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Insourcing: American Lose Jobs to H-1B Visa Workers

Judy Frankel | Posted 07.26.2016 | Politics
Judy Frankel

If a company is done with an employee, guest workers often find themselves stranded in the U.S. without a job. After five years as an H-1B, employers are required to start paying social security, so the worker becomes less attractive. When the job is over, so is the visa, making them into illegals. Their staffing company may h

Google Introduces A New Way To Screen Telemarketers

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 08.01.2016 | Technology

We’re getting closer to a world without spam ― that you have to listen to, anyway. Google unveiled a new feature for specific Android phones Tuesd...

Google Maps Just Made It Easier To Figure Out Where You're Going

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 08.01.2016 | Technology

If you use Google Maps for directions, you’ll probably dig the app’s new update. The service got a slight revision on desktop, Android and iOS Mon...

Monopolies & Elitism: 5 Ways You Might Be the Elitist You Abhor

Robert Hall | Posted 07.25.2016 | Business
Robert Hall

In an age where we talk incessantly about the virtues of equality, local empowerment, engagement, freedom of choice, small business and democracy, the forces of monopoly seem to be gaining ground, sowing elitist seeds that make society's relationships more volatile. Surely none of us play a role in all of this - or do we?

Nintendo Stock Tanks Despite 'Pokemon Go' Craze

Reuters | Casey Williams | Posted 07.25.2016 | Technology

TOKYO (Reuters) - Shares in Nintendo Co tumbled as much as 18 percent on Monday after the company said Pokemon GO would have a limited impact on its e...

Europe's DIgital Revolution

Deo Delaney | Posted 07.22.2016 | Technology
Deo Delaney

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) marks the beginning of a new era in Europe. With the new legislation intended not only to strengthen EU citizens' rights but also to simplify rules for businesses in EU Member States, every EU citizen is a vital stakeholder in the process.

Climate Change This Week: Undersea Deforestation Soars, Flipping Crystals, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 09.22.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Saving BUB, Beautiful Unique Biodiversity, like this golden macaw, is another imp...

Will Write for What? Challenges of Writing for the Web

David M Kirby | Posted 07.19.2016 | Business
David M Kirby

Making a living as a writer is hard. Not because writing itself is difficult, although that fact is debateable, but because getting paid a living wage for your words is challenging in today's market, especially when writing for the web.

Where the (GOP) parties at?

OpenSecrets Blog | Posted 07.18.2016 | Politics
OpenSecrets Blog

by Ashley Balcerzak, Emma Baccellieri and Viveca Novak Republican National Convention attendees probably won't be limiting their stay in Cleveland ...

This Is The Pokemon Your State Is Searching For Most

The Huffington Post | Jenna Amatulli | Posted 07.15.2016 | Technology

It’s honestly shocking that we all haven’t quit our damn jobs just so we can play Pokemon Go all day. The game is addictive. With nearly 21 millio...

Google Will Now Help You Register To Vote

The Huffington Post | Jenna Amatulli | Posted 07.15.2016 | Technology

Google is about to make registering to vote super easy. On Monday, the search engine is introducing a search feature that will facilitate users lookin...

A Response: What Silicon Valley Doesn't Get About Race

Lauren DeLisa | Posted 07.20.2016 | Technology
Lauren DeLisa

What The Vanity Fair Article On Silicon Valley And Race Gets Wrong - and how to make it right As a woman of color who has been in the digital game fo...

Only 3 Percent Of Facebook's Senior Leadership Is Black

Reuters | Casey Williams | Posted 07.14.2016 | Technology

Facebook Inc (FB.O) said about a third of its workers are females, while black employees accounted for 3 percent of its U.S. senior leadership, both n...

New Professional Women Emojis Are Coming, And They're Awesome

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 07.14.2016 | Technology

Who run the (emoji) world? The Unicode Consortium announced Thursday that it will add 11 professional women emojis to the current lineup, including a ...

Mobile Search: It's Different

Julie Ask | Posted 07.13.2016 | Technology
Julie Ask

This article is co-authored by Jennifer Wise, senior analyst at Forrester Mobile search is essential. In fact, according to Forrester's Mobile Audie...

Climate Change This Week: Massive Worldwide Tree Die-Off, Selling Solar Surges, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 07.13.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Saving BUB, Beautiful Unique Biodiversity, like this Amazon tree frog, is another...

Facebook and Google's 'love' for Black Lives Matter ignores a glaring issue

Revelist | Posted 07.12.2016 | Women

By Evette Dionne This post originally appeared on Revelist. Tech companies have rushed to offer empty statements of solidarity to the Black Lives Ma...

Facebook And Google's 'Love' For Black Lives Matter Ignores A Glaring Issue

Revelist | Posted 07.12.2016 | Women

There's a glaring issue with tech's support for racial justice: It's sparing, only deployed when the bullseye isn't on them. They're cherry-picking when racial justice matters, especially as they displace communities of color, contribute to the erasure of culture, and refuse to create diverse workplaces.

#FredinChina: Chinese man beats a machine in face recognition contest

Fred Raillard | Posted 07.12.2016 | Technology
Fred Raillard

I'm Fred Raillard, Creative CEO, Co-founder and Creative Chief Officer of FRED & FARID, a social, content, tech solutions for brands company based in ...

What Is The Secret Of America's Success? -- The Good Americans

Neil Ghosh | Posted 07.05.2016 | Politics
Neil Ghosh

In its recent survey of attitudes of government performance, the Pew Research Center posed a question to a wide swath of Americans: What is the secret of America's success as a nation?

From Big Data to Artificial Intelligence: The Next Digital Disruption

James Canton | Posted 07.05.2016 | Business
James Canton

There is a set of important emerging digital trends I track as a futurist that are together converging very fast. These digital trends are all potenti...

The Web Hosting And SEO Trends That You Must Know In 2016

Harold Stark | Posted 07.05.2016 | Technology
Harold Stark

Creating your own website can be a lengthy procedure. You must find the right web hosting service, choose the perfect web design, create quality conte...

Mastering the Dark Arts: What's Next for SEO?

Advertising Week | Posted 07.05.2016 | Business
Advertising Week

By James Moffat, Founder and Executive Director at Organic It’s impossible to think about SEO without Google being the focus. As Google continues i...

Get 'em While They're Young: The Hearts and Minds of Coding and Data Science

Phil Simon | Posted 07.05.2016 | Business
Phil Simon

"We live in a culture where we're dissuaded to do things that are technical," says Diana Navarro, an 18-year-old Rutgers University computer science m...

How To Advertise On Google And Get Great Results

AJ Agrawal | Posted 07.02.2016 | Business
AJ Agrawal

Google has always been one of the most powerful ways to market your brand. But what is the right way to advertise on Google and why should you market ...