Blogging engine Squarespace has just concluded its first external funding round in seven years, garnering $38.5 million in cash from Index Ventures and Accel Partners. The plan is to use it to better "redefine publishing" online.
Brazil's lauded soccer team may have failed to win the 2010 World Cup, but the nation's evangelicals were satisfied by their own success in South Africa. More than 250 Brazilian missionaries were busy evangelizing during Sunday's final match between Spain and the Netherlands. Such efforts by Brazilian evangelicals become more relevant considering that their country will host the next FIFA World Cup in 2014.
Ed Young, senior pastor of Fellowship Church in Dallas, Texas, is part of a new generation of pastors who can be in two places at one time. They are using technology -- high-def videos, and even holograms -- to beam their Sunday morning sermons to remote "satellite" churches that belong to their congregation.
At this year’s Quebec Summer Festival, the Arcade Fire took the stage to share some music before making a promise and plea to their fans. Lead singers Win Butler and Régine Chassagne announced that they had formed Kanpe, a non-profit organization for Canadians to help Haiti in its current state of poverty.
For a film about magic from a company known for its Magic Kingdom, The Sorcerer's Apprentice is sadly lacking in the main ingredient that makes these kinds of stories a fun and fanciful adventure: magic.
Here's what I do: When I know I need to chat with God but am feeling distracted or when I'm desperate with need but at a loss for where to start, I'll look around my cluttered office or at what lies ahead of me through the windshield and I pick something. Then I start praying about it.
Apple has a nightmare on its hands, and no software fix will make the problem go away. The issue has taken on a life of its own. The situation isn't impossible for Apple to recover from, though. However, the company needs to take action, and it needs to do it quick. Here are what my top five priorities would be if I were in Steve Jobs' shoes:
In his book, "The Trophy Kids Grow Up: How the Millennial Generation Is Shaking Up the Workplace," Ron Alsop cites a study in which two-thirds of 18- to 28-year-olds said they plan to "surf" from one job to the next. And 44%, he reports, go so far as to say that they'd renege after having accepted a job if a better offer came along.