Now you, too, can become the Klingon you always wanted to be with this fan-made parody video that breaks down the steps to success.
A new Web app, InPowr, helps you take an inventory of your state of mind, and take action to improve it.
Commentary: Smitten with a geek? Take care how you treat us. We love as fiercely as Vulcans but can just as easily turn into rabid Ewoks.
Want to "Level Up Your Life"? In his new book, Nerd Fitness founder Steve Kamb turns to video games and other geeky pursuits to show you how.
Porn has company at the bottom of the e-business food chain - self help.
Quit whining and take constructive steps toward a fulfilling career, consultant Steve Tobak writes. First piece of advice: don't get a self-help book.
Banter has raised $20 million in a third round of funding, led by previous investor Mayfield. San Francisco-based Banter has raised a total of $35 million. The company develops natural-language automation software designed to help in areas such as customer relationship applications, which include e-mail and online self-help features.
Kanisa announced Tuesday that it received more than $30 million in its fifth round of funding, led by Meritech Capital Partners. Other investors included Ernst & Young, NIF Ventures, Sierra Ventures and Worldview Technology Partners. Cupertino, Calif.-based Kanisa provides software and services designed to help companies offer their customers online self help in getting their questions answered. The company has raised a total of $75.4 million.
Intuit's software line now includes products from self-help legal publisher Nolo, as part of a new marketing alliance between the two companies. Quicken Lawyer 2002 Personal Deluxe, which offers legal documents related to family issues and assets, will include Nolo's WillMaker and Living Trust Maker. The $42 software package covers topics such as power of attorney, estate taxes, health care directives and funeral planning. Quicken Lawyer 2002 Business Deluxe features Nolo's Small Business Pro, a program with more than 150 legal forms. The $48 software also includes information on choosing a company name and a domain name and dealing with tax rules, employee lawsuits and business contracts. The products are available on Berkeley, Calif.-based Nolo's Web site.
Core Networks said it received funding from Royal Bank Capital Partners and Intel Capital on top of its $10.5 million second round. The Canadian company, however, declined to specify the amount of the additional funding. Core Networks, which has raised in excess of $12.5 million to date, markets software to cable operators to monitor and manage high-speed Internet cable networks, as well as offer customer support and self-help services. See complete list.