As of this year Mark Zuckerberg only works for a $1 per year in salary. This symbolic move have done other famous CEOs before him include the late Steve Jobs. The Google founders and Oracle CEO Larry Ellison also just work for a buck. Obviously their income all comes from the company stock. Watch the short video report for details below.
Google, Apple, and all the other tech giants have a vested interest in many of the decisions coming out of Washington, DC. Whether it's how immigration policy will affect the pool of talent HR can pick from, or laws on data and privacy, the rulings coming out of the Capitol can have a huge impact on the tech world. And so it shouldn't come as much of a surprise that these companies are spending lots of money on lobbying efforts. According to Consumer Watchdog, Google led the way, ... Source: The Business Insider
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Burger King's 33-year-old CEO has helped engineer a total restructuring of the burger chain in just 13 months on the job. After surrounding himself with an equally young management team — including a 28-year-old chief financial officer — Daniel Schwartz has helped turn the struggling burger chain into a "cash machine," Devin Leonard writes for Bloomberg Businessweek's newest cov ... Source: Business Insider
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The shocking announcement that Microsoft is cutting 18,000 jobs is still sinking in. Most of those employees do not have a realistic chance of obtaining as good a job as the one they are losing. In the United States, the number of engineering jobs has been sharply declining. In 2002 the number of electrical engineering jobs in the United States was 385,000, but despite increased demand for technology, the job total dropped to only 300,000 last year. And that numbe ... Source: Big Government
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Lobbyists on both sides of the aisle may not agree more on an issue than the need for amnesty legislation. But Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) told La Raza's annual conference that they should "get louder" to fight "lobbyists" to get amnesty legislation. Claiming that comprehensive amnesty legislation would also "stabilize" America's Social Security system, Warren told the crowd in Los Angeles on Sunday evening that they nee ... Source: Big Government
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PARIS - Colombian pop star Shakira has become the first person to reach more than 100 million fans on Facebook, becoming the most "liked" celebrity on the social network in the process.The multi-lingual singer, who recently performed at the closing ceremony of the 2014 Brazil World Cup, stands ahead of rivals Eminem and Rihanna, who have amassed 91.9 million and 89 million fans respectively.The number of ... Source: Asia One
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3 days ago, 11:09pm CDT
IntroductionThe PS4 is the most powerful games console on the planet and it's now been on the shelves and in living rooms for over seven months.With more graphical power than the Xbox One, 32 times more system memory than the PS3 and a firm focus on pure gaming experiences rather than media might, the PS4 has established itself as the next-gen console to beat.It's a games console built by gamers for gamers. It won the hearts a ... Source: Tech.co.uk
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Editor’s note: Chuck Norris’ weekly political column debuts each Monday in WND and is then syndicated by Creators News Service for publication elsewhere. His column in WND often runs hundreds of words longer than the subsequent release to other media.
Forty-five years ago yesterday, there was a day life few others that rallied Americans and changed America forever. Yet I could hardly find but one or two news stories about that momentous occasion and triumph. Do you remember wha ... Source: WNDFull article at: WND4 days ago, 4:09pm CDT
Bolstered by a strong jobs report last month from the Department of Labor, the nation’s economy continues its upward swing. In San Jose and the Silicon Valley, much of the new job creation can be credited to the tech sector.
One clear indication that San Jose’s economy is booming is the staggering addition of 9,000 new businesses with 4,000 new jobs from just a year ago. While the tech industry may not be leading in overall job growth in San Jose and Silicon Valley, there is no ques ... Source: CBS San Francisco
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6 days ago, 11:00am CDT
There's something you should know about those of us who write about higher education on the Internet: Behind the scenes, we're careful to coordinate our advice for young people to be as utterly confusing as is humanly possible. Go to college, we advise. And don't go to college. Be picky about your major. Or, if you prefer, never mind. Your school matters. Kidding, it doesn't. Don't go into debt. Scratch that, more debt is okay. Or ... Source: The Atlantic
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Jul 16 2014, 11:12am CDT
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