Apple CEO Tim Cook received an $89 million bonus because his company is killing it

Apple CEO Tim Cook received an $89 million bonus because his company is killing it
Image: Justin Sullivan/Getty ImagesA job well done deserves a reward. And a job well done at the world's most profitable company deserves, well, a reward worth more money than most of us can even fathom. Apple CEO Tim Cook has received $89.2 million in stock for the strong performance of the company's stock.  SEE ALSO: Damn, Apple's earnings are on fire Technically, Cook received about 560,000 shares of Apple stock, which Bloomberg reported were valued at $159.27 based on

A Donald Trump tweet knocked $6 billion off Amazon’s value

A Donald Trump tweet knocked $6 billion off Amazon’s value
Image: alex wong/Getty ImagesDonald Trump knocked $6 billion off of Amazon before most of the country was awake. In a tweet sent at 6:12 a.m. EST, Trump claimed Amazon was "doing great damage to tax paying retailers," resulting in the loss of jobs. The @washingtonpost, which loses a fortune, is owned by @JeffBezos for purposes of keeping taxes down at his no profit company, @amazon. Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 7, 2015 That was just the beginning. Since then,

Here’s how to turn off autoplay videos on Facebook and Twitter

Here’s how to turn off autoplay videos on Facebook and Twitter
Autoplay can be annoying.Image: Leon Neal/Getty ImagesAutoplay videos can be one of the most frustrating parts of social media feeds. Facebook and Twitter turn this setting on by default to juice the view numbers for publishers and advertisers. But for users, it can be annoying at the least and, in some cases, downright disturbingespecially around violent news events. But there is hope. It takes less than a minute to disable this feature on apps and sites alike. We've broken

12 of the most beautiful office buildings in the world

12 of the most beautiful office buildings in the world
Image: WAFOffice buildings can be drab, dreary, and downright dreadful. They don't have to be. The 2017 World Architecture Festival has released its shortlist for the most beautiful office buildings in the worldand you can seem them below in all their angular glory. You probably don't work in any of these, but everyone needs career goals. Pull & Bear Central Headquarters, Narn, Spain Not just pretty on the outside, the building boasts four courtyards, an open staircase, and glazed

Uber’s former CEO Ryan Graves is leaving as head of operations

Uber’s former CEO Ryan Graves is leaving as head of operations
Uber's first employee Ryan Graves is leaving.Image: brittany herbert/mashableTravis Kalanick wasn't the only CEO of Uber. Ryan Graves joined Uber in 2010 as the ride-hailing giant's first employee and served as the CEO, a position that Uber is now currently trying to fill, again. On Thursday, Graves announced he's leaving his full-time position at the company. He will continue serving as the director of the company's board. Graves had been working as Uber's SVP of global operations. SEE ALSO:

Tesla’s future will be funded by $1.5 billion in debt

Tesla’s future will be funded by $1.5 billion in debt
Fueled by debt.Image: Yuya Shino/Epa/REX/ShutterstockThe next part of Tesla's future will be fueled by debt. Elon Musk's automaker is issuing $1.5 billion in debt to fund its plans. That means that instead of raising funding from investors, the company will offer $1.5 billion of debt a a form of capital. It's a new move for Tesla, which has always sold off pieces of the company to fund its operations. Tesla will use this $1.5 billion to strengthen its balance

10 tips for creating an engaging social presence

10 tips for creating an engaging social presence
Image: Shutterstock / Rawpixel.comAs of this year, about 81% of the United States population uses at least one social media platform. That number is growing by roughly 5% per year. At this rate, 100% of the United States will have a social media profile on at least one platform by 2021. Businesspeople searching for the ideal marketing channel to engage prospects should look no further than social networks. Social media provides companies with ample information to create messages targeted

Uber investor sues Travis Kalanick for fraud and breach of contract

Uber investor sues Travis Kalanick for fraud and breach of contract
Travis, in better times.Image: Tyler Boye/WWD/REX/ShutterstockIt's a bad year to be Travis Kalanick and Uber. The ousted Uber CEO is now being sued for fraud by one of the ride-hailing company's most important investors, with the lawsuit also detailing some particularly damaging allegations about the ongoing Google lawsuit against Uber over self-driving car technology. For Kalanick, the lawsuit could strike a major blow to his control over Uber, the company he cofounded in 2009 and built into one of

Apple is finally on Instagram

Apple is finally on Instagram
One of @Apple's inaugural posts is a narrated photo gallery from user Jeryl T.Image: appleApple is getting a bit more social. The notoriously social media-shy tech giant just launched a new Instagram account to showcase some of the best photos taken with the iPhone. Like Apple's long-running "Shot on iPhone" campaign, @Apple will exclusively feature curated and credited photos from iPhone users all over the world. The company says product photo galleries, commercials or other company marketing will never

What’s next for Amazon’s private labels? Possibly motor home supplies and auto parts

What’s next for Amazon’s private labels? Possibly motor home supplies and auto parts
Image: Sean Gallup/Getty ImagesDo you wear Amazon? You may not even know it if you do. Amazon has long sold commodity-type goods like batteries and baby wipes through its own prominently marked brands. But as it's branched into more variable categories like food and fashion, it's quietly launched a stable of satellite in-house labels that make no mention of their giant parent company. SEE ALSO: Amazons homegrown products are moving beyond batteries and baby wipes And several more of