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My Love/Hate Relationship with Technology

Sandy Abrams | Posted 05.03.2016 | Business
Sandy Abrams

This week is National Small Business Week (May 1-7) and much of the digital conversation celebrating our 53rd annual #NSBW focuses on how technology ...

#FredinChina: Durex launches the weirdest PR event ever

Fred Raillard | Posted 05.03.2016 | Technology
Fred Raillard

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

Using White Noise for Sleep

Brent Glasgow | Posted 04.29.2016 | Technology
Brent Glasgow

(Photo courtesy of HoMedics) Do you prefer quiet to sleep, or do you require a little white noise to reach that restful state of slumber? If you...

The hidden rise of Samsung

Lisa Schwarz | Posted 04.27.2016 | New York
Lisa Schwarz

When thinking about the giants of the high tech and conglomerate industry, the usual suspects usually always turn out to be Apple, Facebook, Google, e...

#FredinChina: 'Thank You Kobe' Everywhere on Chinese Social Media

Fred Raillard | Posted 04.26.2016 | Technology
Fred Raillard

This week's HotTopic is about Kobe Bryant, who decided to retire and leave the NBA. April 14th marked his last home game in Los Angeles, and it was a miracle because he scored 60 points.

'Rise of the Robots' and the Success of Electronic Banking

Don McNay | Posted 04.25.2016 | Books
Don McNay

What is so gripping about Rise of the Robots is the unpredictability of the jobs being wiped out. Ford argues that nearly EVERY job or position can be ultimately eliminated by technology, especially as artificial intelligence improves.

How Tech Is Helping Us Fight Terrorism

Philip Kushmaro | Posted 04.26.2016 | Technology
Philip Kushmaro

Lately, a week doesn't pass without reports of a terrorist attack flooding the news -- there is a sinking realization that terrorism and martyrdom are...

Leading Teams: You Can Deliver Bad News to Your Team Without Crushing Them

Michael S Solomon | Posted 04.22.2016 | Business
Michael S Solomon

Our job and the job of our tech consultants that we contract out to the world's best and most innovative companies, is to shoot straight. This often requires addressing issues and problems that people would rather leave uncovered.

Cool Tech Gadgets for the Bedroom

Oseye Boyd | Posted 04.29.2016 | Technology
Oseye Boyd

(Photo courtesy of Jacopo Romei) Instead of shunning technology in the bedroom, use these modern-day methods to get a good night's sleep. As cellpho...

Here's How to Clean Up Your Gmail Inbox

Wired | Posted 04.20.2016 | Technology

By Gordon Gottsegen for WIRED. (Getty Images) MARKING AN EMAIL AS "Read" doesn't mean it's gone. It's still sitting there, taking up precious stor...

Escaping the Digital Media ‘Crap Trap’

The Information | Annum Masroor | Posted 04.19.2016 | Healthy Living

Digital media companies are caught in the "crap trap," mass-producing trashy clickbait so they can claim huge audiences and often higher valuations....

#FredinChina: Giant Quiz About Cosmetics on Social Networks

Fred Raillard | Posted 04.19.2016 | Technology
Fred Raillard

This week's HotTopic is about skin care products in China. There was a kind of game going on where girls would gather up all the skin care products they had in their bathroom, and then post the products on social media.

GoPro Unveils New Virtual Reality Camera

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 04.18.2016 | Technology

As tech giants like Samsung, Huawei and Facebook continue to ramp up their virtual reality efforts, GoPro is entering the fray as a new contender for ...

6 Tips for Managing Contract Tech Talent

Michael S Solomon | Posted 04.14.2016 | Business
Michael S Solomon

Working with contractors can make a lot of sense for companies of all sizes. Sometimes the full-time hiring process takes too long.

People of San Francisco: Please Get Woke

Karen Fleshman | Posted 04.11.2016 | San Francisco
Karen Fleshman

Photo of San Francisco Police Department in front of protest at Mission Police Station April 7th 2016 by Liam McStravick Since 2014, the San Francisc...

The Simple Way to Sync Your Google Docs for Offline Editing

Wired | Posted 04.11.2016 | Technology

By Tim Moynihan for WIRED. (WIRED) The beauty of Google Drive is that you can jump around from machine to machine, desktop to mobile, and access t...

Dan Lyons, "Disrupted," and Start Up Culture

Tom Morris | Posted 04.10.2016 | Business
Tom Morris

The first half of the book had me laughing out loud, again and again. The second half had me worrying about current dangers to rational business culture, and our overall economy.

The Myth of the Tech Talent Shortage

Michael S Solomon | Posted 04.08.2016 | Technology
Michael S Solomon

If companies were making offers to technologists that were commensurate with what they pay their attorneys, I think we would find the supposed "tech shortage" would rapidly disappear for those companies.

Kickstarter: Crowdfunding Portal, or Pre-Order Store?

Chris Shuptrine | Posted 04.05.2016 | Technology
Chris Shuptrine

Not to say the projects aren't innovative anymore. They still are. But I no longer think that Kickstarter is a true 'crowdfunding' platform.

#FredinChina: Are You Physically Perfect? Prove it With Your iPhone 6

Fred Raillard | Posted 04.05.2016 | Technology
Fred Raillard

This week's HotTopic is an A4 piece of paper. It all started with a Chinese actress who posted a picture of her holding a piece of paper in the vertical position, hiding her waist. Thereby showing how thin her waist is.

Coding Allows Learning Disabled Students to Shine

Vidcode | Posted 04.01.2016 | Education

Learning to code is become increasingly prevalent in school curriculum's. From after-school clubs to dedicated class periods, coding and computer scie...

I Deleted Every Single App On My Phone

Kevin Siskar | Posted 04.01.2016 | Technology
Kevin Siskar

Co-authored with Every app on my phone I have ever had is now gone. And I think I am happy about it. I and everyone around me knows I have ...

New Ways Women are Combating Gender Bias in Silicon Valley's Tech Scene

Rachel Wolfson | Posted 03.30.2016 | San Francisco
Rachel Wolfson

I recently asked a close girlfriend of mine for an update on the fund raising process for her startup. She seemed a bit disappointed, mentioning that during her pitch to investors, many were hesitant to make eye contact with her. To make matter worse, when questions were asked, inquiries were directed towards the male engineers who accompanied her to these meetings.

So the FBI Cracked That Terrorist's iPhone. Here's the Deal, in a Nutshell.

Kicker | Posted 03.30.2016 | Technology

The FBI cracked into a terrorist's iPhone (Faris Algosaibi / Flickr) Today, everyone's talking about one single iPhone. While there are billions of...

The Top-Rated Wireless Routers On Amazon Under $50

Thrillist | Posted 03.30.2016 | HuffPost Home

By: Joe McGauley Credit: Shutterstock Wireless routers can be fickle little brats, and require a reset every so often to keep that sweet, sweet Wi-...