Ashita Achuthan

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The Three Jobs of Product Management

No matter how hard and long you work, there are only 24 hours in a day. If you don’t want to have a psychotic break, you probably work 8–12 hours a …

Think Technology and Business are Confusing Now? Wait Until The Third Wave

In little less than a decade, we have gone from only using phones to talk to using phones for almost everything- – social media, emails, games, apps, …

Small Business

Dear Female Founder - An Open Letter to Inspire future Women Entrepreneurs

<b>This letter was first published in "Dear Female Founder" edited by Lu Li.</b><p><i>I am delighted to be one of 66 Female Founders sharing our entrepreneurial wisdom to inspire other women entrepreneurs. Together we have raised over $85 million in investment, generated over $1 billion in revenue and created</i> …

How This Startup Is Using Coding Battles to Help Developers Land Jobs

How CodeFights is aiming to bring meritocracy to the 21st century.<p>For aspiring developers, there are plenty of months-long coding bootcamps you can turn to in order to get JavaScript and Python on your resume. But for some tech companies, those skills aren't enough if you don't have an Ivy League …

Twitter shares jump 5% on report that Google is working with Lazard on a possible bid

Twitter stock increased more than 4 percent after a report today claiming that Google has tapped financial advisory firm Lazard to help it consider bidding on Twitter.<p>Google worked with Lazard for its acquisition of Apigee earlier this year, according to Bloomberg, citing an unnamed source.<p>Disney …

Evan Williams

Harnessing Happiness to Build Your Career — Advice from an Uber Product Leader

<i>As told to the First Round Review by</i> <b>Frederique Dame</b><i>, most recently a product leader at</i> <b>Uber</b><i>, and before that at</i> <b>SmugMug</b><i>,</i> <b>Photobucket</b> <i>and</i> <b>Yahoo!</b><i>. Here, she</i> …

Slack New User Experience Improvements

I’ve been a long time Slack user at work and for fun (I’m currently a part of 10 Slack groups that I have either started or joined). Slack’s current …

5 Questions with Diana Kimball (PM at Quip)

Meet Diana Kimball, Product Manager at Quip and one of our speakers at the Women in Product conference in September! Quip is a San Francisco startup …

5 Questions with Yardley Ip Pohl (General Manager at Trulia Rentals)

Yardley Ip Pohl is the General Manager of Rentals at Trulia (a Zillow Group brand) and moderator of our Leadership panel at the Women in Product …

5 Questions with Natalia Burina (Director of Product Management at Salesforce)

See how Natalia Burina, Director of Product Management at Salesforce, answered our questions about her career as a PM. Natalia will be speaking on …

5 Questions with Nisha Victor, Sr. Director of Product Management at Shopkick

<i>Nisha Victor</i> <i>is a founding member of</i> <i>Women In Product</i> <i>and Sr. Director of Product Management at</i> <i>Shopkick</i><i>. Previously, Nisha held Product Management roles</i> …

5 Questions with Aparna Chennapragada (Director of Product and Engineering of Google Now)

<i>Aparna</i> <i>leads Product and Engineering for</i> <i>Google Now</i> <i>and is a speaker at the</i> <i>Women In Product</i> <i>conference on Sept 13th. Here, she talks to us about striking</i> …

5 Questions with Fidji Simo, Director of Product at Facebook

<i>Fidji Simo</i> <i>is Director of Product at</i> <i>Facebook</i> <i>and a founding member of</i> <i>Women In Product</i><i>. She will be moderating the Lean In Panel at the Women In Product</i> …

New app co-created by Elon Musk’s estranged wife could be a game-changer for retail

When 24-year-old author and entrepreneur Stacey Ferreira dropped out of NYU last year to participate in the Thiel Fellowship, the grant program …

Startups

Why having women in tech obscure their identity online is a stupid idea

A response to John Greathouse’s sexist WSJ post<p>John Greathouse, partner at Rincon Ventures, wrote a WSJ post recently about why professional women …

Three really real questions about the future of virtual reality

As Oculus Rift pre-orders begin, debate remains about how mainstream VR will be, whether it’s about more than games, and what it’ll do to humans<p>Is 2016 the year that virtual reality (VR) finally makes its breakthrough as a mainstream technology? That’s a question for its evangelists and sceptics to …

Virtual Reality

Meet the makers behind 5 VR and gaming innovations at CES

CES: Beyond the tech<p>These are the people behind 5 incredible virtual reality and gaming innovations<p>By Scott Muska<p>Promoted by<p>CES: Beyond the tech<p>These …

Oculus VR's Botched Launch Is A Consequence Of Poor Communication And Leadership Decisions

This week, Facebook’s Oculus launched the much awaited Oculus Rift VR headset with final pricing. However, the launch was not received with the fanfare that many had expected, even though Facebook’s Oculus was finally making their headset available to the public after years of development. The …

Ready Player One

Smart windows are the next frontier for connected homes

Window to the future<p>Architecture's most iconic design element is getting an upgrade<p>By Stephanie Walden<p>Promoted by<p>Window to the future<p>Architecture's …

The 20 best breakfast recipes: part 4

Vivek Singh’s masala omelette<p>This is quite simply my kind of soul food. I remember taking masala omelette and bread in my lunch box pretty much every day of my 10-odd years of school. I don’t care if it’s cooked too much or soft, whether cold or hot, I can have a masala omelette any day of the …

Breakfast

What Happens Now After Greece Rejects Bailout Terms?

Partying on the streets of Athens overnight spelled out a Europe-wide hangover on Monday, after more than 61 percent of Greeks voted to reject tough economic bailout conditions. While the poll marked a victory for Greece's fiery Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, it threatened to jeopardize further the …

Europe

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