Starbucks CEO apologizes for arrests of two black men waiting in Philadelphia store

Starbucks CEO apologizes for arrests of two black men waiting in Philadelphia store

PHILADELPHIA — The chief executive of Starbucks has apologized after a video of two black men being arrested at a Philadelphia location went viral. Starbucks’ CEO Kevin Johnson issued a statement saying the situation had a “reprehensible outcome.” He promised the company has “immediately begun a thorough investigation of our practices.”  The video, captured by author […]

WPP Chief Executive Martin Sorrell Steps Down

WPP Chief Executive Martin Sorrell Steps Down

Martin Sorrell, chief executive of advertising giant WPP PLC, has stepped down with immediate effect following the conclusion of a company probe into an allegation of personal misconduct. The company said Mark Read, chief executive of WPP agency Wunderman, and Andrew Scott, WPP corporate development director and chief operating officer, Europe, have been appointed as […]

T-Mobile subscribers can no longer sign up for KickBack

T-Mobile subscribers can no longer sign up for KickBack

When the clock struck 12 am this morning, and the calendar flipped to Friday the 13th, T-Mobile’s KickBack enrollment came to an end. Unless you’ve already signed up for KickBack, and keep paying for a qualifying rate plan, it no longer is an option for new or existing T-Mobile customers. Those enrolled in KickBack receive […]

Uber CEO Says Self-Driving Cars Are 'Student Drivers'

Uber CEO Says Self-Driving Cars Are 'Student Drivers'

April 12, 2018 9:07 a.m. ET Uber Technologies Inc. Chief Executive Dara Khosrowshahi said the ride-hailing firm is “absolutely committed” to its self-driving-car program after one of its autonomous vehicles struck and killed a pedestrian in Arizona last month, but said the technology needs to be refined. “Ultimately, self-driving cars will be safer than humans,” […]

Tesla Is Said to Have Been Kicked Off Fatal Crash Probe by NTSB

Tesla Is Said to Have Been Kicked Off Fatal Crash Probe by NTSB

By and April 12, 2018, 8:26 AM EDT Updated on April 12, 2018, 11:01 AM EDT The National Transportation Safety Board told Tesla Inc. on Wednesday that the carmaker was being removed from the investigation of a fatal accident, prior to the company announcing it had withdrawn from it, according to a person familiar with […]

Officer who dragged man from plane sues United Airlines

Officer who dragged man from plane sues United Airlines

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionPassenger dragged off a United flight. Video: Audra D Bridges A former Chicago aviation security officer who was fired after dragging a man off a flight last year has filed a lawsuit against the airline and city. James Long is suing Chicago’s Department of Aviation (CDA), its […]

10 inspirational quotes from Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes that she probably needs right now

10 inspirational quotes from Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes that she probably needs right now

The fall of scandal-plagued Theranos appears to be nearing its nadir with another round of layoffs from a company fighting to prolong its existence. In a staff announcement by once-celebrated founder Elizabeth Holmes — reported in detail by her good friends at the Wall Street Journal — Holmes told employees that the company still couldn’t get a blood […]

Fox Networks Group's London Offices Raided by European Commission

Fox Networks Group's London Offices Raided by European Commission

The London offices of 21st Century Fox’s Fox Networks Group were raided by European Commission investigators Tuesday, although details of the probe are not available at this point. “Fox Networks Group (FNG) is cooperating fully with the EC inspection,” a spokesman for Fox Networks Group said in a statement to Variety. The investigation was first […]