What Silicon Valley needs is some old-fashioned HR know-how

As new revelations tumbled out last week about sexual-harassment allegations against a venture capitalist in Silicon Valley, LinkedIn co-founder and Greylock Partners venture capitalist Reid Hoffman wrote a widely read post calling for...

Google profits drop on $2.7 billion EU fine, but growth is steady

Profits at Google's parent company, Alphabet, took a hit in its second quarter, as the company dealt with a $2.7 billion fine from the European Union levied for anti-competitive...

FirstNet, broadband network to enable police and fire responders to talk to each other,...

At a recent national gathering of police commanders and telecommunications executives, one executive lamented: “What company sends its employees into the field without a smartphone? Cops do. They give...

While the White House battles for control, heres whats at stake for the CFPB

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau settled in for a second day Tuesday with two people claiming to be acting director. President Trump’s pick, White House budget director Mick Mulvaney, started...

After the Equifax breach, heres how to freeze your credit to protect your identity

Consumers affected by the Equifax data breach are scrambling for ways to protect their financial lives. Some are considering Equifax's own credit monitoring service. Others suggest freezing your credit as a...

Money moves to make in 2017

Are you sick and tired of being broke? Could you use some motivation to spend less so you can save more? Do you want to be rich? Well, every new year is...

Roll Up, Roll Up for France’s Famous Atomic Juggling Act: Gadfly

If power companies were rewarded for not pumping out planet-warming carbon dioxide, then Electricite de France SA would be a prince among paupers. Nuclear and renewables accounted for 88...

Why Korean companies are forcing their workers to go by English names

Hwang Yun-ik would never think to call his co-workers or boss by their first names. Most Koreans wouldn’t. For Hwang, that changed recently. Kakao Corp., one of South Korea’s...

Google spent the most it ever has trying to influence Washington: $6 million

Google spent the most it ever has in a single quarter trying to influence elected officials in Washington, according to lobbying disclosures made public late Thursday. The past three...

No. 1 reason why tenants relocate from D.C.? High rent.

While renters are traditionally more transient than homeowners and many deliberately choose to rent because of their desire to be flexible enough to switch cities and careers, a recent...