Zachary Silverstein

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Google May Have Won the Waze War

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Popular mapping-app Waze has been a hot commodity in the tech world recently, fetching offers from …

How to Handle A Lowball Investment Offer; Young Entrepreneurs Provide 8 Pointers

<i>The following answers are provided by the Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC), an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young</i> …

18 Business Lessons I Learned in 18 Years

Do you remember where you were when you saw the Internet for the first time? I do. I was working at Henry Holt and an assistant asked me to check out …

The sequester may start to show in data

WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — So far, signs that sequestration and higher tax rates have damaged the economy have been few and far between.<p>The White …

Cheap credit has inflated the markets, and we could be in for a crash landing

During the past four centuries, there have been five occasions when major credit bubbles have led to stonking crashes. Tulip mania in 17th-century …

Why everything geeks think they know about Kickstarter is wrong

Kickstarter has been described as the Home Shopping Network for geeks—picture an online version of the Sharper Image catalog and an investment platform for tech startups having a baby. But this is the wrong way to think about Kickstarter, because the site’s founders have actually shied away from …

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Young, black and buried in debt: How for-profit colleges prey on African-American ambition

Useless degrees are now too-good-to-be-true tickets to the American Dream — targeted at those who can’t afford it<p>There are a few dictums that have enjoyed pride of place in black American families alongside “Honor your parents” and “Do unto others” since at least Emancipation. One of them is this: …