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41% of Recent College Graduates Overqualified for Current Job

41% of Recent College Graduates Overqualified for Current Job

A new survey has found that 41 percent of recent college graduates find themselves in work that does not require a college degree. Accenture, one of the world’s largest consulting firms, surveyed 1,005 new workers who graduated in 2011 and 2012 (without going to graduate school) to compare job realities with the expectations of the ...

Smartphones: Your “Remote Control for Life”

Smartphones: Your “Remote Control for Life”

Most college kids these days spend an exorbitant amount of time on their smartphones. When the Facebook app became available 24/7, it was basically game over for productivity. Fortunately, these amazing little devices are good for more than just stalking that chick from Anthropology of Social Classes, and may soon have an even larger hand ...

CISPA: The Cliffnotes Version

CISPA: The Cliffnotes Version

If you spend a lot of time online, especially on Facebook, you should definitely know what CISPA is. The Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act is that little piece of paper that allows/requires technology companies to share the information they’ve harvested from their customers with the United States Government. It’s meant to protect the United States government ...

Volkswagen’s iBeetle is All About iPhone Integration

Volkswagen’s iBeetle is All About iPhone Integration

Rumors of Apple creating everything from a television to a watch have become common, but a new partnership with Volkswagen is bringing the company one step closer to an iCar. Unveiled at the 2013 Shanghai Auto Show in China, the German carmaker’s new iPhone-integrated iBeetle features a dedicated dashboard docking station and a special Beetle ...

CISPA Clears House, Online Privacy Advocates Urge Action

CISPA Clears House, Online Privacy Advocates Urge Action

The US House of Representatives voted in favor of passing HR 624, also known as the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA), earlier today by a vote of 288 to 127, drawing intense criticism from online privacy advocacy groups such as the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) as ...

Georgetown’s Business School to Offer Meditation Class

Georgetown’s Business School to Offer Meditation Class

The practice of meditation is growing in recognition as it helps business leaders deal with the complications that rise from a fast-paced and complex industry, according to Georgetown University. During a conference in Washington last week, Georgetown announced it would be soon be offering a semester-long class on mediation at its McDonough School of Business. ...