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Unhappy Workplaces Look A Lot Like Unhappy Marriages

Not all negativity in the workplace is a bad sign. Common sense says employees who describe their workplace in negative terms are the ones that are more likely to leave it, but new research shows this isn’t the case. The study identified some forms of negativity are benign and can be tolerated, whereas others are loud and clear warning signs in terms of employee retention. Study participants were asked to describe their past experiences with the organisations they had worked for, both good and bad. What they described sounded a lot like they were talking about romantic relationships. This is important for employers because this means they can apply tools that are used to mend broke relationships for the purpose of staff retention.

Windows 10 Anniversary Update: Your Worst Horror Stories

Earlier in the week, we asked you to share your worst Windows 10 update horror stories on Lifehacker and Gizmodo. We were expecting horrible anecdotes. You delivered.

Nexus Phones Were For Android Enthusiasts, But Pixel Is For Everyone

The reviews are in and most agree, Google’s new Pixel phones are awesome. They also mark the death of the Nexus line. With the shift towards Pixels, Google is turning its eye from the experimental world of Nexus devices, to the bigger world of phone buyers everywhere.

Will It Sous Vide? Three Whole Meals In A Bag

Hello everyone, and welcome back to Will It Sous Vide?, the weekly column where I make whatever crazy (edible) thing you want me to with my immersion circulator.

Meet Switch: Nintendo's Crazy-Arse New Console

The successor to the Wii U has arrived and it’s called the Switch. It’s portable, it’s cute and it’s weird as all get out. Watch the three-minute Nintendo Switch trailer right here.

Re-Watch The Explosive Final US Presidential Debate Here

The final US presidential debate is over and now the US population must decide who to vote for. As expected, Donald Trump came out swinging, calling Hillary Clinton a “nasty woman” and hinting that he may not accept the results of the election. No, really. Watch the entire clash unfold right here.

Windows Update Ruins Lives

Windows Update is frustrating as shit at the best of times. Windows 10 updates are even worse. Windows 10’s big-ass Anniversary Update? That takes the cake.

Lovehacker: How Can I Find A Date In A New City?

Dear Lovehacker, I moved to a new city recently and don’t know anyone locally. Do you have some advice on how to meet new people? (I’m single and looking!)

Oracle Issues 253 Security Patches Across 76 Products

Oracle’s latest quarterly security update contains 253 patches for 76 of its enterprise products including databases, operating systems, Java and networking components. Among the security bugs that the update addresses, 15 of them are rated critical, some of which allow for remote exploitation by attackers without authentication in Java Standard Edition (SE) and Oracle’s database offerings. Here’s what you need to know.

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