The subprime lending market that plunged America into the Great Recession is back and as unscrupulous as ever. Instead of mortgages, this time a bubble has formed around auto loans, and reliably ruthless Uber is in the thick of it.
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.
Love Facebook or hate Facebook, you’ve got to respect the company’s commitment to inspiring everyone else in America to do worse. Read more...
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Even though the sexual harassment suit against Tinder has already been settled , the IAC-owned startup is still facing fallout from the HR nightmare. Justin Mateen, the Tinder CMO who called his former coworker and girlfriend a "whore," was quickly forced to resign .
For many, the riots that broke out last night in San Francisco following the Giants' World Series victory were sheer terror. Bonfires raged in the street, buildings and buses were attacked, and at least two people were shot. Read more...
Silicon Valley has some of the country's more dizzying gaps in income inequality. Wealthy enclaves are built besides some of the Valley's poorest neighborhoods, leaving family services underfunded and municipalities writing laws that punish the poor.
WordPress.org今日发布了WordPress 3.9，并带来了多项功能改进。这次更新的版本代号为“Smith”，以向美籍非裔爵士音乐家Jimmy Smith致敬。同时，WordPress还专门为此次更新制作了介绍视频：WordPress 3.
Avery Pennarun, a software engineer at the tech powerhouse, posted an update on his blog last week entitled "The Curse of Smart People", in which he delivered a back-handed compliment to his employer.Read more: http://www.itproportal.
An anonymous reader writes According to a lawsuit filed Friday in a New York court, when Jeremy Zielinski signed up for Time Warner Internet service after seeing an ad that it was $34.99 a month, he didn't expect his first bill to be more than $94.
好莱坞如果想要写一个关于企业衰落历程的剧本，可以尝试从惠普身上找找灵感。作为硅谷曾最受尊敬的公司之一，惠普在今年11月2日正式分裂为两个企业，惠普企业（Hewlett Packard Enterprise）和惠普公司（HP Inc.）两家上市公司。