Where is Yahoo turning its attention to now? AllThingsD reports that Marissa Mayer iseyeing Tumblr with hopes to land some sort of deal, be it an acquisition or a percentage stake.
The highlight of Google’s year is the I/O developers conference it hosts each May. On Wednesday, 6,000 people converged on San Francisco’s Moscone Center and more than one million tuned in to the YouTube livestream of the conference keynote to hear about the newest Google products and services. And during the three-and-a-half-hour opening keynote, Google delivered. And delivered.
The sheer number of new product features was staggering—engineering director Vic Gundotra unveiled 41 new features for Google Plus alone—but only a few made the cut for being truly innovative.
Coming this summer: The BK Rib Sandwich, which looks an awful lot like McDonald’s wildly popular Boneless McRib.
Taco Bell is testing a Waffle Taco. Because… why not?
“Every time someone comes to Syria Deeply, I feel like they’re coming over to my house for dinner. What will I serve them today?”
Lara Setrakian (No. 20) shares her approach to content on her site, Syria Deeply, which has redefined conflict coverage.
“I’ve data mined myself. I’ve violated my own privacy. Now I am selling it all.”
Data mining is big business—but what if Internet users could monetize their personal data on their own? New York University grad student Frederico Zannier stalked his own online activity for two months, and is now selling the data.
“In my experience, what’s true as a woman is very different from some of the more cliched ways we’ve represented women over the years. I want to tell a more complex story. I want to tell a more empowered story, a more joyful story, a more sexy story …
There’s an opportunity to create a new way of looking at women in the culture, and that’s by example.” -Connie Britton, No. 13 on our list of Most Creative People in business
It’s here! We’ve named our 100 Most Creative People of 2013!
At the top of the list? Who else but Nate SIlver…?
17-year-old Jennie Lamere created Twivo which allows Twitter users to block certain words from their feed to prevent spoilers.
Two years ago, Paypal founder and libertarian futuristPeter Thiel declared higher education “a bubble” and decided to give 22 bright young things $100,000 each to quit college. Today, he announced the third class of Thiel Fellows.
If you were born after 1976, you’re getting screwed by the economy.
The Sage live from Omaha as part of the Office Hours series. G’head you know you have a question for him.
In an attempt to open up a new revenue stream for shareholders the social network is bringing videos to the newsfeed.
In a new campaign, Reporters Without Borders shows world leaders flipping you off.
All the leaders depicted are of the nondemocratic sort that some might label dictators—the kind who might restrict the freedom that journalists enjoy in other parts of the world with the kind of gleeful “f*ck you” depicted here.