Tuesday, May 30, 2017

WOMEN IN TECH

WOMEN IN TECH

by Katherine Rosman (courtesy wsj) For a Percentage, He Turns Internet Fame Into Cash; Grumpy Gets a Movie Deal Grumpy Cat Some celebrities simply cannot be pleased. Just ask Ben Lashes, a talent manager in Los Angeles....

StarWalk Kids Media has announced that it has made all 160-plus ebooks in its collection available free of charge for anyone with Internet access—children, families, and educators—during the entire month of July. In just the...

courtesy M.I.T. web.mit.edu/newsoffice In 2006, when Tomás Palacios completed his PhD in electrical and computer engineering at the University of California at Santa Barbara, he was torn between taking a job in academia or industry. "I wanted...

Project Scientist: Inspiring the Next Generation of Females How can we encourage more girls and women to pursue STEM fields? Published on June 24, 2013 by Jonathan Wai, Ph.D. in Finding the Next Einstein Guest post written...

Tom Hoggins speaks to Disney Interactive's executive producer about the challenge, risk and reward of Disney's ambitious new video game and toy line. The Lone Ranger, played by Armie Hammer in the Disney film Photo: DISNEY <!--...
MIT

MIT has formally joined the Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition, a global partnership of governments, businesses, and civil society organizations working together with the goal of applying a price on carbon emissions, the predominant cause...

Digital technologies are impacting American middle and high school students’ writing in many ways, both good and bad, a new national report from the Pew Research Center shows. According to the survey of teachers...

By Gus Delaporte via commercialobserver The Brooklyn Tech Triangle Coalition has set its sights on overtaking Silicon Valley as the nation’s largest tech hub, and a strategic plan issued last week has outlined how it can...

Harnessing Carlyle’s Global Resources to Create Value in Portfolio Companies Washington, DC – Global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group (NASDAQ: CG) today announced that Jill R. Wight has joined the firm as a Principal in...

by Steve Kovach, courtesy BusinessInsider I spent this weekend in Cleveland for my little cousin's high school graduation. He's 18. Most of his friends are 17-19 years old.  And when their eyes weren't glued to the...

 The two invented a soccer ball that generates clean, accessible electrical energy—the first of a series of products for their company, Uncharted Play, which uses a combination of technology and play to help the...

According to The Wall Street Journal, Yahoo's board of directors has approved the company's widely-rumored acquisition of Tumblr in an all-cash deal worth $1.1 billion. Assuming the terms are accepted by Tumblr, CEO Marissa...