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Three Things No One Tells You About Being A Successful Manager (But Should)

In tech, it’s become quite trendy to hire managers from within the company. But it’s not enough to simply hire managers from within. Because the transition to manager is often rocky, it’s essential to grow leaders from within. My company believes this so strongly that…

As Frappuccino Sales Melt, Starbucks Plans A Big Push For Nitro Coffee

With Frappuccino sales down, Starbucks plans to push other cold drinks to make up the missing income. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan) Starbucks has gotten a lot of attention—and revenue—from its Frappuccino drinks. Now, with Frappuccino sales down, Starbucks plans to push other cold drinks to make…

Amazon: cops should set confidence level on facial recognition to 99%

In the wake of the ongoing kerfuffle between the American Civil Liberties Union and Amazon, the tech giant has now responded more fully to accusations that its facial recognition system, Rekognition, wrongly identified 28 members of Congress as arrestees in an ACLU test last week. Matt…

McDonald’s Looks For A Morning Pick-Me-Up As It Loses Breakfast Market Share

Photographer: Chona Kasinger/Bloomberg Some ears likely perked up when McDonald’s CEO Steve Easterbrook discussed the company’s breakfast performance during its Q2 earnings call Thursday morning. In May, CFO Kevin Ozan admitted the chain lost some focus on its breakfast business (and share), and much has been written…