Monday, November 20, 2017

Salesforce CEO Calling for Social Media Regulation

Salesforce CEO calling for social media regulation

You don’t often hear a tech company demanding increased government regulation. In fact, this may well be a first. But it is happening. Marc Benioff, CEO of Salesforce, is saying social media companies like Facebook, Twitter, and Google need to be more closely watched by government regulators.

Monday, November 13, 2017

In Going After Ross, Forbes Outs Its Own Reporting

In going after Ross, Forbes outs its own reporting

Sometimes, in reporting, you have to go all-in to get a story. And, sometimes, in that act, you become the story… or part of it. That happened to Forbes recently when the magazine published a story about Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross.

Monday, November 06, 2017

Chuck Norris sues over wife’s MRI

If you believe the internet, the worst person in the world to aggravate has to be Chuck Norris. But, apparently, some people are willing to cross that line. The former karate champion and TV star is in the process of suing a medical device manufacturer because, he says, chemicals used in their MRI machine “poisoned” his wife.

Monday, October 30, 2017

Penn State Comes Roaring Back

Penn State comes roaring back

After the horror of the Penn State sexual abuse scandal hit the papers, ending the career of celebrated coach Joe Paterno and sending assistant coach and convicted child molester Jerry Sandusky to prison, some called for the dismantling of the Penn State Nittany Lions football program. It was too corrupt, too many terrible things had happened.

National Parks Consider Fee Hike

National Parks consider fee hike

The National Parks are often on the bucket list of just about every American. Millions visit them every year, taking in the vistas and wide open wild places in what someone once called America’s Best Idea.

Monday, October 23, 2017

Nielsen Decision Changes Prospects for Streaming Media

Nielsen streaming

For some time now, streaming media has been chasing traditional television, trying to get the industry respect the broadcast and cable networks take for granted. In recent years, they’ve made some headway, winning awards that used to be all but designated for network programming.

Monday, October 16, 2017

Airbus Corruption Scandal Fallout Continues

Airbus corruption scandal

According to a recent article in Reuters, Airbus Chief Executive Tom Enders offered some bad news about his company. Enders said the group is potentially looking at “significant” fines in the wake of a multi-national corruption scandal that alleges middlemen were involved in selling aircraft. Here, in part, is what Enders said:

Monday, October 09, 2017

Japan firm hammered for excessive overtime

When an employee is literally worked to death, you can bet there will be some questions asked. Back in 2015, Matsuri Takahashi killed herself in order to escape being perpetually overworked by Japanese advertising firm Dentsu.