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Some Companies Seek to Wean Employees From Their Smartphones

Some Companies Seek to Wean Employees From Their Smartphones | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Citing better productivity, some companies are trying to wean employees from constant contact with their electronic devices.
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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Leadership Journey - Forbes

The Hobbit: An Unexpected Leadership Journey - Forbes | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
I have been writing and lecturing a good deal recently about leadership, focusing on aspects I feel are often crowded out by the charismatic personal traits that draw admiration and are frequently mistaken as a necessary quality of leadership.
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Your Alarm Clock May Be Hazardous to Your Health

Your Alarm Clock May Be Hazardous to Your Health | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Switching up your sleep schedule is wreaking havoc on your body’s natural rhythm
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Cloud computing in 2013: Two warnings

Cloud computing in 2013: Two warnings | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Yes, cloud computing will grow nicely next year, but no one should expect only smooth sailing
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Building A Brand Consumers Can Believe In

Building A Brand Consumers Can Believe In | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
To build a brand that stands above the rest--especially in the rapid shifts of retailing--you have to do more than offer the best products and service in your industry.
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Friends, Family Have Far More Social Clout Than Obama, Celebrities, Says Study [INFOGRAPHIC] - AllTwitter

Friends, Family Have Far More Social Clout Than Obama, Celebrities, Says Study [INFOGRAPHIC] - AllTwitter | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Friends, Family Have Far More Social Clout Than Obama, Celebrities, Says Study [INFOGRAPHIC]
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Chinese Firm Is Cleared to Buy American DNA Sequencing Company

Chinese Firm Is Cleared to Buy American DNA Sequencing Company | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
The controversial purchase of a Silicon Valley-based DNA sequencing company by a Chinese firm has raised concerns about American competitiveness in a field that is becoming a big business.
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Michigan Passes Law to Protect Social Media Accounts

Michigan Passes Law to Protect Social Media Accounts | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
A new law in Michigan prohibits employers and institutions to require access to personal social media accounts of its employees or students.
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India’s Aakash Venture Produces Optimism but Few Computers

India’s Aakash Venture Produces Optimism but Few Computers | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
The Aakash project was supposed to provide $50 tablet computers for students across India, revolutionizing the nation’s schools and its tech industry, but so far those goals remain elusive.
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An Epic Walk From Beijing to London Fueled by Social Media

An Epic Walk From Beijing to London Fueled by Social Media | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
A man who plans to walk from Beijing to London beginning in 2013 will rely on social media to make his monumental journey a success.
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Norman Schwarzkopf: 10 Quotes on Leadership and War - Forbes

Norman Schwarzkopf: 10 Quotes on Leadership and War - Forbes | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Norman Schwarzkopf died today at age 78. Born in Trenton, NJ, Schwarzkopf graduated from West Point and rose through the ranks of the US Army eventually becoming a four-star General.
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Minneapolis' Ford Center achieves LEED status

Minneapolis' Ford Center achieves LEED status | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Ford Center in the North Loop has been awarded the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification
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A valuable lesson from Randi Zuckerberg: Online privacy is complicated

A valuable lesson from Randi Zuckerberg: Online privacy is complicated | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
The sister of Facebook's CEO got caught in a privacy snafu on Christmas Day after a private photo of her family was shared publicly.
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Antivirus Makers Work on Software to Catch Malware More Effectively

Antivirus Makers Work on Software to Catch Malware More Effectively | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Consumers and businesses spend billions of dollars a year on antivirus software, but these programs rarely block freshly minted strains, because the malware creators move too fast.
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10 Things Every Leader Should Say

10 Things Every Leader Should Say | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
As a business owner, what you say reveals as much about your leadership skills as what you do. Using the right words at the right time will
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2012's social media moments in politics - Steve Friess

2012's social media moments in politics - Steve Friess | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Like never before, politics were social this year and the moments most shared, tweeted and liked tell the story of a tumultuous election year.
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What were the biggest sustainability trends of 2012?

What were the biggest sustainability trends of 2012? | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Sustainability leaders discuss the highlights of 2012 and what they expect for 2013.
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Best Eco-Innovations of 2012

Best Eco-Innovations of 2012 | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
2012 saw some spectacular innovations in eco-friendly gadgets, housing, and energy creation... like a belt that turns body fat into electricity. Seriously!
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AllFacebook’s 10 Most Liked, Retweeted Posts Of 2012 - AllFacebook

AllFacebook’s 10 Most Liked, Retweeted Posts Of 2012 - AllFacebook | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
As 2012 ends and 2013 begins, AllFacebook looked back at its top 10 stories in terms of Facebook likes and retweets on Twitter, and the most surprising thing we found was that not a single post appeared on both lists.
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Top Comments: The Problems with Facebook, Windows and Apple

Top Comments: The Problems with Facebook, Windows and Apple | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
The Top Comments on Mashable this week this week showcase the excitement and frustration that surround top products and services like Apple and Facebook.
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YouTube Ban Lifted in Pakistan, for 3 Minutes

YouTube Ban Lifted in Pakistan, for 3 Minutes | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
A ban imposed after an anti-Islam video caused riots was reinstated when it was discovered that blasphemous material was still available on the site.
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The Lives They Lived

The Lives They Lived | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
A celebration of the writers, thinkers, athletes, scientists and others who died in 2012.
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China Toughens Restrictions on Internet Use

China Toughens Restrictions on Internet Use | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
New rules require Internet users to provide their real names to service providers, while assigning companies greater responsibility for deleting forbidden postings.
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How A Slot Machine Mechanic Flew 150,000 Miles Over 64 Days Without Landing

How A Slot Machine Mechanic Flew 150,000 Miles Over 64 Days Without Landing | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Maybe you've never heard of the Hacienda Hotel, but you may have seen a Cessna 172 with "Hacienda" plastered on the side in big, goofy letters hanging in the Las Vegas airport.
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A Short History of Facebook Privacy Failure

A Short History of Facebook Privacy Failure | NIC: Network, Information, and Computer | Scoop.it
Like many of us, Randi Zuckerberg posted a family snap to Facebook this Christmas. As with many of our snaps, it was funny in context, but a little too candid; you might not wan...
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