What Melissa Harris-Perry Learned from Maya Angelou About Mentorship

By Caroline Kitchener As a professor at Wake Forest University and an editor-at-large at Elle, Melissa Harris-Perry is constantly on the lookout for new students to mentor. When she...

Comcast, Verizon and T-Mobile get hammered in latest privacy analysis

By Chris Mills Anyone who still thinks that their cell carrier has their back is in for a rude awakening when they open their next credit card statement. But...

How Mentorship Looks Different in the Sciences

By B.R.J. O'Donnell Every day, scientists pour their energy and effort into work that might prove to be life-changing, or a complete disappointment. It is a dynamic that can...

D.C.’s Misguided Attempt to Regulate Daycare

By Nicholas Clairmont In Washington, D.C., daycare for infants and children younger than preschool-age costs $23,000 per child on average, only $2,000 less than the countrywide average for out-of-state...

Amazon Prime is nearly as popular as cable TV

By Chris Mills Amazon Prime Day is very nearly upon us, which means it's a good time to evaluate just why it's seemingly such a big deal. Prime Day...

Apple and Google Have Two Very Different Models of Capitalism

By Mihir A. Desai While lots of attention is directed toward identifying the next great startup, the defining tech-industry story of the last decade has been the rise of...

When Potential Mentors Are Mostly White and Male

By Alexandra E. Petri Stacy Blake-Beard was 29 years old when she was starting out as a professor at Harvard University's Graduate School of Education. Not only was she...

Nobody panic: Why Microsoft’s 3,000 layoffs are all part of the plan

By Chris Mills This week, rumors have become reality and Microsoft has announced that it's shedding sales jobs to focus on the cloud. Firing an estimated 3,000 people normally...

Economy Added 222,000 Jobs; Unemployment Rate Is at 4.4 Percent

By Krishnadev Calamur The U.S. economy added 222,000 jobs in June, the Labor Department said Friday, and the unemployment rate was little changed at 4.4 percent.Economists surveyed by Reuters...