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How Google Glass v2 Could Change The Enterprise

This week a new device passed through the FCC—codenamed GG1—and many have speculated that it’s the next generation of the Google Glass hardware. While the Explorer Edition was anything but a runaway success, what some are calling the “Enterprise Edition” could very well be what Glass needs to take …

Augmented Reality

Amazing photos show the majesty of our earth from above

The time to enter the 2015 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest is nearly up, and so far the showing is impressive.<p>Photos have been pouring in from across the globe since April, and these top aerial picks gathered by National Geographic are some of the most breathtaking examples.<p>The deadline …

Google just announced a hefty move in its ad war against Facebook

Over the next few weeks, Google is bringing cross-device measurement to its DoubleClick advertising platform for the first time, the company announced in a blog post and at its DoubleClick Leadership Summit on Wednesday . DoubleClick is the huge ad server that dominates the online advertising …

6 Books You Absolutely Can't Miss This May

Because nothing raises your badassery quotient like reading.<p>Real life proved more thrilling than fiction this month, with six non-fiction books beating out the competition as our top picks for May. From the story of the five men who took the civil rights movement to space to the memoir of a doctor …

The 100 greatest novels of all time

<b>Our critics choose the best novels ever written, from Tolkien to Proust</b><p>100 <b>The Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkien (1954-55)</b><p>Hairy-toed hobbit Frodo leaves home to defend the world from dark forces by destroying a cursed ring, in Tolkien's epic trilogy. WH Auden thought this tale of fantastic creatures …

Literature

7 Psychological Tricks for Getting More Work Done

Being more productive starts with willpower and discipline. Here are seven mind tricks for becoming more productive and disciplined.<p>We all wish we could get more work done in less time. If we were more productive, we'd have a better chance at getting that raise, we'd have more personal time to do …

WhatsApp Hits 800 Million Users — 1 Billion by Year-End?

WhatsApp now has 800 million monthly active users, continuing a pace of growth that may put the mobile messaging app on track to hit one billion users later this year.

Dow Jones

World Bank president Jim Kim on Asian infrastructure investment, Africa rising, and his bromance with Jack Ma

It’s a heady time for global development finance. The World Bank is articulating a plan to end extreme poverty by 2030, and a new infrastructure fund created by China has raised eyebrows in Washington and dollars around the world. All the while, private-sector innovations are reshaping the needs of …

World Bank

While you were sleeping, your brain was working overtime

Sleep has profound importance in our lives, such that we spend a considerable proportion of our time engaging in it. Sleep enables the body—including the brain—to recover metabolically, but contemporary research has been moving to focus on the active rather than recuperative role that sleep has on …

Neuroscience

The Cost of Continuously Checking Email

Suppose each time you ran low on an item in your kitchen—olive oil, bananas, napkins—your instinctive response was to drop everything and race to the store. How much time would you lose? How much money would you squander on gas? What would happen to your productivity?<p>We all recognize the …

China for beginners: 7 first-timer fails to avoid on your trip to Beijing

Beijing's contradictions create a rip-roaring adventure for first-time visitors. Neon lights flash alongside swaying lanterns. Enormous squares yawn next to labyrinthine <i>hútòng</i> (alleyways). Catcalling market sellers and car horns provide a constant soundtrack.<p>In a city as deafening as it is …

A Self-Made Woman Gets Lucky In The Middle Seat

<i>This post is part of the “Self-Made Women” series featuring women who came from a world without power or wealth, but with the support of family, teachers and mentors, they found their way to success.</i><p>Picture this: You’re 24 years old. You spent the first five years of your life living in rural China …

Google teams with Johnson & Johnson to improve robot surgeon vision

Google wants in on the operating room, at least so it can help robot surgeons to a better job.<p>The search giant and inveterate experimenter has …

This man built an $18 billion Silicon Valley company — after the US government almost didn't let him in

Over the past 26 years, SanDisk bloomed from a three-person startup in Milpitas, California, to a company with $6.6 billion in revenue , a market cap of around $18 billion, and 8,700 employees worldwide.<p>And it almost didn't happen because the US government repeatedly told co-founder and current …

Silicon Valley

President Obama was spotted wearing a Fitbit Surge

President Barack Obama was spotted wearing a Fitbit Surge while meeting with Ireland's Prime Minister Enda Kenny at the White House Tuesday.<p>The Daily Mail first noticed the Fitbit watch on President Obama's wrist. The Fitbit Surge typically retails for around $250. It has a large screen that can …

Wearable Tech

16 Ways to Sleep Absolutely Anywhere

There are times in life when we must find a way to sleep somewhere…unusual. Whether it's the middle seat on a transcontinental flight, a friend's …

Sleep

How Your USB Cables Are About to Change Forever

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13 Steps To Perfecting Your App Store Optimization

<i>Shlomo Garbi is the North America GM/VP Business Development at Moburst, a global mobile marketing agency helping first tier startups and brands grow their mobile business.</i><p>When it comes to ASO, there are two types of people: one will admit to not having a clue what that is, and the other will tell …

App Store

Android apps are now reviewed by Google before you can download them

Developers no longer have free rein to immediately publish apps onto Google Play without any oversight. Google has announced that apps distributed through its store are now manually tested and reviewed to uncover app violations and malware. And much like Apple, sometimes it's real people handling …

NatGeo’s Killing Jesus Website Might Be the Greatest Story Ever Scrolled

Mullen has created a digital experience of Biblical proportions to support National Geographic Channel's Killing Jesus, a three-hour docudrama …

‘Real Women’ Will Appear on the Cover of Redbook’s Fall Fashion Issue

In September, Redbook will break away from the traditional celebrity cover model. Instead, the Hearst title will feature a group of real women—all …

Advertising Industry

Twitter looks to add livestreaming after buying startup Periscope

It looks as if Twitter is gearing up to bring a livestreaming option to its service after the company confirmed it’s bought startup Periscope. The …

The Only 30 Yoga Poses You Really Need to Know

Although it's an ancient practice, yoga has become the exercise du jour in recent years. Everyone from A-list celebs to your coworkers are getting …

32 photos that will make you want to travel to Iceland

Most of the island is an uninhabited landscape of jagged lava rock, fields of bright green moss, hot springs, towering waterfalls, glaciers, and volcanoes.<p>Many visitors say that the country is reminiscent of another world.<p>Plus, it is a perfect place for any adventurous traveler — visitors to the …

European Travel

Everyone is talking about how Microsoft Office 365 is suddenly beating Google Apps

Now, all of a sudden, sources all over the tech industry are noticing that Office 365 is everywhere.<p>And it's all because of one thing: Microsoft is telling customers to move their email to Microsoft's cloud instead of buying another Exchange server and hosting email in their own data centers, says …

Apps

Here’s Everything You Need to Know About Mobile Payments

During this week's Mobile World Congress in Spain, Google announced it is getting into mobile payments with a technology called Android Pay that lets …

5 essential books that broke racial barriers

Seventy-five years later, <i>Native Son</i> is still iconic.<p>Richard Wright's novel, which was published on March 1, 1940, was a groundbreaking work about …

Archaeology

Beautifully perched beneath the raw peaks of the Rif, #Chefchaouen is one of the prettiest towns in #Morocco, an artsy, blue