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Has Skype's Translation Technology Been Previewed Too Early?

Jonha Revesencio | Posted 05.20.2015 | Technology
Jonha Revesencio

By releasing the software to members of the public, Skype may have done some serious damage to their reputation, regardless of the advances they have made in translation technology and the years of research spent on it. They will have to work quickly before the service is released beyond the preview stage if they want to outshine Google.

Free Virtual Meeting Tools

Irina Jordan | Posted 04.27.2015 | Small Business
Irina Jordan

Between co-workers, customers and vendors, chances are you work with a lot of people who never step foot inside your office. In fact, you may not even have a physical office!

How To Ruin Conference Calls

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 05.20.2015 | Business
Sajeel Qureshi

Conference calls, web meetings and screen shares. We all love them. We all use them. We also all know that at least 20 percent of all conference calls and virtual meetings are a total waste of time and money. All because the following characters below ruin them.

7 Ways You Can Use Technology Like Creative People Do

Posted 03.25.2015 | Technology

Many of us approach this digital age with passive acceptance or even begrudging rebellion. However, due to their unique character traits, creative peo...

Barbara Bush: 'I've Changed My Mind' On Another Bush Occupying The White House

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 02.16.2015 | Politics

Call it the first flip-flop of the 2016 presidential campaign. Barbara Bush said Friday that she no longer feels that too many Bushes have occupied...

7 Things I Miss About Love In The '90s

Evelyn Lauer | Posted 04.10.2015 | Women
Evelyn Lauer

The world worked differently then -- how people met, how we kept in touch. Numbers on scraps of paper were easy to lose, but somehow, we still found each other.

One Author, 100 Book Clubs: Meet Nomi Eve

Brandi Megan Granett | Posted 03.16.2015 | Books
Brandi Megan Granett

Nomi Eve launched a 100 Book Club Challenge. Through a mix of Skype and in-person meet-ups, Eve wants to discuss her book with 100 different book clubs across the globe.

Dogs Skype With Their Loved Ones, Basically Lose It

The Huffington Post | Ileana Llorens | Posted 12.29.2014 | Comedy

Even dogs enjoy a meaningful Skype session every now and then. These lovable canines show their true feelings with a few howls (and in some cases,...

Wear Perfume During a Skype Interview

Alicia Garey | Posted 02.02.2015 | Comedy
Alicia Garey

Forget the stupid technology causing everyone to be awkward adjusting their sound, looking upward in the wrong direction from the screen. I mean, it's just silly.

What's Your #SkypeDay? A Lesson in Password Recovery

Andre Bourque | Posted 01.17.2015 | Technology
Andre Bourque

According to GoodSecurityQuestions.com (yes, there really is a site by that name, the best IT security questions meet five criteria.

7 Platforms for Free Conference Calls

Alex Ivanovs | Posted 01.15.2015 | Technology
Alex Ivanovs

The word conference used to be something that only business magnates used to use, people with high rankings in the business scene. Nowadays, anyone can create a quick conference call with anyone they like; their business partner, their associates, or just a newcomer who needs to be told what to do. It's all possible, at no cost.

Vice News: Up-Close, Gritty and Challenging Mainstream

Chris Komisarjevsky | Posted 12.20.2014 | Media
Chris Komisarjevsky

In the battle for ratings, network television and cable news find themselves face-to-face with an upstart whose coverage of world affairs is up-close and gritty.

Technology To Cultivate Eroticism

Melani Robinson | Posted 12.14.2014 | Women
Melani Robinson

Technology, far beyond email, has enhanced amorous expression: phone sex, sexting, Skype, Gchat with or without video, FaceTime and there's always Snapchat, for the cautiously erotic. There's even a vibrator that can be controlled with an app.

9 Breakup Tips For Long Distance Dating

Caitlin Roberson | Posted 12.09.2014 | Women
Caitlin Roberson

When I first started dating, I believed breakups were events where you had perfect clarity and confidence. I still believe that (mostly). It's the illusion that such clarity is achieved quickly and easily that's changed.

Rapist Allegedly Urged Teen Victim To Kill Self Via Webcam

AP | Posted 09.18.2014 | Crime

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A Montana man in prison for raping a girl starting when she was 12 is now charged with trying to persuade her to kill herself...

9 Tech Tips for Long-Distance Dating: A Tinder Success Story

Caitlin Roberson | Posted 10.14.2014 | Technology
Caitlin Roberson

Distance sucks, but I treat my relationship as an utmost priority, the same way I treat everything else that matters most to me in life. Being busy is no excuse to bury your relationship on your priority list.

A Hand Up, Not a Hand Out: This Week in Daily Giving

Ari Nessel | Posted 10.11.2014 | Impact
Ari Nessel

In 2013, I began giving a seed grant every single day of the year to a social change visionary with a practical plan to make their community and the w...

4 Ways To Get To Know Your Random Roomie Before Move-in

| Posted 07.28.2014 | Teen

by Danielle Jackson Meeting your roommate for the first time can be a nerve-wracking experience. Having a random roommate invites the possibility o...

How Skype Visits from 17 Artists Transformed a Summer School Art Appreciation Class

John Seed | Posted 09.21.2014 | Arts
John Seed

It has been a number of years since I last taught a summer school class -- California's recent budget woes have been tough on community colleges -- so...

3 Things To Consider Before Relocating With Your Kids

Caroline Choi | Posted 08.04.2014 | Divorce
Caroline Choi

In the heat of your divorce, have you thought about possibly moving your children to another city, state or even country? Whatever your reason, there are important things to consider before you make a decision to move away with your children.

Back to School

Dana King | Posted 08.03.2014 | Comedy
Dana King

A few weeks ago, I went back to school. Since I've got two boys, a gas guzzling SUV and hate to wear a bra, I opted for online classes. I actually tur...

Skype Translator Will Let You Speak To Anyone -- Even If They Speak Another Language

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 05.28.2014 | Technology

Language barriers are about to be broken way down. Microsoft showed off its Skype Translator feature at the inaugural Code Conference in Rancho Pal...

Feds May Be Looking To Bail On Net Neutrality

The Huffington Post | Drew Guarini | Posted 04.23.2014 | Technology

Net neutrality is not dead. But it may be about to take a big blow to the head. The Wall Street Journal has a foreboding scoop that provides detail...

Now, Even Texting Is In Your Rear View Mirror...

April Rudin | Posted 06.07.2014 | Technology
April Rudin

The mobile apps young people use today will likely be obsolete not long from now. But those who keep up with the dizzying pace of technology evolution will be much better prepared to engage with clients at their level and in a way they can appreciate.

11 Travel Apps That Will Make Your Life Easier

Aly Walansky | Posted 03.25.2014 | Travel
Aly Walansky

Several years into an increasingly busy travel and lifestyles writing career, I've managed to still avoid getting an international plan on my phone or paying roaming charges. I've survived with copious amounts of research and some pretty awesome apps. Here are some of my favorites!