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Narendra Modi Is Asia’s Most Followed Leader On Twitter
India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) has become the most followed Asian leader on Twitter in the past week with 5.19 million followers.
He’s also the third most followed world leader – behind U.S. President Barack Obama (@BarackObama), who has a whopping 44 million followers and Pope Francis (@Pontifex), who has read »
Flextronics: A Quiet Giant In Solar
Flextronicsthe large multinational known mostly for designing and manufacturing computer equipment for others, announced it is buying NEXTracker today as it moves deeper into solar.
Under the terms of the deal, Flex will pay $245 million for the company and pay an additional $85 million more if future performance targets are met. The read »
The 2016 Major League Baseball Regular Season Master Schedule Is Here
Major League Baseball has released its 2016 regular season master schedule. Here’s the details including the entire regular season schedule for each day. read »
Chariot Wins First Round Of San Francisco’s Private Transit Battle
Amid San Francisco’s competitive transit market and hellish regulatory environment, Chariot is distancing itself from the pack. read »
Alibaba Teams Up With Sina, Yunfeng To Launch Sports Business
Alibaba Group Holding, China’s e-commerce leader led by billionaire Jack Ma, said in a statement today it has set up Alibaba Sports Group together with Sina, a China Internet news site, and Yunfeng Capital, a Ma-backed investment firm, to reshape China’s sports industry through the Internet,
Tell, Ask, Listen: The 3 Steps To Great Communication As A Leader
The Internet’s Best Reactions to Spygate Meets Deflategate
The saga we’ve all come to refer to as ‘Deflategate’ (either out of affection or lack of creativity) is over.
But much like one of the story’s main characters, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, I just lied to you.
Here. Let me catch you up real quick:
1. Last week, Judge Richard Berman overturned the NFL’s read »
China’s Disastrous Industrial Policy
The collapse of the former Soviet Union had a clear and loud message for big government advocates and “industrial policy supporters:” governments make bad business owners, managers, and financiers.
The late 1990s Asian crisis had a loud and clear message, too: government isn’t a good industry gatekeeper. It cannot pick winners and read »
Smisek’s Ouster As United CEO Linked To Alleged Corruption Of Christie-Appointee At Port Authority
Jeff Smisek, the lawyer-turned-airline manager who engineered the $3.2 billion merger of United and Continental Airlines five years ago, was ousted as head of the merged airline today relation an ongoing federal investigation into the alleged corruption of the former New Jersey head of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.
Bentley Bentayga: Introducing the Fastest, Most Luxurious SUV Yet
It’s not every day you see a 96-year-old British luxury brand enter an entirely new vehicle segment, but given the popularity of all-things-SUV in 2015 it makes perfect sense. That’s why Bentley, one of the most storied brands in the history of the automobile, will unveil its all-new Bentley Bentayga super-luxury SUV next week at read »
Bentley Says Its First SUV Will Be The Fastest, Most Luxurious
British luxury car maker Bentley’s first SUV, the Bentayga, emerges as a much more svelte and handsome than the overbearingly huge and downright ugly concept vehicle that was first shown three years ago.
The original version had that “get out of my way I’m rich and important” aggressive attitude that first appeared in your rear view read »
As Endorsers, Venus And Serena Williams Should Have Been Tennis’s Answer To Peyton And Eli Manning
It should have been a marketer’s dream: a prime-time, high-stakes battle between the two most recognizable—and arguably the best—players in women’s tennis, who just happen to be siblings, taught the game by their father. It should have been tennis’s answer to a Super Bowl played between Petyon Manning and Eli Manning.