His popular image is antisocial, cold, calculating, and charmless. He's faced scores of lawsuits, accusing him of poaching ideas and tricking investors. In a 2010 Oscar-winning movie, he was the inspiration for an entirely new kind of nebbishy villain. But in addition to being the richest American under 30, Mark... Read More »
While Sheryl Sandberg's feminist tome has elicited criticism from some women, interestingly, at least some male business leaders have been supportive of her message. First, Henry Blodget, founder of Business Insider, exhorted people to read her book. And now, according to a report by All Things Digital, John... Read More »
Although Sheryl Sandberg's manifesto, Lean In, was just published Monday, it already is generating a torrent of debate -- much of it among female professionals who complain they feel left out of Sandberg's vision of success in the corporate world.
"The very blunt truth is that men still run the world,"... Read More »
The last half century has seen many feminist icons, from the disaffected 1960s housewife (Betty Friedan) to the ferocious lawyer-warrior (Catherine MacKinnon) and the short-skirted, brilliant journalist (Gloria Steinem). But it's telling of our times that the two most high-profile and provocative megaphones for... Read More »
Thursday's match-up between Vice President Joe Biden and vice presidential hopeful Paul Ryan may not be the most anticipated debate of the election season, but for those who do tune in, the discussion will likely showcase how devoted each man is to his running mate.
Playing second fiddle to a more... Read More »
You can take Facebook out of the college dorm, but you apparently can't take the college dorm out of Facebook. So says a new tell-all book from a former Facebook employee, who claims misogyny was rife behind the scenes at the world's second-most-popular website, reports CNBC.
The book's release is aptly... Read More »
By Barbara Ortutay
NEW YORK -- He famously wears a hoodie, jeans and sneakers, and he was born the year Apple introduced the Macintosh. But Mark Zuckerberg is no boy-CEO.
Facebook's chief executive turned 28 on Monday, setting in motion the social network's biggest week ever. The company is expected to start... Read More »
Only five women graced Forbes' the World's Most Powerful People list last year (German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Indian political leader Sonia Gandhi in the Top 10), a showing poor enough for 2010 to dishearten even the most gung-ho feminist. With this backdrop, Forbes' 100 Most Powerful Women list is a... Read More »
As the bumbling debt talks last month sunk Congress' approval ratings to a record low, pundits across the land began to ponder: Would our politics be less soul-crushing if women were running the show? Or if they at least had a bigger seat at the table?
The research says yes. Read More »