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10 Professional Texting Etiquette Rules

Diane Gottsman | Posted 09.26.2016 | Business
Diane Gottsman

Convenience, speed and efficiency have turned texting into a primary form of personal communication for many of us. Text messages are becoming increasingly common in business for the same reasons.

How Women Are Changing The Refugee Crisis Response

Mariya Yefremova | Posted 09.26.2016 | Technology
Mariya Yefremova

Half of all refugees in the world are youth. As countries host millions of refugees and aid reaches the most vulnerable, programs that invest in youth...

Our Lives In Data: 3 Takeaways

Sissi Johnson | Posted 09.26.2016 | Technology
Sissi Johnson

Data, and especially big data, has a certain appeal when uttered from the lips of Apple's Tim Cook and other deep-minded algorithm enthusiasts and marketers.

Blockchain Could Be Music's Next Disruption

Don Tapscott | Posted 09.26.2016 | Media
Don Tapscott

This post was co-written with Imogen Heap. Artists can finally get what they deserve. Anyone who follows the music industry knows of the tussles betw...

A Facetime Eulogy

Sister Jenna | Posted 09.26.2016 | Technology
Sister Jenna

Today, I found myself in a most unusual position of giving the eulogy at my father's funeral through FaceTime while riding a train to New York City.

Beyond Killer Robots

Flynn Coleman | Posted 09.26.2016 | Technology
Flynn Coleman

This past April, experts from 87 countries gathered for a summit in Geneva on "Killer Robots." These state party representatives to the United Nations Convention on Conventional Weapons were there to discuss whether these robots, more formally known as "lethal autonomous weapons," should be regulated or restricted to operating only under "meaningful human control," which would require humans to retain control over the critical functions of weaponry, such as the selection and engagement of targets

Deaf Influence on Consumer Technology

Lydia L. Callis | Posted 09.25.2016 | Technology
Lydia L. Callis

When hearing people think about exciting new technologies for those who are deaf, their minds most likely jump to the latest developments in cochlear implants or hearing aids.

5 Tips for Hiring Better Talent for Your Tech Company

Clair Jones | Posted 09.25.2016 | Business
Clair Jones

The tech industry is booming in states like California, Utah, and Texas, and many companies are scouring for qualified candidates out-of-state, desperate to recruit the workforce they need to maintain growth.

Reasons Why Your Startup Is Plateauing

Ricardo Garcia-Amaya | Posted 09.25.2016 | Business
Ricardo Garcia-Amaya

Starting something new is almost always exciting, and this certainly includes starting a new business. Whether it's that first big yes, breaking a new record or connecting with that one thought leader you've always looked up to, startup life begins with a lot of excitement and movement.

Snapchat Is Making Sunglasses With A Built-In Camera

The Huffington Post | Landess Kearns | Posted 09.24.2016 | Technology

If you weren’t addicted enough to Snapchat already, there will soon be a new way to record and share your most memorable moments. Snapchat announced...

The 10 Ways Tech Is Changing How We Age

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 09.23.2016 | Fifty

How’s this for a reality check: Ten years ago, MySpace was the top social media site, people turned to Pandora for music and Motorola was the top-se...

The IoT and Big Data: Making The Connection

Philip Kushmaro | Posted 09.23.2016 | Technology
Philip Kushmaro

The future of technology lies in data and its analysis. More objects and devices are now connected to the Internet, transmitting the information they gather back for analysis.

Tinder Beware, Peekya Is Coming For You

Jack Choros | Posted 09.23.2016 | Technology
Jack Choros

Let's be honest, the dating app Tinder has been cool for a while, but it's not 2013 anymore and it's about time for something new that takes things to the next level. Well, it's here, and it's called Peekya, a free new app that has the technology and business savvy to give Tinder a run for its money and then some.

The 10 Reasons Older People Still Have Yahoo Email

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 09.23.2016 | Fifty

About 500 million Yahoo user accounts were hacked in 2014, the world learned this week. And at least anecdotally speaking, you just know that an awful...

This 'USB Port for the Body' Is a High-Tech, Pain-Free Solution for Amputees

NationSwell | Posted 09.23.2016 | Impact

Prior to losing an arm and a foot when he fell underneath a train in 2012, James Young went on a run pretty much every day after work. After his initi...

Why Apple's Push for Accuracy of Health Apps Is a Major Step in the Right Direction

Hugo Mercier | Posted 09.23.2016 | Technology
Hugo Mercier

It's becoming increasingly easy to make a fitness and health tracking app these days. Don't get me wrong -- a killer mobile experience is a feat now t...

This Sunday: The Red Hook Regatta (3D Boat Race)

Alex Schattner | Posted 09.22.2016 | New York
Alex Schattner

Brought to you by Pioneer Works, the 2nd Annual Red Hook Regatta is a 3D-printed boat race at Valentino Pier. It is also the brain-child of famed arti...

5 Fintech Services That are Definitely Worth Knowing

Philip Kushmaro | Posted 09.22.2016 | Technology
Philip Kushmaro

With breakthrough technology at our fingertips, new finance services and tools are integrating with some of the world's most advanced digital minds. As a result, fintech services are disrupting a variety of industries from e-commerce, loans, investment and much more.

Climate Change This Week: Megadroughts, Virtual Clean Power Plants, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 09.21.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Saving BUB, Beautiful Unique Biodiversity, as in this Amazonian ant-mimic treehop...

Sustainable Technology Needs to be More Than Just a Fad, Now More than Ever

Harold Stark | Posted 09.21.2016 | Technology
Harold Stark

According to statistics, we currently use 1.5 times the entire resources available on this planet to sustain ourselves each year, meaning that it tak...

Women Can Save the World

XPRIZE | Posted 09.21.2016 | Women

By Emily Musil Church, Ph.D., XPRIZE Empowering women is essential for creating a sustainable future. Women and girls are particularly susceptible t...

What Tools Do Elite Data Scientists Use?

Quora | Posted 09.21.2016 | Technology

What is the recommended tool set of a data scientist at your level? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling ques...

Omnichannel is Driving the Future of Marketing

Molly Reynolds | Posted 09.20.2016 | Business
Molly Reynolds

"Omnichannel" has been a buzzword in marketing circles for the past few years. As consumers are increasingly connected to multiple screens, seamlessly engaging with retailers across online and physical channels has been progressively challenging. Yet, amidst these challenges for brands, consumers' expectations are heightening.

2016 State of Digital Transformation

Vala Afshar | Posted 09.20.2016 | Technology
Vala Afshar

"Efforts in customer experience often serve as the heart and soul of digital transformation." - Brian Solis In the age of the customer, the next gene...

How Your Fitbit Is Coaching You

Michael Thomas Sunnarborg | Posted 09.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Michael Thomas Sunnarborg

So whether it's a Fitbit or whatever you need to keep yourself motivated about health and wellness, find it and use it. We all have our own ways of staying inspired, so find yours and stick with it. The results will always benefit you.