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Khan Academy Founder: No, You're Not Dumb. Anyone Can Learn Anything.
Performance Ignited

Khan Academy Founder: No, You're Not Dumb. Anyone Can Learn Anything.

Sal Khan, perhaps the best-known teacher in the world today, tells us the how he went from skipping lectures at MIT to reinventing education online. Plus what's next for the learning platform he founded ten years ago, online and IRL.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
6 Crucial Characteristics of an Effective Tech CEO
Performance Ignited

6 Crucial Characteristics of an Effective Tech CEO

Successful CEOs all have similar traits as well as unique strengths.
Mark Josephson
8 Initiatives That Show Tech Wants to Solve Its Diversity Problem
Workplace Diversity

8 Initiatives That Show Tech Wants to Solve Its Diversity Problem

The tech industry increasingly recognizes diversity is both fundamentally fair and smart business in an industry fueled or limited by available talent.
John Boitnott
Randi Zuckerberg's Simple Secret for Juggling Career and Kids
Mompreneurs

Randi Zuckerberg's Simple Secret for Juggling Career and Kids

The media maven offers a candid look at her 'lopsided' life as a working mother and explains how she prioritizes her time.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Google Glass Creator Babak Parviz Snagged by Amazon
Tech Leaders

Google Glass Creator Babak Parviz Snagged by Amazon

While Parviz's expertise lies in the realm of high-tech optics, it is not yet known what projects he will undertake at Amazon.
Geoff Weiss
The Incredible Real Estate Portfolio of Billionaire Entrepreneur Larry Ellison
Real Estate

The Incredible Real Estate Portfolio of Billionaire Entrepreneur Larry Ellison

A look at the staggering collection of properties the Oracle co-founder and chief executive has amassed over the years.
Madeline Stone
Turning the 'Challenges' of Being a Woman in Tech Into Opportunities
Entrepreneurs

Turning the 'Challenges' of Being a Woman in Tech Into Opportunities

Contrary to what is often portrayed in the media, being a woman entrepreneur in the tech community has its perks. Here are a few lessons I have learned about how to capitalize on being a female entrepreneur.
Deena Varshavskaya
What Needs to Happen for More Women, Minorities to Get Into Computer Science
Technology

What Needs to Happen for More Women, Minorities to Get Into Computer Science

Recent figures on who took the high-school AP exam in computer science paint a picture of a professional field that appears to be moving backward, not forward.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Marissa Mayer, Tim Cook & Other Tech Titans Meet With Obama on Health Care, Surveillance
Performance Ignited

Marissa Mayer, Tim Cook & Other Tech Titans Meet With Obama on Health Care, Surveillance

Executives of the largest U.S. technology companies are meeting at the White House to talk Healthcare.gov and issues of national security.
Catherine Clifford
The Passive Check In: Is This Foursquare's Hail Mary Pass?
Technology

The Passive Check In: Is This Foursquare's Hail Mary Pass?

Amid much criticism, Foursquare is mounting an offense that has many in the startup world sitting up and taking notice.
Brittany VanBibber
H-P Is Asking Telecommuters to Work On-Site. What Do You Think?
Technology

H-P Is Asking Telecommuters to Work On-Site. What Do You Think?

Even as the freelance economy continues to grow, Hewlett-Packard and other large tech companies are coming down on work-from-home arrangements.
Brian Patrick Eha
Microsoft Acquires Nokia's Device Business in Mega Deal
Technology

Microsoft Acquires Nokia's Device Business in Mega Deal

Outgoing CEO Steve Ballmer agrees to pay $7.2 billion in cash for the Finnish tech company's smartphone business, associated patents and talent.
Catherine Clifford
Why All the Hate for Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer?
Technology

Why All the Hate for Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer?

Let us know what you think of Ballmer's tenure as chief of the tech giant.
Jason Fell
13 Tech CEOs and Founders Reveal Their Productivity Secrets
Growth Strategies

13 Tech CEOs and Founders Reveal Their Productivity Secrets

Tech entrepreneurs and startup pros share their favorite hacks for getting things done more efficiently.