Don’t shirk from or dismiss the ole boys network. You have to break in if it matters.
If you want a job or a promotion, understand what the company is trying to achieve and pitch your skills to help the firm.
Finally, don’t get bogged down constantly proving your competence. Passion, excitement for a project counts more th ...
Facebook shares are down nearly 2.5 percent ahead of its first-quarter earnings report this afternoon. Here’s a look at some of the things investors and analysts are watching for.
First: Ads, ads, ads. Internet companies including Facebook have pledged allegiance to mobile. The company said in January when it released its fourth ...
Recent college grads and millennials with less-than-stellar credit can now get a loan through Palo Alto startup Upstart to buy a car, continue their education or create a business.
Upstart, a peer-to-peer lending platform that offers an alternative to bank loans, unveiled on Wednesday a new three-year loan aimed at young borrowers who ...
“You take the good with the bad.”
— Stephen Davis, spokesman for the NYPD. The New York Police Department had asked Twitter users to submit photos of themselves posing with the agency’s cops. Not surprisingly — hadn’t the department heard of social-media fails by McDonald’s, JPMorgan and others? — the age ...
Netflix’s newly announced opposition to Comcast’s proposed merger with Time Warner Cable is about protecting the streaming media company’s bottom line, not its customers, a Comcast official charged on Monday.
In laying out its case against the merger, the Los Gatos company is skewing the facts, said Jennifer Khoury, ...
Google is offering grants to five nonprofits that come up with good ideas for uses for its Internet-connected specs. It’ll throw in a free pair of Glass, too.
The grants are an extension of Giving Through Glass, which has already seen nonprofits use Glass in their work, including for research.
The controversial gadgets — privacy ...
Trader Joe’s bumped up the price of its famous $1.99 “Two Buck Chuck” Charles Shaw wine by another 50 cents on Jan. 16, catching many of Chuck’s loyal customers off guard.
After 11 years, Trader Joe’s said it finally had to Read More →
With its chip sales suffering from the slumping demand for personal computers, Advanced Micro Devices on Tuesday reported sales for the 4th quarter and year that met or exceeded analysts' forecast. But the Sunnyvale company sank deeper into the red.
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It’s a busy time for Campbell-based 7, which makes software to help big companies run their customer service operations.
Last week, the company named Bill Robbins – ousted in late October as head of Read More →
Once again, we're at the intersection of tech and policy:
• Talking shop in the age of social media is fraught with all kinds of issues. The National Labor Relations board has been asking employers to rewrite or scale back rules Read More →
Welcome back, everyone (assuming "everyone'' has shown up as expected).
Hope you enjoy our five-minute rumination on the hottest new verb in Moneyland (as in, "Let's just BK' the whole thing''), while we try to get our heads around the sprawling Read More →
"They don't need this guy on stage with this fierce, aggressive look, announcing the next version of Windows and thinking he can score with that."
— Joachim Kempin, whom the Associated Press says is the most senior Microsoft executive Read More →
Remember Apple’s Map Flap, when its new iPhone 5 app was erroneously sending some users, well, all over the map?
That’s sort of where the analysts are this week as they anxiously await Apple’s quarterly earnings report on Wednesday. Their estimates Read More →