Barack Obama

Cuba

President Obama Announces Historic Visit to Cuba

It will be the first U.S. presidential trip to the country in nearly 90 years.
Social Media

Barack Obama Is the Most Popular World Leader on Instagram

You don't need to build your following when you're the POTUS.
Ready For Anything

The One Line in the State of the Union That Shows Why Business Distrusts the President

Sorry, Mr. President. Companies that treat their employees well are the rule in American business, not the exception.
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.
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.
Interviews

What Happened When President Obama Interviewed Alibaba's Jack Ma

Topics included entrepreneurship and climate change.
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.
McDonald's

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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Cybersecurity

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

The goal is to better protect federal and private networks from hacking threats.
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.