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Was Google’s Real Victim You?

THEY MOVE SLOWLY in Europe. On Wednesday the European Commission sent a formal “ Statement of Objections” to Google alleging that the Mammoth of Mountain View violated antitrust law. The investigation itself dates back to 2010; it has been shambling along for longer than The Walking Deadhas been on air. …

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There’s a Difference Between Cooperation and Collaboration

There’s a Difference Between Cooperation and Collaboration

Everyone seems to agree that collaboration across functions is critical for major projects and initiatives. The reality, however, is that meshing the skills and resources of different departments, each focused on its own distinct targets, to achieve a larger organizational goal is much easier said than done. In fact, it …

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US Specialty Vehicles Bringing Military Style to the Street

US Specialty Vehicles bringing military style to the street

California boutique automaker US Specialty Vehicles (USSV) is now selling a military-style truck called the Rhino GX. The massive SUV is built on a Ford F-450 chassis and features an up-armored style that might cause an MRAP to give it the right of way. It’s not actually bulletproof or bombproof, but has a …

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The 16 Most Socially Advanced Countries in the World

The 16 Most Socially Advanced Countries in the World

The Social Progress Index is a metric that measures progress through fulfillment of basic human needs (rather than traditional indicators of economic growth). Social Progress Imperative First released in 2013, the Social Progress Index (SPI) measures a comprehensive array of components of social and environmental performance, aggregating them into an overall framework. The index, which …

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4 Ways to Improve Your Brain Health

4 Ways to Improve Your Brain Health

The human brain is the most extraordinary and complex object in the known universe, a kilogram and a half of soft tissue that, at its peak, leaves computers behind with its endless capacity for problem solving, innovation and invention. So it’s a little surprising that only recently has the concept …

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