E5TSAR SHORT
Home SportsEconomyBusinessTechnologyEntertainmentHeightsEnergy



As CEOs get older, investors demand to know more on succession
Business
Published in 20-12-2017
    878 Visits
The same-day deaths of two aging chief executive officers - industry icons in railroading and banking - show why some investors and governance experts want companies to disclose more about succession plans and the health of their leaders. CSX Corp.'s Hunter Harrison, 73, died Saturday, one day after news of his medical leave pushed the railroad's shares down the most in six years. M&T Ba ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Rice Business Plan Competition accepting applications for 2018 event
Business
Published in 20-12-2017
    638 Visits

The 18th annual Rice Business Plan Competition is now accepting applications for its event April 5-7 at Rice University's Jones Graduate School of Business.

Reference: www.chron.com
Renovated Galleria 1 office building lands two tenants
Business
Published in 20-12-2017
    538 Visits

BKD and Lucas Associates have signed up for offices in the renovated Galleria Office Tower I.

Reference: www.chron.com
Storage Wars: Houston tops Dallas for most Public Storage space in Texas
Business
Published in 20-12-2017
    620 Visits

Public Storage added more than 1 million square feet of storage space to the Houston market in 2017, the company announced. With the additions, Houston eclipsed Dallas as the company's largest market in Texas by more than 500,000 square feet.

Reference: www.chron.com
High profile cardiovascular group extends partnership with Global Healthcare Alliance
Business
Published in 20-12-2017
    483 Visits

Global Healthcare Alliance has extended its longstanding partnership with CardioVascular Care Providers, a physicians group founded by renowned heart surgeon Dr. Denton A. Cooley in 1984, for a 20-year term.

Reference: www.chron.com
Ex-Facebook executive says social media are destroying society
Business
Published in 13-12-2017
    403 Visits

A former Facebook executive is making waves after he spoke out about his "tremendous guilt" over growing the social network, which he feels has eroded "the core foundations of how people behave by and between each other." Chamath Palihapitiya began working for Facebook in 2007 and left in 2011 as its vice president for user growth. When he started, he said, there was not much thought given to t ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
FCC chief faults social media platforms on transparency
Business
Published in 13-12-2017
    897 Visits
WASHINGTON - In an interview this week about the coming FCC vote over whether to repeal landmark net neutrality rules, agency chairman Ajit Pai took aim at a different group - the web platforms themselves. Content providers such as Facebook, Google and Twitter, Pai said, deserve more scrutiny over their decisions to restrict political content with pro-Trump and conservative messaging. Pai's c ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
SpaceX doubles down on method for cheaper rocket launches
Business
Published in 13-12-2017
    1008 Visits
Elon Musk's rocket company is about take another step toward making spaceflight cheaper. Space Exploration Technologies on Wednesday will double down on the concept of recycling spacecraft that the company has flown and landed back on Earth. In a mission for NASA, SpaceX will reuse both a rocket and a capsule that it's fired off before. Making space missions work more like commercial air ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
PickUp USA Fitness basketball gym to debut in Houston
Business
Published in 13-12-2017
    751 Visits

Franchise owners Zulma and Erick Acosta are preparing to open PickUp USA Fitness, a basketball-focused gym at 11275 S. Sam Houston Parkway West, in February. The 15,000-square-foot gym offers pick-up basketball games with referees, group basketball classes, private basketball training, basketball court rentals, weight and cardio equipment.

Reference: www.chron.com
Houston housing market sees gains in lower-end of market
Business
Published in 13-12-2017
    83 Visits

Homes priced between $100,000 and $250,000 saw the strongest sales gains while demand for luxury homes declined compared with last year, according to the latest report from the Houston Association of Realtors.

Reference: www.chron.com
Report: Marathon Oil Tower in talks to be sold
Business
Published in 6-12-2017
    447 Visits

A partnership including a Houston-based real estate firm is in talks to buy Marathon Oil Tower for $175 million, an industry publication reported this week.

Reference: www.chron.com
Record imports push trade deficit to $48.7 billion
Business
Published in 6-12-2017
    789 Visits
WASHINGTON - Record imports lifted the U.S. trade deficit to $48.7 billion in October, highest since January. The Commerce Department said Tuesday the trade gap rose 8.6 percent in October from $44.9 billion in September. Imports hit a record $244.6 billion in October, and exports were flat at $195.9 billion. A trade deficit means that the United States is buying more goods and services from other ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
The Motley Fool: Keep your hands on the footnotes
Business
Published in 6-12-2017
    253 Visits
Ask the Fool Keep your hands on the footnotes Q: Is it OK to skip the footnotes when reading a company's filings? - R.H., Midland, Mich. A: It's better to review the footnotes. Many shocking and amusing revelations have been found in footnotes, such as outlandish executive perks (personal use of company jets, generous severance packages and so on). In 2009, a footnote revealed that Chesa ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
YouTube says over 10,000 workers will help curb shady videos
Business
Published in 6-12-2017
    95 Visits
YouTube is hiring more people to help curb videos that violate its policies. YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki said "some bad actors are exploiting" the Google-owned service to "mislead, manipulate, harass or even harm." Google will have more than 10,000 workers address the problem by next year, though her blog post this week doesn't say how many the company already has. A spokeswoma said some have ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Google-Amazon feud heats up
Business
Published in 6-12-2017
    185 Visits
Google is pulling its YouTube video service from Amazon's Fire TV and Echo Show devices in an escalating feud that has caught consumers in the crossfire. Google says the decision to block YouTube is retaliation for Amazon's refusal to sell some Google products that compete with Amazon gadgets. That includes Google's Chromecast streaming device, an alternative to Fire TV, and an inte ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com


Page 5 from 48 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14