If you can admire nothing else about Venkat Yuvaraj, a Kickstarter entrepreneur who raised over $100,000 to make dry erase notebooks, you can admire his bravery. He is daring enough to run out of all his customers' money and then pass the hat around again.Read more...
This morning, Twitter co-founder and CEO Jack Dorsey announced he’s laying off 336 employees, but would do so “with the utmost respect for each and every person.” Also this morning, Twitter engineer Bart Teeuwisse woke up, checked his phone,
It’s looking more and more like Ellen Pao was, in some sense, set up to fail by her male board of directors. Her predecessor Yishan Wong says it. A top Reddit engineer said it right after quitting . It might sound conspiratorial if it weren’t about this particular site.http://gawker.
Burning Man, favorite summertime gathering place for Silicon Valley’s VC-funded shirtless mollybros , is combating a large-scale pest infestation at Blackrock City, Nevada. Crawling over every surface of the pop-up desert city—biting,
After Reddit’s surrender to white supremacy this week, users and observers alike have been trying to figure out how exactly we got to this nadir. How could something so popular get so much wrong, over and over again? A new post by Reddit’s ex-chief suggests it’s all been an inside job.http://gawker.
“Be a nice person at work,” Sophia Amoruso writes in her 2014 book #GIRLBOSS, a combination memoir and self-help book for hungry millennial feminists looking to get ahead in life and business. “If you are a total terror to work with, no one will want to keep you around.
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Salesforce Tower, currently under construction, has set records in terms of height (it will be the tallest building in San Francisco and tallest office building west of Chicago) as well as commercial rent (CEO Marc Benioff is paying $1 billion to occupy the lower 30 floors and penthouse.
Soylent , the venture-backed startup snack that aims to replace food with oils and powders, has upgraded their nu-food. Optimization-obsessed techies will get a lot with the update: new packaging, better sealant on their oil bottles, and more flavor modulation. And best of all?
Earlier today, the Wall Street Journal broke the news that Yahoo, the corporate equivalent of Remember the 90's is "close" to investing in Snapchat, the fratty harbinger of our ephemeral future, at a $10 billion valuation.
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据福布斯消息，谷歌将于本月下旬召开的Google I／O开发者大会公布一项与苹果HealthKit健康追踪平台相竞争的服务，名字或为Google Fit。
酝酿了许久，iPhone 版移动钱包即将问世。据 The Information 的报道，苹果目前正在于 Visa 信用卡支付公司会晤，讨论移动支付方案，具体方案有可能在今年秋天正式公布。
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联合国儿童基金会大使奥兰多·布鲁姆、连姆·尼森、罗杰·摩尔爵士、夏奇拉、瑞奇·马丁、朴雅卡·乔普拉、诺瓦克·德约科维奇、米娅·法罗、伊斯梅尔·比亚、苏珊·萨兰登和安洁莉克·淇祖联合呼吁为每一名儿童促进公平 纽约2015年11月20日电 /美通社/ -- 联合国儿童基金会今日发布报告，指出自《儿童权利公约》于1989年被通过以来，尽管全球儿童的状况有了显著改善，但是还是有很多贫困和弱势儿童仍旧生活在一个极不公平的世界里。