Job One: Ford Creates Special Group Tasked With Developing “Profitable, Competitive” Vehicles

Ford formed a team this week, called it the “Enterprise Product Line Management (EPLM) group,” and put it to work with the company’s marketing, engineering, mobility, and product development arms to overhaul the company’s product lineup. The goal is to study what customers want and use that information to build more profitable, competitive vehicles. The […]

How Facebook plans to get 1 billion people into virtual reality, according to the VP tasked with doing it (FB)

Facebook The mission of leading Facebook’s virtual reality business now falls on Hugo Barra, who joined Facebook six months ago with the newly-created title “VP of VR.” Despite lackluster consumer interest, early missteps, and a lot of change in leadership, Facebook still has big plans to get a billion people into virtual reality. Barra sat down with […]

The man once tasked with investigating Bill Clinton denounces Trump for treating Sessions like a ‘piñata’

Associated Press/Michael Dwyer The former independent counsel who investigated former president Bill Clinton in the 1990s slammed President Donald Trump in a Washington Post op-ed Thursday for his “wildly inappropriate” public comments about Attorney General Jeff Sessions. Kenneth Starr, who also served as US solicitor general and a federal judge, urged Trump to “cut it […]