Julie Bort

Julie Bort

When not writing for Business Insider I can usually be found on the trails, on my mountain bike or skis -- if you know where to look.

The Best Part of Google's Conference Was a Teen Who Taught Himself to Code to Diagnose Cancer
Google

The Best Part of Google's Conference Was a Teen Who Taught Himself to Code to Diagnose Cancer

Google was so impressed with his app that the company showcased it during CEO Sundar Pichai's opening keynote at its I/O developer conference.
Check Out the Amazing Gifts Bill Gates Sent to This Reddit User
Bill Gates

Check Out the Amazing Gifts Bill Gates Sent to This Reddit User

One lucky person gets the Microsoft co-founder as their Secret Santa.
Facebook Is Once Again Putting the $41 Billion Computer Network Industry to Shame
Facebook

Facebook Is Once Again Putting the $41 Billion Computer Network Industry to Shame

The new network, Backpack, will be shared with the world for free.
A Startup Burned Through $700,000 in 10 Months Then Lied About Back Pay, Former Employees Say
Run a Better Business

A Startup Burned Through $700,000 in 10 Months Then Lied About Back Pay, Former Employees Say

A marketing professional with a one-month career at a Silicon Valley startup shared a detailed account of one of the ugliest startup stories we've ever heard.
Employees Are 'Exhausted' by the Constant Need to Check Email After Hours, Study Finds
Email

Employees Are 'Exhausted' by the Constant Need to Check Email After Hours, Study Finds

It's almost considered sacrilegious today to leave work at the end of your workday or (for shame!) on a Friday and simply not check your work email again until you return the office during normal working hours.
This Founder Launched a $14,000 Smartphone Immediately After Laying Off Employees at His Other Startup
Smartphones

This Founder Launched a $14,000 Smartphone Immediately After Laying Off Employees at His Other Startup

People in Israel's tight-knit startup community are talking about the reported death, and the odd life, of once high-flying startup Mobli.
Check Out the Revamped Google Glass
Google

Check Out the Revamped Google Glass

The new Google Glass, aimed at business users, has not yet been officially announced.
9 Things Steve Wozniak Told the 14-Year-Old Student Who Just Interviewed Him
Steve Wozniak

9 Things Steve Wozniak Told the 14-Year-Old Student Who Just Interviewed Him

'Being a mentor is the primary thing I want to do in the world,' the Apple co-founder said.
Inside the Bizarre Battle Unfolding Between ADP and Zenefits
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Inside the Bizarre Battle Unfolding Between ADP and Zenefits

Zenefits, an HR software startup valued at $4.5 billion, has found itself in the crosshairs of payroll giant ADP.
These Young College Dropouts Built a $14 Million Company in Just Over a Year
Young Entrepreneurs

These Young College Dropouts Built a $14 Million Company in Just Over a Year

An app called Wigo has become the hottest thing on college campuses.
Tech Myths People Keep Falling For
Technology

Tech Myths People Keep Falling For

Take this quiz: Can you spot the a tech myth from the tech fact?
Report: Dropbox Eyeing $8 Billion Valuation
Starting a Business

Report: Dropbox Eyeing $8 Billion Valuation

The online data-storage company is reportedly looking to raise $250 million in the next few weeks, seeking a valuation of about $8 billion.
Yahoo Will Pay Tumblr Founder David Karp Up to $81 Million to Stick Around
Growth Strategies

Yahoo Will Pay Tumblr Founder David Karp Up to $81 Million to Stick Around

David Karp will earn about $20 million a year if he stays at Yahoo for the next four years.
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