Ashwin Venkatraman

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Google Shuts Down PageSpeed Service For Accelerating Websites

Google is shutting down PageSpeed Service, its hosted solution for optimizing websites for faster delivery, on August 3. Developers have until then to change their DNS settings or their sites won’t be available anymore. New sign-ups have already been disabled.<p>PageSpeed Service, which launched …

Devs dish on what’s hot about iOS 8, OS X Yosemite and Swift

[avocado-gallery ids=”282985,282468,282476,282475,282474,282470,282472,282469,282477,282473,282471,282467″]<p>What’s your take on iOS 8, Swift and OS X Yosemite?<p>Got your own favorite features in Apple’s latest releases? Let us know in the comments below.<p><i>Photos: Jim Merithew/Cult of Mac</i>

How to Use Google+ Communities for Business

Each of these communities are directly related to the interests of each company’s customer bases, which is why they are successful at engaging their users on Google+ within these communities.<p>Once you’ve chosen a topic, decide on a headline that will accurately express what your community is about …

The Untold Story Of Larry Page's Incredible Comeback

One day in July 2001, Larry Page decided to fire Google's project managers. All of them.<p>It was just five years since Page, then a 22-year-old graduate student at Stanford, was struck in the middle of the night with a vision. In it, he somehow managed to download the entire Web and by examining the …

What Happens To Our Brains When We Exercise And How It Makes Us Happier

There’s more to the mood-boosting properties of exercise than endorphins.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2014. Click here to see the full list.</i><p>Exercise has been touted to be a cure for nearly everything in life, from depression, to memory loss, Alzheimer’s …

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5 Ways to Build Company Culture With Your Virtual Team

<i>John Stelmach is the President and CFO of Computhink, the developer of the document management Contentverse, a virtual document management system used by parts of the US Government and small to large businesses all over the world.</i><p>For every desk-bound cubicle-dweller, the dream is to work from home. …

The First 1,000 Users Are Easier Than You Think: 6 Simple Tricks

<i>Ilya Pozin is the founder of</i> <i>Open Me</i> <i>and</i> <i>Ciplex, and a c</i><i>olumnist for Inc, Forbes, and LinkedIn. He’s also a gadget lover, investor, mentor, husband, father, and ’30 Under 30′ entrepreneur.</i><p><i>Listen to this post as audio, courtesy of SaveToListen.</i><p>It might sound strange, but creating something great is the …