Spam and phishing in Q1 2018

Quarterly highlights Data leaks Early 2018 will be remembered for a series of data leak scandals. The most high-profile saw Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg grilled by US Congress, with many…

JC Penney's CEO Ellison departs for Lowe's

NEW YORK (AP) — J.C. Penney’s CEO Marvin Ellison, one of only a handful of African American CEOs to lead a Fortune 500 company, is leaving to become the top…

Air France-KLM appoints temporary CEO amid labor standoff

PARIS (AP) — Air France-KLM has appointed finance chief Frederic Gagey as interim CEO, following the resignation this month of Jean-Marc Janaillac from the post of CEO amid repeated labor…

Speaker Ryan Press Office | https://spkrryan.us/2rvRRrO WASHINGTON, DC — There’s no question the economy is thriving. The unemployment rate has now dipped to 3.9 percent, its lowest point since December 2000.…

Governor Greg Abbott Chief Executive Magazine today announced Texas as the “Best State For Business” for 2018. Chief Executive Magazine’s annual rankings are determined by surveying hundreds of leading CEOs…

VW board eyes damage claims against former CEO Winterkorn

BERLIN (AP) — Former Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn may never see the inside of a courtroom in the United States in connection with the company’s diesel emissions scandal. But his…

Rep. Kevin Brady Press Look no further than our own backyard for proof that Tax Reform works for Texans  Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, DC – It’s National Small Business Week, and…

US charges don't change German probe of ex-Volkswagen CEO

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German prosecutors are saying their probe of former Volkswagen CEO Martin Winterkorn is ongoing and won’t be affected by the charges brought against him in the…

“A champion for children & families… not only for his district, but the entire state” Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — “I’m proud of the steps we’ve taken to protect…

WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum to leave Facebook amid privacy flap

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum is breaking ties with his company’s parent, Facebook, amid a privacy scandal that has dogged the social network for weeks. Source: Business…

Starbucks CEO says racial controversy hasn't affected sales

NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks’ sales have not suffered over the outcry that ensued when two black men were arrested at a Philadelphia store, CEO Kevin Johnson said Thursday, but…

Trump meeting with Apple's Tim Cook on trade

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he’s “looking forward” to meeting with Apple CEO Tim Cook at the White House Wednesday. Source: Business – The Eagle

Academic says suspended Cambridge Analytica CEO lied

LONDON (AP) — A Cambridge University academic says the suspended CEO of Cambridge Analytica, the election consultancy at the heart of the Facebook privacy scandal, lied to British lawmakers investigating…

Seeking change & compromise in the midst of critical needs and political unrest By Mary Scott Nabers Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas — The collection of Toll Road Fees became such…

Salted butter is back – even though for some cooks, it never went away

It was a night I will never forget. After a round of pretzels, spaetzle and schnitzel, my friend Amanda Hesser, CEO of the website Food52, shared a disturbing discovery: For…

Texas Insider Report: AUSTIN, Texas–  Attorney General Ken Paxton announced today that his office’s prosecution of Backpage.com has resulted in the company pleading guilty to human trafficking in Texas and…

Starbucks CEO apologizes to 2 black men arrested

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Starbucks’ CEO says he wants to apologize personally to the black men arrested at one of his Philadelphia stores, an incident that prompted accusations of racism on…

Mining company fights 'bad actor' polluter label in Montana

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — An Idaho mining company went to court Thursday seeking to overturn its designation by Montana officials as an industry “bad actor” because of pollution tied to…

Zuckerberg says regulation inevitable. Is Congress up to it?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg acknowledged Wednesday that regulation of social media companies is “inevitable” and disclosed that his own personal information has been compromised by malicious outsiders.…

Is Facebook regulation 'inevitable'? Not so fast

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told lawmakers that regulation of his company is “inevitable,” but still came to Capitol Hill prepared to defend against proposals he thought went too far. Source:…