Keep Your Office Comfortable With The Quilo 3in1 Fan With Evaporative Air Cooler And Humidifier

To maximize productivity, it is essential to always keep your office at a comfortable temperature. In the winter, many entrepreneurs had to use heaters and humidifiers to combat cold weather and dryness. Now, with spring here and summer around the bend, it will be pertinent to take extra steps to …

Beautifully Designed Examples of Asymmetrical Split Screens in Web Design

Some trends stay with us forever, turning into classic solutions. Others vanish without leaving a trace. You may think that all trends break into these two groups, but that’s not quite true. There is another category of trends whose life has its ups, downs and calm periods. Such trends keep …

A morning adrenaline rush improves workplace productivity

A new academic study has found the benefits of taking part in adrenaline boosting activities before work. Researchers from the University of Essex School of Sport, Rehabilitation and Exercise Science, tested workers from the International Quarter London (IQL), the gateway to Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and discovered that taking a …

Roborace to replace F1 racing drivers with robots at Disrupt

Formula E is so 2017. This year, it’s all about Roborace, an upcoming F1-style competition. And the big new thing is that it’s all about self-driving cars. I’m excited to announce that Roborace CEO Lucas DiGrassi will come to TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin to talk about this crazy idea. DiGrassi may …

Smartphone addiction is driven by a need to connect, but it means we make bad choices

Two new studies published in the Journal Frontiers in Psychology explore our complex relationships with smartphones. The first study from Canadian researchers, concludes that our addiction to smartphones is a real phenomenon but one that is rooted in a primal desire to connect with other people, suggesting that smartphone addiction is …

A Friendly Introduction to Flexbox for Beginners

In recent years, CSS layout has come of age, with dedicated tools for complex layouts replacing the various workarounds of using tables, floating, absolute positioning and so on. Flexbox (or the Flexible Box Layout Module) was the first of these dedicated layout modules, followed by CSS Grid Layout. In this …

Tinder doubles down on its casual nature, as Match invests in relationship-focused Hinge

Tinder has never really shaken its reputation among consumers as a “hook up” app, instead of one designed for more serious dating. Now, it seems Tinder is planning to embrace its status as the default app for younger users who aren’t ready to settle down. According to Match Group CEO Mandy …

Autonomous shuttle startup May Mobility expands to a third U.S. city

May Mobility launched its first low-speed autonomous shuttle service in Detroit this summer. By March, the Ann Arbor, Michigan-based company will be operating in at least three U.S. cities. The company, which just announced plans to expand to Columbus, Ohio, is planning to add another route in Grand Rapids, Michigan. …

How to Translate WordPress Websites Using the Weglot Plugin

This article on how to translate WordPress websites was originally published by Torque Magazine, and is reproduced here with permission. Translating your WordPress website into other languages is a smart way to reach a wider audience and increase your traffic. If your site is only available in a single language, …

Employers struggle to understand what motivates people in new generation of megacities

Mercer has published the results of an extensive study that examines the needs of workers in the world’s fastest-growing cities across four key factors – human, health, money and work. The study provides insight into the motivations of workers against the backdrop of fierce competition for their talent. The study, People …

BIFM announces winners of its annual awards

Now in their 18th and final year before the Institute changes its name, the BIFM Awards set out to ‘celebrate the profession’s finest, honouring those whose outstanding work has driven innovation and achieved exceptional results in the organisations where they work, benchmarking excellence and inspiring others’. Thirteen winners were announced from …

Drive traffic with holiday marketing campaigns on Pinterest

Picture this: You run an eCommerce shop, and you just came up with an idea to create a roundup of your most romantic products for Valentine’s Day. Other business owners have told you about the success they’ve had with their holiday marketing campaigns and suggested you use Pinterest to drive traffic …

The Impact of Blockchain Technology in the Trade Finance Industry

In recent times, technology has advanced to higher levels of success. The latest development of blockchain technology allows the distribution of information. It is a new technology that has significantly influenced the financial sector. The technology was developed for digital currency such as bitcoin and is being used in many …

Neither bosses nor staff feel confident about future UK business environment

Two new reports published this week, show a lack of confidence amongst employers and employees within the UK business environment. The latest data in Gartner’s Global Talent Monitor report shows employee confidence in near-term business conditions and long-term economic prospects reaching an index score of 55.6 for the last quarter …

Nonprofit landing pages: 4 lessons from for-profit organizations

Looking to get more strategic about your nonprofit landing pages? Performing a competitive analysis is an excellent way to do it. However, many nonprofit leaders limit their research to direct competitors, missing out on the lessons that can be learned from organizations outside their industry. A key objective for most nonprofits …

How to use Instagram sponsored posts to sell clothes

It’s funny to think that only a handful of years ago, Instagram was primarily devoted to blurry photos of your food and candid shots of you and your friends gorging yourselves on pizza. Would we even recognize ourselves now? Instagram has become a powerhouse social media platform where “everyday photos” …

Economy could achieve significant economic boost by addressing skills gaps in younger people

The UK could boost GDP by around £40 billion a year in the long run if it reduces the number of young people not in education, employment or training (NEET) to match Germany, the best performing EU country. Despite making improvements in recent years, the UK only ranks 19th out …

A Record 68.5 Million People in the World Were Forcibly Displaced by the End of 2017, U.N. Says

Every two seconds, someone in the world was forcibly displaced in 2017, according to a new report by the U.N. Refugee Agency. Due to wars, violence and persecution, 68.5 million people were forced to flee their homes by the end of 2017 — a record high and a trend that …

Superhot VR on Oculus Quest hands-on — More room to maneuver in slo-mo shooter

Facebook’s Oculus Quest wireless virtual reality headset will have 50 titles when it debuts in the spring of 2019. And one of those is Superhot VR, the slow-motion shooter game developed by Superhot Team for the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, and PlayStation VR devices. The original game was designed to be …

Report finds negative impact of gender and age on confidence of managers

A fifth (20 percent) of female managers admit they would rather be managed by a male colleague and unsurprisingly given that opinion, the same proportion worry their gender hinders people’s confidence in them. The data, commissioned by AVADO also revealed that age played a part in management attitudes, with 68 …

Photography marketing: Why to embrace multichannel marketing — and how to start your first campaign

Photography marketing can be a challenge for new and seasoned photographers alike. You might work alone or as part of a small collective of creative individuals, so you don’t have access to a large network or extensive resources. On top of that, there aren’t many well-known photography brands whose strategies …

‘I Played My Own Game.’ How Stacey Cunningham Became the First Female President of the New York Stock Exchange

Stacey Cunningham always knew she was one of few women to ever work on the trading floor — but she didn’t let that deter her from pursuing a career in a male-dominated industry. This year, she became the first female president of the New York Stock Exchange — the largest …