• Tim Cook: ‘I’m Proud To Be Gay’
    BusinessWeek - Oct 30
    Throughout my professional life, I’ve tried to maintain a basic level of privacy. I come from humble roots, and I don’t seek to draw attention to myself. Apple is already one of the most closely watched companies in the... Read »
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  • Why Tim Cook’s Coming Out Matters For Apple, And...
    HBR - Oct 30
    Ellen. Anderson Cooper. Michael Sam. All three broke barriers by coming out in their respective industries – comedy, television news, and football. Now they’re joined by Apple CEO Tim Cook, who just announced that he’s... Read »
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  • BlackBerry CEO: Don’t Be Tempted By Trendy Phones
    Fortune - Oct 30
    Kim Kardashian, this one’s for you. BlackBerry executive chair and CEO John Chen has written an open letter to loyal BlackBerry users (current and former), basically pleading with them to forget those shiny iPhones and... Read »
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  • Alibaba’s Ma Eyes New Partner In Apple’s Cook
    Forbes - Oct 30
    The headlines are buzzing today with news about newly listed Alibaba, led by word that the e-commerce giant may explore an electronic payments tie-up with global gadget leader Apple. I’ll be quite frank and say that such a... Read »
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  • Alphaworks Brings On Erin Glenn As CEO
    TechCrunch - Oct 30
    Today the folks at Alphaworks, the equity crowd-funding platform branched out of betaworks, are announcing leadership changes, with Erin Glenn taking the lead as CEO. Nick Chirls, cofounder and former CEO of Alphaworks,... Read »
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  • SAP’s Bill McDermott Provides A CEO’s Plan To...
    Fortune - Oct 30
    Changing the business model of a company with $22 billion in revenue is at the top of Bill McDermott’s to-do list. New cloud-based business models are disrupting the enterprise-software industry, and SAP, one of the... Read »
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  • Sanofi Fires CEO After Profit Warning On Key Drug
    Bloomberg - Oct 29
    Sanofi fired Chief Executive Officer Chris Viehbacher, ending a six-year tenure in which he caused tension with board members and French politicians by shifting the drugmaker’s focus to the U.S. and overhauling its... Read »
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  • Tim Cook Critiques His Home State’s Record On...
    Washington Post - Oct 29
    The Alabama Academy of Honor bestowed its high praise on Apple CEO Tim Cook Monday, inducting him into its group, which is limited to 100 living Alabamians as well as the state's living governors. But Cook returned the... Read »
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  • Mary Barra Says GM Is Done Playing Nice
    USA Today - Oct 29
    General Motors CEO Mary Barra is taking off the gloves, declaring that the giant automaker is done being the "polite competitor." It wants to win instead, she told the Detroit Economic Club. And as everyone knows, nice... Read »
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  • Rent The Runway CEO On Why Relationships Trump Data
    Inc - Oct 29
    When it comes to building a brand, Jennifer Hyman, founder of designer dress rental site Rent the Runway, puts more trust in relationships than almost anything else. While data and analytics are crucial tools for things... Read »
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  • Mark Zuckerberg’s Grand Vision For The Next 10...
    Business Insider - Oct 29
    Facebook posted strong third-quarter earnings on Tuesday evening. The theme of the earnings call was Facebook's future and how the company can use its success to invest in long-term goals that will make it an even... Read »
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  • Fitbit CEO: Smartwatches ‘Lack A Purpose’ Right...
    Mashable - Oct 29
    Fitbit recently introduced three new fitness wristband trackers — one of which the company is calling a "superwatch" for the ability to get smart notifications like incoming calls and text messages on its screen. But... Read »
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  • Twitter CEO Says Growth Is ‘No. 1’ Priority
    Bloomberg - Oct 28
    Twitter Inc. (TWTR) reported another quarter of decelerating user growth, triggering a selloff in shares and putting pressure on Chief Executive Officer Dick Costolo to prove that he can attract more users and... Read »
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  • Jack Ma: Alibaba Is The ‘Biggest Entertainment...
    THR - Oct 28
    Jack Ma, China’s richest man, said Monday night that Alibaba, the company he founded, “is the biggest entertainment company in the world," because so many people are now looking for entertainment rather than buying... Read »
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  • Tim Cook Says Setbacks For Apple Pay Are...
    Fortune - Oct 28
    Apple CEO Tim Cook said Monday that the challenges his new mobile payments platform, Apple Pay, faces after retailers like CVS and Rite Aid disabled it are unlikely to last. “It’s a skirmish,” Cook said, during an... Read »
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