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Forbes Releases First-Ever Crypto Rich List, A Compilation Of The 20 Wealthiest People In Crypto

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While the prices of individual cryptocoins continue to swing wildly, it’s clear that blockchain-based currency is here to stay and that these virtual assets have real, albeit volatile and speculative, value. “Our first-ever Crypto Rich list provides a snapshot of a pivotal moment, part of the transparency needed to pull crypto away from its provenance as an unknown currency,” said Randall Lane, Chief Content Officer, Forbes Media. Chris Larsen, a longtime tech executive and Founder of Ripple, tops Forbes’ Crypto Rich List. Larsen’s net wo... Read More »

HBO Executive and Professional Coach Publishes New Book on Enlightened Leadership

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It is easy to live life on auto-pilot, not paying attention to the present moment or what’s ahead. That was the case for Carla Moore on September 18, 2007, when she crashed into a concrete median driving 55 mph. Moore emerged from the wreck on a mission to start living the life she had always imagined, transforming herself over the following year from 300 pounds to triathlete, from passenger in her own life to driver. This transformation also positively affected her professional life and led Moore—who worked her way at HBO from entry-level sale... Read More »

Coca-Cola Launches ‘A Coke For Everyone’ with Debut of New Ad Campaign During Big Game

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The ad is the first in a series of national television spots that will air this year to bring to life the brand’s new “A Coke for Everyone” platform. This platform, which will also include social and experiential, is the latest creative iteration of The Coca-Cola Company’s global One Brand strategy, where the company’s namesake beverages, including Coca-Cola, Coca-Cola Zero Sugar and Coca-Cola Life, are united together as a single trademark brand. Directed by Alma Har’el and created by Wieden + Kennedy Portland, “The Wonder of Us” will air d... Read More »

Toyota Named to Fortune Magazine’s 2018 ‘World’s Most Admired’ List

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Fortune’s “World’s Most Admired Companies” list is widely acknowledged as the definitive report card on corporate reputation and is based on company surveys and industry peer ratings from senior executives, directors and industry analysts. For each company, the survey measures nine attributes considered critical to a company’s global success, including quality of products and services, social and environmental responsibility, global competitiveness, and value as an investment, among others. "Toyota is honored to be listed among the world’s m... Read More »

‘Anything is possible’: Mentor Monday brings young people, advisers together

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At the White Center event, dozens of mentors and mentees gathered around tables in the community room of the Starbucks store and spilled out into the café area. Every 15 minutes for almost two hours, pairs rotated to give mentees a chance to connect with professionals from a host of areas. At the end of one table, Jack Pines, 49, was talking to two young men. “I’m here to tell you anything is possible,” said Pines, a software engineer who was able to build a successful career despite not having a bachelor’s degree. He credits much of his suc... Read More »

FedEx Earns No. 9 Spot on the FORTUNE World’s Most Admired Companies List

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The annual “World’s Most Admired Companies” report released today lists FedEx as the No. ­­­9 ranked company overall. The survey measures nine attributes related to financial performance and corporate reputation. “FedEx is honored to have been recognized again among the world’s most admired companies,” said Frederick W. Smith, chairman and CEO, FedEx Corp. “This honor reflects the outstanding dedication and performance of our more than 400,000 FedEx team members worldwide.” This is the 18th consecutive year that FedEx has ranked among the... Read More »

Starbucks named fifth most admired company worldwide

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Starbucks is the only traditional brick-and-mortar retail business to be included in the top 10 list. The rankings, which Fortune has published since 1983, are compiled by surveying thousands of executives and securities analysts about the corporate reputations of about 1,500 companies — the 1,000 largest U.S. companies ranked by revenue, along with non-U.S. companies in Fortune's Global 500 database with revenues of at least $10 billion. The selection was narrowed down according to the highest-revenue companies in each of 52 industries — a ... Read More »

Business Is Embracing Internet Of Things As Most Important Technology, Says New Study

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To better understand the current state of the IoT, Forbes Insights partnered with Hitachi Vantara to survey more than 500 senior executives around the world who are leading IoT initiatives within their companies. A new report, “The Internet of Things: From Theory to Reality—How Companies Are Leveraging the IoT to Move Their Businesses Forward,” sponsored by Hitachi Vantara, highlights the key findings from this research, and addresses the following issues: Is the IoT still an aspiration or is it becoming an operational reality? How is the... Read More »

Facebook’s alternative news feed might make it more ‘meaningful’ – but it’s all about business

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On the face of it, the decision may seem like corporate suicide. Why would Facebook, one of the world's most powerful companies, deliberately harm engagement with its own product? The answer, critics suggest, may lie beyond Zuckerberg's stated desire to "fix" Facebook, and in fact be a smart business decision. The proposed changes include drastically altering the news feed, filtering posts from publishers so they no longer distract from those shared by friends and family. The Facebook chief executive says this will encourage more "meaning... Read More »

Apple: Chinese firm to operate China iCloud accounts

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It has contacted customers based in China, advising them to examine new terms and conditions. They include a clause that both Apple and the Chinese firm will have access to all data stored on iCloud. Apple said it had made the move to comply with the country's cloud computing regulations. iCloud accounts registered outside of China are not affected. 'Strong data privacy' The Chinese cyber security rules, introduced in July last year, include a requirement for companies to store all data within China. The firm, Guizhou on the Cloud Big Data (G... Read More »

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