Women in Tech

When the bottom drops out: How losing my marriage made me more thankful

Several years ago, as a CEO and busy working mom of five children (now ages 18 to 8), I recall devouring the book "Lean In" by Sheryl Sandberg. I thought I had found my personal Dali Lama, giving me sage wisdom and a comrade in arms who shared stories of breastfeeding babies while simultaneously …

Health

Hewlett Packard, and HP Drop: Street Surprised by Whitman Departure

Shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) and its sister company HP Inc (HPQ) are trading down sharply in tandem this morning, continuing …

Meg Whitman

Meg Whitman's surprise exit from Hewlett Packard Enterprise stumps Wall Street

Whitman is one the most high-profile executives in the United States<p>Shares of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. fell more the seven per cent on …

Meg Whitman

Stocks scale record high, crude oil gains

A gauge of global equity performance scaled fresh record highs on Wednesday, propelled by bullish growth and company earnings outlooks, while crude oil prices rose to more than two years highs.<p>Asia again led global markets higher as Hong Kong's main Hang Seng index closed above 30,000 points for …

Markets

The Stock Market Is Out of Control and I Can't Take It Anymore!

<b>The stock market is out of control:</b> Maybe I am a bit too amped up ahead of my plans to stay awake more than 24 hours straight to cover Black Friday, …

Investing

Uber’s Hacking Mess Is Another Setback to a Turnaround Effort

The appointment of Dara Khosrowshahi as head of Uber Technologies Inc. this summer was supposed to mark the beginning of a new chapter. The company …

Dara Khosrowshahi

11 Empowering Books Every Woman Should Read

In honor of National Women’s Equality Day, we cracked open the books to find some inspiring words from a few of our favorite female writers. Friday …

Feminism

Stocks barely budge at the open

Stocks barely move at the open, with the major average all higher or lower by less than 0.1%.<p>European markets are mixed, with U.K.'s FTSE +0.5%, …

Business

SpaceX Wants to Double Its Number of Launches in 2018

President and COO Gwynne Shotwell shares details on SpaceX's future and its ambitious to top its record-breaking launch year.

Exploration

Nasdaq, Russell 2000 notch fresh all-time highs

The Nasdaq Composite and Russell 2000 briefly touched fresh all-time highs on Wednesday in an otherwise flat market as investors await the minutes of …

Markets

Senior Teaching Fellow in Robotics and Autonomous Systems | Women's Engineering Society

The Department of Electronic & Electrical Engineering is currently recruiting for a Senior Teaching Fellow in Robotics and Autonomous Systems, a …

Education

Can You Pass This Investor’s 3 a.m. Test?

<i>This article originally ran in Term Sheet, Fortune’s newsletter about deals and dealmakers.</i> <i>Sign up here.</i><p>Kimmy Scotti, a founding partner at 8VC, …

Tech Industry

10 things in tech you need to know today

Good morning! Here's the technology news you need to know this Wednesday.<p><b>1. Uber reportedly paid hackers $100,000 (£75,500) to cover up a cyberattack that exposed the personal data of 57 million people.</b> The data breach, which occurred in October 2016, was not made public until Tuesday when Uber …

John Lasseter

News Highlights: Top Company News of the Day

Exxon, Shell, BP to Join Forces to Cut Emissions From Natural Gas<p>Exxon Mobil plans to join with other big energy companies in an effort to reduce pollution from natural gas production, said people familiar with the matter.<p>P&G Says Still Reviewing Razor-Thin Proxy Vote<p>Procter & Gamble said it is …

Meg Whitman

How To Set Goals That Produce The Best Outcomes

Goals are something that humans intrinsically need. From the very earliest days of managing your department, or launching any initiative, you set goals. Setting goals is natural and easy to do. Setting goals that are achievable, realistic and inspirational is where the magic comes in.<p>I always start …

Entrepreneurship

11 books recommended by Australian startup founders

Peter Thiel signing copies of his book ‘Zero to One’. Photo: Hiroyuki Ito/Getty Images<p>Starting your own business can be difficult, so it’s important …

Success

Meg Whitman steps down as HPE CEO

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise (HPE) CEO Meg Whitman has announced she is to step down from the role in February 2018 after over six years in charge, …

Business Technology

Should you enrol on a technology MBA course?

When Anna Fuller finishes her MBA programme at Carnegie Mellon University’s Tepper School of Business next year, she will not work for a consultancy …

MBA

Higher oil prices help Wall Street nullify tech retreat | Reuters

(Reuters) - Wall Street’s main indexes were flat in morning trading on Wednesday, but holding at record levels, as a retreat in technology stocks was …

Markets

Google finally breaks ground on its impressive ‘landscraper’ campus in London

For years, the plans for Google’s London campus were just that— plans. The ambitious project stayed stuck on the drawing board, with the web giant …

Bjarke Ingels

Apple has very few stores in communities of color

The retailer won’t say how it decides where to put stores, but 251 of its 270 stores are in majority-white ZIP codes.<p>Like many Bronxites, borough …

Angela Ahrendts

HPE says its CEO, Meg Whitman, will step down next year and remain on the board; President Antonio Neri will take over on February 1, 2018

Meg Whitman

HP to Release Patch This Week for Printer Security Bugs

HP said it would release firmware patches later this week for several security bugs reported to the company by various cyber-security experts.<p>The …

Information Security

WSJ City PM: UK Cuts Growth Forecasts, Hammond Offers Budget Sweeteners, Chinese Investors Circle City Trophies

Good afternoon from the WSJ City desks in London. WSJ City is the app that delivers fast, smart news on mobile for London. Download for iPhone or Android. Here's essential reading on today's developments.<p>MUST READS FROM WSJ CITY<p>The UK’s Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond presented a …

Business

Whitman Yielding CEO Position At HPE To Technologist Neri

Meg Whitman, the CEO who led the split of Hewlitt Packard into two companies in 2015, is stepping down as president of Hewlett Packard Enterprise in …

Advertising Industry

Details on dismantling net neutrality

<i>With help from Margaret Harding McGill, John Hendel and Michael Stratford</i><p><b>DETAILS ON DISMANTLING NET NEUTRALITY —</b> Chairman Ajit Pai’s draft order repealing the Obama-era net neutrality regulations will be publicly posted today, but senior FCC officials offered some insight into his plans Tuesday. …

Net Neutrality

Meg Whitman's Leadership Qualities Could Lead to Presidential Run

Meg Whitman's decision to resign as the CEO of Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) has led the market to speculate on whether she will seek public …

Meg Whitman

Meg Whitman Gets Credit for Her Job But Not Her Candor - Bloomberg Gadfly

There are two takeaways from the tenure of Meg Whitman, the longtime technology executive who said Tuesday that she plans to step down as CEO of …

Meg Whitman

The Secret to Finding the Perfect Mentor (It's Easier Than You Think)

Despite what you may have been told, finding the right mentor doesn't have to be forced.<p>Entrepreneurs, especially women, can be made to believe that they are destined to fail if they don't have a cadre of amazing mentors guiding their every move. But mentorship is much more organic than books on …

Leadership

Data Sheet—Why There's Nothing to Fear With the End of Net Neutrality

NEWSWORTHY<p><b>I don’t feel bad for myself.</b> Hewlett Packard Enterprise CEO <b>Meg Whitman</b> said she would step down as CEO after six years on the job. Longtime …

Tech Industry