Top-paid CEOs aren't very good at their jobs

Top-paid CEOs aren't very good at their jobs

How to close the gender gap at the management level Investors should be wary of CEOs that take home excessive paychecks and bonuses. A new report from MSCI has found that better paid CEOs tend to run worse performing companies, while their underpaid peers achieve significantly better results. Read More

Xiaomi's new 'Notebook Air' looks an awful lot like a MacBook

Xiaomi's new 'Notebook Air' looks an awful lot like a MacBook

GoPro vs. Xiaomi: The Zipline Challenge Chinese gadget maker Xiaomi has unveiled its first-ever laptop — a sleek machine with solid performance specs and an attractive price. One problem: The new computer looks an awful lot like Apple’s MacBook Air. It’s even called the “Mi Notebook Air.” The similarities are likely to fuel critics who → Read More

At Fox News, Grand Old Problems

At Fox News, Grand Old Problems

Its core audience is old, white conservatives. It is accused of broadcasting an archaic, Mad Men-era view of the world that alienates women and minorities. Its future leaders know it needs to change, and yet time and again it retreats to the status quo. The Republican Party… or The Fox News Channel? As Fox News → Read More

Nintendo delays release of Pokemon Go Plus

Nintendo delays release of Pokemon Go Plus

Strangers are making eye contact because of Pokemon Go Nintendo’s bad week just got worse. The Japanese video game developer said Wednesday it’s delaying the release of Pokemon Go Plus, an accessory for the wildly popular smartphone game. It also posted a net loss of $233 million for the latest quarter. On Monday, the company’s → Read More

Stocks: 5 things to know before the open

Stocks: 5 things to know before the open

Watch the trailer for ‘Equity’ Earnings are taking center stage and moving markets. Here are the five things you need to know before the opening bell rings in New York: Read More

This ambitious Chinese tech firm just snapped up Vizio for $2 billion

This ambitious Chinese tech firm just snapped up Vizio for $2 billion

LeEco CEO Jia Yueting unveiling his firm’s self-driving, all-electric concept car earlier this year. A cutting-edge Chinese tech firm that you’ve probably never heard of just snapped up top U.S. electronics maker Vizio for $2 billion. Beijing-based LeEco — whose businesses range from digital content to high-tech bikes — is taking control of Vizio’s hardware, → Read More

HBO cancels 'Project Greenlight'

HBO cancels 'Project Greenlight'

Watch the trailer for HBO’s ‘Vice Principals’ HBO has given a red light to another season of “Project Greenlight.” The network says it will not be moving forward with another installment of the series, produced by Matt Damon, Ben Affleck and Adaptive Studios. “When we picked up a new season in 2014, we imagined a → Read More

Inside Tesla's ginormous Gigafactory

Inside Tesla's ginormous Gigafactory

Tesla’s Model 3 is an electric car for the masses Out in the desert, just off Electric Avenue in Sparks, Nevada, over 1,000 workers are building what will be the largest building in the world in terms of its footprint over the ground. This is the Gigafactory, where Tesla plans to build enough lithium ion → Read More

Signs point to Russia in DNC hack, but FBI isn't ready to blame Russia yet

Signs point to Russia in DNC hack, but FBI isn't ready to blame Russia yet

Do the hacked DNC emails point to Russia? There’s mounting evidence that hackers in Russia hacked the Democratic National Committee, but the FBI isn’t pointing the finger yet. The DNC was hacked during the Democratic primaries, and emails were leaked this month showing that staffers conspired against Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign in favor of Hillary → Read More

Google-backed AI startup proves how good smartwatches can be

Google-backed AI startup proves how good smartwatches can be

The problem with smartwatches is that they’re just not smart enough to justify the price or upkeep. Mobvoi is working hard to change this perception. While you’ve probably never heard of Mobvoi, the nearly 1-year-old company is worth getting to know. Based in Beijing, it’s backed by Google and deems itself an AI startup that → Read More

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