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High-flying startup Slack says women make up nearly half its management team

The productivity software company says tracking diversity issues while the startup is small means being able to prevent bigger problems later, and has helped it to beat back diversity problems that pervade the rest of Silicon Valley.

By September 9, 2015


Slack soars on success of solving our lame office problems

This enterprise software tool is not as dull as you might expect. In fact, Slack is skyrocketing in popularity by bringing hip design and novel functionality to an overlooked issue.

By August 12, 2014


Flickr founder plans to kill company e-mails with Slack

Stewart Butterfield got lucky building a successful product out of a failed game. Now, as he shelves another game, the Flickr co-founder thinks a collaboration tool -- Slack -- could be his second big hit.

By August 14, 2013


Samsung parodies rumor mill with talk of 'all-glass' Galaxy

Company creates a list of "rumors" surrounding its upcoming Samsung Galaxy, having fun with the massive amount of speculation that precedes a smartphone's release.

By February 25, 2015


​FAA's liberal proposed rules win allies in drone business

The US government agency's suggested regulations won't let Amazon deliver packages, but they generally make it very easy for businesses to use drones.

By February 17, 2015


Microsoft HoloLens: An experience you never knew you wanted (hands-on)

HoloLens delivers a robust and surreal augmented reality that will leave even a VR skeptic slack-jawed.

By January 21, 2015


Tablet users expected to soar past 1 billion, but growth will slow

Nearly 15 percent of people around the world will use a tablet this year. But growth in the number of users is expected to drop dramatically, says research firm eMarketer.

By January 8, 2015


Why our drone future is for real -- someday

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos wants to ship goods using unmanned aircraft. Some are skeptical, others nervous, but drones already are improving the way we live.

By December 16, 2014


Pioneer PLX-1000: A DJ turntable an audiophile can love?

Pioneer's new super-solid PLX-1000 turntable shakes up the Audiophiliac.

By November 8, 2014


Intel to spend $6B to upgrade Israel manufacturing plant

As part of a deal, Israel will grant Intel $300 million in total over five years and will allow the company to pay a lower-than-normal corporate tax rate for 10 years.

By September 22, 2014