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Want to Land One of the Best Jobs of 2018? Here Are 3 Smart Tips | Inc.com

Glassdoor just released its annual report of the 50 Best Jobs in America for 2018. Data scientist and DevOps engineer took the top two spots. But if you don't have the degree or experience for either of these, fear not! There are plenty of others you can choose from. And if you want to increase the …

Employment

Steve Jobs: This Is the Mindset That Separates Those With Extraordinary Lives From Everyone Else | Inc.com

To leave your mark on the world and accomplish truly interesting things, do you need to be rich? Brilliant? Able to take a mental beating and keep on fighting?<p>Not according to Steve Jobs. None of those factors will probably hurt your efforts to be exceptional, but according to the former Apple boss …

Self-improvement

District 9 director Neill Blomkamp makes two sci-fi film shorts with Unity

Neill Blomkamp, the Academy Award-nominated director of <i>District 9</i>, has taken a film created with the Unity Technologies game engine and made a couple of new short films based upon it. The project means that Unity can be used to democratize film making, just as it is used to democratize game …

9 Powerful Tony Robbins Quotes That Will Redefine Your Quest for Success

Check out the fire walker's words of wisdom to help you realize your potential, both in the office and throughout your life.<p>Motivational mogul Tony Robbins grew up understanding the difficulty of making ends meet, his family often unable to afford Thanksgiving feasts or Christmas presents. Yet, a …

Motivation

Double trouble: This ransomware campaign could infect your PC with two types of file-locking malware

Victims around the world hit by criminals who can switch the malicious payload of emails between Locky and FakeGlobal on a whim.<p>Being infected by one …

Ransomware

The New Habit You Need to Develop Now If You Want Every Employer to Do Anything to Hire You. | Inc.com

If you're on the job hunt right now or want to make sure you're in a job that's the right fit for you, you need to think about performance management in a new way. The old way of performance management is over. Gone are the days where you wait to be told by your manager or company how you're doing …

Pirate Bay 'borrows' visitor CPUs to mine virtual coins

Piracy websites can't really depend on ads, so how do they make money? By using your PC's processor cycles, apparently -- whether you want to or not. Visitors to The Pirate Bay have discovered JavaScript code in the website that 'borrows' your processor for the sake of mining Monero digital coins. …

Bitcoin

App detects pancreatic cancer from the whites of your eyes

Pancreatic cancer has a very low survival rate, with just nine percent of patients surviving past five years. A major contributor to this rate is the fact that once those with pancreatic cancer start to show symptoms, the disease is usually already quite advanced. But researchers at the University …

Climate Change

Microsoft, Samsung and Intel form smart home alliance

The connected home has a huge problem. Very little few of the devices actually talk to one another. Thanks to competing communication protocols and companies creating proprietary ecosystems that only let their products talk to one another, users are forced to open multiple apps to have the home of …

Facebook pulls plug on AI bots after they start inventing their own language

Researchers at Facebook recently shut down a pair of AI bots that were designed to communicate with each other in English, after they instead began …

Artificial Intelligence

Confident people know to do 3 things that help them grow

We can get the job offer, land the new big client, ask that person out, or make a speech all without confidence.<p>Even though technically we don't need it to accomplish our goals, we still want it — and struggle to get more of it.<p>Despite what you might think, building and strengthening your …

Self-improvement

Six ways successful people stay calm in a crisis

It happens to the best of us. Things go off the rails at work, you witness someone on your team verbally explode because something isn’t working out …

Microsoft's Windows warning: Hackers hijacked software updater with in-memory malware

Advanced attackers are using a blend of in-memory malware, legitimate pen-testing tools and a compromised updater to attack banks and tech firms, …

Malware

Why every company needs to run like a software company

The new breed of digital players 'attack the companies where they are weakest, that is in software applications.'<p>If software is eating the world, …

Innovation
Networking

10 Bad Habits You Must Eliminate from Your Daily Routine

You are the sum of your habits. When you allow bad habits to take over, they dramatically impede your path to success. The challenge is bad habits are insidious, creeping up on you slowly until you don't even notice the damage they're causing.<p><i>"Chains of habit are too light to be felt until they are</i> …

Self-improvement

The best apps every Windows Phone user should have

Microsoft is definitely known for its productivity suite of apps. If you own a Windows Phone, then you know most of these apps come bundled with your …

Apps

How to respond to a ransomware infection

So, you've been hit by ransomware and don't have a backup.David Bisson describes what you should do next.

IT security

The Truth About Green Tea for Weight Loss

Green tea has gained tremendous popularity as an all-around health elixir, touted to burn fat and prevent an array of illnesses, including cancer and …

Tea

Here are the details for HP Workspace, which allows you to run x86 apps on a Windows phone

When HP announced the Elite x3 back in February, it also announced Workspace, an app that would finally allow its users to run x86 apps using …

Watch HP's Elite X3 Windows Phone simulate a desktop

After spending plenty of time with HP's Elite X3 Windows Phone, it's hard not to be impressed by the company's ambition. It's just too bad the execution isn't so great. The Elite X3 builds on Microsoft's Continuum feature, which gives phones pseudo-desktop interfaces on larger monitors, with …

DDoS Attacks That Caused Chaos on Web Were 'Sophisticated': Dyn

The denial of service attack that crippled servers across the U.S. East Coast on Friday was the result of a "sophisticated, highly distributed" assault that involved millions of internet addresses and a malicious source code, according to Dyn.<p>The internet traffic company released a blog post in …

Cybersecurity

Artificial intelligence-powered malware is coming, and it's going to be terrifying

It all looks normal — but the entire message was actually written by a piece of smart malware mimicking the client's email mannerisms, with a virus attached to the map.<p>It sounds pretty far out — and it is, for now. But that's the direction that Dave Palmer, director of technology at cybersecurity …

Artificial Intelligence

Feast your eyes on the Xbox One S 'Gears of War 4' Limited Edition

You’ll have to wait until October 11 to get your grubby little paws on Gears of War 4. Today though, you can take in the blood red beauty that is the Gears of War 4 Xbox One S. Or, you can just buy one yourself on Thursday.<p>Inside the box you’ll find the console (a lighter and more powerful upgrade …

Samsung patent shows handset running Android and Windows Mobile at the same time

Dual-booting PCs are by no means new. For decades, power users and enthusiasts have used multiple operating systems, co-existing on the same machine, …

Software

Neuroscience Reveals the Nourishing Benefits That Silence Has on Your Brain

Here's what happens to your brain when it's surrounded by the noise of nothingness.<p>When's the last time you sat in total, utter silence? While it's not easy to find true peace and quiet, there's now evidence you may want to find more opportunities to embrace noiselessness throughout your day.<p>We …

The Brain

3 Essential Foods to Help Build Muscle Mass Naturally

You must have heard the cliche "you are what you eat". The truth is that every food you consume and put in your mouth is reflected in your body. …