Adapting to Business in a Global Marketplace

Adapting to Business in a Global Marketplace

Recent trends in global teams have changed the way businesses are being run. Can your business succeed with employees in five or more time zones? E-commerce isn’t just about offering online services anymore. Many of the businesses you may currently have dealings with have no brick and mortar home base. These Internet businesses use existing programs to conduct business online both with clients and within the company...

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End of the line for stuff that's built to die?

Technology

End of the line for stuff that's built to die?

It is news that will cheer anyone who has struggled to get a vacuum cleaner, fridge or TV repaired only to be told it’s probably cheaper to buy a new one. A new government decree in France is forci...

Venture capitalist John Doerr to testify in Silicon Valley sex discrimination case

Technology

Venture capitalist John Doerr to testify in Silicon Valley sex discrimination case

Venture capitalist John Doerr, credited with backing Amazon, Google and many other technology companies, is set to testify on Tuesday in a gender discrimination trial involving his firm, Kleiner Per...

Plague, Fleas, and the Rats of New York City

Science

Plague, Fleas, and the Rats of New York City

In 2013, New York City’s Health Department made over 95,000 rat inspections[1]. The Health Department keeps tabs on rats because they are well-known filth spreaders, but it’s the little insects...

Ericsson sues Apple to block iPhone and iPad sales in the US over patents

Smartphones

Ericsson sues Apple to block iPhone and iPad sales in the US over patents

Swedish telecoms firm Ericsson has filed seven new lawsuits against Apple and a complaint with the US international trade commission (ITC) in an attempt to block the sale of the iPhone[1]. The lawsu...

Customer Tech Support: Don't Go It Alone

E-Commerce

Customer Tech Support: Don't Go It Alone

You may have heard of a company called Geek Squad[1], but what about PlumChoice[2] or SupportSpace[3]? Even if you don't know their names, you may very well be doing business with them right now. W...

‘Pics or it didn’t happen’ – the mantra of the Instagram era

Smartphones

‘Pics or it didn’t happen’ – the mantra of the Instagram era

Our social networks have a banality problem. The cultural premium now placed on recording and broadcasting one’s life and accomplishments means that Facebook timelines are suffused with postings ...

Google’s ‘Android for Work’ Gives Your Phone a Split Personality

Business

Google’s ‘Android for Work’ Gives Your Phone a Split Personality

Google has unveiled a new set of applications, online services, and industry partnerships designed to promote the use of its Android mobile operating system in the workplace. Known as Android for...

Facebook infrastructure guru Amir Michael launches data center analytics startup Coolan

Cloud

Facebook infrastructure guru Amir Michael launches data center analytics startup Coolan

First at Google, and then at Facebook, Amir Michael found out how hard it is to build and maintain the ultimate data center, where all infrastructure runs efficiently. Now Michael is launching ...

5 fresh startups that are shaking up sales automation

Cloud

5 fresh startups that are shaking up sales automation

Sales is tough. Selling is hard. Luckily, there are some cool new sales automation tools out there making life easier for today’s road warriors, reps, and outcriers. Below are some new tools fr...

Relax, You're Surrounded

E-Commerce

Relax, You're Surrounded

I don't know how many old movies there are in which the good guys say, "You're surrounded, come out with your hands up!" Somehow being surrounded is a bad thing -- or at least it was -- until it becam...

Apple Watch will be available in April

Technology

Apple Watch will be available in April

The long wait from the announcement of the Apple Watch in September[1] to actually being able to buy it will finally end in April. Apple’s chief executive Tim Cook announced the shipping date duri...

Snapchat update makes it easier to have affairs, but teen outcry prompts U-turn

Technology

Snapchat update makes it easier to have affairs, but teen outcry prompts U-turn

Snapchat’s latest update removed a feature which has irritated sexters for years – but some of the app’s teen users are so unhappy that the company has promised to reverse the decision. The “best fr...

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