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Salesforce promotes Bret Taylor to co-CEO

Bret Taylor is the president and chief products officer of Salesforce.com Inc. during the keynote address at the Dreamforce 2019 conference in San Francisco, Nov. 19. 2019. The annual Salesforce software conference was disrupted by protests over the U.S. government’s involvement in its work. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images SalesforceOn Tuesday, Bret Taylor was […]

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How Personio CEO Hanno Renner built a $6.3 billion company

Personio CEO Hanno Renner Benjamin Hall | CNBC Personio, a software company that has been valued at $6.3 Billion in six years, is Europe’s top-earning start-up. Hanno Renner is a former CEO. Renner spoke to CNBC and recalled the fact that there was only 200 euros (or $226) left in Renner’s company bank account prior […]

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Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes takes stand in her criminal trial

SAN JOSE, CALIF — Elizabeth Holmes removed her mask and, with a smile on her face, took the stand on Friday to testify in her criminal trial, a sudden and surprising move by the defense team, which began its case earlier in the day. Holmes, 37-years old, was charged with 11 counts each of wire […]

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Pentagon asks Amazon, Google, Microsoft, Oracle for cloud bids

Andy Jassy was the chief executive of Amazon.Com Inc. at the GeekWire Summit, Seattle, Washington on Tuesday, October 5, 2021. Bloomberg | Bloomberg | Getty Images U.S. General Services Administration said FridayThe Defense Department solicited bids. Amazon, Google, Microsoft OracleCloud contracts This outreach follows a Pentagon decision to rescind a controversial $10 billion contract Microsoft […]

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Google’s Australia investment could boost the nation’s A.I. scene

Picnics are held at the Harbour Bridge in Kirribilli, Sydney on September 19, 2021. For people who are fully vaccinated, the restrictions on Covid-19 have been lifted in NSW. James D. Morgan | Getty Images News | Getty Images The reputation of New York City, London and Montreal as centers for AI research has been […]

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Google pursuit of JWCC among issues of top concern at TGIF meeting

Thomas Kurian (chief executive officer, cloud services, Google LLC) speaks at the Google Cloud Next’19 event, San Francisco, California on Tuesday April 9, 2019. It brings together experts from the industry to talk about cloud computing. Getty Images| Bloomberg | Getty Images Take a look at Google’sWeekly all-hands meeting Thursday afternoon at CEO Sundar PichaiThomas […]

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Government will rest next week

Elizabeth Holmes is the founder and CEO at Theranos. Reuters| Reuters SAN JOSE, CALIF. — The surprise announcement by the government Wednesday was that Elizabeth Holmes (ex-CEO of Theranos) would not be prosecuted in her criminal fraud trial. Jeffrey Schenk (assistant U.S. Attorney) stated that it is probable that the government will be resting next […]

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Freshworks (FRSH) earnings Q3 2021

This photo illustrates the Freshworks Inc logo on a smartphone screen. Pavlo Gonchar | SOPA Images | LightRocket | Getty Images Software maker for customer support and service FreshworksExtended trading fell over 13% on Tuesday, after the release of quarterly results. initial public offering The company’s success story is shown below: EarningsAccording to Refinitiv, analysts […]

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ByteDance CFO steps down to focus on role as TikTok CEO

The App Store logo for TikTok Jakub Porzycki | NurPhoto | Getty Images GUANGZHOU, China — TikTok owner ByteDance’s finance chief will step down to focus on his role as CEO of the short video app, according to an internal memo obtained by CNBC. Shou Zi Chew joined ByteDance as CFO from smartphone maker Xiaomi in […]