Facebook Named Best Company to Work For in the U.S. by Indeed

Despite suffering through what could be charitably described as a turbulent year. Facebook Inc.--despite suffering through what could be charitably described as a turbulent year--was ranked as best.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJul 12th, 2018

Facebook abandons ambitious Internet drone program

Four years and tens of millions of dollars later, Facebook is ending its development work on a futuristic fleet of drones that would have beamed Internet connectivity to rural areas from the stratosphere, the company said this week. The company’.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 27th, 2018

Kate Spade"s close friend and business partner says the late designer left 4 seasons of completed work for her handbag company

Facebook/Frances Valentine Kate Spade was found dead by suicide in her apartment in New York City on June 5. .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 13th, 2018

Facebook director to start after annual meeting, avoid shareholder vote

BOSTON (Reuters) - Facebook Inc named a new director this month and timed his appointment to avoid a shareholder vote, raising concern among some investors who want to see more accountability from the social media company......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 22nd, 2018

Fox News says top executive is on leave, but she has quietly kept working

A top Fox News executive who has been named in harassment lawsuits over allegations she helped foster a hostile work environment continues to quietly work for the company, despite the cable news behemoth repeatedly claiming she is on indefinite leave......»»

Category: topSource: cnnMay 18th, 2018

The data scientist behind the Cambridge Analytica scandal did paid consultancy work for Facebook and has close ties to staff (FB)

CNN Data scientist Aleksandr Kogan said he once had close ties to Facebook, despite being blamed by the company for his role i.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 23rd, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Facebook suspends another analytics firm over data practices

Facebook Inc. suspends another company that harvested data from its site and says it was investigating whether the analytics firm’s contracts with the U.S. government and a Russian nonprofit tied to the Kremlin violate the platform’s policies......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch7 hr. 42 min. ago

Facebook suspends firm over concerns it inappropriately shared user data with U.S. government

Facebook has suspended a data analysis company over whether its contracts with the U.S. government violated the polices about how publicly available data about its users is collected and shared.      &n.....»»

Category: topSource: usatoday9 hr. 12 min. ago

Facebook suspends app tied to researcher running election study

Facebook Inc. has suspended apps by Crimson Hexagon, a company founded by a Harvard University researcher who has a close relationship with the social network, after the Wall Street Journal inquired about the firm’s contracts with governments......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentral9 hr. 42 min. ago

Facebook"s rhetoric on misinformation doesn"t match its actions

Facebook has said it finds claims that survivors of a violent tragedy are actually actors duping the public to be "abhorrent." The company has said that content with such claims violates its community standards, and has pledged to remove such posts......»»

Category: topSource: money10 hr. 57 min. ago

Simple CFO named CEO of San Francisco fintech firm

This is the latest executive shift at the company, which is also looking for a new CEO......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournals11 hr. 27 min. ago

A New Zealand company that tried 4-day workweeks says people were more creative, more punctual, and more energetic — and they want to keep it going

ESB Professional/Shutterstock A New Zealand company, Perpetual Guardian, experimented with a four-day work week, The New York Times reports. Seeing that employees were h.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsider15 hr. 42 min. ago

State of the Art: What Stays on Facebook and What Goes? The Social Network Cannot Answer

Asked about the kind of content Facebook keeps up and the kind it removes, company executives from Mark Zuckerberg on down have been comically tripped up in their responses......»»

Category: mediaSource: nytJul 19th, 2018

Zuora CEO preaches cloud subscription

Zuora CEO Tien Tzuo is no stranger to what it takes to build a trailblazing company from the ground up, having been at Salesforce in its early days of trying to prove a subscription-based approach to software could work......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 19th, 2018

Best Places to Work winner Midsize category: Computer Solutions

At Computer Solutions, the No. 1 company with 50 to 99 employees on this year's list of Best Places to Work in San Antonio, its employees set the tone......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 19th, 2018

A New Zealand company tried a four-day work week. It was a "resounding success"

A company in New Zealand that tested four-day work weeks says the experiment was so successful that it wants to make it permanent......»»

Category: topSource: moneyJul 19th, 2018

Facebook to Remove Content That Could Incite Violence

Critics say the company has not done enough to block false posts that have led to attacks in countries including Sri Lanka, Myanmar and India......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralJul 18th, 2018

Papa John Accuses PR Firm Of Blackmailing Him For $6 Million; Refused To Work With Kanye Over "N" Word

Papa John's founder John Schnatter is punching back after resigning from his company's board last week in disgrace over racially insensitive comments he made during a "diversity media training" conference call with marketing f.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 17th, 2018

Hawaii-based Island Insurance named top 50 property and casualty insurer

Island Insurance Company Ltd. was named to Ward Group’s list of top 50 property and casualty insurers in the United States. Ward Group, a provider of industry benchmarking and best practices services for the insurance industry, analyzes the fin.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 17th, 2018

Thyssenkrupp"s foundation to steer conglomerate in leadership crisis

Thyssenkrupp's foundation, the company's largest shareholder, pledged to work with unions and management to appoint a successor to its chairman Ulrich Lehner......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 17th, 2018

Thyssenkrupp searches for new chairman as activists circle

Thyssenkrupp's foundation, the company's largest shareholder, pledged to work with unions and management to appoint a successor to its chairman Ulrich Lehner, with questions about its role in his abrupt departure......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJul 17th, 2018