TikTok CEO grilled by lawmakers from both parties over China ties

TikTok Chief Executive Shou Zi Chew reacts during a session for him to testify before a House Energy and Commerce Committee hearing entitled “TikTok: How Congress can Safeguard American Data Privacy and Protect Children from Online Harms,” as lawmakers scrutinize the Chinese-owned video-sharing app, on Capitol Hill in Washington, March 23, 2023. Evelyn Hockstein | … Read more

Who is TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew? How much his net worth is and what he told Congress as he defends app from ban

TikTok chief executive, Shou Zi Chew, was before the US Congress on Thursday 23 March, giving testimony over the social media platform’s relationship with China and other harmful practices. Federal officials in the US are demanding TikTok’s Chinese owners sell their stake in the app, and different government’s globally have taken action to stop it … Read more

TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew criticised in Congress by politicians who want Chinese app banned over security fears

TikTok’s CEO faced fierce criticism in US Congress on Thursday as politicians called for a nationwide ban on the Chinese-owned video app they say is a national security threat and promotes harmful content to vulnerable young people. Shou Zi Chew’s appearance came as the company faces international scrutiny, with countries including the United States, UK … Read more

TikTok CEO appeals to U.S. users ahead of House testimony

TikTok CEO Shou Zi Chew appealed directly to the app’s users ahead of what’s expected to be a heated grilling in the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee this week, in a video posted to the platform Tuesday. Filming from Washington, D.C., Chew emphasized the large scale of TikTok users, small and medium-sized businesses and … Read more

Google CEO Pichai memo to employees on Bard AI: ‘things will go wrong’

Google and Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai told employees that the success of its newly launched Bard A.I. program now hinges on public testing. “As more people start to use Bard and test its capabilities, they’ll surprise us. Things will go wrong,” Pichai wrote in an internal email to employees Tuesday viewed by CNBC. “But the … Read more

Biometrics crucial to digital economy, says CEO

The Founder and Chief Executive Officer of iiDENTIFii, Gur Geva, has said that biometric technology is crucial to Nigeria’s digital economy. According to him, with proper biometrics tech, financial institutions could provide safe and efficient services to consumers in the country at scale, and improve financial inclusion. He said, “Biometric technology is a crucial consideration … Read more

Brighton CEO Paul Barber lifts the lid on Moises Caicedo saga amid Arsenal interest and sheds light on their recruitment model

Brighton CEO Paul Barber has told talkSPORT that they never needed to sell Moises Caicedo despite his pleas to leave amid Arsenal interest. Caicedo was heavily linked with a move away from the club in the January transfer window, with the Gunners and Chelsea both interested. Getty Barber has commented on Brighton’s superb recruitment in … Read more

5 Things I Wish I Knew Before Becoming CEO

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. When people think of CEOs and other top-tier executives, they often imagine polished professionals who know all there is to know about business and success. I urge people to remember that CEOs are only humans with many of the same fears and concerns as other working professionals. … Read more

Seplat CEO quits, COO takes over

The Chief Executive Officer of Seplat Energy PLC, Roger Brown, has stepped down from office following the order of a Federal High Court in Lagos. The court restrained Brown from parading himself as the firm’s CEO pending the determination of a suit filed against him and others by aggrieved stakeholders of the company. The aggrieved … Read more