As corporate vice president for technology and civic engagement at Microsoft, Dan’l Lewin leads the company’s work in technology and civic engagement, including campaign technologies, environmental sustainability, policy-oriented academic outreach, and university relations. He also serves on the board of Silicon Valley Community Foundation.
Here, Lewin discusses his perspective on local philanthropy, especially in light of SVGives, a 24-hour online fundraising effort hosted by the Silicon Valley…
The profit-taking started end of last week as crude oil prices reached 2016 highs as investors pinned their hopes on expectations that declining crude oil inventories would continue, ignoring persistent over-supply in the market.
European police officials who face a lengthy process to get data from companies such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and WhatsApp want to make American technology firms more responsive to overseas requests
The consortium of investors bidding to buy Phoenix-based Apollo Education Group Inc. (Nasdaq: APOL) has increased its offer to $1.4 billion, up from $1.1 billion.
The increased price equates to $10 a share, up from $9.50 a share.
This is the bidder's best and final offer, according to a press release Apollo issued May 1.
The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) released the long-awaited lease accounting standard on Feb. 25. The first exposure draft on the topic was originally released in August 2010 and has undergone several revisions.
Although there are several elements of the standard, the most significant is the requirement for lessees to include the future lease payments on the balance sheet as a liability and a related right-of-use asset.