TikTok CEO Kevin Mayer resigns amid Trump’s ban threat

TikTok’s CEO has resigned. SOPA Images/Getty It was only three months ago, in May, when Kevin Mayer resigned as Disney’s head of streaming to become the CEO of TikTok. But on Thursday the executive resigned from his position through a letter he sent to employees. Meyer made the decision following US President Donald Trump’s  threat […]

Uber CEO calls for ‘benefits funds’ for gig workers

Uber may back out of merger talks with Grubhub due to antitrust concern, reports say. Angela Lang/CNET Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi on Monday said its drivers should get the “best of both worlds” — benefits and work flexibility. In an op-ed published...

Tech CEO apologizes after racist rant against Asian family goes viral

Video of the incident went viral after being posted to social media. Screenshot by CNET A San Francisco tech CEO was caught on video this weekend unleashing a racist tirade against an Asian family at a restaurant in Carmel Valley, California. Footage of the incident,...

‘Stand up and be involved’: PayPal’s CEO on being anti-racist

PayPal CEO Dan Schulman in New York in 2016. Sarah Tew/CNET Donations and words of support for the Black community flooded in from major tech companies all this month following the killing of George Floyd by police. The largest commitment from the industry came from...