UNESCO

UNESCO’s New Director General Gets US Withdrawal as Inaugural Gift

The United States this week issued a notification to UNESCO that it would be withdrawing from the global organization as of December 31, 2018, citing "continuing anti-Israel bias at UNESCO" as its reason. The...
P&G and Warren Buffett's exit

P&G : How Warren Buffett Saw Its Problems Coming from Miles Away

The month's long battle between activist investor Nelson Peltz, who wanted a seat in the board at Procter & Gamble, and those who did not want Nelson's team on board for fear that they...
Model X

Tesla Recall of Model X is a Minor Issue Not Reported by Customers

Tesla Inc is recalling 11,000 Model X vehicles that were built between October 28, 2016 and August 16, 2017 due to issues with the second row seats."During recent internal testing, Tesla determined that a...
Foldable iPhone

Bendable or Foldable iPhone Coming in 2020, Samsung Doing it Next Year?

A report in a Korean publication The Investor citing The Bell says that Apple Inc. is in the process of making a bendable/foldable iPhone in collaboration with LG, which is already one of the...
Box artificial intelligence

Out of the Box: Google, IBM and Microsoft to Provide AI Firepower to Box...

Box, the leading content management platform that is used by more 74,000 businesses, announced that its going to integrate Artificial Intelligence into its platform.The most interesting part about the announcement is that the company...
Walmart

Can Walmart E-Commerce Gain Market Share Against Amazon This Holiday Season?

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) announced today that it is creating more than 120,000 positions this holiday season across 33 states in the US, which is exactly the same number of holiday season hires the company made last year.“We...
hacked

Australian Defense Contractor with Lax Security Systems Hacked

Why would a defense contractor be allowed to handle sensitive information when their network isn't highly secure? That's the question we asked ourselves when we found out that a defense agent in Australia had...
Russian controversy Facebook ads

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg Says Company Owes Apology to America

In the first such interview with a Facebook senior executive since news broke about the 3,000 Russia-sponsored ads on the social media platform, COO Sheryl Sandberg has come out officially, saying that the company...
Roy Price Amazon Studios chief suspended

Amazon Gives “Leave of Absence” to Entertainment Chief Roy Price

In what appears to be the result of renewed sexual harassment allegations against Roy Price, Amazon has given the head of its original programming division a "leave of absence effective immediately."Price's supposed suspension comes...
Hyperloop One

Richard Branson to Join Hyperloop One BoD after Investing in Super-fast Transit System

Hyperloop One now has not one but two well-known billionaire industrialists backing it. Sir Richard Branson, founder of the Virgin Group, will be joining the Board of Directors at Hyperloop One. We don't know...