Marc Andreessen

HPE CEO Meg Whitman Is Stepping Down. Here's What She Says About Her Next Move

Meg Whitman, the CEO of Hewlett Packard Enterprise, is stepping down from that post after more than six years at the helm, the company said …

Tech Industry

Blockchain marketing: A look at the technology landscape and emerging players

As we covered in part two advertising will most likely be the first function to be attacked as blockchain, the technology underpinning Bitcoin, …

Bitcoin

Bitcoin $20,000 Before Zero

Welcome back to Mind Over Money. I'm Kevin Cook, your field guide and story teller for the fascinating arena of behavioral economics.<p>Last week we …

Bitcoin

Twitter confirms it’s testing a tweetstorm feature

Twitter confirms it’s testing a feature that allows users to more easily create “tweetstorms” – those series of connected tweets that have grown to be a popular workaround for Twitter’s character count limitations. The feature, which was recently spotted in the wild, offers a new interface for …

Technology

Why Aren’t Foundations Actually Helping Their Grantees Like VCs?

I was recently interviewed by a collaborating team from three high profile foundations/LLCs. Their primary question: “How do we find and cultivate …

Venture Capital

CEOs Should Think Like Founders, Not Just Managers

In 2001 the list of companies with the highest market caps was dominated by blue chips. General Electric, Microsoft, ExxonMobil, Walmart, and CitiGroup — all were businesses led by managers who were experts in efficiency and optimization and who grew their businesses by making them work better than …

Satya Nadella

Advice To My 15-Year-Old Self -- Insight From Successful Executives

Success is very subjective. How we define “success” can vary greatly from one individual to the next. No matter where you start from, how you’re raised, or what experiences you have in life, though, the journey to success generally teaches some important lessons as well. I reached out to a number …

Success

Tesla Is A Software Company

Tesla is a software company. This isn’t just semantics. It has important implications.<p>Tesla is working on two major software efforts: self driving …

Business

How Silicon Valley Exploits Consumers in Order to "Serve Mankind"

Silicon Valley leaders propose a society in which personal freedoms are near absolute and government regulations wither away, writes Noam Cohen. In …

Liberal View

Reddit And Violent Speech: Can Hate Be Banned?

There is no clear consensus on how to draw the line between free speech and hate speech.<p>When the media talks about social media and the impact hate speech and Russian political tactics are having on civil society, they list the best-known social networks.<p>However, one of the most popular and …

Censorship

Digital currencies hit record $200 billion value

Cryptocurrencies aggregate value hit record highs on Friday, with their market capitalization jumping to $200 billion, according to CoinMarketCap.<p>The …

Cryptocurrency

Workers Displaced by Machines Could Become Caregivers for Humans

Sooner or later, the US will face mounting job losses due to advances in automation, artificial intelligence, and robotics. Automation has emerged as …

Robots

October's "Rule Breakers" Mailbag and Variety Show

This month, David Gardner tackles a wide array of letters, with a little help from his friends.<p>On this week's <i>Rule Breakers</i> podcast, Motley Fool …

Investing

Alex Tapscott's Crypto VC Firm Going Public With $100M CAD Falsely Touted 4 Blockchain Stars As Advisors

NextBlock Global, a venture capital company investing in digital assets that is going public in Canada and raising $100 million CAD ($77 million USD), falsely named four blockchain stars as advisors in an investor document.<p>The company’s chief executive officer, Alex Tapscott, is known for …

Bitcoin

Why GE’s Jeff Immelt Lost His Job – Disruption and Activist Investors

This article first appeared on the Harvard Business Review blogJeff Immelt ran GE for 16 years. He radically transformed the company from a classic …

Jeff Immelt

Reddit And Violent Speech: Can It Ban Hate?

When the media talks about social media and the impact hate speech and Russian political tactics are having on civil society, they list the …

Censorship

Why GE’s Jeff Immelt Lost His Job: Disruption and Activist Investors

Jeff Immelt ran GE for 16 years. He radically transformed the company from a classic conglomerate that did everything to one that focused on its core industrial businesses. He sold off slower-growth, low-tech, and nonindustrial businesses — financial services, media, entertainment, plastics, and …

Jeff Immelt

The troubles at Uber show how founders hold all the cards in Silicon Valley today

CEOs of companies with billion dollar market caps have been in the news – and not in a good way. This seems to be occurring more and more. Why do …

Venture Capital

4 Keys to Recruiting and Retaining Engineering Talent

It was three years ago, and The Muse had finally gotten to a point where we could justify hiring a third person on the engineering team. We had met …

Human Resources

Why Uber is the Revenge of the Founders

Uber, Zenefits, Tanium, Lending Club CEOs of companies with billion dollar market caps have been in the news — and not in a good way. This seems to …

Venture Capital

Why We Must Fight for the Right to Repair Our Electronics

Pending U.S. legislation could force manufacturers to make repair parts and information available at fair prices Photo: The Voorhes Photo: The …

John Deere

Flamengo Signs Wix.com: What That Means To Brazil

<i>Abroad, when you want to learn about a people, you examine their fiction… In Brazil, soccer plays the role of fiction.</i><p>The author of the phrase above was Nelson Rodrigues, one of Brazil’s most important playwrights. As the world’s biggest corruption scandal unveils in Brazil, the future may be …

Brazil

Atlas Guide to Starting a Real Business

card-12FINANCESEquity for FoundersREAD NOW card-05GROWTHFinding your first customersREAD NOW card-16GETTING STARTEDPitching your early stage …

Small Business

How Intuit Reinvents Itself

Taped to the wall outside Intuit CEO Brad Smith’s office is his unedited performance review from the board of directors. Also a personality analysis, …

Tech Industry

A Look Back at the History of CSS

When you think of HTML and CSS, you probably imagine them as a package deal. But for years after Tim Berners-Lee first created the World Wide Web in …

Web Development

5 New Societies Silicon Valley Wants To Create

Should there be a ceiling to the ambitions of Silicon Valley? It seems like a decisive “no,” according to the people who want to build new societies …

Silicon Valley

Software hasn’t come close to eating the world

Software is so disappointing. It was supposed to - in the words of one sage - eat the world, the implication being that it would be modern, …

Bloomberg L.P.

Tech Job Creation and the Spirit of Innovation

Earlier this month, The Montana High Tech Jobs Summit brought together some of the nation’s tech leaders to discuss the topic of tech job creation in …

Innovation

Silicon Valley Vs. Wall Street: Can the New Long-Term Stock Exchange Disrupt Capitalism?

Tech luminaries back new exchange that rewards shares with more voting power the longer investors own them<p>Silicon Valley’s high-tech denizens complain the public stock markets are marred by a narrow focus on short-term earnings and profits.<p>Now they are actually doing something about it, by …

Danielle Morrill

The UK Should Brexit the Singapore Way

The European Union is a slowly sinking ship. Getting in a lifeboat doesn’t guarantee a good outcome but at least there’s hope. The U.K. has plenty of …

Brexit