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Alibaba’s Jack Ma Issues Dire Warning That AI Could Steal CEOs’ Jobs

While Elon Musk is running around cautioning the world about the real danger of Skynet-style warrior robots, Jack Ma would like you to consider another possible problem: CEOs might lose their overpaid gigs and there will be no golden parachute. Well, let’s be honest, there probably will be a golden parachute... somehow. Read More >>

politics
Uber’s CEO Praises the ‘Magic of America’ in Toothless Statement on Immigration Ban

Being part of Trump’s economic advisory team and the head of an international Silicon Valley company has Uber co-founder Travis Kalanick in a bit of a pickle. His official statement regarding the president’s immigration ban takes virtually no position, aside from that America is great. Read More >>

samsung
Samsung Boss Treated Like a King in Bizarre Factory Visit

Samsung chairman Lee Kun Hee is apparently treated like he's rather special when he visits his factories, with one report suggesting he gets the full everything-smells-of-paint treatment usually reserved for visiting royalty. Read More >>

microsoft
Microsoft’s New CEO is Cloud Guru Satya Nadella

As had been widely rumoured and expected, Microsoft's new CEO is Satya Nadella. He previously headed up the company's Cloud and Enterprise group. The change is effective as of today. Read More >>

blackberry
“It’s Just a Scratch” Claims BlackBerry CEO in Open Letter to Business World

BlackBerry's interim CEO John Chen has gone down the open letter road to get his message across, claiming the business is no longer for sale and that the original deal with Fairfax is how it's going to be from now on -- and its future is safe. So don't all switch to iPhone in a panic. Read More >>

microsoft
Five People, Including Stephen Elop, Make the Microsoft CEO X Factor Shortlist

Microsoft is believed to have whittled its shortlist of Ballmer replacements down to just five, with former MS employee and Nokia manager Stephen Elop making the cut and proceeding to next week's live elimination dance-off to become the new Microsoft CEO. Read More >>

chatroom
Will Stephen Elop Be Microsoft’s Next CEO?

Stephen Elop is no longer CEO of Nokia, and is instead heading up Microsoft's newly acquired mobile wing. But will he soon be elevated to position of Microsoft CEO? Read More >>

apple
Four of the Five Highest-Paid Execs in the US Work for Apple

If you already feel a little hard done by when it comes to your paycheque, brace yourself. Bloomberg reports that four of the five best-paid executives across the whole of the US are employed by Apple — and just wait until you hear how much they earn. Read More >>

sony
Sony Chairman Howard Stringer Is Stepping Down in June

The ol' boss of Sony is stepping down. After giving up his CEO and presidency of Sony last year, Stringer has decided to also retire from being the chairman of Sony's board. He first became CEO in 2005. It's an end of an era for a company we still miss. [Financial Times via Engadget] Read More >>

google
Eric Schmidt Would Love to Be CEO of Apple, Doesn’t Take Microsoft Seriously and Is Wary of Facebook

In an interview with AllThingsD, Eric Schmidt answered a fun question from the audience: If he had to be CEO again, would he choose Apple, Amazon or Facebook? Schmidt chose Apple. He also dissed Microsoft and keeps mentioning Facebook's billion users. Read More >>

business
Lenovo CEO Gets £1.9 Million Bonus and Gives It to His Employees

For once, here's a story about a CEO that doesn't involve some form of treachery, debauchery, tax evasion or even money laundering. In fact, it's nice. Real nice. And it will make you infinitely regretful that you don't work for Lenovo too. Read More >>

chatroom
Yahoo’s Got a New CEO, But Does Anyone Still Actually Use Yahoo?

Yahoo's got a brand new CEO, poached from Google. Marissa Mayer, Google's 20th employee, has ditched big G for what's probably the tech-business challenge of the decade, if you don't count trying to turn RIM around, I guess. But do you really care, and does anyone actually still use anything Yahoo apart from Flickr? Read More >>

sony
Sony’s Latest Money Making Idea: Demanding Bonuses Back From its Bosses

Sony is expected to launch a wide restructuring plan this week, designed to help turn the company around under the management of new boss Kaz Hirai. To aid recovery from its latest poor financial figures, it's believed to be asking its bosses to return bonuses earned during the last, awful, financial period. Read More >>