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Monday, June 27, 2016

Business

Things Are Starting To Look A Bit Grim For Sony's PlayStation VR

2 hours 56 minutes ago - Forbes
PlayStation VR has had some trouble with motion sickness, framerate and its aging Move controls. It will be a relatively cheap way to get into VR this fall, running on the PS4, but what kind of first impression will it make? by Paul Tassi

How To Poise Your Company For Summer Success

2 hours 52 minutes ago - Forbes
For outdoor grilling brands like Weber and swimwear brands like Speedo, the summer months represent a natural opportunity for increased sales. However, even companies that do not sell summer-specific products and services can position themselves for success during this season. Take, for instance, these three strategies: by Chuck Cohn

Insights From Transformative CEOs: AARP, Royal Caribbean, Siemens

2 hours 47 minutes ago - Forbes
Arguably the most important ability for any leader of our time is to be transformative. I define a transformative CEO as someone who, “creates new value that reinvigorates a company, reinvents an industry or reboots society.” by Robert Reiss

As Jose Reyes Returns To Baseball, New Domestic Violence Policy Deserves Credit For Its Balance

2 hours 45 minutes ago - Forbes
Yesterday afternoon, former National League batting champion Jose Reyes began his attempted return to Major League Baseball by playing six innings of a minor league game for the Brooklyn Cyclones -- a Single-A affiliate of the New York Mets.  The day before that, Reyes had been re-signed by the Mets after his release from the Colorado Rockies or... by Marc Edelman

Earthmiles: A New App That Rewards You For Keeping Fit

2 hours 39 minutes ago - Forbes
A new startup has launched an app to encourage people to make healthier choices through offering discount rewards for activities accomplished by Freddie Dawson

Leaving Cannes, Brands And Advertising Collaborators Have Work To Do

2 hours 25 minutes ago - Forbes
A week in sun-splashed Cannes, and the pleasures of resplendent Rosé, have hardly diminished the advertising industry’s challenges or opportunities as it navigates the ongoing transformation of the media marketplace. Here’s a few key takeaways from a week among the branding world’s cognoscenti at Cannes Lions International Festival of Creati... by Howard Homonoff

Supreme Court Rejects Texas Abortion Restrictions

2 hours 24 minutes ago - Forbes
The Supreme Court earlier today struck down a Texas law that would have made it more difficult for clinics offering abortions to remain open in the state by Michael Bobelian

Gender Diversity On Boards -- A Driver Of Value

2 hours 19 minutes ago - Forbes
Howard is Executive Director and Head of Corporate Governance Business Development for MSCI ESG Research. He is a co-founder and former CEO of GovernanceMetrics International, which merged with The Corporate Library and Audit Integrity in 2010 to form GMI Ratings. GMI was in turn acquired by MSCI in 2014. Howard also serves as Treasurer of the IRRC... by Christopher P. Skroupa

Business Improvement Districts - Ready Proving Ground for Sustainability Technology

2 hours 12 minutes ago - Forbes
Green roofs, walkability, renewable energy, the minimization of waste and the maximization of resources – the typical components of sustainable cities are all things to love. However, when it comes to cities making the changes to get there, it's not that easy. As one might imagine, two of the major obstacles are the high cost of impactful large-s... by Kim Slowey

Hedge funds bet aggressively against pound

2 hours 34 minutes ago - Financial Times
Traders believe sterling could fall as low as $1.10 versus the US currency in the coming weeks

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