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Delivering Happiness 'Cheer Leader': I Make Less Money, But I'm 'Infinitely Happier'

Mark Rowland makes his living as a cheer leader.<p>That's his job title at Delivering Happiness, an organization that helps make offices into happier workspaces. Rowland told HuffPost Live's Nancy Redd that he's been interested in the concept of happiness for about a decade, which has allowed him to …

5 Easy Steps to Accessing More Happiness and Boosting Your Success

One of the things I love most about my work is that my fascinating, knowledgeable clients teach me things I'm excited to learn. Recently a client shared with me the riveting TED talk by the world's leading positive psychology expert and bestselling author Shawn Achor on The Happy Secret to Better …

Ryan Murphy Invites 'Glee' Original Cast Back For 100th Episode

The 100th episode of "Glee" may not be until March, but details are already being announced for the giant celebration.<p>This week, Ryan Murphy sent out a tweet announcing all of the original cast members of the series were invited back for the 100th episode:<p>Since his initial tweet, Murphy has updated …

My 21st Century Pen Pal And I Use Skype To Chat--No Phones, Envelopes, Stamps, and Sealing Wax

When I was a fourth grade student in Southfield, Mich., a suburb of Detroit, we studied the country of Norway, in depth. To facilitate this, my teacher and school arranged for us to become acquainted with a similar fourth grade class in Norway. Each of us was assigned a student and we exchanged …

Start-up Strategies to Build a Business the Affordable Way

When I started my career as an entrepreneur, my office was so small that when a visitor arrived, my wife, who was also my secretary, would have to leave the room. We had just enough space for two chairs. My only capital when I started Trans Pacific Traders in 1946 was my accumulated military pay. …

Official 'Fast & Furious' Paul Walker Tribute Video Is Heartbreaking

The "Fast & Furious" franchise's YouTube page has released a tribute video to Paul Walker. The 40-year-old starred in five of the six "Fast & Furious" films before his death on Nov. 30 following injuries sustained in a car accident. Walker played Brian O'Conner in the Universal Pictures film …

Single Ladies' Dayna Lynne North: A TV Scribe to Watch

In an industry that has been difficult for women writers to establish themselves, let alone non-white writers (as WGA statistics have shown), Dayna Lynne North has cemented a reputation as a significant voice in the growing ranks of terrific African-American TV writer/producers. With an impressive …

Study Says Fear Of Being Alone Keeps People In Bad Relationships

Are you scared of being alone forever? You're not the only one -- and it could be affecting your love life.<p>A new study published in The Journal of Personality and Social Psychology says the fear of being single may drive adults to stay in bad relationships or settle for less-than-desirable …

Watch the Moto G launch livestream here

<i>The Moto G launch livestream is scheduled to start at 9AM EST, live from Motorola’s Sao Paulo, Brazil event.</i><p>After the much-hyped Moto X, the first phone designed in the Google-era, Motorola is gearing up to launch a less impressive, but potentially more disruptive follow-up: the Moto G.<p>The Moto G …

Oppo exec resigns, possibly to start new brand with CyanogenMod connection

CM’s Steve Kondik and Koushik Dutta, together with Pete Lau<p>The mystery CyanogenMod phone plot thickens. A senior executive has just left Oppo, possibly to start a new brand of smartphones running Steve Kondik’s popular custom ROM.<p>Last week, we heard that Cyanogen Inc. is working with an unspecified …

5 biggest myths about Android

Fear, uncertainty and doubt, or FUD, is a common tactic in marketing and there’s a fair bit of evidence that negative advertising works. Competitive companies are backed up by legions of fans invested in their wares and everyone feeds their thoughts into the biggest rumor mill ever devised – the …

Nintendo reportedly working on an 'educational' Android tablet

It’s no secret that Nintendo moves to the beat of its own drum, often ignoring industry trends to do what it feels is best for its company and target audience. So far this has meant sticking primarily to a family-oriented strategy and pushing unique experiences like motion sensing, instead of …

MediaTek launches world's first true octa-core processor

In a brazen attempt to look better than its competition, MediaTek has unveiled the MT6592, a processor which it is claiming is the world’s first true octa-core mobile platform. Ignoring all the fluff in the release information like “premium gaming performance” and “perfect balance of performance …

Moto G unboxing and first impressions

Looking for the Moto X experience at a more affordable price? Here’s our unboxing and first impressions of the Moto G!<p>Opening up the retail packaging reveals the Moto G in all its glory, and that’s essentially all you’ll find in the box, apart from a micro-USB cable and a quick start guide. …

The renaissance of Android's Google OEM: The Motorola story

Exciting things are happening at Motorola. It’s been a tumultuous few years for the company that produced the first cell phone, but it has once again found the cutting edge. The Moto X is the first smartphone that’s always listening for its master’s voice, hinting at the largely untapped potential …

Mobile Technology

How to switch from iPhone to Android – the Eric Schmidt guide

In a rare Google+ post, Google Chairman Eric Schmidt offered his followers a very detailed how-to guide on switching from iPhone to Android.<p>Schmidt said that many of his iPhone friends are moving to Android and reminded buyers that some of the most recent Android handsets out there including the …

Samsung targets Coca-Cola, Pepsi, and FedEx with customized phones

Samsung is reportedly going after big corporate clients with customized phones, in a bid to secure new revenue sources.<p>Facing the inevitable saturation of developed markets and fierce price-based competition from smaller players in emerging markets, the Korean giant is looking towards …

Samsung to spend $14 billion on ads and marketing for Galaxies, other products this year

Samsung is apparently on track to spend $14 billion this year on advertising and marketing in order to sell more Galaxy handsets and other products, but ads will not always work in its favor.<p><i>Reuters</i> reports that the Samsung’s promotion budget this year is actually bigger than Iceland’s entire GDP, …

Microsoft ad compares Surface RT to Galaxy Tab 3, guess who wins

Microsoft isn’t above some good old-fashioned negative advertising, as the Scroogled campaign without doubt.<p>Just this week, Microsoft sent Google fans into a tizzy with a commercial starring the characters from reality TV show Pawn Stars, explaining a naïve customer how Chromebooks aren’t “real …

Google launches Cyber Weekend sale: discounted apps, movies, albums, and books

Many top developers have put their Android apps on sale for this weekend, including games like The Bard’s Tale and Need for Speed Most Wanted, and apps like Go Launcher, Reddit Sync, and Sketchbook Pro.<p>Now Google joins the funs with its Cyber Weekend sale, that covers everything from apps, to …

Market for processors up by 24% thanks to smartphones and tablets

New forecast data about the number of microprocessor shipments show that the global market for processors will rise to 1.50 billion chips by the end of this year, up from 1.21 billion in 2012. Processors included in the data are traditional chips from the likes of Intel and AMD, found in desktop …

Nokia jabs at the iPad Air with a new ad for its tablet

Nokia is continuing the media push to get its new Lumia 2520 tablet in the hands of as many consumers as possible this holiday season with a cutesy …

Moto G arrives to Canada for $200, free with contract

While those in the United States still have to wait until January to get their hands on the ultra-affordable Moto G, Motorola’s new budget handset has now arrived to Canada by way of TELUS and Koodo Mobile.<p>Though not necessarily as cheap as United State’s promised price tag of $179, the Moto G is …