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Mozilla lays off 70 people as non-search revenue fails to materialize | arsTechnica

While Mozilla generated $429 million in royalty revenue in 2018, their Firefox market stock has been steadily declining. After new subscription products failed to produce enough revenue, 70 employees were laid off. With most of the company’s revenue coming in through Firefox, new methods for increasing the budget have been experimented with. A virtual private network service is currently in ... Read More »

Veteran tapped as new leader of United Way | The Journal Gazette

Matthew Purkey served in the Marine Corps before taking on his civilian role as financial manager in special operations for the Air Force. He has a master’s degree in human services specializing in executive leadership, and he is finishing up a Ph.D. in strategic leadership. Chosen to be the next president and CEO of United Way after the previous president ... Read More »

Alphabet’s controversial Chief Legal Officer, David Drummond, leaves company | Forbes

David Drummond will be leaving Alphabet on January 31st due to sexual misconduct claims and investigation cover-ups. A board investigation has been looking into the company’s handling that followed the claims made against Drummond for having inappropriate relationships with employees. Drummond said he is retiring after careful consideration, and a spokesperson for the company said he will not be receiving ... Read More »

Retired Lt. Gen. Michael Nagata joins CACI as Corporate Strategic Adviser | WashingtonExec

Retired U.S. Army Lt. Gen. Michael Nagata has been named by CACI International to be a corporate strategic adviser and senior vice president. As a corporate strategic adviser, Nagata’s responsibility is to enhance the company’s national security-related expertise and technology offerings. Nagato has more than three decades of experience with the Army Special Forces. CACI President and CEO, John Mengucci, ... Read More »

11 must-read resources to help shape leadership style | Forbes

While there are many different leadership styles that yield successful results, it is important to understand that there might only be certain ones that suit you and your team best. Understanding these unique methods for managing a team will enable a leader to provide the best organization he can for his people. Forbes business council members created a list of ... Read More »

New Boeing boss seen as tough veteran used to dealing with crises | Al Jazeera

David Calhoun has recently been named the Chief Executive of Boeing after the previous CEO, Dennis Muilenburg, was fired. This comes as a result of the falling stock prices following two 737 MAX aircraft crashes. The production of the aircraft has been suspended longer than expected with no current date set to lift the suspension. Calhoun is no newbie to ... Read More »

‘Serious American’ companies studying purchase of Ukraine Motor Sich, U.S. Diplomat says | Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty

U.S. diplomat to Ukraine, William Taylor, has commented on the U.S. companies lobbying to purchase Motor Sich from Ukraine. This company is one of the world’s top makers of aircraft engines. The U.S. has made their thoughts clear on the idea of the company being sold to China. They are waiting for the Ukraine government to decide if the deal ... Read More »

Thoughts from the Frontline: Prelude to Crisis | Mauldin Economics

John Mauldin believes the U.S. is pushing itself to a “Great Reset.” A great reset means a world-wide economic do-over. While it certainly isn’t the first choice, he believes we are slowly eliminating our other options. The extreme debt accumulation, political figures, and economic choices are being ignored rather than truly worked on, which is leading us to our demise. ... Read More »

Boeing fires CEO after disastrous year with 737 MAX | arsTechnica

Boeing announced on Monday that the CEO of Boeing, Dennis Muilenburg, was fired by the board. For this aerospace giant, Muilenburg’s departure caps a disastrous year. Boeing’s new 737 MAX had two deadly crashes; one in late 2018, and the second in March 2019. It was revealed though investigations that the crashes were caused by flaws in the design of ... Read More »

How Tesla proved the haters wrong | arsTechnica

The interior of a brand new Tesla with a giant navigation screen.

For the first time in the company’s history, Tesla’s stock rose above $400, proving doubters wrong. In 2008, Tesla’s finances were precarious, and the company was on the verge of bankruptcy until they “narrowly escaped.” In 2010, there was less than 1,000 units of the Roadster, the Model S being years away from coming to market. Since then, people have ... Read More »