Google has been looking more vulnerable as a technological upheaval nibbles at its dominance in Internet search, while the company also deals with a potentially massive regulatory headache in Europe. those
NSA director suggested tech companies could provide an encryption key in pieces The National Security Agency is embroiled in a battle with tech companies over access to encrypted data that would allow
Since the depths of the financial crisis in December 2008, the Fed has kept interest rates pegged near 0%, and it hasn't actually raised rates since July 2006. Now, the Fed has made pretty clear that intends
How one of Google’s original engineers became a self-help guru, and why thousands are on waiting lists for his course. In 2006, Google engineer Chade-Meng Tan decided he no longer wanted to feel like cog
Today T-Mobile announced that its customers will get one year of Netflix for free if they buy the Samsung Galaxy S6 or Galaxy S6 Edge. Perhaps this may be a better reason to buy the Galaxy S6 from T-Mobile
It’s difficult enough to make a billion bucks – and even harder to earn it back once you have lost it. But several members of the Forbes Billionaires list have made a ten digit fortune not once but twice.
Security Stronger encryption in Apple's iPhones and on websites like Facebook has "petrified" the U.S. government because it has made it harder to spy on communications, Glenn Greenwald, the journalist
Fancy Hands unveils Orri, an on-demand assistant you can pay as you go Fancy Hands is a New York startup that provides a subscription service for virtual assistants. They do chores like book your appointments,
Astro Teller tells the crowd at SXSW that the 28-foot versions didn't crash Google plans to fly an 84-foot wind turbine next month, according to Google X's Astro Teller, who spoke at SXSW today. Google's
Whether your bookcase spans an entire wall or exists solely on your nightstand, where you house your books speaks volumes about... Watch us try out an old-school plastic toy that's been reinvented in wood.
VC design partner John Maeda says that the most successful tech companies of the future will really be design companies. Here’s why. Are the fortunes of design on the rise in Silicon Valley? A resounding
NBBJ’s concept for a shadowless tower could brighten the streets of tall, dense cities everywhere. The taller the skyscraper, the longer the shadow. Walking along a street surrounded by big skyscrapers
Measure everything from acceleration to magnetic fields From what I remember of my high school physics class, we spent a lot of time rolling marbles down inclined planes. Today's kids are used to a little
Trusted leadership is built upon your track record. But what if you don’t have one? One of the biggest tasks a new boss has is building trust quickly. This is no easy feat; by its very nature trust is
All designers should use these techniques to test their designs. Great designs don’t just fall out of a designer’s brain. More often than not, they’re the result of rigorous testing, using a nebulous of
smashingmagazine.com - Patrick Marsceill is currently a Senior Designer at Happy Cog in Philadelphia. There, he focuses on the ideation and execution of beautiful, user-centered, … More about Patrick…
As Duhigg suggests, here’s a simple framework for designing new habits: Find the cue and the reward • Don’t modify the cue or reward. Create a new routine. For example, let’s look at Groupon as an example.
Joan, a senior executive I coached once, had many excellent leadership qualities. She was creative, hardworking, and extremely knowledgeable about her industry. But most people working with or for her