Lyneka Little

Lyneka Little

Is a freelance writer in New York. She's written about personal finance and small business for such publications as The Wall Street Journal, MainStreet.com, Walletpop.com, People magazine. She also works as a freelance producer covering money at ABCNews.com. Little attended Howard University where she studied journalism. She loves drinking wine and tweeting, preferably at the same time. Follow Little on Twitter @Lyneka.

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Jon Lech Johansen (a.k.a. 'DVD-Jon') on Starting Up as a Self-Taught Engineer
Starting a Business

Jon Lech Johansen (a.k.a. 'DVD-Jon') on Starting Up as a Self-Taught Engineer

A self-taught engineer turned entrepreneur who helped unlock protected DVDs in the '90s shares his thoughts on programming, startup VISAs and whom he admires in tech.
Young Entrepreneurs on How to Spend Your First $1 Million
Cash Flow & Money Management

Young Entrepreneurs on How to Spend Your First $1 Million

If you're in the rarefied position of being able to attract investor dollars, these three young founders have some advice for you.
Google's Eric Schmidt Posts Advice on Switching From iPhone to Android
Mobile

Google's Eric Schmidt Posts Advice on Switching From iPhone to Android

Google Chairman Eric Schmidt published step-by-step instructions on how to make the switch from iPhone to Android.
Cell Phone Calls During Flights: Best Idea or Worst Idea Ever?
Business Travel

Cell Phone Calls During Flights: Best Idea or Worst Idea Ever?

Love it or hate it, chatting on your cell phone during a flight could soon become a reality.
Microsoft Sells Google-Bashing Mugs, T-Shirts on its Website
News and Trends

Microsoft Sells Google-Bashing Mugs, T-Shirts on its Website

Microsoft has taken its year-long campaign against Google to the next level, selling "Scroogled"-branded merchandise on its website.
News and Trends

Bill Gates Gets Teary-Eyed Talking About Search for New Microsoft CEO

Microsoft's co-founder had an emotional moment during the company's annual shareholders meeting yesterday.
Business Travel

Europe Approves 3G and LTE Broadband on Flights

The European Commission has granted airlines permission to offer passengers 3G and LTE networks in flight.
Finally: Google Chrome Users Can Pinpoint Which Tab Is Making That Annoying Sound
News and Trends

Finally: Google Chrome Users Can Pinpoint Which Tab Is Making That Annoying Sound

Google Chrome users can now quickly identify which of their open browser tabs is playing video or music.
Amazon Teams Up With USPS to Offer Sunday Delivery
Shipping Center

Amazon Teams Up With USPS to Offer Sunday Delivery

Amazon customers in some parts of the U.S. can now get packages every day of the week.
Justin Bieber Gets a Case of Startup Fever
Social Media

Justin Bieber Gets a Case of Startup Fever

The 19-year-old pop star reportedly led a $1.1 million seed round for a new social network called Shots of Me.
News and Trends

Ashton Kutcher's Latest Role: Lenovo Product Engineer

The highest-paid actor on television has signed on to develop and market Lenovo’s Yoga line of tablets.
News and Trends

More People to Get Google Glass as Explorer Program Expands

Tech lovers desperate to get their hands on Google's wearable computer may soon have the chance – that is, if they know the right people.
Social Media

President Obama's Twitter Links Hacked

President Obama's Twitter links were compromised on Monday in an apparent attack by the Syrian Electronic Army.
Technology

Tesla Nabs Apple Hardware Exec to Lead Vehicle Development

Just a week after eBay lured Apple e-commerce executive RJ Pittman to join its ranks, Apple has lost another member of its executive team.
The 'Treps

Richard Branson: I Cried When I Sold Virgin Records

At the 40th celebration of Virgin Records, billionaire business mogul Richard Branson recalled crying when he sold the record label more than 20 years ago.
News and Trends

HTC Co-Founder Cher Wang to Take Some Duties From CEO

Chairwoman Wang will assume more day-to-day operational duties as the company focuses on regaining market share.
Richard Branson Shares Letter He Wrote to 12-Year-Old Fan About Keys to Success
Business Ideas

Richard Branson Shares Letter He Wrote to 12-Year-Old Fan About Keys to Success

The Virgin Group founder recently received a letter from a 12-year-old girl asking about his skills. He took to LinkedIn on Thursday to share his response with the world.
News and Trends

EBay Lures Apple Exec to Run Products Division

In the latest play in the tech world's game of musical chairs, eBay has hired Apple executive RJ Pittman to run its products division.
Social Media

Facebook Allows Teens to Make Posts Public

In a move that could change the way companies market to teens online, Facebook will give teens the option of making their content public.
Rockstar Tries to Make Good on Grand Theft Auto Glitches
News and Trends

Rockstar Tries to Make Good on Grand Theft Auto Glitches

Because of problems with its online launch, Grand Theft Auto 5 users are getting a bonus.
News and Trends

Apple Taps Burberry CEO to Run Retail Operations

Angela Ahrendts is the first high-profile head of retail since Ron Johnson left in 2011.
BlackBerry Founders Consider Takeover
News and Trends

BlackBerry Founders Consider Takeover

Mike Lazaridis and Douglas Fregin, co-founders of the company now known as BlackBerry, are considering a bid that could save the embattled smartphone maker.
Starbucks CEO Launches Petition to End Government Shutdown
Leadership

Starbucks CEO Launches Petition to End Government Shutdown

Howard Schultz, the CEO of Starbucks, will give customers the opportunity to sign a petition calling for an end to the government shutdown.
Obama Nominates Janet Yellen to Head Federal Reserve
Leadership

Obama Nominates Janet Yellen to Head Federal Reserve

President Obama nominated Janet Yellen, who currently serves as vice chair of the Federal Reserve, to serve as the central bank's next chairman.
T-Mobile Eliminates International Data Fees for Individuals and Businesses
Mobile

T-Mobile Eliminates International Data Fees for Individuals and Businesses

In a win for business travelers, the wireless carrier will slash fees for data and texting in more than 100 countries beginning October 31.
News and Trends

Englert and Higgs Win Nobel Prize in Physics After String of Delays

Francois Englert and Peter W. Higgs were jointly awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences after a series of unusual delays.
Leadership

Google's Schmidt to Release New Book

Eric Schmidt, Google's executive chairman and former CEO, will release a book next fall entitled 'No Adult Supervision Required: How To Build Successful 21st Century Companies.'
News and Trends

Google Glass Users Will See Transit Directions

Google Glass users that have paired Glass with an Android device will be able to see public transit directions on the device.
It's All About the Benjamins: A Look at the $100 Bill's New Facelift
Money

It's All About the Benjamins: A Look at the $100 Bill's New Facelift

The latest U.S. currency denomination to get a redux by the Fed is the $100. Here's a look at what to expect from the new bill.
Twitter CEO Spars With Tech Entrepreneur Over Lack of Women on Board
Management & Operations

Twitter CEO Spars With Tech Entrepreneur Over Lack of Women on Board

After a New York Times story critiqued Twitter for having zero women on its board, the social network's CEO aired his opinions -- leading to a social media-infused grudge match.

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