FTC also sues Cambridge Analytica, settles with former CEO and app developer

FTC also sues Cambridge Analytica, settles with former CEO and app developer

As part of the investigation against Facebook’s privacy lapses, the FTC announced today that it is suing Cambridge Analytica. The agency has already agreed to settlement with former Cambridge Analytica CEO Alexander Nix as well as app developer Aleksandr Kogan. The Federal Trade Commission described the administrative complaint in a press release. It alleged that Read more about FTC also sues Cambridge Analytica, settles with former CEO and app developer[…]

WeWork CEO Adam Neumann has reportedly cashed out of over $700 million ahead of its IPO

WeWork CEO Adam Neumann has reportedly cashed out of over $700 million ahead of its IPO

Adam Neumann, the co-founder and chief executive of the international real estate co-working startup, WeWork, has reportedly cashed out of more than $700 million from his company ahead of its initial public offering. The size and timing of the payouts, made through a mix of stock sales and loans secured by his equity in the Read more about WeWork CEO Adam Neumann has reportedly cashed out of over $700 million ahead of its IPO[…]

Mutiny at HQ Trivia fails to oust CEO

Mutiny at HQ Trivia fails to oust CEO

This week’s banishment of host Scott Rogowsky was merely a symptom of the ongoing struggle to decide who will lead HQ Trivia. According to multiple sources, over half of the startup’s staff signed an internal petition to depose CEO Rus Yusupov who they saw as mismanaging the company. But Yusupov then fired some core supporters Read more about Mutiny at HQ Trivia fails to oust CEO[…]

Disney’s Star Wars Land could open in June, says CEO Bob Iger

Disney’s Star Wars Land could open in June, says CEO Bob Iger

We know Disney’s Star Wars Land (or “Galaxy’s Edge,” if we’re being formal) is opening sometime in summer 2019. But that’s about as exact as anyone at Disney would get. The rumors said June. Now, it seems, so does Disney CEO Bob Iger. Iger casually dropped the June target in an interview with Barron’s (as Read more about Disney’s Star Wars Land could open in June, says CEO Bob Iger[…]

Ian Small, former head of TokBox, takes over as Evernote CEO from Chris O’Neill

Ian Small, former head of TokBox, takes over as Evernote CEO from Chris O’Neill

Former TokBox head Ian Small is replacing Chris O’Neill as CEO of Evernote, the note-taking and productivity app company said this morning. In a blog post, Small said that the leadership change was announced to employees this morning by Evernote’s board. “We are all hugely appreciative of the energy and dedication Chris has shown over Read more about Ian Small, former head of TokBox, takes over as Evernote CEO from Chris O’Neill[…]