Facebook’s newest VR headset, Oculus Quest, ships in the spring for $399

Opening up the Oculus Connect 5 keynote with some announcements, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced that its newest headset, called Oculus Quest, will be released in the spring of 2019 at a $399 price point. The standalone VR device will be the first wireless Oculus hardware to sport positional tracking, …

CBI counsels a common-sense approach to managing staff during heatwave

At the risk of stating the obvious, with the Met Office suggesting temperatures could reach their peak on Friday (27 July) in some areas of the UK, Britain’s largest employer organisation is encouraging companies to consider ‘a range of measures to keep employees comfortable during the heatwave’. Matthew Fell, CBI …

10 productivity strategies for eCommerce pros

The eCommerce industry is demanding, requiring even casual entrepreneurs to spend countless hours and significant effort polishing their websites to perfection. There are plenty of articles providing tips for how to get higher conversion rates, increase engagement, and make your products visible to your target audience. But sometimes we focus too …

29 Awesome Tools for Web Designers & Developers

This article was created in partnership with Mekanism. Thank you for supporting the partners who make SitePoint possible. We’re always on the lookout for the best web tools and services available for designers and developers. Which resources should we be using? Most customers don’t need a website built from scratch …

Bisley modular storage system awarded Design Guild Mark

UK based storage firm Bisley has been awarded its second Design Guild mark for BOB, a hand-crafted modular storage and display system developed in collaboration with award winning British designer Paul Kelley. BOB’s configurations can be adapted for any use and environment, whether at home or in the workplace. The …

Designing a better workforce: how workplace design can impact employee wellbeing

In a recent survey, 95 percent of office workers said their physical work environment is important for their wellbeing and mental health. However, half believe their current working environment does not have a positive effect on their mental health, wellbeing, mood and productivity. The issue of employee wellbeing has risen …

Obamacare Open Enrollment Starts Today. Here’s What to Know About This Year’s Changes

Obamacare open enrollment begins today for the roughly 11 million Americans who buy individual coverage through healthcare.gov or their state exchange. In most states, open enrollment for 2019 Affordable Care Act (ACA) coverage runs through Dec. 15. (These states have set a later deadline.) The usual advice applies this year: …

Majority of office workers discontented with workplace environment

The vast majority (97 percent) of office workers in UK feel frustrated by their workplace environments, with many feeling the need to escape office life as a result. A new report from Staples has discovered that one-in-five (22 percent) end up browsing LinkedIn job ads for something better when they’re frustrated. As …

Podcast – Balance Romance and Business with Your Partner – Interview with Empowered Couple Jocelyn and Aaron Freeman

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What is the Internet of Things and how can you use the IoT for business?

What is the Internet of Things (IoT) and why should you care? We’re living in the midst of a hyper-connected digital age where technology evolves rapidly and automation is fast becoming a tangible part of our everyday lives. The Internet of Things is no longer the next big thing — …

10 email automation tools for online business success

Email automation tools can make the difference between losing out on potential business and closing leads faster than you thought possible. According to Salesforce, it takes an average of six to eight touch points to close a sale. This number might be even higher if your business sells high-cost products …

U.S. share of global venture capital fell more than 20% in 5 years

Year after year, startups in U.S. cities like San Francisco, New York, and Boston continue to raise an unprecedented amount of venture capital — but so do companies in other parts of the world. Now, a new report out today from the Center for American Entrepreneurship gives cause for concern …

Introducing GoDaddy GoCentral: Bringing your brand or bright idea online just got easier

This article was originally published on Jan. 25, 2017. It was updated on Dec. 18, 2018. Even the best ideas fall flat if they fail to gain traction online. As the champion of a great idea — whether it’s a business, a hobby, or a social movement — you’re the …

4 of the Most Ridiculous Startup Ideas That Became Very Successful

If you were asked to imagine what it takes to start a successful venture, you would probably visualize the owner spending sleepless nights thinking of the perfect idea. You could also think of the stress, strain and pure agony that a person must have gone through to get their business …

Sociopathic corporations, the office as home, self-promotion anxiety and some other stuff

There is a theory that when companies talk about issues such as corporate social responsibility they are doing so because it helps them to achieve their business goals. This is the coldly rational thing to do according to people like free market guru Milton Friedman who argues that companies should …

Governments must do more to prepare people for the future of work

Governments need to overhaul their approach to employment and jobs to reduce further social and economic tensions, according to a new report from the OECD which explores the future of work. Without rapid action, many people, particularly the low skilled, will be left behind in the fast-changing world of work. …

Pennsylvania Man Won $1 Million Lottery Prize Using Numbers He Got From a Fortune Cookie

Every now and then a fortune cookie really does bring good luck. That was the case for Ronnie Martin, who won $1 million in the New Jersey Lottery by playing numbers he received inside a fortune cookie years ago. While most people use numbers that hold personal significance like family …