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5 morning workouts for all-day energy

Just the thought of working out first thing in the morning sounds like drudgery. And to makes matters work, you typically work late, wake up late, …

Freight Startups Attract Silicon Valley’s Attention

Investors are funding dozens of startups with plans to take the low-tech business of arranging cargo shipments online<p>By<p>Erica E. Phillips<p>Erica E. Phillips<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@eephillips_wsj<p>Erica.Phillips@wsj.com<p>Silicon Valley investors are piling into companies that want to drag the …

Venture Capital

Former top Obama aides join pro-Hillary effort

Former senior aides to President Barack Obama's re-election campaign have signed onto a prominent super PAC dedicated to helping promote Hillary Clinton for president in 2016.<p>Ready for Hillary announced Wednesday that it had partnered with 270 Strategies, an upstart Democratic grassroots consulting …

Why This CEO Doesn’t Own A Car: The Rise Of Dis-Ownership

Sunrun CEO Lynn Jurich knows a thing or two about our society’s increasing shift toward the sharing economy.<p>Editor’s Note<p>Check out our earlier profile of SunRun co-CEO Lynn Jurich here.<p>I know it may seem odd for a business executive, but I don’t even own a car.<p>We’re living at a time when a major …

Great Depression

Leo's Star-Studded Auction Makes Millions For the Environment

Leonardo DiCaprio teamed up with Christie's to cohost the 11th Hour Auction in NYC last night. It was a successful event for Leo since the auction reportedly raised $35 million to benefit environmental and wildlife conservation efforts, almost doubling the goal of $18 million. He had the support of …

Intuit Q3 Earnings Rise 12 Percent

Intuit Inc.’s fiscal third-quarter earnings rose 12 percent as the company attracted more online customers for its small business services.<p>For the …

Charles Ramsey Is an Internet Hero for All the Wrong Reasons

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>No one is saying that Charles Ramsey isn't worthy of the "hero" mantle. He helped save three women …

California seems likely to ban fracking

Have environmentalists already won the war over fracking in California?<p>It’s starting to look that way. A trio of bills swiftly moving through the state’s legislature would ban hydraulic fracturing, also called fracking, until the practice is deemed safe.<p>The bills are among nine pieces of …

Fracking

9 Signs That Americans Will See Solar Power Everywhere Within The Decade

It's another sign that, as we've recently discussed, solar is booming.<p>The main reason is China, which has so thoroughly flooded the global market with cheap parts that today, Europe slapped them with a new tariff.<p>As Bloomberg's Bruce Einhorn wrote last yea r, "China's solar panel industry has …

Lookout demonstrates how easy it is to hack a phone

Lookout CEO John Hering showed everyone just how easy it is for a phone to be hacked. At <i>All Thing’s D’s</i> conference, <i>D: Dive Into Mobile</i>, Hering worked …

Mobile

Bitcoin’s largest market crashes after wild price swing

Trading in bitcoin today (times in GMT)<p>This is just a taste of what’s to come.<p>The largest market for trading bitcoins, Tokyo-based startup Mt. Gox, went down for about an hour today, after the alternative currency’s value swung more than 20% this morning. It’s clear as day in the charts above, and …

Cryptocurrency

Ex-Goldman Sachs trader faces securities fraud charge after surrender to FBI

A former Goldman Sachs trader surrendered to FBI agents Wednesday amid accusations that he concealed a $8.3bn futures bet that went wrong.<p>Matthew …