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5 Open Office Nightmares and How to Survive Them

Between the constant chitchat and swarm of germs, you may want to run and hide. But these tips can help you keep calm and carry on. This one item will change your life. It’s a productivity hack and a stress buster. It’s a privacy protector and a work-life balancer. It’s a buzzword-loaded beauty, and if you’re fancy, it’s made of ...

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U.S. Patent office rules against Redskins name trademark

Football Newsday > Sports Originally published: June 18, 2014 10:35 AMUpdated: June 18, 2014 11:09 AMBy THE ASSOCIATED PRESS   Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III (10) watches the fourth quarter during a preseason game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. (Aug. 29, 2013) (Credit: AP) WASHINGTON – The U.S. Patent Office ruled Wednesday that the Washington Redskins nickname is “disparaging ...

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The man who defined net neutrality is running for office in New York

Many will tell you to run for office if you really want to change the political status quo. Tim Wu, the professor who defined the term “net neutrality,” has clearly taken that advice to heart — he’s now running for lieutenant governor in New York… Engadget RSS Feed

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Wife defeats husband in race for Maine office

Google Jennifer Johnson, who is a Democrat, faced off against her Republican husband for a warden seat on the Waterville Democratic City Committee in the Maine town. It must have been an awkward night in the Johnson household, after Jennifer Johnson defeated husband David in a local race in Maine. Jennifer Johnson, who is a Democrat, faced off against ...

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Reddit Co-Founder Wants ‘More Nerds in Office’

Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanion believes more tech-savvy staffers on the Hill has contributed to Congress backing away from laws curbing Internet freedom. Washington is known for its wonks and hired geeks, but “more nerds in office” would bring more tech savvy to Capitol Hill, says Alexis Ohanion, co-founder of social news website Reddit. Startup investor and Internet freedom advocate Ohanion ...

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