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Do Interns Secretly Run the World’s Largest Tech Companies?

Do Interns Secretly Run the World’s Largest Tech Companies?

New round here? Be sure to subscribe to our RSS feed.We’re all familiar with the narrative conventions surrounding the intern: long hours, little pay, and even less respect. Many of today’s tech and business leaders spent their early years competing for, and suffering in, internships where they gleaned bits of know-how and experience in between [...]

Three Mind-Blowing Wonders of Wearable Tech

Three Mind-Blowing Wonders of Wearable Tech

Wearable technology is touted as the future of electronics, fashion, fitness, and business. As the industry expands, wearable tech devices will increasingly target specific aspects of work and lifestyle, with products designed for managing finances and schedules, or enjoying sports and music. In this sense, wearable tech reflects the functionality of the now mundane smartphone [...]

Secrets of a Killer Blog Post: Images

Secrets of a Killer Blog Post: Images

You already know that well-researched, high-quality content is the backbone of a killer blog post. But don’t underestimate the importance of a strong visual component when you’re composing your latest and greatest update for your audience The human brain processes images in as little as 13 milliseconds—less than the blink of an eye. A post [...]

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Hot Gadgets, Cool Tech: SXSW Interactive 2014 Wrap-Up

The South by Southwest (SXSW) festival—an Austin, Texas tradition since 1987—draws big crowds every year with its unique blend of music, film, stars big and small, and technological innovation. The 2014 show was no exception, combining celebrity spectacle with high-profile speakers and high-tech gadgetry. SXSW has a well-earned reputation as an incubator of new musical [...]

Secrets of a Killer Blog Post: References

Secrets of a Killer Blog Post: References

You might think the most important part of a successful blog post lies in killer content, or a compelling tone, or even a click-bait-laden title. And while these tools are used by countless bloggers around the Web to draft outstanding posts, an oft-overlooked aspect that’s just as essential is the quality of the resources used [...]

High Tech Meets High Society at the Luxury Technology Show

High Tech Meets High Society at the Luxury Technology Show

What happens when the cutting edge of tech meets bottomless pockets? Quite a few things, actually—including the production at least one slightly unnerving robot—but one of the more interesting is the Luxury Technology Show, organized and presented by event production and promotion company RAND Luxury. The company’s well-known for their luxurious and ostentatious events and [...]

Double Your Twitter Followers in Just Five Minutes a Day

Double Your Twitter Followers in Just Five Minutes a Day

Whether you use it for business, pleasure, or both, Twitter is likely a large part of your social media life. With nearly 650,000,000 users, sending more than half a billion tweets every single day, the Internet’s water cooler is also overflowing with opportunities to attract hordes of new followers ripe for conversion into new customers [...]

Who Owns All the Bitcoins?

Who Owns All the Bitcoins?

Humanity has spent their relatively brief time on this planet chasing a variety of wealth—gold, spices, cocoa beans, even bricks of compressed tea—and modern humans are no exception. The monetary wealth of our planet is higher than it’s ever been, and with 2013 estimates clocking in at about $241 trillion, every one of earth’s seven [...]

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Collapse: Mt. Gox and the Future of Bitcoin

Despite an increasingly prominent profile in the media sphere, Bitcoin remains something of a mystery to the general public. While folks may have heard of the virtual currency, it’s generally in connection with its explosive growth or its associations with various scandals (including the seizure of $28 million in Bitcoins during the FBI’s takedown of [...]

How to Create the Perfect Password

How to Create the Perfect Password

With more and more of us shifting everyday tasks—banking, education, social interaction, even shopping for groceries—to the virtual world, securing our personal information has become more important than ever. One of the simplest ways to help protect our financial and other info from prying eyes and would-be identity thieves is to use a strong password. [...]

Double Your LinkedIn Connections in Just Five Minutes a Day

Double Your LinkedIn Connections in Just Five Minutes a Day

Facebook and Twitter might get the lion’s share of the press compared to other forms of social media, but when it comes to professional networking, LinkedIn is the uncontested champion. The site’s more than 260 million members tend to leave the funny cat videos and goofy eCards to other, more informal sites, preferring to focus [...]

50 Insane Bitcoin Facts

50 Insane Bitcoin Facts

Ever since its creation in 2008, virtual currency Bitcoin has been the subject of endless rumor, review, and speculation. But despite a steady stream of naysayers and problems with theft, the Little Crypto-Currency That Could continues to chug along. Like many phenomena that capture the public’s attention, Bitcoin is surrounded by characters straight out of [...]

Double Your Instagram Followers in Just Five Minutes a Day

Double Your Instagram Followers in Just Five Minutes a Day

Instagram may have a reputation as the app of choice for hipsters snapping photos of their every meal, but the popular photo app is growing in both audience and influence. If you’re interested in connecting with more than 150 million consumers (many in the enviable under-35 demographic), you may want to consider making Instagram a [...]

Double Your Pinterest Followers in Just Five Minutes a Day

Double Your Pinterest Followers in Just Five Minutes a Day

As a business owner, you may be asking yourself whether you need to worry about adding Pinterest to your social media strategy. The answer depends on whether you’re interested in tapping into a global network of more than 70 million consumers (up from 25,000,000 in 2012) who not only create and share on the site, [...]

A Beginner’s Guide to Domain Auctions

A Beginner’s Guide to Domain Auctions

Finding the perfect domain name might be getting easier thanks to hundreds of new generic top-level domains (gTLDs) rolling out in 2014, but if you’ve ever set up a website for personal or commercial use, you’re probably familiar with the frustrating feeling that comes with finding out the domain name you want isn’t available. There’s [...]


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