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More evidence that scale is the name of the game in cloud computing

Resistance to cloud computing might not be futile, but it’s at least beginning to look foolish — especially as services from the top providers such …

Messaging Is A Winner-Take-Some Market

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Anamitra Banerji is a partner at Foundation Capital where he focuses on investing in startups in the consumer and marketing technology sectors, including Kik, where he is an investor and sits on the board. He was the 30th employee and first product manager at Twitter, where he helped</i> …

10 Things To Do When You Don't Hear Back After A Job Interview

You finally landed that coveted job interview. Maybe you aced it; perhaps you flopped. Either way, you send a thank you note and check your inbox compulsively for a week, waiting not-so-patiently for some sort of response. But you hear nothing.<p>This happens far too often.<p>According to a 2013 …

Why South Korea is really an internet dinosaur

SOUTH KOREA likes to think of itself as a world leader when it comes to the internet. It boasts the world’s swiftest average broadband speeds (of …

What I missed in the Google vs. Amazon cloud debate — fiber!

One big potential advantage the Google(s goog) Cloud Platform could have over market-leader Amazon(s amzn) Web Services is in networking, something I …

Marc Andreessen talks about the evolution of the news business and why he is optimistic

Everyone seems to have an opinion about what’s wrong with the news business — whether it’s the best of times or the worst of times for journalism, …

10 things you didn't know about Microsoft billionaire Paul Allen, Seattle Seahawks owner: http://onforb.es/1eevuvC

Google sells Motorola business to Lenovo for $2.91bn

Agreement comes less than two years after Google bought Motorola Mobility for $12.5bn<p>Google has sold its Motorola handset business to Lenovo for $2.91bn, handing the Chinese technology giant a significant step up in mission to become “the next Apple”.<p>The agreement comes less than two years after …

Ban on smoking in cars carrying children backed by Lords

<b>The Lords has backed a Labour plan to ban smoking in cars carrying children, despite opposition from the government.</b><p>Labour peers tabled an amendment to the Children and Families Bill detailing their proposal for England, which they said was about "protecting children".<p>Ministers had argued that the …

Public Health

How CEOs Stay So Productive

Even the bigwigs get tempted by the latest cat video. They just figured out how to kick the habit with some simple mind hacks and easy-to-use apps.<p><i>“Productivity is never an accident. It is always the result of a commitment to excellence, intelligent planning, and focused effort.”</i>-–Paul J. …

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7 stories to read this weekend

Here we are — another week has passed by us and we are heading into the weekend. For those of you who are going to have sometime on your hands, check …

The new GE: Google, everywhere

AT GOOGLE they call it the toothbrush test. Shortly after returning to being the firm’s chief executive in 2011, Larry Page said he wanted it to …

8 Unexpected Ways Technology Will Change The World By 2020

Six years isn’t that long, but the rapid pace of innovation means everything–from education to health care to the Internet itself–could look a lot different by then.<p>How will technology change life by the end of the decade? That’s the subject of a new book, called <i>Shift 2020</i>, which explores the …

Clean Modern Decor

• 1 |<p>The smart-casual lounge is dotted with comfy but chic adult sized beans bags, providing easily moveable sitting places to read, relax, or group as …

Meet The 13 Startups Wayra U.K. Is Accelerating In 2014

Wayra U.K. is still a relative newbie to the London startup accelerator scene, opening its doors back in May 2012 for its first intake. Last year’s cohort included journaling app Narrato and lesbian dating service Dattch, to name two of the 17.<p>Today Wayra U.K. is naming its third intake that will …

Best apps and sites to plan, record and share your trips

Dreaming up a trip is the easiest part of every journey. All you need is a working imagination. The other bits before you go? Not so easy, or so much fun. You’ve got to book tickets, worry about accommodation, work out budgets, apply for visas…then you’ve got to plan your itinerary. And what about …

Apps

Circadian Rhythm and Your Brain's Clock

Intel chief sets CES theme: ‘Internet of Everything’

Want To Learn A Skill? Practice In Your Sleep

When you’re sleeping, you’re learning.<p>Let’s cut through the pillow talk: you may be learning in your dreams.<p>Need evidence? Look to a French study from 2011 in which researchers took patients with sleepwalking-like conditions and taught them a series of dance moves. They then recorded them sleeping …

The Secret To Interviewing: It's Not What You Say, It's How You Say It

Long before humans developed language skills, we found ways to communicate with one another. Even in the absence of recognizable words, we were highly attuned to nonverbal clues (think: lots of grunts and hand gestures). We had to be if we wanted to survive.<p>Of course, language eventually came along …

11 Expert Tips To Help You Be More Productive In 2014

Who doesn’t want to figure out how to get more done? Or get things done more efficiently? We asked some of the most productive people we know how you can tackle the New Year’s work.<p>Last year I used a kitchen timer to force myself to focus; I blocked the Internet and email so I couldn’t get …

Time Management

8 Successful Entrepreneurs Give Their Younger Selves Lessons They Wish They’d Known Then

Execs and investors from Pandora, IDEO, Andreessen Horowitz, SoundCloud, and Kleiner Perkins, among other masters of disruption, share the wisdom they’ve gathered on the way to the top.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2013. Click here to see the full list.</i><p>Looking …

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Charlotte Moss's Wine List

Our guest pop-up editor for the November 2013 issue shares her favorite wines. Try a few of these at your next party.<p><b>White:</b><br>2010 One Woman Wines Estate Reserve Chardonnay, $40<p>2008 Baron de Ladoucette, Pouilly-Fume, $95<p>2010 Patz & Hall Chardonnay, $21<p>2010 Hyde de Villaine Chardonnay, $60<p>2011 …

The 10 Accent Colors that Designers Love to Use Most

Designers divulge their favorites.<p>Ten designers divulge the hues they're partial to — and how they can make the design of a room sing. See their favorite colorful home accessories.

Bear Cubs

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A roundup of the 20 things 20-somethings don't get about work, including "time is not a limitless commodity" and "people matter more than perks." Is there anything you'd add to this list? http://onforb.es/1gAvdUI