(Source: techcrunch.com) While most people probably would not think of New York as a hotbed for enterprise startups of any kind, it is actually quite active. When you stop to consider that the world’s biggest banks and financial services companies are located there, it would certainly make sense […]
(Source: http://www.vox.com) Designing Women, Frasier, 24, Fargo, Legion — some of the best TV shows of the past 30-plus years have one terrific actress in common: Jean Smart. Tall, striking, and bold, Smart has carved out a path in Hollywood that involves never doing the same thing twice, […]
A black woman lost a job offer because she wouldn’t cut her dreadlocks. Now she wants to go to the Supreme Court.
(Source: http://www.vox.com) A black Alabama woman who lost a job offer because she refused to cut her dreadlocks is asking the Supreme Court to hear her case. On April 4, the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund filed a petition to add EEOC v. Catastrophe Management Solutions to […]
(Source: techcrunch.com) Amazon is developing a series based on William Gibson’s science fiction novel The Peripheral. Variety reports that the series is being considered for a straight-to-series order, with Scott B. Smith writing and executive producing, and Lisa Joy and Jonathan Nolan (creators of the HBO remake of […]
(Source: http://www.theverge.com) Police in South Wales have arrested a drug dealer based on a WhatsApp message with a photograph of the dealer’s hand holding an assortment of pills, according to a report from the BBC. The first convictions in Wales based on fingerprints from a photo Despite that […]
(Source: arstechnica.com) Steve Wozniak, the cofounder of Apple, has formally deactivated his Facebook account. Wozniak, who has not been involved with day-to-day operations at Apple in decades, nonetheless has a legendary status in Silicon Valley. He is an active user of social media: his Twitter account regularly sends […]
(Source: http://www.inc.com) Last year, the 9th circuit ruled that it was okay to pay a teacher from Arizona who moved to California less than her co-workers because the formula was based strictly on the previous salary and had nothing to do with sex. If the teachers in question […]