Elon Musk has reportedly poached writers from The Onion to work on a secret comedy project

Aaron Bernstein / Reuters Elon Musk is poaching staff writers from The Onion for a secret comedy project, according to The Daily Beast. The Tesla founder issued a cryptic statement to The Daily Beast describing “comedy as the next frontier.” An anonymous source told The Daily Beast that Musk had considered buying The Onion in […]

‘The Poacher, poached!’: Rhino injures illegal hunter in Namibia

Published time: 22 Oct, 2017 16:40 Edited time: 22 Oct, 2017 16:43 A rhino has charged at and injured a suspected poacher in Namibia. It is a rare case of the animal, hunted for its valuable horn, being able to fight back against the perpetrators. The incident occurred at the Etosha National Park on October […]

HSBC’s CEO is retiring next year — and it just poached an insurance CEO to be its new chairman (HSBC)

AP Photo/Vincent Yu HSBC Holdings Plc is lining up Mark Tucker, currently chief executive of insurer AIA Group Ltd, to be the next chairman of Europe’s biggest bank, sources with direct knowledge of the matter said on Sunday. Regulators in Hong Kong and London have signalled they will approve the appointment, one of the sources […]

Amazon’s former Fire TV director gets poached by Apple

Enlarge / The fourth-gen Apple TV. (credit: Andrew Cunningham) If you’ve been thinking that the Apple TV’s hardware has needed a shot in the arm lately, it looks like you’re not alone. Bloomberg reports that Apple has hired Timothy Twerdahl, an executive who has spent most of the last four years serving as Director and General Manager […]

Apple just poached an Amazon executive to save its struggling Apple TV business (AMZN, AAPL)

LinkedIn Apple has poached Timothy D. Twerdahl, former director and GM of Amazon’s Fire TV unit, in an effort to revive its struggling Apple TV business, according to Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman. Twerdahl’s will oversee product marketing for Apple TV, the report said. Twerdahl’s LinkedIn page says he joined Apple this month. Twerdahl spent nearly four […]