By using social media bots, celebrities, politicians and others can falsely inflate the number of friends and followers they have, possibly swaying public opinion about a new song — or a policy position.
At some point very soon, a large amount of public information, like a car license plate, will be part of a mosaic portraying personal lives
For years, Linux has enjoyed the backing of a range of big tech companies. How has Linux flourished while other open-source efforts have begged for resources?
Airbnb has closed a new round of financing from a group led by TPG Growth that values the home-sharing company at about $10 billion, people briefed on the matter said.
Samsung’s newest phone, the Galaxy S5, is a very nice device. But it falls far short of Apple’s iPhone.
After Dropbox appointed Condoleezza Rice, the former secretary of state, to its board of directors, some users have complained about her views on Internet surveillance.
Sotheby’s adopted a poison pill to defend itself against an attempt by Daniel S. Loeb’s Third Point hedge fund to replace three of Sotheby’s directors. But the poison pill was invented in the 1980s to fight off hostile raiders, and Mr.
The board of directors of Monte dei Paschi di Siena, Italy’s third-largest, approved a plan for a 5 billion euro share sale — €2 billion more than the bank’s shareholders had rejected in December.
Worldwide architecture firm Woods Bagot redesigned their own Beijing offices in 2011 to promote flexible, Activity Based Working. Woods Bagot’s own Beijing studio is a flexible design space that promotes Activity Based Working, tailored to match the unique diversity of tasks required in a multi-disciplined design studio. The initial brief was to assign a workplace that would sit as one of the key hubs in Woods Bagot’s global design studio. It integrates a high level of technology to allow staff to work and play anywhere, anytime – a new work style that we have incorporated by offering flexibility and promoting collaboration between teams…
The success of typically low-budget productions offers a potential path for the rest of the world, which is struggling to move profitably into online programming.
Morgan Stanley’s solid first quarter provides evidence that it has adapted better to a stricter regulatory environment than rivals like Goldman Sachs, which reported an earnings decline.