NJBIZ Editor Tom Bergeron and Digital Content Editor Joe Ross blog about the stranger side of business. While things may get weird over here, they'll always be suitable for work. Contact them at firstname.lastname@example.org & email@example.com.
Recently, federal authorities arrested a man Ross William Ulbricht for, well, for a lot of things. You just probably haven't heard of them, at least as they exist on the Internet. Read More »»
How Caleb the talking camel won the Internet
If you're like me, you came here to see another awesome talking camel video. I won't hide the ball: the video is at the bottom. Go watch it, but then come back and read the rest of the post. Read More »»
Business is complicated. You're constantly juggling corporate policy, public image, private lives and government laws. That's why it's important to remember that nothing in business can ever be unsaid. Read More »»
A company as large as Apple, with $41.7 billion in profit in 2012, is bound to inspire both critics and rumors. And if critics and rumors alike are right, what does it mean for the future of the largest consumer electronics company on the planet? Read More »»
Here's an idea: every Friday I'll try to dig up an interesting, long-form story from the collection of strange business tales I peruse to inspire SFW posts. Read More »»
A money-back guarantee gives customers a certain sense of calm and can make them more likely to pick up a product they're otherwise on the fence about. But can it go too far? Read More »»
But he isn't allowed to tell you about it, at least not from a stage or for money, according to a recent ruling by the New Jersey Supreme Court. Read More »»
Many of us spend the bulk of our time each week in an office chair, but that doesn't necessarily mean we have to be sedentary about it. A recent trend sees more office workers exercising on the job. Read More »»
Forbes released its list of the 400 wealthiest Americans of 2013 Monday, four of whom live in New Jersey. Read More »»
Today, SFW is going meta. That is, I'm going to write a blog post on a business news site about two people who write stories about business news, who announced something very important via a business news press release. Read More »»
A recent incident at Thai Airways led to the injury of several passengers and the airline's response probably wasn't what you would expect. Read More »»
Sometimes, marketing is suave and overproduced, the results of millions of dollars of epic planning and execution. Other times, you just disguise an ultra-high definition television as a window, and laugh at someone's sheer horror. Read More »»
Yahoo is old in Internet time. Founded in 1994, the company that began as "Jerry's Guide to the World Wide Web" became a traffic behemoth before turning into something of a joke among the sort of geeks that joke about this sort of thing (the rise and fall of web portals). Until very recently, the company was poised to be forgotten. Read More »»
How Heineken uses unusual promotion to get eyeballs on its brand
Heineken's 'Dropped' series takes people far from home and exposes them to new environments. The videos hardly include any mention of Heineken or beer, but that's not preventing them from gaining attention. Read More »»
Ricardo Rodriguez has a problem. His problem has a name. Or, rather, his problem is a name: A-Rod. Read More »»
Oh Reddit, you glorious amalgamation of the wonderful, fascinating, and awful things the Internet has to offer. You let us share links with and ask questions of one another, voting the best to the top. And this time, you've surprised even this seasoned user. Read More »»
The common assumption is that a larger proportion of young adults use social media tools and social networking sites than older age groups. Read More »»
Many large corporations offer impressive benefits like large bonuses, free child care, and large matched contributions to 401(k). But smaller companies, whether family-owned businesses or brand new startups, don't always have the resources or capital to augment salaries with such perks. Read More »»
It's no secret that wealthy people rarely spare any expense in the acquisition or construction of their dream home. But when someone's ideal residence is a mansion perched atop a 26-story apartment building, no amount of wealth or influence is likely to insulate it from scrutiny forever. Read More »»
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