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The Stats On Women In Tech Are Actually Getting Worse

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 03.27.2015 | Technology

Google just hired Ruth Porat, a former Morgan Stanley executive, to be its chief financial officer, and is paying her a reported $70 million. You’d ...

Google's New CFO To Get $70 Million For Leaving Morgan Stanley

Reuters | Posted 03.27.2015 | Technology

(Adds details, updates shares) March 26 (Reuters) - Google Inc said it would pay its new Chief Financial Officer, Ruth Porat, more tha...

Leaving Well Enough Alone

Sandra Ramos O’Briant | Posted 03.26.2015 | Fifty
Sandra Ramos O’Briant

My father had warned me about high school boys on the day he returned me home to New Mexico after a year with him in Texas. He'd sat on my bed and wept, telling me how boys are. He knew because he'd been one of the bad boys.

Scandal of FTC Burying Staff Analysis of Google's Search Advertising Monopoly Power

Nathan Newman | Posted 03.26.2015 | Politics
Nathan Newman

When a company with an overwhelming dominance of search and search adverting is locking rivals out of so much of the marketplace, it seems that the FTC commissioners should at least discuss why this isn't a problem.

Google's Eric Schmidt Doesn't Know What's Keeping Women Out Of Tech. We Have A Few Ideas.

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 03.26.2015 | Technology

Wise up, Mr. Schmidt.

The Bible Belt's Long Running Hypocrisy

Richard Fowler | Posted 03.25.2015 | Media
Richard Fowler

These states, with their history of hatred and discrimination, have the audacity to say they are disciples of Jesus and practice the principles of the Bible.

Wisdom and Mindfulness

Manijeh Motaghy | Posted 03.24.2015 | Business
Manijeh Motaghy

2500 participants attended the grand Wisdom 2.0 Conference in San Francisco last weekend. It was invigorating. Attendees came from all over the world and all over the US, curious to find out what was new in the world of Mindfulness and wisdom.

This Time Is Different: How Big Data Has Left the Middle Class Behind

Nathan Newman | Posted 03.25.2015 | Politics
Nathan Newman

Big data technology means that corporations know so much about every person that during every hiring decision, every sale to a consumer, and every loan to a family, they can increasingly extract the maximum profit from each of those transactions. This big data dynamic seems like a key story in the current rise in economic inequality.

Why the Apple Watch Works

David Sable | Posted 03.23.2015 | Business
David Sable

Apple is smarter than the digibabblers. They have introduced a watch: the Apple Watch. They didn't call it the Apple Wearable or make up some new category name; they called it a watch, much like the phone they introduced that changed the category and our lives, the iPhone. They key in to people, not babble.

Ghosts Are Real

Joseph Sutton | Posted 03.23.2015 | Technology
Joseph Sutton

While I am very much alive, I find it interesting to consider the data trail as a shade: It continues to exist, perhaps forgotten, in cyberspace and meatspace alike and, as with the memories of those who outlive me, the data will remain long after my body does.

An App That Highlights The History Women Made Right Beneath Your Feet

The Huffington Post | Alanna Vagianos | Posted 03.23.2015 | Women

With some help from Google, a group of women are changing history by spotlighting herstory. The SPARK Movement has partnered with Google to create ...

The Google Staff Report: March Madness Not Worth Watching

David Balto | Posted 03.20.2015 | Business
David Balto

The accidental release of the FTC's unredacted staff report on the Google investigation has caused quite a stir. However, what initially seems like The Sound and the Fury is actually just a tempest in a teapot.

FTC Report Finds Google Engaging In Anticompetitive Tactics: WSJ

Reuters | Posted 03.20.2015 | Technology

(Reuters) - Key staff members at the U.S. Federal Trade Commission were in favor of suing Google Inc for violating antitrust rules before the agency s...

15 Years of FTC Failure to Factor Privacy Into Merger Reviews

Nathan Newman | Posted 03.19.2015 | Business
Nathan Newman

In many cases, companies that previously built their businesses on promises not to collect or share personal data then were absorbed by companies without such commitments, betraying the trust users had placed in the original companies.

All Great Brands Start With a Stellar Name: How to Create Yours and Conquer the World

Lee Traupel | Posted 03.18.2015 | Business
Lee Traupel

Every business struggles with naming their company and for good reason. For most of you, it's a process that's unfamiliar, necessitating skills that are at times one off, with not a lot of clear guidelines for finding your way home.

Bent on Yoga Magic!

Janine Francolini | Posted 03.18.2015 | New York
Janine Francolini

Gopi Kallayil, the Chief Evangelist at Google, inspired a room filled with close to 300 guests in formal attire to stand up and practice yoga with him at he Bent on Learning Inspire Gala. We were there to celebrate the incredible work of an organization that brings weekly yoga classes to thousands of students in the New York City Public Schools.

Google Is Ranking for Mobile Optimization. Here's What Marketers Need to Know (and Do).

Liz O'Neill Dennison | Posted 03.18.2015 | Technology
Liz O'Neill Dennison

Earlier this month, Google announced that as of April 21st, they'll use mobile-friendliness as a ranking factor in their mobile search results.

The Importance of Responsive Design for New Websites

Eric Fischgrund | Posted 03.17.2015 | Business
Eric Fischgrund

The days of purchasing a domain, finding a host, and slapping on some content are over. Everyone uses the internet, but not everyone accesses websites using the same methods.

5 Steps to Local SEO Success

Max Gladwell | Posted 03.17.2015 | Technology
Max Gladwell

There has never been more ways to find a Starbucks. You can go to the store locator on the website. Chances are, it will be the mobile version, because that's how local search happens more often than not.

Why Music: The Secret Sauce of Success

Frank Fitzpatrick | Posted 03.17.2015 | Impact
Frank Fitzpatrick

With all the evidence and examples of how early musical training can affect one's level of success, it should be a no-brainer that music be a prerequisite in every child's development and education.

Invasion of the Pod People

XPRIZE | Posted 03.16.2015 | Technology
XPRIZE

What do we know about the future? It will be sleek and streamlined; the Internet will be faster; Elon Musk will be king; and we'll all travel in pods.

Climate Change This Week: The Chinese Connection, Solar Jobs Fly, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 03.16.2015 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. @@ Climate Change, the Elevator Pitch: Richard Alley, Climate Scientist -- and R...

The Most Important Leadership Skill There Is

Matt Tenney | Posted 03.16.2015 | Business
Matt Tenney

We know that we need good business acumen, but we also need to have the emotional intelligence that allows us to effectively serve and care for team members. We also need to be competent, and we need to be able to inspire others with a positive vision of the future.

Damon Beres

This Picture Was Drawn In Gchat. Here's How

HuffingtonPost.com | Damon Beres | Posted 03.16.2015 | Technology

Why doodle in Gchat when you can churn out true masterpieces?

Big Data Is an Economic Justice Issue, Not Just a Privacy Problem

Nathan Newman | Posted 03.16.2015 | Business
Nathan Newman

The steady loss of data by individuals into the hands of increasingly centralized corporate hands is helping drive a large portion of the economic inequality that has become central to the political debate in our nation.