Wandering the halls of the UN COP 21 climate summit venues here, it's easy to see how businesses are helping lead the way in real action on climate change.
All of the volunteers I have crossed paths with in my role at Common Threads, the nonprofit organization that I co-founded, have one thing in common -- passion. When individuals have an opportunity to advance a cause they are passionate about, it is a powerful thing.
Last week, as Mark Zuckerberg was preparing for his own paternity leave, he announced that all Facebook employees-men and women, heterosexual and same sex couples-would be entitled to four months paid parental leave.
Tim Cook has been running around heralding the end of the PC. A self-serving assessment, but Intel and the PC ecosystem are going to struggle to maintain their traditional relevance.
People often forget that the original iPhone shipped sans its iconic app store. That's right, before "there was an app for that", there weren't any contemporary apps at all.
(left, Kat Alexander of SIREN, and right, Sabine Seymour of SoftSpot) The Women Startup Challenge took place at Microsoft in Times Square. You may ...
Aside from the exciting, albeit still long over-due step major tech innovators are taking to foster family leave policy change, what particularly interests me about this story is the sheer timing of it all. Despite it being a well-timed PR move, that isn't to say the change itself isn't a good thing.
When most people think of data, highly structured Excel spreadsheets come to mind. Many folks are shocked to learn that the vast majority of data today is actually "messier" and unstructured.
My view is that true innovators who want to make an impact, who really want to change the world and innovate themselves -- they pivot from the simplistic, siloed, partisan views they or others began with, and realize that in order to create revolution, you need deep and serious engagement.
In "The collapse of the U.S.-EU Safe Harbor: Solving the new privacy Rubik's Cube," Microsoft's Brad Smith provides insight on ways to ensure European...
When you have a nonworking computer, being stuck between the OS developer and hardware manufacturer is the worst place to be. Both companies do their best to keep customers at bay with automated phone numbers and websites with forms and autoresponders.
Eventually we all realized emails telling us someone had died and we would be coming into millions were a scam.
At Microsoft in Times Square this November 9, ten women-led startups will pitch their innovative and disruptive ventures to a panel of investors for t...
The glass box Apple Store on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan has become iconographic. It's a regular tourist attraction, and the architecture bespeaks ...
I recently upgraded my computer to Windows 10. After that, my Microsoft Outlook won't stay connected to the exchange server that hosts my email. Microsoft says that since my problem is with an exchange server connection -- the server is not a Microsoft server, by the way -- that I will have to pay $499 to get help.
I have a personal hate-hate relationship with all things technical. Change one little thing on your computer and it's like the butterfly in Australia that flaps its wings and causes tornados in Kansas. Trying to fix it changes enough things to add monsoons in Asia.