Will our present hysteria over the issue of cyber security propel the tech company’s new business model?
For a little more than a year now, BlackBerry—once the ne plus ultra of smartphones—has, somewhat quietly (depending on how often you read your newspaper’s business section), been in the process of reinventing itself. While the company continues to release devices—its latest model, the DTEK60, recently debuted—it has ... More
Social media has changed the modeling industry big time—here’s an inside look at how agencies like One Management are keeping up with the times
It’s safe to say that social media changed the world, and the modeling industry in particular has seen a major transformation. If the late 20th century gave birth to the supermodel—women like Janice Dickinson who became so important in the fashion world that they reached widespread celebrity status—the 2010’s seem to ... More
Digital Crisis Expert Darius Fisher shares his tricks of the trade
Kerry Washington plays a high-level “fixer” on ABC’s Scandal, but despite the show’s serious infusion of drama, the job is very real—and very necessary. Status Labs Digital Crisis Expert Darius Fisher is in the profession of delivering second chances to public figures, politicians and executives. Headquartered in Austin with offices ... More
The brand announced some bold changes for its next show
Guests at Tommy Hilfiger’s February 15 NYFW show at Park Avenue Armory will experience some majorly high-tech upgrades. Gone are the days of fiddling around in your bag for a hard copy of your invite when checking in. Now, attendees sporting an Apple Watch to the show can ... More
Veteran matchmaker Samantha Daniels dishes on playing cupid for the ultra-wealthy
Relationships have always been a huge part of Samantha Daniels’ career, but she hasn’t always been a matchmaker.
“I used to be a divorce attorney,” she says. “I was helping couples break apart, which didn’t feel like a happy place.”
Finding more fulfillment building relationships for her friends, Daniels started her own ... More
The Facebook CEO aims to build artificial intelligence in 2016
Mark Zuckerberg has big plans for the New Year. The Facebook CEO took to the social networking site to declare his personal challenge for 2016, and it puts common resolutions, like dieting and exercising, to shame.
“My personal challenge for 2016 is to build a simple AI to run my home ... More
Meet the 33-year-old entrepreneur whose high-tech gizmos are spawning a new generation of do-it-yourself Edisons
As an MIT graduate student with a background in electrical engineering, Ayah Bdeir found herself increasingly concerned that her field had become inaccessible to the average person. “For so long,” she says, “we’ve been hiding the complexity of technology in beautiful closed cases, making it niche when it actually affects ... More
Over the last few decades, as the world has exploded with faster technology, the commercial airliner has actually slowed down—but the pace of travel is about to hit hyperdrive
Fast Travel time from NY to LA: 3.5 hours
With Tesla and SpaceX, Elon Musk’s track record for groundbreaking transportation design is unmatched. Now his ambitious Hyperloop concept, a network of pneumatic electromagnetic tubes that shoot people across the earth at speeds of 760mph, looks closer to becoming ... More
By offering style bloggers and magazines a cut of the sales their content generates, Amber Venz Box has revolutionized the way fashion is bought and sold online
If you’ve ever bought anything online based on the recommendations of, say, Vogue, The Coveteur or, let’s all be honest here, the Kardashians, you’ve been shopping through an invisible commissions platform called rewardStyle. Its referral links allow content creators, from iconic magazines to influential style bloggers and celebrities, ... More