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Cultivating Internal Leadership

Mehroz Baig | Posted 05.31.2014 | San Francisco
Mehroz Baig

There is no doubt that leadership within any organization is important, and to make a company exceptional it's not simply about having capable leaders at the helm of a group but effective ones. The problem that many companies run into is finding that leadership.

Don't Hassle The Hoff, He'll Photobomb You

The Huffington Post | Taylor Casti | Posted 04.01.2014 | Technology

All of your Google+ photos got a +1 today, but maybe not in the way you'd expect. Google+ got in on the April Fool's Day prankage by giving all ph...

Gmail's 'Shelfie' Prank Mocks Selfie-Obsessed Culture

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.01.2014 | Technology

It's not even April Fools' Day yet, and already Google has released multiple pranks. In addition to a Google Maps-based Pokémon challenge, the co...

Should We Donate Our Money to Private Companies?

Gabriel Mizrahi | Posted 05.31.2014 | Impact
Gabriel Mizrahi

Philanthropy has long been associated with non-profits, but the indelible mark private companies have made on the world should make us wonder where our donations really have the most impact.

Google's First April Fools' Prank Is Preeeeetty Good

The Huffington Post | Alexis Kleinman | Posted 04.03.2014 | Technology

Google is starting April Fools' Day a bit early this year. The company's maps division announced in a video published on Monday, Mar. 31, that it...

Meatless Monday: The Whole (Grains) Truth

Ellen Kanner | Posted 05.31.2014 | Green
Ellen Kanner

Get ready to embrace the emmer, mingle with millet and canoodle with kamut. Wednesday is the third annual Whole Grains Sampling Day, sponsored by your...

Lessons From Chade-Meng Tan, Google's Jolly Good Fellow

Emily Tess Katz | Posted 03.28.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

Chande-Meng Tan's official job title at Google used to be "engineer"; these days, it's "jolly good fellow." Tan's official job description at Goog...

Forget About Google Maps. Introducing, Google Naps.

The Huffington Post | Carina Kolodny | Posted 03.31.2014 | Technology

Do you ever find yourself strolling around when you suddenly stop and wonder if there's a nearby place that's good for a snooze? Then boy do we have t...

Report: Amazon To Release FREE Netflix Competitor

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 03.27.2014 | Technology

Watch out, Netflix. Amazon is planning to launch a free, ad-supported streaming service in the coming months, according to a report by the Wall Street...

The Question That Could Change Your Life

Suza Scalora | Posted 07.01.2014 | Healthy Living
Suza Scalora

A phrase written by Tolle reverberated within Gordhamer: "Instead of asking, 'what do I want from life?' a more powerful question is, 'what does life want from me?' The answer for Gordhamer manifested in the form of a book: Wisdom 2.0.

Google Shows Us the Way

Peter A. Georgescu | Posted 05.27.2014 | Business
Peter A. Georgescu

The quiet emergency we face in our economy and in the world of business management is to find a new GPS with which to guide our growth. Keeping shareholder value as our lodestar in the executive suite will only widen the perilous income gap in the developed world.

17 Fixes To Common Internet Problems We All Know And Hate

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 03.29.2014 | Technology

If you're reading this, it means some part of you enjoys surfing the Internet. Maybe you even enjoy spending an enormous percentage of your day doing ...

Can Capitalism Afford a Conscience?

Marian Salzman | Posted 05.25.2014 | Business
Marian Salzman

At first glance, capitalism circa 2014 looks like a pretty soulless endeavor: massive piles of fast money, no wider context of conscience involved. Ju...

Bringing Joy and Fun to Your Company Culture

Karin Volo | Posted 05.26.2014 | Business
Karin Volo

Did you know the average 4-year-old laughs 300 times a day, and for the average 40-year-old it might be four times? Amazing companies are bringing the...

The Connected Cars War: Apple, Google Duke it Out

Esmeralda Swartz | Posted 05.26.2014 | Technology
Esmeralda Swartz

What both Google and Apple are hinting at is something even bigger than entertainment, and something that demands new capabilities and new products -- not just a better way of using existing mobile devices.

There Will Soon Be Ray-Ban And Oakley Versions Of Google Glass

Reuters | Stephen Jewkes | Posted 05.25.2014 | Technology

* Luxottica to design, develop, distribute new Glass eyewear * New glasses expected to hit the market in 2015 - CEO * Lu...

AngularJS: One Framework to Rule Them All?

The Huffington Post | Katelyn Bogucki | Posted 03.25.2014 | Huffpost Code

Last week, Brad Green, Director of Engineering and manager of AngularJS at Google published a blog post about the upcoming AngularJS 2.0 design and ch...

Why Is Google Finishing My Sentences, and Facebook Reading My Mind?

Russell C. Smith | Posted 05.24.2014 | Technology
Russell C. Smith

I wish Google would stop thinking it knows what we're thinking. It doesn't. It's often ludicrously off base, and usually simply annoying. Obviously not what they were going for.

Google Recognizes Incredible American Heroine

The Huffington Post | Jessica Dickerson | Posted 03.24.2014 | Black Voices

In this search-engine dominated era of the internet, and more often than we might like to admit, people have come to expect and count on the Google ho...

Open Diplomacy, Wartime, and the Modern Surveillance State

Christopher McKnight Nichols | Posted 05.23.2014 | Politics
Christopher McKnight Nichols

The amorphous nature of wars since at least the dawn of the Cold War in the mid-1940s has meant that the U.S. has more or less been at war for generations. This, in turn, has precipitated the ever-burgeoning war-industrial-intelligence complex.

Apple And Google's Wage-Fixing Scheme Is Much Worse Than We Thought

PandoDaily | Posted 03.22.2014 | Technology

Back in January, I wrote about “The Techtopus” — an illegal agreement between seven tech giants, including Apple, Google, and Intel, to suppress...

Google's Apparently Sick Of Hearing People Complain About Glass

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 03.24.2014 | Technology

Apparently, Google is starting to get defensive about Glass. On Thursday, the company took to Google Plus and released a post titled “The Top 10 ...

Fallout From Snowden Leaks Hurts Tech Companies' Profits

The New York Times | Posted 03.21.2014 | Technology

Microsoft has lost customers, including the government of Brazil....

Why Right Now the Future Belongs to Google, Not Apple

Mudit Kakkar | Posted 05.20.2014 | Technology
Mudit Kakkar

Google one upped all its rivals, all in one fell swoop. Offhand, it's rash to say that Google is winning the race. To better discern the tussle within the Valley, many files need to be decoded.

'Basic Skills' or 'Soft Skills:' What Should Be Taught and Tested?

Dr. Idit Harel Caperton | Posted 05.20.2014 | Technology
Dr. Idit Harel Caperton

Soft they may be, but these skills constitute a combination that is essential to the core work of innovation, which rarely happens in instantaneous individual breakthroughs but rather evolves through collaborative group endeavors in which personal adaptability is a necessity.