Aaron Traywick, who was the CEO of biohacking company Ascendance Biomedical, died at the age of 28. Traywick was found facedown in a flotation tank at a spa in Washington, D.C.
Medicine May 1, 2018
Marc Benioff is the CEO of cloud computing company SalesForce and is also one of the top philanthropists in the world. Here are 10 facts about the tech entrepreneur's extraordinary career and life.
People April 28, 2018
Apple just awarded Tim Cook with a huge pay hike. The CEO will be also be required to travel by private jet moving forward.
Business Tech December 28, 2017
Uber has been struggling to handle an executive exodus and sexual harassment allegations, and now it's headed into a new chapter. Amid mounting pressure from shareholders, Travis Kalanick has resigned as CEO.
Business Tech June 21, 2017
Uber has been through a trying few months from the Waymo lawsuit and the workplace scandals that emerged. Amid all this chaos, Uber CEO Travis Kalanick will be taking a leave of absence from the company for an undisclosed amount of time.
Car Tech June 13, 2017
The success Uber enjoyed in its early days are quickly being swept aside for a pile of legal and public relations problems. The latest comes thanks to its CEO, Travis Kalanick, and his 2013 email on 'sex rules' to Miami employees.
Internet June 9, 2017
Former McDonald's CEO Edward Rensi warned that robotic tools could take over jobs if the minimum wage would be raised. A McDonald's employee protest shut the chain's Chicago headquarters on May 25, a day before its annual shareholder meeting.
Business Tech May 26, 2016
Chief Executive Magazine released its 12th annual opinion survey wherein CEOs ranked the best and worst states in the United States to do business. The Lone Star State led the survey while the Big Apple finished at the bottom of the list.
Business Tech May 10, 2016
Yahoo paid Marissa Mayer $36 million in compensation last year, despite the company’s shrinking revenue and profits. The CEO is also expected to receive a huge payout of $55 million if she is terminated after Yahoo is sold.
Business Tech April 30, 2016
Tesla CEO gets $37,584 in cash salary for 2015. Meanwhile, his deputies, CFO Jason Wheeler receives $46,154, CTO JB Straubel $250,560 and Engineering Vice President Doug Field $306,923.
Business April 19, 2016
Tim Cook made $10.3 million last year as Apple's CEO, but the company's other top executives each made $25 million. The amount that Cook received is still a huge haul, but it pales in comparison to what the top paid CEOs in the tech industry made in 2014.
Business January 7, 2016
After Yahoo's big announcement on Wednesday, the company's CEO Marissa Mayer has huge news of her own: she has given birth to healthy twin girls on Thursday. Mayer is expected to take a 'limited maternal leave' before going back to work.
Business December 11, 2015
Twitter revealed that Omid Kordestani is the new chairman for the company. Kordestani, who has a senior experience of 10+ years as Google executive, joined Twitter in a delicate moment for the companies’ staff.
Internet October 16, 2015
Chipotle stepped up its game in technology related employments. Curt Garner, ex-CIO at Starbucks, confirmed his position of CIO at the Mexican fast-food restaurant. The fast food company said that it aims to improve its services and waiting times.
Legal October 14, 2015
After months of carrying the 'interim CEO' title, Dorsey has become permanent CEO of the social media powerhouse. He will also remain the CEO of Square.
Internet October 5, 2015
Markets are waiting for Twitter to appoint a permanent CEO. The moment approaches, and Jack Dorsey is in the cards for the position, experts and investors say.
Legal October 2, 2015
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has announced that she is pregnant with identical twin girls, due in December. When it comes to time off from work, the CEO plans a similar approach as with her first pregnancy.
Business September 2, 2015
T-Mobile's CEO John Legere revealed during a live stream on Periscope that the network operator was 'coming out with something great next week.'
July 3, 2015
Intel's President Renée James has stepped down to pursue an "external CEO role." She will be leaving Intel in January next year.
July 3, 2015
According to a Gallup study, female bosses are more likely to engage and motivate employees than males in management positions.
Internet Culture May 12, 2015
Jessica Alba is proving an actor can make it as a corporate chief, but she's also now learning to tone her management style down a bit these days.
Movies/TV Shows April 29, 2015
Quick, search for 'CEO' on Google Image Search, and what do you see? You'll have to look hard to find a female CEO, and when you do, she won't actually be a woman.
Internet Culture April 10, 2015
A real estate developer claims Facebook CEO failed to deliver on a social network promise made as part of a land deal. Now he wants the court to order Mark Zuckerberg to pony up financial information.
Business Tech March 14, 2015
The 61-year-old Takanobu Ito will be replaced by the 55-year-old Takahiro Hachigo, after Ito's cost-cutting moves was met with disdain by local suppliers.
FUTURE TECH February 24, 2015
Sony Corp.'s CEO Kazuo Hirai has spoken out for the first time with regard to the hacking. The CEO said that he was proud of employees and partners for standing up against the "extortionist" efforts by the hackers.
Business January 6, 2015
Facebook's CEO Mark Zuckerberg is crowdsourcing ideas for his personal challenge for 2015. He has taken to the social networking site to ask for suggestions some of which are outright crazy!
Internet January 2, 2015
Yishan Wong has stepped down as CEO of Reddit over a dispute reportedly related to new location and offices for the company. Taking over as CEO is Ellen Pao, a move many are hoping will help curb reported sexist behavior displayed by Reddit users.
Business Tech November 14, 2014
People may prefer healthier looking faces to faces that appear more intelligent, a new study shows. The researchers digitally altered photos of the same men to appear either less healthy, or less intelligent.
Life November 7, 2014
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is earning a pay package worth $84.3 million for the financial year 2014. Most of the amount is in the form of stock awards, which will be paid out over several years.
Business October 23, 2014
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is still battling his ungraceful comments offered at the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing event. In a leaked memo, the Microsoft chief calls for more training to further cultivate a culture of inclusion inside his company.
Business October 17, 2014
Satya Nadella's gaff is actually a win in the war for balanced wages. Inarticulate comments made by the Microsoft CEO put income inequality back into the national conversation.
Business October 13, 2014
Oracle's founder steps down after 37 years of serving as the company's only CEO. The timing leaves analysts surprised, but his resignation doesn't.
Business September 18, 2014
Rovio CEO says he is preparing to 'pass the hoodie' on to a new commander. Incoming CEO Pekka Rantala will be tasked with bolstering Rovio's profits.
Apps/Software August 29, 2014
Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer is leaving the company's board to focus on his newly acquired Los Angeles Clippers basketball team. His departure marks the end of a 34-year stint with the company.
Business August 22, 2014
Sprint's new CEO Marcelo Claure is house hunting in Kansas City as he readies to take the helm. He faces a number of challenges as the carrier continues to fall as competitors win in the market.
Business August 12, 2014
After doing some soul-searching, CEO Max Schireson decided that the long work hours and constant travel required of a CEO wasn't allowing him to be the dad he needed to be. So he quit.
Internet Culture August 6, 2014
Dan Hesse, CEO of Sprint, will leave his post on August 11. Nicknamed 'Captain Kirk' during his leadership years at AT&T Hesse leaves Sprint after seven years of keeping the struggling carrier alive in one of the most competitive marketplaces.
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech August 6, 2014
BlackBerry's restructuring process is almost over. CEO John Chen wants to focus on mobile security and software. It recently made plans to acquire German encryption firm Securesmart.
Business August 6, 2014
Love him or hate him, John Legere's edgy actions are changing the way carriers operate. However, did the T-Mobile CEO go too far with his controversial remarks at the latest company press event?
Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 20, 2014
Google and the NSA were pals back in 2012, but it doesn't appear if both companies collaborated on anything that has to do with spying on the general public.
Internet May 8, 2014
New leadership appointment is just the latest in a flurry of changes at top tech companies. The moves indicate the ultra-competitive business world of smartphones, network and computing.
Business April 29, 2014
Chris Beard takes top seat once held by Brendan Eich as Mozilla develops a new long-term CEO plan and aims to expand its board as well.
Business April 14, 2014
There aren't many people who can claim Twitter played a role in leaving a job but Brendan Eich is one of the few.
Business April 3, 2014
As Steve Ballmer gets all set to retire, Microsoft's board will meet, Monday, to decide on a new CEO.
Business November 18, 2013
Steve Ballmer, CEO of Microsoft, admits that the company now needs a new CEO to move forward.
Business November 16, 2013