Amit Singhal, Google's search chief, says teenagers and other people who made small, "innocent" mistakes shouldn't be chased their entire lives.
Twenty-seven-year Microsoft veteran Soma Somasegar is moving on from heading Microsoft's developer division to pursue the next phase of his career.
Former Chicago Public Schools CEO Barbara Byrd-Bennett was indicted Thursday on charges she pocketed bribes in return for steering a no-bid $20.5 million contract to an education consulting firm where she once worked. Gary Solomon and Tom Vranas, co-owners of SUPES Academy, and the business itself...
Volkswagen's US chief says hew was unaware of 'defeat device' until last month.
For years, residents and advocates such as the Atlanta Bicycle Coalition have had to lean on city officials to make sure bicycles got a fair shake at City Hall. Now two-wheelers will have an advocate in city government to help rallyShow More Summary
RICHARD COCKETT, The Economist’s former south east Asia bureau chief, discusses Burma’s colonial past, current president and the country’s increasing geopolitical importance
Chief Tango sends us a link to NBC News which reports that Spencer Stone, one of the three Americans on the train to Paris who stopped a jihadist from killing a number of Europeans a few weeks ago, was stabbed outside a club in Sacramento, California. Airman First Class Stone was in stable condition on […]
The group that monitors the world economy thinks we should really stop supporting fossil fuels. The post Now Is The Time For A Carbon Tax, IMF Chief Says appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Starz Chief Executive Chris Albrecht isn't ready to announce any major deals to combine his company with movie studio Lionsgate -- or even AMC Networks. But the veteran TV executive didn't exactly dismiss reports that merger conversations have been taking place, particularly a tie-up with Lionsgate,...
Amid heightened regional tensions following Russia's armed intervention in Syria, the head of NATO vowed Thursday to help defend Turkey, if necessary, against Russian threats. The two countries have come close to clashing in recent days in the escalating regional crisis, and Ankara called in the...
Uefa referees' chief Pierluigi Collina says the tackle which broke Man Utd player Luke Shaw's leg should have been punished.
Zeid Raad al-Hussein says he is 'deeply concerned' by spike in attacks by both Israelis and Palestinians.
Eva Moskowitz, the New York City charter schools executive whose work is championed by hedge-fund managers and other Wall Street executives, said she won’t run against Bill de Blasio in two... To view the full story, click the title link.
Authorities confirmed an individual was killed when an Amtrak passenger train collided with a vehicle in Moody on Oct. 7. According to Moody Police Chief Thomas Hunt, at approximately 4 p.m. the train struck a Ford F-150 as it crossed the tracks at the intersection of Trail's End Lane and U.S. Show More Summary
“The former chief executive officer of the beleaguered social network Twitter has a new job that some might view as a promotion — contributor to the writers room on HBO’s hit show ‘Silicon Valley,’” reports BloombergBusiness. The story adds, “In an interview...
By Paul Carrel LIMA (Reuters) - International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde urged global policymakers on Thursday to support economic growth while also tackling financial risks stemming from the provision of easy money amid a...Show More Summary
Chief Tango sends us a link from Military.com in which they report that the social justice warriors are hard at work turning the troops into lab rats for their latest experiment; predicting crime. They want to use soldiers in order to crunch numbers and determine which will commit violent crimes; The researchers drew on 38 […]
Thomas Insel, who has been director of the National Institute of Mental Health for 13 years, is leaving at the end of the month to join Google. A major force behind the Obama administration’s BRAIN Initiative, he stirred major controversy by pressing for an overhaul in the way mental illness is diagnosed. Show More Summary
Volkswagen's U.S. chief will face questions from lawmakers during a congressional hearing Thursday on the automaker's diesel emissions scandal. Michael Horn, chief executive of Volkswagen Group of America, was called to testify before the House Energy and Commerce Committee's oversight and investigations...
The Deutsche Sinfonie Orchester (DSO-Berlin), casting around for a music director to succeed Tugan Sokhiev who has moved to the Bolshoi, have named their next chief. He is Robin Ticciati, 32, music director at Glyndebourne Festival Opera and the Scottish Chamber Orchestra. He will have to give up one of those jobs when he begins […]