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4 Signs It's Time To Fire An Employee

<b>1. Not performing up to expectations</b><p>No matter how much you appreciate employees' efforts, if they're failing to meet expectations month after month, then they should probably go. Not only are they costing you money, but they're pushing responsibilities onto other colleagues, causing stress within …

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10 Places You Should Go While They're Still Cheap

And while there are plenty of tricks for squeezing the most out of every vacation dollar, one of the simplest options is to find a place that has a lot to offer but hasn't yet been hit by the price inflation that comes with big-time popularity.<p>Here are 10 destinations great enough to make the …

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Why your brain loves music

New neuroscience study sets out to explain why in some respects music offers the same sort of pleasure as a really good thriller.<p>The love affair between <b>music</b> and neuroscience just keeps going and going. And this isn’t surprising because music’s power over us is so huge, and so odd. It’s not like …

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A Sitcom Pivot: How “Happy Endings” Ditched Its Breakup Premise And Became Amahzing

By Joel Keller6 minute Read<p>Have you ever re-watched the first season of your favorite sitcom, after having watched it for years, and said to …

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10 Ways To Be Healthier In 10 Minutes Or Less

It seems like our favorite excuse: "There just aren't enough hours in the day." It gets us out of workouts, concocting nutritious homemade meals, sleeping enough.<p>But does health <i>have</i> to be a trade-off with time? A new study examined the time American adults spend on beneficial behavior and found …

The future of music, according to Spotify's Daniel Ek

AUSTIN, Texas--Daniel Ek was waving his arms in the air, as if molding invisible clay. He swiped his right hand karate-chop style, made a big loop, and then grabbed an imaginary dial with his left and twisted his fist.<p>Ek, you see, was talking about the future. In this not-so-far-off future, maybe a …

Universal Analytics : actualités, dossiers...

Mesure multi-device, du offline... Mise à jour majeure de Google Analytics, Universal Analytics enrichit significativement l'outil d'analyse de …

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Facebook Gets a Hold on Phones

Facebook wants to take over your phone. It aims to immediately immerse you in its social network with just a glance at the phone’s opening screen, …

5 Great Social Media Curation Tools You Have to Try Today

If you follow me on any of my social media platforms you’ll know that effective content curation is a huge deal for me. When planning your personal …

Samsung Galaxy S4 vs. HTC One: 5 Things to Know

In just a few days, the HTC One and the Samsung Galaxy S4 will finally arrive in the United States and go head to head as the two most recognizable …

Apple job listing suggest fingerprint scanning for future iPhones

Apple may have tipped its hand when it comes to the rumored integration of its fingerprint scanning technology into the next generation iPhone. …

HTC One Is a Winner

HTC One Review<p>HTC One<p>Aluminum Backside<p>The Home Screen, Rethought<p>App Array<p>Top View<p>Tapered Design<p>BlinkFeed<p>Home Screen<p>BlinkFeed Raw<p>Partner …

Gigaom | Flipboard is a giant iceberg lurking in the path of the media

Advertisement<p>When Flipboard recently announced it was opening up its platform to enable users to create their own magazines, I was surprised by the …

Newspaper revenue fell 2 pct to $38.6B in 2012

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) -- The newspaper industry's revenue declined at its slowest pace in six years, as publishers turned to new businesses and raised …

This Week in Review: What Facebook Home will do to mobile, and retiring “illegal immigrant”

Plus: Alternatives to the metered model, Roger Ebert’s death, changes at the Cleveland Plain Dealer, and the rest of the week’s media and tech news.<p><b>Facebook Home, content, and messaging</b>: Facebook has long been rumored to be developing a phone, and when it finally unveiled Facebook Home this week, …

Mixed picture for tablet app use

Tablet users account for 29 per cent of the time spent playing mobile games, despite these devices being used by just 18 per cent of the active app …

Consumer and context with smartphones versus tablets

If you are reading this post, the untapped opportunities of mobile content, distribution and advertising are keeping you up at night, perhaps …

Business model for mobile payments still to be determined: Forrester - Mobile Commerce Daily

Le f-commerce : je commente, donc j’achète

Les réseaux sociaux constituent de formidables plates-formes d’e-commerce et les marques intègrent rapidement cette nouvelle donne. Encore faut-il …

Trends for the future in 2006 ;-) … (Back to The Future)

Published by huguesrey<p>25 years of media agencies development through digital & data infusion Hugues began his carreer in ‘92 as Research Manager for …

A reminder about promotional and commerce journalism

Posted by Richard Gingras, Sr. Director, News & Social Products Credibility and trust are longstanding journalistic values, and ones ...

Pourquoi Google+ décolle enfin

Après un démarrage plutôt lent, presque confidentiel, le réseau social de Google commence enfin à s'affirmer. Une montée en puissance qu'il doit à …

Paywalls rise

It's paywall season right now: the Washington Post, the San Francisco Chronicle, the Telegraph, the Sun -- all have recently announced plans to erect paywalls in an attempt to extract subscription revenues from their most loyal online readers.

Gigaom | The Daily Mail: Paywall? We don’t need no stinking paywall

Advertisement<p><i>“Badges? We ain’t got no badges. We don’t need no badges! I don’t have to show you any stinkin’ badges!” — Gold Hat, Treasure of the</i> …

Gigaom | “Recommended for you”: the fight to decide what you read next

Advertisement<p>“Content engines” are little known to those outside the media sphere even though nearly everyone has used one – typically by clicking on …

The pleasures and perils of the open-plan office

<b>They can be noisy and distracting or depressingly quiet, and frictions with co-workers are guaranteed - so why do so many of us continue to work in open-plan offices?</b><p>In the spring of 1962, a fourth-year British architectural student was tasked with sketching an office layout.<p>In the course of his …

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