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Why Humble, Empathic Business Leaders Are More Successful

Douglas LaBier | Posted 10.24.2014 | Business
Douglas LaBier

It's increasingly evident that business leaders who are capable of experiencing and demonstrating empathy, compassion, and humility have greater success. Research as well as direct business experience confirms this.

What Is The Real Price Of Technology?

Ekaterina Walter | Posted 10.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Ekaterina Walter

Why is it so hard to switch off? Is it because it's addictive? Is it because we don't want to miss out on anything? Is it because we use social networks as a place to stroke our own egos? Whatever the reason is, there are repercussions to be aware of. Smartphone and computer use can cause a number of psychological issues:

Why the New Digital Health Apps Might Succeed Where Self-Help Fails

Rajeev Kapoor | Posted 10.24.2014 | Healthy Living
Rajeev Kapoor

In all, the implications for powering algorithms and analyzing real-world patient data are enormous -- and they point toward more responsibility, along with freedom of choice, for the individual.

Google Quits ALEC, But Chevron, ExxonMobil and Shell Stay Put

Elliott Negin | Posted 10.23.2014 | Green
Elliott Negin

When Eric Schmidt recently called out ALEC for "literally lying" about climate change and his company announced it would not renew its ALEC membership, it was just one of the conservative business lobby group's latest -- and loudest -- setbacks.

I Tried the Next Level in Wearable Tech

Lauren DeLisa | Posted 10.23.2014 | Technology
Lauren DeLisa

Wearable Tech is probably one of the hottest phrases out right now. Companies on both the fashion and tech side are racing to get into the game, each entrant hoping that it has the ticket to mass consumer adoption.

When All Smartphones Became The Same

Gil Laroya | Posted 10.22.2014 | Technology
Gil Laroya

A Chevy with a Cadillac emblem is still just a Chevy inside. The change in smartphone design and function will come when companies decide how to change the paradigm of smartphone use.

3 Million Reasons for Small Business Owners to Believe

Angelle Albright | Posted 10.21.2014 | Business
Angelle Albright

Photo Credit: Frank Aymani, Jr. So if you are a small business owner like myself, you have no doubt, seen all the ads while surfing the net for c...

Build a Movement, Not a Brand

Lee Traupel | Posted 10.21.2014 | Business
Lee Traupel

Crowds are never a good thing for business unless it's outside your front door. How do you stand out in today's tech drenched smartphone in hand world full of noisy content?

Was Mark Cuban "For Real" or Just Trying to Sell a Product?

Marquis Cabrera | Posted 10.20.2014 | Technology
Marquis Cabrera

Is Mark Cuban just trying to get people to download his app, or is he for real? Is there really a dark side to participating in the sharing economy?

How Google Glass Will Transform Healthcare [Slideshare]

Vala Afshar | Posted 10.17.2014 | Technology
Vala Afshar

How Google Glass Will Change Healthcare from Vala Afshar "It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see." - Henry David Thoreau Wh...

Ryan J. Reilly

FBI Director Calls On Congress To 'Fix' Phone Encryption By Apple, Google

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan J. Reilly | Posted 10.16.2014 | Technology

WASHINGTON -- FBI Director James Comey called Thursday for "a regulatory or legislative fix" for technology companies' expanding use of encryption to ...

How The Best Companies In The World Attract Top Talent

Peter Voogd | Posted 10.17.2014 | Business
Peter Voogd

Most companies haven't thought much about what our young generation really cares about. The most successful companies on the planet love those who are on purpose and have a sense of urgency to their life.

Google Uncovers Bug In Widely Used Web Encryption Technology

Reuters | Jim Finkle | Posted 10.14.2014 | Technology

By Jim Finkle BOSTON, Oct 14 (Reuters) - Three Google Inc researchers have uncovered a security bug in widely used web encryption technology that t...

The Shot Heard Round the World Wide Web

Mark Weinstein | Posted 10.14.2014 | Technology
Mark Weinstein

The privacy revolution is here!

Corporate Dude Nation Discovers Fair Pay Isn't Karma

Amy Siskind | Posted 10.14.2014 | Women
Amy Siskind

Stockholm Syndrome may be an exaggeration, but many of us, unwittingly, have a high level of internalized sexism. How else could we have ignored and justified something so blatantly wrong.

The Cute CEO: For Women, Does Cute + Sweet = C-Suite?

Marie Woolf | Posted 10.10.2014 | Business
Marie Woolf

So it's not just my imagination. Marissa Mayer clones seem to be showing up with increasing frequency in business media lately.

If You Think Your Audience Is an Algorithm, You're Doing It Wrong

John P. David | Posted 10.10.2014 | Business
John P. David

If you are in a small, niche business, then you'd better be thinking about authentic, interesting, and worthwhile content, and forget about teaching to the algorithm test.

Your Guide to Google's Panda 4.1 Algorithm

Jayson DeMers | Posted 10.09.2014 | Technology
Jayson DeMers

It's certain that Google will continue to update their algorithm with more sophisticated signals and ranking formulas; it's only a matter of when. But Panda 4.1 is continuing a several-year tradition of rewarding high-quality original content, and it's likely that this trend will only continue.

Siri Gets Taken Down By Google Now In Intelligence Battle

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 10.09.2014 | Technology

You always knew that Siri wasn't the best assistant, but now you have proof. A new study released Tuesday by consulting group Stone Temple compare...

Why Brands Have Kicked Traditional Marketing to the Side of the Road

Lee Traupel | Posted 10.08.2014 | Business
Lee Traupel

Digital has clearly usurped traditional marketing methods. Remember the ubiquitous fax machine? To be successful, your businesses must understand ma...

Berne, Baby, Berne

Glenn C. Altschuler | Posted 10.08.2014 | Books
Glenn C. Altschuler

For a century, Peter Baldwin, a professor of history at the University of California, Los Angeles and at New York University, points out, the United States, far more than its counterparts in Europe, had balanced encouraging authorial creativity (and appropriate remuneration) against enhancing the public good through the diffusion of knowledge.

Should a Transhumanist Run for US President?

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 10.08.2014 | Politics
Zoltan Istvan

I'm in the very early stages of preparing a campaign to try to run in the 2016 election for US President. I'll be doing it as a transhumanist for the Transhumanist Party, a political organization I recently founded that seeks to use science and technology to radically improve the human being and the society we live in.

Tax Perversion

Jonathan Russo | Posted 10.08.2014 | Business
Jonathan Russo

Corporations in the U.S. do not view themselves as having a skin in the American game. They are not citizens of America; they are supra-citizens of the world who owe allegiance not to the stars and stripes but to whatever color flag their shareholders and executives wish to fly.

(VIDEO) Giant Snack Maker Mondelēz Nets 100 Million Views w/ 'NowThisNews" Real-Time Collaboration

Andy Plesser | Posted 10.07.2014 | Media
Andy Plesser

Already considered a leader in real-time brand content creation on a per-campaign basis, Oreo maker Mondelēz International in April announced a part...

Why Lisa Cried When Eric Dumped ALEC

Michael Brune | Posted 10.07.2014 | Green
Michael Brune

What is it about ALEC that has given so many Big Tech firms cold feet? For that matter, what is ALEC, exactly? It calls itself a nonpartisan organization that focuses on the principles of limited government, free markets and federalism. Not quite.