Samsung and Google team up to bring music to a ton of smartphones

April 23, 2017

… three-month trial of the service, which includes a free trial to YouTube Red. Samsung’s basic Music player app isn’t going away; it’ll still be on the company’s phones (for now), though Play Music will be the default. WATCH: The new ‘Gear 360’ camera is smaller and works with iPhones More From this publisher : HERE Recommended Products4 Plugins Bundle – DEV Unlimited Clients Agency License Linked Messenger without Footrpint Linkedin automated messenger …

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5 ways inclusive marketing can benefit your business feat. Nigel Barker

April 22, 2017

… together. Barker says: “As a company, it isn’t’ just the advertising campaigns, it’s about being with the people and bringing them together. It’s the unconventional, yet important side of marketing and opportunity for people to be in a community.” 3. Use health and fitness as a common ground Barker says: “Working out with people is a new great way to break down boundaries, market your personality to other people, and work together.” 4. Music is one …

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25 ways to save $250 a month that everyone is messing up

April 22, 2017

… When you think about saving money, you most likely think about reducing expenses like going out to dinner less often. But, when was the last time that you compared the rates and deals of your bank, insurance company, the Internet or cell phone provider? Theres a good chance that there are better options available. Switching your cell phone provider, for example, may not save you $250 alone per month, but you may find a plan thats $25 cheaper per month. Add that to your other saving methods and …

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Bike-sharing companies keep finding that people are terrible, in every city they enter

April 22, 2017

An oBike in a neighbourhood bicycle parking spot, SingaporeImage: Ng Yi Shu/Mashable It’s been just three months after the first bike-sharing company arrived in Singapore, but reports of abuse and vandalism of shared bikes in the city keep popping up on social media. The majority of these shared bikes are stationless, which means they don’t need to be docked at a designated spot. They lock themselves after your ride is over, and you’re meant to just leave the bike standing by …

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Indian ad with transgender mom stirs debate — and tears

April 20, 2017

New Delhi (CNN)An advert challenging the norms of a traditional family in India has gone viral, with more than 9 million views on YouTube. The ad’s storyline pushes the issue of transgender rights within the country and reveals the human side of the issue in just three and a half minutes. Released online on March 31, the commercial by medicine company Vicks tells the true story of Gayatri, a young Indian orphan who was adopted by Gauri Sawant, a 37-year-old Mumbai-based transgender woman …

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Housing problems causing mental illness, says charity – BBC News

April 19, 2017

Her daughter, Helen, and granddaughter, Lily Mae, were living with her so she feared her whole family might become homeless. “You blame yourself and you feel a sense of total helplessness. “I remember not wanting to go on and wondering if I should end it.” ‘Breaking point’ The polling company ComRes carried out online interviews for the report in February this year with a representative sample of 3,509 adults from across England. Of these, about 30% or 1,050 …

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Swimwear options for beachgoers sick of the gender binary

April 16, 2017

… ’90s fannypak turned into an entire clothing line. “My style is radically visible” Sky Cubacub Image: Kendall Jolley for Rebirth Garments, photograph by Grace duval For folks who like a slightly more muted palette, there’s Outplay, a “company without a gender.” The company provides fun swimwear basics without any gender assignations, and a range of areas of coverage. A post shared by Outplay (@out_play) on Jun 10, 2016 at 2:20pm PDT A post …

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Scott Pruitt Heads To Coal Mine To Pitch New EPA Agenda

April 14, 2017

… dumping mine wastewater into Ohio River tributaries. Consol Energy owns the Bailey Mine Complex, which includes Harvey Mine. The company exceeded its daily or monthly effluent limit more than 300 times between 2006 and 2015, according to the EPA complaint. Consol, which now focuses primarily on natural gas production, has voiced its intentto sell off its remaining coal assets. Grenter called Pruitts visit to Harvey Mine very concerning. He said the only reasonable conclusion he could draw is …

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Trump: Flip, flop or flexibility?

April 14, 2017

Washington (CNN)One of Donald Trump’s many memorable lines on the campaign trail was about ISIS. “I would bomb the s**t out of ’em. I would just bomb those suckers,” he said. Given that, launching the so-called “mother of all bombs” against an ISIS target makes a lot of sense. Replay More Videos … MUST WATCH …

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United Airlines just lost a lot of value

April 13, 2017

Image: BeautyLine/shutterstock Please buckle up, there’s some turbulence ahead. United Continental stock had a bumpy ride on Tuesday, at one point losing about $800 million in total value the day after a video of a man being dragged off a flight became a major news story. Shares in the company had declined about 3.8 percent in mid-morning trading, a steep drop for a major company like United. By late afternoon, United shares had recovered to be down about 1.5 percent, putting its hit …

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This banker’s relationship advice to grad school students is going viral

April 12, 2017

It’s not everyday that you get ‘relationship’ advice from a leading banker on a podium. Hence, when Shikha Sharma, who leads one of India’s biggest private banks, addressed students at IIM-A the country’s premier grad school and drew analogies between life partners and workplaces, everyone listened intently. SEE ALSO: 9 Tips for a Better company Culture Sharma, who’s an alumni of the illustrious IIM-A, considers choosing a spouse “the single most …

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To fight Amazon in India, Flipkart buying Ebay’s business in the country

April 11, 2017

Image: Getty Images Indias giant ecommerce company Flipkart is stepping up its efforts as competition from Amazon heats up in the nation. Flipkart announced Monday it has signed an agreement to acquire eBay India. SEE ALSO: Softbank reportedly wants to merge India’s top online retailers to take on Amazon As part of the deal, eBay will make a cash investment in Flipkart and hand over its India business to the Bangalore-based company. Neither of the companies shared how much cash …

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Here Are All The Advertisers Fleeing Bill O’Reilly’s Show

April 7, 2017

Since Monday night, more than 40 companies that advertise with Fox News have announced theyre splitting from the show a response to a bombshell New York Times reportindicating that OReilly and Fox News have paid around $13 million in settlements to address complaints brought by five of his former female colleagues. Fox News did not immediately respond to a question about whether any companies have pulled ads from the network entirely. Mercedes-Benz was the first company and one of six …

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Foul-mouthed chatbot wants to help women close the pay gap

April 5, 2017

… ad agency R/GA and is being promoted through a partnership between The Muse (a career site), Ladies Get Paid (a professional community for women), Reply.ai (a company that builds chatbots), and, PayScale (a firm that tracks salary information). Facebook users can find the bot by searching Facebook for “Ask Cindy Gallop” or by using this direct Messenger link. The bot wastes no time getting to the point. She asks for your employer’s zip code, your job title, and the number of …

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Should exercise be compulsory at work? – BBC News

April 5, 2017

Tech giant Google led the way in office gyms but Homes doesn’t believe a company has to have a gym on site, and says he encouraged staff to exercise even when they were a small start-up. “We made it clear that anyone could block off an hour for exercise during the day, provided it didn’t conflict with meetings and they made up the time (by having lunch at their desks, for instance).” And he believes it’s more than worth it. “I see employees return from …

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