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The New Second Screen

Advertising Week | Posted 07.25.2016 | Business
Advertising Week

By Bart Kloosterboer The concept of “Second Screening” - using a second screen while watching television - gained traction afew years ago. It aff...

TSA PreCheck: Think E-ZPass For Flying

Roger Dow | Posted 07.25.2016 | Travel
Roger Dow

TSA PreCheck is meant to expand along with its enrollment. The more flyers sign up for PreCheck, the more money that saves TSA to dedicate more lanes and personnel to PreCheck.

How Can We Get More Girls and Women in Tech?

Craig Newmark | Posted 07.25.2016 | Technology
Craig Newmark

Folks, it's important to support women in tech. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, 68% of women enroll in college (compared to 63% of men), ...

Forgetting Languages Cost Me $127,000, And So Much More

Philip Sopher | Posted 07.25.2016 | Business
Philip Sopher

Yesterday I met a Brazilian woman in a coffee shop in D.C. This was my chance to show off my Portuguese! But after "Oi! Tudo bom?" I had nothing left,...

Pokémon Is Tricking People Into Being More Active, And It's Working

Quora | Posted 07.25.2016 | Healthy Living
Quora

If you're having difficulty working out, this could potentially be your solution. Or if you know a guy who just lounges around the house all day and doesn't get out, tell him about how fun this game is and see if he starts playing. It could save your relationship, your health, and be bad news for all of those stray Pokémon out there waiting to be caught.

How Incumbent Companies Can Remain Relevant In A Startup-Driven World

Clark Valberg | Posted 07.25.2016 | Business
Clark Valberg

As fast-moving startups continue to disrupt incumbent companies, more "traditional" organizations will smartly begin to consider how to stay relevant in a world that's now more customer experience-focused than ever.

Climate Change And The Complexity of Science

Steven Cohen | Posted 07.25.2016 | Green
Steven Cohen

We should approach the introduction of new technology and our analysis of environmental impacts with care and humility.

Ethereum 'Classic' Plummets; Bitcoin's Ennui Grows

David Seaman | Posted 07.25.2016 | Business
David Seaman

Ethereum Classic lost more than US $25 million in market value at one point earlier in the evening, bringing the total market capitalization of the be...

"Ethereum Classic," Another Bitcoin Scam

David Seaman | Posted 07.24.2016 | Business
David Seaman

Ethereum Classic is, in my view, a total and absolute scam by any traditional financial definition of the word "scam." It doesn't have the support of...

New Networks to Fight Modern Slavery

Duncan Jepson | Posted 07.24.2016 | Impact
Duncan Jepson

The exploitation of people - whether their efforts are provided by debt bondage, under threat of violence, psychologically, by imprisonment or deceivi...

Creating A Gateway For Innovation And Commerce In The Caribbean

Kirk-Anthony Hamilton | Posted 07.22.2016 | Business
Kirk-Anthony Hamilton

Governments around the world are investing heavily into building tech ecosystems and altering entire tax systems to attract startup entrepreneurs. Stakeholders must focus on fostering big disruptive ideas with global potential and serious bankability.

Blondes Or Brunettes? Polling App Shares Male And Female Dating Secrets!

Wishbone App | Posted 07.22.2016 | Teen
Wishbone App

Trying to understand the opposite sex only leads to confusion and headaches, especially if you're single and in the dating pool. To help us understand...

Nextdoor Is on a Mission to Strengthen Communities

Quora | Posted 07.22.2016 | Technology
Quora

What was the inspiration behind Nextdoor and how close to your original vision is the site today? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing...

Is the Future of Manufacturing Local?

Carlos M. Gutierrez, Jr. | Posted 07.22.2016 | Business
Carlos M. Gutierrez, Jr.

American manufacturing is seeing a growing resurgence. While some retail companies like American Apparel have long produced products on U.S. soil, a new breed of companies are seeking to take advantage of American ingenuity and manufacturing prowess to produce high quality products locally.

Why We're Making Beer Out Of That 'Dirty Water'

Nadav Efraty | Posted 07.25.2016 | Business
Nadav Efraty

You've tried fewer toilet flushes. You've spent less time watering your lawn. But have you tried guzzling a favorite beer made from your local river? ...

The Day I Realized My Kids Were Virtual Reality Natives (Thanks Pokemon Go)

Cathy Hackl | Posted 07.22.2016 | Parents
Cathy Hackl

"Mom, can we go hunt for more Pokemon today?" asked my 6-year-old a few days ago. I said, "No honey, you have a dentist appointment in a few minutes."...

Ethereum's Averted DAO Crisis: A Philosophical Retrospective

David Seaman | Posted 07.22.2016 | Business
David Seaman

You can tell I am not remotely impressed with those few in the Bitcoin community who continue a strange PR war against Ethereum. It just won't work. I...

Ethereum's Amazing Day Is Somehow A "Painful Lesson"?

David Seaman | Posted 07.22.2016 | Business
David Seaman

Ethereum is doing well after yesterday's vote of confidence from Coinbase: the price of Ether is up 12.6% today according to CoinMarketCap, while mark...

6 Ways Federal Investments Helped Usher In Our Wireless World

Aaron Dubrow | Posted 07.22.2016 | Technology
Aaron Dubrow

Over the last century and a half, wireless communication has continued to evolve, enabling mobile phones, widespread sensors, global positioning systems and the development of a digitally-connected world.

Reliance Jio Aiming for Better and Smarter Smartphone Experience

William Morrow | Posted 07.21.2016 | Technology
William Morrow

Image Source Data limits and bandwidth distribution has become an issue up to date to most smartphone users across India. Is there a remedy for this? ...

Are Businesses Preparing For Automation?

Adi Gaskell | Posted 07.21.2016 | Business
Adi Gaskell

I'm not entirely sure it's wise to be quite so blasé about things, it does only represent one side of the coin. Are employees similarly unimpressed by the potential impact automation could have?

A New Service Alerts You When Someone Uses Your Social Security Number

Wired | Posted 07.21.2016 | Technology
Wired

By Brian Barrett for WIRED. (Getty Images) YOU ALREADY KNOW that identity theft could happen to you. You're never more than a few headlines a...

How the Republican Convention Fends Off Hackers

Wired | Posted 07.21.2016 | Technology
Wired

By Issie Lapowsky for WIRED. (Issie Lapowsky) JUST A FEW blocks away from the Quicken Loans Arena where the Republican National Convention is...

Tech Tools for Running Successful Global Business

Milena Milićević | Posted 07.21.2016 | Technology
Milena Milićević

The purpose of business is to make a profit and the same principle applies when your business expands the borders of your country.

Climate Science Strengthens AMD Targets for Its Processors

Tim Mohin | Posted 07.21.2016 | Impact
Tim Mohin

With consensus that climate change is a global threat, it is incumbent on all of us to do what we can to reduce our impact. While the call to action is clear, the solutions have been vague - until now: Enter the Science Based Targets Initiative.