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Working From Home? 11 Ways To Stay Motivated

Working From Home? 11 Ways To Stay Motivated

I haven’t had any coworkers in five years now. Well, at least none that I see or hear on a daily basis. I’m a freelance journal...

Jan 23 2014, 6:16am CST

Between is an App for Lovers

Between is an App for Lovers

App Watch: Will you be my Between? App creates private space for you and your special person SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — If ever...

Jan 23 2014, 2:27am CST

The Sad Case Of Sony's Locked Sony Xperia Z1S Bootloader On T-Mobile

The Sad Case Of Sony's Locked Sony Xperia Z1S Bootloader On T-Mobile

The news that T-Mobile USA will be locking the bootloader of the Sony Xperia Z1S (a custom variant of Sony’s flagship Android h...

Jan 21 2014, 2:46am CST

Apple Loop: 'Great Things' Coming, iPhone 6 Rumor Roundup, Jobs' Biographer Says Google Rules, Mac Turns 30

Apple Loop: 'Great Things' Coming, iPhone 6 Rumor Roundup, Jobs' Biographer Says Google Rules, Mac Turns 30

Keeping you in the loop on just a few of the many things that happened around Apple this week. China Mobile starts selling iPho...

Jan 18 2014, 8:16pm CST

To End California Drought, Fill More Hollywood And Silicon Valley Swimming Pools

To End California Drought, Fill More Hollywood And Silicon Valley Swimming Pools

For every action, there is an equal and opposite government program.  —unknown One the heels of a West Virginia water contam...

Jan 18 2014, 1:36pm CST

The Mayors Challenge: Sparking Government Innovation In European Cities

The Mayors Challenge: Sparking Government Innovation In European Cities

In an interview with James Anderson, head of government-innovation at Bloomberg Philanthropies, we discussed their 2013-2014 Ma...

Jan 16 2014, 12:36pm CST

Why Great Entrepreneurs Are Older Than You Think

Why Great Entrepreneurs Are Older Than You Think

How old do you think someone should be for the best chance at entrepreneurial success? If you said 20, or 22, or 25, you are n...

Jan 15 2014, 8:11am CST

A Chat With The Host of 'Brain Games': Nat Geo's Highest-Rated Show Ever

A Chat With The Host of 'Brain Games': Nat Geo's Highest-Rated Show Ever

Here’s the thing about Jason Silva, host of National Geographic Channel’s Brain Games: Off-camera, he’s exactly like you want h...

Jan 14 2014, 1:36pm CST

I4U news

Dealing With Difficult Social Media Followers

Businesses today can’t avoid creating a social media presence. Generally, sites like Twitter and Facebook provide organizations...

Jan 13 2014, 11:01am CST

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: ZIP Wireless Activity Tracker from Fitbit, Inc.

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: ZIP Wireless Activity Tracker from Fitbit, Inc.

CES 2014 in Las Vegas Highlights: ZIP Wireless Activity Tracker from Fitbit, Inc....

Jan 12 2014, 10:49pm CST

Rumor: Oculus Rift Will Launch Summer 2014 For Less Than $499

Rumor: Oculus Rift Will Launch Summer 2014 For Less Than $499

Virtual reality headset Oculus Rift will launch this summer with a price tag of $499 or less based on an upcoming product that...

Jan 10 2014, 6:11pm CST

OLPC Still Focused On Bringing Tech "Dreams" To Needy Kids

OLPC Still Focused On Bringing Tech "Dreams" To Needy Kids

Wearables and 4K TVs weren’t the only shiny and new objects introduced at the Consumer Electronics Show this year. One Laptop P...

Jan 10 2014, 5:51pm CST

The Cost Of Social Media Fame In 2014? About $6,800

The Cost Of Social Media Fame In 2014? About $6,800

How much will social media fame cost you in 2014? At $6,800, it is probably cheaper than you thought. This money will buy you a...

Jan 7 2014, 11:16am CST

Why Every Employee At Your Company Should Use LinkedIn

Why Every Employee At Your Company Should Use LinkedIn

Having your entire workforce use LinkedIn could become your company’s rocket fuel. Yet many employers block company computers f...

Jan 7 2014, 8:26am CST

Sony's New Waterproof Xperia Z1s Smartphone Is T-Mobile Exclusive

Sony's New Waterproof Xperia Z1s Smartphone Is T-Mobile Exclusive

Dedicated camera manufacturers are struggling to keep up with advancements in smartphone technology. So what happens when Sony...

Jan 6 2014, 7:16pm CST

I4U news

The Media Startup Getting 20 Year Olds To Talk About More Than Cat Pictures

The newsroom of the future will probably resemble the three airy, wood-floored rooms PolicyMic rents in Midtown Manhattan. On t...

Jan 6 2014, 7:56am CST

The Inside Story Of Snapchat: The World's Hottest App Or A $3 Billion Disappearing Act?

The Inside Story Of Snapchat: The World's Hottest App Or A $3 Billion Disappearing Act?

THIRTEEN MONTHS AGO Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg, the richest twentysomething in history, reached out to Snapchat’s Evan Spiegel,...

Jan 6 2014, 7:06am CST

Finding A Mentor Is Easier Than You Think

Finding A Mentor Is Easier Than You Think

January is National Mentoring Month, so I decided focus this blog on ways to find career mentors. Finding career mentors may ac...

Jan 6 2014, 4:26am CST

How Big Should Your Network Be?

How Big Should Your Network Be?

There is a debate happening between software developers and scientists: How large can and should our networks be in this evolvi...

Jan 2 2014, 10:01am CST

Ring In The New With Lightt, A Beautifully Intuitive And Musical Video App For iPhone

Ring In The New With Lightt, A Beautifully Intuitive And Musical Video App For iPhone

For many people who got new iOS devices over the holidays, figuring out what to do with them is on the resolutions list for the...

Dec 31 2013, 11:46am CST

A Good Thing: Cause Marketers Came Together in 2013

A Good Thing: Cause Marketers Came Together in 2013

For many businesses and NGOs seeking to do well by doing good, 2013 was the year in which collaboration reached new heights. In...

Dec 31 2013, 11:36am CST

Four Ways To Keep Your Growing Startup From Breaking

Four Ways To Keep Your Growing Startup From Breaking

A startup is a particularly fragile thing. After all, if fights among its founders and scarce cash don’t kill it, perhaps a fai...

Dec 30 2013, 8:51am CST

12 Days Of Charitable Giving: Committee To Protect Journalists

12 Days Of Charitable Giving: Committee To Protect Journalists

It’s the eleventh day of our 12 Days of Charitable Giving! In December, I’ll be focusing on twelve charitable organizations whi...

Dec 29 2013, 9:36pm CST

12 Days Of Charitable Giving 2013: Sepsis Alliance

12 Days Of Charitable Giving 2013: Sepsis Alliance

It’s the tenth day of our 12 Days of Charitable Giving! In December, I’ll be focusing on twelve charitable organizations which...

Dec 27 2013, 7:56pm CST

Colors for 2014

Colors for 2014

Prognostications and Hair Colors for 2014- There are several prognostications and trends in hair colors for the year 2014. The...

Dec 27 2013, 3:06am CST

Holiday Gift Guide 2013: Anker 2.4G Wireless Vertical Ergonomic Optical Mouse, 800 / 1200 /1600DPI, 5 Buttons - Black at $23.99

Holiday Gift Guide 2013: Anker 2.4G Wireless Vertical Ergonomic Optical Mouse, 800 / 1200 /1600DPI, 5 Buttons - Black at $23.99

Here is another hot Holiday gift tip from the I4U News Holiday Gift Guide 2013. Take a look below what we have found for you in...

Dec 22 2013, 8:52am CST

Obamacare, Doctor Shortage To Spur $2 Billion Telehealth Market

Obamacare, Doctor Shortage To Spur $2 Billion Telehealth Market

The business of treating patients via telehealth in the U.S. will dramatically increase to nearly $2 billion in revenue within...

Dec 22 2013, 8:41am CST

What Porn Stars Do When The Porn Industry Shuts Down

What Porn Stars Do When The Porn Industry Shuts Down

What do porn stars do when they can’t work? Last week, the San Fernando Valley’s adult film halted production for the third tim...

Dec 20 2013, 1:47pm CST

How Jeff Bezos Make Amazon The Everything Store?

Jeff Bezos Secrets That Made Amazon The Everything Store

Brad Stone’s upcoming biography of Amazon CEO, Jeff Bezos mentions his mercurial temperament through which he make Amazon the e...

Oct 10 2013, 8:05am CDT