Gendered label of maternity leave may contribute to parental earnings gap

It’s been argued that one of the main drivers behind the gender pay gap and inequality in the workplace is when it comes to having children. Now new research from Money Guru has revealed that 70 percent of UK employers believe that women should declare their pregnancy during the recruitment …

HOK publishes new research report on the changing shape of the insurance workplace

HOK’s WorkPlace group has released The New Insurance Workplace (registration required), a report which sets out to examine the forces reshaping the insurance industry and how workplace design can position these companies for success. The report’s concludes that insurance firms take pride in their conservative approach to risk management and traditional business …

Business Owners Can Get a Toned Physique with These Effective Weight-Loss Tips

Are you determined to lose the extra fat that makes you look more like a barrel and do you wish to achieve a slender physique? Well, this is the dream many nurture for years but very few of them actually become successful in turning their dreams into reality. Losing excess …

JavaScript Web Workers: A Beginner’s Guide

In 2019, the web ecosystem has evolved to the point where the browser is an execution environment for applications built on JavaScript. This is reflected in the speed with which the industry comes up with new frameworks, paradigms, module loaders and bundlers, dependency managers, build tools, and package managers year …

Google's Mark Risher: We've never abused your 2FA data

There’s arguably no company that knows more about e-mail security than Google. Its online account, primarily tied to its e-mail service, Gmail, is used by more than a billion people to log into a myriad of other online services.  The company recently launched a physical authentication device and overhauled its …

Star Trek Online’s Age of Discovery update launches from starbase

Perfect World today launched the Age of Discovery update for its online multiplayer game Star Trek Online. Age of Discovery takes inspiration from, Star Trek: Discovery, which will launch its second season next year. This update is only available on the PC version of Star Trek: Online. It’s coming to …

Adobe's new experiment turns tone deaf humming into real music

What if your tone deaf humming could actually sound… pretty good? That’s the premise of a new experiment from Adobe that aims to turn your voice into music. It’s called Project Kazoo, and it could one day make soundtrack creation as simple as humming a quick tune. SEE ALSO: Adobe …

The engine behind Paradox Development Studio’s future games

FEATURE: Since Europa Universalis III, Paradox Development Studio’s grand strategy games have owed a debt to Prussian general Carl von Clausewitz, or at least his name. The Clausewitz engine has powered every internal Paradox Interactive game since 2007, but starting with upcoming grand strategy game Imperator: Rome, it’s getting a …

R.I.P. FilmStruck, the best streaming service for classic films

Sad news for movie fans: FilmStruck, the streaming service developed by Turner Classic Movies, is shutting down. A message on the FilmStruck website says it’s no longer accepting new subscribers, with plans to shut down on November 29. Meanwhile, The Hollywood Reporter suggests that this was an expected move — …

All About WordPress Themes – A Basic Guide

If you are looking for an effective and efficient platform for creating, editing and maintaining websites, then you would find no better option than WordPress, which is not only a website designing platform, but also an efficient software application which allows the user the privilege of an easy-to-use and simple …

How to Do Influencer Marketing for Ecommerce Successfully: 8 Rules

Did you know that 92% of consumers have more trust in influencers than in celebrities? That fact, paired with the increasing use of adblock has resulted […] The post How to Do Influencer Marketing for Ecommerce Successfully: 8 Rules appeared first on Growth Hackers. Source: Growth Hackers Republished by Blog …

China’s Richest Man Says His Plan to Create 1 Million U.S. Jobs Was ‘Completely Destroyed’ by Trump’s Trade War

Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. co-founder Jack Ma said his promise to create 1 million jobs in the U.S. is impossible to fulfill because of the U.S.-China trade war, a setback in one high-profile effort for deeper cooperation between the world’s two largest economies. Ma, China’s richest man, made the remarks …

Annual commuting time is up 18 hours compared to a decade ago, finds TUC

Commuting to and from work now takes 5 minutes longer than a decade ago, according to a new analysis published by the TUC to mark the annual Commute Smart Week organised by Work Wise UK. Rail commuters face the longest journeys, taking an average of 2 hours and 11 minutes …

Cloudflare rolls out its 1.1.1.1 privacy service to iOS, Android

Months after announcing its privacy-focused DNS service, Cloudflare is bringing 1.1.1.1 to mobile users. Granted, nothing ever stopped anyone from using 1.1.1.1 on their phones or tablets already. But now the app, now available for iPhones, iPads and Android devices, aims to make it easier for anyone to use its …

Emotionally Intelligent Design: Your Mobile App Needs a Soul

We have paid a lot of attention to the functional layer of technology, slightly forgetting about its emotional one. Technology is constantly integrating into every aspect of our lives. Emotionally intelligent interactions with our devices are shaping the future of our mobile devices. Emotionally intelligent design has positioned itself as …

It is not particularly easy to change human behaviour by design

Many of the techniques employed by modern illusionists rely on a thorough grounding in the research of psychologists. They’re not alone in standing on the shoulders of academics to bend people to their will. Many of our beliefs about the workings of our society and workplaces and their design are based on this sort …

Brexit has already caused banks to move head counts away from UK

A new report published by Information Services Group (ISG) claims that UK banks are already moving headcount out of the UK and building new centres of excellence in other EU countries. The reason it suggests is because Brexit is likely to disrupt the UK and Europe applications development and maintenance …