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Amit Singhal, Google’s search chief, oversees the 200 or so factors that determine where websites rank in the company’s search engine, which means he decides if your website lives or dies. His current challenge: figuring out how to spread that same fear and influence to...

Early this week the WSJ reported that the Securities Exchange Commission is investigating the selling of pre-IPO company stock, which has seen a recent surge in activity as companies remain private longer and valuations continue to rise....

What you can learn from the behaviors of 7 billionaires--in their own words. According to Forbes, there are about 1,826 billionaires on the planet. Of those, 290 joined the club in 2015. That's an increase of about 19 percent. At that rate, the number of billionaires...

Quip, Cotap, and others are scrapping the mobile-first playbook. Bret Taylor had a chart that was going the wrong way. The CEO of Quip, a startup whose namesake app promised to redefine word processing for the mobile era, had seen a curious trend: Desktop usage of Quip,...

My husband and I had two choices of hotels for our stay last weekend at a destination wedding—Hilton Garden Inn or Best Western. The choice was a no brainer. More on that decision shortly, but first, let’s take a diversion into the history of brands....

Lies are a fact of life. But technology may soon make them obsolete. "Almost everybody lies now and then," said Tim Levine, chair of the Communications Studies Department at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. "Most people are pretty good at it, in that you can't...

Maybe it isn’t about mobility after all — instead, it’s about putting computing everywhere. That could mean big changes for the way people design and build their computer systems....