| Jun 16, 2015
| 5:20 AM
A computer programmer from India was promised a $46,500 salary in New York, plus tuition to study for a master's degree. Instead, his annual pay averaged less than $13,000 and his degree was withheld when his employer failed to make the promised tuition...
| Jun 15, 2015
| 12:19 PM
With a name like his, it seemed inevitable: Cory Booker has signed a book deal.
The U.S. senator will publish "United" with Ballantine Bantam Dell, an imprint of Penguin Random House, in January 2016.
Booker came to national attention as the social-...
| Jun 11, 2015
| 4:44 PM
Oculus is expanding its virtual-reality headset to simulate the sensation of touch and gesturing as part of its quest to blur the lines between the fake and genuine world.
The touch controllers unveiled Thursday by Oculus founder Palmer Luckey are...
| Jun 12, 2015
| 2:31 PM
Scott Scherr, founder and chief executive of Weston-based Ultimate Software, has been named one of the highest rated CEOs in the nation by anonymous employee reviews on Glassdoor.com.
Scherr received a 95 percent employee approval rating and ranked No...
| Jun 8, 2015
| 5:00 AM
There's a new network of K-8 private schools called AltSchool, based in San Francisco and soon expanding to Brooklyn, N.Y., and Palo Alto. From that tiny amount of information — the name, the locations — you can probably guess that AltSchool...
| Jun 5, 2015
| 12:38 PM
It looks like our kids are getting their political news from Facebook while we Boomers are still watching the local TV news.
According to a report from the Pew Research Center, 61 percent of those born between 1981 and 1996 get their political news by...
| May 27, 2015
| 4:00 AM
There are a couple of ways to explain how Frank Gehry came to design a very large but surprisingly plain-spoken building for Facebook in Silicon Valley.
The first is that the 86-year-old Gehry and Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook's 31-year-old founder,...
| Apr 10, 2015
| 7:45 AM
What can an ex-tech exec teach you about wellness on your next cruise? Celebrity Cruises has launched a wellness program on its ships designed by former Facebook spokeswoman Randi Zuckerberg.
If the name sounds familiar, it should.
| May 21, 2015
| 2:54 PM
Mark Zuckerberg cumplió la semana pasada 31 años y prácticamente el mundo entero se enteró de la noticia. Eso no es casualidad porque Facebook, la empresa que inventó desde la nada, va a camino a convertirse en el amo supremo de las...
| May 19, 2015
| 2:56 PM
If Facebook has its way, one day you will read these words only on Facebook, because in the considered opinion of Facebook, the entire Internet should exist only on Facebook. I know this is true because I read it on Facebook.
The migration of readership...
| May 16, 2015
| 4:17 PM
Jerry Greene is not in the Cheap Seats this week. You can blame Tom Brady and the New England Patriots.
In case you just returned from Pluto, this thing called Deflategate has been dominating the news. The NFL came down hard on the Pats and Brady last...