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Gain credibility in 30 seconds or less

Since people size you up within the first few seconds of meeting you, here are five ways to make sure you give a good first impression. Flickr/ITU Pictures<p>Are you accomplished, authentic, a novice, or a no-name? Within the first several seconds of an encounter, someone is sizing up your value.<p>Your …

Digital Design

10 overrated beliefs about life that might be hurting your success

Here's my take on a few common beliefs that I think we often get wrong.<p>Being in motion is not the same thing as taking action. As a society, we've fallen into a trap of busyness and overwork.<p>More critically, we have mistaken all this activity as an indicator of living an important life. The …

Celebrity Gossip

Points Panel

Great prizes, rewards and sweepstakes are just a few taps away! Panel app rewards users for simply going about their day.<p>Earn bonus points by …

Mandela Memorial Signer Allegedly Burned Two Men to Death

The fake sign language interpreter at Nelson Mandela’s memorial service last week was among a group of people accused of assaulting two men found …

Microsoft is still driving some Windows 7 users crazy with nagging ads to upgrade

If you're running Windows 7 on a machine capable of using Windows 10, chances are you getting swamped with ads from Microsoft telling you to upgrade.<p>Last month, Microsoft said it accidentally tried to make Windows 7 and 8 machines automatically upgrade to Windows 10 and said it fixed its …

Obama on Oregon shooting: 'Somehow this has become routine'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Powerless to act after yet another mass shooting, all the president of the United States could do was vent.<p>Barack Obama has clasped grieving parents close. His voice has broken as he's read aloud the names of murdered kids. He's wept in the White House briefing room. He's raged …

Guns

Google says Voice Search is now faster and more accurate

If you feel like Google’s voice recognition is working a little better than it used to, that’s because it is! Today Google reported that their widely-used voice search capability is now being handled by a new engine that recognizes and anticipates words with a much higher degree of accuracy.<p>Google …

Machine Learning

Gel-filled touchscreen creates real buttons on demand

There's just something about the feeling of physical keys that haptic feedback simply can't replicate on touchscreens. It's part of the reason people buy keyboard accessories for tablets, or Ryan Seacrest's strange iPhone case. It's also inspired some to try to figure out a happy medium between the …