Mauricio Gonzalez

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This Guy Emailed His Boss for a Raise -- And Cc'd the Entire Company

A Wells Fargo worker asked his boss for a company-wide raise of $3 billion, and he CC'd about 200,000 people. But his manager says he won't be …

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Steven Pinker: 10 'grammar rules' it's OK to break (sometimes)

Among the many challenges of writing is dealing with rules of correct usage: whether to worry about split infinitives, fused participles, and the meanings of words such as "fortuitous", "decimate" and "comprise". Supposedly a writer has to choose between two radically different approaches to these …

Hilton Hotels app will allow you to use your phone as a room key in 2015

How many times has it happened to you? You’re at a hotel and you lose your room key, or it’s defective and you have to go back downstairs to the …

Apple refreshes MacBook Pro line with minor upgrades, no price rise

The rumors of Apple's updated MacBook Pro line were true -- after a brief downtime, the Apple Store's back up with new MacBook Pros.<p>Unlike the previous two years, Apple didn't make any Mac hardware announcements at its WWDC keynote this year, which left users eagerly waiting for news of new Pros. …

21 Stunning Photos Taken By A 15-Year-Old Instagram Photographer

The 15-year-old (yep, born in 1998) first picked up a camera at age 7, taking photos of random things around his house. He didn't have any technical skill, of course, but by trial and error he would figure out what worked and what didn't based on the outcome of his snapping.<p>A few years later, his …

Kids coding app Tynker expands to Android and adds game-making mode

Education technology startup Tynker is expanding to Android, after attracting more than 8.8 million children to computer programming courses through its website and iPad app.<p>The company has launched its Android tablet app on the Google Play app store, including a new mode – also available in the …

Meet The Richest Tech Tycoon In 14 Major Countries Around The World

But there are plenty of extremely wealthy tech executives across the globe who are making major contributions to their country's tech scenes.<p>With the help of Forbes' Billionaires List, we've rounded up the wealthiest tech tycoon in 14 countries across the globe. They've each played a major role in …

12 New Ways to Eat Corn This Summer

If you haven't noticed, we talk a lot about nose-to-tail eating. Pork tenderloin for dinner? We want offal and <i>sanguinaccio dolce</i>, too. Roasting a whole chicken? We’ll have wings one night and drumsticks the next, then use the bones for stock when we're done. We waste not; we want not -- and that …

9 New Grilling Recipes to Make Right Now

These 9 grilling recipes, from clams and chorizo to a pisco punch with grilled lemons, were developed for BonAppetit.com's 30 Days of Grilling campaign.<p><b>We've been really excited about a lot of things</b> during our 30 Days of Grilling extravaganza. But if we had to choose one favorite category from the …

Chinese Aromatics 101: Kung Pao Fish With Dried Chilies and Sichuan Peppercorns

Study cuisines from around the world, and you'll find that many tend to rely on fairly consistent bases of aromatic vegetables, no matter the dish. In France, this vegetable base is known as mirepoix, and features celery, onions, and carrots. In Creole cooking, it's known as the holy trinity—onion, …

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Xiaomi's rise above Apple in numbers

As Xiaomi becomes China's third largest selling smart phone company Bloomberg looks into the numbers of the four-year-old technology giant<p>It launched in 2010, sold its first smartphone in 2011, and by 2013, sold 100,000 phones in under 90 seconds.<p>Xiaomi is now the third most successful smart phone …

15 Reasons Cape Town Should Be No. 1 On Your Travel Agenda

Summer is <i>finally</i> on the horizon and all we can think about is where we’re going to spend our vacations. From lounging on one of Greece’s pristine beaches to sleeping beneath the stars above the Great Barrier Reef, our options for adventure this season are infinite. However, one destination …

Comcast plans data limits for all customers

Comcast is considering imposing monthly usage limits for all of its Internet customers.<p>David Cohen, executive vice president of America's largest cable company, predicted at a conference Wednesday that in five years' time, the company will have "a usage-based billing model rolled out across its …

Introducing Flipboard's First Foray into Video Games

Introducing Flipboard’s First Foray into Video Games<p>Inside Flipboard / April 1, 2014<p>In 2010, humans spent 3 billion hours a week playing video …

23 Children's Books You Need To Read Again As An Adult

With help from The New York Public Library's Youth Materials Specialist, Betsy Bird, we put together a list of 23 books worth giving a second read.

Extremely Rare Star Wars Movie Posters You've Never Seen

The original Star Wars trilogy was (and remains) a worldwide phenomenon, George Lucas's interstellar tale of good vs evil captured the imagination of …