5 TIPS FOR WOMEN WHO WANT A CORPORATE BOARD SEAT

Getting a seat on a corporate board can be tricky for women. The bar to qualify is high, opportunities are slim, and getting a foot...

GEN Z IS BECOMING A SERIOUS CONSUMER BLOC-AND THEY DEMAND AUTHENTICITY FROM BRANDS

Gen Z gets a bad-and frankly, undeserved-rap for being checked out, said Anne Moses, founder of IGNITE, a nonprofit that trains young...

 
 
 

YOUTUBE BANS CLIPS THAT INSULT OR THREATEN PEOPLE BECAUSE OF RACE OR SEXUAL ORIENTATION

Google's YouTube video service expanded its definition of banned speech after months of criticism, saying it will now remove clips...

CISCO CEO CHUCK ROBBINS TALKS ABOUT HIS BIG NEW BET ON CHIPS

Cisco is best known for selling routers and switches, but now the networking giant is expanding into the highly-competitive business...

 
 
 

THESE WOMEN ARE THE NEXT GENERATION'S LEADERS

Tamara El-Waylly here, filling in for Ellen while she's at Fortune 's Most Powerful Women Next Gen Summit. The conference kicked off...

WEINSTEIN REACHES A TENTATIVE DEAL OF $25 MILLION TO SETTLE WITH ACCUSERS, REPORT SAYS

Harvey Weinstein and his former film studio's board have reached a tentative $25 million settlement that would end nearly every sexual...

 
 
 

IS LONELINESS DRIVING THE OPIOID EPIDEMIC?

Good afternoon, readers. Loneliness is a scourge. It can be nebulous and difficult to pin down. But its effects are all around us-particularly...

AS TECH INCREASINGLY FACES REGULATIONS, GENERAL COUNSELS ARE WEARING MORE HATS

When it comes to the C-suite, the general counsel might not be the flashiest position on the management team. But as tech companies...

 
 
 

A.I. MIGHT BE THE REASON YOU DIDN'T GET THE JOB

Large corporations are leaning on artificial intelligence to help them with the overwhelming applications they receive for one single...

WHY INNOVATION IS FINALLY COMING FOR FEMININE CARE PRODUCTS

Maria Molland, CEO of Thinx, the maker of period underwear, knows her product makes people uncomfortable. Challenging-or stoking-that...

 
 
 

IMMIGRANT FOUNDERS OF MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR STARTUPS STRUGGLE TO REMAIN IN THE U.S

As large tech companies like Facebook and Twitter fight a crackdown on immigration in Washington D.C. that they say hurts their bottom...

WHY NEAR-UNICORN ZILINGO DOESN'T GLAMORIZE VALUATION OR FUNDRAISING

The label of “unicorn” or any of its spinoffs, bequeathed upon startups that have achieved a valuation of over $1 billion, is often...

 
 
 

A WARREN BUFFETT PROTÉGÉ ON THE MOST CRITICAL THING SHE'S LEARNED ABOUT TURNING COMPANIES AROUND

When she landed a lunch meeting with Warren Buffett in 2009, Tracy Britt Cool arrived with a basket of fresh produce from her family...

IT'S OKAY TO CRY: WOMEN OWN VULNERABILITY IN THE WORKPLACE TO FIGHT IMPOSTOR SYNDROME

Sometimes we just need to let it all out. Owning vulnerability and learning how to turn it into power and clarity is a unique trait...

 
 
 

5 TIPS FOR GIVING THE PERFECT PITCH, ACCORDING TO EXPERTS

When it comes to startups, the defining moment in many entrepreneurs' lives is the all-important pitch. That time, be it 60 seconds,...

AMERICAN CEOS TO SLOW HIRING AS THEY SOUR ON ECONOMY

Despite the economy sitting at a 50-year low for the unemployment rate , the heads of American business just lowered their economic...

 
 
 

SPOTIFY WRAPPED ISN'T JUST A PERSONALIZED PLAYLIST. IT'S AN APP DOWNLOAD BLITZ

The end of the year typically means holiday shopping, overeating, and lately, it seems, sharing your personalized Spotify Wrapped playlist....

TO BUILD A MORE INCLUSIVE WORKPLACE, EMPLOYERS MUST ‘SYSTEMATIZE HUMAN COURAGE'

In order to truly increase inclusion and diversity in the workplace, employees need to initiate those awkward and sometimes painful...

 
 
 
What Senators Ignore When They Threaten Encryption

WHAT SENATORS IGNORE WHEN THEY THREATEN ENCRYPTION

If anyone's wondered where the Senate Judiciary Committee stands on the question of encryption, yesterday's hearing on the subject...

CALIFORNIA CONSIDERS CALLING THC IN POT A RISK TO MOMS-TO-BE

More than three years after California voters broadly legalized marijuana, a state panel is considering if its potent, high-inducing...

 
 
 



Home displaying Nazi, Confederate flag art vandalized overnight

Home displaying Nazi, Confederate flag art vandalized overnight

Paintings of Confederate flags and a Nazi flag in the yard of William Stark sparked controversy because his home is next to Morris Elementary School. Read more ...

WATCH LIVE: DOJ inspector general testifies about Russia report

WATCH LIVE: DOJ inspector general testifies about Russia report

Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz will appear before the Senate Judiciary Committee today to discuss the findings of his report into the opening of the... Read more ...

Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg named Time's 2019 Person of the Year

Teen climate activist Greta Thunberg named Time's 2019 Person of the Year

The 16-year-old Swedish climate activist is the youngest person to be named a Time Person of the Year. Read more ...

Bullied fan's T-shirt design helps raise $950K for nonprofit

Bullied fan's T-shirt design helps raise $950K for nonprofit

Sales of a University of Tennessee T-shirt designed by a bullied fourth-grade boy in Florida have raised nearly $1 million for an anti-bullying organization. Read more ...

Child prodigy Laurent Simons drops out of college after graduation date...

Child prodigy Laurent Simons drops out of college after graduation date postponed

A 9-year-old Belgian child prodigy who was set to become the world's youngest college graduate has dropped out of his Dutch university - after it postponed his expected... Read more ...

Attention, 'Gilmore Girls' fans: You can now have lunch at Lorelai Gilmore's...

Attention, 'Gilmore Girls' fans: You can now have lunch at Lorelai Gilmore's house

Guests can enjoy re-created scenes from their favorite mother-daughter duo, with original props and costumes all around. Read more ...

5 of the most controversial choices for Time magazine's Person of the Year

5 of the most controversial choices for Time magazine's Person of the Year

Greta Thunberg was named Time magazine's 2019 Person of the Year for her climate activism that inspired millions of young people to protest and push for change. In past years... Read more ...

Deadly New Jersey shootout started with 'targeted' attack on kosher market...

Deadly New Jersey shootout started with 'targeted' attack on kosher market, officials say

Jersey City investigators don't yet know why the shooters attacked a Jewish kosher deli, and therefore they aren't labeling the attack as anti-Semitic. Read more ...

Nolan Arenado rumors: Six potential landing spots if Rockies trade the...

Nolan Arenado rumors: Six potential landing spots if Rockies trade the perennial All-Star

Teams are calling because Arenado would make them better, and the Rockies are listening because they'd be silly not to. Read more ...

Presidents Cup TV schedule, channel, pairings, tee times, format for 2019...

Presidents Cup TV schedule, channel, pairings, tee times, format for 2019 tournament

The 2019 Presidents Cup features Tiger Woods and Team USA looking to make it seven straight victories against a collection of international players. Here is all of the... Read more ...