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About Laura Close

Managing Editor | writer, editor, nerd, feminist, and lover of grammar.
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The Best Smart Home Innovations from CES 2018
4 weeks ago

The Best Smart Home Innovations from CES 2018

CES 2018 had a plethora of amazing consumer products, but these smart home innovations were our favorites.

Another New Year, another CES drawn to a close. The 2018 Consumer Electronics …
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How to Survive the Facebook News Feed Changes
1 month ago

How to Survive the Facebook News Feed Changes

We chatted with the founder of Social Media Examiner to learn more about Facebook’s News Feed algorithm changes and what they mean for your business.

At the beginning of each …
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CES 2018 Day Three: Digital Healthcare
1 month ago

CES 2018 Day Three: Digital Healthcare

A few of the digital healthcare products to hit the showroom follow at CES 2018.

The Consumer Electronics Show is literally chock full of items for your home to make …
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Smart Home Security & Devices Take Center Stage After Blackout at CES Day 2
1 month ago

Smart Home Security & Devices Take Center Stage After Blackout at CES Day 2

A blackout didn’t stop these smart home products from shining.

Nothing like the irony of the Consumer Electronics Show—which consumes a lot of, well, electricity for those electronics—experiencing a blackout …
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LG OLED Displays Take the Day & Other Highlights from CES 2018 Day One
1 month ago

LG OLED Displays Take the Day & Other Highlights from CES 2018 Day One

The Consumer Electronics Show 2018 (CES 2018) is here, and day one seems to be all about displays.

Stealing the spotlight, at least for a little while, were LG OLED …
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Holiday Deals Buoy Spending in 2017
2 months ago

Holiday Deals Buoy Spending in 2017

Consumers went big in 2017 and took advantage of the holiday deals for Christmas.

With the astronomical number of store closures in the retail industry this year, you’d assume that …
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Bloomberg Billionaires Index Infographic: China Top with Most Billionaires
2 months ago

Bloomberg Billionaires Index Infographic: China Top with Most Billionaires

According to the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, the top one percent of the economy added over $1 trillion in wealth this year.

The one percent lives on bigger and better than …
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Sports Apparel’s First Ceiling Smasher: Shaz Kahng
2 months ago

Sports Apparel’s First Ceiling Smasher: Shaz Kahng

Sometimes, you have to zag when everyone zigs.

Consider the following scenario:

You’re a young and driven manager at a consulting firm, working hard to become partner. Months of late …
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