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New York Times is taking on OpenAI and Microsoft

On Wednesday, The New York Times Company became the first major publication to sue OpenAI and Microsoft for copyright infringement. The lawsuit is a clear indication that tensions between media organizations and the creators of […]

Here comes the Elon Musk University

Look out Ivy League, Elon Musk is coming for you. The CEO of Tesla and SpaceX and owner of several other companies (including, um, X), has plans to launch a new university in Austin, Texas. […]

After Tim Cook: Who could lead Apple?

In a recent interview with Dua Lipa on her podcast, At Your Service, Apple CEO Tim Cook discussed something that he and Apple almost never address: the succession plan they have in place regarding the […]

BruntWork’s ‘Virtual First’ Approach Reshapes Outsourcing

In the current landscape of prevalent virtual communication, BruntWork stands out, pioneering changes in the outsourcing industry with its ‘Virtual First’ approach. This strategy underscores the company’s visionary outlook and nimble adaptation to a rapidly […]

Major lesson from the OpenAI debacle

In the aftermath of the OpenAI governance battle, the narrative has been dominated by the idea that “the capitalists won.” While this conclusion is catchy, it misses the point. The real (and bigger) story is: […]

How Microsoft turned the OpenAI-Sam Altman lemon-like situation into a marketing lemonade

On Friday, when OpenAI’s board suddenly announced it had relieved CEO Sam Altman of his duties, it came as a shock to the tech world. Notably, it also reportedly blindsided Microsoft, OpenAI’s 49% shareholder after […]

The ChatGPT boss returns to OpenAI: The Other view

The tech industry was still reverberating from OpenAI’s surprise firing of CEO Sam Altman late last week when the announcement came late Tuesday that an agreement (“in principle”) had been reached for Altman to return […]

Why Microsoft seems to be the winner in the OpenAI battle?

It’s going to be some time before the dust settles from the implosion of OpenAI’s management suite, but (for the moment at least), Microsoft appears to be the clear winner from the AI imbroglio. As […]

Why the Open AI war matters for everyone

Over the weekend we witnessed one of the most dramatic moments in the history of technology startup management. It reminded many of what happened to Steve Jobs when he was fired from a company he […]

Sam Altman will not come back at OpenAI, Emmett Shear is in

After a weekend of boardroom drama, news reports suggest the board of OpenAI has decided not to reinstate fired CEO Sam Altman, who was let go Friday, and instead to install former Twitch CEO Emmett […]

Sam Altman has been fired as CEO of ChatGPT parent company OpenAI

Sam Altman, the CEO of OpenAI, the company behind ChatGPT, has been removed from his position and will leave the board of directors, following a review process that “concluded that he was not consistently candid […]

Here’s how Apple makes money. Hint: non-hardware

Apple is the world’s first $3 trillion market value company, and it got there by generating tens of billions of dollars in revenue per quarter. Historically, that revenue has primarily come from hardware sales, but […]

Obediah Ayton, Director of Dhabi Hold Co, to add to the UAE’s $23B of Foreign Investment

In the ever-evolving landscape of entrepreneurship in the UAE, success stories emerge from individuals who possess a unique blend of vision, determination, and innovation. One such entrepreneur is Obediah Ayton, a name that has become […]

How Shoprite Group is leading a retail sector technology revolution

There’s no question that the COVID-19 pandemic inspired digital transformation across economic sectors. The retail sector became the poster child of what happens when a traditional industry gets transformed by technology. The Shoprite group in […]

FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried is convicted of FRAUD

Sam Bankman-Fried was found guilty Thursday on all seven fraud and conspiracy charges against him, in a jury verdict that was startling for how quickly it came—after less than five hours of deliberation. For the […]

All you need to know about WeWork right now

WeWork stock is plunging in pre-market trading on Wednesday after reports said the company is on the cusp of filing for bankruptcy. News of its impending bankruptcy announcement sent WeWork shares to an all-time low. […]

Uganda Embarks on a Digital Trade Revolution with TA-CargoX Consortium

In an era where the significance of digital transformation in international trade cannot be understated, Uganda is taking bold strides towards securing its position as a global trade leader. With the recent partnership between Uganda’s […]

Elon Musk 1st year as Twitter/X Boss according to former employee

This week marks one year since Elon Musk strutted into Twitter’s San Francisco offices carrying an actual kitchen sink, grinning from ear to ear as he reluctantly closed his $44 billion purchase of the social […]

The future of the workplace is leadersless, says a Software Engineer

In the future, technology may allow companies to operate without leaders. That’s because Web 3.0 and the widesprefad adoption of blockchain have created the potential for decentralized autonomous organizations (DAOs) to exist. I’m a software […]

EDITORIAL: Inside the latest issue of FastCompany (SA)

We are living in one of the most important moments in the history of technology. We are witnessing significant changes with major implications for how we live. Some of these changes may have both positive […]

How Digital Agency E-PR Online Helps Businesses Tap into Growing African Markets

Africa is a continent with a diverse economic landscape and vast business opportunities. In fact, the region is now seen to have the potential to become a key participant in global supply chains. Many African […]

Netflix Password Crackdown: How a password debacle impacted the streaming service

Netflix hoped that cracking down on password sharing would convert sharers into subscribers, but it may have been equally successful at converting people into haters. According to a new report from research firm MoffettNathanson, the […]

Verdi Global CEO Pavel Rudanovskiy is Bringing $5B in Investments into the UAE Market

Pavel Rudanovskiy, the CEO of Verdi Global Consulting Group is in the process of bringing billions of dollars of investment into United Arab Emirates. With a knack for attracting capital and an unrivaled ability to […]

Business interview with hedge fund manager Sean Chin MQ

Sean Chin MQ is an entrepreneur, a hedge fund manager and founder of Olritz Financial Group which manages nearly $150M in AUM. Sean Chin MQ who worked in different mainstream sectors worldwide and has consulted […]

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