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Inside Obama's Stealth Startup

President Obama has quietly recruited top tech talent from the likes of Google and Facebook. Their mission: to reboot how government works.<p>For Eric Maland, the whole thing goes back to that San Francisco wedding. Mikey wasn’t there—well, wait, actually, Mikey was there. But Eric didn’t meet him at …

Silicon Valley

Read the rest of the comic here:  Christopher Columbus was awful (but this other guy was not)  

Read the rest of the comic here: Christopher Columbus was awful (but this other guy was not)

At Amazon, It’s All About Cash Flow

In a few days, Amazon will report its quarterly earnings. If recent quarters are any indication, there will be a lot of worried talk before and after the announcement about the company’s minuscule or perhaps even negative profits. If its stock price continues to slide downward, the story will …

The Best Paper Airplane: How to Make a Paper Airplane | The Art of Manliness

There are many skills fathers should pass on to their children: how to ride a bike, how to skip a stone, and of course, how to make a paper airplane. …

The Truth About Mobile Advertising? It’s a House of Cards

Like last year and the year before that, 2014 has been dubbed the “Year of Mobile” when ad dollars would start to catch up to smartphone usage. With …

Digital Advertising

This Year’s Best Commuter Bikes for Any Budget

<i>Last Updated October, 2017: We’ve added new picks and insights. Prices and links have also been updated.</i><p><b>Editor’s Choice:</b>Trek CrossRip 2<p>Trek designed …

How to identify consumers across devices

Mobile is obviously doing well, but marketers are finding that consumers’ use of it can be confounding. Top on the list: cross-device. For example, …

Ellen Degeneres

Data Goes Best With a Good Story (and Vice Versa)

Storytelling with data is having its moment in the journalism world. After leaving <i>The New York Times</i> last year, Nate Silver has launched his new data journalism venture with ESPN , former <i>Washington Post</i> blogger and columnist Ezra Klein is expanding his chart-filled approach beyond public policy at …

Why Engineers Make Great CEOs

They’re detail-oriented, analytical and trained in systematic problem-solving. Engineers’ basic qualities make them good candidates for the …

comScore Media Metrix® Ranks Top 50 U.S. Desktop Web Properties for March 2014

Press Release<p><b>Pharmacy Sites Spring to the Rescue for Seasonal Allergies</b><b><br>Americans Go Online to Book Their Spring Break and Summer Travel Plans</b><p><b>RESTON,</b> …

Don’t Let Incumbents Hold Back the Future

Like many other people, I thought the (thankfully temporary) decision by the French Council of State to force Uber and other app-based car summoning services to bake in a 15-minute delay, so as not to compete unfairly with taxis, was a classic example of Eurosclerosis, of Gallic <i>dirigisme</i> run amok, …

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