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Reasons My Son Is Crying, A Dad-Run Blog Documenting the Comedic Tragedies of Youth

“<i>I wouldn’t let him drink bath water.</i>”<p>Some dad out there has recently started <i>Reasons My Son is Crying</i>, a funny Tumblr blog that chronicles his …

Jim Beam Distiller's Masterpiece

Think the Kentucky Derby was your only excuse to visit Louisville this year? Think again. You'll likely be flying into the city to go fetch a bottle …

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Top Salespeople Use LinkedIn to Sell More

I recently interviewed 54 top salespeople about how they use LinkedIn to research accounts, prospect for leads, and generate sales. All of the study participants sell technology-based products to the IT departments of mid to large size companies.<p>The study included three types of salespeople: 33% …

You’re Probably Wrong About How Others Really See You

You may think you already know how others view you — as a skilled communicator, or an incisive numbers guy, or a manager who always brings out the best in her team. But then again, you might be surprised. One modest, self-deprecating executive was shocked to learn, after engaging an executive coach …

Fliple Snags Windows Phone’s Style, Brings It To iOS As A Contacts Manager

Oh, man. If Microsoft thinks <i>Facebook Home</i> is bitin’ their style, they’re just going to <i>love</i> this.<p>Fliple is a new, free contacts manager app for iOS. It’s largely inspired (cough) by Microsoft’s Windows Phone OS.<p>It’s got the same white-on-black sans serif font. It’s got the little one-tap tiles that …

Murdoch's Sky TV accused of abusing power by refusing to air competitor's ads

British broadcaster Sky — a company controlled by Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. — has reportedly refused to air ads for a competing service on its channels. The accusation comes from telecoms giant BT, which is making a big play for the UK sports TV market. Sky has enjoyed something of a monopoly on …

Apple hiring software engineers to work on fingerprint tech at Authentec’s Melbourne Design Center?

A new job listing on Apple.com could add fire to the rumors that Apple is considering including fingerprint technology in upcoming devices.<p>The job posting seeking a software engineer to write “low-level code to configure and control hardware” is the only listing on Apple’s site located at the …

AppMesh, a Mobile-First Customer-Tracking App, Launches

Unless you’re a salesperson who spends a lot of time on the road, you probably don’t give much thought to the software used to track customer leads. …

HBO Updates iOS App with AirPlay Multitasking and Game of Thrones Interactive Features

<i>HBO Go</i> for iOS has been updated to version 2.1, most notably adding AirPlay multitasking support to allow video content from the HBO Go app to stream to the television while leaving the iPad or the iPhone free to operate other apps.<p>The update also offers new interactive features for the channel's …