How to Make the Most of Facebook’s New Redesign

Elroy Mariano

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Old Facebook is going away; long live New Facebook, a redesign that will soon become permanent. Facebook has been taking to, well, Facebook, to warn its users that the old-school look will disappear in September. And unlike the current test of “New Facebook,” there will be no way to switch back if you’re not a fan.

So, let’s make New Facebook work for you—and I promise to stop calling it that if you promise to stop saying “DelEte FacEBooK!1!1!,” followed by your favorite expletive, in the comments. We get it. You’re allowed to hate any service you want, and others are free to use it for whatever reasons they want, too. OK?

The new sidebars are… something.

Do me a favor: Just don’t click on the “See More” icon on Facebook’s left-most primary sidebar, because it’s going to blow up and show you way,

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Precision Technologies Corp. Named to the America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies- Inc. 5000 and the Fast 100 Asian American Businesses

Elroy Mariano

MONMOUTH JUNCTION, N.J., Sept. 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Precision Technologies Corp., a leading full stack IT Company, announced today that it has been named to the annual America’s Fastest-Growing Private Companies – Inc. 5000 and to the Fast 100 Asian American Business. Precision Technologies Corp is ranked for its 71% growth, on annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. Additionally, it has been named by the US Pan Asian American Chamber of Commerce Education Foundation (USPAACC) as one of the “Fast 100 Asian American Businesses” – joining the country’s fastest-growing Asian American-owned companies, based on percentage of revenue growth over the immediate past two years. Precision’s diversified portfolio of technology solutions has yielded recognition from its clients, consultants, employees, and now the Inc. 5000 and USPAACC.

“I am so proud of the work our team has done to generate amazing results for

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Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney says rights of users and creators are ‘foundation’ of App Store dispute

Elroy Mariano

Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney says that Apple may have “lost all sight of the tech industry’s founding principles” after the tech giant stated in a countersuit Tuesday that the game developer’s App Store dispute is just a “basic disagreement over money.”

“Foremost among those principles: the device you own is yours,” Sweeney wrote in a Twitter thread Wednesday. “You’re free to use it as you wish. Configure it as you like, install software you choose, create your own apps, share them with friends. Your device isn’t lorded over by some all-powerful corporation.”

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He noted that the idea of users being able to use their devices as they wish is exactly what both Apple’s “1984” commercial and Fortnite’s “Nineteen Eighty-Fortnite” video are all about.

“This is EXACTLY what Apple’s 1984 commercial was all about. Making computing personal, overcoming the awful precedent of

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Men’s Journal Style & Design 2020: Best New Innovative Gear

Elroy Mariano

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Specialized Turbo Vado SL e-bike
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It took a small army of designers and engineers to build Specialized’s 33-pound, long-range Turbo Vado SL e-bike. A 320 Wh battery, plus a lightweight motor and fittings, created a ride you can actually lift, which still assists up to 28 mph. “You don’t need a big engine to get to top speed,” says Senior Product Manager Marco Sonderegger. “And, just because you have a big gas tank doesn’t mean you have big range. If the original 50-pound Turbo Vado was an F350, this one is a Prius.”

If the original 50-pound Turbo Vado was an F350, this one is a Prius.

The battery is hidden in the frame, and the bike’s so light you forget it’s electric—until you need a boost. The sleek setup comes with lights and a computer mount, as well as

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Creativity and Innovation: the Key for Businesses

Elroy Mariano

The world of organizations is a highly competitive and global environment making creativity crucial. Creativity is the driving force behind big ideas, challenging the employees’ way of thinking, and opens doors to new business opportunities. Creativity and innovation can be used interchangeably, but more often than not, are separate concepts. Creativity is a mechanism for being innovative. It is possible to have great ideas without being creative.

Importance of Creative People in Companies

Having creative people in your team allows for a more imaginative approach to solving business problems. What helps to set your business apart from others is the level of creativity possessed, which makes consumers desire your product and service over others. In most companies, only a small set of people is tasked with the responsibilities of creative work. Imagine the advantages that could be gained if your entire team is involved in the creative process. See Adobe Read More