TOKYO – Holding the Tokyo Olympics this summer would be a “suicide mission” as the coronavirus pandemic continues to rage around the world, the head of Japan’s e-commerce giant Rakuten has warned.
Facebook CEO defends refusal to take down some content
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday defended the social media platform’s refusal to take down content it considers newsworthy “even if it goes against our standards.
Twitter CEO Dorsey’s account sent racist tweets after hack
Hackers briefly gained control of Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s account Friday, sending racist and vulgar tweets to his 4.2 million followers. Some of the tweets were up for about 30 minutes before Twitter took them down. The tweets included messages…
Apple CEO backs privacy laws, warns data being ‘weaponized’
The head of Apple on Wednesday endorsed tough privacy laws for both Europe and the U.S. and renewed the technology giant’s commitment to protecting personal data, which he warned was being “weaponized” against users.
Drik Gallery CEO Shahidul Alam seeks bail from HC
Shahidul Alam, Managing Director of Drik Gallery and Chairman of Pathshala South Asian Media Institute, submitted a bail petition with the High Court in a case filed under the Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) Act on Wednesday.
Sky News Arabia appoints new CEO
Abu Dhabi-based Sky News Arabia has appointed Angelos Frangopoulos as its new CEO and managing editor, it announced on Tuesday. He replaces Nart Bouran, who stepped down from the role in January after seven years as CEO. In his new…
Qatar Airways CEO apologises
The CEO of Qatar Airways Akbar Al Baker was forced into an awkward apology after telling reporters his airline “has to be led by a man, because it is a very challenging position”. The comment came in response to a…
Narasimhan will take over as Novartis CEO in February
Novartis Chief Executive Joseph Jimenez will retire in 2018, with chief drug developer Vasant Narasimhan taking over as CEO starting in February, the Swiss drugmaker said on Monday.