| Jul 3, 2014
| 10:52 AM
The team is camped out in the company's sixth-floor conference room, all eyes trained on a large flat-screen TV mounted on the lime-green wall. On the screen is a scrolling Twitter feed filled with photos of a muscular, tattooed gentleman posing in...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 11:20 AM
School of Rock, the Burr Ridge-based music school chain whose financial backers include a private equity firm, has a new chief executive.
Dzana Homan got the top job at School of Rock in June. She most recently spent three years as chief operating...
| Jul 7, 2014
| 5:07 PM
After Fred Wallace was laid off from a high-paying job in 2011, the 56-year-old knew the odds of landing a comparable position were slim.
He polished his LinkedIn profile and networked like crazy. But his yearlong job search yielded only a handful of...
| Jul 9, 2014
| 11:12 AM
Love binge-watching Netflix in your pajamas? Now you can get paid for it.
Netflix is hiring a “tagger” to be based in the U.K. that will be tasked with watching movies and TV shows, describing them and adding keywords to enhance the streaming...
| Jul 11, 2014
| 9:48 AM
Barbie has a LinkedIn page. Now can we get her some hips?
She has 4,932 followers (as of Friday morning) and more than 150 careers under her teeny-tiny patent leather belt, all showcased on her 20-page resume. Her latest job is fake consultant to a fake...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 7:23 PM
Since it became apparent last week that Satya Nadella was in line to become only the third chief executive of Microsoft, the Indian community in Silicon Valley has been bubbling over with pride.
That his ascension would generate such excitement might...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 5:35 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Twitter is hinting that it will file a lawsuit if it is not allowed to release far more detailed information about requests for information about users it receives from the U.S. government.
Twitter is "considering legal options" on...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 9:11 AM
Last week millions of people rushed to change their online passwords after news of a major encryption flaw called Heartbleed began to circulate.
Heartbleed infected hundreds of thousands of sites, including popular ones like Facebook and Netflix, and...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 12:25 PM
From a comfortable high heel and an odor-free toilet, South Florida entrepreneurs gave their pitches this week to potential investors at the Startup Expo in Boca Raton.
About 300 people — 20-somethings to 70-somethings — attended the...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 5:45 AM
(Reuters) - Eight U.S. web giants have joined hands to start a public campaign for new limits on how governments collect user information amid concerns of growing online surveillance.
The companies — Google Inc, Microsoft Corp, Apple Inc, Facebook...
| Dec 9, 2013
| 8:38 AM
In an open letter to Washington, eight major technology companies are calling for sweeping changes in the way the U.S. government collects information on citizens.
The letter was signed by AOL Inc., Apple Inc., Facebook Inc., Google Inc., LinkedIn...