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Galaxy X: Samsung’s X-Branded Handset Could Be The Perfect Foil For The iPhone 8

The smartphone race among the industry’s most prominent companies is set to get even more intense, as Samsung seems set on releasing its foldable …

Amazon’s Fire OS updated to Nougat with introduction of version 6

Amazon’s Fire OS, which runs on all of its Fire tablets and Fire streaming sticks/boxes, is finally getting an upgrade to 7.1.2 Nougat. While this forked version of Android is a pretty big step up from Fire OS 5 (which is based on Lollipop or Marshmallow depending on the device), unfortunately, …

All IT Jobs Are Cybersecurity Jobs Now

The rise of cyberthreats means that the people once assigned to setting up computers and email servers must now treat security as top priority<p>In the Appalachian mountain town of West Jefferson, N.C., on an otherwise typical Monday afternoon in September 2014, country radio station WKSK was kicked …

Cybersecurity

Apple, eBay, Microsoft and others are reviving their support in a transgender rights court case

They’ve filed another amicus brief backing Virginia high school student Gavin Grimm.<p>Apple, eBay, Microsoft, Twitter and a host of other tech giants joined 55 major U.S. businesses in asking a federal appeals court on Tuesday to allow a Virginia high school student to use the restroom that he …

Is Poor Employee Engagement Management's Fault?

Polls say disengaged employees outnumber engaged employees by nearly 2:1. What's going on?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A recent Gallup study found that a high percentage of managers around the globe are not meeting the need of their employees; actively disengaged …

SUSE buys HPE’s OpenStack and Cloud Foundry assets

SUSE, which probably is best known for its Linux distribution, has long been a quiet but persistent player in the OpenStack ecosystem. Over the last few months, though, the German company has also emerged as one of the stronger competitors in this world, especially now that we are seeing a good bit …

Virtual reality aims to transport lonely patients out of the hospital bed

Virtual reality may be struggling to crossover into the gaming mainstream, but doctors are excited about the role it could play in medical treatment …

Virtual Reality

AWS launches new programs to support its partners

Amazon’s AWS cloud computing division is hosting its annual re:Invent developer conference in Las Vegas this week. Ahead of the main part of the event, the company today hosted a keynote for its ecosystem partners who sell tools and services for AWS. During the keynote, the company announced a …

Verizon - Open Doors - Greg Greenlee

Japan wants tourists to pay using only their fingerprints

The next time you travel to Japan, you might not have to stock up on yen (or bring your credit card) to go shopping. As of the summer, the country's government is testing a system that will let you use two fingerprints to make purchases at key tourist locations, such as hotels and restaurants. …

Japan

Google CEO Sundar Pichai: 'let's not let fear defeat our values'

An escalating tide of intolerant rhetoric has overtaken the media thanks to Donald Trump, but voices at leading businesses are pushing back. In an essay posted to Medium, Google CEO Sundar Pichai responded to recent waves of prejudice against Muslims by reiterating his own hopeful narrative of …

Silk Road architect arrested in Thailand, could face life in prison

The FBI announced on Friday that it has apprehended Roger Thomas Clark, who it believes went by the alias “Variety Jones” and acted as a ‘senior advisor’ to Silk Road creator Ross Ulbricht.<p>A press release from the US Attorney’s Office states that Clark was arrested in Thailand on December 3. The …

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Apple Watch Brings Flight and Airline Apps to Your Wrist

Apple Watch will make the flying experience more convenient for both casual and frequent flyers, with a number of airlines updating their apps for the Apple Watch in recent weeks, or announcing support coming soon, including American Airlines, Delta, United Airlines, JetBlue, British Airways, …

These 365 Quotes Will Inspire You Every Day This Year | Inc.com

With a new year nearly upon us, it's a great time to get inspired about the future, your vision, your goals and executing on those goals. I'm so grateful for all of the inspiration I've gotten from leaders, writers and thinkers through the years. So I wanted to share my favorite, most inspiring …

Motivation

Can you eat healthy on $4 a day?

How much did you spend on breakfast today? Even better, dinner last night? If you’re one of the 47 million Americans on the Supplemental Nutrition …

Beyond Beanbags: The Data-Driven Strategies That Make Google The Best Place To Work In America

<b>MANAGEMENT BOOKS</b> tend to be windy affairs stuffed with bromides about teams (there’s no “I” in them, have you heard?) and insipid advice about keeping track of your cheese or harnessing the power of the discipline of the art of the habits of highly effective people.<p>Thus it’s nice to report that …

The Workplace

Apple Stores (And Workers) Get Makeover Ahead Of Apple Watch Launch

This Friday, Apple will debut its much-hyped Apple Watch, allowing prospective buyers a chance to try on a variety of sizes, straps and settings and place a pre-order before the gadget officially hits the market on April 24th.<p>Apple’s head of retail Angela Ahrendts has been working alongside design …

Apple Watch

Now You Can Manage Your Magazines at Flipboard.com

It’s a small change with big impact for MagMakers: the Web tools for organizing your Flipboard magazines have moved from editor.flipboard.com to right inside your profile at flipboard.com. There’s no need to go to a separate destination to spiff up your magazines anymore—you can do it all from …

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19 Breathtaking Photos of Winter Wonderlands Around the World

We're in the middle of winter here, so what better time is it to look at some of the most breathtaking photos of the season? We've looked through the web and we've found photo after photo of photographers who've shot, not just snow or ice, but trees covered in white, lakes dotted in ice. Around the …

The beginning of the end for email

Along with global warming, the Ebola virus, and gridlock politics, this year, for me at least, something far less life- and society-threatening also …

Using Evernote (the right way)

I believe that the best insights are made possible when they’re built from the best knowledge available. Discovering that information gets easier and …

Productivity

Google's Eric Schmidt has these 9 rules for emailing

<i>This post is in partnership with Time. The article below was originally published at Time.com.</i><p>By Eric Schmidt<p>Communication in the Internet Century …

5 Women In Tech Share The Best And Worst Advice They’ve Ever Received

They aren’t waiting around or keeping their heads down, no matter what anyone says.<p>Young, hopeful entrepreneurs are never at a loss for free advice from those who have “been there, done that.”<p>The best companies have millennials and women in charge, so it’s no surprise there are countless …

What PayPal’s VP Of Technology Learned From Facing Adversity

Kirsten Wolberg’s career was sidelined by a family illness. Now back in the saddle, she advises women to be unique and seek out mentors.<p>Kirsten Wolberg had a career plan. She’d studied finance at the University of Southern California and worked for several banks, finding employment as a management …

Secrets of Silicon Valley (That Only Women Know)

<b>The pay! The perks! The jaw-dropping sexism! Technology is an amazing—and amazingly challenging—field for women, but when Genevieve Field went behind the scenes to talk to women, she got the ultimate crash course in career confidence.</b><p>At some point today, did you get decorating ideas on Houzz? Tweet …

Instagram Hires First COO, Facebook VP Marne Levine

Levine will oversee the internal business at Instagram.<p>Instagram has hired Marne Levine, Facebook’s VP of global public policy, as its first chief operating officer.<p>Levine, who worked at Facebook the past four years helping to manage its policy teams worldwide, will now focus on keeping Instagram …

Windows 9 is Coming, but Microsoft Needs Touch-first Office

It’s been almost two years since Microsoft made Windows 8 available for the world, but now, two major updates on and we’ve still not seen any hint of the company bringing its Office suite into the future.<p>Younger generations are growing up in a world where they don’t need to use Office products; can …

How We Redesigned Our Product in Less Than a Week

<i>Bastiaan Janmaat and Mike Dorsey are co-founders of DataFox, a predictive intelligence company reinventing the way investors, analysts, and business development professionals research and track technology companies.</i><p>Time is often the scarcest resource for a startup. When you’re building a complex …