| May 14, 2014
| 7:58 AM
The last time the Emily Post Institute issued a guide to business etiquette was in 2005, nearly a decade ago. Since then much has changed, including shifting gender roles, an expanding generational divide as older workers remain in the workplace, and of...
| May 27, 2014
| 9:40 AM
When tycoons and world leaders meet - as they will at a conference today on inclusive capitalism in London, featuring the Prince of Wales, Bill Clinton and Christine Lagarde - you never see them exchange cards. If they do, I doubt they hang on to them. At...
| Jun 2, 2014
| 2:17 PM
As expected, Apple unveiled the latest versions of its iOS and OS X operating systems Monday morning at the keynote event of its Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco.
Led by Chief Executive Tim Cook and Senior Vice President Craig...
| Apr 16, 2014
"Transcendence" is a most curious name for a movie that never shakes free from those hoary old cliches about the evils of technology and the danger by which man plays at becoming a god. The man in question here is Johnny Depp, whose listless lead...
| Apr 24, 2014
| 9:06 AM
BEIJING — A Chinese government crackdown on “lewd and pornographic” content has ensnared Internet giant Sina.com, with authorities saying Thursday that inappropriate articles and videos were found on the portal and that the company would...
| Apr 4, 2014
| 3:36 PM
Google Maps has added Cambodia's ancient temples of Angkor to its World Wonders Project.
More than 90,000 images captured by the Internet giant's Street View cameras have been collected and made available in a virtual tour of the Khmer temples and...
| May 1, 2014
| 5:00 AM
SAN FRANCISCO — Venture capital rising to levels not seen since 2001. Companies with no profits going public. Billions of dollars being paid for start-ups.
These and other signs that the tech boom may be taking an irrational turn are leading...
| May 2, 2014
| 10:40 AM
Doodle 4 Google is underway. This is the annual contest that lands a student's artwork on the Google homepage to be seen by multiple millions of users.
Works by 50 state winners are now up for a public vote, and Southern California has a representative....
| May 4, 2014
| 8:30 PM
HONG KONG - iQiyi, the Chinese online video service, will seek a stock market listing within the next three years, according to reports.
The company is currently a unit of Baidu, the NASDAQ-listed Chinese search engine giant, having been founded in...
| Apr 25, 2014
| 4:17 PM
I receive numerous emails every day from people seeking nautical information, and not everyone is a boater. They want to know what a boat is worth, get navigational tips for a voyage and learn the long-range weather forecast because they will be...
| Apr 3, 2014
| 6:09 PM
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. — Silicon Valley, with its influence and economic clout soaring to all-time highs, is having its pop culture moment.
But the stream of movies, books, even a reality TV show spotlighting nerdy start-up culture have all been...