Controversies

Controversies

What Does 'Hard Work' Look Like? Read Mike Rowe's Epic Takedown of an MSNBC Anchor's Controversial Comment.

America's favorite blue-collar hero says there's 'no longer a limit to what people can be offended by.'
Controversies

SXSW Apologizes for Canceling Two Gamer Panels, Will Create an Online Harassment Summit

"We made a mistake," SXSW Interactive's director said on the decision to cancel the panels after threats of violence.
Controversies

SXSW Festival Cancels Gamer Panels After Threats of Violence

'Maintaining civil and respectful dialogue within the big tent is more important than any particular session,' the event's director said in a statement.
Public Relations

Abortions at Dunkin' Donuts: How Brands Should React When They Get Strange, Potentially Damaging Press

Here's how Dunkin' Donuts quelled a strange quandary from a parody site called Clickhole.
Apps

This Creepy, Yelp-Like App Lets You Rate People Like Restaurants

Imagine if Tinder, Facebook and LinkedIn had a snarky stalker baby and, yuck, you're there.
Election 2016

Anti-Virus Pioneer and Ex-Fugitive John McAfee Announces 2016 Presidential Bid

McAfee will be running as a member of the self-started 'Cyber Party,' with a platform that touts his unique tech proficiencies.
Politics

Hillary Clinton's Likability Crisis

In business, you don't have to be liked to be successful. In politics, it's crucial.
Leadership

Toshiba CEO Quits Over Accounting Scandal

An independent inquiry found the CEO had been aware the company had inflated its profits by $1.2 billion over a period of several years.
Controversies

Toshiba CEO to Step Down in September in Accounting Scandal

Sources say Hisao Tanaka and other board members will exit the Japanese tech company.
Controversies

Why It's OK to Sell Merchandise With the Confederate Battle Flag

As long as people have a right to freedom of speech, businesses are free to sell whatever is still legal.
Competition

T-Mobile's Latest Attack on Verizon Is a Masterful Marketing Maneuver

T-Mobile has co-opted an existing Verizon ad campaign and is offering Verizon customers a free two-week trial in hopes of luring them away from the provider.
Branding

Abercrombie & Fitch to Ditch Sleazy Hot Clerk Policy and Trademark Sexy Abs

You don't have to be, like, totally hot to work at the preppy retailer anymore. Here's why Abercrombie is going G-rated.
Online Marketing

3 Tactics for Getting Customers to Notice Your Online Business

Drawing attention to your website is like getting one star noticed in the night sky. You need a strategy to go super nova.
Starbucks

Starbucks Baristas Will No Longer Be Writing 'Race Together' on Cups

However, the coffee giant says its initiative to start discussions about race is far from over.
Controversies

Yelp Shares are Tanking and a Kickstarter Project Could Be the Reason

A new documentary apparently shows alleged abuses by the customer review service.