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Why Google, Twitter, And LinkedIn Employees Are Kicking These Seven Work Habits

We asked insiders at some of the top tech companies which bad habits they’re trying to cut out of their workdays. Here’s what they said.<p>By this time in January, some of that initial excitement around New Year’s resolutions may be starting to fade. Here we are, just a week away from the whateverness …

All the cool new gadgets at CES 2017

How Could 5,000 Employees Cheat? The Science Behind the Wells Fargo Scandal

Deception. Fraud. Over 5,000 fired. What went wrong? Science gives us some clues.<p>As you've no doubt heard by now, Wells Fargo recently received a $100 million penalty from the Consumer Financial Bureau, in response to illegal banking practices of its employees. This brought the bank's total bill …

Your battery status is being used to track you online

Battery status indicators are being used to track devices, say researchers from Princeton University – meaning warnings of privacy exposure have come to pass<p>A little-known web standard that lets site owners tell how much battery life a mobile device has left has been found to enable tracking …

Batteries

Uber's latest driver perk: Bathroom breaks

Ride-hailing giant Uber said this week it's rolling out a host of changes to its software app that aim to improve its drivers' experiences.<p>It's the latest move in the escalating battle between Uber and its smaller rival, Lyft. Both are pushing aggressively to expand, and both are battling hard to …

The $2.5 trillion Saudi Aramco IPO could undo Saudi Arabia's reform plans

But it is also planning a three-way listing for its state-owned oil company Saudi Aramco. This conflicts slightly with Saudi Arabia's master plan to end its dependence on oil, which accounts for 77% of the country's revenue.<p>The kingdom could use the money from a Saudi Aramco sale to diversify its …

Oil

The oil price rally could be 'sowing seeds of its own destruction'

The commodity's seen a nice rally in light of a weaker US dollar, stronger economic data from China, decreasing non-OPEC production, and a continued rise in demand.<p>In fact, since their February lows, both WTI and Brent crude have rallied by about 60%, and are now trading around $44 a …

Every single movie coming out summer 2016

The 2016 Summer Movie Preview is a snapshot of the films opening through early September. Release dates and other details, as compiled by Kevin Crust, are subject to change.<p><b>Choose a category:</b><p><b>April 29</b><p><b>A Beautiful Planet</b><p>The view of Earth from space and the information it reveals about humanity's …

There’s a huge threat to the most remarkable thing about the US labor market right now

The labor-force participation rate, which measures the proportion of people working or looking for a job, rose for a sixth straight month, to 63%.<p>The rest of the jobs report was strong. It showed that the economy added 215,000 jobs — more than expected. The unemployment rate rose from a …

Labor Economics

An epic miscalculation on the price of a warplane is going to cost taxpayers $1.5 trillion

At a sticker price of $412 million per plane, the U.S. Air Force couldn't afford to buy a lot of F-22s.<p>So, to ensure it had a good quantity of fighter jets, as well as a few of good quality, the Air Force proposed a "high-low" solution.<p>On the high end, it would buy a handful of ultra-expensive …

Aviation

The U.S. Is Pumping All This Oil, So Where Are The Benefits?

The U.S. has ramped up oil production so dramatically that it's joined Saudi Arabia and Russia as one of the world's largest producers. Just glance at the chart below.<p>Since this surge began in 2008, American production rocketed from 5 million barrels a day to nearly 10 million barrels a day at the …

Pay up or else: Ransomware is the hot hacking trend of 2016

Hackers struck Hollywood Presbyterian Medical Center last month. They encrypted files critical to running the hospital's systems. And then they asked for money.<p>After three weeks of operating without crucial computer programs, the Los Angeles hospital paid a $17,000 ransom to restore its systems.<p>The …

12 apps everyone should be using at work in 2016

From collaboration and project management to recruiting and email management, there are numerous cloud apps to choose from in almost every category.<p>We have some unique insight into these choices at Okta, as organizations use our service to securely connect their people to technology.<p>We recently …

Project Management

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Google and Lenovo are teaming up to build a smartphone.</b> It's based on Project Tango, a Google experiment to give smartphones depth perception.<p><b>2. Wall Street thinks a Yahoo sale is almost inevitable — but no one can agree on the buyer.</b> Verizon, AT&T, and Alliance Data Systems are all …

Google Glass

Top Web Design Trends To Watch In 2016

Web design industry is an ever-changing space and there are many trends that come and go. 2015 has been another amazing year for technological advancement and we’ve seen some incredible websites.<p>You shouldn’t expect radical changes in 2016. We’ll see some current trends growing bigger, some of them …

UI Design

ScreenMeet’s new app lets you share your screen in mobile meetings

Microsoft's newest app turns anyone into a programmer

As software continues to eat the world, there's more demand than ever for mobile apps in every facet of our lives.<p>But while the consumer app market just keeps growing and growing, the number of business apps just isn't keeping pace. Meanwhile, users are stuck using their old legacy software, tied …

Apps

The End of Expertise

What if what you know didn’t matter anymore? What if knowledge became a commodity? What if everyone could be an expert?<p>Far-fetched, you think? Well, in fact, the “what if” is no longer speculative; it is here already. Talk to people in such professional service industries as private banking, …

7 Scientific Reasons You Always Feel Like You Don’t Have Enough Time

Think there aren't enough hours in the day? It could all be in your head. Here are seven scientific reasons you feel like you don't have enough time, and how to overcome that feeling.<p>We’ve all used conversational expressions like "there aren't enough hours in the day" to describe a common …

10 must visit web galleries for web design inspiration

As a web designer or a front-end developer we all ways hit a point where we have creative blocks. This article we have compiled some web galleries …

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6 Tips for Taking an Idea from Start to Finish from a Seriously Successful Entrepreneur

We are all creatives, so we all have big ideas. The difficulty with that, however, is that sometimes these ideas never get to see the light of day because day-to-day life, procrastination or even feeling overwhelmed by the scope of our ideas gets in the way. Scott Belsky, an entrepreneur and the …

Top 50 Best Selling Management Books of All Time

There are multiple aspects to being an effective manager, but the bottom line is: you will be responsible for overseeing and supervising a company’s …

How To Write an “About Me” Page That Gets You Hired

About pages are hard. You have one page to summarize who you are, what you do, and how you’re different in a clear, concise, and confident way. No …

Web Design

When Everyone Is Doing Design Thinking, Is It Still a Competitive Advantage?

Design thinking has come a long way since I wrote about it here in 2008. The most valuable company in the world places design at the center of everything it does. Designers are on the founding team of countless disruptive startups. Domains such as healthcare, education, and government have begun to …

How two millennials built a $100 million startup in 4 years and landed an interview with the president

Michelle Obama's glam squad had already powdered his nose. He sipped water and thumbed an issue of The New Yorker, trying to stave off nerves.<p>Horowitz, 27, was about to conduct his third-ever video interview for a website he cofounded four years earlier, Mic. The president had only granted two …

Advertising

Home Automation - How to start Your Smart Home - The Easy Way!

<b>Your in depth Guide to Home Automation.<br>Make Your Home a Smart Home!</b><p>So after you read through our intro page -What This Site can co for You!-, you …

Getting Banned From The App Store Was The Best Thing That Happened To Us

Marco Nardone Contributor<p>Marco Nardone is the founder and CEO of Fling and Unii.<p>“Brace yourself, Marco…we’ve just been removed from the App Store.” With those words, I visualized everything we’d slaved over for months crumple itself into a ball of trash and — ironically — flinging itself into the …

App Store

This small, New York City-based restaurant could become the Chipotle of Indian food

But Indian food, despite being absolutely delicious, makes up only a sliver of "ethnic food sales" according to The Washington Post.<p>Enter Indikitch, the Manhattan-based Indian eatery that's causing quite a stir.<p>Based on the fast-casual service model similar to Chipotle, their first location in …

Fast Casual

Why We Can No Longer Rely Only On Schools And Companies For Professional And Personal Development

There once was a time where everything you needed to know for your career was taught to you by the educational institution you attended and the company you worked for. You would go get your four year bachelor’s degree in whatever topic and that information would stay with you for a little while, …

Learning