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Elon Musk Twitter rant a 'case study' in how not to handle a crisis, experts say

Tesla’s behaviour in the aftermath of news that a driver died while using the car’s autopilot feature criticised by crisis management experts as ‘error-filled’<p>Tesla CEO Elon Musk has been bullish in his defense of his company following the death in May of a driver using the car’s “autopilot” …

Tesla

Silicon Valley braces itself for a fall: 'There'll be a lot of blood'

Wannabe entrepreneurs are still piling in to San Francisco, but there’s a sense that time is running out on the exuberant startup world<p>A sharply dressed French investor is leaning against a doorway, arms folded and his expression slightly bemused. Philippe Suchet is considering the latest raft of …

Startups

China Is Headed for a Debt Meltdown Like the U.S. in 2008 -- But Worse

World attention has focused in recent months on an acute refugee crisis occasioned by the mass migration to Europe of hundreds of thousands now fleeing the Syrian civil war. Less noticed has been another refugee crisis at least as ominous as that underway in the Middle East and Europe -- the …

Economics

The New Season of 'Game of Thrones' Will Be Released Before the Book It's Based On

On Saturday, George R. R. Martin made an important announcement: He's nowhere near finishing the penultimate book of A Song of Ice and Fire – The Winds of Winter.<p>This past Saturday, George R. R. Martin took to his blog to make an important announcement: He's nowhere near finishing the penultimate …

TV Series

Cord cutters face a sea of streaming options

Like millions of other consumers, Evan Hartstein was fed up with pay TV.<p>The 40-year-old father of two was paying nearly $250 a month for a bundle of phone, high-speed Internet and hundreds of cable channels that he and his family barely watched.<p>So Hartstein and his wife recently ditched their …

Trump Organization Developers in Dubai Distance Themselves From Candidate Trump

One of Donald Trump’s Muslim business partners is drawing a line between the presidential candidate and his company.<p>Damac Properties Dubai Co., which …

Donald Trump

You Can Eat a Salad Tomorrow. Tonight, It's All Meat and Potatoes

Cozy up with these hearty, unfussy meat-and-potatoes recipes.<p><b>When the mercury drops</b>, get cozy with these hearty meat-and-potatoes recipes. They're classic, simple, and unfussy: Just the way dinner should be.

Cooking

5 Hearty Salads That Are Outrageously Delicious

Salads don't always need to be starters or sides. These crave-worthy salads will take center stage at meal time -- and no one will leave the table hungry, I assure you.<p><b>1. French Lentil Salad with Goat Cheese</b><p>Earthy French green lentils, creamy goat cheese, and crunchy vegetables make a hearty and …

5 awesome movies have come out — drop everything and see one of them this weekend

One where a string of movies comes out the same weekend that will satisfy you, whether you love a big Hollywood epic or an intimate indie.<p>Some of them are made by legends and others by rising stars who are just starting to make names for themselves.<p>Let's break down five movies you should run to see …

Tom Hanks

Fortune.com

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Print Media

Google has a secret ‘bench’ program that keeps execs at the company even when they’re not leading anything

Google’s bench of veteran executives and engineers is deep and packed with familiar faces, and it’s no accident.<p>The Internet company’s obsession with prized engineers and product gurus, and its competitive instinct to keep them away from rivals, means that certain executives can essentially rotate …

Here's Some Gossip About Why Twitter Walked Away From A $1 Billion Music Deal

We asked both companies for comment, and they both declined. "We don't comment on rumour and speculation," Twitter said.<p>So we can't <i>officially</i> confirm this snippet. Nonetheless, we believe this gossip is interesting because we have heard this same tale before: SoundCloud is awesome. It is …

SoundCloud

Taylor Swift's YouTube Views Doubled Following Spotify Pullout, Averaging 35 Million Views Daily

Following Taylor Swift's controversial music removal from Spotify, her YouTube views (including her Vevo channel) doubled within the first week. As reported by Mashable, from Nov. 3 to Nov. 9, Swift went from approximately 12.5 million daily views to just short of 24 million views. By Nov. 16, …

New details on the sequel to the OnePlus One — one of the hottest Android phones of the year

OnePlus, the Chinese tech startup that created the super hard-to-find OnePlus One, is already planning to launch a new phone next year.<p>The company’s global director Carl Pei confirmed as much in a thread on Reddit in September, but now we’ve learned a few small details about the phone, rumored to …