Posted In: Twitter, social media, workplace, etiquette
Terminated employees used to go quietly. But Twitter is becoming a popular site for announcing one's own professional demise. Is that a good thing?
Posted In: reality tv, television, media
Today Dutch group Mars One is set to announce details about its plan to fund a human colony on Mars -- by turning the process into a reality TV show. Is the once fast-growing, profitable reality TV machine -- here on Earth -- sputtering?
Posted In: sea world, IPO, theme parks
SeaWorld Entertainment, home of famous orca Shamu, wowed investors in a big IPO. Amid concern about consumer spending in a slow, fragile economic recovery, theme parks are doing surprisingly well. Why?
Posted In: Yahoo, Marissa Mayer, acquisition
Since becoming Yahoo CEO last summer, Marissa Mayer has embarked on a takeover strategy: Buy companies to get their talent. As Yahoo reports earnings, we find out if it worked.
Posted In: bitcoin
Digital currency Bitcoin has grown sensationally, with 11 million Bitcoins worth nearly $2 billion in circulation. It's the ultimate Internet-age currency: Bitcoin circulates only online, trades anonymously and isn't regulated by any government.
Posted In: north pole, Running, Sports
Four dozen trekked to the North Pole in a marathon that costs more than $15,000 to run in. Feel like taking a run on a polar ice floe? Here's what you need to know about the race.
Posted In: Education, new jersey, Mark Zuckerberg
Most of the $100 million donation has been spent on brokering a new teachers contract that creates performance-based pay and opening new schools.