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Elon Musk Purchases Twitter, Firing Top Executives

Elon Musk Purchases Twitter, Firing Top Executives

Elon Musk fired several Twitter Inc. executives after completing his takeover of the company, according to people familiar with the matter, capping an unusual corporate battle and setting up one of the world’s most influential social-media platforms for potentially broad change. Mr. Musk fired Chief Executive Parag Agrawal and Chief Financial Officer Ned Segal after …

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Apple Executives Talk About iPhone 14 Pro's Dynamic Island in New Interview

Apple Executives Talk About iPhone 14 Pro’s Dynamic Island in New Interview

In a new interview, Apple’s senior vice president of software engineering, Craig Federighi, and Apple’s vice president of human interface design, Alan Dye, sat down to discuss the thinking behind the iPhone 14 Pro’s Dynamic Island and how it was developed. During the interview with the Japanese magazine AxisFederighi, who oversees the development of iOS, …

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Biden, unions, rail executives struggle for deal as shutdown looms

Biden, unions, rail executives struggle for deal as shutdown looms

DETROIT/LOS ANGELES, Sept 14 (Reuters) – Biden administration officials hosted labor contract talks late on Wednesday to avert a potential rail shutdown that could disrupt cargo shipments and impede food and fuel supplies, but one small union rejected a deal and Amtrak canceled all long-distance passenger trips. Railroads including Union Pacific (UNP.N), Berkshire Hathaway’s (BRKa.N) …

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Almost Nothing Can Stop Porsche's IPO, Say Executives

Almost Nothing Can Stop Porsche’s IPO, Say Executives

Image: Porsche Porsche and Volkswagen are dead-set on the former’s stock-market debut, Honda is making the supply chain partnerships it needs, and the Bronco accessory business is booming. All that and more in The Morning Shift for Tuesday, September 6, 2022. 1st Gear: Well, Porsche Seems Determined While your friends who run The Morning Shift …

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Comcast executives expect Disney to stick to its agreement to acquire the remaining stake in Hulu

Comcast executives expect Disney to stick to its agreement to acquire the remaining stake in Hulu

Hulu Rafael Henrique | SOPA Images | LightRocket | Getty Images The future of Hulu continues to be an open question as Comcast and Disney still haven’t agreed on terms that will settle the company’s future ownership. But Comcast executives are planning on Disney buying them out — even if they’d prefer otherwise. Disney owns …

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Twitter executives face questions from employees after whistleblower claims

Twitter executives face questions from employees after whistleblower claims

CEO Parag Agrawal opened the company-wide meeting by pushing back on claims made by Peiter “Mudge” Zatko, Twitter’s former head of security. Zatko’s whistleblower disclosure alleges Twitter’s security practices are so poor they pose a threat to national security and democracy and claimed some of the company’s executive team have tried to cover it up. …

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NFL Executives Reveal Why Roquan Smith Trade Didn’t Happen

Roquan Smith requested a trade two weeks ago. He expressed displeasure at how the Chicago Bears handled his contract negotiations and wanted to go somewhere a team would pay him what he deserves. Such a stance isn’t anything new. Many players use the “trade me” tactic in contract talks. Smith likely hoped rookie GM Ryan …

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97% of US executives believe US is now in a recession or close to one, despite Biden's denials

97% of US executives believe US is now in a recession or close to one, despite Biden’s denials

A high number of US executives believe the country is now in a recession, despite the Biden Administration’s refusal to admit the economy’s consecutive contractions over the last year. A survey conducted by Stifel Financial shows that 18 percent of executives, business owners, and investors consider the economy already in a recession, compared to 79 …

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