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The White House’s digital arm is using Steve Jobs’ words to lure tech talent

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With only a few days left in President Obama’s administration, the White House branch that handled some of his most important technological endeavors is looking to raise its profile in Silicon Valley.

The U.S. Digital Service, an Obama-founded White House branch dedicated to improving and expanding the federal government’s various online services, launched a new marketing campaign on Tuesday that appeals to potential tech industry recruits with a familiar face: Steve Jobs.

Male employees have a really hard time with performance reviews, study finds

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Performance reviews can be tough for anyone. But men take their annual evaluations particularly hard, a new study found.

When your friend gets a promotion

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A wise man once said “With great power comes great responsibility.” Well, sometimes the powerful let it go to their heads. But what happens when that powerful person is your friend? Read more…

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Amazon promises to create 100,000 jobs, and Trump team quickly takes credit

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Amazon promised on Thursday that it would create 100,000 new jobs in the United States over the next 18 months. And that prediction quickly got tangled up in politics.

Trump seems to like at least one thing about China: Alibaba’s Jack Ma

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Donald Trump has reserved some of his harshest commentary for China, but he still made nice when one of the country’s billionaires came for a visit.

The CEO of e-commerce giant Alibaba, Jack Ma met with the president-elect Monday in New York. Ma promised his company would help create one million jobs in the U.S. over the next five years by allowing small businesses to sell their products in China.

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Facebook’s hiring process hinders its effort to create a diverse workforce

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Facebook has put itself at the forefront of efforts to recruit a more diverse workforce, including a targeted internal recruiting strategy in 2015 designed to bring in female, black and Latino

‘This is one device’: Watch Steve Jobs introduce the original iPhone

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The iPhone is officially old as heck: Steve Jobs introduced the device 10 years ago Monday.

You could argue to what extent the device itself has truly evolved from those earliest moments in 2007. At the end of the day, its design has been refined but not revolutionized, much as its actual functionality still revolves around a grid of downloadable apps. But to reflect on the original announcement event at the Macworld conference in San Francisco is to understand how our culture has…

Nokia finally returns to the smartphone market

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After years of anticipation, Nokia is finally back in the smartphone game.

Nokia finally returns to the smartphone market

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After years of anticipation, Nokia is finally back in the smartphone game.

People are ‘theft-proofing’ their Apple AirPods by disguising them as floss

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Social media users were quick to mock Apple’s AirPods when they were first unveiled back in September, calling them electric toothbrush heads and their containers, dental floss dispensers.

But who’s laughing now, huh? AirPods enthusiasts, that’s who. It seems that the dental hygiene similarities have an upside: Disguise.

Yep, some AirPod users have begun creating stickers to deter would-be thieves from rolling them for their expensive wireless headphones.