• ENTREPRENEURS
    Correction Mideast Entrepreneurs story

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — In a story April 22 about entrepreneurs from the Middle East, in a section about one Saudi woman who stands out, The Associated Press misspelled her name. She is Manar Alomayri, not Manal Dhod. A corrected version of the story is below: A mobile app to track school buses, […]

  • SUCCESS
    Pay Attention To Students’ Anxieties About Success

    Shutterstock Two recent articles about students’ reactions to the pressures of high school should be required reading for every parent, high school counselor, and college admission officer, as well as university trustees and presidents. They’re not the only signs that the college admission process has gotten out of hand (as if we needed more), but […]

  • STARTUPS
    SAP StartUp Studio doubles its India enrolment

    German enterprise software major SAP said that 16 new Indian startups will join its accelerator programme in Bengaluru this year. SAP StartUp Studio, a one-year mentorship programme, allows selected startups to access its technology and customer base, apart from providing training to help the respective business models work. Last year, it had on-boarded seven early-stage […]

  • QUOTES
    Dion Waiters can’t get any quotes right

    Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports Dion Waiters has lost a lot of weight. Since joining the Miami Heat as a free agent last summer, Waiters has visibly shed some of the flab around his core. He took a before and after picture that proved as much and posted it on Snapchat. But he did one little […]

  • PODCASTS
    When did you last download a podcast?

    Around 9% of adults in the UK say they download podcasts S-Town, the gripping saga about life and death in Alabama, is the latest podcast to have notched up impressive listening figures. But podcasts on the whole still don’t seem to be breaking through to the mainstream. Have you ever downloaded a podcast? And, if […]

  • NEWS
    George Osborne to quit as MP for Tatton at election

    Media captionOsborne on his ‘political ups and downs’ Former chancellor George Osborne says he is quitting the House of Commons “for now”. The Conservative MP for Tatton said he was “very excited” about becoming the new editor of London’s Evening Standard newspaper. He told his local Tory party he would be using the role to […]

  • STARTUPS
    Meet the hottest security startups making the web a safer place to be

    In a lofty room on the 39th floor of the iconic Canary Wharf, 14 security startups joined a pitching contest to convince three expert judges they should win the contest and get to close the inaugural WIRED Security conference. Judging their performance on innovation, disruptiveness and how relevant the problems they were trying to solve […]

  • SUCCESS
    6 Millennials Who Quit Their Day Jobs Share How They Did It

    For many full-time employees, millennials in particular, joining the gig economy is an alluring prospect. Understandably so. Being a member of the gig economy, while potentially risky, affords many of us the opportunity to quit our “real” jobs and travel the world while earning a living with unparalleled flexibility. Or, it can create a more appealing […]