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The Food Lab's Foolproof Onion Rings Recipe

It's always difficult to decide whether to get onion rings or fries (get a combo if they'll let you!). Proper beer-battered onion rings, with a substantial crisp crust covering a sweet, tender, thick ring of onion, are one of life's three greatest pleasures (and the only one that can be enjoyed …

Real Estate Is Accessible And Easy To Navigate Thanks To These Startups

Real estate isn’t just for brokers anymore. Technology is creating an industry that’s consumer-facing, accessible and easy to navigate. From buying a space, to moving in, to even maintaining that space, tech-fueled startups have been fulfilling every nook and cranny of need in the realm of real …

How to set up your own Raspberry Pi powered VPN

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MIT Students Redesign The How-To Video, In 4 Easy Steps

MIT researchers aim to use crowd feedback to build better step-by-step menus for online how-to videos.<p>Whether you want to learn how to make scrambled eggs like Gordon Ramsay, drive a stick shift without stalling out or just wax the tips of your mustache, you can find plenty of videos online …

Stop LinkedIn from sharing which profiles you view

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2015 Worldwide Internet, Mobile and Social Media Trends

Last year we wrote about We Are Social’s huge report on everything internet, mobile and social and the company is back with an even bigger report on trends than last year.<p>In this year’s huge 376 page report, the social marketing agency details how the internet has changed in the last year in-depth. …

How Amazon Tricks You Into Thinking It Always Has the Lowest Prices

It's all about price perception.<p>Amazon is known for having low prices. But a study conducted by a startup called Boomerang Commerce reveals that Amazon’s pricing strategy is much more nuanced than simply undercutting the competition.<p>Boomerang, founded by Amazon veteran Guru Hariharan, makes …

Three storage trends that will cause billions to change hands

It’s that time of the year again. In the next weeks, everyone and their brother is going to come up with their predictions for 2015. As far as the datacenter is concerned, this is a foolish exercise. Datacenter transformations happen over decades, not months.<p>In the past 20 years, there were only …

Scientists take a step towards curing infertility with stem cells

Stem cells are basically like biological alchemy. You can turn them in to almost anything, including it seems sperm or eggs. Researchers working jointly in the UK and Israel have figured out how to create precursor cells for gametes, you know the bits that combine during fertilization to create a …

5 Super-Useful Things You Can Do With Your Old iPhone

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Yes, Your Toddler Can Watch TV: The New Rules for Screen Time

When my oldest child was a toddler, I treated illuminated screens like plutonium. During my training as a pediatrician, I had received the message …

16 Things You Didn't Know Your New iPhone Could Do

Take advantage of all the (literally) bigger and better features right at your fingertips.

Beyond Christensen: new models of industry disruption

Most are familiar with the kind of disruption Clayton Christensen first described in his classic, <i>The Innovator’s Dilemma</i>: A new technology comes …

WhereToWatch Helps You Find TV Shows and Movies to Stream Legally

Hollywood’s industry body organization, the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), has launched a platform designed to highlight the ease of finding and viewing content legally online.<p>WhereToWatch, along with a number of alternatives like CanIStreamIt, provides an easy way to find out if the …

A reminder from Lockheed Martin that big data can be a slow process

I’m probably guilty of spending too much time talking to startups and web companies, to the point where it’s easy to forget that not everyone is …

14 Niche Netflix Alternatives

For TV shows and <i>some</i> movies, there’s Netflix or Amazon Prime Instant Video. For the latest release blockbusters, there’s Google Play Movies & TV, Amazon Instant Video or Blinkbox, depending on where you live in the world. But the video-on-demand (VoD) realm extends far beyond the well-established, …

‘Netflix for pirates’ comes to jailbroken iOS devices

Popcorn Time, the service that allows users to stream movie torrents, today makes its debut on iOS. It’s available only to jailbroken devices — there’s no way Apple would have approved it for the App Store — and it can be obtained through Cydia via a dedicated Popcorn Time repository.<p>Popcorn Time …

How to Optimize Customer Support on Mobile

Our lives revolve around our mobile devices. As bold as that statement may seem, it’s wholly accurate. Our smartphones and tablets provide the connection point between every aspect of our lives — from arranging transportation to staying in touch with friends and family, and keeping on top of …

When Does A Chief Digital Officer Signal Weakness?

The arrival of a Chief Digital Officer often heralds a period of excitement at a company, as if the leadership declared, “Hooray, we get it, we are committed to transforming our business in meaningful ways enabled by technology.”<p>But I have started to see a pattern in which a CDO is actually a sign …

13 Ways To Know If Your LinkedIn Summary Is A Winner Or A Snoozer

First impressions have gone digital. People are learning about you online before they ever shake your hand. The second they know they are going to meet you or have a call with you, they’re going to type your name into Google. This makes your virtual brand more important than ever. And it means you …

A Practical Guide to Writing an Effective Social Media Policy

<i>“Through these [online] interactions, IBM’s greatest asset—the expertise of its employees—can be shared with clients, shareholders, and the communities in which it operates.”</i><p>In one concise statement, IBM both establishes its position as an organization that values its employees’ ideas and …

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Advice You Can Run With: 5 Tips on Designing for Mobile

<i>This post was originally published on the</i> <i>Shutterstock blog</i> <i>and has been reprinted with permission.</i><p>Mobile technology is transforming consumer behavior. Last year, mobile devices were on track to outpace the number of people in the world, and it’s estimated that by 2017, there will be 1.4 mobile …

Business Intelligence: The key to strategic business planning

This sponsored post is produced in association with SiSense.<p>We live in a world of big data. It’s being collected constantly, from the purchases you make to the websites you visit to the GPS info gathered on your phone. But the fact that a lot of data is being collected isn’t what makes “big data” …

Humanizing big data: The everyday impact of crowd science

In my recent VentureBeat post, I explored the emerging field of crowd science, how this sub-niche of data science is at the intersection of analytics and psychology, and how we apply it to our customers’ innovation processes at Mindjet. Since then, I’ve stumbled upon numerous articles and news …

How Culture Expanded Around the World

The theme of this year’s #TNWUSA conference is ‘Where Business and Cultures Collide.’ We’ll be focusing on international growth and regional technology trends, as well as best business practices and experiences when it comes to expanding abroad.<p>One of the most exciting things we’ve noticed about …

Just how big will sales acceleration technology get?

<i>This sponsored post is produced by InsideSales.com.</i><p>Sales acceleration is an array of software tools that sits in between CRM and marketing automation. It’s not about organizing your sales efforts like CRM technology, or automating the scheduling and tracking of campaigns like marketing automation …

If You Think Big Data’s Big Now, Just Wait

We’ve been hearing a great deal about the power of Big Data over the last couple of years. The hype says that as we gather more data, we will be able to get better answers to business problems, but the data levels we have seen so far could pale in comparison to what happens when we start adding …