Discoverly Is The Social Networking Tool That Makes Work Intros Easier (And Creepier)

Discoverly Is The Social Networking Tool That Makes Work Intros Easier (And Creepier)

I’m looking at the Facebook page of a well-known angel investor in Silicon Valley, staring at a little icon silhouette of a person next to his profile picture. It’s faded out and grey, meaning he’s eluded the networking efforts of ...

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As global tensions rise, banks need to watch for growing cyber threats

As global tensions rise, banks need to watch for growing cyber threats

As global tensions flare, cybersecurity will become an even more important concern for financial institutions. Russian hackers may have slipped past JPMorgan Chase’s digital barricades earlier this month to retaliate against U.S. imposed sanctions. The breach – whatever the source ...

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Get Cracking on Learning Computer Code

Get Cracking on Learning Computer Code

Knowing how to write computer code has probably never been more valuable. The barriers to learning code are low and keep getting lower — you just need a little patience and a dose of ambition. Some smartphone apps do a ...

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France thrown into political turmoil after government dissolved

France thrown into political turmoil after government dissolved

PM Manuel Valls told to form new government after minister’s call to end austerity policies imposed by Germany triggers crisis France has entered uncharted political waters after the prime minister, Manuel Valls, presented his government’s resignation amid a political crisis ...

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4 Things Every Parent Should Know About Student Loans

4 Things Every Parent Should Know About Student Loans

College continues to get more and more expensive: The average total cost at private colleges and universities topped the $40,000 mark during the 2013-14 academic year, according to the College Board. And given that tuition and fees are rising at a ...

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Why saying no gets you ahead

Why saying no gets you ahead

Declining an invitation or a project is hard to do, but don’t let the pangs of guilt dictate your career and life. Here are 7 ways to say, ‘no.’ Everyone knows the adage: good fences make good neighbors. Basically, it ...

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ISIS has changed the world. Someone tell President Obama.

ISIS has changed the world. Someone tell President Obama.

Is this how World War III begins — not with an assassination or a nation-state invading its neighbors but with an arc of chaos stretching over 3,000 miles from Tripoli to Kabul? Deep into this summer of global turmoil, with ...

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Building Your Own Business Website? 4 Mistakes to Avoid

Building Your Own Business Website? 4 Mistakes to Avoid

Do-it-yourself website-building platforms have made high-quality websites much more affordable for small businesses. But being able to create your own website without any formal Web design training means that you may overlook some key elements that a professional designer would ...

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One man’s uphill fight to stem childhood obesity

One man’s uphill fight to stem childhood obesity

A short walk from the fast-food drive-throughs, taco joints and doughnut shops lining Hawaiian Gardens’ palm-tree-dotted main drag, a classroom of energetic kindergartners begins a well-rehearsed routine. Jutting their thumbs down and contorting their faces in theatrical frowns, the kids ...

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A Minute With: Helen Mirren on allure of playing a Frenchwoman

A Minute With: Helen Mirren on allure of playing a Frenchwoman

(Reuters) – Helen Mirren, the Oscar-winning British actress who has played queens, aristocrats and a middle-aged calendar girl, finally got to portray what her heart long desired: a Frenchwoman. In Walt Disney Co’s food romance “The Hundred-Foot Journey,” which opens in U.S. ...

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