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Google Apologizes For Terrible April Fools' Day Prank

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 04.01.2016 | Technology

Google apologized Friday for an April Fools' Day prank that inadvertently caused some users to send animated GIFs of "Minion" characters in important ...

Real Estate Innovation Bringing Home Return on Relationship (Part Two)

AdaPia d'Errico | Posted 03.31.2016 | Business
AdaPia d'Errico

From the global perspective, innovators in the real estate space will contend with the following four critical developments that will improve overall ...

10 Secret Strategies Tech Companies Use To Hire The Best People

Sarah Cooper | Posted 03.31.2016 | Comedy
Sarah Cooper

Google, Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Google, Amazon. These top tech companies each receive over a quadrillion resumes per year (source needed). So it's safe to say they have a good process for choosing the best job candidates. But what is it?

5 Pretty Awesome, and Unique Google Alternatives Worth Trying

Nancy Laws | Posted 03.30.2016 | Technology
Nancy Laws

As Google continues to evolve, so are the options currently available for those who are interested in a less political option.

Could Trump Be Right That Wages Are Too High in America?

Marvin Meadors | Posted 03.30.2016 | Business
Marvin Meadors

Tax cuts for the rich, the abolishment of the estate tax, the lowering or elimination of capital gains taxes, and other such Republican economic prescriptions will only serve to make the rich wealthier, just as they are intended to do, and to hasten our journey toward oligarchy.

San Luis Obispo: The New Napa?

James Marshall Crotty | Posted 03.29.2016 | Travel
James Marshall Crotty

Roughly halfway between Silicon San Francisco - and the window-breaking, Google-Bus-halting envy its digital strivers engender - and LA's brain-depleting smog, sits the crown jewel of the California Central Coast: San Luis Obispo. If you're traveling to this good, kind burg, you need to slow down. Slow way down.

Are You Ready for SensorWorld?

Rebecca Costa | Posted 03.29.2016 | Technology
Rebecca Costa

Sensors, sensors, everywhere sensors. In our clothes, our shoes, air conditioners, cars, diapers and beds. And what are all these sensors doing? They...

Could the Language Barrier Actually Fall Within the Next 10 Years?

The Conversation US | Posted 03.28.2016 | Technology
The Conversation US

Wouldn't it be wonderful to travel to a foreign country without having to worry about the nuisance of communicating in a different language?

Why We Need a Transhumanism Movement

Zoltan Istvan | Posted 03.25.2016 | Impact
Zoltan Istvan

A crowd gathers to hear about transhumanism and life extension technologies -- Photo by Roen Horn Recently I was asked to be a part of a debate fo...

Apple protecting privacy? No putting itself above the Law

Diane M. Francis | Posted 03.25.2016 | Politics
Diane M. Francis

It seems Americans trust their tech companies - led by Apple Inc. - to protect their privacy. They shouldn't. This trust factor showed up in a recent ...

Technology is Rebuilding the Construction Industry

Daniel Burrus | Posted 03.23.2016 | Technology
Daniel Burrus

The building industry is notoriously slow when it comes to adopting and utilizing technological solutions. However, Google's Project Tango could be ab...

Diplomacies, from Public to Pubic

John Brown | Posted 03.23.2016 | World
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John Brown

My own minor, rather frivolous, contribution to the creation of the new diplomatic jargon -- pubic diplomacy -- did not appeal to the wordmasters of the universe. But it does occasionally appears as a typo in some U.S. Embassy internal memoranda.

What It Means To Be Nice: Why The Golden Rule Isn't A Good Global Team-building Model

Valerie Berset-Price | Posted 03.22.2016 | Business
Valerie Berset-Price

Five years ago, Google decided to embark on a quest to build the "perfect team." It came to be known as Project Aristotle, a highly orchestrated study...

Cutting Through the Corporate Mindfulness Hype

Ron Purser | Posted 03.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Ron Purser

As much as corporate mindfulness apologists would like to pretend that workplace mindfulness is "evidence-based" and politically neutral, this is simply not the case. To be sure, it is important to facilitate the well-being of employees. But the drive to celebrate the links between mindfulness and wellness and organizational good is not free from the workings of power.

Are Smartphones 'Over'?

Reuters | Casey Williams | Posted 03.22.2016 | Technology

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Nearly a decade after the iPhone broke the mould for mobile phones the question is now being asked whether the evolution of the ...

This Stunning Pro-Black Google Doodle Was Created By A 15-Year-Old

The Huffington Post | Taryn Finley | Posted 03.22.2016 | Black Voices

The Google Doodle for Monday is refreshingly pro-black. It features a young black woman surrounded by colorful, affirming symbols of blackness, includ...

Google: $100,000 Says You Can’t Hack A Chromebook Remotely

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 03.18.2016 | Technology

Google is hoping to bait the world's top hackers with a $100,000 reward for hacking one of the company's Chromebooks remotely. The technology giant an...

Google Is Getting Rid Of Its Creepy Humanoid Robots

Reuters | Casey Williams | Posted 03.18.2016 | Technology

(Reuters) - Alphabet Inc has put Boston Dynamics, part of its robotics division, up for sale for lack of revenue potential, Bloomberg reported, citing...

Is Causal Discovery The Most Interesting Facet Of Machine Learning?

Quora | Posted 03.29.2016 | Technology
Quora

These questions originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. ...

10 Stocks That Haven't Dropped in 5 Years

GOBankingRates | Posted 03.15.2016 | Business
GOBankingRates

By Ashley Redmond, Contributor There are close to 3,000 companies on the world's largest stock exchange, the New York Stock Exchange. So when you're ...

Why You Should Legit Worry About Google's Latest Achievement

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 03.17.2016 | Technology

Google's playing games that could have a major impact on your life. Its AlphaGo artificial intelligence program on Tuesday triumphed over one of the w...

Google Is Pressing Feds To Get Driverless Cars On The Road

Reuters | Casey Williams | Posted 03.14.2016 | Technology

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The head of Alphabet Inc's Google self-driving car program will urge the U.S. Congress on Tuesday to grant national auto safety...

Major Tech Companies Plan Increased Encryption In Wake Of Apple-FBI Feud

The Guardian | Adam Goldberg | Posted 03.14.2016 | Technology

Spurred on by Apple’s battles against the FBI, some of tech’s biggest names are to expand encryption of user data in their services, the Guardian ...

Human Player Finally Beats Google's AlphaGo AI Program At 'Go'

Reuters | Lee Moran | Posted 03.13.2016 | Technology

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korean Lee Sedol won his first match against a computer program developed by a Google subsidiary on Sunday in the ancient boar...

Android N: What Does the "N" Stand For?

Carey Beth Elder | Posted 03.11.2016 | Technology
Carey Beth Elder

The seventh major release of the Android family is on its way. Android N is available for those who have a spare Nexus handset to install the update a...