• Inside The Elite Startup Retreat Where Satya Nadella...
    Business Insider - May 23
    Last weekend, many of the tech industry's big shots gathered in the Santa Cruz Mountains to talk startups. Venture-capital firm Sequoia invited more than 100 startup founders, CEOs, and alumni for what it called "Base... Read »
    17 hours ago
  • Tim Cook Got The Red Carpet Treatment During His Last...
    Business Insider - May 23
    Apple CEO Tim Cook visited both India and China in the past week, and everywhere he went, people rolled out the red carpet for him. He was there on business, not pleasure, but even still his trip seemed more fitting for... Read »
    17 hours ago
  • People Are Paying $48 To Fall Asleep In SF And Wake...
    Business Insider - May 23
    If you're traveling between San Francisco and Los Angeles, perhaps the least expensive and most comfortable option is in the back of a bus. A Sleep Bus, that is. Since late April, a chartered bus service between the... Read »
    17 hours ago
  • Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein Has Finally Sold...
    Business Insider - May 20
    Goldman Sachs CEO Lloyd Blankfein finally sold his Sagaponack, New York, estate, according to The Wall Street Journal. First listed all the way back in 2007 for $14 million, the mansion has undergone a series of listings... Read »
    3 days ago
  • Mark Zuckerberg Met With Conservatives Over...
    Business Insider - May 20
    Mark Zuckerberg on Wednesday held a wide-ranging discussion with a group of conservative commentators who said afterward the Facebook CEO acknowledged the giant social network has a problem reaching conservatives. The... Read »
    3 days ago
  • Here’s How Don Graham Convince Jeff Bezos To...
    Business Insider - May 20
    Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos bought The Washington Post for $250 million in 2013. But when the paper's owner first approached Bezos looking for a buyer, he wasn't sure the Amazon CEO would be the right owner. It was only after... Read »
    3 days ago
  • The CEO Of A 122-Person Costco-Killer Has Announced...
    Business Insider - May 19
    Cheih Huang is the CEO of Boxed Wholesale, a company that strives to make buying paper towels in bulk seamless. It is all about efficiency and cost-savings. His business, however, is no indication of the kind of boss he... Read »
    4 days ago
  • Here’s What Apple CEO Tim Cook Discussed With...
    Business Insider - May 19
    The head of China's industry and technology regulator stressed Chinese users' security in a meeting with Apple Inc's chief executive in Beijing, as the U.S. tech titan stumbles in its biggest offshore market. Apple's Tim... Read »
    4 days ago
  • Here’s Our First Official Look At Uber’s...
    Business Insider - May 19
    Uber said on Thursday that it plans to test a self-driving car on the streets of Pittsburgh, the first step towards becoming a company that uses robots to power its taxi service instead of drivers. This means people... Read »
    4 days ago
  • Oracle’s CEO Ran Into Google’s Top Lawyer...
    Business Insider - May 18
    When Oracle CEO Safra Catz ran into Google's top lawyer Kent Walker at a bat mitzvah party, she had a very sternly-worded message for him, she says: "Thou shalt not steal." Catz told this story during her testimony on... Read »
    5 days ago
  • Taco Bell’s New Restaurants Are Unrecognizable
    Business Insider - May 18
    Taco Bell is redesigning its restaurants. The company is rolling out four different store models — "modern explorer," "California sol," "heritage" and "urban edge" — and they look nothing like the fast-food chain we... Read »
    5 days ago
  • John McAfee’s Mysterious New Company Got Crushed
    Business Insider - May 18
    Shares of the mysterious company soon to be headed by John McAfee collapsed by 35% Wednesday. The stock has gone wild after the company this month pivoted from mobile gaming to cybersecurity, bringing McAfee on board as... Read »
    5 days ago
  • LendingClub’s Ousted CEO Used A Joke...
    Business Insider - May 17
    Laplanche, who was giving a keynote address at the LendIt USA conference last April, joked with the audience that it was "a new mode of credit delivery" as the drone spewed out fake notes. Thomson Reuters' International... Read »
    6 days ago
  • Snapchat To Lease Part Of Santa Monica Airport,...
    Business Insider - May 17
    Snapchat has expanded out of its beloved Venice Beach neighborhood and into an airport. The Santa Monica City Council approved a $3 million-a-year lease for Snapchat to take over space at the Santa Monica Airport, which... Read »
    6 days ago
  • Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff Is Lashing Out Against A...
    Business Insider - May 17
    Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff isn't happy about the prospects of filmmaker George Lucas opening his own museum in San Francisco — a plan that was rejected two years ago by the city. In a series of tweets on Monday,... Read »
    6 days ago