MICROSOFT Co-Founder PAUL ALLEN, 65

When the name Microsoft is mentioned, the thoughts immediately go to its long-running Windows computer operating system line, as well as its notable rivalry with Apple computers and their proprietary operating system and products. Perhaps a name will also be recalled: Bill Gates, visionary founder who spearheaded the company direction that made Microsoft a household…

NETFLIX Acquiring Own PRODUCTION STUDIO

There is no getting around saying that Netflix is arguably the global king in streaming media services. Their massive library of TV series, films, and similar programming not only holds strong in the face of other media companies building their own streaming platforms (and consequently removing their media properties from Netflix), but is further bolstered…

STARBUCKS PHILIPPINES Increases COFFEE PRICES

Ever since it first entered Philippine shores way back in 1997, more and more Filipinos with the passing of years have been blessed with the honor and pleasure of tasting the smooth and creamy goodness of coffee from Starbucks. The global coffee company and coffeehouse chain has helped make household names of coffee blends such…

New CEO Named for FOX Following Asset TRANSFER to DISNEY

For the better part of this year, what seemed to dominate news of the business world in terms of major company takeovers is the grand deal between The Walt Disney Company and 21st Century Fox. Already approved by antitrust regulators and somewhere on the stage of finalization, this agreement would have Fox cede many of…

ELON MUSK Bowing Out as TESLA CHAIRMAN in SEC Agreement

When the name Elon Musk is mentioned, two others tend to pop up in mind: Tesla Motors and SpaceX. The South African-born business magnate had established his prodigious entrepreneurial prowess in both the iconic electrical automaker and the private aerospace manufacturer and space transport service, among many other ventures such as tunneling service The Boring…