There are a couple of ways that a company can go about making staffing reductions. They can rip the bandaid off and do it all at once as Business Insider recommended initially. They can use the “sniper-style” surgical cuts over time that Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has been doing. In this case, it seems that… Continue reading The quiet approach to cuts and streamlining seems to be working for Yahoo’s Marissa Mayer
The short answer: no. The longer answer is that they have to do something. When Microsoft first made the jump into the smartphone arena with their Windows Phone 7 operating system, it’s likely that they knew they had a tough road to climb and that they would be the third option for most phone buyers,… Continue reading Is Microsoft crazy to offer $100,000 for Windows Phone 8 apps?
As technology grows more and more advanced, so too does its need for power. Unfortunately for us, batteries haven’t advanced all that much. Not as much as other technology has, at least. Phones used to be able to last for days between charges. Now, even (or perhaps especially) the best smartphones and computer tablets run… Continue reading Power felt will let you charge your devices by walking around
At the end of the day, the motives are pretty transparent. The marketing department at Movoto heard that Reddit could send mad traffic to their website so they commissioned an infographic to be built that could incorporate their topic, real estate, into a visual representation that could go viral on the site. It’s unclear whether… Continue reading If Redditors built a house
We all knew that astrophysicist Neil deGrass Tyson was an intelligent and witty man of science, an advocate for space and scientific exploration, and a generally entertaining guy, but we didn’t know that he had a philosopher’s soul. That is, until now, thanks to Twitter. Not enough people pause… twitter.com/neiltyson/stat… — Neil deGrasse Tyson (@neiltyson)… Continue reading Neil deGrasse Tyson isn’t just a scientist. He’s a philosopher as well. About doilies.
As Facebook’s stock continues to plummet, more investors are calling for CEO Mark Zuckerberg to step down. They say he is a smart man who built an incredible service and grew it to an unprecedented size for social networks but that he’s not qualified to take the company to the next level (or maintain it… Continue reading Mark Zuckerberg will never step down
It’s like clockwork. When anyone gets a payday, there are those who will express dissatisfaction with one thing or another that they’re doing to cheat the system, hurt the little guy, or kill innocent animals. Clockwork. Disclosure: I am an unpaid and (very) occasional contributor for Business Insider. Even if I were not, I would… Continue reading In defense of Business Insider…