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Sales Shake-Up And Leaner Structure Unveiled By Airbus

Including a shift in the reporting line for its key commercial sales team to group CEO Tom Enders, Airbus completed a recent merger between its parent company and its dominant planemaking arm, as the company rolled out a leaner new structure on Monday.   The potential about a possible power...

No rookie mistake! 5 Hints for new CFOs

The vast majority of respondents in a commercial environment look upon CFO as one of the most influential people in the directorship of any enterprise. Often, he is even seen as the second most influential person. At first glance, it seems that such a position is a tidbit.

Zukerberg’s Control Sought to be Curbed by Facebook’s Board in the Eventuality of his Departure

To enable the smooth running of the company’s affairs in the eventuality of the social media giant Facebook’s chief executive and founder, Mark Zuckerberg, deciding to exit management at some point in future, the company’s board has proposed removing Mark Zuckerberg's majority voting control....

New York Fed Feared Similar Cyber Heists Even Before Massive Bangladesh Bank Heist

Senior Fed security officials examined the risk of a large cyber attack - but judged the prospect unlikely in the years before hackers stole $81 million from a Bangladesh central bank account at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, reports Reuters.   According to interviews with seven...

Google’s cloud business set to grow significantly this year

Google’s cloud business under Diane Greene has gained significant traction. Google Inc. has achieved an important milestone as far as its cloud-services are concerned, it has managed to convince corporate clients, including Home Depot to move some of its data on its servers.   Flagged...

Bangladesh Bank preparing legal grounds to sue the Federal Reserve Bank of New York

With Carolyn Maloney, a NY democrat raising questions over the perceived missteps of the NY Fed Bank, the issue is slowly gathering political traction. In the wake of hackers stealing $81 million from Bangladesh's central bank, as per an internal report from Bangladesh Bank, it has hired a U.S....

Toonz Animation software goes open source

The software is used extensively in the animation film industry. Even legendary Japanese film maker Hayao Miyazaki has used it. Its now open source. Although you may have never heard of Toonz animation software, but its very likely that you may have come across its work.   Even if you...

Activist investor William Ackman joins Valeant’s board

Valeant’s former CEO Michael Pearson will be stepping down. Ackman has appointed a proxy on the board and has said he will work with the company more closely. On its part, Valeant has said it is on track to meet its 2016 earnings target. Embattled Canadian drug manufacturer Valeant Pharmaceuticals...

Broad based exemptions to drone pilots could lead to emergency situations

Although private drone operators have signed up in droves to help during emergencies, their broad based exemptions provided by the FAA can lead to potentially critical situations. Although civilian drone operators tend to cause many emergency situations, in a twist of fate, it turns out many are...

Viacom appoints Verizon’s ex-vice chairman as its independent director

Although the move has been applauded by investors Viacom’s board his reelection marks a new low of support from Viacom’s board. Facing increasing heat from investors regarding aspects of its corporate governance, Viacom has appointed the former vice chairman of Verizon Communications Inc. as its...

Viacom appoints Verizon’s ex-vice chairman as its independent director

Although the move has been applauded by investors Viacom’s board his reelection marks a new low of support from Viacom’s board. Facing increasing heat from investors regarding aspects of its corporate governance, Viacom has appointed the former vice chairman of Verizon Communications Inc. as its...

DOJ may demand Apple’s source code and signing keys

The fight between the DOJ and Apple could lead to the DOJ formally demanding that Apple hand over the source code for iOS as well as the signing keys, making it possible for the DOJ to gain unrestricted access to the iPhone. A study of the latest filings in the ongoing legal war between the Justice...
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