VMware has become accepting of the corporate rush to the cloud. A new acquisition could help it make more revenue as companies adopt a modern approach called serverless computing.
Read more: VMware acquires security start-up Intrinsic in ongoing cloud push
U.S. and Asian investors poured $3.7 billion into U.K. tech start-ups in the first seven months of 2019, research shows.
Read more: Huge deals from the likes of Amazon help UK tech start-ups score record foreign investment
In a lawsuit filed in New York, Walmart claims Tesla bought SolarCity to “bail out the flailing company,” reviving concerns about the 2016 deal.
Read more: Walmart shines light on Elon Musk’s thorny SolarCity deal in new lawsuit against Tesla
After Elon Musk touts Tesla solar on Twitter, Walmart sues the electric vehicle and clean energy company over store rooftop panels that ignited.
Read more: Walmart sues Tesla over solar panel fires at seven stores
Makan Delrahim, of the antitrust division, said state attorneys general have spoken to Justice about starting their own probe into technology companies.
Read more: ‘A couple of dozen’ states are considering an antitrust probe of Big Tech, says DOJ official
It’s easy for directors who are not seen as part of the “inner circle” to be excluded from informal side conversations. Not surprisingly, women get shut out most often. In one study led by Boris Groysberg of Harvard Business School, a fifth of the nearly 300 female directors surveyed reported that not being part of the “in” group was a barrier to their effectiveness, and a third of male directors said that women have limited acceptance on boards because of the old boys’ club. Of course, the inability or unwillingness to draw on all members’ expertise defies the logic of having highly capable people on the board.
Read more: Back Channels in the Boardroom
The reality for many can be quite different. For many, the first few months of retirement can often involve an existential crisis, says Harvard Business School professor Teresa Amabile.
Read more: Why we lie about being retired
Harvard Business School professors Rebecca Henderson and George Serafeim discuss the efforts of Hiro Mizuno, CIO of GPIF, the Japanese Government Pension Investment Fund, one of the largest pools of capital in the world, to integrate Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) issues into every aspect of GPIF’s portfolio. Mizuno believed the only way to meet his responsibilities to his beneficiaries was to improve the performance of the entire economy by improving corporate governance, increasing inclusion and gender diversity, and reducing environmental damage from climate change. But, would it be enough to change the world? Should a pension fund even try to change the world? Henderson and Serafeim discuss these questions and more in their case, “Should a Pension Fund Try to Change the World? Inside GPIF’s Embrace of ESG.”
Read more: Should a Pension Fund Try to Change the World?
Apple has spent more than $6 billion on original TV shows and movies for its forthcoming Apple TV+ service, according to a Financial Times report on Monday.
Read more: Apple is spending billion on original shows and trying to beat Disney+ to market, reports FT
The petition, which has garnered more than 1,000 signatures, is the latest example of pushback from increasingly vocal employees against Google leaders.
Read more: Google employees implore leaders to stop working with U.S. border, immigration agencies