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'Highly confidential' documents reveal Facebook used VPN app to track competitors

Newly public documents reveal just how paranoid Facebook was of its potential competitors and shines new light on some of the company's most important acquisitions.  The internal documents, made public as part of a cache of documents released
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A Wild and Crazy New Model of Employment

Companies today adhere to a decades-old recruitment process originally designed for in-person paper applications — a pre-Internet, one-company-for-life era that has quickly passed us by. The Internet increased our visibility of choice and ease of
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You Don’t Need to Code to Source With A.I.

Are you intimidated by all this talk of digital transformation and artificial intelligence implementation? Do you feel like you don’t have the tech-savvy or coding knowledge to get started? In the world of recruiting, we’re often faced with too many
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Are You Committing Career Malpractice?

Do you know X? I noticed a job posting and when I checked the company, it showed that you had connections there. Let me know if you know her. Like you, I get these from friends from time-to-time as they...
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Growers compete to up THC, but how high can you really get?

This post is part of our High-tech High series, which explores weed innovations, and our cultural relationship with cannabis, as legalization in several U.S. states, Canada, and Uruguay moves the market further out of the shadows. These days, there'
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Achieving Your Potential

A famous art professor died and went to heaven. At the Pearly Gates, the professor asked St. Peter, “Sir, I spent most of my life on earth studying great art, but I have a question that has puzzled me for 30 years: Who was the greatest painter in
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There's a robot dog empire in the making and Boston Dynamics has some worthy competitors – Genius Moments

This year's International Conference for Robotics and Systems was like a clash of the robot dog titans as a video emerged of the Boston Dynamics SpotMini hanging out with the ANYbotics robot, called ANYmal.  According to ANYbotics' cofounder P
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Fat Bear Week is here: Your complete guide to nature’s most exciting competition

Welcome to Fat Bear Week at Mashable! Each fall, Katmai National Park holds a competition as Alaska’s brown bears finish fattening up for their long winter hibernation. This year, Mashable is getting in on the salmon-munching action. Check
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Resourcefulness = “Of Coursefulness”

A firm needed a researcher. Applicants were a scientist, an engineer and an economist. Each was given a stone, a piece of string and a stopwatch and told to determine a certain building’s height. The scientist went to the rooftop, tied the stone to

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