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How to Raise Happy Kids: 10 Steps Backed by Science

<b>When you ask parents what they want for their kids, what’s usually the most common reply? They want their children to be</b> <b>happy</b><b>.</b><p>Via Raising Happiness: …

15 Books Every First-Time Manager Should Read

Just got promoted to your first leadership role? Here's what you need to read now.<p>What's social media good for? That might be a hotly debated topic at the moment, but one thing's for sure -- your online friends and followers are certainly a great place to turn if you need book recommendations.<p>Just …

No CEO needed: These blockchain platforms will let ‘the crowd’ run startups

Back in May, I wrote about the concept of DAOs, decentralized autonomous organizations capable of running themselves thanks to blockchain technology — no CEO or C-Suite needed. At the time I was writing, there were a few people in the blockchain community testing out the idea but no strong efforts …

Blockchain

Which Azure Deployment Model Should You Use?

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Why Amazon Won't Catch #1 Microsoft In The Cloud: Because It's All About Software

<i>(Note: After an award-winning career in the media business covering the tech industry, Bob Evans was VP of Strategic Communications at SAP in 2011, and Chief Communications Officer at Oracle from 2012 to 2016. He now runs his own firm, Evans Strategic Communications LLC.)</i><p>CLOUD WARS — While I might …

Satya Nadella

How the blockchain economy aligns incentives and reduces costs

The economy that supports the internet is one of linked costs. Take Amazon, for instance. The world’s biggest cloud provider spends huge amounts of money to maintain its data centers, costs it passes on to its customers, the Netflixes, Ubers, Upworks and other small and large websites and services. …

21 awesome books that Satya Nadella, Kevin Johnson and other top tech leaders recommend this autumn

Getting a read on attendees and speakers at the GeekWire Summit doesn’t seem like such a difficult task. They’re likely into technology or science or …

Satya Nadella

An 18-year-old entrepreneur has idea that could change the world — and she might help change the tech industry too

A freshman at MIT, Lin helped develop an Android app while interning at the US State Department. She's this year's Youth Poet Laureate in New York City. And She was named to Crain's 20 under 20 list.<p>She's also prospective entrepreneur who's CEO of her own company. And in that role, she could help …

Tech Industry

Microsoft's Single-Minded Focus

Microsoft (MSFT) has a lot of growing parts, not the least of which is its cloud segment. However, these parts seem disparate, albeit growing at …

Dueling Google Memos Reveal a Company Struggling With Culture Change

It started as an anti-diversity memo on Google’s internal mailing list. Then it tumbled—first in bits and pieces, then in its entirety—into public …

Microsoft’s Windows 10 S restrictions go deeper than just locking down apps

Microsoft introduced its seemingly long-awaited Surface Laptop during a special education-themed event in May. Powering this device was a new version …

How Hershey used IoT to save $500K for every 1% of improved efficiency in making Twizzlers

Find out how Hershey leveraged the Internet of Things, cloud computing, machine learning, and big data to regulate production at its factories, …

Microsoft Confirms Windows 7 And Windows 8 Massive Upgrade Changes [Updated]

For Windows 7 and Windows 8 / Windows 8.1 users life has been getting worse as Microsoft gradually morphed them ever more into Windows 10. Forced updates may be over, but commercially they have since been killed off and there’s added telemetry tracking. But Microsoft is now about to fix one of …

Is branded content an effective marketing tool?

Has YouTube lost its sizzle for McDonald’s? That would seem to be the case as the brand puts its activity on the video platform on the back burner …

Tod's CEO Diego Della Valle: the man with the world at his feet

When Diego Della Valle was a baby, his mother would take him with her to his father’s shoe factory, where she worked, and he would sleep on a bed made of layers of leather samples. The rich scent of his makeshift cot became ingrained in his memory, and leather became his life’s work. As the …

IoT 101 – Everything You Need to Know to Start Your IoT Project

<i>Originally posted on Data Science Central</i><p><b>Summary:</b> <i>This is the first in a series of articles aimed at providing a complete foundation and broad</i> …

How to Be the Person Who Just Shows Up and Gets Work Done Every Single Day

A lot of clients come to me asking for advice on how to get more motivated.<p>And this is hardly surprising. No matter what you’re trying to get done, …

Microsoft's Advantage Against Amazon In The Cloud Battlefield

Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) is the world's second largest cloud service provider with its Azure cloud IaaS (infrastructure-as-a-service) platform, …

Microsoft hints at Cloud Platform System and Azure Pack integration with Azure Stack

Three hybrid clouds in prospect at next week's Ignite chatfestMicrosoft's offered a hint that its previous on-premises Azure efforts, Windows Azure …

Microsoft Windows

Microsoft Brings Resilient Change Tracking (RCT) in Windows Server 2016

So, you just did a first full backup of your VM. Some time passed, and you want to back it up again. How much data changed in a VHD(x) file? Probably …

The trouble with the hybrid cloud

Ask industry analysts about enterprise cloud adoption, and they’ll tell you that it’s all about hybrid. Sure, startups might build entirely on the …

Hybrid Clouds

Almost half of all iPads go to enterprise customers

A growing part of Apple’s iPad business is coming from governments and corporations, with almost half of the tablets (particularly high-end models) being bought by this audience, according to a new report from <i>The New York Times</i>.<p>“Apple is stronger in the enterprise market with its devices than it is …

Tim Cook

'Zombie Survival' Opens In Tokyo: The World's Most Advanced Free-Roam VR Experience

Be afraid. Be very afraid. Zombies have infiltrated Sega’s Joypolis theme park in Tokyo’s Odaiba district, and it’s your job to crossover into their virtual world and stop the apocalypse of the undead.<p>Sounds a little intense? It should be as this VR experience is a mind-bending look into the …

Virtual Reality

David S. Goyer Is Writing A Virtual Reality ‘Star Wars’ Movie Featuring Darth Vader

<i>Star Wars</i> Celebration Europe has been chock full of pleasant surprises and reveals. It was finally confirmed that the fourth <i>Star Wars: Battlefront</i> DLC pack will be based around the events in <i>Rogue One</i>. We were told that <i>Rebels</i>, season 3 will have an old favorite placed back into the official Star …

Why Google's Stand-Alone VR Headset Could Be A Game-Changer

The power of all-in-one solutions<p>Current virtual reality headsets like the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and Playstation VR all require help.<p>While VR headsets get all the glory, the PC's behind them do all the heavy lifting. Even solutions like Samsung's Gear VR and Google Cardboard that don't need to be …

Virtual Reality

Next-generation gaming PCs put to the test

The rise of virtual-reality headsets, including the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift, has led to a surprising arms race in gaming desktops, a category that's languished in the past few years.<p>Adding fuel to the fire is a new generation of graphics cards, the most important component in a gaming or VR-ready …

Microsoft officially delays its ambitious Windows 10 goal because its phone business collapsed

Now, almost exactly a year later, Microsoft is pushing that timeline out, saying it'll be at least a little longer before it hits that 1 billion mark. And in a statement, Microsoft puts the blame on the struggling Windows smartphone business.<p>Here's that statement, from a Microsoft …

Windows 10

Windows Server-as-a-service: Microsoft lays out Server 2016's future

Want to use Nano Server? Software Assurance is non-optionalMicrosoft has released details of how Windows Server 2016 will be released and maintained, …

Software

LinkedIn’s Top Three Secrets To Getting Hired In 2016

LinkedIn’s Eddie Vivas has a front-row seat to the changes reshaping the job market. Here’s what he says you need to know.<p>Pop quiz: How many companies were looking for people with a background in cloud computing in 2014? So few that it didn’t even make LinkedIn’s list of the most sought-after job …