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Google Paid Apple $1 Billion To Keep Search Bar On iPhone

Reuters/The Huffington Post | Nico Pitney | Posted 01.22.2016 | Technology

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Multi-State Privacy Push Paves the Way for National Reform

Rachel Levinson-Waldman | Posted 01.20.2016 | Politics
Rachel Levinson-Waldman

The proposed laws focus on a range of issues, such as email and other electronic communications, employees' use of social media, cell phone trackers and license plate readers. Should these measures pass, it would send a strong signal to other states and Congress that Americans remain concerned about protecting their privacy.

Climate Change This Week: Future Major Power Disruption, Clean Energy Pays, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 01.20.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Deforestation is one of the fastest ways that environments are changing dramatically, while climate change is creating vast fast changes on a global scale.

Uprank Helps Marketers Create Task-Based Marketing Strategy

Genia Stevens, MBA | Posted 01.19.2016 | Business
Genia Stevens, MBA

Smart businesses that are data-driven are more successful. Those businesses report 33% higher revenue and 12x the revenue growth of other businesses. ...

Duolingo Founder On Why Online Lectures Are Not The Future Of Education

Quora | Posted 01.14.2016 | Education
Quora

I'm not a huge fan of MOOCs as they exist today. Live lectures typically suck, and watching them online makes them even worse.

Another Sign That Virtual Reality Is About To Be Huge

Reuters | Damon Beres | Posted 01.13.2016 | Technology

(Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Google has created a virtual reality (VR) computing division and said Clay Bavor, the executive running its product manage...

2016 Is a Year of Hope

Omar K. Alghanim | Posted 01.12.2016 | Business
Omar K. Alghanim

Modern and forward-looking programs like these serve as reminders that we all play a role when it comes to creating economically-inclusive environments that allow people to follow their dreams. Job creation is a big part of the equation.

Burning Issues: A Massive Solar Project Responds to Its Critics

XPRIZE | Posted 01.13.2016 | Green
XPRIZE

It's been nearly two years since the world's largest concentrating solar power plant, located near I-15 deep in California's Mohave Desert, celebrated its grand opening in February 2014.

Censored Part 2  --  The Value of Giving Offense

Dan Keyserling | Posted 01.12.2016 | World
Dan Keyserling

Listen carefully the next time you hear someone on television talking about how "offensive" a comment or column or cartoon is, and you might be surprised how often you find yourself listening to someone attempting to curtail the right to free speech.

7 SEO Myths That Drive Me Nuts

Genia Stevens, MBA | Posted 01.12.2016 | Business
Genia Stevens, MBA

The start of a new year is a great time to check the overall health of your search engine optimization strategy. How will you increase user-generate...

7 Things That Make Great Bosses Unforgettable

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 01.11.2016 | Business
Dr. Travis Bradberry

When I ask audiences to describe the best and worst boss they have ever worked for, people inevitably ignore innate characteristics (intelligence, extraversion, attractiveness and so on) and instead focus on qualities that are completely under the boss' control, such as passion, insight and honesty.

Self-Driving Cars Crash Less Often Than Those With Human Drivers: Study

Reuters | Damon Beres | Posted 01.08.2016 | Technology

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Self-driving cars are involved in fewer crashes on average than vehicles with a driver behind the wheel, a study released on F...

Why Selling SEO Is Unethical in 2016

Brian Horn | Posted 01.08.2016 | Business
Brian Horn

If you are still selling SEO to local businesses or online entrepreneurs, this is a great time to reevaluate that decision.

How the Internet of Things Changes Traditional Design and User Experience

Phil Simon | Posted 01.11.2016 | Business
Phil Simon

Design is no longer an afterthought at progressive organizations. Companies are hiring highly paid user-experience experts en masse--a trend that will only intensify as the Internet of Things (IoT) arrives.

Tech that's Good for Kids: Of Makers, Coders and Pilots

Robin Raskin | Posted 01.07.2016 | Technology
Robin Raskin

Every year at this time I invite a panel of 14 judges representing all facets of the kids' media business to do some soul searching. Eschewing public...

5 Takeaways from Leaving Google to Start a Flower Company in Southeast Asia

Steve Feiner | Posted 01.07.2016 | Technology
Steve Feiner

Google just wasn't the one. It was kind of like my college girlfriend. She was beautiful, ambitious, and intelligent, but something deep inside me always knew she was not the one for me. Google was similar; it is a wonderful place to work with amazing people, but in my heart I knew it wasn't for me.

Why You Aren't the Only One Who Knows the Answers to Your Security Questions

Adam Levin | Posted 01.07.2016 | Technology
Adam Levin

If you're protecting important personal accounts with nothing more than a few security questions, it may be time for an upgrade.

Why Internet Platforms Don't Need Special Regulation

Robert D. Atkinson, Ph.D. | Posted 01.05.2016 | Business
Robert D. Atkinson, Ph.D.

Lawmakers and regulators lately have come under intense pressure to regulate upstart Internet market platforms as they rapidly transform entire sectors of the economy by providing simple and elegant new ways for buyers and sellers to connect and do business online.

To Save TV Advertising, We Had to Destroy It

David Rodnitzky | Posted 01.05.2016 | Business
David Rodnitzky

TV advertising - the stalwart of American marketing for the last 50 years - is going through a radical transformation. Driven by innovations in how ad...

6 Tech Trends to Watch -- or Ignore -- in 2016

Steven Hill | Posted 01.05.2016 | Technology
Steven Hill

A battle royal is looming for June 2016 in a federal courtroom in San Francisco. The combatants? Uber versus its drivers.

What Trump's Link to Red Bull Tells Us About His Potential as a Winning Brand

Allen Adamson | Posted 01.05.2016 | Politics
Allen Adamson

Once you've found your focus, communicate your message consistently. Sure, it's normal to want to make this group and then that group happy, but we all know flip-flop is not a pathway to success.

Google Introduces A Sunny New Way To Save You Money

AP | Damon Beres | Posted 01.05.2016 | Technology

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The company that lets you compare air fares and translate foreign languages online wants to make it easier to weigh the co...

Top 5 Girl Power Role Models of 2015

Lauren Galley | Posted 12.31.2015 | Women
Lauren Galley

Although this year had its ups and downs, there were some incredible women who continued to be positive role models.

Censored Part 1  --  Painting Over Bullet Holes

Dan Keyserling | Posted 12.29.2015 | World
Dan Keyserling

Shamsia Hassani barely speaks above a whisper when she tells the story of holding her mother's hand as the opera house crumbled around her after being bombed by the Taliban.

Drones, the Robot Revolution and a Star Wars Society

Amy Dardashtian | Posted 12.28.2015 | Technology
Amy Dardashtian

Our strictly controlled airspace will soon become a society in the sky. Much like Star Wars, there is already a battle between the good and the evil, as the feds and the states try to police and regulate drones.