B-school career offices chase a new breed of employer as students look beyond Wall Street. When the University of Chicago Booth School of Business first contacted Groupon in 2009, the school had no idea that the startup, then a year old, would later be valued at $4.75 billion...
Apple has joined the "It Gets Better" campaign with a video that features words of encouragement from its gay, lesbian, and transgendered employees. "To finally be open and honest with who I am and what I want out of life. To my surprise, it was probably one of the best things that I had ever done," one man says.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg today moderates a town hall event with President Barack Obama from the company's Page Mill Road offices. They even will stream live over both Facebook and the White House website. Here's what's happening now:
Nokia's Hardware and Software Engineers May Move to Intel. As Nokia Corp. is reportedly trying to stop development its own Symbian operating system and then transit its smartphones to Microsoft Corp.'s Windows Phone 7 to cut costs by making massive reductions of headcount...
BP's 86-day Deepwater Horizon gusher sent nearly 200 million gallons of oil, tens of millions of gallons of natural gas and 1.8 million gallons of poorly studied chemical dispersants into the northern Gulf of Mexico.
The juxtaposition of two recent Jackson quotations is, quite frankly, startling. Here’s a quote from Jackson back in March, while holding both an iPad and a Kindle: “These devices are revolutionizing our country — and they will fundamentally alter how we will educate our children.”
PUBLIC SERVICE: The Los Angeles Times. The newspaper was honored for its stories exposing the lavish salaries and benefits being paid to officials in Bell, a small working-class city that is among the poorest in Los Angeles County.
The administrator of BP's $20 billion oil spill fund says Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood could undermine the claims process by urging a court to intervene and by making allegations that border on defamation.
Google (GOOG) stock took a huge hit last week following its earnings call, dropping and incredible 47 points or 8.26% from closing the day before. That's $15B in market cap and its biggest one day loss since the 2008 Bear market.