Microsoft's much-maligned internet browser will soon be officially retired.
The Firefox developer appears to the first major company to do so.
The rapid rise of smart phones helps create new sources of true consumer value that financial services innovators around the world are starting to unlock. These "second-generation" digital service innovations have the potential to meaningfully improve people's financial lives.
Political space -- the time and interest of elected leaders -- is not guaranteed to last. We need to make the benefits of an Internet-connected society more visible and permanent.
Although many brands support LGBT causes without pressure from the public, many do not. Why? Decisions about taking a side on equality often have to do with straight-forward number crunching.
Gays were vilified for supposedly having destroyed Eich's career -- when no LGBT groups or gay pundits actually called for him to resign -- while most people, including some of those who defended Eich, seem fine with Donald Sterling's demise and the sanctions by the NBA.
The statement, titled "Freedom to Marry, Freedom to Dissent," desperately tries to revive the lie that Eich was targeted and toppled by LGBT activists -- a victim of "left-liberal" "intolerance," as Andrew Sullivan so ridiculously claimed.
The plight of Brendan Eich, the Mozilla CEO who resigned following an uproar over his donation to support California's Proposition 8, is big news. Yet it's still legal in most states to fire an employee for being part of the LGBT community.