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MicroStrategy CEO Michael Saylor steps down to ‘focus’ on Bitcoin as chairman

MicroStrategy co-founder Michael Saylor is stepping down as CEO and will instead assume the role of executive chairman. Saylor says this will allow...

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‘An engine for the imagination’: the rise of AI image generators

AI-powered image generators like OpenAI’s DALL-E and Google’s Imagen are just beginning to move into the mainstream. David Holz is the CEO of...

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Titanium Blockchain CEO pleads guilty to $21 million crypto fundraising scam

Titanium Blockchain Infrastructure Services (TBIS) CEO Michael Stollery pleaded guilty to securities fraud over a cryptocurrency ICO that made $21...

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Rent the Runway CEO Jennifer Hyman thinks fashion rental is inflation-proof

The clothing rental company’s roller-coaster journey from COVID crash to booming demand for wedding guest dresses. Rent the Runway started with a...

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Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg, COO Sheryl Sandberg called to court over Cambridge Analytica lawsuit

Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg, COO Sheryl Sandberg called to court over Cambridge Analytica lawsuit Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg and COO Sheryl...

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Volkswagen ropes in Porsche CEO to lead as Diess steps down

Volkswagen ropes in Porsche CEO to lead as Diess steps down Volkswagen Group chairman and CEO Herbert Diess is stepping down from his...

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Volkswagen CEO Herbert Diess to be replaced by Porsche chief in major shake-up

VW CEO Herbert Diess will step down as head of the company’s management board to be replaced by Porsche chief Oliver Blume in a major shake-up. In...

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Netflix’s CEO is ready for TV to die

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings said linear TV would be gone in 5 to 10 years. This isn’t the first time he’s said it, or the last. But that outlook...

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Volkswagen names a new CEO to run its electric truck and SUV spinoff Scout

Volkswagen named Scott Keogh as the new CEO of Scout, a brand that it acquired in 2020 and is relaunching as a home of rugged electric SUVs and...

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Unity CEO apologizes for calling some game developers ‘fucking idiots’

Unity CEO John Riccitiello has apologized for calling some game developers "some of the biggest fucking idiots" in an interview with Pocket...

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Read the memo Google’s CEO sent employees about a hiring slowdown

Google CEO Sundar Pichai has addressed the company’s hiring slowdown in a memo to staff. Here’s a copy of that memo obtained by The Verge. Google...

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How arson led to a culture reboot at Traeger, with CEO Jeremy Andrus

Our special Fourth of July episode on Traeger, making cult-favorite grills, and putting burgers on the cloud Happy Fourth of July to our listeners in...

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Substack CEO says he’s ‘very sorry’ about laying off 13 people

Substack’s CEO says that the company is laying off 13 employees, around 14 percent of the company’s workforce, as the economy remains troubled....

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Pinterest has a new CEO, who has one job: to build the internet’s shopping mall

Pinterest has long had an opportunity to act as the internet’s shopping mall. Now, under a new CEO with experience at Google, Venmo, and PayPal,...

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Pornhub owner’s CEO and COO resign

CEO Feras Antoon and COO David Tassillo have resigned from MindGeek, the company that owns Pornhub. The announcement comes days after The New Yorker...

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Amazon names new retail CEO

Amazon has named Doug Herrington, a 17-year Amazon vet, as the new CEO of its worldwide Amazon stores business. Amazon has named a new CEO of its...

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How Mercedes-Benz CEO Ola Källenius is refocusing for an electric future

Mercedes has big plans to go all-electric by 2030, including an electric G-Wagon, and become a luxury tech company now that cars are just big...

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Peloton rival Tonal is adding a New York studio to win the fitness content race

After launching live classes in September, Tonal says it’s launching a New York studio to expand its content to East Coast members. The company...

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Amazon’s retail CEO is resigning after 23 years

Dave Clark, Amazon’s CEO of its retail business, is resigning effective July 1st, the company revealed in an SEC filing on Friday. It’s unclear...

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The videos that don’t work on YouTube and the future of the creator business with Nebula CEO Dave Wiskus

The economics of running a creator-owned streaming service that’s an alternative to the YouTube algorithm, negotiating brand deals, and partnering...

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Twitter’s CEO and Elon Musk are beefing over bot counts

After a tweet from Elon Musk said his deal to buy Twitter is "temporarily on hold," company CEO Parag Agrawal is defending its...

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Twitter CEO: ‘We need to be prepared for all scenarios’

Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal explained why he dismissed top Twitter executives and froze hiring while acknowledging that the Elon Musk deal could fall...

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Vergecast: Google CEO Sundar Pichai on Google I/O 2022

Sundar Pichai joins The Vergecast to chat about Google I/O announcements. Also: the crypto crash, USB-C on the iPhone in 2023, and Apple discontinues...

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Here’s the memo Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal sent about firing execs and a hiring freeze

Parag Agrawal fired a couple of his top executives on Thursday and said the company is planning cost cuts and a hiring freeze. On Thursday, Twitter...

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Twitter CEO pushes out top execs, freezes hiring

Twitter’s product lead Kayvon Beykpour says he was asked to leave the company after current CEO Parag Agrawal said the team would be going "in...

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Jack Dorsey says he’ll never be the CEO of Twitter again

Jack Dorsey has said that he has no plans or desire to be Twitter’s CEO after Elon Musk takes over, contrary to what some have predicted might...

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Disney CEO calls theoretical ESPN streaming package ‘the ultimate fan offering’

Disney CEO Bob Chapek told investors the company isn’t ready to pull the trigger on shifting away from its linear ESPN channel yet. But he said...

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Ola Electric CEO says more EVs will catch fire, but rarely: Report

Bhavish Aggarwal claimed that the issue of fires is not exclusive to EVs. In fact, he said that petrol-fuel-powered vehicles needed more quality...

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