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30 Thoughts We All Have in Staff Meetings
Some thoughts that often creep into our minds while attending office meetings...
Why The Future Of Robotics Is Squishy
The robots of the future won't look anything like the Terminator, as many would expect. Robots still aren’t ready to work beside humans, but perhaps a soft touch is the answer.
How Google Glass Problems Went From Bad To Worse
We always knew Glass, with its vaguely orthodontic design, would be a tough sell. Yet in the thirteen months since the device first appeared on American brows, Google has actually lost ground.
Silicon Valley's Secret Subculture, Not So Secret Anymore
Silicon Valley has many strengths, but a classic complaint is that the region has no artistic culture. In recent years, however, things have changed noticeably. An emerging subculture movement in San Jose has burst into visibility. San Jose, some might say, is like the new San Francisco.
Zuckerberg Vows Facebook Will Shoot Down Google Drones
One day after Google outbid Facebook for a manufacturer of solar-powered drones, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg served warning that his company was prepared to blow Google’s drones out of the skies.
The Social Media Frequency Guide: How Often To Post To Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, And More
Your complete guide to timing social media outreach for the best results.
The Story Behind Facebook's Big Bet On Virtual Reality
Mark Zuckerberg's acquisitions have a formula: They never, ever leak because they come together quickly.The wooing process for Oculus started last February when Mark Zuckerberg called CEO Brendan Iribe for a 10-minute chat...
Nokia's Future Phones Codenamed Superman, Moonraker And More
Devices in development are known inside Nokia by a range of pop culture codenames referencing Superman, James Bond, and Filipino soap operas.
Everything iPhone Users Need To Know Before Switching To Android
iPhone fans are by far the most loyal fans out there, but Android Authority has put together a very comprehensive guide for the tiny minority of iPhone users out there who are interested in making the switch to Google’s mobile operating system.
The 10 Companies That Tried To Buy Facebook
Facebook isn't just popular with its 1.3 billion (and counting) users. According to The Facebook Effect, Fortune editor David Kirkpatrick's brilliantly-reported book about the company's founding, Facebook has also always been very popular with executives hungry for a merger or acquisition.