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.

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
Leadership

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
Make More Happen

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.
If You Hated Windows 8, Microsoft's Update Probably Won't Win You Over
Technology

If You Hated Windows 8, Microsoft's Update Probably Won't Win You Over

Despite a list of new features, the major thing that drove people crazy still exists in Windows 8.1.