Yahoo! Inc. appointing Marissa Mayer as its new CEO is being hailed as a victory for women in technology, women business leaders, and even for mothers in the workplace. But it is not a signal that parity has been reached.
Last week's Google gathering on how to combat organized crime garnered headlines, but many questions remain unanswered.
A familiar old word picks up a distinctive new use to describe those who actually create new stuff in the economy.
Yahoo's new CEO, Marissa Mayer, takes over the company after years of unsuccessful leaders. Hours after Yahoo announced her position, Mayer announced that she is pregnant with a baby boy due in October. 'Having it all' has taken on a new meaning.
Digg, one of the first social media sites, was bought on Thursday by development firm Betaworks for $500,000 – a fraction of its value in the late 2000s. Betaworks has a plan to "take Digg back to its startup roots."
Microsoft is poised to snap up Yammer, according to one news outlet. But what is Yammer, exactly?
If Europe doesn’t get its act together on the debt crisis, prosperity will suffer and dangerous political fragmentation will set in. But if Europe succeeds in converging toward Germany's standards, what becomes of the convivial cultures of the south – Italy, Spain, and Greece?