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Billionaire CEO and investor Marc Benioff says unicorn startups manipulated private markets and he's done investing in them

Salesforce CEO Marc BenioffRobert Galbraith/ Reuters<p>See Also<p>Salesforce is best known for its cloud software, but it's also been quietly turning itself into one of the most active VC investors in the Valley lately.<p>Its billionaire CEO Marc Benioff loves working with entrepreneurs and often serves as …

Tips : How To Get The Perfect Colors In Design

Color gives a life to design. It forms the core in transforming any layout. Have you ever looked at a web product and thought about the depth its …

9 golden rules for combining fonts

Finding the right font pairing is an artform – in this article, we offer some tips and tricks for getting it right. Let's say you've hunted through …

15 Awesome Free Tools & Resources for Web Developers

In this article, we have collected relatively new and useful tools and resources for Web Developers and Designers. These tools and resources will not …

Time Management Secrets Anyone Can Use

If you’re reading this article instead of doing your work, chances are good that you have trouble managing your time efficiently. You’re not alone. According to a survey by Salary.com, 90% of workers waste at least a half hour each workday, not including lunch or scheduled breaks. While computers …

Time Management

Why Multitasking Is Bad For Our Brains

<i>Ben Slater is Sales & Marketing Director at Seed, a platform that applies marketing automation and data science to hiring. Follow @BenJHSlater. This post first appeared on the Seed Jobs blog.</i><p>How many browser tabs do you have open right now?<p>I’m guessing it’s over 10, maybe 20. Some may be for …

How to Make the Mobile Ads Steve Jobs Wanted

Back in 2010, business outlets reeled when Steve Jobs observed that mobile ads suck. He was correct. Data showed that 88% of users ignore ads in …

Mobile Devices

Are You Selling A Business? Read This First

It’s every entrepreneur’s dream, or at least a daydream. Your business has grown so successful you can sell it and drift off into the sunset (at least until the siren call of angel investing or another startup lures you in once again).<p>This week I met sale-side expert Rick Krebs, who manages mergers …

Why Designers Should Never Use Fake Text In Web Design

Once you’re ready to go beyond low-fidelity, it’s time to ditch the lorem ipsum.<p>As we discussed in the Guide to Usability Testing, a webpage with a simple structure but quality content performs much better than a nice layout with subpar text. That at least proves its worth — but the importance of …

Design Detail - See Through Stairs

Hey contemporist friends! Here’s something you don’t see every day, and maybe that’s a good thing, because my palms are sweating just looking at …

San Francisco Designers Decorate Their Office Walls With Pixelated Superhero Murals Made From 8,024 Post-It Notes

San Francisco-based designer Ben Brucker and some of his co-workers at eBay Enterprise worked together to liven up their drab office by decorating …

Murals

Cheat Sheet: Graphic Design Words Everyone Should Know (Infographic)

What's the difference between fonts and typography? Margins and padding? Check out this guide.<p>Companies like Herman-Miller, Nike, Starbucks and Apple have all made a great case as to why businesses should care about design. These and 10 other design-minded companies grew 299 percent between 2003 …

Graphic Design

Infographic: How Mobile Ads Are Becoming More Engaging and Accountable

A week ago, it was revealed that Facebook had begun working with the MRC, IAB and Nielsen on creating viewability standards for mobile ads. The move …

Advertising Industry

Google Will Rank Your Site Higher If It's Mobile Friendly

Big changes to Google’s search algorithms are coming: beginning April 21, the company will increase the ranking of sites that are mobile-friendly and surface app results much higher.<p>The company says that the change will have a “significant impact” on all mobile searches in all languages worldwide, …

Google just paid $25 million to buy the entire '.app' web domain

Google decided to apply for new top-level domains (TLDs) way back in 2012, four years after ICANN, the organization that controls the world's domain names, decided to expand the overall number of generic TLDs.<p>Google applied for dozens at the time, including .docs, .android, .free, .fyi, .foo, and, …

Facebook Now Allows Custom Gender Options

Facebook now allows its users to enter any term they want to describe their gender, and also indicate how they’d like to be addressed.<p>The social network previously offered a list of gender identities to choose from, but now allows users to add their own preferred terms.<p>A statement from Facebook …

Gender

Top 10 Travel Media Brands on Social Media for November 2014

Activity on social media by travel media brands slowed down in November, but a few brands used that as an opportunity to move ahead.<p>The list below …