Despite ongoing attacks from pro-business Republicans, there is data indicating that President Obama has a sterling, possibly incomparable, record regarding economic growth policies.
Activist investor Bill Ackman has had a rough year with the failure of his handpicked CEO at J.C. Penney, Ron Johnson, and a so-far wrong way short bet on Herbalife. He's probably smiling tonight, though, after Procter & Gamble announced the departure of CEO Bob McDonald.
The announcement of Yahoo?s $1.1 billion acquisition of Tumblr on Monday has been the talk of Internet Week in New York, with many such as venture capitalist Eric Hippeau praising the purchase as a victory for the New York tech community. Now comes the hard part as founder David Karp integrates into Marissa Mayer?s Yahoo. For guidance, the tech giant could look to an unlikely source--Conde Nast....
Leonard Nimoy didn't know why the creators of the recent Star Trek-based Audi commercial had asked him to sing a few bars of his hilariously campy song from 1967, "The Ballad of Bilbo Baggins." "I said, if you want me to do it, I'll do it. I don't know why it's in the spot." Nimoy, who created the role of Spock in the 1967-1969 series Star Trek, told me in a telephone...
We all know that most doctors, lawyers, and CEOs make good money--but you may be surprised to learn that funeral service managers, hot dog vendors, and ice cream testers can also pull in a pretty penny.
For tech entrepreneurs, raising a seed round is a critical milestone in the startup lifecycle. It provides external validation of the product and team, and a source of capital for team growth. But the difference between a strong, diverse seed investor syndicate and an indiscriminate source of capital can significantly
They say money doesn’t grow on trees, but for StubHub’s renewed Ticket Oak campaign consumer perception has been growing fast.
Until joining the company a few years ago, J&J neuroscience R&D head Husseini Manji led the mood and anxiety disorders program at the National Institutes of Health. While there, he helped run a program that led to one of the greatest breakthroughs in psychiatry in recent years: the knowledge that a brain receptor called the N-methyl- D-aspartate (NMDA) receptor played a key role in...
In the grand scheme of things, NVIDIA's GTX 780 is the natural successor to the GTX 680, packing about 34% more performance, 50% more CUDA cores, and 50% more memory. In reality, however, its unwritten tagline could be "The Titan for the rest of us."
First there was "Ship My Pants" -- Kmart's catchy ad campaign for its new shipping program -- and now we've got "Big Gas Savings" to promote its Shop Your Way rewards program. But will tongue twisting ads translate to into big-ass sales for the retailer or be a big-ass backfire?