Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer made some big waves earlier this year with her controversial policy banning telecommuting. Now, she’s in the news again. This time it’s over an equally controversial policy that requires managers to rank employees on a ‘bell curve’ (with those at the low end getting the sack!)
The decision by Dish Network to close its remaining 300 Blockbuster stores is big news in the United States. That’s not surprising. Anybody who grew up in the US, in the days before DVDs and Internet streaming, would have had some Blockbuster experience.
Something happened last month that’s pretty significant in the world of smartphones. Both Samsung and LG launched their first ever curved phones.
Amy Ng is a freelance artist. But she’s not just an artist. She is also a publisher and a trainer. The topic of her publications and her training programme might surprise you though. It’s not about art per se. Rather, it’s about business. Specifically, about what artists need to learn in order to make a living out of what they love doing.
“Our competition is different. They’re confused,” Apple CEO Tim Cook said at the launch of the iPad Air and the upgraded iPad Mini last week. “They chased after netbooks. Now they’re trying to make PCs into tablets and tablets into PCs. Who knows what they’ll do next?”