By Brittany Betteridge, an intern in the Lowy Institute's East Asia Program. In February, President Joko Widodo visited Silicon Valley to meet with US technology power players including Google, Facebook, Twitter and the start-up technology investment firm Plug and Play. Show More Summary
Earlier this month, Bill Campbell, a longtime tech executive and entrepreneur known around Silicon Valley as "the coach," died. Tributes flowed in from technology power players that Campbell worked with, including executives at Google...Show More Summary
Donald Trump, who bills himself the ultimate outsider, is pivoting increasingly to the power centers of official Washington as he tries to clinch the Republican presidential nomination. Continue reading ? The post Trump campaign trying to court GOP power players in Washington appeared first on PBS NewsHour.
It looks like Major League Baseball’s plan to spin off its video-streaming technology into a separate company could get a big boost from a powerful player in the sports world: ESPN parent Disney. The post MLB/Disney streaming talks are reportedly in “advanced stages” appeared first on Awful Announcing.
Federal prosecutors provided for the first time a detailed account of the sexual abuse allegations against former House speaker Dennis Hastert, giving a stunning account of the accusations against the former Washington power player when he was a wrestling coach at a high school in Illinois. Show More Summary
As technology plays an ever-larger role in our daily lives, Silicon Valley's top executives are coming to wield a lot of political clout. But that goes both ways, too: A lot of retired politicans and other Washington insiders are helping...Show More Summary
The Hollywood Reporter unveiled its annual list of the 35 Most Powerful People in New York Media on Wednesday.
One of the important voices in this controversy is Bob Wright, whose new book, The Wright Stuff: From NBC to Autism Speaks, is getting some important press attention.
The US Pizza Museum exhibit is part of Chicago’s first annual Pizza Summit, a meeting of the minds and pizza power players that caps off a month-long 30 Days of Pizza featuring events throughout the city. Andrew W.K. is the keynote speaker at the summit, which features all-you-can-eat pizza.
Scooter Braun, the 34-year-old Hollywood power player best known for managing Justin Bieber, always wants to know one thing before he enters a new situation: Did you burn the ships?
When Sunday political regulars become Jeopardy! contestants.
Louis C.K., novelist Jonathan Franzen, and Mad Men creator Matthew Weiner are just some of the quotable notables going head-to-head on Jeopardy for the show's Power Players week. The tournament, which is set to air in May, is kind of like Celebrity Jeopardy, except with questions that are more difficult... More »
Jeopardy! has released a slate of 15 “newsmakers, influencers, political figures, journalists, and others” to compete in its fourth Power Players Week, during which the luminaries will contend in “five stand-alone games for the charity...Show More Summary
May's “Power Players Week” will also feature Melissa Harris-Perry, Al Franken, and "Mad Men" creator Matthew Weiner
Against Louis C.K., Jonathan Franzen, and other "power players" next week. [ more › ]
Lara Logan, Melissa Harris-Perry and David Gregory are among this year's contestants.
Industry power players have been in a standoff of sorts over the last few seasons with brands clamoring to cast the most iconic faces possible in their campaigns. From Céline's Internet-breaking spring 2015 ads featuring Joan Didion to the pop-culturally significant Calvin Klein and Balmain... Continue reading
Fox, Lionsgate, and Sony have joined the growing chorus of Hollywood power players urging Georgia to veto an antigay bill that would allow religious people to not perform same-sex marriage ceremonies and faith-based groups to not hire or serve LGBT people. The bill has passed the House and Senate in Georgia, where the governor has until May [...]
Donald Trump on Monday visited our nation's capital to schmooze some conservative power players at a prominent law firm and deliver a speech at a conference of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee. In between those stops, Trump...Show More Summary
Ladies and gentlemen, take your seats. The Fruitchouli match is ready to begin. On the right we have peach and apricot in their full jammy splendor. On the left is patchouli, with an assist from amber. With power players like this, who...Show More Summary