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The One Area Where Silicon Valley Lags Behind The Rest Of The World
The United States may think it’s a leader in technology innovation, but it’s getting left behind in at least one category: women in leadership positions at technology companies.
In The Future, Robots Will Analyze Your Personality
In 2014, the status of robotics sits somewhere between "pretty cool" and "needs improvement." Sure they can run, they can dance and they can even show emotion in their own, super creepy way. But we're still waiting for them to answer the big questions for us.
Wearable Technology: Just As Unnerving As Rest of Internet Of Things
The Internet of Things, despite being decades old in concept, is a muddle of emerging technologies with unnerving social, legal and moral implications. The wearable technology is just the same except that it looks appealing enough to fasten to your wrist, ankle or face.
Lessons From Microsoft’s Awful Job Loss Memo
Stephen Elop’s “Hello there” memo has already become a classic example of how not to fire people. Elop’s job-loss announcement is now a case study in how not to write, think or lead. Here’s why.
10 Things You Didn't Know You Agreed On 'Terms of Service'
The terms of service, also known as the document you're supposed to read before signing up for a site or platform, is a treasure trove of legal guidelines, rules and permissions that few people really care about. But there are a few things you're agreeing to, hidden within the jargon, that might change the way you use the web.
4 Simple Hacks To Boost Your Sales And Marketing Efficiency
There are some small yet extremely powerful tools to take your sales and marketing process to the next notch and make you fall in love all over again. Here are a few of such tricks that can work wonders to improve your efficiency.
The 15 Best Tech CEOs To Work For
Some CEOs are proof that you can be both well-liked and successful. Glassdoor finds out the 15 highest-rated CEOs in tech, according to employees who anonymously rated them.
Why People Aren't Buying iPads Anymore
It was the second consecutive quarter that Apple saw a decline in its iPad figures. With super-cheap tablets available from Amazon, Samsung, Asus, Lenovo and companies many of us have never even heard of, why would you shell out upwards of $400 for an iPad?
Why The 'Right To Be Forgotten' Is A Nightmare To Enforce?
A month into its going into effect, it’s proven to be a logistical nightmare, in part because of Google’s informing media organizations when it removes one of their stories from search, which leads the organization to re-earth the story and mention the incident that some European desperately wanted disappeared.
7 Team Building Basics For Reluctant HR Managers
Team Building is supposed to be fun. So why do so many players head for the bathroom? Here's what to do and what not to do during your team building activities.