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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to Take a Month of Parental Leave in December

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says he’s taking parental leave this month to spend more time with his daughters. Zuckerberg said on Facebook and Instagram over the weekend that “you’ll hear from me a little less” during this time. Facebook offers four months of paid parental leave for both mothers and fathers – generous for corporate America, although some tech companies offer more. The… Read More »

Apple ‘Very Bullish and Optimistic’ About India, Says CEO Tim Cook

Apple CEO Tim Cook on Tuesday reaffirmed the company’s interest in India during the latest quarterly earnings call as the iPhone-maker reported strong sales across all major product categories. Answering an analyst’s queries about the company’s recent progress in India, Cook said Applecontinues to be “very bullish and optimistic about India,” as the company continues to invest in the country. Apple took many… Read More »

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Urges Harvard Graduates to Build a World of ‘Purpose’

Mark Zuckerberg returned Thursday to Harvard, where he launched Facebook and then dropped out, telling graduates it’s up to them to bring purpose to the world, fight inequality and strengthen the global community. “Change starts local. Even global changes start small – with people like us,” the Facebook CEO said. He shared stories about graduates such as David… Read More »

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to Return to Harvard Today as Commencement Speaker

One of Harvard University’s most famous dropouts, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, returns on Thursday to the Ivy League school to address its graduating class. The 33-year-old tech titan, who dropped out the college to found the pioneering social network company, has been on a nostalgia trip during the week leading up to Harvard’s commencement. On Tuesday, he live-streamed… Read More »

AIG names turnaround expert Duperreault as CEO to improve performance

American International Group (AIG.N) named Brian Duperreault as its new chief executive officer on Monday, selecting a protege of former CEO Hank Greenberg and an industry veteran known for his turnaround expertise. Duperreault, age 70, is the founder and chief executive officer of Hamilton Insurance Group Ltd in Bermuda, and is seen as a short-to-medium term replacement for… Read More »

Safilo CEO says can weather potential LVMH loss

Italian eyewear group Safilo (SFLG.MI) can make up for the potential loss of design-to-distribution deals with French luxury group LVMH (LVMH.PA) with new licences and by expanding its own brands, its chief executive said on Friday. Shares in Safilo were hit last week by a report that LVMH could buy a stake in spectacles maker Marcolin and grant… Read More »

Starbucks’ CEO transition unlikely to stymie growth: analysts

Starbucks Chief Executive Howard Schultz’s decision to step down is unlikely to hamper growth at the world’s biggest coffee chain as his successor Kevin Johnson is well suited to take the helm, analysts said. Starbucks Corp (SBUX.O) said on Thursday that Schultz would step down as CEO on April 3 to focus on new high-end coffee shops, handing… Read More »

Asus Zenfone 3 smartphones to be unveiled in June, says Asus CEO

Asus will launch its Zenfone 3 range of smartphones in June, according to the company’s CEO, Jerry Shen. As per a report by DigiTimes, Shen also said that the Zenfone 3 smartphones will be targeted at the mid-range segment of the market. While he did not reveal any hardware specifications of the upcoming devices, he did say that… Read More »

Facebook CEO Announces Investigation Into Anti-Conservative Bias

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg responded to accusations its company’s “trending” topics list was suppressing conservative media, saying Thursday the company was conducting an investigation. No evidence of alleged manipulation had been found, but “if we find anything against our principles, you have my commitment that we will take additional steps to address it,” Zuckerberg wrote in a Facebook… Read More »

Xiaomi Mi Max Slim Body Touted by CEO Ahead of May 10 Launch

Xiaomi has released first teaser image of its upcoming Mi Max phablet ahead of the May 10 launch. The teaser was shared by Xiaomi CEO Jun Lei and shows the side profile of the Mi Max smartphone. Apart from the side profile of the handset, the physical volume rocker and power buttons are visible on the right side.… Read More »