Wednesday, September 20, 2017

WOMEN IN TECH

WOMEN IN TECH

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...

by Brandon Oland (courtesy CarrollCountyTimes) When McDaniel College senior Ashley Hopkins graduates later this month, she will be able to tout the filmmaking skills she developed in college. She can shoot, edit and upload videos. All she...

by Ry Rivard (courtesy InsideHigerEd) The Georgia Institute of Technology plans to offer a $7,000 online master’s degree to 10,000 new students over the next three years without hiring much more than a handful of...

By Arden Dier (courtesy Newser) Jennie Lamere was the only girl competing at a Boston hackathon last month, and the only of 80 coders who competed solo. So when the 17-year-old New Hampshire native took...

Natalia Oberti Noguera’s Pipeline Fellowship is changing the face of angel investing, bringing women and minority groups into the fold. This piece is part of Change Generation, our series on inspiring young entrepreneurs. Read more...

MATT DRUDGE recently noted an anniversary of his aggregator news site with a Twitter post: “18 years of DRUDGE REPORT in February! And STILL sitting ;).” by (courtesy NYTimes) Mr. Drudge, 46, hasn’t just been...

Gianna Chien is somewhat different from all the other researchers reporting on their work today to more than 8,000 doctors at the Heart Rhythm Society meeting. Chien's study found that Apple Inc.’s iPad2 can, in...

by Regina Kunkle, NetApp (courtesy FORBES) Occasionally, I’m asked: What’s the secret to success? For me, it’s pursuing my passion and focusing on making myself proud. The number one question I’m asked by young women coming...

By Bill Gates  (courtesy TED) I spend a lot of my time working to help improve America’s schools. I’m also a big fan of TED Talks. So when TED’s Chris Anderson asked me to give...

Yahoo CEO and first time mom Marissa Mayer hit pay dirt in her first year as head honcho tapping out at $36.6 million, with $35 million coming from stock awards--how else would you distribute...