It's been hinted at time and again that MBAs don't quite measure up to engineering degrees in the startup world. Now there's data to back up that claim.
In a report out by Identified, a startup that pulls Facebook data to track employment trends, the difference isn't seen in the undergrad degrees. The spit happens in graduate school.
Barely a week since successfully completing sea trials after a three year hiatus, the venerable research sub Alvin is already earning back the $42 million in hardware upgrades and engineering retrofits it's received—showing off its spaciou
fired last week by the board after he became the. Last August, Chahal was charged with 45 felonies for allegedly kicking and hitting his former girlfriend. Those charges were dropped a few weeks ago and Chahal escaped jail time, however heHere's the announcement of hisRadiumOne's recently fired founder, Gurbaksh Chahal, just announced his next startup.
I don’t know if I’d be able to have the authority to do that job,Another consideration: Instagram has already gone through an explosive period of growth and despite testing a few ads, it doesn't seem fully ready to launch its monetization efforts. This makes it unclear what impact a new head of Instagram could actually make.
When you travel the world, having a few drinks with your hosts is a great way to get a sense of the local culture. But excessive alcohol consumption can cause physiological consequences . Don't worry—a hangover is universal, and your new friends probably already know a way to cope with it.Read more...
Conventional wisdom says that if you are just starting out in your career and Google offers you a job, take it! Having Google — or Facebook, Amazon, Microsoft, etc. — on your resume will open doors for life.
It did $124 million in revenue and had a net loss of $168 million. It spent $171 million in marketing and sales.According to CrunchBase, the company has raised $414 million since its founding in 2005, but it has only $109 million in cash on hand.While all of this sounds bad, there's a small silver lining.
Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg has had talks about becoming the new CEO of Disney , according to the New York Post:The 44-year-old Sandberg already sits on the Disney board and is said to have had conversations about her interest. But a source close to Sandberg tells Business Insider that the Post's story is wrong. "It's not true," this source insists.
was "general excitement" about the new monetization opportunities that releasing the API would present.In an analyst note about Facebook's advertising strategy, CitiGroup let slip that it believes that Pinterest will launch its ads API "either at the end of 2014 or early 2015." The move will be huge: Pinterest already controls 23% of referral traffic to e-commerce sites across the web.
King has listed King has listed 165 jobs since its IPO, which represents about 25% of its workforce.These jobs openings include positions in development, engineering, design, marketing, data analytics, and human resources.King desperately needs to create more hit games, as its number one money-maker, Candy Crush Saga, is in decline. So it's no wonder why King is looking to ramp up its workforce.
LinkedIn is a great way to show yourself off to prospective employers and stay in touch with people you know. But it's not great for meeting people outside your network. If you want to meet someone you don't know via LinkedIn, you can spam them with a connection request (a violation of LinkedIn's rules) or find someone who knows someone who knows the person, and ask to be introduced.
Apple has a long history of partnering with the AIDS research charity (RED). In 2006 Apple launched a line of product tie-ins branded for the campaign, including the famous U2 iPod. The money raised from these contributions adds up. How much exactly? A ccording to (RED) it adds up to $70 million dollars in total donations.
Wall Street has finally found an adtech IPO that it actually likes. Maybe even loves. Rubicon Project, the giant online ad server, went public today at $15 and by mid-afternoon the stock was up 36% to $20.52. The sale raised $101.5 million from 6.8 million shares. Rubicon will get $81.
In celebration of International Women's Day, March 8, we bring you the story of Sheila Marcelo. Marcelo created waves in January when Care.com, the company she founded, raised $91 million in a successful IPO . But to get to that point, Marcelo had to defy her family's expectations and turn away from a lucrative career as a lawyer.
from Qualcomm founder Irwin Jacobs and his wife, Joan, created The Jacobs Institute, which will offer dual-degrees in the applied information-based sciences.Eight degrees will eventually be offered, three of which will be dual master's degrees from Cornell and the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology. The three degrees will cover "connective media," "healthier life," and "built environment.
EPS is $0.37, up 5% on a year-over-year basis, but below expectations of $0.38.Our top priority is revenue growth and by that measure, we are not satisfied with our Q2 results ... we need to work faster to ameliorate the negative trends."While search and mobile advertising grew, display advertising on the desktop declined.The stock was up 2% when the release first hit.
created a make-believe cult of objective meritocracy, a pseudo-scientific mythos to obscure and reinforce the belief that only people who look and talk like us are worth noticingThe next major thing Silicon Valley needs to disrupt is its own culture, states programmer and former Facebook engineer Carlos Bueno. What's wrong with it? "The problem is that Silicon Valley has ... ," Bueno writes.