Organizations Are Working Together to Bring Girl Power to India

OZY and JPMorgan Chase have partnered to take a deeper look at how businesses can impact society for the better. Enjoy the rest of our special series here. For years, Jugnu Jain worked at Vertex Pharmaceuticals, a successful drug-discovery company in Massachusetts. But when Jain learned that her home country of India did not have […]

White House accuses news organizations of ‘elevating’ North Korea’s profile

Following President Donald Trump’s unprecedented acceptance of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un’s offer to meet, reporters asked the White House why Trump would grant such a meeting, suggesting it would improperly amplify the regime’s profile. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders suggested that news organizations were partly to blame for “elevating” North Korea’s status. […]

Uber partners with anti-human trafficking organizations to help drivers report suspected sex slaves

Uber is teaming up with a number of anti-human trafficking organizations to help drivers spot sexual slavery victims, or those who are being held captive or forced into labor against their will. To mark Human Trafficking Awareness Month, the ride-hailing giant is working with the Polaris Project, a nonprofit that works to combat modern-day slavery, […]

3 ways organizations are dealing with the blockchain developer shortage

GUEST: Industry juggernauts IBM, Mastercard, and JP Morgan Chase – among many others – are exploring blockchain initiatives. It’s one of the most in-demand positions for consulting firms like Deloitte and Accenture, both of which have focused extensively on blockchain in the past few years. Add to that the hundreds of blockchain-based startups emerging around […]

Facebook may already be putting its news feed changes in place — users say they’re seeing few posts from news or other organizations (FB)

Facebook users contacted by Business Insider on Saturday said the posts they were seeing in their news feeds were mostly from friends or family members; they saw relatively few posts from organizations or people they follow. Some said the ratio of posts from Facebook friends to those from organizations they follow was a big change […]

DIGITAL HEALTH BRIEFING: Salesforce continues push into healthcare — Acquisition by Humana highlights data sharing and analytics — The majority of healthcare organizations lack a cybersecurity leader

Welcome to Digital Health Briefing, a new morning email providing the latest news, data, and insight on how digital technology is disrupting the healthcare ecosystem, produced by BI Intelligence. Sign up and receive Digital Health Briefing free to your inbox. Have feedback? We’d like to hear from you. Write me at: SALESFORCE PUSHES FURTHER INTO HEALTHCARE WITH GENEIA PARTNERSHIP: Salesforce, a leading software-as-a-service CRM vendor, […]

The 3 Things That Make Organizations More Prone to Sexual Harassment

In the first earnings call after the head of Amazon Studios, Roy Price, resigned amid sexual-harassment allegations, Amazon’s CEO Jeff Bezos said nothing about Price’s departure. Bezos’ silence on the matter continued a pattern of inaction by the company. Allegations were first made against Price in July of 2015. After an investigation, the only punishment […]

Staff Picks: Reese Witherspoon’s First Role, Lana Del Rey’s “Cherry,” Transgender Rights Organizations

Need a great book to read, album to listen to, or TV show to get hooked on? The Flavorwire team is here to help: in this weekly feature, our editorial staffers recommend the cultural object or experience they’ve enjoyed most in the past seven days. Scroll through for our picks below. First of all: My […]

Digital organizations face a huge cybersecurity skills gap

GUEST: Over the past five years, organizations have become more aware of cybersecurity, and yet DDoS, spear-phishing attacks, botnets, and other attack vectors have continued to get worse. Digital insecurity will continue for the foreseeable future, with the biggest reason being that we don’t have enough well-trained, skilled cybersecurity professionals to go around. There are a […]