Some notable Facebook shareholders file (mostly symbolic) proposal to oust Mark Zuckerberg as chairman
TechCrunch, 18 October at 07:46
Several major Facebook shareholders have submitted a proposal calling for CEO Mark Zuckerberg to step down as chairman of the company's board. The filing is mainly symbolic, since Zuckerberg has almost total voting control, an arrangement that has ...
Powerball lottery: Did you win Wednesday's $345M drawing? Live results (10/17/2018)
NJ.com, 18 October at 05:45
By Jeff Goldman and Chris Sheldon | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com. The jackpot for Wednesday's Powerball drawing has jumped to $345 million with a cash option of $199 million. The lottery drawing takes place at 10:59 p.m. and will be televised on ...
Powerful Executives Have Stepped Away From the Saudis. Not SoftBank's.
New York Times, 18 October at 04:57
Since the disappearance and apparent killing of a dissident journalist in a Saudi Arabian consulate, some of the most powerful figures in business are distancing themselves from the kingdom. There is one prominent exception: Masayoshi Son, chief
Divers journey 80 feet into sewage tank to fish out clumps of pump-clogging wipes
WLS-TV, 18 October at 02:57
Before you flush a wipe down the toilet, think twice and consider the divers who might have to swim through 80 feet of sewage to pull it out in the future. That's the message from Charleston Water System, who recently had to send a specialized team of
Cleveland listed as one of the top 10 cities to get a job
WKYC.com, 18 October at 02:35
Mill Valley, California — Our city makes the cut on a lot of “best of” lists. Now we have one more to add. Cleveland is one of the best places in the country to get a job, according to the job recruiting site Glassdoor. Out of the 50 most populated
Bezos Bucks the Bullies
Wall Street Journal, 18 October at 02:19
It shouldn't be news when an American CEO announces that he is willing to enter into lucrative contracts with the Department of Defense. But thanks to the rise of campus-style political activism among Silicon Valley employees, and the capitulation of ...
eBay sues Amazon, accusing it of poaching sellers
CNN, 18 October at 02:06
San Francisco (CNN Business) As Amazon continues its rise as the world's largest online marketplace, rival eBay charges that it got there by crossing a legal line. eBay filed a lawsuit against Amazon in Santa Clara County on Wednesday alleging it ...
New York attorney general is investigating MoviePass parent company
CNN, 18 October at 02:01
New York (CNN Business) The New York attorney general is investigating the parent company of MoviePass, a source familiar with the probe confirmed to CNN Business. The state is looking into whether Helios and Matheson (HMNY) misled investors about ...
Cramer Remix: I'm calling out the Fed as lazy and irresponsible
CNBC, 18 October at 01:59
CNBC's Jim Cramer argued on Wednesday that "mixed" economic data, coupled with more hawkish rhetoric from the Federal Reserve, were to blame for the stock market's volatile trading session. "Remember what's at stake here. We are now in the midst of ...
United, Delta Climb on Business-Class Demand
Wall Street Journal, 18 October at 01:43
Airlines are cashing in on high-paying business travel, adding premium seats and drawing more revenue from the front of their planes as fuel costs rise. Jet-fuel prices have risen 40% in the past year, putting pressure on carriers to extract more
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