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Timing is everything. Consider, if you will, the story of Mary Barra, the first female chief executive of General Motors, who in less than a month went from pioneer to punching bag. For something that?s clearly GM?s fault, and some of her predecessors? fault ? but clearly not her fault.Read full article >>
After a two-week extension of the Obamacare open enrollment deadline, the White House announced today that 8 million people have signed up through the health-care law's insurance marketplaces since it opened in October. That means about 900,000 people picked a health plan in the two weeks since the end of the original March 31 enrollment deadline.Read full article >>
Looking back at what technologies people thought were going to be common today a century ago, it's hard not to laugh. Our imaginations ran wild with visions of jetpacks and flying cars, and space elevators. It turns out we really haven't come that far: A Pew Research survey finds we're just as enamored of these fantastical devices as ever.Read full article >>
In the hysteria that predated the launch of New York's bike-sharing system last year, many critics cried that the bikes would make the city's streets less safe. All those cyclists wouldn't be wearing helmets! They'd have no insurance! Accidents would skyrocket, and with them lawsuits against the city. Fatalities would triple!Read full article >>
Henrique de Castro may have worked at Yahoo for just 15 months. But they were some very lucrative ones.
In an SEC filing made public Wednesday, Yahoo revealed that the severance package it awarded de Castro, the company's former chief operating officer who exited the company in January, ended up being worth $58 million. That's more than three times the $17 million at which it was initially signed.Read full article >>