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How to keep 'work from home' employees accountable--without spying

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I've been a part-time, work-from-home employee for years now. And yes, I do work. A lot. Still, I hear whispers from coworkers who wonder if I'm just avoiding a commute to spend quality time with my laundry. And then there are the moms I meet at the park on...
How to keep 'work from home' employees accountable--without spying
There Are Now 200,000 People In Everyme Circles
Is DataHug's Social CRM App Turning Into The VC's Secret Weapon?

Sponsored post: Your stuff, your way. No matter where you are

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You’ve got work to do. And when you want to be productive, you shouldn’t be limited by restrictions such as time and place. Enter Cubby by LogMeIn — the easiest way to sync and share your stuff digitally. Flexibility for your stuff Most cloud solutions force you to conform to their...
Sponsored post: Your stuff, your way. No matter where you are

Meet Internet Entrepreneur Mark Dorosz, New York's Very Own Meggings Enthusiast

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This is the face of a “megger.” (Screencap: YouTube) Though most in the startup sector have been pegged as the hoodie-and-jeans wearing type, there are some Internet entrepreneurs in NYC who aren’t afraid to embrace their fashion forward side. Like Mark Dorosz, for instance, the director of biz dev at...
Meet Internet Entrepreneur Mark Dorosz, New York's Very Own Meggings Enthusiast

The Buzz on Google Buzz

technologizer.com
(Here’s another column I wrote for FoxNews.com. This one attempts to explain Google Buzz’s pros and cons to non-geeks.) From Facebook to MySpace to Twitter to LinkedIn and beyond, the Web circa early 2010 is a surging sea of social networks. The last thing it needs is yet another one...
The Buzz on Google Buzz

Sysadmin passed over for promotion quits, then strikes back

arstechnica.com
The idea of the disgruntled sysadmin turning techno-Robin Hood and giving his or her employer a taste of their own medicine is almost universally popular on tech-centric sites and message boards. However, things almost never work out positively for the people who turn revenge-fantasy into reality. The latest sysadmin...
Sysadmin passed over for promotion quits, then strikes back

Your roadmap to CES 2013: parties, events, and survival tips

venturebeat.com
The largest U.S. tech trade shows gets under way this week in Las Vegas. The gadget heaven known as the Consumer Electronics Show is expected to draw more than 150,000 people to Sin City, starting with press previews today through Friday. As we noted in our earlier preview, CES...
Your roadmap to CES 2013: parties, events, and survival tips

YC-Funded ScreenLeap: Because Screen-Sharing Doesn’t Need To Make You Crazy

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With stories of Terminator-esque Google glasses making headlines these days, you’d think a basic task like screen sharing would be something that’d be pretty well solved by now. But while there are many different ways to share your desktop (or some portion thereof) with your friends or coworkers, more often...
YC-Funded ScreenLeap: Because Screen-Sharing Doesn’t Need To Make You Crazy
Wake N Shake Turns Waking Up Into A Multi-Player Game

Scott Thompson Never Told Yahoo's Board About The Cancer Operation Weeks Before Getting Booted (YHOO)

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The New York Times has uncovered some more of the mysteries surrounding former PayPal executive Scott Thompson's messy departure as CEO. Thompson left the company after activist investor Dan Loeb revealed that Thompson didn't have the computer-science degree his official bio in SEC filings listed. Among the key revelations: Thompson...
Scott Thompson Never Told Yahoo's Board About The Cancer Operation Weeks Before Getting Booted (YHOO)

Google posts full FCC report on Street View, shows mistakes

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Google has given an advance copy of the FCC's report on its Street View Wi-Fi scraping incident. Details posted by the LA Times confirmed Google's initial story of an engineer writing code that collected data wholesale, but revealed a lack of attention that let the code get on Street View...
Google posts full FCC report on Street View, shows mistakes
Internet-obsessed Gen Y is changing traditional HR practices

Twitter Survey Wants to Know What You Think

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Twitter Survey Wants to Know What You Think is a post from Chris PirilloIf you’re a Twitter user, the service is hoping you can spare 140 seconds of your time to help make the site even better. There are seven short questions which will ask your opinion on a variety...
Twitter Survey Wants to Know What You Think

Glympse Lets You Share Your Location on Facebook

technologizer.com
Glympse is a clever app for iPhone, Android, and Windows Mobile that lets you temporarily share your location via dynamically-updated maps that show where you are–but only for as long as you want them to. Until now, the obvious application for the services has been to alert family members, friends,...
Glympse Lets You Share Your Location on Facebook
We Tried Out Necomimi's Brainwave-Reading Cat Ears and They Freaked Out All of Our Coworkers
Microsoft isn't slowing Yammer down: Major update adds Hootsuite integration, IM, & more

The Best Productivity Apps Of 2012

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This year we got a lot of stuff done. Thanks to our smartphones we were able to get even more done than ever before. In 2012, we saw several developers come up with great apps to help you stay on task. Plus, some big names in the space like Evernote...
The Best Productivity Apps Of 2012

India's Achilles

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Will Blackout Tuesday be the nation's infrastructure wake up call? By Ryan Bradley, senior editor FORTUNE -- In India, a power outage is not a big deal. On my first day at the newsmagazine India Today, when the lights cut out and my computer zapped to black, no one seemed...
India's Achilles

Addvocate: Salesforce’s Former Head Of Social Marcus Nelson Preps A New Enterprise Social Media Startup

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Marcus Nelson, co-founder of customer service startup UserVoice, left his role as head of social media at Salesforce.com back in April to start a company called Addvocate — and now he’s starting to talk about what he’s up to. When I met with Nelson yesterday, he gave me a quick...
Addvocate: Salesforce’s Former Head Of Social Marcus Nelson Preps A New Enterprise Social Media Startup
Sprint Direct Connect Now confirmed: Android app brings push-to-talk to regular smartphones
Google-Backed Kibits Lets You Share With Real-World Micro-Networks, Raises $1M

What Successful People Do With The First Hour Of Their Work Day

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Remember when you used to have a period at the beginning of every day to think about your schedule, catch up with friends, maybe knock out a few tasks? It was called home room, and it went away after high school. But many successful people schedule themselves a kind of...
What Successful People Do With The First Hour Of Their Work Day

Holograms, 'Minority Report' Gestures And Other Ways Your Meetings Will Change By 2018

techcrunch.com
Editor’s note: Jeff Cavins is the CEO of visual collaboration company FuzeBox. Follow him on Twitter @cavwave. I probably won’t ruffle too many feathers when I say very few people love meetings. As much as we’d like to think otherwise, meetings just don’t elicit the same emotions as, say, space flight. Of course,...
Holograms, 'Minority Report' Gestures And Other Ways Your Meetings Will Change By 2018

CPU Wars: The nerdiest card game ever?

www.extremetech.com
I consider myself extremely fortunate to have a dad who was always around when I was growing up. Well, almost always around. Every Thursday night — around my bedtime, so I can forgive him — he would leave the house to go to a poker game with a group of...
CPU Wars: The nerdiest card game ever?

A week with iPhone 4S: my first 10 apps

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For those of you just joining us for this adventure, you should know that I’m taking part in a real-life experiment in which I’m using an iPhone 4S for a week exclusively as my one and only smartphone. You should know, for context, that I generally use Android devices, having...
A week with iPhone 4S: my first 10 apps

Betaworks Acquires Vibe, the Anonymous Twitter Alernative Popularized During Occupy Wall Street

www.betabeat.com
When we first told you about Vibe, a New York-based pseudonymous mobile messaging app, last September, Occupy Wall Street was in full swing. In fact, Vibe app creator Hazem Sayed earned the nickname "White Hat" for walking around Zuccotti Park passing out flyers for his protester-friendly service. There was even...
Betaworks Acquires Vibe, the Anonymous Twitter Alernative Popularized During Occupy Wall Street
Well for iPhone bolsters the 'to-do' list with ideas from friends

Review: Das Keyboard's Professional Model S Quiet is a mechancial keyboard that won't annoy your coworkers

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Das Keyboard promotes the sound of their peripheral more than anything--their tagline is "The Mechanical Keyboard That Clicks." Now they're going after the market that craves the sweet benefits of a mechanical keyboard but can't stand the constant commotion that comes with it. Meet the Professional Model S Quiet:...
Review: Das Keyboard's Professional Model S Quiet is a mechancial keyboard that won't annoy your coworkers

This 17-Year-Old Coder Is Saving Twitter From TV Spoilers (Spoiler: She's a Girl)

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Imagine you forget to watch a new episode of Game of Thrones the night it airs. Even if coworkers stay mum about important plot points, Twitter is abuzz with spoilers. Fortunately, there's Twivo, a new program that allows Twitter users to censor their feeds from mentioning a certain TV...
This 17-Year-Old Coder Is Saving Twitter From TV Spoilers (Spoiler: She's a Girl)
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