Executives


Grammys 2014 Predictions

Grammys 2014 Predictions

Who would the people pick to win a Grammy for Best New Artist?...

Jan 26 2014, 1:09pm CST

US to NY court: Reject Apple's monitor challenge

US to NY court: Reject Apple's monitor challenge

US to appeals court: Reject Apple's challenge to antitrust monitor imposed in NY e-book case NEW YORK (AP) — The Justice Depart...

Jan 25 2014, 4:32am CST

American Love Affair helps you Buy American And Keeping Jobs In The U.S.

American Love Affair helps you Buy American And Keeping Jobs In The U.S.

Throughout this would-be U.S. economic recovery, job creation has not matched what it has been in prior recoveries and incomes...

Jan 24 2014, 9:46am CST

How Big is the Nokia Brand Damage Caused by Microsoft?

How Big is the Nokia Brand Damage Caused by Microsoft?

Analysts were widely expecting Nokia to sell 10 M smartphones in 4Q 2013. The company ended selling 8.2 M units, down from 8.8...

Jan 23 2014, 9:26am CST

CES 2014 from a Woman's Perspective

CES 2014 from a Woman's Perspective

In 2014, women leaders rose to the top in many different industries.  Healthcare, cars manufacturing, advertising and even...

Jan 22 2014, 8:11am CST

Top CEOs meet in Davos

Top CEOs meet in Davos

Davos is the place to be for the world’s top executives and political figures this week but what happens if you’re not deemed i...

Jan 21 2014, 1:19pm CST

Week Ahead: More Earnings & Economic News To Move Markets

Week Ahead: More Earnings & Economic News To Move Markets

The S&P 500 is down 0.5% so far this year — and stocks face another potentially volatile week ahead with a barrage of earni...

Jan 19 2014, 5:11pm CST

Apple Loop: 'Great Things' Coming, iPhone 6 Rumor Roundup, Jobs' Biographer Says Google Rules, Mac Turns 30

Apple Loop: 'Great Things' Coming, iPhone 6 Rumor Roundup, Jobs' Biographer Says Google Rules, Mac Turns 30

Keeping you in the loop on just a few of the many things that happened around Apple this week. China Mobile starts selling iPho...

Jan 18 2014, 8:16pm CST

I4U news

Why Are Executives Jumping Ship At Barnes & Noble's Nook Unit?

In the past few months, three key senior executives have left Barnes & Noble’s Nook ebook and digital device division. Bill...

Jan 18 2014, 12:06pm CST

Yahoo's COO de Castro Hit Two Of The Three Main Causes Of Executive Onboarding Failure

Yahoo's COO de Castro Hit Two Of The Three Main Causes Of Executive Onboarding Failure

It’s not a surprise that Yahoo’s CEO Marissa Mayer has fired COO Henrique De Castro. Yes. He was her first big hire. Yes. It is...

Jan 18 2014, 8:46am CST

Does Your 2014 Analytics Agenda Serve Your Big Rocks?

Does Your 2014 Analytics Agenda Serve Your Big Rocks?

 This blog is part of Aryng’s analytics tips series for executives: CMO, Chief Product Officer, and CEO A philosophy professor...

Jan 17 2014, 1:11pm CST

A Little More Context On That Fired Yahoo Exec's Massive Golden Parachute

A Little More Context On That Fired Yahoo Exec's Massive Golden Parachute

As crazy as it sounds, severance packages worth more than $100 million — like the one Yahoo gave fired COO Henrique De Castro t...

Jan 17 2014, 10:31am CST

Fired Yahoo Exec's $109M Golden Parachute Was One Of The Biggest Ever

Fired Yahoo Exec's $109M Golden Parachute Was One Of The Biggest Ever

There are a lot of different ways to express just how massive is the payout Yahoo is bestowing upon Henrique De Castro, the chi...

Jan 16 2014, 3:46pm CST

I4U news

Judge to Apple: Reboot relationship with monitor

NY judge says Apple's opposition to e-books monitor proves the wisdom of his appointment NEW YORK (AP) — A judge...

Jan 16 2014, 2:16pm CST

Who Will Tax Bitcoin And How?

Who Will Tax Bitcoin And How?

Will 2014 be the year we trade in our credit cards and abandon our wallets in favor of virtual currencies? If you follow the re...

Jan 16 2014, 11:46am CST

I4U news

Cloud Providers May Not Be Ready For Big Data Onslaught, Users Fear

We know full well why many organizations are avoiding public cloud — they’re nervous about security. However, seasoned cloud ad...

Jan 15 2014, 9:31pm CST

I4U news

Yahoo CEO lets go top lieutenant in surprise move

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer parts way with top operations exec just 15 months after hiring SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo...

Jan 15 2014, 6:41pm CST

SIA: Record World Semiconductor Revenues in November

SIA: Record World Semiconductor Revenues in November

The Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA) announced this month that November world semiconductor sales compiled by the World...

Jan 15 2014, 6:01pm CST

'Grossly Inadequate': The Charter-Time Warner Cable Merger Battle Turns Nasty

'Grossly Inadequate': The Charter-Time Warner Cable Merger Battle Turns Nasty

On Monday, Charter Communications offered to buy Time Warner Cable at a value of $61 billion. Two days later, the companies are...

Jan 15 2014, 5:21pm CST

I4U news

Apple's Cook Says iPhone China Mobile Deal Is The Beginning of A Beautiful Friendship

Apple CEO Tim Cook did something his predecessor, Steve Jobs, didn’t do in pursuit of a deal for the iPhone with China Mobile,...

Jan 15 2014, 5:21pm CST

Obama To Announce Public-Private Manufacturing Innovation Institute At NC State

Obama To Announce Public-Private Manufacturing Innovation Institute At NC State

It’s been unavoidable for me to end up a de facto contributor for science and technology down in the Research Triangle Park are...

Jan 15 2014, 8:51am CST

FarmLogs Raises $4 Million In Series A Funding

FarmLogs Raises $4 Million In Series A Funding

FarmLogs is a farm management software startup that builds tools for helping farmers increase their productivity and efficienc...

Jan 15 2014, 6:11am CST

I4U news

Officials: Obama likely to OK phone record changes

AP sources: Obama expected to back changes to NSA surveillance with Congress handling details WASHINGTON (AP) — P...

Jan 15 2014, 2:41am CST

I4U news

Charter calls TW Cable a 'turnaround project'

Charter calls Time Warner Cable a 'turnaround project' with 'failed' strategy LOS ANGELES (AP) — Charter Communic...

Jan 14 2014, 6:26pm CST

Google's Nest Deal Vindicates Patent King Nathan Myhrvold

Google's Nest Deal Vindicates Patent King Nathan Myhrvold

Google’s decision this week to buy high-tech thermostat maker Nest for $3.2 billion is creating more than just the usual  winne...

Jan 14 2014, 1:06pm CST

I4U news

IT Staff: Too Much Supply Or Too Much Demand?

CIOs worry a lot about IT/business alignment. But they may have to look closer to home before they can solve the bigger alignme...

Jan 14 2014, 11:26am CST

These 12 Companies All Want Your Body In 2014

These 12 Companies All Want Your Body In 2014

Wearable computing is the ultimate convergence arena. Stimulated of course by Google and Google Glass, excited by Apple’s still...

Jan 14 2014, 9:46am CST

Yahoo! Provides David Pogue With the Playground Of His Dreams

Yahoo! Provides David Pogue With the Playground Of His Dreams

David Pogue has become a household name in tech criticism from his “State of the Art” column in New York Times along with multi...

Jan 14 2014, 8:36am CST

I4U news

Proposed spy phone record shift draws resistance

Proposal to shift surveillance phone record retention away from government drawing resistance WASHINGTON (AP) — T...

Jan 14 2014, 2:36am CST

2014 Detroit Auto Show: Future Tech

2014 Detroit Auto Show: Future Tech

It’s hard to avoid the amount of technology invading the automotive space these days, but that’s not necessarily a bad thing. H...

Jan 13 2014, 2:31pm CST

Government Programs Have Become One Big Scammer Fraud Fest

Government Programs Have Become One Big Scammer Fraud Fest

Amongst all the polls about how various groups view their prospects going into 2014, I’d like to see one polling people who hab...

Jan 13 2014, 10:51am CST

12 Companies Moving Global Commerce Forward

12 Companies Moving Global Commerce Forward

The emergence of innovative software and apps is transforming the way payments are made and the global commerce ecosystem. This...

Jan 12 2014, 8:16pm CST

Beats Music Aims To Take Streaming Mass Market

Beats Music Aims To Take Streaming Mass Market

Beats Electronics, the fashion headphone behemoth led by Jimmy Iovine and Dr. Dre, has officially announced its plans to launch...

Jan 12 2014, 9:46am CST

The Judge Won't Call Asbestos-Lawyer Shenanigans Fraud, But It Sure Smells Like It

The Judge Won't Call Asbestos-Lawyer Shenanigans Fraud, But It Sure Smells Like It

There’s an old journalistic turn of phrase that keeps us on the right side of the libel laws, while getting the point across: S...

Jan 11 2014, 9:31am CST

Me Myself I: Ten Songs for Narcissistic CEOs

Me Myself I: Ten Songs for Narcissistic CEOs

Narcissism and chief executives are much in the news of late. Maybe it’s a hangover from the financial crisis or continuing fal...

Jan 10 2014, 2:51pm CST

Google And Intel, Welcome To The New American Conglomerate

Google And Intel, Welcome To The New American Conglomerate

Announcements from Google and Intel in the first week of 2014 confirm a trend that was already pretty solid but overlooked in 2...

Jan 10 2014, 9:41am CST

How Silicon Valley Could Destabilize The Democratic Party

How Silicon Valley Could Destabilize The Democratic Party

Much has been written, often with considerable glee, about the worsening divide in the Republican Party between its corporate a...

Jan 9 2014, 3:16pm CST

How Networking Can Become Your Competitive Advantage

How Networking Can Become Your Competitive Advantage

By Dorie Clark Would you like to add Richard Branson to your network? How about Larry Page, or Sheryl Sandberg, or Marc Andrees...

Jan 9 2014, 12:46pm CST