It’s tough to know who at a company makes what, or what the average salary is. Companies tend to be cagey about that information, so employees and jobseekers are generally left in the dark.
First, 11 Chinese students studying abroad in Australia, the US, and the UK wrote an open letter to the people of China, enumerating the horrors of the 1989 Tiananmen Square Massacre—which has its 26th anniversary next month—and calling upon the Communist Party to put those responsible on trial.
There is a big body of academic research, mostly based on surveys and studies, indicating that women are better than men at investing because they are more patient, make fewer off-the-cuff decisions, and exhibit more self-control.
Americans just don’t really care that much. And the world should thank them for it. Sure, every four years Americans will show up to a bar and watch people run around a field for 90 minutes during the World Cup.
Something happens between the bubbles, bailouts, boom and bust cycles that we can’t afford to ignore, and it’s happening right now in the US and Europe.
Though 35 new cases of Ebola have been reported last week in Ghana and Sierra Leone, the worst of the epidemic is over.
Last week the French national assembly voted to ban French supermarkets from throwing away edible food. Now, the politician spearheading the movement to stop food waste in France wants other countries to follow suit.
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Mary Meeker, the legendary internet stock analyst who’s now a partner at the venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield Byers, delivered her annual “State of the Internet” presentation today at the Code Conference in California.
Maybe the company just got sick of reporting bad news. McDonald’s will stop releasing monthly sales reports, Steve Easterbrook told investors today (May 27) at a conference in New York. Easterbrook said the decision was part of an effort “to focus our activities… around the strategic longer-term actions we’re taking,” and that it would be effective July 1.
In 2009, Saudi Arabia was named the most dangerous place in the world to drive by the World Health Organization.
A Ruth Bader Ginsburg emoji? We’re tempted to say it was only a matter of time—but in this case, it also was a matter of feminist principle.
Los Angeles and 25 other southern California cities are paying their residents up to $6,000 to dig up their lawns and put in fake turf and woodchips—part of a bid to help meet the state’s mandatory reduction in water use issued in April.
Several top officials from FIFA, the global governing body of the sport of soccer, were sensationally arrested overnight in Zurich, Switzerland.
Are your favorite brands backing an alleged criminal conspiracy polluting the world’s beautiful game?
Major media outlets in the United States are failing the American public, particularly when the time comes to cover the Middle East and North Africa.
If you’ve just had it with taking the subway, or sitting in an office, or just generally being around other people, you may be in luck.
Share Tap image to zoom Vox on the block.(Vox Media) Before Vox Media struck a deal to buy Recode, the two digital publishers already had something in common: Comcast, which has invested in both companies and could end up owning them outright.
A Chinese entrepreneur and avid Star Trek fan has built his company headquarters to look like the USS Enterprise of the classic American science fiction franchise. Liu Dejun, founder of the Hong Kong-listed online gaming company NetDragon Websoft, invested a total of 600 million yuan ($97 million) to build the replica of the spacecraft, after getting permission from CBS.