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Two-step authentication made easy with Authy

Stop with the excuse that two-step authentication is too much work. Use Authy and thank yourself later.<p>If you're not using two-step authentication, you should be. I realize how big of a hassle it can appear to be at first, but in the end, security should be your utmost priority when it comes to …

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

Apple's CEO Tim Cook has sent an end-of-year email to employees promising 'big things' for 2014: http://www.t3.com/news/tim-cook-apple-has-big-plans-for-2014 What would you like to see from Apple next year?

Bill Gates uses zombies to explain the basics of computer programming

Bill Gates gives a lesson in computer programming by explaining the simple coding method he first used in his early days before founding Microsoft<p>Computer programming is really hard, right? That is why people like <b>Bill Gates</b> have become billionaires by writing software and I have not.<p>Here, however, …

Bill Gates

Slate, The Mobile Desk For Your Macbook Or Notebook

I tend to work better when I have my laptop on a desk rather than on my lap, and now one company has come up with the Slate, which is basically a …

Mobile

Coin stores info for multiple credit cards, aims to slim your wallet down (video)

What you see in the picture above promises to be the one credit card to rule them all. It's called Coin, and while it looks like any other traditional plastic, it's actually an electronic device that stores <i>all</i> your CC info in one package. Since Coin relies on data stored on its companion app, …

Student hacks Raspberry Pi to run college bar

A student at the University of Oxford has modified a<p>Raspberry Pi to alleviate the workload at his college bar.<p>Johan Paulsson, who's studying for a …

Extend the battery life of your MacBook, no matter how old it is

Advertisement<p>17 Comments<p>The battery life of the brand new MacBook Air is an enviable 12 hours (or more, as some reviewers found). If you can’t afford …

OS X

8 web apps that are better than their desktop equivalents

Just a few years ago, even hinting that a web app could compete with a desktop equivalent would be ludicrous. There's no comparison in processing …

We’ve entered the age of emotional, design-centric, e-commerce

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>When I opened up my first package from online women’s clothing startup Everlane, an immediate smile spread across my face. The …

Warby Parker

How Companies Play On Your Psychology To Tempt You Into Using Their Products

How do products tempt us? What makes them so alluring? It is easy to assume we crave delicious food or impulsively check email because we find pleasure in the activity. But pleasure is just half the story.<p>Temptation is more than just the promise of reward. Recent advances in neuroscience allow us …

Psychology

Can you recognize these online brands just based on the color of their sharing buttons? A look at the science behind colors in marketing: http://trib.al/d1F6xUK

Social Enterprises Must Move Beyond Purpose

Now that every marketing campaign involves a slice of giving back, what can businesses for good do to set themselves apart?<p>Once upon a time, it was easy for a social enterprise to stand out and get noticed. Early entrants to the space were rewarded handsomely with attention and accolades because of …

Forbes Greatest Hits: How to start a business with only $100 in the bank http://bit.ly/Z9O5g0

As you think about how you can begin to embrace the entrepreneurial attitude more actively, here are 12 things you must actively do – at all times – in order to convert ideas into reality: http://bit.ly/10FnQAK

How The Owner Of BabyCakes Came To Dominate The Gluten-Free Market

<b>Click for sound.</b><p>Erin McKenna had three vegan cupcake recipes, no business background and hardly any money when she signed a lease for her bakery BabyCakes in the up-and-coming Lower East Side neighborhood in Manhattan.<p>BabyCakes has been making gluten-free, wheat-free, vegan, and kosher cupcakes, …

Gluten-Free