Category: Business / Tech Culture

November 21, 2019

Opinion: Blocking the Disabled on the Web Means Blocking Innovation

Disabled folks like Vint Cerf and Joybubbles helped birth today’s digital world. But a lack of ADA compliance thwarts the innovators of tomorrow.

by Jason McKee in Business
November 19, 2019

Google Shakes Up Its ‘TGIF’—and Ends Its Culture of Openness

Amid leaks and protests, CEO Sundar Pichai is drastically shrinking the company-wide meeting that was once a symbol of Google’s idealism.

by Steven Levy in Business
November 12, 2019

Meet the Immigrants Who Took On Amazon

How a group of Somalis became leaders in the fight to change a tech behemoth.

by Jessica Bruder in Business
November 7, 2019

The Global South Is Redefining Tech Innovation

Opinion: Top-down, unsustainable Silicon Valley needs to learn from Africa, South Asia, and South America, where tech is built for and by users.

by Ramesh Srinivasan in Business
November 5, 2019

Here’s How to Watch the WIRED25 Summit Live

See WIRED editors live in conversation with Jeff Weiner, Anne Neuberger, Matthew Prince, Dawn Song, Patrick Collison, Traci Des Jardins, Astro Teller, and more.

by Boone Ashworth in Business
October 31, 2019

Come Hang Out With WIRED at Our 2-Day Festival

Hear from Patrick Collison, Anne Neuberger, Chris Evans, N. K. Jemison, Ron Moore, and other huge names in the WIRED world. 

by Wired Staff in Business
October 22, 2019

Angry Nerd: Enough With Technology That ‘Democratizes’ Things!

Democracy is a kumbaya potluck where the whole class is invited. Silicon Valley’s democratization, meanwhile, caters to infinite constituencies of one.

by Sara Harrison in Business
October 22, 2019

Who Are the Most Successful Entrepreneurs? The Middle-Aged

Sure, youth and innocence are great. But what if experience is even greater? We might get more innovation if we let the elders take the lead.

by Clive Thompson in Business
October 16, 2019

Corporate America’s Second War With the Rule of Law

Opinion: Uber, Facebook, and Google are increasingly behaving like the law-flouting financial empires of the 1920s. We know how that turned out.

by Matt Stoller in Business
October 15, 2019

How Salesforce Cut Pay Disparities Between Men and Women

In an excerpt from his new book, Marc Benioff says he initially didn’t believe any pay gap was pervasive in the first place.

by Monica Langley Marc Benioff in Business