Surprise: An 8th Harry Potter book is coming out this summer

LONDON — Learning that a brand new Harry Potter story was coming to the stage in London was undeniably magical — but the news left many fans across the world disappointed that they wouldn’t be able to see the wizarding world’s next chapter unfold. Thankfully, our long international nightmare is over. On Wednesday, we learned […]

This VC Has A Simple Message For Unicorns

This VC Has A Simple Message For Unicorns: Build Real Businesses

Rich Wong was late to get on the call for our interview. A General Partner at Accel, Wong had just finished a board meeting with Sunrun, a solar energy startup that he saw through the IPO process in 2015. Sunrun’s stock dropped some 20% immediately after it went public, but Wong feels that the IPO was successful overall. The timing of Sunrun’s board […]

The U.S. unemployment rate has dropped below 5percent

Unemployment drops below 5% for first time since 2008

The U.S. unemployment rate has dropped below 5% for the first time since 2008 and wages are finally on the rise, indicating that the multi-year economic recovery is not done yet. The Labor Department’s January report found that the U.S. added 151,000 jobs in the first month of the year, putting the unemployment rate at […]

Personal Disruption: 5 Entrepreneurs Share How To Live With #DisruptYourself In Mind

In startups, disruptors reap the massive benefits of doing things a new way. Name any unicorn company, like Apple, Amazon, or Uber — in fact, name nearly any great company, and behind its success is a story of disruption. The thing is– companies don’t disrupt, people do. So, pivoting off my latest book, Disrupt Yourself!, I asked […]


Google now lets YouTubers raise money for charity with every video

Giving back just got a whole lot easier — at least when it comes to YouTube. Google announced a new feature on Tuesday that lets YouTubers attach a streamlined “donation card” to their videos, raising money for a verified nonprofit of their choice through the content they create. The new add-on, which appears when viewers […]

5 ways you’re still not taking full advantage of your iPad

While you probably use your iPad every day for web browsing and media consumption, are you really using it to its full potential? Five years after the first iPad went on sale on April 3, 2010, we have five suggestions for ways to get the most out of your Apple tablet. Having a second monitor […]

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Facebook is building a sports hub to rival ESPN called Facebook Sports Stadium

Facebook has announced the launch of Facebook Sports Stadium, its first shot at trying to provide the kind of real-time sports experience that is dominated by Twitter and ESPN. “With 650 million sports fans, Facebook is the world’s largest stadium. People already turn to Facebook to celebrate, commiserate, and talk trash with their friends and […]


Meet the heterosexual couples fighting for civil partnerships

LONDON — Amy Wilson can’t see herself wearing a white dress, or even walking down the aisle, but she wants the protection that comes with marriage, especially as she’s expecting her first child with her partner. “When it comes to the idea of marriage, a lot of the religious and historical connotations jar with me,” […]

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