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Swimming pools, sunlight, heat, humidity and air conditioning are a big part of summer for most people. When it comes to your hair, these factors – …

YELP: Trust Us, We're Not Screwing With Reviews

"Let me be clear: This claim is not -- and has never been -- true," wrote Vince Sollitto, vice president of corporate communications at Yelp.<p>Managing a business page on Yelp can be a blessing or a nightmare for business owners. A page full of five-star reviews can help drive business. But negative …

Roads no safer with hands-free devices, study finds

Using a hands-free device does not eliminate driving errors, but in fact increases them, according to a growing body of research, which suggests new technology is not making the roads safer and that distracted-driving legislation may not go far enough.<p>A study from the University of Alberta released …

Android this week: Nexus 7 cloned for $149; Google Edition HTC One; Chrome beta updated

Small slate shoppers have a new option to choose this week: Hisense debuted a tablet that looks like a Nexus 7. The Sera 7 Pro tablet uses the same …

There's A Battle Raging On Your Smartphone

Facebook has grown its mobile advertising revenue very quickly, now at 30% of their advertising revenue in the last quarter. All of these ads are in stream, distributed amongst content in the Facebook News Feed.<p>It's not just about game apps anymore. Well-known ecommerce companies like Hotels.com, …

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Facebook Home And Windows Phone Are Making The Same Apps-Related Misstep

Facebook Home is dying. Or it would be, if it had ever actually lived. I’m not going to pronounce it dead quite yet – there is a chance Zuck & Co. can revive it, with the right kind of updates and by dialling back the experience so it’s not such an absolute mobile takeover. As just a lockscreen …

Google Glass: What’s With All The Hate?

Google Glass isn’t even on sale yet and there is already a noticeable backlash against Google’s first experiment in wearable computing. It’s odd to see a product that was greeted with so much hype a year ago endure the love-hate cycle so quickly – even though there are only a few thousand units in …

Yahoo going after Hulu's subscription revenue

Yahoo just spent $1.1 billion of its cash horde to acquire Tumblr, a blogging site with 300 million mostly young-ish visitors and 24 billion minutes of usage per month. Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer's team can slap a lot of tasteful, personalized native ads into the Tumblr content streams to monetize the …

The DASH Diet Health Plan Cookbook: Easy and Delicious Recipes to Promote Weight Loss, Lower Blood Pressure and Help Prevent Diabetes

• <b>Author:</b> John Chatham<p>The DASH diet has been named by U.S. News & World Report year after year as its #1 choice in Best Diets Overall, Best Diets for Healthy Eating, and Best Diabetes Diets.<p>THE DASH DIET COOKBOOK author, best-selling health and nutrition writer John Chatham, provides a …

Amazon Is Working On A Plan To Deliver Your Groceries

Although Amazon Fresh has been around since 2007, it has never expanded beyond a few Seattle zip codes.<p>It's an experiment that hasn't gone any further.<p>And yet Amazon still appears to be working on a plan to roll out grocery delivery nationwide, according to a number of recent reports.<p>The logic …

All About Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Your doctor has recommended that you undergo hand surgery to treat carpal tunnel syndrome. But what exactly is carpal tunnel syndrome?<p>Carpal tunnel …