LONDON (AP) — Major technology companies, stung by poor publicity for having helped the U.S. government access personal data, on Monday issued an open letter to President Barack Obama asking for tighter controls on surveillance. […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks, better known for its piping hot coffee, is throwing itself in the middle of yet another heated national debate. The world’s biggest coffee chain said Thursday that it will ask […]
(AP) – Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz wants lawmakers to come together to resolve their political gridlock. And he’s giving away free coffee to customers who set an example how to do it. From Wednesday to […]
NEW YORK (AP) — AOL Inc. is laying off up to half the workforce at its Patch local news sites and shuttering or consolidating roughly 150 of the 900 sites while looking for partners for […]
Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with Michael Terpin, the author of Beyond Social Media and an expert in public relation. He is also the founder of SocialRadius, a social media marketing firm that has worked with artists like Will.i.am and TV shows like NBC’s I’m a Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here!
WASHINGTON (AP) — Eager to quell a domestic furor over U.S. spying, the nation’s top intelligence official stressed Saturday that a previously undisclosed program for tapping into Internet usage is authorized by Congress, falls under […]
(The Associated Press) – Internet companies such as Apple, Facebook and Google have vast amounts of data on you. These include the photos and video you share, the email you send and receive and the […]
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — With every phone call they make and every Web excursion they take, people are leaving a digital trail of revealing data that can be tracked by profit-seeking companies and terrorist-hunting government […]
(The Associated Press) – Over the years, corporate America has appeared in numerous movies. In some cases, characters work for real-life companies. In other cases, movies are based on real-life events — sometimes without the […]
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A proposed state ballot measure in California would require doctors to be randomly subjected to drug and alcohol testing. The San Francisco Chronicle reports the “Pee in the Cup” initiative is being […]
Today on Business Rockstars, Ken Rutkowski talks with the former CEO of Patagonia, Dr. Michael Crooke, who was recently selected as one of North America’s Top 100 Thought Leaders in Trustworthy Business Behavior along with co-honorees Tony Hsieh (Zappos), Mark Parker (Nike), and Howard Schultz (Starbucks).
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Microsoft is so confident it has the Internet’s best email service that it’s about spend at least $30 million to send its message across the U.S.