From boom to broke, these high-earning Wall Street jobs never made a comeback after the 2008 financial crisis.
Sajiv Patel waited three years for a deal to come through. Here’s how he made it happen.
GUEST: Ever since Apple’s Siri heralded the age of intelligent assistants (IAs) four years ago — followed by Microsoft, Google, Microsoft, and Facebook — pundits have complained that intelligent assistant technology isn’t living up to its promise. The truth is that innovation in this domain, as in all technological domains, follows a predictable cycle and goes […]
GUEST: So you have an exquisitely engineered product or an innovative service. Sorry, but that won’t be enough to sustain growth in today’s economy. From the customer’s point of view, you’re just getting started on meeting their basic expectations. Brands that differentiate themselves remember that driving purchase is all about creating great experiences for their customers […]
GUEST: My company’s main focus is on developing content, specifically photos, so we have been studying immersive video and virtual reality (VR) with particular interest. We are looking closely at the impact of several new VR creation and consumption technologies that launched last month at CES and at whether VR will be adopted by our users […]
Social mobile gaming company Zynga made Wall Street investors cringe this week. It beat earnings expectations in its fourth fiscal quarter earnings report on Wednesday, but chief executive Mark Pincus offered cautious guidance for the next quarter and delayed two major games. The company’s stock fell, and its valuation slipped from $1.9 billion to $1.7 billion. Zynga still […]
Justice Antonin Scalia’s death may not transform the president’s last year in office or the election. But it will change them. Here’s how.
Lara Croft and video game writer Rhianna Pratchett share more than a few traits. The hero of the Tomb Raider series and the writer of video game stories are both strong women with “daddy issues,” Pratchett jokes. Her father was Terry Pratchett, the author of 41 Discworld fantasy novels and the writer of 70 books that […]
GUEST: Bitcoin has been proclaimed dead 89 times. It has been labeled a Ponzi scheme and a failed experiment. Writers have argued for it to be forgotten and for developers to move on to greener pastures. But moving beyond this rhetoric, it’s not all that difficult to compare the rise of bitcoin to that of another […]