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How Specialty Retailers Can Grow Faster Using Digital Platforms

Matt Douglas | Posted 12.11.2016 | Business
Matt Douglas

When employed correctly, digital can greatly increase customer engagement, brand loyalty and sales. I believe most specialty retailers do not fully realize how digital platforms can help them grow very fast on all of the financial metrics that matter.

How to Deal If Your Kid's Device Gets Hacked

Common Sense Media | Posted 12.09.2016 | Parents
Common Sense Media

Common Sense Media parenting expert Caroline Knorr answers questions about parenting, media, and everything in between. Q: What should I do if I thin...

You Won't Believe Where JebBush.com Takes You

The Huffington Post | Alexander Howard | Posted 12.07.2015 | Technology

Jeb Bush is not the master of his domain. While the Republican presidential hopeful's campaign owns and operates an official website, Jeb2016.com, it ...

Could a 'Star Trek' device solve the global healthcare crisis?

HuffPost Originals | Ishita Singh | Posted 12.04.2015 | Healthy Living

As global population soars, healthcare is reaching a crisis point: developing countries struggle with a lack of access while countries like the U.S. s...

Your Gchat Bubbles Just Got A Major Update

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 08.01.2016 | Technology

Changes are afoot in Google Hangouts, the messaging app you probably call "GChat." On Thursday, Google rolled out updated emojis on the platform. And...

Pandora, Uber, And Beyond: Tech Comes To Oakland

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 12.02.2016 | San Francisco
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

By: Pendarvis Harshaw Adan Faudoa is 24 and grew up in the Bay Area. He didn't always think he'd be a tech guy. His dad had other plans for him. "As...

Career-Crushing Mistakes You're Making on LinkedIn

Thrillist | Posted 12.02.2016 | Technology
Thrillist

By: Lee Breslouer Credit: Shuttershock/Jennifer Bui/Thrillist Contrary to popular belief, LinkedIn isn't a company that exists to fill your spam fo...

Redefining the Model of CEO Success: Marissa Mayer and the Fortune 500's Next Generation

Laura Mather | Posted 12.02.2016 | Business
Laura Mather

In what ways is Mayer being held to a higher standard because she's a woman? Because she's a pregnant woman, a regrettable anomaly in the Fortune 500? Perhaps because she's a relatively young woman -- at 40, she's more than a decade younger than the median age of CEOs in the Fortune 1000. Or is it her femininity?

4 Tips for Better (And Less Biased) Interview Questions

Natalie Johnson | Posted 11.22.2016 | Business
Natalie Johnson

The answer to the question should be relevant for the role. What not to ask: "If you were able to have dinner with any person in history, alive or dead, who would that be?"

The Latino Emojis You Never Knew You Needed Are Finally Here

The Huffington Post | Tanisha Ramirez | Posted 11.20.2015 | Latino Voices

Get ready to lose your 💩! An app that includes more than 250 emojis inspired by the food, culture and people of six different Latin American count...

2015 Holiday Technology Gift Guide

Rabbi Jason Miller | Posted 11.20.2016 | Technology
Rabbi Jason Miller

The holiday shopping season is in full effect. Hanukkah begins the evening of Sunday, December 6 this year, which means if you're shopping for Hanukkah observers you have about three weeks fewer to shop for gifts.

5 Payment Platforms Every Fempreneur Should Consider in 2016

Nancy Laws | Posted 11.17.2016 | Technology
Nancy Laws

According to INC, it's time for Paypal to move over. Paypal has been the go-to platform for online payment, it is easy to use, widely available, and o...

14-Year-Old Gets Lessons in Silicon Valley Entrepreneurship

Alison van Diggelen | Posted 11.17.2016 | Technology
Alison van Diggelen

By Alison van Diggelen, host of Fresh Dialogues This year a teen delegation from the United Kingdom won a trip to Silicon Valley, courtesy of...

Kids These Days: Emily Moseley Is One of the Leading High School Engineers Changing the World

Brian Kil | Posted 11.15.2016 | Education
Brian Kil

Today, we live in a world where every high school kid in the United States was born with access to the Internet--whether in her own home or at his local library. I've always been fascinated with the idea of a generation that was raised in the Internet age.

Empowering Tech-Loving Minority Teens to Be Next-Gen Tech Leaders

Monica Gray | Posted 11.14.2016 | Education
Monica Gray

Teens live and breathe technology. There has never been a truer adage. Whether they're jamming on MP3 players, typing Snapchats, or playing video game...

This Is What Tech's Gender Gap Looks Like

Sarah M. Aoun | Posted 11.13.2016 | Technology
Sarah M. Aoun

There have been significant strides made lately to highlight and help close the gender gap in tech. Emphasis has been placed on creating women's spaces and mentorship for women, and there has been a growing movement to encourage young girls to pursue interests in the sciences.

What's it Like to Work In Silicon Valley if You're Not in Tech?

Alison van Diggelen | Posted 11.12.2016 | Technology
Alison van Diggelen

If you're a techie in Silicon Valley today, chances are you have a six figure salary and a comfortable living situation. But what if you don't work in tech? What's it like being in Silicon Valley when you have to struggle to make ends meet and you see 20-year-olds with million dollar mansions?

Paradise Lost: The Affordability Crisis of San Francisco

Maguire Mealy | Posted 11.10.2016 | San Francisco
Maguire Mealy

When the real estate site Zumper released their monthly National Rent Report for September 2015, it came as no surprise that San Francisco was at the ...

What Was Apple Thinking?!!

Patricia Rust | Posted 11.09.2016 | Hawaii
Patricia Rust

From Burberry to Apple Dreary!!! What was Apple thinking? I don't know whether any of you have been in the Apple Stores in Hawaii recently, but the...

The New Guide to Managing Media for Tweens and Teens

Common Sense Media | Posted 11.05.2016 | Parents
Common Sense Media

Today's kids are immersed in media. More than ever before, tweens and teens are watching, reading, listening, creating, and communicating throughout their entire day. It's become harder to distinguish between screen time and just ... time.

The 21st Century Rape Whistle: How to Think Critically About Tech for Women's Safety

Anna Kegler | Posted 11.03.2016 | Women
Anna Kegler

Tech projects aimed at women's safety are hot right now: a new one pops up every couple of weeks. It's easy to get excited about them, because violence against women is a persistent problem, and tech holds the promise of a shiny, new, and groundbreaking solution. But there's a lot below the surface.

8 Technologies That Define the Next Generation in Home Security

Frankie Rendón | Posted 10.15.2016 | Technology
Frankie Rendón

Protecting your family, home and assets from unwelcome intruders is still a basic concern in today's digital age. Therefore, these high-tech surveilla...

Who Cares How Millennials Want to Work?

Brian de Haaff | Posted 10.28.2016 | Business
Brian de Haaff

Working for a communications strategy firm while in graduate school, my boss told me that my generation was technologically astute, individualistic, cynical and had a healthy disdain for authority. And this guy liked me. Sound familiar?

How Product Managers Make a Great Impression With 1.0 Products

Brian de Haaff | Posted 10.26.2016 | Technology
Brian de Haaff

You have big plans for your product and you know that the end vision is going to rock. The trouble is, you want your customers to love your product when you release Version 1.0.

University of Illinois, Cities of Champaign and Urbana, Throw Hat In Ring For "Mother Of Invention" Title

Dr. Abraham Froman | Posted 10.23.2016 | Chicago
Dr. Abraham Froman

We've all heard the old English proverb, "Necessity is the mother of invention," meaning difficult or impossible scenarios prompt inventions aimed at reducing the difficulty.