C-suite Leadership

Survey: 68% of CEOs Admit They Weren’t Prepared for the Job

CEOs are known for their confidence. It is, after all, one of the reasons they’ve made it to the top. And yet, that confidence sometimes flags, as we at leadership advisory firm Egon Zehnder learned from a survey of 402 CEOs from 11 countries—executives who together run companies with $2.6 trillion …

Leadership

After exiting battle for Fox, Comcast fires ‘warning shot’ to Disney over Sky takeover, analyst says

Comcast is ratcheting up the pressure on Disney over its pursuit of Sky, analysts told CNBC on Friday, shortly after it dropped out of the race to …

Media Industry

Paramount Fires TV Chief Over Allegations of Insensitive Remarks

Paramount Television President Amy Powell, the executive behind such shows as “The Alienist” and “13 Reasons Why,” was ousted from the company over …

Paramount Pictures

Data Sheet—Space, the Universe, and Everything Else at Brainstorm Tech

<i>This is the web version of Data Sheet, Fortune’s daily newsletter on the top tech news. To get it delivered daily to your in-box,</i> <i>sign up here</i><i>.</i><p>Putting …

Tech Industry

AT&T reveals three more cities for 5G launch by end of year

(Reuters) - AT&T Inc on Friday named Oklahoma City, Charlotte and Raleigh, North Carolina, as three more cities where it plans launch its next-generation wireless network, or 5G, by the end of the year.<p>The competition to launch a 5G network is heating up, as AT&T's smaller rivals T-Mobile US Inc …

Business

How United Airlines' Turbulent Year Caused Its CEO to Recognize the Importance of HR | Inc.com

United Airlines faced a variety of scandals in 2017. From a passenger being dragged off a plane to a child being kicked out of a seat, to several pets dying on board, United Airlines needed to figure out a way to improve customer service and reshape its reputation. In fact, United Airlines was just …

United Airlines

Geoff Johns Brings STARGIRL Live-Action Series to DC Universe

Earlier this summer, Geoff Johns resigned as DC’s Chief Creative Officer to focus on writing and producing comics and films. Johns has now added DC …

Comics

Term Sheet -- Friday, July 20

UBER → DOORDASH<p>Good morning, Term Sheet readers.<p>DoorDash announced that it has hired Prabir Adarkar as its first chief financial officer, a sign that …

Venture Capital

Roxgold announces appointment of new CFO

Roxgold (OTC:ROGFF) appointed Vince Sapuppo to the position of Chief Financial Officer.<p>Mr. Sapuppo is presently the General Manager Finance at Beach …

Business

Who is Jayadev Galla, the millionaire TDP MP who initiated no-confidence debate?

Telegu Desam Party MP Jayadev Galla, who initiated the debate in the Lok Sabha on the no-confidence motion against the NDA government, called the …

India

BRIEF-Indian Overseas Bank Appoints Radha Venkatakrishnan As CFO

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Financial Markets

What to Expect When Mattel Reports Earnings

The iconic toymaker was already struggling when Toys R Us folded. Here's what to look for when the company reports.<p>It's been a difficult few years …

Mattel

Volunteer Management: How to Get it Right

How essential are volunteers to achieving your nonprofit's mission? In our recent study, we learned that the lack of understanding about the …

Nonprofits

For the first time, Microsoft brought in more than $100 billion in the last year

Business is booming in Microsoft’s cloud.<p>The tech giant generated $9.6 billion in overall cloud revenue during its fiscal fourth-qua rter, it announced today (July 19), a 23% year-over-year increase. Its cloud-computing platform, Azure, a crown jewel of the company’s cloud portfolio in its fight …

Business

3 Things Every New CIO Should Do in Their First 30 Days on the Job

Whether it’s your first time stepping up into a C-Suite role or a lateral move to a new organization, starting out as a new CIO is a considerable …

Cyber-attacks

Trade War Has Potential to Move Into Services Territory

David Gaud, CIO, Bank Pictet, discusses the potential for a trade war to morph into a services war with Bryan Curtis and Juliette Saly. He also talks …

Bloomberg Terminal

White House Appoints Federal Chief Information Security Officer

The Office of Management and Budget announced Grant Schneider will be the second federal chief information security officer.<p>As such, Schneider will …

Donald Trump

Cell C's UltraBonus will triple your recharge value

DURBAN - Mobile network Cell C has launched UltraBonus that will triple the value of your recharge every time you recharge.<br>According to the company, …

Tariffs

Investment fund CEOs: XRP is digital fiat, not real cryptocurrency

In the lead-up to the US Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) critical decision on whether digital tokens are securities, CEOs of digital asset investment firms are really giving it to Ripple’s native cryptocurrency, XRP – claiming it’s really just digital fiat.<p>Most of the criticism centers …

Cryptocurrency

Army to shut down high-tech project in bid to save Rs 3000 cr : The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

BT SPECIALS<p>BEST B-SCHOOLS<p>BT500<p>REBRAIN OR ROT<p>THE RISE OF BITCOIN<p>INDIA'S BEST EMPLOYERS<p>HOTTEST YOUNG EXECUTIVES<p>CLEANTECH<p>TOP EMERGING COMPANIES<p>BEST …

Business (India)

Scenes from the 2018 Farnborough Airshow (Day 4)

Visitors rest in deckchairs near an Airbus A380 passenger aircraft of Portuguese carrier HiFly at the Farnborough Airshow on July 19, 2018. Adrian Dennis, AFP/Getty Images<p>People look at an Embraer E190-E2 aircraft at the Farnborough Airshow on July 19, 2018. Adrian Dennis, AFP/Getty Images<p>A visitor …

Farnborough Airshow

Breakingviews - Aussie tycoon hammers home overboarding message

HONG KONG (Reuters Breakingviews) - Companies around the world just got a stark reminder about how stretched executives can get. Australian billionaire James Packer has resigned from a whopping 22 directorships after quitting the board of casino operator Crown Resorts for mental health reasons. …

Hong Kong

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle plan trip to the US, sources say

Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan have been working at a whirlwind pace since marrying on May 19.<p>They just completed their first foreign tour to …

Michelle Obama

Action-packed new Titans trailer sees Robin declaring ‘f*** Batman’

Robin’s no longer got any time for Batman.<p>DC’s upcoming new TV series Titans has been previewed ahead of this year’s Comic-Con, which kicks off in …

Entertainment (UK)

The cloud-enabled workforce: Prepping IT staff for success

Associate Features Writer<p>Follow:<p>In the world of IT, change is the new normal. Consider cloud computing: The cloud is not just changing how IT works, …

CIOs

11 Tech Heroes Of 2017 Who Aren’t CEOs

If you want to know which CEOs, founders, or celebrities are the most important people in tech this year, there are plenty of lists for you. And …

CEOs

2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ - News - 7.7 million football fans visit FIFA Fan Fest during Russia 2018 - FIFA.com

• <b>​FIFA Fan Fest attract 2.5 million more people than four years ago</b>• <b><br>Almost half a million attended across the 11 venues on 25 June</b>• <b><br>Fans got to 646 bands</b> …

FIFA World Cup

CMHC looks to make it easier for self-employed to obtain a mortgage

OTTAWA — Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. is making changes intended to make it easier for the self-employed to qualify for a mortgage.<p>The national …

Self-employment

NEW PLANES: AirAsia and Hawaiian Airlines announce aircraft orders

There must be something in the air this morning because both AirAsia and Hawaiian Airlines have been busy ordering a whopping amount of brand new …

Aviation

$121M says Light is the future of smartphone cameras

This week the folks at Light have some tech that’ll make future mobile cameras more advanced than ever before. They’ve created a couple of devices so …

Imaging