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Acer just announced a $139 smartwatch with ‘stamina tracking’

There are plenty of fitness-themed smartwatches currently on the market, but most of them have one unfortunate detail in common: They’re pretty expensive. The Apple Watch Series 2 sells for $ 269, and the Android Wear-powered LG Watch Sport costs even more at $ 349. However, there’s a new alternative to the pricey luxury smartwatch: The $ 139 Acer Leap ...

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Watch: ‘Alien: Covenant’ prologue reveals ominous ‘Prometheus’ connection

YouTube / 20th Century Fox They reached their destination—but that was only the beginning. In “The Crossing,” the new prologue released for Alien: Covenant, director Ridley Scott shows how 2012’s Prometheus leads into the sequel. Elizabeth Shaw (Noomi Rapace) rebuilds android David (Michael Fassbender) and travels to the home planet of the Engineers, who were revealed to be the creators ...

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Everything a fit guy needs to know for April 2017

Buy this! Commute like a pro When it comes to your daily commute, I’m all for anything that gets you pedaling. But if you want to elevate your cycling game, invest in the new (and insanely affordable) Classic 2.0 Gotham Edition from Priority Bicycles. At a mere 26 pounds, it’s tough as nails, and it’s got a supercool, all-black stealth ...

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Watch: Rob Gronkowski crashes White House press briefing

Tom Szczerbowski/Getty Images Even in the White House, it’s just Gronk being Gronk. With the New England Patriots visiting on Wednesday to celebrate their epic Super Bowl victory, Rob Gronkowski decided to have some fun. [RELATED1] While Press Secretary Sean Spicer was in the middle of his daily media briefing, Gronkowski appeared from behind a curtain and offered to “help” ...

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Dana White: Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather contract coming ‘in a few days’

Isaac Brekken, Ezra Shaw/Getty Images UFC President Dana White dropped a bombshell on the world of boxing on Wednesday, saying that the long-rumored superfight between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather is getting closer to being finalized, and that he expects a final agreement ‘in a few days.’ “I think we get the McGregor side in the next couple of days. ...

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Powerfully Land a Small Number of Big Ideas

The single biggest key to extraordinary communication is one simple idea. All great communication is great precisely because it adheres to this principle, while all lousy communication is lousy expressly because it violates this same principle. And the principle is this: Whenever you communicate, what you are trying to do is: Powerfully Land a Small Number of Big Ideas That ...

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Training Top 125 Best Practice: Creating Leaders and Inspiring Management Behavior (CLIMB) at Iron Mountain

In 2010, the turnover rate for front-line managers and supervisors at information and asset management company Iron Mountain was 40 percent, costing the company millions of dollars in recruitment, onboarding, lost company knowledge, expertise, and potential leaders. Losing mid-level leaders at such a rate drained the succession pipeline and stifled innovation at the ground level. These realities signaled a deeper ...

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Engaging Employees in Cost-Control Efforts

The employee suggestion box may be as obsolete as the rotary telephone, but employees on the front lines remain an invaluable source of ideas for improvements that can help companies work smarter, faster, and leaner. No one is closer to the everyday waste and inefficiencies that can affect productivity, profitability, and customer relationships. Tapping into the collective wisdom of your ...

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