Disgraced former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn will remain in Japanese custody past New Year’s Day

Thomson Reuters The former Nissan chairman Carlos Ghosn is expected to spend New Year’s Day in a Tokyo jail, after a court chose to extend his stay until January 11, in the wake of new allegations of financial misconduct, The Asian Nikkei Review reports. Ghosn has been behind bars since November and was served a […]

Alphabet chairman admits that Google will have to break its core values if it wants to launch a search engine in China

Bloomberg The chairman of Google’s parent company, Alphabet, has said that anybody who does business in China “compromises some of their core values.” Google is working on plans to return to the Chinese market with a censored search engine after an eight-year hiatus. John Hennessy said Google needs to balance ethical compromises with the possibility […]

Riyad Mahrez gives EMOTIONAL interview on Leicester chairman – 'he was like a dad'

Mr Srivaddhanaprabha died in a helicopter crash on Saturday night after Leicester’s game with West Ham. Mahrez, who left Leicester for Manchester City in the summer, scored in the 1-0 win over Tottenham on Monday. He celebrated by raising his hands to the heavens in tribute to Mr Srivaddhanaprabha and the four other victims of […]

Musk settles—out as Tesla chairman, owes $20 million in penalties

Enlarge (credit: Joshua Lott/Getty Image) Elon Musk reached a settlement today with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on a charge of securities fraud. Within the next 45 days, Musk will have to step down as chairman of Tesla and will be ineligible to return to that post for the next three years. However, Musk […]

Tesla, Musk pay $40M to settle Tweet charges, Elon resigns as chairman

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Samsung chairman indicted for allegedly suppressing labor unions

Today, the board chairman of Samsung, Lee Sang-hoon, was indicted by South Korean prosecutors for illegally sabotaging a labor union. This comes after years of whispers about Samsung’s intolerance of labor unions, according to Bloomberg. Twenty-seven other people from Samsung and its partner companies have also been indicted. The charges stem from 2013, when Sang-hoon […]

Robert Greenblatt to Step Down as NBC Entertainment Chairman: Report

It’s the end of an era at NBC: Entertainment chairman Robert Greenblatt is preparing to step down after nearly eight years at the network, according to a report from our sister site Variety. Greenblatt “is in the process of negotiating his exit plan at NBC after making the decision that the time is right for […]

Jack Ma will step down as Chairman of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba in September 2019

Sean Gallup/Getty Images Jack Ma, the founder of online Chinese retailing giant Alibaba, will step down as Chairman on September 10, 2019. Ma will be succeeded by Daniel Zhang, Alibaba’s current CEO. Ma wrote a letter to customers and shareholders explaining his decision. Chinese online retailing giant Alibaba has announced that founder Jack Ma will […]

FCC chairman pushes for internet content transparency laws

The FCC isn’t involved in the latest round of tech companies’ congressional testimony, but that isn’t stopping Chairman Ajit Pai from chiming in. The regulator has written a blog post effectively calling for laws requiring internet companies like Facebook, Google and Twitter to disclose how they decide on bans, demonetization and other policy decisions. People […]