NASA plans ‘on schedule’ Soyuz launch despite failure of Russian rocket

The high-profile failure of a normally reliable Soyuz rocket during a crewed mission to the International Space Station earlier this week spooked the space community in more ways than one, but NASA administrator Jim Bridenstine said he expects to launch a new crew in December via Soyuz anyway. Speaking to …

A new age of reason for workplace design and management

The enduring struggle to improve the working conditions and performance of people through the design and management of their workplaces has more than a whiff of the Enlightenment of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries about it. The Enlightenment marked a new era in which the old superstitions and dogmas were to be …

What Happened to Visual Composer: The New Product & The New Name Sponsored

Visual Composer has been around for quite some time, but you might have noticed that you do not see the new name around anymore. So what happened to the Visual Composer Page Builder? There have been some significant changes lately that have left many of our users quite confused – …

Why Netflix's 'Hill House' finale changes the way we look at the show

Warning: The following contains spoilers for the entirety of Netflix’s The Haunting of Hill House, all 10 episodes. Proceed with caution. It’s safe to assume these days that a supernatural TV drama isn’t going to end with us, the viewers, getting every answer or solving all the mysteries we faced …

Did you fly a drone over Fenway Park? The FAA would like a chat

Drones are great. But they are also flying machines that can do lots of stupid and dangerous things. Like, for instance, fly over a major league baseball game packed with spectators. It happened at Fenway Park last night, and the FAA is not happy. The illegal flight took place last …

The Juggernaut is a subscription media company for the South Asian diaspora

Everyone and their dog seems to have an email newsletter today, but what happens if and when yours takes off? Some have gone down the paid route, but another credible alternative is to turn it into a subscription media business. That’s a route that The Juggernaut, a new pay-to-play publication …

China’s startup ecosystem is hitting back at demanding working hours

In China, the laws limit work to 44 hours a week and require overtime pay for anything above that. But many aren’t following the rules, and a rare online movement puts a spotlight on extended work hours in China’s booming tech sector. People from all corners of society have rallied …

The 10 Best Colleges for Business Majors — and How Much New Grads Make

Business is now the most popular undergraduate degree of all. In fact, nearly one in five 2017 graduates studied a subject that falls in the category. But not all programs are the same, and a business degree isn’t an automatic ticket to a lucrative career. To help future CEOs and …

Data tells us that investors love a good story

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A focus on diversity reaps rewards for this Los Angeles investor

The Los Angeles startup scene has come a long way in the three-and-a-half years since Marlon Nichols, Troy Carter and Trevor Thomas launched Cross Culture Ventures. The city and its surrounding Orange County exurbs were at the beginning of a venture capital surge that has seen invested capital in the …

Inside Facebook Stories’ quest for originality amidst 300M users

There’s a secret Facebook app called Blink. Built for employees only, it’s how the company tests out new video formats its hoping will become the next Boomerang or SuperZoom. They range from artsy Blur effects to a way even old Android phones can use Slo-Mo. One exciting format involves audio …

The Best 7 Tools for Building Websites and Pages

This sponsored article was created by our content partner, BAW Media. Thank you for supporting the partners who make SitePoint possible. Website-building solutions have been around a long time. But a new generation has arrived. One that exploits new technologies like responsive and mobile platforms. Today, you can build anything …

Facebook taps Peggy Alford for its board, Reed Hastings and Erskine Bowles to depart

Facebook’s board is undergoing its biggest shakeup in memory. On Friday, the company announced that Peggy Alford would be nominated to join the company’s board of directors. “Peggy is one of those rare people who’s an expert across many different areas — from business management to finance operations to product …

Facebook accidentally shipped VR hardware with conspiratorial messages hidden inside

In the almost weekly tradition of Facebook talking about something embarrassing they did on a Friday, the company is now fessing up to the fact that thousands of their next-gen virtual reality headset controllers have “easter-egg” messages inscribed on internal components that weren’t meant to be on non-prototype editions. “Tens …