After a brief summation of the highlight news stories of the week, listen to a roundup of the biggest stories in the technology sector. Emily Chang speaks to executives, entrepreneurs and VCs who are leading the way to the technologies of tomorrow.
Listen to Mark Fields, CEO of Ford Company, explain his vision for the development and distribution of autonomous vehicles.
Listen to presidential hopeful Donald Trump explain how he plans to lower taxes and keep US businesses with the borders of the United States.
Fox Business News’ Charlie Gasparino and Sandra Smith discuss whether there is a risk of the United States entering another period of recession. They also discuss how the economy will affect the upcoming 2016 Presidential election.
Herbalife agreed to pay a fine of $200 million and to restructure their business operations. According to the Federal Trade Commission Chairwoman Edith Remirez, the fine will be used to compensate the distributors who have suffered losses. The company will also pay their workers according to retail sales rather than on how many new sales people they recruit. In exchange Herbalife was able to avoid being labeled as a pyramid scheme. As a result of the ruling Herbalife’s stock shot up by over 14 percent.
Ambassador to Turkey Nicholas Burns describes the attempted coup in Turkey. He explains that there has been a high level of distrust between that country’s military establishment and President Recep Tayyip Erdo?an. The military has a strong component who are secular Muslims, who are opposed to Erdo?an’s support of fundamentalist Islamists.
For more insights into the causes of the attempted coup, listen and watch.
Janet Yellin Discusses the Effect of the Possible Brexit on US and Global Economies
Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellin explores the concerns to the global and domestic economy of the exit of Britain from the European Union, known as Brexit.
Listen to a discussion on the new FAA regulations to control the flight of commercial drones in the United States. New rules clarify how to fly drones safely.
Learn about the Takata Airbag recall, which is larger than the five next biggest auto recalls combined. Effecting mostly the southern states of the USA, the airbag malfunction has caused ten deaths and 150 injuries. It is estimated that about 20 percent of cars on the road today are effected.
This video is a Bloomberg analysis of the data that seems to show that the high technology boom of the past several years. The main argument is that fewer and fewer high tech IPOs have come to market recently, heralding the end of the high tech boom of recent years.