Google executive Dan Fredinburg was one those killed in an avalanche on Mount Everest, following the devastating 7.8 earthquake that rocked Nepal early this morning. Fredinburg served as Chief of Privacy for Google X, and headed up product...Show More Summary
This week on What to Think, we speak with Michael Tolkin. He's the chief executive of IMAX Labs, an innovation lab that's backed by IMAX Corp., the entertainment technology company with special theaters throughout the world.
Police Chief James O'Neill says detectives from the Morningside Heights secton of Manhattan went to an address on E. 6th Street in the East Village to arrest a man wanted for a robbery on Thursday. When they confronted him, he says, he ran out a sixth floor fire escape - then back into the building. Show More Summary
The Guatemalan parents of an immigrant man shot dead by San Francisco police have filed suit in federal court, accusing two officers of excessive force and the police chief and city of failing in their training and oversight responsibilities. Amilcar Perez Lopez, 20, died on the evening of Feb. 26...
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon named a Mauritanian diplomat on Saturday as his envoy to Yemen, charged with trying to broker peace in the Arabian Peninsula country. Ban notified the U.N. Security Council on Thursday of his intention to appoint Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed to replace Jamal Benomar, a Moroccan diplomat who brokered a 2011 […]
Chris Cox, Facebook's Chief Product Officer, made his debut appearance on the company's proxy statement today, with a total 2014 compensation package worth $12.47 million.
The Porsche family scion, who has dominated Volkswagen for decades, tried to oust the chief executive, Martin Winterkorn, but the board turned against him.
Hans-Joachim Watzke, the managing director of Borussia Dortmund, spoke about rumours linking Man United to Ilkay Gundogan on Saturday. News broke via Sky German this weekend that Man United are set to sign Gundogan this summer. According to the reports, the Dortmund midfielder was due to put pen to paper with United this weekend, ahead of a €30m summer move. […]
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VW board chairman Ferdinand Piech set the crisis running that led to his downfall by threatening to fire his number 2, Martin Winterkorn. Piech has been a fearsome, powerful and highly successful leader of Volkswagen, Europe’s biggest car company which wants to be the world leader. In the past when under pressure, [...]
When investors in the mattress maker convene next month, they will decide whether three top officials, including the chief executive, should be ousted.
By Lacey Johnson BALTIMORE (Reuters) - Waves of demonstrators were expected to descend on Baltimore on Saturday to protest the unexplained death of a black man after he was taken into custody, a day after the city's police chief said officers had failed to give him timely medical attention for a spinal injury. Show More Summary
While Chief Executive Martin Winterkorn wears bruises from the conflict, Ferdinand Piëch has paid the ultimate of price and resigned his chairmanship with immediate effect. According to Reuters, the ongoing row between CEO and Chairman...Show More Summary
The executive must walk one of corporate America’s most daunting gantlets, working to convince board members that he is up to the task of being chief executive.
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon named a Mauritanian diplomat on Saturday as his envoy to Yemen, charged with trying to broker peace in the Arabian Peninsula country.
Former Lebanese prime Minister and Future Movement parliamentary bloc leader MP Fouad Siniora stressed on Saturday that Free Patriotic Movement chief MP Michel Aoun has no chance of ever reaching the presidential palace in Baabda. “The hijacked presidency is ruining the country’s reputation,” Siniora’s visitors quoted him as saying in comments published in As Safir […]
It's a little disconcerting to hear the star of a show called "The Real Girl's Kitchen'' say that her chief goal when she launched the series was to get out of the kitchen.Still, that premise is paying off for Haylie Duff, whose charming...Show More Summary
Lawsuit against SFPD's chief settled, Muni's big changes, inside Dart Central. [ more › ]
Another report surfaced Friday indicating that the powerful former head of Syrian military intelligence in Lebanon Maj. Gen. Rustom Ghazali has passed away. Several reports surfaced during the past 3 years confirming that he died and like all previous reports there are conflicts about the cause of his death and where he actually died. Show More Summary
This week, our Masters in Business radio podcast, we speak with Liz Ann Sonders, Chief Market Strategist for Charles Schwab. Early in her career, Sonders worked for the legendary Marty Zweig, where she learned the importance of sentiment analysis. She also had a front seat to the 1987 crash, accurately forecast by Zweig. Sonders was also a guest host...Read More