Driving Digital Transformation by Making Citizen Developers Heroes

Corporate executives know that if they don’t transform their companies into digital enterprises they are going to be at a significant competitive disadvantage. Yet many corporate leaders have been unable to make significant progress transforming their organizations. Many executives have found that changing their corporate cultures is a lot harder than adopting cloud-based applications and services. No company has done more to advocate for this digital transformation process than Salesforce.

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Las Vegas shooting: Tech execs, including Tim Cook, express condolences

Tech executives took to social media to express their condolences over the mass shooting in Las Vegas that has left at least 50 people dead and more than 400 injured.

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Tech execs slam Trump administration's decision to end DACA

Tech executives ranging from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to Google CEO Sundar Pichai have slammed the White House’s decision to end DACA, an immigration policy founded by the Obama administration in 2012.

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Trump's transgender military ban slammed by tech execs

Technology executives, including Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Google CEO Sundar Pichai took to social media to voice their displeasure over the President’s latest stance on transgendered people in the military.

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AT&T, Time Warner Defend Merger to Lawmakers

AT&T and Time Warner executives this week appeared before a subcommittee of the Senate Judiciary Committee to respond to lawmakers’ concerns about their $84 billion merger. Their testimony came at a time of high public skepticism of institutional power. Rival content and mobile providers applied further pressure with questions about the impact the deal would have on competition and pricing. AT&T’s acquisition of Time Warner would serve to disrupt existing models of traditional cable provider dominance, AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson said.

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Zuckerberg Aims to Smooth Conservatives' Ruffled Feathers

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg invited a group of 15 media executives and right-leaning pundits, including talk show host Glenn Beck, to meet with him Wednesday to discuss accusations that the social media network biased it’s trending news topics to omit conservative viewpoints. Zuckerberg also extended invitations to Arthur Brooks, president of the American Enterprise Institute; Dana Perino, Fox News co-host; Barry Bennett, senior advisor to Donald Trump; and Zack Moffatt, cofounder of Targeted Victory.

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Apple Invests $1B in Chinese Uber Competitor Didi Chuxing

Apple CEO Tim Cook on Monday met with executives from Didi Chuxing, just days after the company announced that it had received a US$1 billion investment from Apple. After arriving in Beijing, Cook tweeted out photos of himself taking a taxi with Jean Liu, the president of Didi Chuxing, and of her showing him the mobile app. Apple hosted a panel of iOS developers at the Apple Store in Beijing, which included the founders of e-commerce companies Toutiao, Tap4Fun, Meituan Dianping and DayDay Cook.

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Intel executives depart company as mobile, IoT segments struggle for growth

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Multiple high-profile Intel executives have left the company recently, but shuffling executives won’t fix the strategic problems Intel faces. Its data center business is strong, but IoT and mobile growth is limited.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook, other tech leaders call on North Carolina to repeal anti-LGBT law

Article Image More than 80 high ranking executives and business leaders on Tuesday signed an open letter asking Governor Pat McCrory and the North Carolina General Assembly to repeal a recently passed law that effectively allows for lawful discrimination against the LGBT community.

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Tech Titans Tackle the Trump Problem

High-profile Silicon Valley executives last week attended a secret summit with GOP leaders at the American Enterprise Institute’s World Forum in a bid to put the brakes on the political campaign of Donald Trump, according to a report published Monday. Trump has dominated the Republican presidential race with highly charged rhetoric and out-of-the-box campaign promises. Participants in the AEI meeting reportedly included Apple CEO Tim Cook, Google cofounder Larry Page, Tesla Motors and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk, and Napster cofounder Sean Parker.

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Apple execs met with Malaysian prime minister to discuss R&D investments, app development center

Article Image Amidst an expansion into secondary and tertiary markets, Apple executives recently met with Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak to discuss potential investment opportunities in the region, including R&D and app development centers.

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Apple Music passes 11M subscribers as iCloud hits 782M users

Article Image During a wide-ranging interview published on Friday, Apple executives Eddy Cue and Craig Federighi revealed fresh statistics on the company’s various internet services like Apple Music, which now boasts more than 11 million paying subscribers.

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Report: Amazon Primes Spotify Alternative

Amazon has held licensing talks with music industry executives in connection with its goal to launch rival to Spotify, Apple Music and other streaming music services, according to a news report Wednesday. It apparently is targeting a fall launch. Amazon already offers 1 million tracks through its Prime Music service, but that pales in comparison to Spotify’s 30 million-strong collection. While the company likely will offer promotions to lure consumers into its Prime ecosystem, the streaming service would stand on its own.

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Execs Exit as Dorsey Works to Reshape Twitter

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey on Sunday announced that four executives have exited the company. Alex Roetter and Kevin Weil, who managed the engineering teams responsible for generating ads; Katie Stanton, who helped guide the international offices; and Skip Schipper, who oversaw HR and recruiting, all have departed. Roetter, Weil and Stanton each had been with Twitter for more than five years. They will be taking some well-deserved time off, Dorsey said in a tweet in which he expressed his gratitude for their contributions to Twitter.

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Apple execs Phil Schiller, Greg Joswiak, others might testify in upcoming Samsung damages retrial

Article Image Current and former Apple executives, including Phil Schiller,Greg Joswiak and Scott Forstall, are on a list of potential witnesses who could appear at the second Apple v. Samsung damages retrial set for March.

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Cook, tech execs to meet with White House on terrorists' use of social media

Article Image Apple CEO Tim Cook and a host of tech industry executives will meet with White House officials on Friday to explore ways in which terrorist activity on social media and other online arenas can be hindered or countered.

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Samsung wows investors with futuristic tech that Apple's iPhone is already delivering

Article Image Speaking at Samsung Electronics’ 2015 Investors Forum, a series of company executives spent hours saying very little, while talking about “innovations” such as phase detection Focus Pixels and camera sensor Deep Trench Isolation that iPhones already have.

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Tim Cook visits NYC Apple Store, Apple Pay chief Jennifer Bailey to speak at Code/Mobile

Apple executives are making the rounds following this month’s big iPhone, iPad and Apple TV reveal, with CEO Tim Cook visiting a New York City Apple Store on Monday and Apple Pay head Jennifer Bailey scheduled to attend the upcoming Code/Mobile conference in October.

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What we expect from today's Apple event: new iPhones, a revamped Apple TV, next-gen OS updates, more

Apple executives will take the stage in San Francisco later today for a special media briefing, during which we expect them to announce next-generation iPhones, a refreshed Apple TV, and provide updates on iOS 9 and OS X 10.11 El Capitan. Here’s an updated breakdown of everything you need to know.

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