Marissa Mayer

Yeti eats Davos Man

DAVOS, Switzerland — It took more than Donald Trump to defeat Davos Man. It took three meters of snow.<p>Who would have thought it: Snow in Davos! It’s …

Studies Show Better Family Leave Policies Could Increase U.S. Business Revenue

Last week, the prime minister of New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern, announced she was pregnant and that she would take six weeks off for maternity leave, …

Business

How Stock Buybacks Make The Rich Richer (And You Poorer)

Stock buybacks don't work the way many investors think they do.<p>Executives can abuse stock buybacks at the shareholders' expense.<p>I believe that …

Investing

Everybody Knows: How Knowledge-Based Authentication Died

What’s your mother’s maiden name? What was your first pet called? The first car you drove — what was the make and model? If you’ve ever been asked one of these questions while logging into a website or resetting a password, you have interacted with a form of knowledge-based authentication (KBA). …

Security

The Myth Of Google's 20% Time

<b>Published Date:</b> 2018-01-19 10:18:52 UTC <b><br>Tags:</b> Chief Innovation Officer, Innovation, Innovation Culture, Strategic Planning, Strategic Thinking, …

Innovation

Few Gmail Users Enable Two-Factor Authentication - ExtremeTech

By on January 18, 2018 at 5:10 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Cybersecurity is an ongoing …

Security

LA Times Head Outed as Serial Sexual Harasser and Worse

The Los Angeles Times has been at the forefront of reporting about sexual harassment allegations against Hollywood celebrities and politicians …

Conservative View

Next for #TimesUp and #MeToo: More women CEOs

The #MeToo movement has put women in the spotlight, but it hasn’t pushed them into the C-suite.<p>Women accounted for 18% of chief executive officer …

Business

Donald Trump sleeps 4-5 hours each night; he’s not the only famous ‘short sleeper’

For most people, four to five hours a sleep every night may prove to have destructive consequences. But for U.S. President Donald Trump, it seems to …

Donald Trump

I Was Denied Service Based on Beliefs — And I’m Okay With That

This week I was denied a service because the company’s values are at odds with the values that Alliance Defending Freedom stands for — values I …

Foundation for Economic Education

History of Tech Companies — The Ultimate List of Books

You can use accumulated know-how from all these great stories to build a better tech company. Only good books which I’ve read and can recommend.<p>Until …

Silicon Valley

Science Has Some Suggestions for Making Meetings Productive

Growth Strategies > Productivity<p>You can't run a business without meetings, but you can run it better with more productive meetings.<p>Next Article<p>Low on Motivation? 7 Psychological Hacks to Get Going<p>Next Article<p>John Rampton • Entrepreneur VIP<p>Entrepreneur and Connector<p>Meetings are a necessary evil if …

Psychology

13 must

Google<p><i>Amazon</i><p><b>Title:</b> 'In The Plex: How Google Thinks, Works, and Shapes Our Lives'<p><b>Author:</b> Steven Levy<p><b>Amazon Rating:</b> 4.3/5<p><b>Book Description (via Amazon):</b> …

Women in Tech

Low on Motivation? 7 Psychological Hacks to Get Going

Studies show that the 'average' optimal time for a work-break split entails working for 52 minutes and breaking for 17.<p>Even the most passionate and motivated among us have off days. We wake up feeling detached from work, or groggy, frustrated or depressed, and we can’t get into the right mindset to …

Psychology

5 Books Billionaire CEOs Think Everyone Should Read Before They Die

Reading more is one of the most popular New Year's resolutions, second to working out and eating healthy. If you're one of the countless people …

Success

15 books world-famous CEOs think everyone should read in their lifetime

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>There’s a reason the most successful people in our society are often the most voracious — or dogged — readers.<p>Think about how many new ideas …

Success

What Apple Should Do About Kids Addicted to iPhones

<i>This article first appeared in Data Sheet, Fortune’s daily newsletter on the top tech news.</i> <i>Sign up here</i><i>.</i><p>Happy New Year.<p>I wish I could say we’re off …

Tech Industry

Be Afraid, Be Very Afraid: ID Theft Protectors Want to Scare the Money from Your Wallet

Viewers settling into an episode of Animal Planet's "River Monsters" extreme fishing show the day after Christmas were introduced to monsters of …

Identity Theft

CES has a diversity problem. And it’s well past time to fix it.

CES turns 50 this year. It needs to start treating female executives and other women technologists with the respect they deserve.<p><i>This is a contributed article by</i> <i>Brenda Darden Wilkerson</i><i>, president and CEO of</i> <i>AnitaB.org</i><i>. All opinions expressed are her own.</i><p>This week, more than 180,000 technologists …

Diversity

What These 5 Women Are Doing to Solve Tech’s Diversity Problem

At a time when diversity remains a front-burner issue within the tech industry, this year’s Consumer Electronics Show—the tech world’s largest …

Diversity

CES organizer vows to include more women at 2019 confab after outcry

The organizer of CES 2018, one of tech's biggest trade shows, says it will ramp up its attempts to give women a voice at the conference, after being …

Brian Krzanich

After outcry, CES sponsor says more women will be heard at confab

The Consumer Technology Association says it wants to "expand women's voices" at the major trade show. The group had been chastised on social media.<p>The organizer of CES, one of tech's biggest trade shows, says it's ramping up its attempts to give women a voice at the conference, after being …

CES

After public backlash, the CTA has added two female keynote panelists to its CES 2018 lineup

The Consumer Electronics Show won’t have any female keynote speakers this year after weeks of attempting to add some diversity to the lineup, according to a report from <i>Fast Company</i>. All six top positions will instead be filled by male CEOs: Intel’s Brian Krzanich, Ford’s Jim Hackett, Huawei’s …

CES

Google May Sell Zagat

Google is reportedly mulling the sale of Zagat -- the restaurant review guide it bought in 2011 for $151 million. “A sale of Zagat would mark a …

Women in Tech

Google may sell off Zagat

In a move overseen by Marissa Mayer back in 2011, Google bought the U.S.-based restaurant review guide Zagat for $151 million. But it looks like the …

Technology

Google Reportedly Wants to Sell Zagat

Google apparently wants out of the restaurant review game: It’s looking to sell off Zagat, Reuters reports.<p>Google purchased the restaurant guidebook company back in 2011 for $151 million. It had ambitious plans for the brand. “Zagat will be a cornerstone of our local offering,” then-Google VP …

Restaurants

Google Explores Sale of Zagat

Zagat gradually became less of a priority as Google focused on drawing traffic to its Google+ social network.<p>Alphabet’s Google is exploring a …

Google

17 Important Business Books Everyone Will Be Reading In 2018

Everyone in business will be reading these books in 2018.<p>As the year draws to a close and we catch up with the best business books of 2017, we’re …

Freebies

Are You Ready To Become Chief Of Staff?

When you think of a chief of staff, you might think of someone like John Kelly, who currently holds the position in the Trump administration. At least that was my frame of reference until I recently spoke with Caroline Pugh, chief of staff to Aneesh Chopra, who was the first chief technology …

Leadership

Google is reportedly looking to sell Zagat

Google is planning to offload Zagat, the restaurant reviews service it snagged for $151 million in 2011, amidst plans to reign in its mammoth portfolio, according to sources who spoke to <i>Reuters</i>. The company has reportedly held "informal talks" with interested parties for a deal that would encompass …

Technology