The best things on the Internet this week, curated by Fast Company employees. Kim Lightbody Photo: Celine Grouard for Fast Company Name: Kim Lightbody Role at Fast Company: Editorial assistant. I help Fast Company's editor, Bob Safian, maintain his sanity, and do some writing and editorial work as well. Show More Summary
This week, The Franklin Institute is hiring a social media manager, while Green Flash Brewing Company needs a social media coordinator. The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is seeking a social media director, and The New York Times is looking for a creative media strategist. Show More Summary
Top WWE executive and multiple time World Heavyweight champion Triple H announced earlier today that the company’s popular NXT brand will hold a live event in Brooklyn, New York at the Barclays Center the night before SummerSlam. The #FutureIsNow…@WWENXT takes over the @barclayscenter on Aug. Show More Summary
Well, yeah, when people have no money, live in 3rd world conditions, sure, that’s great! (Daily Caller) The New York Times has published a story bemoaning how American companies looking to do
The New York Times Company has named Clay Fisher senior vice president, consumer marketing. Fisher most recently oversaw DirecTV’s digital marketing and media group. He had been with DirecTV since 2011. “A proven leader and creativeShow More Summary
Getty Images By Mia Taylor NEW YORK -- It may be time to quit your day job. Just ask Redd Horrocks. Two and a half years ago the Las Vegas resident was making about $52,000 a year as a stage manager for an event production company and...Show More Summary
Renowned ballerina Misty Copeland was made a principal dancer with the American Ballet Theatre on Tuesday, becoming the first African-American woman to hold the position with the company, the New York Times reports.
The American Ballet Theater promoted Misty Copeland to principal dancer, making her the first African-American woman to hold the role in the company's 75-year history, the New York Times reports. Copeland, 32, has been with the company for nearly 15 years and has been a soloist for almost 8 years. Since... More »
Thanks in part to Taylor Swift's rebuke, Apple is going to pay artists for music streamed during any Apple Music free trial period. But how much, exactly? Per the New York Times, the company is paying 0.2 cent per song streamed free, which may not sound like much but...
Apple will be paying royalties of 0.2 cents for each song that is streamed from Apple Music during the service’s three-month trial period, The New York Times reports. While the company had originally not planned to compensate artists...Show More Summary
New York Knicks President Phil Jackson griped this week that Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James travels a heckuva lot -- and Jackson has company. A video compilation of James appearing to take too many steps with the ball is traveling across the Internet. Show More Summary
Jay Godfrey is a New York based fashion company seeking a highly motivated and experienced Part Time Sales Associate to join the team in our flagship boutique, located in NYC’s historic Meatpacking District. Continue reading
More liberal media double standards: The New York Times, which would move ahem, heaven and earth to get religion out of politics when it comes to companies like Hobby Lobby that refuse on religious ground to pay for birth control for...Show More Summary
Last time Airbnb launched an ad campaign as it was facing regulation, it didn't go so well. The company's ads in New York City ended up being defaced in subways, and one of the Airbnb ad "stars" was evicted after her landlord found out she was listing rooms on the platform. Show More Summary
According to The New York Times, the FDA officially declared trans fats “unsafe” to consume and gave companies three years to rid their products of them.
A handful of the country's largest media organizations, including the New York Times, the Associated Press, the Washington Post, and Getty Images will begin testing news-gathering drones Tuesday at a test range in Virginia. Reporters...Show More Summary
Thus far, drug companies haven't been able to develop an effective treatment for female sexual dysfunction. Boonchuay1970/Shutterstock The New York Times reports: ...[A] female libido pill that had been twice rejected by the F.D.A. achieved a surprise success on June 4, when a panel of experts recommended the agency approve it.... Show More Summary
New York Times business columnist James B. Stewart last week examined the airline industry’s ongoing obsessive focus on “discipline” — i.e., keeping a tight rein on capacity — and concluded that while it’s great for companies’ bottom lines, it’s not so good for travelers. Show More Summary
A medical marijuana firm has broken ground in New York before winning state approval. The company's president calls the move in the Hudson Valley an educated leap of faith. The Times Herald-Record... To view the full story, click the title link.
For the latest updates from the company's annual developer conference, follow two New York Times reporters, Farhad Manjoo and Brian X. Chen, who will be providing live updates from the keynote address in San Francisco.