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CEOs Just Want To Get Coached

Good news for executive coaches: A new study from Stanford and executive coaching firm The Miles Group shows that while two-thirds of chief executives don’t get any coaching or leadership advice from outside their companies, nearly 100% of those bosses say they wish that they did.<p>“Even the …

Enblink turns Google TV into a home automation hub

Talk about teaching an old dog new tricks: Dutch hardware startup Enblink has built a simple dongle that turns any regular Google TV unit into a home …

Xbox One vs PS4: All you need to know

Ahead of their release later this year, see how the launch titles, bundles and hardware for the Xbox One and PS4 compare.<p>Techradar takes a look at the latest information on the Playstation 4 and XBox One following the Gamescom gaming convention, including launch titles and bundles.<p>From the design …

Windows 8.1 is ready for its October 17th release

Microsoft has finalized its Windows 8.1 update. Sources familiar with the company's Windows plans have revealed to <i>The Verge</i> that the software maker completed the development of Windows 8.1 earlier this week — stamped as build 9600 for Release to manufacturing (RTM). The completion of the 8.1 …

Microsoft's employee-only white Xbox One colors us green with envy

There are certainly benefits to working for Microsoft beyond a steady paycheck. We've seen the company gift employees with phones and tablets and, if the picture above proves legit, a lucky bunch will receive a free Xbox One on launch day -- in an exclusive white and silver-grey hue, no less. In …

Why The PC Is Not Doomed

There has been a lot of press coverage in recent months about slowing PC sales. Lenovo has recently reported that its smartphones and tablets outsold its PCs and the venerable computer itself has seen the longest sale decline in its history, continuing from late 2012, right the way through 2013. …

Apple said to have tested 64-bit ‘A7’ chips for iPhone 5S, 31% speed increases reported

As Apple’s iPhone 5S event approaches, some new details about the new device’s internals are emerging. Clayton Morris has claimed on Twitter that the iPhone 5S’s A7 processor is “running at about 31% faster” than the iPhone 5’s A6 chip. The iPhone 5’s A6 chip is dual-core, and it seems like the …

10 Tech Things You Need To Know This Morning

Steve Ballmer's sudden departure from Microsoft was "neither planned nor as smooth as portrayed."<p>The choice facing Ballmer's successor is: double-down on Windows and Office, or keep spending (burning) cash trying to develop new lines of business.<p>Paul Krugman says the teachings of a 14th-century …

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Viral Video: ‘I Forgot My Phone’

By<p>Lara Day<p>Lara Day<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@lmjday<p>Picture the following scenes: Lying in bed with a loved one. Chatting with friends over brunch. Watching the sun glow after a long hike. Receiving a marriage proposal on the beach.<p>A new short film, called "I Forgot My Phone," depicts these …

Samsung, LG Plan Anti-Theft Tool for Phones, Tablets

Samsung Electronics Co. and LG Electronics Co. are looking at installing a “kill switch” on mobile phones and tablets that would make the devices inoperable if they are stolen.<p>The function is designed to discourage phone theft by enabling a manufacturer and carrier to lock the smartphone or tablet …