Ria P. Ancheta-Adrias

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FDA meeting, iOS 8 rumors point to fitness focus for Apple’s “iWatch”

Long-rumored wearable may horn in on Nike's, Fitbit's, and Jawbone's turf.<p>Of all the Apple rumors to circulate during the Tim Cook era, the "iWatch" …

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Self-Evaluations: The Key To Career Development

After the end of the fiscal year, many companies ask employees to complete self-evaluations. These self-evaluations are then reviewed by the employee’s manager and, often times, included in the employee’s annual performance appraisal and personnel file in HR.<p>While many people scoff at this process …

Managing Virtual Teams: Ten Tips

As companies continue to expand globally, the number of people working in teams with colleagues and managers separated from them by many miles (and often different time zones), is growing. This virtual team strategy has many advantages, but it presents its own set of managerial challenges; working …

20 Home Office Organizing Tricks

Binder Clips, Keyboards, Wire Organizers, Rolodexes<p><b>1.</b> If you tend to make piles of papers, use PileSmart binder clips (right)—equipped with erasable …

Dominique Ansel's Cronut Trademark Is Now Official

It's official. The name is Cronut -- with a capital "C."<p>United States Patent and Trademark Office records reveal that "Cronut" is now a registered trademark. Dominique Ansel filed the paperwork for the croissant-doughnut hybrid shortly after its public debut in May 2013, but the trademark was not …

More Companies Turning To Virtual Employees

Does your staff live in the cloud? The 2011 Employment Review from Elance reports the number of businesses seeking to hire independent contractors who work remotely online doubled in 2011, and the trend is only going to grow: 83 percent of the small businesses surveyed said they plan to hire up to …

Startups find allies in corporations' venture funds

Innovative, fast moving, smart, determined, opportunistic.<p>These words are commonly used to describe Bay Area entrepreneurs. But these same words can be used to describe a new breed of corporate-backed venture capital funds that are playing a bigger role in the advancement and strategic direction of …

Venture Capital

The Week in Review: When World Leaders Joined #SelfieNation

Inside Flipboard / December 14, 2013<p>On Tuesday, President Obama took part in what could be called the “Selfie Seen ‘Round the World.” That is, Danish …

I don't wait in line to get cronuts in HK - but I shower, get dressed, hop on a ferry and walk 1/2 kilometer to get them. #WorthIt

73: The Ferry Life

Discovery Bay Ferry Leaving Central Piers – 2010, originally uploaded by The Lady of the Lens.Living in Lamma Island requires me to take the ferry …

Hong Kong Government Could Be Sued Over Maid Abuses, Says Top Rights Lawyer

Sundays are the days that Hong Kong’s domestic workers become most visible, as they leave their employers’ apartments to gather together in their …

Beautifully Accurate Glass Sculptures of Deadly Viruses

<b>H5N1</b><p>In 2004, artist Luke Jerram began a visually scientific sculpture series entitled <i>Glass Microbiology</i>. With help from both expert virologists and talented glassblowers, Jerram has created a collection of glass sculptures accurately depicting some of the most prevalent viruses out there, including …

Fingernail-shaped stylus is manicure-friendly

If you have fingernails that extend beyond your fingertip and have ever used a resistive touch screen -- like the one on the Nintendo 3DS, for …

Touchscreens

Why I Get Monthly Facials (and Why You Should, Too)

In general, I made an effort to take pretty good care of my skin. Aside from eating tons of nutrient-dense fruits and veggies to stay nourished from …

Skin Care

Anyone Who Keeps the Ability to See Beauty Never Grows Old

No!<p>It’s a simple fact that you can never be productive if you take on too many commitments — you simply spread yourself too thin and will not be able …

Top 10

How can I stop my hair from breaking?

<i>Alessandra asks…I hope you can help me with a hair dilemma. I am a 44-year old woman with hair that tends to split mid-shaft, about 1 or more inch</i> …

Burberry In Danger Of Losing Rights To Signature Plaid

It looks as though Burberry might lose their exclusive rights to their signature red, black and tan check.<p>The British luxury fashion house has appealed a decision made by Chinese authorities that would allow other companies to lawfully use their iconic check pattern on leather goods.<p>According to …

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Why Great Entrepreneurs Are Older Than You Think

How old do you think someone should be for the best chance at entrepreneurial success?<p>If you said 20, or 22, or 25, you are not alone.<p>It wasn’t that long ago that age signified wisdom. But in the last decade Silicon Valley routinely, even systematically, has overlooked the old in search of the …

US ambassador to Japan 'deeply concerned' about dolphin drive-hunting

The US ambassador to Japan, Caroline Kennedy, has expressed deep concern about the Japanese tradition of "drive-hunting" dolphins just days after scores of creatures were rounded up for slaughter in a town infamous for culling the mammals.<p>"Deeply concerned by inhumaneness of drive hunt dolphin …