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WeWork CEO Adam Neumann has reportedly made millions of dollars by leasing office space to his own company

Jackal Pan / Getty WeWork CEO Adam Neumann reportedly made millions of dollars by renting office space in buildings that he partially owns back to the company, according to a Wall Street Journal report on Wednesday. In a filing for prospective investors last year, WeWork reportedly disclosed that it paid $ 12 million in rent […]

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In Portland, Scooter Start-Ups Played Nice. Regulators Took Note.

Supported by In Portland, Scooter Start-Ups Played Nice. Regulators Took Note. ImageLime was one of three electric-scooter start-ups that participated in a pilot project in Portland, Ore. Over the four-month program, Portlanders took 700,369 scooter rides.CreditCreditMike Blake/Reuters By Kate Conger Jan. 15, 2019 SAN FRANCISCO — The e-scooter boom began in Santa Monica, Calif., about […]

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Tidal, Jay-Z's music streaming platform, is being investigated in Norway over allegations that it inflated streaming numbers for Beyonce and Kanye West albums

Left to right: Madonna, Deadmau5, Kanye West, and JAY Z onstage at the Tidal launch event.Getty Images Tidal, the music streaming platform owned by Jay-Z, is being investigated by Norwegian authorities for allegedly manipulating and inflating streaming play counts, according to Reuters. Although the official investigation was just launched, the Norwegian newspaper Dagens Naeringsliv has […]

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More Start-Ups Have an Unfamiliar Message for Venture Capitalists: Get Lost

Supported by More Start-Ups Have an Unfamiliar Message for Venture Capitalists: Get Lost ImageFrom left, Mara Zepeda, Aniyia Williams, Astrid Scholz and Jennifer Brandel of Zebras Unite. The group encourages a more ethical industry with greater gender and racial diversity.CreditCreditAdrian Hallauer for The New York Times By Erin Griffith Jan. 11, 2019 On a sunny […]

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A lawsuit accuses the CEO behind the blockbuster 'Borderlands' video games of lewd behavior and pocketing a secret $12 million bonus

Gearbox CEO Randy PitchfordChristian Petersen/Getty Images Video game studio Gearbox Software is engaged in contentious legal battle with the company’s former general counsel, Wade Callender. Gearbox initially filed a lawsuit against Callender alleging that he misused company funds for to pay for tuition, a home loan, and other personal expenses. In a countersuit, Callender leveled […]

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Amazon's Alexa Attempts To Fact-Check Tech Executive During CES Demonstration

Perhaps Amazon’s Alexa didn’t believe the hype. At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas on Monday, the digital assistant interrupted a demonstration being given by a representative of chipmaker Qualcomm. “No, that’s not true,” Alexa quipped, midway through a presentation showcasing “artificial-intelligence intuitive in-vehicle experiences for next-generation vehicles,” per Qualcomm’s press release. It’s unclear […]

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Google's top lobbyist reportedly sent his staff a blank organization chart making employees fear for their jobs

Byun Young-Wook/Getty Images Google’s head of public policy Karan Bhatia has reportedly hinted at restructuring the company’s Washington, DC, team responsible for lobbying on Capitol Hill. Sources told Bloomberg that Bhatia shared a blank organizational chart that had only his own name filled in at the top. The chart prompted employees to fear for their […]