A scholar warns of the potential for wearable technology to annihilate privacy for good.David Whitford, Editor At Large - Feb 13, 2014 2:54 PM ET
IBT wants to challenge established media players. But is "California Woman Cuts off Husband's Penis, Says He Deserved it" going to...er...cut it?David Whitford, Editor At Large - Aug 7, 2013 10:33 AM ET
Speaking at Harvard Business School's Class Day, Facebook's COO barely addressed the controversy over the company's IPO.
FORTUNE — Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg was the keynote speaker this afternoon at Harvard Business School's Class Day, which precedes commencement. Days after a tumultuous May 18 initial public offering, the social network has come under a barrage of questions and criticisms which could have made the event, well, awkward.
So what happened?
Not a lot. MOREDavid Whitford, Editor At Large - May 23, 2012 5:24 PM ET
Sharing a bike with a friend requires trust and a U-lock. Sharing 600 bicycles with the city of Boston requires technology and a big investment. Alison Cohen's Alta Bicycle Share is up for the task.
Alison Cohen used to ride her bike 17 miles to work every day, a "ridiculous commute," she now admits, but one which gives her solid cred in her current job: president of Alta Bicycle Share, a MOREDavid Whitford, Editor At Large - May 17, 2011 11:41 AM ET
What are the keys to leveraging alternative sources of energy and moving beyond coal?
By David Whitford, editor-at-large
Bill Weihl, Google's (GOOG) energy czar, suggests two new ideas: Encourage new technology through investments in R&D; and "generate market pull" with consumer incentives plus government procurement mandates. Can we get to low emissions without nuclear? "Probably," says Weihl, "but I hate to take it off the table."
Mike Morris, CEO of American Electric (AEP), one MOREApr 5, 2011 3:47 PM ET
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