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Summer Streamlining: 7 Tools to Help You Automate Your Workload
Workload Automation

Summer Streamlining: 7 Tools to Help You Automate Your Workload

Get the most out of your personal and professional life when you work smarter, not harder.
Scott Langdon
Fit, Happy and Productive: How Wearables Are Radically Transforming the Workplace
Technology

Fit, Happy and Productive: How Wearables Are Radically Transforming the Workplace

It can count your steps, measure your happiness, warn you when you are about the fall asleep, and quite possibly let you charge a latte. The possibilities are really endless.
Michael Hollauf
Tinder Is Moving In the Right Direction But Parents Need More Safeguards for Kids
Social Media

Tinder Is Moving In the Right Direction But Parents Need More Safeguards for Kids

The dating website has banned teens 17 and younger but all social media platforms need to create and enforce rules against cyberbullying and sexting.
Scott Walker
4 Things I Learned After Retooling to Work 4 Days Each Week
Make More Happen

4 Things I Learned After Retooling to Work 4 Days Each Week

'Some weeks, I make just as much as I used to, if not more', this contributor says.
Han-Gwon Lung
Check Out Björk's Amazing, Creative and Freaky Use of 3-D Printing
3-D Printing

Check Out Björk's Amazing, Creative and Freaky Use of 3-D Printing

The Icelandic singer donned some crazy masks during recent performances.
Stephen J. Bronner
Oracle Ordered to Pay HP $3 Billion in Itanium Case
Court Cases

Oracle Ordered to Pay HP $3 Billion in Itanium Case

Oracle said it would appeal the verdict.
Get Motivated by This Music Inspired by the Latest Jupiter Mission
Inspiration

Get Motivated by This Music Inspired by the Latest Jupiter Mission

NASA and Apple collaborated on the project to celebrate the Juno spacecraft's expected trajectory over Independence Day weekend.
Nina Zipkin
Spotify Hits Out at Apple After Updated App for iPhones Rejected
Apple

Spotify Hits Out at Apple After Updated App for iPhones Rejected

The two companies have gone head to head in the battle for music streaming customers since Apple Music was launched in more than 100 countries last year.
Starbucks Accused of Slashing Employee Work Hours Amid Cost Cuts
Coffee

Starbucks Accused of Slashing Employee Work Hours Amid Cost Cuts

An online petition accusing Starbucks Corp. of 'extreme' cutbacks in work hours at its U.S. cafes, hurting both employee morale and customer service, has been signed by more than 9,000 people.
Dick's Wins Auction for Sports Authority Brand
Make More Happen

Dick's Wins Auction for Sports Authority Brand

The naming rights to a football stadium in Denver, Colo., home of the National Football League's Denver Broncos, are still up for grabs.
Hershey Rejects $23 Billion Mondelez Takeover Offer
Acquisitions

Hershey Rejects $23 Billion Mondelez Takeover Offer

The snub underscores the challenges Mondelez Chief Executive Irene Rosenfeld faces in wooing Hershey's controlling shareholder, the Hershey Trust, a $12 billion charity created by the eponymous company's founder a century ago.
Visa, MasterCard $7.25 Billion Settlement With Retailers Is Thrown Out
Court Cases

Visa, MasterCard $7.25 Billion Settlement With Retailers Is Thrown Out

The case will return to the Brooklyn federal court, where it will be overseen by U.S. District Judge Margo Brodie.
Scandal-Hit Zenefits Slashes Own Valuation as it Cuts Deal With Investors
Zenefits

Scandal-Hit Zenefits Slashes Own Valuation as it Cuts Deal With Investors

The company seeks to avoid litigation and mend damage in the wake of revelations of cheating.