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Rich Ex-Facebook Exec Still Working, ‘I Have Kids And I Don’t Want To Be A Douchebag’

Business Insider - April 23, 2014

Before he quit to create a venture capital firm, Chamath Palihapitiya was Facebook's longest-tenured senior executive. That means he has a lot of stock in a company that is now worth $65 billion. He's rich — "live on an... Read »

Aereo CEO: We’re Absolutely Legally Sound

Bloomberg - April 23, 2014

Aereo CEO Chet Kanojia discusses copyright issues, its technology, the Supreme Court case concerning Aereo, and the television industry. Read »

Dow Chemical’s Asset Sales ‘Going Well,’ CEO Says

Bloomberg - April 23, 2014

Andrew Liveris, chief executive officer of Dow Chemical Co., talks about the company's first-quarter earnings, business strategy, and shareholder activism. Read »

Pershing Square Capital CEO: Why I’m Electing Stock In Allergan

Bloomberg - April 23, 2014

Bill Ackman, CEO at Pershing Square Capital, discusses teaming with Valeant Pharmaceuticals to purchase Allergan. Read »

Problems At GM May Just Be The Tip Of The Iceberg

Fortune - April 23, 2014

Ammann may be singing a different tune in 10 days or so when GM (GM, Fortune 500) reports April sales results. Its performance so far in 2014 has been shaky, with market share seven-tenths of a point below 2013 and overall... Read »

The Hummus-Baked Bean Connection - April 23, 2014

What is it about the Israel-Boston connection that works so well in the world of tech startups? Having grown up and spent much of my life in Israel, where I attended university, served in the military and launched three... Read »

Donald Trump Donated To Ted Cruz, But Doesn’t Mean He Wants Him For President

politico - April 22, 2014

Donald Trump isn’t ready to make his presidential endorsement just yet. The real estate magnate clarified on Monday that a donation he made to Ted Cruz’s political action committee doesn’t mean that he’s supporting... Read »

Aereo CEO: Broadcasters Are Aiming To Kill Innovation

Bloomberg - April 22, 2014

Chet Kanojia, chief executive officer of Aereo Inc., talks about the company's legal battles with television broadcasters. Read »

Business Insider CEO: No ‘Clear Proof’ That There’s A Market For Wearable Tech

CNBC - April 22, 2014

Henry Blodget, Business Insider editor-in-chief & CEO, shares his thoughts on Nike's apparent move away from wearable tech after a CNET report that says the company fired the majority of its FuelBand team. Read »

MUBI CEO: Make Room For Quality Curated Content

Bloomberg - April 22, 2014

Efe Cakarel, CEO of MUBI,, discusses differences between Netflix and MUBI, and why curated content matters. Read »

Ford Promotes Insider Mark Fields To CEO

NYT - April 22, 2014

Ford Motor has picked Mark Fields, its chief operating officer, to succeed Alan R. Mulally as the next chief executive of the company, according to a person with knowledge of the move. The selection of Mr. Fields would... Read »

Even Good Employees Hoard Great Ideas - April 22, 2014

One of the most heated debates involving innovation revolves around how to best incentivize people to develop and implement new ideas. Research on this issue offers a wide range of conclusions. For example, one... Read »

Ryan Seacrest Nears ‘American Idol’ Deal, In Talks For Bigger Clear Channel Role

Hollywood Reporter - April 21, 2014

Hollywood's hardest working multihyphenate is said to be considering some significant changes to a portfolio that reportedly earns him $61 million annually. While gigs including American Idol and his morning radio show are... Read »

Ford CEO Sees Continued China Sales Growth

Bloomberg - April 21, 2014

Ford Motor Co. Chief Executive Officer Alan Mulally talks about the auto maker's expansion in China. Ford, the fastest-growing major foreign automaker in China, will unveil a prototype of a seven-seater off-road SUV that... Read »

Founder Of Omnivision Entertainment On Aereo’s High Court Gamble

Bloomberg - April 21, 2014

Rob Barnett, founder of Omnivision Entertainment, talks about Aereo Inc.'s broadcast retransmission case before the U.S. Supreme Court. The High Court will hear oral arguments in the case on April 22. Aereo’s Internet... Read »