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How To Be Happy At Work…And To Deal With That Jerk Boss

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In my last post, I wrote about how education can boost workforce productivity and lead to greater corporate success. But there is actually an even more potent ingredient for boosting productivity: happiness. According to author and business coach Alexander Kjerulf, the Danes have a word for happiness at work: arbejdsglæde...
How To Be Happy At Work…And To Deal With That Jerk Boss

Come say hi at our first Engadget+gdgt Live event in Austin tomorrow night!

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As most of you know by now, we've recently welcomed some old friends back to the fold here at greater Aol Tech. We're thrilled to be working with the gdgt crew on our first event together, tomorrow night in Austin during SXSW. We'd love to have you join us...
Come say hi at our first Engadget+gdgt Live event in Austin tomorrow night!

Facebook's Timeline Movie Maker, Starring Your Jacked Ego

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The visualization tool brings home the point that your Timeline is supposed to be a survey of your young life so far. And it makes you want to upload more and better pictures.Facebook’s new Timeline Movie Maker does one thing very, very well: It makes you want to upload more...
Facebook's Timeline Movie Maker, Starring Your Jacked Ego

Love Thy Neighbor on Facebook

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Meeting the new neighbors no longer requires a Welcome Wagon. Neighbors instead are turning to Facebook to build a greater sense of community online to complement the traditional block parties and neighborly door knocking. Current residents find that they can more quickly share are information, news and events with one...
Love Thy Neighbor on Facebook

What Does Skype's Architecture Do?

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In the last few days we have seen reports in the media we believe are inaccurate and could mislead the Skype community about our approach to user security and privacy. I want to clear this up. At Skype, we continue to be humbled and grateful for the commitment to our...
What Does Skype's Architecture Do?

Facebook Shareholders: What Do You Do After You Make a Zillion Dollars

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In the dot-com boom I lost $15 million cash. Yes, I am an idiot. You know what happens when you lose that kind of cash? When you go to zero? You lose your libido. You don’t want to have sex ever again. And even Viagra won’t help. I lost my...
Facebook Shareholders: What Do You Do After You Make a Zillion Dollars

Foursquare And Glancee Are Cool, But Here’s Why I’m So Excited About Using Highlight At SXSW

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The crowds and hype of South By Southwest make the massive Austin tech and media conference the perfect place for launching, well, any sort of app that needs crowds and hype to break out of tech circles and into the mainstream. So what can we expect to blow up next...
Foursquare And Glancee Are Cool, But Here’s Why I’m So Excited About Using Highlight At SXSW

On the road: Toyota Rav4 Invincible 2.2 D-4D Auto

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'There's not much joy or fun involved. This is a sensible, grown-up, go-home-early kind of car'I met a couple of old friends for a drink the other evening. Not in a pub, but in more of a wine bar-y kind of place. We drank wine, in fact - not too...
On the road: Toyota Rav4 Invincible 2.2 D-4D Auto

Timehop taps USA Today to show you news from today's date in history, adds 'Friendversaries'

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Social time machine service Timehop has announced two interesting additions to its app: News Content, which lets you view stories from today’s date in history through a partnership with USA Today; and Friendversaries, which lists the people you became friends with on today’s date. For its partnership with USA Today, Timehop Design Lead Rachel Nash tells us...
Timehop taps USA Today to show you news from today's date in history, adds 'Friendversaries'

Sarah and Paul Go To The Crunchies, Part I: Pre-Game

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Sarah and I are on our way to the Crunchies, hosted by our old friends at TechCrunch, Venturebeat and GigaOm. But before putting on our party clothes we decided to take a quick look at the companies nominated, and pick those which we hope walk away with the gorilla statue....
Sarah and Paul Go To The Crunchies, Part I: Pre-Game

First Resident Evil: Afterlife Trailer Brings Back A Few Familiar Mutated Faces [Resident Evil]

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Milla Jovovich is back and kicking ass as Alice, along with a few old friends like Claire Redfield (Ali Larter), the K-Mart girl, a few Alice clones and the big bad Umbrella Corp villain Albert Wesker. Check out the action. More »...
First Resident Evil: Afterlife Trailer Brings Back A Few Familiar Mutated Faces [Resident Evil]
Oink Users: Need A Home For Your Data? Turn That Frown Upside Down With Cheers
6 technologies and innovations that could finally go mainstream in 2013

Search with fewer keystrokes and better spelling

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We spend a lot of time thinking about search results, but we also spend a lot of time thinking about search queries. Today we’re announcing three enhancements to help you input your searches more quickly and easily: more localized Google Suggest, improved spell correction for names and auto-correction for 31...
Search with fewer keystrokes and better spelling

Google Wave opens doors to public, asks old friends for new chance

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Google Wave opens doors to public, asks old friends for new chance

Mozilla dispatches Firefox 3.6, fills its chair with version 13 beta

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If you've been defiantly clinging onto Firefox 3.6 by your fingertips, bad news. Mozilla is officially putting it to sleep -- whether you like it or not -- by auto-updating users to version 12. You've still got a few days to bid your emotional farewells, with the switchover being...
Mozilla dispatches Firefox 3.6, fills its chair with version 13 beta

Meet The Power Duo From Twitter And YouTube Who Are Electrifying Silicon Valley

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In the highly networked universe of Silicon Valley, Satya Patel and Hunter Walk stand out for their connections. Now they're putting them to use, Dan Primack reports at Fortune, in forming a new venture-capital firm to be called Homebrew, which is seeking to raise $25 million. The buzz on Twitter...
Meet The Power Duo From Twitter And YouTube Who Are Electrifying Silicon Valley
Social Media: Kicking It Old School [Cartoon]
Eric Schmidt: Google Hasn't Submitted A Native Google Maps App To Apple (Yet)

Love Thy Neighbor on Facebook

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Meeting the new neighbors no longer requires a Welcome Wagon. Neighbors instead are turning to Facebook to build a greater sense of community online to complement the traditional block parties and neighborly door knocking. Current residents find that they can more quickly share are information, news and events with one...
Love Thy Neighbor on Facebook
Resolving Co-Founder Disputes

George Lucas Sells Out Completely, Puts Daft Punk In Star Wars For Adidas

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Click here to view the embedded video. In case you thought George Lucas hasn’tk done enough to ruin your childhood memories – he’s gone an reimagined Star Wars again by putting Daft Punk into A New Friggin’ Hope for Adidas, along with David Beckham, Snoop Dogg, Franz Beckenbauer, Noel Gallagher, Ian...
George Lucas Sells Out Completely, Puts Daft Punk In Star Wars For Adidas

Ignore Facebook Open Graph at your peril – this is Web 3.0

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The importance of Facebook’s Open Graph announcement cannot be overstated.By providing a ‘Like’ button that developers can add to any website, for any content or subject, Facebook is becoming the central hub for its users tastes and preferences.Imagine the potential. Amazon can recommend films for you to buy based on...
Ignore Facebook Open Graph at your peril – this is Web 3.0

Guest Post: 2013 Social Media Predictions for Facebook, Google+, Pinterest and more

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This is a guest post by Peter Heffring, president and CEO ofsocial software company Expion. 2012 was the biggest year for social media to date. Brands were all-in, campaigns were bigger and better, and more social platforms divided the pie, including Instagram, Pinterest and Google+. However, if we take into account...
Guest Post: 2013 Social Media Predictions for Facebook, Google+, Pinterest and more

Habbo plans post-scandal reinvention, but that means cutting jobs

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Sulake, the company behind the scandal-hit Habbo Hotel, is to lay off up to two-thirds of its workforce in Finland as it tries to reinvent itself as a gaming and entertainment platform. Back in June, a TV investigation in the UK revealed how the Habbo Hotel virtual world was being...
Habbo plans post-scandal reinvention, but that means cutting jobs

Startup Spotlight: Localblox creates a Facebook-esque community for your neighborhood

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Facebook is nice and all, but with one billion users, it’s hard to feel like there’s any more than a pool of statuses and food photos. Sure, it’s great for keeping in touch with old friends, but what about people who live right next door? When Sabrira Arefin and Ashfaq Rahman...
Startup Spotlight: Localblox creates a Facebook-esque community for your neighborhood
Bacon over business cards: 6 tips for keeping the conversation flowing at tech events

Investing in Facebook: Rob Winkler of 5th Planet Games

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This week, Inside Facebook asks people who have built businesses on the Facebook platform why they believe in the company. These are the people that are truly invested in Facebook, whether or not they bought stock. For the final part of our series, we spoke to Rob Winkler, co-founder and...
Investing in Facebook: Rob Winkler of 5th Planet Games

The Q Score: How Y Combinator's Startups Are Like Broadway Musicals

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Finding just the right mix of old friends and new colleagues may be more important than finding the right idea for a new company....
The Q Score: How Y Combinator's Startups Are Like Broadway Musicals

ICQ Is Back And It Uses Facebook and Twitter

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Do you remember ICQ (”I Seek You”)? It was one of the first desktop download chat applications and was sold to AOL for $400 million in 1998. Strangely, it fell off the map after the acquisition, but has since resurfaced as a type of community-based social network that leverages Facebook...
ICQ Is Back And It Uses Facebook and Twitter
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