Susan Wojcicki

21 other CEOs we'd like to see run for president | ZDNet

Mark Cuban, CEO of AXS TV<p>In a world where the head of the Trump Organization can successfully run for president you can't help but wonder what other …

Bob Iger

Uber Gets a New Front-Runner in the Race to Replace Travis Kalanick

People close to Uber’s board have reportedly reached out to the woman who steered Bank of America through the financial crisis.<p>The search for a new chief executive at Uber has heated up as the world’s most valuable private tech company races to reform itself in the wake of a sweeping sexual …

Uber

Tech Degree Or Liberal Arts? We're Missing The Point!

Source: Source: Pixabay<p>In a recent article in Harvard Business Review, JM Olejarz makes a compelling argument for the value of a liberal arts …

Education

YouTube now responds to searches for terrorist videos with playlists that debunk extremism

YouTube is taking its next step in countering extremism and terrorist content on its platform. Today the company announced that effective immediately, YouTube will respond to certain English-language keyword searches by displaying playlists of pre-existing videos on the site that debunk and …

Women in Tech

Keith Urban, Nicky Jam Join YouTube’s ‘Best.Cover.Ever.’ Singing-Competition Series From Ryan Seacrest

Keith Urban and Nicky Jam are joining the guest lineup on “Best.Cover.Ever.,” YouTube’s first original singing competition series slated to debut …

Music

Girls set AP Computer Science record…skyrocketing growth outpaces boys

Ten years ago, just 2,600 female students took the AP Computer Science Exam.<p>Fast forward to 2017. Over 29,000 female students took an AP CS exam this …

Education

Recode Daily: Using robots to scalp ‘Hamilton’ tickets or crash democracy is the kind of evil that science fiction writers warned us about

Plus, “Game of Thrones” is the flagship of a sprawling and symbiotic media industry, we are what we email, and the Doctor is (finally) a woman.<p><b>Robots are getting better at impersonating humans, and robots posing as people have already become a menace.</b> For popular Broadway shows (“Hamilton,” …

Robots

The Time I Became A Unicef Goodwill Ambassador (Day 902)

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Data Sheet—Friday, July 14, 2017

Welcome to the end of the work week. Aaron standing in today for Adam, who is traveling out to Aspen for our Brainstorm Tech conference. I'll be …

Nobody Wants To Be Uber's Next CEO

"You couldn't pay me enough money to take that job" is a response most likely heard when it comes to dangerous (skyscraper window washer), depressing …

Silicon Valley

Recode Daily: Do you want to be the CEO of Uber? Oh. Well, why not?

Plus, FanDuel and DraftKings scrap their plans for a fantasy sports mega-merger, photos of billionaires in daylight, and a Twitter joke becomes a star-making dream.<p><b>There has been a lot of speculation about who might take over as CEO of Uber. Leave it to Kara Swisher to check it out:</b> She called …

Sheryl Sandberg

Uber Offers a Thankless Job, and the Applications Flood In

SAN FRANCISCO — Wanted: a seasoned executive to take the top position at a troubled technology start-up. Must be willing to fix a broken culture, deal with an aggressive predecessor, battle a risky lawsuit and prepare the company for an initial public offering. Self-starters preferred.<p>This is …

Business

The latest slate of Uber CEO candidates

Uber is continuing its search for a new CEO since co-founder Travis Kalanick resigned last month, and despite the company's many challenges, there is …

Uber

YouTube’s Susan Wojcicki could be Uber’s next CEO

Our West Coast tipsters say YouTube boss Susan Wojcicki is gaining traction as Uber’s search firm Heidrick and Struggles continues its interviews. …

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Amazon: The Company with a 100 CEOs Cannot Be Stopped

A company with a 100 CEOs can do anything.<p>Amazon appears to be a unique success when it comes to not just the success it has achieved but the …

Amazon

YouTube Activists School Their Followers on Major Social Issues

Creators for Change amplifies tolerance and empathy through the internet's next wave of young change-makers.<p>"Cringe is definitely the word," Humza Arshad, the British-Pakistani comedian, said while remembering his first homemade YouTube video. He sat on a panel at the first ever Creators for Change …

Women in Tech

Uber Would Be Wise To Appoint One Of Many Great Female Leaders As CEO

Travis Kalanick's recent decision to step down as CEO of Uber came amid an extended amount of controversy.<p>Kalanick, at this juncture, likely needs …

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