Mass surveillance under the Patriot Act is so awful that even its author says that the NSA has gone far beyond what the Act intended (and that the intelligence chiefs who said Americans aren’t being spied on should be prosecuted for perjury). Show More Summary
The plan will suggest sweeping changes to a $1.7 billion subsidy program charged with ensuring all Americans have affordable access to advanced telecommunications services.
I can see Cook-Ive as a sort of titular reversal of the Jobs-Cook C-level duo relationship.
Great find by Marty Lederman, who praises the Chief’s analysis. Watch these arguments, and perhaps even this brief, be cited in the Evenwel briefing. … Continue reading ?
With the departure of Wendy R. Sherman, all the top negotiators on Iran since 2013 will have left the administration, leaving questions about who will help carry out a deal if one is struck by June 30.
Former Ten boss appointed new chief executive of beleaguered media group.
A production version of Renault’s Eolab concept can be launched as soon as we’re ready, the French carmaker’s performance chief has said this week. Revealed late last year, the Eolab concept was promoted as a Clio-sized hatch “feasible for the next decade”. Show More Summary
Hills chief executive Ted Pretty has made a sudden exit from the revamped company after board concern over his strategy.
Hugo Weihe, former International Director of Asian Art at Christie?s, joins Saffronart as its Chief Executive Officer from July 1, 2015. Weihe will oversee Saffronart?s presence in Mumbai, New Delhi, New York and London in building a market for Indian art and antiquities globally. Show More Summary
Minister for Police and Emergency Services Joy Burch today announced the appointment of a new chief officer for ACT Fire & Rescue. “I am pleased to announce that following an extensive national recruitment search Mark Brown AFSM has been selected as chief officer, ACT Fire & Rescue,” Ms Burch said. “Mr Brown was selected following strong interest [...]
The chief executive of Facebook's virtual reality outfit won't say exactly how much its consumer headset will cost when it launches next year. But he has a ballpark range.
GoPro chief executive Nick Woodman revealed a prototype of a GoPro-based rig that will be able to capture spherical video.
The Director of the National Security Agency - the US body spying on the whole world - says he wants an “open, reliable, and safe” Internet and suggested countries should embrace an online “Law of the Sea.”
Google plans to make it easier for people to purchase goods online by adding a buy button directly to search results. "There is going to be a buy button, it is actually imminent," said Omid Kordestani, Google's chief business officer, at a conference. Show More Summary
Editor’s Note: As part of our SimpliLeader series in which we showcase the best minds in aviation, here’s an interview with Mike Tod, Chief Marketing and Customer Officer, Air New Zealand. This interview originally appeared on. MikeShow More Summary
Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln, the Roosevelts, and Kennedy may get all the publicity, but they’re not the only presidents who deserve our praise. Here’s the first in our new series devoted to chiefs who could use a little extra hailing. Show More Summary
The chief executive of Facebook's virtual reality outfit won't say exactly how much its consumer headset will cost, but he drops some clues.
Omid Kordestani, Google's chief business officer, has seen many phases of CEO Larry Page. Kordestani joined Google as its "business founder" in 1999, a year after Page and Sergey Brin founded the company in their early 20s. He left in 2009, but came back last summer after the departure of Nikesh Arora to take up the head of business role. Show More Summary
Advet Bhambhani, the chief executive of Dubai-based ABV Group plans to open luxury hospitals that would resemble hotels, offer personalised care and transport patients from place to place in Rolls Royce cars.
A "buy button" will eventually make its way to ads in Google search results, according to a Google exec. Speaking at Code Conference today, Google's Chief Business Officer, Omid Kordestani, said that a buy button is "imminent" for ads in Google search.