THAT GOOGLE MANIFESTO REALLY PUT EXECUTIVES IN A BIND (Google and Women)


By: Nitasha Tiku/Wired A GOOGLE EMPLOYEE’S screed against workplace diversity thrust company executives into a tight spot: Discipline the author and risk criticism that Google is censoring speech, or stand by and inflame concerns that the company does not welcome women, an issue that is already the source of internal debate and a government investigation. TheContinue reading “THAT GOOGLE MANIFESTO REALLY PUT EXECUTIVES IN A BIND (Google and Women)”

7 Ways to Achieve Social Media Happiness


If Facebook, Twitter and Instagram make you sad or anxious about life, it’s time to get a grip. Stop complaining and take the reins. Here’s how to do it. Photo: Google By: Julie Giusti/YouBeauty.com   The past few years have turned out many surveys and studies linking social media to stress, depression or a generalContinue reading “7 Ways to Achieve Social Media Happiness”

Microsoft Windows Phone: A Worthy Alternative to the I-phone and Android? PC World Review the new 8.1


Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1 review Major upgrade closes the gap with iOS and Android By: Mark Hackman/PC World Magazine     From the bold vibrancy of its new Start screen, to its new digital assistant, Cortana, Microsoft’s new Windows Phone 8.1 establishes itself as a top-tier smartphone platform. And that’s critical—especially for an operating systemContinue reading “Microsoft Windows Phone: A Worthy Alternative to the I-phone and Android? PC World Review the new 8.1”

Mommy, can you put down your iPhone?


When I had a child, I swore I wouldn’t be a distracted parent. Then I discovered: Babies are really boring When I first gave birth and brought my baby girl home, I aspired to be the ultimate earth-mother-Gaia-worshipping-priestess from another dimension. Those first few weeks with my child I thought I had transcended all trivialitiesContinue reading “Mommy, can you put down your iPhone?”

CELL PHONES USERS : Listen UP! We really ,NO REALLY, don’t want to hear your conversations.


At the bus stop, in the bus, train, plane.  In the theater at a restaurant,  IT CAN WAIT…. I love my Samsung sidekick, I have written blogs, paid bills, bought airline tickets  and made reservations and checked movie times.  There are days I often wonder how I got along without it…. and yet I did.    Continue reading “CELL PHONES USERS : Listen UP! We really ,NO REALLY, don’t want to hear your conversations.”

Opening Doors 2012


For many women chivalry isn’t dead.  The simple act of opening a door may determine if there will be a second date, a second meeting. If your a woman from the west coast and the mid Atlantic states you may feel  the  chill in the air as your date is likely to walk ahead of you leavingContinue reading “Opening Doors 2012”

The Top 10 Russian Internet Brands Out to Conquer the World


The innovative Optimus Popularis keyboard, whose keys can be programed to any function and can even show pictures. It is sold for 31,500 rubles ($968) by Yandex partner design studio Art. Lebedev. In Russia, it’s not Google, but Yandex you tap up for a search query.Mail.ruoutstrips Yahoo!, Amazon is trounced by OZON, and Vkontakte outperforms Facebook. Russian versions of global brandsContinue reading “The Top 10 Russian Internet Brands Out to Conquer the World”

Motorola Xoom: To Buy or Not to Buy?


Should you spring for Motorola’s Xoom tablet now or wait till more competitors arrive? Here are some things to consider if you’re still on the fence. To buy or not to buy? That’s the question right now as the Motorola Xoom, Google’s first  Android Honeycomb tablet, gets ready to make its grand debut. The 3G/4G tabletContinue reading “Motorola Xoom: To Buy or Not to Buy?”