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Book Review: Agent Storm, My Life Inside al Qaeda and the CIA

Peter Van Buren | Posted 09.11.2014 | Books
Peter Van Buren

Storm's own blustery self-image and the bit of unrealness noted aside, Agent Storm: My Life Inside al Qaeda and the CIA is a decent read for anyone watching the world of intelligence who also appreciates a good story.

Shopping in Portlandia

Jon Bird | Posted 08.15.2014 | Business
Jon Bird

Hip. Seriously hip. Hilariously hip. Hipper than the hippest hipsters in Brooklyn, and that's hyper hip. I'm talking about Portland, Oregon a compact, very livable, and very cool city in the Pacific Northwest of the United States.

Judge Strikes Down Settlement In Landmark Wage Theft Case

PandoDaily | Mark Ames | Posted 08.08.2014 | Technology

The judge overseeing the landmark Silicon Valley wage theft antitrust lawsuit has struck down the $324 million settlement reached between most of the ...

Unplug to Recharge the Innovator in You: The Story of Pickathon

Ondi Timoner | Posted 07.30.2014 | Technology
Ondi Timoner

Twenty minutes outside of Portland, Oregon, lies Pendarvis Farm -- a pristine mix of meadows and Douglas Fir with miles of hiking trails and views of Mt. Hood.

How 1 Woman Single-Handedly Convinced Intel To Let Its Workers Meditate On The Job

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Adams | Posted 08.12.2014 | Business

When Lindsay Van Driel looked around at her colleagues over four years ago at Intel's office in Hillsboro, Oregon, she saw a group of stressed, tired ...

PODCAST: WWDC Recap and the Erdős–Bacon Number

The Huffington Post | Katelyn Bogucki | Posted 06.19.2014 | Huffpost Code

Each week, the HuffPost Code team meets to discuss tech news and interview special, technically-skilled guests for the Floating Points Podcast. ...

Shareholders Pressure Wal-Mart for Lobbying Disclosure

Al Norman | Posted 07.26.2014 | Business
Al Norman

The heirs of Sam Walton control more than half of the total 3.23 billion outstanding shares in the company. Last year, of the four shareholder resolutions listed on the Proxy Ballot, none garnered more than 17 percent of the voting shares. This year, of the three shareholders resolutions, only one is new: "Request for Annual Report on Lobbying."

Crisis on the Internet: Is Everybody the Bad Guy?

Eric Mink | Posted 07.09.2014 | Media
Eric Mink

Next week, the FCC plans to propose new rules that its chairman claims will preserve the Internet as a free, fair and open communications medium for all. It seems far more likely that the rules will radically distort the medium by tilting Internet functioning even further in favor of the giant technology players.

Intel's 3-Tier Pyramid For Delivering Progressive IT Value

Vala Afshar | Posted 07.02.2014 | Technology
Vala Afshar

The question of IT leadership is fraught with challenge. In a world where IT's relationship to the business is being called into question, the CIO has...

Costa Rica: Life after Intel

Rodrigo Aguilera | Posted 07.01.2014 | World
Rodrigo Aguilera

The recent decision by Intel to close its microprocessor assembly plant in Costa Rica has caused quite a storm over the past few weeks, in some ways souring the jubilant electoral victory of Luis Guillermo Solís of the PAC, which took place just 48 hours before the US tech giant's announcement

What's Wrong With Silicon Valley's No-Poach Rule?

Margaret Heffernan | Posted 06.23.2014 | Business
Margaret Heffernan

What's revealed in these arrangements is striking: a belief that, once you've hired someone, you have bought the power to control their future when they work for you -- even after they've quit. In other words, you own them.

STEM Contest Inspires Kids to Invent Our Future

Ravé Mehta | Posted 06.22.2014 | Impact
Ravé Mehta

If we can develop a better system to engage, empower and enable our children to innovate faster than our world systems decay, then our kids could not only save our world, they could reinvent our future!

Apple Wants To Keep Evidence That Steve Jobs Was A 'Bully' Out Of Court

Reuters | Dan Levine | Posted 06.15.2014 | Technology

By Dan Levine SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Witnesses at an upcoming trial over no-hire agreements in Silicon Valley should not be allowed ...

Want A Strikingly New Web Site That You Develop Yourself?

Bill_Robinson | Posted 06.03.2014 | Technology
Bill_Robinson

Enter Strikingly. This online website development platform/app makes the excruciating headache of creating your new website easy and most importantly, fun.

Kate Sheppard

White House Unveils New Project To Prepare For Climate Change

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 03.19.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House is set to unveil a new Climate Data Initiative on Wednesday to make government-held data more available to researchers a...

Arizona, Put on Your Rainbow Shades

Dana Beyer | Posted 04.30.2014 | Gay Voices
Dana Beyer

Why, if most Americans reject discrimination, do their elected legislatures support it? And, in particular, that means the Republican-controlled House of Representatives.

Creating Content People Can Get Behind: 3 Important Questions for Brands

Blake Landau | Posted 04.27.2014 | Business
Blake Landau

I am a big fast-forwarder. I almost never watch commercials, but lately I admit I've been breaking my own "watch no commercial" rule. Have you seen th...

How This Man Went From Laid-Off Engineer To Successful Comedian

John Tarnoff | Posted 04.05.2014 | Fifty
John Tarnoff

Comedian Dan Nainan is someone who had the opportunity to develop and nurture his skills, and then, when circumstance (or perhaps fate...) pushed him out of his job, he was prepared to make the leap into an entirely new life. His story puts a new spin on the idea of 'portable skills,' and shows us that it is possible to apply talent and enthusiasm beyond just one industry or job category.

Wearables for all ages

Michael Hodin | Posted 03.23.2014 | Fifty
Michael Hodin

For that global market of a billion or more "seniors" there is not only the desire to look and feel better, but the need to find solutions for better health overall.

The Baby Monitor Of The Future?

Posted 07.30.2014 | Parents

A gadget for babies turned heads at CES 2014, a technology and consumer trade show, but this time, it wasn't the iPotty. Engadget reports that Inte...

Yep, There's A 'Smart'-Onesie Now

Engadget | Posted 01.07.2014 | Technology

It's not even a concept but rather, a real, final product that will ship this week....

This 1 Photo Proves No Square Inch Of The Earth Is Safe From Ads

Posted 01.23.2014 | Business

We're reaching never-before-seen levels of ridiculousness in the advertising industry, people: Tech giant Intel has shelled out $34 million for the pr...

Big Moves in Hackathon World: Intel Acquires Hacker League

Amy S. Chen | Posted 02.05.2014 | Technology
Amy S. Chen

The hackathon realm is buzzing with the news of Intel's acquisition of Hacker League, the internet hub of many hackathons.

Conservative Media's Obamacare Glitch

Dale Hansen | Posted 12.22.2013 | Politics
Dale Hansen

Perhaps instead of finding every possible way to tear the system down conservatives can offer some solutions -- any solutions -- that could make the ACA a law that at least 51 percent of Americans could be proud of.

The Biggest Little Industry You've Never Heard of Turns Fifty

Penny Herscher | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Penny Herscher

You use chips in your car, in your phone, in your TV, in your fridge, when you play a video game, when you text, Skype or blog, in the bar code reader at the grocery checkout, when you take a photo, as your luggage is routed through an airport -- any time you use electronics today you are using chips.