Day: October 10, 2019

Technology News

SAP’s Bill McDermott on stepping down as CEO – TechCrunch

SAP’s CEO Bill McDermott today announced that he wouldn’t seek to renew his contract for the next year and step down immediately after nine years at the helm of the German enterprise giant. Shortly after the announcement, I talked to McDermott, as well as SAP’s new co-CEOs Jennifer Morgan and Christian Klein. During the call, […]

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Conservative News

Elizabeth Warren 2011: Actually, I left my first teaching job because I became interested in law school

There’s no smoking gun in this clip that will convince Warren defenders that she’s been fibbing in insisting that she was fired from her first teaching job for being pregnant, a claim she’s made since, oh, right around the time she first became a U.S. senator with national ambitions. But it’s a good catch by […]

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Conservative News

AOC got an expensive haircut, let the Twitter outrage begin

This is one of the sillier stories going around, I’ll be the first to admit that. Nonetheless, it does point to the contradictions in our lives as men and women grapple with something as ordinary as a hair cut. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC), the story goes, visited an upscale Washington, D.C. hair salon and paid a […]

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Upgrade, the newest company by Renaud Laplanche, has a new credit card that it swears is good for you – TechCrunch

Three years ago, the founder of LendingClub, Renaud Laplanche, took the wraps off his second act, a consumer lending venture called Upgrade that now employs 350 people, has lent roughly $2 billion to 200,000 people, and has raised $142 million from outside investors. At the time, it was jumping into a crowded market that has […]

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Conservative News

Let’s just skip to the part where Rudy is indicted, Trump pardons him, and Democrats impeach him over that

Do we really have to let this play out over the course of weeks or months? It’s perfectly foreseeable where it’s going. The writers of our “President Trump” reality show are endlessly entertaining but sometimes they telegraph their plot arcs. Rudy Giuliani’s financial dealings with two associates indicted on campaign finance-related charges are under scrutiny […]

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Conservative News

Report: Joe Biden worked with whistleblower as Vice President

Well, this certainly counts as your whistleblower bombshell of the day. The Washington Examiner reports that the CIA officer who became a whistleblower against President Trump previously worked with Vice President Joe Biden. The Examiner’s sources claim this would fit with previously released details about the whistleblower. For instance, the NY Times reported last month […]

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Piers Morgan to Extinction Rebellion founder: “Why don’t you practice what you preach?”

What better way to relax this evening than to settle in and watch … a war of wills between a climate-change extremist and Piers Morgan? This actually aired yesterday morning in the UK, but it’s enough fun that it’s worth watching today. Our colleagues at Townhall have a clip of the most heated moment between […]

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Report: U.S. shared intelligence with Turkey that may have been used to target the Kurds

If you’re going to betray an ally who fought valiantly against ISIS, you might as well go big. The defense to intelligence-sharing in this case will be that Turkey too is an ally of the United States, even a member of NATO. Surely they’re entitled to certain information about external threats that’s in our possession […]

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Bill McDermott steps down as SAP’s CEO – TechCrunch

SAP today announced that Bill McDermott, its CEO for the last nine years, is stepping down immediately. The company says he decided not to renew his contract. SAP Executive Board members Jennifer Morgan and Christian Klein have been appointed co-CEOs. McDermott, who started his business career as a deli owner in Amityville, Long Island and […]

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Udacity will offer 100,000 free programming classes as part of the ‘Pledge to America’s Workers’ – TechCrunch

Udacity, the online education company founded by Sebastian Thrun, is launching a new scholarship initiative as part of the Pledge to America’s Workers job training initiative undertaken by the administration of President Donald Trump.  Under the leadership of newly minted chief executive Gabe Dalporto, Udacity is committing to giving away free introductory technology training classes […]

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