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Corporate Customers Flock To Anti-Snooping App Silent Circle

Thanks to the NSA privacy scandal, business is booming for services that claim they can keep mobile phone communications away from prying eyes and ears. One of the most high profile among them is Silent Circle, a National Harbour, Maryland-based firm whose monthly revenue has increased more than …

Law and Justice and George Zimmerman

The exoneration of Travyon Martin's killer is a stark reminder of the limitations of our judicial systems and the choices we make about the laws under which we live.<p>In the next few hours and days you'll likely be inundated with analysis and commentary and solemn expressions of outrage or joy about …

Elizabeth Warren Introducing A Bill That Would Be Wall Street's Worst Nightmare

Glass-Steagall is the 1933 law that separated commercial and investment banking. Back in 1999 it was repealed by the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act at the urging of Wall Street heavyweights like then-Citi CEO Sandy Weill.<p>Then the financial crisis happened. Many banks failed and others got swallowed up into …

The Future 50: Best Places For Millennials To Work

There has been much talk of Millennials, the generation born after 1980. Within the mix of reports on exactly where they stand on money, work, food and life, there seems to be no consensus. Are Millennials merely the “lazy” generation as some purport, and ultimately responsible for the demise of …

The 25 Best Tech Companies To Work For In 2013

With help from Glassdoor.com, we've put together a list of the 25 tech companies whose own employees rate them most highly.<p>The reviewers account for culture, lifestyle, and what you can learn while working there.<p>All the reviews and ratings taken into account are from the past 12 months, and only …

The Workplace

Hollywood Went Crazy On Twitter Over Ridiculous TV Movie 'Sharknado'

If you weren't watching SyFy's latest original made-for-TV movie last night, you missed out on a big television event.<p>The film, starring Tara Reid and former "90210" star Ian Ziering, rocked Twitter last night, trending for hours on end.<p>"Sharknado" quickly gained attention after SyFy released a …

Saks, Neiman Marcus seek capital, consider deals

Luxury stores for sale: Good or bad for shoppers?<p>Talk about a designer sale.<p>Hudson's Bay, the Canadian owner of Lord & Taylor, is circling Saks Fifth Ave., considering a purchase, Meanwhile, Neiman Marcus' private equity owners -- TPG Capital and Warburg Pincus -- have made the first moves toward …

How To Reduce Copyright Lawsuits And Make The Internet A Better Place To Share Content

What do you get when you mix the Internet, millions of content creators, and a growing list of social media and networking sites that support media sharing and remixing? A lot of complicated copyright questions—and plenty of litigation as well.<p>For example, on June 26, New York-based photographer …

A brunch-lover’s guide to New York City

Ahh, brunch. One part omelette, two parts mimosa, three parts coffee – life’s sweet distraction when the workweek is nigh. Though not a uniquely New York 'thing' <i>per se</i>, there’s no other city that takes its breakfast-lunch combustion quite as seriously as the Big Apple and every visitor should take …

From beginner to selling my app in the app store in 2 months

I’ve read many posts in the past asking how to get started learning to code, or asking what people should do next after they’ve finished Code Academy. I wanted to give my story thus far to help others get started, because I’m currently on a “progress high” from how exciting it is to make an app.<p><b>“No</b> …

How to Order Foreign Foods

Why is it that the best restaurants are always French or Italian and you have to be able to speak those languages to order? Some restaurants, usually in tourist areas of foreign cities, will supply an English menu, or you may find and English translation in smaller type next to the native …