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Marc Benioff Is Not Impressed By Mark Zuckerberg’s $1 Billion Gift To Charity

Business Insider - April 18, 2014

Marc Benioff, CEO of Salesforce.com, has some sharp things to say about the $1 billion donation to charity Mark Zuckerberg made last year. Zuckerberg, Facebook's co-founder and CEO, gave $1 billion worth of stock to the... Read »

Cuban Says, ‘Milwaukee Bucks Sale Is A Bargain’

ESPN - April 18, 2014

Mark Cuban considers the sale price of approximately $550 million for the Milwaukee Bucks to be a bargain, suggesting the true value of NBA franchises is north of $1 billion. "I think they got off cheap," Cuban said. "I... Read »

Martha Stewart Shows Impeccable Manners On Flight…

NYD - April 18, 2014

A first-class spywitness on an American Airlines Friday flight from JFK to LAX tells us the homemaking maven was an utter delight on board — but refused all offerings on the wine list, including a Bogle Sauvignon Blanc, an... Read »

Goop CEO Quits Due To Gwyneth Paltrow’s Split

Page Six - April 17, 2014

Seb Bishop, the highly ­regarded CEO of Goop, has quit. Bishop, a leading British entrepreneur who was international CEO of AIDS-fighting charity (RED) before joining Goop in 2011, has quit Gwyneth Paltrow’s lifestyle... Read »

Branson Adds South Africa Hotel And Vineyard To His Collection

ventures - April 17, 2014

Richard Branson will add more to his collection of luxury retreats, having agreed to buy Mont Rochelle Hotel & Mountain Vineyard in South Africa. He has already signed a preliminary deal at an undisclosed sum said the... Read »

Modell’s CEO Accused Of Expensing $7 Million On Vacations And Steaks

Business Insider - April 17, 2014

Mitchell Modell, the CEO of the family-owned athletic apparel chain, has accused him of bankrolling his lavish lifestyle with company funds, including spending $116,250 in a single day at a popular Chicago steakhouse with a... Read »

What I Learned In My First Year As A Female Startup CEO

Huffington Post - April 16, 2014

If a reporter asks me why it sucks to be a female CEO, I can come up with hundreds of reasons. On the other hand, if I am asked to argue why it's awesome to be a female CEO, I can also do that pretty well. So here is my take... Read »

Was Steve Jobs A Bully?

NY Post - April 16, 2014

Witnesses at an upcoming trial over no-hire agreements in Silicon Valley should not be allowed to offer evidence that Apple co-founder Steve Jobs was “a bully,” four major tech companies argued in a court filing. Read »

How The Oculus Rift Could Change Entertainment

Business Insider - April 16, 2014

In the wake of Facebook's $19 billion purchase of messaging service WhatsApp, the social network's recent $2 billion acquisition of Oculus VR — makers of the virtual-reality gaming headset the Oculus Rift — feels like... Read »

David Fincher Won’t Direct Steve Jobs Movie

Business Insider - April 16, 2014

Despite widespread rumors, David Fincher (“The Social Network”) won’t be directing Sony's Steve Jobs biopic, according to The Hollywood Reporter. Read »

Here Are The Angry Notes Donald Trump Sends To Reporters

Business Insider - April 15, 2014

Trump has a habit of sending handwritten annotations of his press clips to reporters. After reading our initial story about Trump's correspondence with Sarlin, Yahoo! News Political Reporter Chris Moody forwarded us a copy... Read »

MySpace Co-Founder Took The Only Photo Of The Blood Moon You Need To See

Business Insider - April 15, 2014

In a total lunar eclipse, the full moon turns a coppery red as it passes into Earth's shadow, called a "blood moon." Lots of people took photos, but the best one we've seen comes from an unlikely source: MySpace's Tom... Read »

Recording Academy CEO Will Be Honored At Visionary Of The Year Award Luncheon

Page Six - April 15, 2014

That UJA-Federation of New York will honor Neil Portnow, president/CEO of The Recording Academy, at its Music Visionary of the Year Award Luncheon on June 25 at The Pierre Read »

Donald Trump Says Rep. Steve Israel ‘Out Of Line’

politico - April 14, 2014

Donald Trump slammed Rep. Steve Israel for his recent comments that “not all” Republicans are racist. “I think it’s a rough statement,” Trump said on Fox News’s “Fox & Friends.” “I would say he’s out... Read »

Mark Cuban Helps Player Up After A Charge And Proudly Brags To World About It

Bleacher Report - April 14, 2014

Cuban posted the following video on his Facebook page of Monta Ellis drawing a charge Friday night against the Phoenix Suns. After the play, Cuban helped lift Ellis up, and he seemed pretty fired up. Cuban left the following... Read »