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Former Senior Advisor to President Obama Joins GoFundMe
Crowdfunding

Former Senior Advisor to President Obama Joins GoFundMe

Longtime White House communications director Dan Pfeiffer will serve as the popular crowdfunding platform's VP of communications and policy.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Code.org CEO: Coding Provided 'Order Amidst Chaos' as Bombs Fell Near My Home
Technology

Code.org CEO: Coding Provided 'Order Amidst Chaos' as Bombs Fell Near My Home

Ahead of next week's Hour of Code, Hadi Partovi shares how computer programming offered calm, confidence and optimism in an otherwise hopeless situation.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
What Happened When President Obama Interviewed Alibaba's Jack Ma
Interviews

What Happened When President Obama Interviewed Alibaba's Jack Ma

Topics included entrepreneurship and climate change.
The Bedtime Routines of 4 Exceptionally Successful People
Sleep

The Bedtime Routines of 4 Exceptionally Successful People

From Bill Gates to Barack Obama, here's an eye-opening peek at how some of the most famous and accomplished people of our time hit the sack.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Obama Wants to Make More Workers Eligible for Overtime Pay
Legal

Obama Wants to Make More Workers Eligible for Overtime Pay

President Obama's plan would touch nearly every sector of the economy and could face legal challenges.
Obama's Ex-Press Secretary Is Now Working at McDonald's
McDonalds

Obama's Ex-Press Secretary Is Now Working at McDonald's

McDonald's wants to be seen as a 'modern, progressive burger company' with the help of Robert Gibbs.
Kate Taylor
U.S. Tech Industry Appeals to Obama to Keep Hands Off Encryption
Security

U.S. Tech Industry Appeals to Obama to Keep Hands Off Encryption

The companies say new policies would weaken increasingly sophisticated encryption systems designed to protect consumers' privacy.
The Surprising Sleep Habits of the Rich and Famous (Infographic)
Sleep

The Surprising Sleep Habits of the Rich and Famous (Infographic)

From Richard Branson to Barack Obama, Leonardo da Vinci to Wolfgang Mozart, the sleep schedules of these bigwigs are anything but naptime wishes and caviar dreams. They're just plain bizarre.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Unknown Hacking Group Pulls $300 Million International Bank Heist
Cybersecurity

Unknown Hacking Group Pulls $300 Million International Bank Heist

With threat concerns at an all-time high, a Russian cybersecurity firm's investigation uncovered a large scale financial hack attack.
Nina Zipkin
Obama Heads to Silicon Valley to Discuss Hacking Threats With CEOs
Security

Obama Heads to Silicon Valley to Discuss Hacking Threats With CEOs

The aim is to build support for beefing up cyber security laws in the wake of massive hacks at Target Corp, Sony Corp and Anthem Inc.
U.S. to Establish New Cybersecurity Agency
Security

U.S. to Establish New Cybersecurity Agency

A senior Obama official says the new agency will monitor cybersecurity threats, pooling and analyzing information on a spectrum of diffuse risks.
Obama Seeks $14 Billion to Boost U.S. Cybersecurity Defenses
Cybersecurity

Obama Seeks $14 Billion to Boost U.S. Cybersecurity Defenses

The goal is to better protect federal and private networks from hacking threats.
What Obama's Proposed Anti-Hacking Legislation Means for Entrepreneurs
Cyber Attacks

What Obama's Proposed Anti-Hacking Legislation Means for Entrepreneurs

Law seeks to create a unified, federal breach-notification standard that would streamline the requirements for companies in the face of a breach.
Alicia Gilleskie
Does President Obama's Bid to Bolster Cyber Security Go Far Enough?
Cybersecurity

Does President Obama's Bid to Bolster Cyber Security Go Far Enough?

Executives from IBM, Intel, Tanium, Exabeam, and FireEye offer their thoughts on President Obama's bid to bolster cyber security efforts.
Michal Lev-Ram