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The life and career rise of billionaire Meg Whitman, the former eBay CEO leading a new streaming serve called Quibi

Meg Whitman, 63, is one of Silicon Valley's most storied CEOs. In her decades-long career, Whitman has been credited with turning around eBay and making major changes at Hewlett-Packard. Now, she's leading a new streaming platform called Quibi. Here's what you need to know about Whitman, a Princeton University graduate whose among the richest self-made women in the US. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Meg Whitman, now in her third iteration of being a tech CEO, is a veteran...
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HP can help you upgrade your tech with their big Presidents’ Day Sale 

Outside of Black Friday, there may be no bigger shopping day than the often-overlooked, unassuming Presidents’ Day. Sure, we can spend the day honoring Washington, Lincoln, and the rest of the crew — or we can just celebrate by embracing good old fashion American capitalism. Hewlett Packard knows which way you want to go. The tech giant is jumping into the fray with both feet this year, offering up to 60 percent off on over 130 items as part of their Presidents’ Day Sale. If you’ve had your hear...
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From Elon Musk to Tim Cook, here's where the world's most influential tech founders and CEOs went to college — and what they studied

College is where many figure out what they're actually interested in and determine the career they want to pursue. We researched the degrees and schools attended by well-known tech CEOs, many of whom launched their companies or landed on the idea for their first startup while studying at college. Here's where 52 CEOs and founders in the tech industry went to school, and what they studied. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. For new college students, choosing a major can feel l...
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A top executive at Lenovo said people laughed when it bought IBM's PC business. 15 years later, it's paved the way for the Chinese tech giant's next big thing.

Lenovo's decision to acquire IBM's PC business in 2005 was seen as a headscrather by analysts who thought the Chinese tech giant was making a big mistake. IBM's PC business was a pioneer in the personal computing industry in the 1980s, but the PC market was starting to stall by the early 2000s which made the acquisition seem like a bad idea. "Lenovo was laughed at bit when that happened," Torod Neptune, Lenovo's chief communications officer, told Business Insider. "The view was that business t...
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OpsRamp raises $37.5M for its hybrid IT operations platform

OpsRamp, a service that helps IT teams discover, monitor, manage and — maybe most importantly — automate their hybrid environments, today announced that it has closed a $37.5 million funding round led by Morgan Stanley Expansion Capital, with participation from existing investor Sapphire Ventures and new investor Hewlett Packard Enterprise. OpsRamp last raised funding in 2017, when Sapphire led its $20 million Series A round. At the core of OpsRamp’s services is its AIOps platform. Using mach...
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10 Ways to Encourage More Women Into Your Workforce

Female participation in the labor market across the globe is declining. According to a World Bank research report, the women’s labor force participation rate is 48.5%, whereas the rate for men is 75% in 2018. In this article, I will deliberate upon ways to minimize this gender gap and sexism in the workplace by allowing more female employees to join the workforce. Offer flexible working hours By allowing flexible working hours to women, companies can help them maintain a work-life balance and ...
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HP had 'buyer's remorse' over ill-fated Autonomy deal, court hears

Hewlett-Packard suffered "buyer's remorse" over its disastrous $11 billion (8.36 billion pounds) acquisition of Autonomy and was trying to pin the blame on UK entrepreneur Mike Lynch, London's High Court heard on Monday in the closing stages of a multi-billion dollar case.
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Books I’ve Loved — Steve Jurvetson (#404)

“If disruption is what you seek, cognitive island-hopping is a good place to start, mining the interstices between academic disciplines.”  — Steve Jurvetson Welcome to another episode of The Tim Ferriss Show, where it is my job to sit down with world-class performers of all different types — from startup founders and investors to chess champions to Olympic athletes. This episode, however, is an experiment and part of a shorter series I’m doing called “Books I’ve Loved.” I’ve invited some ama...
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The 13 biggest tech company failures in the last 10 years

The 2010s saw booming growth across the tech industry, but some companies didn't survive the decade. Many of the companies that went under in the past decade were aging dinosaurs that couldn't adjust to changes brought about by new technology. Other high-profile casualties included startups who raised hundreds of millions in venture capital before ultimately collapsing. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. The 2010s were a decade of massive transformation for the tech industry....
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These 5 tech companies started in garages, and now they're worth billions. These are their modest beginnings. (GOOG, MSFT, AAPL, AMZN)

Google, Apple, HP, Microsoft, and Amazon all say that they started in garages. Now, they make up some of the most valuable companies in the world and are worth billions. The idea of starting in a garage has taken on a mythic status, to the point where some founders intentionally want to be able to say that they did it, too. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Some of the most legendary companies in Silicon Valley famously started in garages. A few scrappy guys with a genius id...
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Before and after photos show how dramatically 14 world-famous CEOs changed since they started the job

Many of America's longtime top CEOs have held their positions for years. They've weathered their companies going public, internal turmoil, and public scandals. Tech execs like Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg and Amazon's Jeff Bezos were once fresh faces on the scene. Now, they've crafted themselves into multibillionaires while growing their businesses into worldwide success stories.  Take a look at how dramatically these longtime top execs have changed since they've started the job. Visit Business ...
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Lynch was 'willing to lie' to High Court over Autonomy whistleblower, claims HPE

Plus: Meg Whitman and Co had 'buyer's remorse' over $11bn purchase Autonomy Trial Mike Lynch was "thoroughly unreliable" and "willing to lie" to the High Court about the $11bn purchase of Autonomy by Hewlett Packard, according to HPE's lawyers in court yesterday.…
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WeWork offered about 1,000 people a surprisingly good deal to move to a contractor then sent some of them a letter with another deal

In addition to cutting 2,400 jobs last week, WeWork is also moving roughly 1,000 people on its janitorial and facilities staff off its payrolls by sending them to contract companies. Business Insider has learned the details of the job offers that cleaning staff received. The offer retains their current salary, seniority, includes benefits. But workers are still concerned about job security. Then, on Friday, WeWork sent a letter to some of these employees that work at select buildings and offer...
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I tried the $3,000 digital weights machine that's like a Peloton for strength training and found how at-home fitness systems are the future — at least for those that can afford it

Tonal is an at-home workout machine that's like a Peloton for strength training that mounts to your wall and offers on-demand coaching and digitally-connected personalized exercises. It costs $3,000 and is one of the first products in the at-home fitness workout market that focuses on resistance training instead of cardio, like Peloton does. I recently gave Tonal a try to see how it compares to traditional weight lifting. Take a look at how my workout went. Visit Business Insider's homepage fo...
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Insiders say that hot startup UiPath forced its CFO out because she tried to rein in its exorbitant spending, amid layoffs that are sending ripples through the automation industry

In October, hot automation startup UiPath laid off about 400 people — including its chief financial officer — just months after raising $568 million at a $7 billion valuation. The news has stoked fears of 'irrational exuberance' at the startup, which is seen as the leader in the field of robotic process automation (RPA).  Sources have told Business Insider that CFO Marie Myers was forced out after she tried to rein in what they described as rampant overspending, including excessive travel and ...
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Insiders say the hot startup UiPath forced its CFO out because she tried to rein in its exorbitant spending amid layoffs that are sending ripples through the automation industry

In October, the hot automation startup UiPath laid off about 400 people — and parted ways with its chief financial officer — just months after raising $568 million at a $7 billion valuation. The news has stoked fears of "irrational exuberance" at the startup, which is seen as the leader in the field of robotic process automation. Sources have told Business Insider that CFO Marie Myers was forced out after she tried to rein in what they described as rampant overspending, including excessive tra...
Tags: UK, Microsoft, US, Trends, Gartner, Silicon Valley, Las Vegas, Hewlett Packard, Morgan Stanley, Sap, Kleiner Perkins, Business Insider, Forrester, Bellagio, Myers, Wang


PE-backed Omada taps Garrett as CEO

Omada A/S, a Danish provider of identity governance and administration software and cloud-delivered IGA services, has named Michael Garrett as CEO. He is the former CEO at Workshare. Omada is backed by CVC Capital Partners and GRO Capital. PRESS RELEASE COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Nov. 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Omada A/S (“Omada”), a global leader of Identity Governance and Administration (“IGA”) software and cloud delivered IGA services, today announced the appointment of Michael Garrett as CEO. IGA serv...
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The most successful acquisitions happen when the startup CEO becomes an exec at the combined company. Here are other possible paths for founders who sell their businesses.

When founding CEOs sell their company, some are thrilled, from a financial and emotional perspective. Others are not. There are a few different outcomes for CEOs after an acquisition: they might leave to start a new company, stay on in the same role, or stay on and take a new role within the combined company. Research suggests taking on a new role within the combined company is the most productive but the least common path. For founding CEOs in the acquisition process, it's important to set ex...
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The cofounder of legendary VC firm Andreessen Horowitz on what almost killed Uber, what really led to WeWork's downfall, and what happened after he passed on Airbnb

An important part of entrepreneurship is building a sustainable company culture. That's according to Ben Horowitz, cofounder and general partner at venture-capital firm Andreessen Horowitz. Horowitz's new book, "What You Do Is Who You Are," outlines key elements of creating a healthy culture early on. In an interview with Business Insider, Horowitz also shared his thoughts on hiring for culture fit, Uber's cultural missteps, and why Andreessen Horowitz gives feedback to every founder they decl...
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Mark Hurd, Co-CEO Of Oracle, Dead At 62

The executive also led Hewlett-Packard during his storied career. Oracle announced he was on medical leave last month.
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The life and career of Mark Hurd, the CEO of Oracle who passed away at the age of 62 (ORCL)

Mark Hurd, CEO of Oracle, died on Friday. The 62-year-old chief executive had been on medical leave from the company since September. Before joining Oracle, Hurd was the chairman, CEO, and president at Hewlett-Packard. He resigned in 2010 amid allegations of sexual harassment surfaced against him. He was widely credited with the company's dominance in computing hardware during his tenure. Hurd began his career at NCR Corporation, where he worked for 25 years and eventually rose to occupy the C...
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The life and career of Mark Hurd, the CEO of Oracle who has died at age 62 (ORCL)

Mark Hurd, CEO of Oracle, died on Friday. The 62-year-old chief executive had been on medical leave from the company since September. Before joining Oracle, Hurd was the chairman, CEO, and president at Hewlett-Packard. He resigned in 2010 amid allegations of sexual harassment surfaced against him. He was widely credited with the company's dominance in computing hardware during his tenure. Hurd began his career at NCR Corp., where he worked for 25 years and eventually rose to occupy the CEO cha...
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Experts remember late Oracle CEO Mark Hurd as a brilliant leader with a complicated and controversial legacy (ORCL, HPQ, HPE)

Mark Hurd rose suddenly as a major tech figure when he was tapped to lead Hewlett-Packard during a time of crisis in 2015. He went on to have brilliant but controversial career, marked by incredible successes on the business front, but also scandals. He was head of HP when it got mired in a spying scandal. Hurd was eventually forced out amid allegations of sexual harassment, though the HP board eventually found the accusations to be inaccurate. Hurd went on to join Oracle where he rose to be c...
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Oracle CEO dead at 62

Mark Hurd, CEO of Oracle and former CEO of Hewlett-Packard, two of Silicon Valley's most storied companies, has died. He was 52.
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Late Oracle CEO Mark Hurd once told us the challenges he faced turning around the company and how he dealt with the pushback

Oracle CEO Mark Hurd died on October 18, 2019, at the age of 62. Earlier this year, he spoke about his leadership style and strategy at the tech company in an episode of Business Insider's podcast "This Is Success." Hurd joined as president in 2010 and soon began an overhaul of the company's sales team to prepare for an industrywide shift to cloud software. He said he faced a lot of pushback after making that call. The experience taught him that the most difficult leadership challenge is gett...
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Oracle CEO Mark Hurd has died at age 62

Mark Hurd, the CEO of Oracle, has died at age 62. Hurd recently went on medical leave, saying he needed "time focused on my health." "Mark was my close and irreplaceable friend, and trusted colleague. Oracle has lost a brilliant and beloved leader who personally touched the lives of so many of us during his decade at Oracle," Larry Ellison wrote in an email to employees on Friday. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Mark Hurd, the CEO of Oracle, has died at age 62. The news wa...
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Mark Hurd, Co-Chief Executive of Oracle, Is Dead at 62

Mr. Hurd, who previously ran Hewlett-Packard and other technology businesses, had stepped aside last month from Oracle for health reasons.
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Mark Hurd, Oracle CEO, is dead at 62

Mark Hurd, CEO of Oracle and former CEO of Hewlett-Packard, two of Silicon Valley's most storied companies, has died. He was 52.
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Mark Hurd, Oracle CEO, has died

Mark Hurd, CEO of Oracle and former CEO of Hewlett-Packard, two of Silicon Valley's most storied companies, has died. He was 62.
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Oracle employees and tech workers mourn CEO Mark Hurd, who died at the age of 62 (ORCL)

Mark Hurd, co-CEO of database giant Oracle, died Friday at age 62. Hurd's death follows news in September that he was taking a leave of absence "to spend time focused on my health." Immediately after news of his passing broke, Oracle employees took to Twitter to mourn the CEO and express their condolences to his friends and family. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Oracle CEO Mark Hurd died on Friday at the age of 62, just over a month after he took a leave of absence from ...
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