PRESIDENT Rodrigo Duterte made history last Thursday by delivering the shortest inaugural speech of any Filipino President in 14 minutes, without uttering a single cuss word, which until then had punctuated all his public utterances. This leads many to ask, can he not fight … [Read more...] about Who’s winning, big business or the Left?
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When Apple unveiled the App Store in 2008, it effectively laid the groundwork for the the $51 billion-and-growing app economy we have today. Over the short history of the app store model, the lion’s share of that revenue has gone towards consumer apps, as companies … [Read more...] about $6 billion Atlassian just hired this former Apple exec to grow its next big business
Neil Gorsuch, the 10th Circuit judge nominated by President Donald Trump to fill the vacant seat on the US Supreme Court, is widely expected to favor big business should he be confirmed by the Senate. “The [Chief Justice John] Roberts court has been the most … [Read more...] about ‘You saw this pick cheered among the business community’: What Neil Gorsuch’s Supreme Court nod could mean for the business world
It takes a lot of work to manage the data centers that make modern tech titans the global superpowers they are today. This is something that Scott Noteboom knows a lot about. From 2005 to 2011, he headed up Yahoo’s data center operations, helping them scale from … [Read more...] about This guy helped Yahoo and Apple grow like crazy — now he’s raised $7 million to solve a big problem
Cannabis is a serious business. Currently, medical marijuana is legal in 25 states, with several more considering bills. The Tax Foundation, a nonpartisan research group, estimates that it’s a $45 billion industry in the US alone. This year, the International … [Read more...] about We went to one of the largest marijuana business conferences in the world — here’s what it was like