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Librarians! What Are We Hiding?

Roz Warren | Posted 12.22.2014 | Books
Roz Warren

Are librarians still relevant? Useful? What does being a 21st century librarian mean, really? Who exactly are we? And how does the world see us? I decided to perform a quick Google search and find out.

Type These Words Into Gchat And Instantly Delight Your Friends

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 12.22.2014 | Technology

You may have noticed some new little animations popping up in your Gchats when you're extra excited or "laughing." The animations started out as an...

The Road to Hell for Any Brand Is Paved With Guaranteed Marketing Results

Lee Traupel | Posted 12.21.2014 | Business
Lee Traupel

Great marketing is iterative and subject to lots of variables. "Guaranteed results" are inherently time limited and the negative economic bias that's set up at the outset means there is no budget or time for iteration.

Sorry Google, This Isn't About SOPA, It's About You

Tom Galvin | Posted 12.19.2014 | Technology
Tom Galvin

Google, no matter how you spin it, your alleged willingness to help criminals and other bad actors is under scrutiny. And it will continue to be so until you change your behavior and live up to your promise to be a great company.

A Tech Solution for Domestic Harmony

Hoyt Hilsman | Posted 12.19.2014 | HuffPost Home
Hoyt Hilsman

I got a very rude shock when I opened my power and water bill last month. The combination of a hot summer and the ongoing drought in California mea...

Dana Liebelson

Google Sues Mississippi Attorney General, Alleging Internet Censorship

HuffingtonPost.com | Dana Liebelson | Posted 12.19.2014 | Politics

Google is taking an attorney general to court on the grounds that his actions could threaten the freedom of the Internet. The tech giant sued Missi...

eBay Splits From Controversial Political Group ALEC

Reuters | Deepa Seethharaman | Posted 12.18.2014 | Technology

Dec 18 (Reuters) - eBay Inc said on Thursday that it will end its association with the American Legislative Exchange Council, a political group that o...

Coming Soon: Cell Phones That See Like We Do

Turnstyle | Posted 12.18.2014 | Technology
Turnstyle

By Noah J. Nelson (@noahjnelson) We may call the devices in our pockets "smartphones," but they are relatively blunt instruments. Designed to respond...

Dana Liebelson

Emails Show Hollywood Worked With A State Attorney General To Push Its Anti-Piracy Agenda

HuffingtonPost.com | Dana Liebelson | Posted 12.19.2014 | Politics

Recently leaked emails shed light on how Hollywood is working with state attorneys general to try and push anti-piracy policies that are largely unpop...

The Most Googled Model of 2014 May Surprise You

Modelinia | Posted 12.18.2014 | Style
Modelinia

Here at Modelinia though, we're far more interested in seeing how our favorite models faired across the Internet. Thanks to Style.com, we now have the answer!

EU Bureaucrats Want to Dictate What Content Americans Can View on U.S.-Based Websites

Peter Scheer | Posted 12.17.2014 | Technology
Peter Scheer

Although the Right to be Forgotten ruling, to date, may have affected content that is mostly trivial, the precedent of governmental censorship across borders, once established, can't be easily confined to information that society doesn't much care about.

The Questions People Googled In 5 U.S. Cities This Year

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman & Alissa Scheller | Posted 12.16.2014 | Technology

New Yorkers wanted to know how to harmonize, network and cosplay.

The 'What Is' And 'How To' Questions We Can't Stop Asking Google

The Huffington Post | Kerry Flynn | Posted 12.16.2014 | Technology

In 2013 people were most interested in twerking and Miley Cyrus. In 2014, Americans got serious. The "How to..." and "What is..." questions with th...

Dana Liebelson

How State Attorneys General May Help Hollywood Revive Anti-Piracy Efforts

HuffingtonPost.com | Dana Liebelson | Posted 12.16.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Earlier this year, Hollywood came up with a plan to work with state attorneys general to undermine Google, bolstering efforts to revive ...

Wordplay Run Amok: Et Tu, TRUSTe?

Mark Weinstein | Posted 12.15.2014 | Technology
Mark Weinstein

TRUSTe did a bang up job establishing themselves as the must have credential that sites paid them well for. You offer eye candy and a pretty little logo to provide a sense of security. Truth in advertising however, requires more than stamps. It demands in this case, annual inspections and that is what TRUSTe promised.

5 Ways SEO Is Going To Change In 2015

Jose Vasquez | Posted 12.15.2014 | Small Business
Jose Vasquez

It's starting to look like 2015 is going to be an even bigger year, and savvy search marketers are already starting to plan their strategies. If you want to stay ahead of the competition, keep your eyes peeled for these five changes likely to come with the new year

Fight Content Smog to Win Fame, Fortune and Your Dog's Undying Love

Lee Traupel | Posted 12.13.2014 | Business
Lee Traupel

Scratch any millennial geek today and "disintermediation" will bubble to the surface immediately. For good reason. Our world is being redefined as never before. It's the new digital world order and here is quick review for brands in need of refreshment.

Facebook's MarkZ Bytes the Cooked Apple

Mark Weinstein | Posted 12.12.2014 | Technology
Mark Weinstein

I'm an online privacy advocate. I do dozens of radio interviews every month on the subject. I attend and speak at symposiums such as the GMIC SV Conference last week. I am also CEO of Sgrouples Inc., which recently launched the world's private communication network, MeWe.

You Can't Have These Tech Gadgets for Christmas

Dieter Holger | Posted 12.11.2014 | Technology
Dieter Holger

There are lots of gadgets that you can have this Xmas, but what about the ones you can't have?

The Top 5 Business Books I Read This Year

Maria Rodale | Posted 12.11.2014 | Business
Maria Rodale

I don't usually read a lot of business books. My primary reading time is right before bed, and reading books about business right before going to s...

People Really Dig Working In Media

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 12.11.2014 | Media

Exciting news for anyone considering a career in media: As it turns out, people in the industry really love their jobs. Glassdoor this week release...

Android Dominates an Unusual Quarter

Michael R. Levin | Posted 12.10.2014 | Technology
Michael R. Levin

CIRP finds that among two major mobile operating systems, Google Android and Apple iOS, Android won a much larger share of new phone activations than iOS.

10 Awesome Gmail Hacks That Make Life Easier

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 12.10.2014 | Technology
Jason Saltmarsh

These top-secret ninja moves will help you take control of your inbox and become a Gmail expert. I'll show you how to save time, avoid mistakes, and add a bit of style to your inbox. Read on, grasshopper.

Why Europe Is Afraid of Google

Alain Elkann | Posted 12.09.2014 | World
Alain Elkann

If you own a 90 percent market share, or in some countries even more than that, you are de facto the entry gate to the digital world. If you then decide to discriminate against competitors, or favor your own products over everyone else's -- even when the quality is inferior and without full transparency to the users -- this is an unhealthy market situation.

Can Uber Fix Itself?

Sanjay Sanghoee | Posted 12.08.2014 | Business
Sanjay Sanghoee

Given its size and the strength of its idea, Uber has the potential to become a blue chip company that can disrupt the car service business in a positive way, but first it needs to do some serious soul-searching.