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Google Calendar gets a big redesign and new enterprise features

Enterprise - SiliconANGLE - Starting today, managing schedules in Google Calendar will become a much smoother experience. Google Inc. has released a new iteration...
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 14:39:04 - #newstidbits

The keys to a successful remote work strategy

Enterprise - CIO - Remote work can be a win-win opportunity for employers and employees alike. The benefits to your employee engagement, retention and morale,...
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:38:44 - #newstidbits

Credit card details stolen after Pizza Hut undercooks its website security

Enterprise - SiliconANGLE - Pizza Hut, the synonymous pizza restaurant division of Yum! Brands Inc. is the latest in a growing list of fast food chains to...
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 13:13:19 - #maker #newstidbits

Amazon.com Unwraps its 2017 Holiday Toy List, Electronics Gift Guide and Home Gift Guide

Enterprise - Amazon.com today announced the launch of its 2017 Holiday Toy List, Electronics Gift Guide and Home...
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:39:56 - #newstidbits

1st Female Space Tourist Hopes to Inspire Girls to Pursue STEM Careers #MakerEducation

EE - Adafruit Industries - At the National Museum of Mathematics here Thursday (Oct. 5), U.S. entrepreneur Anousheh Ansari wowed the...
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:13:56 - #newstidbits

Habitat for Humanity to Aid More Than 6,000 Families in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico in Long-Term Housing Recovery

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 12:13:32 - #newstidbits

The Five Senses Matter for Quality of Life

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 11:38:39 - #newstidbits

Income, Not Age, Should Determine Your Retirement Date

Kiplinger.com - There is no magic age when you should or can retire, so don't start counting down the years (or days). Instead, you need to dig a little deeper...
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 13:10:14 - #retirement #newstidbits

To Build Connection on Your Team, Skip Icebreakers and Talk About Photography

Harvard Business Blogs - A picture is worth a thousand trust falls.
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 13:10:13 - #newstidbits

Health Tip: Avoid Baby Sleep Positioners

U.S. News - Keep cribs free of objects and toys
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 13:10:10 - #newstidbits

Health Tip: Flu Shot 101

U.S. News - Who should get it, when, and why?
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 13:10:09 - #newstidbits

Image: Glorious sunrise at the start of a spacewalk

PhysOrg.com - NASA astronaut Mark Vande Hei exits the International Space Station on Oct. 10, 2017, for a spacewalk in this photograph taken by fellow spacewalker...
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 12:40:18 - #nasa #newstidbits

Ireland closes schools as rare hurricane approaches

PhysOrg.com - Ireland has ordered all schools to close Monday as the country braces for an "unprecedented storm" with the arrival of Ophelia, the largest hurricane...
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 12:40:15 - #newstidbits

8 Types of Headaches-and How to Get Rid of Them

Readers Digest - Half of all adults experience a headache at least once a year. Identifying where your head hurts can lead you to the right treatment to ease...
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 12:40:14 - #newstidbits

Here's the Real Reason Most Recipes Have You Bake at 350 Degrees

Readers Digest - What's so special about 350 degrees?
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 12:40:13 - #newstidbits

Flirtey Launches First Drone Defibrillator Service in US

U.S. News - A drone delivery service has announced a new partnership with a Reno-based ambulance company to send out defibrillators and other emergency equipment...
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 12:13:20 - #drones #newstidbits

Pizza Hut was hacked, company says

Infosec - Office of Inadequate Security - Josh Magness and Donovan Harrell report: Pizza Hut told customers by email on Saturday that some of their personal...
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 11:39:19 - #newstidbits

Affordable Care Act Is Still the Law, but Expect Big Changes for Enrollment

Life - The Penny Hoarder - While there's been tons of clamor around the GOP's attempts to pass a new health care bill, the latest reform bill is dead....
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 11:39:18 - #newstidbits

More Insight on Support for Trump Actions, Leadership Style

Life - Gallup Headlines - Americans' views of Donald Trump are complex, with highly variable levels of support for the actions he has taken and distinctly...
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 11:39:17 - #newstidbits

A glimpse of the future

Life - ESA-Hubble POW - This image, captured by the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope, shows what happens when two galaxies become one. The twisted...
Mon, 16 Oct 2017 11:39:16 - #newstidbits

92-Year-Old Still Working at a Michigan McDonald's

U.S. News - 92-year-old still working at a McDonald's in Michigan.
Sun, 15 Oct 2017 19:29:59 - #newstidbits

2017 will likely be the worst year ever for cable TV as cord cutting continues

BGR - If you ever wanted proof that cord cutting is more than just a fad, look no further than cancellation numbers for pay TV subscriptions. In 2016,...
Sun, 15 Oct 2017 19:29:57 - #newstidbits

Astronaut Scott Kelly's book is the closest you'll get to experiencing space yourself

The Verge - If you've ever wondered what space smells like, think about sparklers on the Fourth of July. "Slightly burned, slightly metallic" is how former...
Sun, 15 Oct 2017 19:29:55 - #nasa #newstidbits

At 125 years old, The Denver Post is just getting started

Denver Post - From our earliest days, change has forced us to make many difficult decisions that were not universally embraced by our readers. It also compels...
Sun, 15 Oct 2017 19:29:54 - #newstidbits

21 awesome books that Satya Nadella, Kevin Johnson and other top tech leaders are recommending this autumn

GeekWire - Getting a read on attendees and speakers at the GeekWire Summit doesn't seem like such a difficult task. They're likely into technology or science...
Sun, 15 Oct 2017 19:13:22 - #newstidbits

10 Stress Relieving Teas You can Brew at Home After a Long Day of Work

Life - Lifehack - Whether you are a successful business person or a full time student, whatever you call "work" is no doubt a tiring and stressful thing....
Sun, 15 Oct 2017 19:13:20 - #newstidbits

Everything You Need to Know to Get Started Drinking Whisky

Life - Lifehacker - If you've never really explored it before, drinking whisky can be intimidating. Deciding what whisky to try first is a big decision....
Sun, 15 Oct 2017 19:13:19 - #newstidbits

The Best Cribs

Life - The Wirecutter - We spent 15 hours researching hundreds of cribs, and three days assembling and converting 10 of them, before concluding that...
Sun, 15 Oct 2017 19:13:17 - #newstidbits

All Sky Steve

Life - Astronomy Picture of the Day - All Sky Steve
Sun, 15 Oct 2017 19:13:15 - #newstidbits

Bridging the Retirement Savings Gap

HR Executive -
Sun, 15 Oct 2017 02:13:58 - #retirement #newstidbits

5 Things Not to Do When Planning Your Retirement

Kiplinger.com - Sometimes a "to-don't" list is more helpful than a to-do list. Here are five mistakes that many people make when thinking about retirement.
Sun, 15 Oct 2017 02:13:56 - #retirement #newstidbits

Guide to Medicare Open Enrollment for 2018

Kiplinger.com - Shopping for a new Medicare Part D or Medicare Advantage plan for 2018 could save you money.
Sun, 15 Oct 2017 02:13:55 - #retirement #newstidbits

American factories could prosper if they find enough skilled workers

The Economist: Business - Another way to see the factory floor

"WE ARE always short ten to 20 people," says Jack Marshall, the manager of PPG's plant in Oak Creek, Wisconsin....
Sun, 15 Oct 2017 02:13:40 - #newstidbits

Flight turbulence is going to get worse, and on the busiest routes

FastCompany - Air turbulence is going to get worse, across the globe, in the years ahead. And a new study published on October 3 in the journal Geophysical...
Sun, 15 Oct 2017 02:13:38 - #newstidbits

Study: Baby boomers and Gen Xers face "systemic ageism" in tech hiring

FastCompany - In today's installment of not very shocking news, tech companies don't hire older workers, according to a new study. And in tech, an "older worker"...
Sun, 15 Oct 2017 02:13:36 - #boomer #newstidbits

Baby boomer retirement wave opens up big business opportunities

Silicon Valley / San Jose Business Journal - Economists have struggled for decades to determine what challenges will be created by tens of millions of baby boomers reaching retirement age...
Sun, 15 Oct 2017 01:41:04 - #boomer #retirement #newstidbits

How to save for retirement on a tight budget

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Sun, 15 Oct 2017 00:38:47 - #retirement #newstidbits

Boomers worry they can't sell those big suburban homes when the time comes

CNBC-Top Business - Boomers may be in for a surprise when it comes time to sell their big suburban homes.
Sun, 15 Oct 2017 00:38:45 - #boomer #newstidbits

Retirees: 4 ways you can start planning for possible tax law changes now

CNBC-Top Business - Financial experts have recommendations for retirees before Republicans' tax reform plan becomes law, USA Today reports.
Sun, 15 Oct 2017 00:38:42 - #retirement #newstidbits

Asteroid that barely missed Earth this week could wreak havoc in the not-so-distant future

BGR - The asteroid that came "damn close" to slamming into the Earth this week could cause utter devastation several decades down the road, and scientists...
Sun, 15 Oct 2017 00:14:12 - #newstidbits

Ron Howard teases a pair of unlikely characters in his Han Solo movie

The Verge - Ever since Ron Howard took over production on the next standalone Han Solo Star Wars film in June, he has posted a number of images from the...
Sun, 15 Oct 2017 00:14:11 - #newstidbits

LaGuardia airport shut down this morning after a bomb threat

Life - Points with a Crew - Here is some of the best travel news and notes from around the Internet:
How to fly between the US, Europe and Asia for...
Sun, 15 Oct 2017 00:14:10 - #newstidbits

3 simple tax tricks just for retirees

CNBC-Top Business - Retirees looking to minimize their tax bill should check out these three techniques.
Sun, 15 Oct 2017 00:14:07 - #retirement #newstidbits

Express Scripts' $3.6 billion deal is 'a necessity' to fend off competition

CNBC-Top Business - Express Scripts said the acquisition of eviCore will allow it to expand beyond its prescription drug benefit services.
Sun, 15 Oct 2017 00:14:06 - #acquisition #newstidbits

How Self-Employed Workers Can Invest for Retirement

U.S. News - Investment vehicles with tax advantages are available that fit many circumstances.
Sun, 15 Oct 2017 00:13:37 - #retirement #newstidbits

Social Security Benefits to Get Another Small Boost in 2018

U.S. News - Millions of Social Security recipients and other retirees can expect another modest increase in benefits next year.
Sat, 14 Oct 2017 23:37:42 - #retirement #newstidbits

5 Ways Pets Can Add Love to Your Retirement

U.S. News - Owning a pet can increase the quality of life for older people.
Sat, 14 Oct 2017 23:37:41 - #retirement #newstidbits

Sports Car Maker Aston Martin Counts on an SUV to Drive Its Future

U.S. News - The arrival of Aston Martin's DBX sport utility vehicle in 2019 could help more than double sales of the British...
Sat, 14 Oct 2017 23:13:32 - #maker #newstidbits

4 Simple Ways to Keep an Eye on Your Credit

U.S. News - Here's how to monitor your credit health after the Equifax data breach.
Sat, 14 Oct 2017 23:13:30 - #cybersecurity #newstidbits

Cord-cutting is hitting AT&T harder than ever

BGR - On paper, AT&T should be one of the cable companies best-placed to resist cord-cutting. It has its own streaming service, and pushes "triple-play"...
Sat, 14 Oct 2017 17:58:43 - #newstidbits