• LIFE
    A new push for end-of-life planning begins in the church pew

    Pastor Gloria White-Hammond speaks with parishioners after a Sunday service at Boston’s Bethel AME Church. White-Hammond wants to get all 600 congregants to write down their end-of-life wishes and discuss them with their families. It would feel like murder to pull her life support,” a young woman tells the doctor. The woman sits by a […]

  • NEWS
    In the News: Slack, Zoho Unveil New Features and Offerings

    If you use tools like Slack to communicate and collaborate with your team, innovative new features can make a big difference in the success of your projects. And Slack just unveiled a new feature that lets you share control of your screen with team members. But Slack isn’t the only tool out there to help […]

  • SUCCESS
    A new formula for success

    They designed and tested a Formula vehicle, and what’s more they vroomed into the finals of a prestigious automobile-making contest. A group of students from MIT Chromepet — identified as Team Royalz — made it to the finals of Supra, a national-level competition that tests the ability of engineering students, especially those specialising in automotive […]

  • PODCASTS
    ‘Deadly Manners’ is a new podcast starring LeVar Burton, Kristen Bell, Anna Chlumsky and RuPaul

    Podcasts are a growing area of interest even for media companies that typically work in TV and other formats, and AMC/Sundance is extending its bet on making something of streaming audio. The show is called “Deadly Manners,” and it’s a fictional murder mystery with some big-name stars, including Kristen Bell, Anna Chlumsky, RuPaul, LeVar Burton, […]

  • PODCASTS
    The New Bedtime Story Is a Podcast

    Ben Stone-Zelman, who plays Luke on the paranormal podcast show “The Ghost of Jessica Majors,” says his character is “like a nerd for ghosts.” CreditBryan Anselm for The New York Times James Kee, a 7-year-old from San Francisco, has found something even better than TV. Since the NPR podcast for kids “Wow in the World” debuted […]

  • STARTUPS
    Samsung Introduces Powerful New Galaxy Note 8 at Unpacked Event

    With battery issues hopefully behind it, Samsung introduced the new Galaxy Note 8 at an Unpacked event on Wednesday. The new version has some big advancements that should make it a viable business tool for small businesses. The Galaxy Note 7 — and others before it — was a popular business tool and has a loyal following. Samsung’s President of […]

  • ENTREPRENEURS
    New T-Mobile REVVL Smartphone Should Fit Small Business Budget

    A smartphone for only $5 per month can give your small business an affordable solution to bring your workforce together, which is what T-Mobile (NYSE:PCS) has done with the REVVL. A Look at the T-Mobile REVVL At only $125, the T-Mobile REVVL is a smartphone with features good enough to perform all basic communication, image capturing, […]