The arrest of Meng Wanzhou, a senior executive of Huawei Technologies, intensifies the confrontation in the already divisive China-U.S. negotiations on trade, striking at Chinese President Xi Jinping’s ambitions to make the country a tech superpower.
One of Google’s most powerful female executives says she walked out with staff protesting sexual harassment
Google Google’s Chief Financial Officer Ruth Porat is one of the most senior women at the company. She told a conference hosted by The Wall Street Journal that she joined employees walking out two weeks ago in protest at how the firm deals with sexual harassment. The protest ended in Google ditching its requirement for […]
Report links high-ranking 76ers executive to Twitter accounts that criticized Joel Embiid, other executives, and appeared to leak player medical info
Matt Rourke/AP A bombshell report by Ben Detrick of The Ringer has linked Philadelphia 76ers’ president of basketball operations Bryan Colangelo to five anonymous Twitter accounts. The accounts were critical of 76ers players, including Joel Embiid, other NBA executives, including former 76ers GM Sam Hinkie and current Toronto Raptors president Masai Ujiri, and seemingly leaked […]
The NHS has been accused of being wrought with “white privilege” by one of its chief executives. Sarah-Jane Marsh has decided she will no longer sit on any interview panel that fails to ensure appropriate BAME representation. BAME staff account for 18 percent of the 1.2-million-strong NHS workforce. While 27 percent occupy lower-paid roles, only […]
GUEST: Artificial intelligence, machine learning, and deep learning are buzzworthy terms in the world of business, ranging across channels from customer service to finance and beyond. Because big data is big news, companies want to implement AI to improve their businesses — but some are making the mistake of trying to layer in artificial inte…Read […]
Backpage.com executives have been charged with a 93-count federal indictment that alleges conspiracy to facilitate prostitution and money laundering
Seven executives of the popular classified advertising website Backpage.com, including its co-founders, have been charged in a 93-count federal indictment, according to a press release from the US Department of Justice. On Friday, the site was seized by federal authorities, per a notice posted on the website, but the exact reasons were unknown at the […]
Facebook and its executives are getting destroyed after botching the handling of a massive data ‘breach’
Facebook executives waded into a firestorm of criticism on Saturday, after news reports revealed that a data firm with ties to the Trump campaign harvested private information from millions of Facebook users. Several executives took to Twitter to insist that the data leak was not technically a “breach.” But critics were outraged by the response […]
Europe’s automotive chiefs are warning that if President Trump imposes prohibitive duties on imports, they could be forced to curb investment in their U.S. factories, threatening American jobs.
An elite networking group that counts professional athletes and fashion executives as members is turning an island off Finland into the next Soho House
SuperShe SuperShe is a women-only international networking club founded by Kristina Roth in 2017. Roth recently bought an island off the coast of Finland as a headquarters for SuperShe and a place for the group to host retreats. SuperShe Island will open to members in June, and later be available for non-SuperShe members and groups […]
Jared Kushner’s business received multimillion-dollar loans from 2 companies whose executives met with him at the White House
Jared Kushner’s personal financial dealings have sent up red flags in Washington since he was installed as a senior adviser to President Donald Trump. Meetings Kushner had while in his official capacity at the White House have drawn new scrutiny because of two multimillion-dollar loans Kushner’s company received after he met with executives from Citigroup […]