A leader's body language and state of mind can do a great deal to inspire confidence or uncertainty among employees, Sangeeth Varghese writes. "You have an obligation, though it isn't easy, to make sure you're giving out the right cues at all times, now matter how you really feel," he writes.
Many of the most successful iPhone applications were the earliest releases. Consequently, iPad app developers, many of whom snapped up the Apple tablets over the weekend, are rushing to fine-tune their offerings for launch. "Once we saw how many apps were already available for the iPad, we realized we needed to jump on it right away," said Igor Pusenjak, co-creator of the iPhone app Doodle Jump.
Microsoft will introduce its "Project Pink" line of smartphones that focus on social networking next week, a bid to win over young consumers, according to company insiders. The phones, code named "Turtle" and "Pure," will feature touch screens and a slide-out keyboard, and they will be designed to integrate with sites such as Facebook and Twitter.