Gilead Sciences is planning to hire industry veteran Daniel O’Day to take the helm and help the drug company revive sales and recover from a disappointing deal.
An executive at a luxury concierge service says they once flew In-N-Out burgers from the West Coast to NYC in a private jet
Shutterstock/IM_Photo An executive at a New York City luxury concierge service says they once fulfilled a last-minute request to fly In-N-Out burgers from the west coast to NYC in a private jet. “It was just their food traveling,” Skie Ocasio, vice president of operations at Luxury Attaché, told Business Insider. But he says their requests are not usually […]
Meet the 22-year Oracle veteran executive who’s going to lead Google in the cloud wars against Amazon and Microsoft (ORCL)
Shutterstock On Friday, Diane Greene announced she would be stepping down as Google Cloud’s chief exec. Greene’s replacement will be the 22-year Oracle veteran Thomas Kurian, who before resigning in September, was president of product development with the company, and a key player in its cloud efforts. When he steps into the role in January, […]
Right now, rock legend Freddie Mercury is making waves at the box office in the form of the biopic Bohemian Rhapsody, telling the story about how his band Queen rose to fame and would make an impact on music for generations. More importantly, the film shines a light on Freddie Mercury’s sexuality, though the frontman […]
Palmer Luckey, co-founder of virtual-reality pioneer Oculus, was ousted after his political activity sparked a furor within the social-media giant and Silicon Valley. His firing was one of the earliest political spats of the kind that is now roiling the technology industry.
Stephen Colbert on Wednesday addressed the news that Vincent “Vinnie” Favale, the senior vice president of talent at CBS, had been placed on administrative leave following multiple allegations of using sexual and homophobic language in the workplace. The Late Show host tackled the damning report following his first commercial break (which you can watch here, beginning at the 10:20 mark), referring […]
Is President Trump looking at an executive order that would investigate internet companies over his accusations of political bias? Not officially… although the government isn’t strictly denying the claims, either. After Bloomberg reported the existence of a draft order, deputy White House press secretary Lindsey Walters issued a statement that the document was “not the […]
Enlarge (credit: Joe Rogan) Tesla’s newly hired chief accounting officer abruptly resigned on Tuesday, the company has disclosed in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. He had been on the job for less than a month. In the filing, now-former Tesla executive Dave Morton said that he was leaving because “the level of […]
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Irate Seth Meyers Refuses to Grant Trump Credit for Immigration Executive Order: 'You're a F—king Monster'
An irate Seth Meyers called out President Donald Trump on Wednesday for even attempting to suggest that his executive order regarding family separation fixes the damage done by his administration’s “zero tolerance” policy. RELATEDCorey Lewandowski Refuses to Apologize for Perceived Mocking of Immigrant Girl With Down Syndrome Meyers’ Closer Look focused on the controversial immigration policy that […]