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Build a 6-figure career with this JavaScript and jQuery Bundle

Behind the Web that you see, there are gears turning and keeping everything running. One of the most important of these is JavaScript, and you can learn the language with the JavaScript and jQuery Front-End Developer Bundle, on sale now!<p>Over the course of 24 hours of in-depth courses, you’ll learn …

Gigster Does The Dev Dirty Work To Turn Your Idea Into An App

Got a startup idea? That and some cash is all you need to get a fully functional app built for you by Gigster. Launching today, Gigster is a full-service development shop, rather than a marketplace where you have to manage the talent you find.<p>Just go to Gigster’s site, instant message with a sales …

Startups

Artist manipulates photos into surreal and dreamlike scenes

Typically, when we feature Sarah DeRemer's artwork, we're weirded out by her animal mashups. But this time, we're going to peek into her dream …

How to Dress for the Office Every Day for an Entire Month

Twenty outfits selected to boost your career.<p>We're a long way from the Don Draper era, when men were expected to wear the same gray suit everyday to the office, day in, day out. With most offices today having a more relaxed approach to dress codes, the doors have opened on a whole new world of …

How to Ace the 50 Most Common Job Interview Questions

Get ready for the 50 questions you're most likely to be asked in your next interview.<p>Most people's biggest job-hunting fear is being put on the spot by oddball interview questions such as these (which are real):<p>"Describe the color yellow to someone who's blind." <i>- Spirit Airlines</i><p>"If you were asked …

Is your ISP throttling your internet speed? Here's how to find out

While the Title II classification of ISPs as common carriers was a victory for all, there is growing concern that ISPs could go on with business as usual with clever tricks designed to skirt the rules of the classification.<p>While knowingly stepping outside the boundaries of the Title II …

10 weird gadgets that are really popular

Goofy gadget concepts, along with their pun-driven brands and bizarre commercials, have moved from "As Seen on TV" to crowdfunding sites.<p>Here are 10 of the weirdest gadgets on Indiegogo and Kickstarter that made our foreheads crinkle with wonder.<p><b>1.</b> <b>Wired In.</b> Telling someone to go away is hard. If …

Gear & Gadgets

Sennheiser pulls Momentum Wireless headphones after Bluetooth issues

Sennheiser's Momentum headphones have been a staff favorite here at Engadget for a while. When the company announced a wireless version at CES, I was eager to get my hands on a pair for review. Unfortunately, when listening to music with the Bluetooth headphones and using an Apple Magic Mouse with …

Nikola Labs Launches iPhone 6 Case Which Harvests Electricity From The Air

Nikola Tesla pioneered the transmission of electricity over wires. Heinrich Hertz proved it could be transmitted wirelessly. But we still use 19th centre technology to power 21st century devices.<p>Nikola Labs — which pitched today on stage after being selected by TechCrunch editorial team and the …

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The Messy Business Of Reinventing Happiness

Inside Disney’s radical plan to modernize its cherished theme parks.<p>Bob Iger wanted approval. It was February 2011, and the Walt Disney Co. CEO gathered his board of directors inside an intimate theater at the company’s Team Disney headquarters in Burbank, California. There, just the night before, …

Bitcoin Is The World's Most Dangerous Idea

<i>This research is courtesy of Sander Duivestein, professional speaker and trendwatcher at VINT, the International Research Institute of Sogeti</i><p>A symbol for ‘nothing’ doesn’t seem to mean very much, but the biography of the number ‘zero’ shows what a dangerous idea it has been since its very first …

Artemis Is Leasing Spectrum From Dish Network To Test Fiber-Like LTE

Despite billions of dollars invested in the LTE infrastructure pumping data to and from our phones at an astounding rate, wireless technology still tends to be one of the least impressive aspects of the experience of using a flagship smartphone.<p>While it’s not uncommon to play Full HD video to your …

Google, Mattel pitch a view to a new product next week

Just in time for a major international toy fair, Google and Mattel are planning to reveal a new joint project next week.<p>The Internet search giant and the toymaker sent out an invitation to the media Thursday for the announcement and product debut. The invitation includes the words, "View what's …

Wear Mini Launcher update brings a refreshed companion app and some new features

Google’s goal with Android Wear is to let you navigate through the OS with your voice, without the need to rely on touch navigation. However, sometimes its difficult to use voice navigation in certain situations. And because Google would like you to rely on your voice, it makes launching apps or …

Wear OS

Canon is giving mirrorless cameras another shot

The EOS M3 reboots a struggling series<p>Canon has announced the EOS M3, the third in its line of mirrorless cameras. The M3 has a 24-megapixel APS-C sensor, Wi-Fi connectivity, and 49-point hybrid phase-detection autofocus, but perhaps more important are the design changes. This looks to be by far …

Lessons From Google’s First Rollout Of Google Fiber

In Kansas City startups are growing, cable companies are catching up, but the digital divide is as wide as ever.<p>Three summers ago, it was everywhere: An old-fashioned ice cream truck with peppy, electronic music blaring from its speakers. Covered with rainbow-hued rabbits, the truck wound through …

Eero Wants To Eliminate Wi-Fi Dead Spots In Your Home

Relying on one router to serve up Wi-Fi for your entire house can be frustrating and lead to dead spots. San Francisco-based startup, Eero, thinks it has the answer to that issue and doesn’t rely on irritating Wi-Fi extenders.<p>Rather than using a single router, Eero encourages you to deploy a …

Wi-Fi

Microsoft’s Revolution deal is the latest proof the company is serious about open source

A significant percentage of Microsoft’s revenue comes from the sale of proprietary software like Office and a little thing called Windows. Despite that legacy, though, the technology giant in the past year has made a point of championing free, open-source software, and yesterday’s acquisition of …

This Entrepreneur Quit His Day Job To Make A Little Rubber Thing For Your Headphones

A cursory search under “headphone management” will bring up virtually hundreds of products. Spoolee’s novel contribution to the category is a twig adrift in an ocean of competition. This seems like a small and unusual product for us to cover but there are three things that make this product stand …

Need a podcast player for your Chromebook? Try smarterPod

There’s a wide range of solid podcast players for mobile devices but if you’re a Chromebook user, the pickin’s are relatively slim. Enter smarterPod, …

Google Fiber's broadband dreams aren't making cable TV any better

Fiber TV doesn't yet live up to those amazing internet speeds<p>Would you uproot your life for an internet connection? Google says people are doing exactly that; they're picking up and moving to Kansas City or Provo to gain access to Google Fiber, the company's ultra-fast gigabit broadband and TV …

Evernote, LastPass, Pocket, and Wunderlist offer combined one-year subscription bundle for $60

<b>Update on February 5</b>: Dropbox today joined The Productivity Pack bundle for its final week. Dropbox is offering new purchasers a free 3-month trial of Dropbox Pro, as well as to those who already paid the $60. You have eight days to get the offer (it expires at 11:59pm PST on February 13).<p>The …

Apps

These lightbulbs boost Wi-Fi, catch burglars

LAS VEGAS— Lightbulbs that merely illuminate will soon be a thing of the past, if Sengled, a Shanghai-based company, has its way.<p>Sengled unveiled a …

AI is coming to IoT, and not all the brains will be in the cloud

Smart devices, appliances and the internet of things are dominating International CES this week, but we’re probably just getting a small taste of …

Parrot's new Zik Sport headphones will track your every move

The Parrot rep we talked to said the audio quality in Zik Sport will match that of its over-the-ear predecessor, but I won't pretend I can assess a prototype headset in a noisy conference room. The new Zik Sport will be out late this year. No word on price, but the Zik brand so far has only made …

8 apps to help you actually keep your 2015 New Year's resolutions

New Year's resolutions are tough.<p>Though we may start the year with the best of intentions, old habits die hard and too often we're back to our old …

Quell Employees' Fears of Performance Reviews With These 6 Tips

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s that time of year again -- time for the year-end performance review. For a lot of employees, there is little to look forward to when the annual performance review comes around. Despite its negative connotation, the annual performance …

Employee Engagement