The role of a leader is paramount to a team. Imagine an orchestra that has all the best musicians in the world except a conductor. Though every member can play perfectly on their own, if they come together, they will only produce incompatible melody; an orchestra can only create harmonious music whe...
Impostor scams resulted in more than 400,000 complaints to the FTC last year. Find out what they are and how to protect yourself from them. Falling victim to a scam can be embarrassing, frightening, and financially devastating. Unfortunately, sophisticated scam artists know whom to target and how to...
Among the various core ingredients of talent and career success, few personal qualities have received more attention in the past decade than emotional intelligence (EQ), the ability to identify and manage your own and others’ emotions. Importantly, unlike most of the competencies that make it into...
Early one Sunday morning, my editor, Yahoo Finance’s Erin Fuchs, checked her personal email and was surprised to find a message from PayPal (PYPL). The missive said she had recently changed her password, and asked her to call a phone number if that wasn’t the case. It wasn’t, so Fuchs called....
If your Android phone or tablet is playing up there is a slim chance it could have a virus. Our helpful guide demonstrates how to remove a virus from Android, plus how to avoid Android malware in the first place. Step 1 of 8: Android viruses are rare, but they exist. Almost exclusively installed via...
In the digital marketing world, more and more brands are now geared towards building a community. A community is a group of people engaging, sharing, and working toward a common goal. They are bound by similar interests, or thoughts. Brands like Disney and Red Bull have embraced this marketing i...
I’ll admit it: I hate working with restrictions when writing and publishing blog posts. I want to write whatever I think will be most useful or interesting to the reader. And if I come across gorgeous images that will make the post absolutely light up? I want to include those without having to thi...
There are lots of reasons you might want to take a picture of your screen—a screenshot. Maybe you’re getting an error message that you want to send to tech-support. Maybe you want to capture something you’ve found online, like an article that mentions you. Maybe you’re writing a book about t...
The insta-obsession over “Pokémon Go” hasn’t just forced gamers to leave their homes and explore the outside world, it’s also yielded a teachable moment about privacy. After Niantic’s smartphone game took off, Adam Reeve, principal architect at the Baltimore security-analytics firm Red Ow...
The Concept of Privacy in the Digital Age The people, who drew the intricate and exquisite images of animals in caves such as those in Lascaux in France, did so in deep and dark surroundings. Their art was meant for the selected few and they often "signed" their paintings by blowing pigment over th...
new service, (currently in beta in the U.K.) offers to take articles from the web and print them out in a neat, personalized newspaper. The service, called PaperLater, purports to allow people to “enjoy reading all the great writing the web has to offer in a calmer, less distracting format.” ...
You don't need to be Bond to get your own spy gadgets. You've already got the ultimate spy tool in your pocket: a smartphone. And who would suspect you're spying when you're probably just texting a friend? Here are the apps and peripherals you need to take your phone on a covert mission without Q in...
HAVE you ever checked your phone and gotten the feeling that you’re being watched? Has an advertisement for a product or place ever popped up on your screen that you were just talking about? When security researcher Mustafa Al-Bassam stepped into a McDonald’s last year, he “almost had a heart...
Fake news” has become a topic of household conversation. It is more important than ever to have a firm understanding of what authentic and reputable journalism is, and what is actually fake news. It is more important than ever that individuals be proactive in differentiating fake news from real ne...
As it turns out, Microsoft did not oversell its replacement for Internet Explorer. The Microsoft Edge browser has recently been found to live up to its tagline as the “faster, safer browser for Windows 10.” In fact, the relatively new program from the Redmond giant was found to be the safest bro...
How can we determine which of our site pages aren't indexed without running afoul of Google's guidelines? Columnist Paul Shapiro shares his methods. Back in October 2016, I wrote about how you can use a Python script to determine whether a page has been indexed by Google in the SERPs. As it turns ...
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You want to know a little more about an internet date or a potential new hire at work, but you don't want to necessarily need a comprehensive background check and definitely don't want to pay for one. With a little know-how and help from the world wide web, you don't have to. Here's how to vet someo...
When we talk about the Internet technology, we must not forget to mention the kinds of crucial disadvantages that are present with its use. Even though the numbers of advantages like, instant connectivity, where users can connect with each other and globally on the go, round the clock are unforgett...
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Facebook’s internal search engine is one of the most underrated and under-used tools we come across every day. Also, apart from Google’s search engine, it’s one of the most powerful search tools that we have at our fingertips. Our most Facebook search activity is limited to typing the names o...
Arguably the most important aspect of writing or editing an article with search engine optimization (SEO) in mind is choosing the best target keyword phrase. It can also be one of the trickiest strategies of content SEO to master. But if you choose the right keyword phrase for a given article and ...
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