Mark Hurd, one of the rumored leading contenders to replace Steve Ballmer as chief executive of Microsoft, says he is "not planning" to leave Oracle.
Fashion retailer Burberry says chief creative officer Michael Bailey will take on the additional role of CEO when current chief Angela Ahrendts departs for Apple next year.
Why did Jack Dorsey, who has been chairman of Twitter since October 2008, give fellow cofounder Ev Williams voting control of his stake in the company?
The CEO of Tesla explained in a blog post why a Model S burst into flames this week, insisting that the electric cars are still safer than internal combustion vehicles.
The president of Barilla told a radio station he didn't want gay families in advertisements, and now the pasta company faces a boycott.
AIG CEO Robert Benmosche went way overboard in his defense of the banking industry's bonus practices, saying that such criticism is as bad as lynchings.
Bill Gates is the richest American for the 20th year in a row and has reclaimed the title of world's richest person from Mexico's Carlos Slim with a net worth of $72 billion.
Panera Bread CEO Ron Shaich is calling attention to food insecurity this week by spending only $31.50 on food -- the weekly allotment for people on SNAP benefits.
TechCrunch Disrupt may be a forum to showcase tech innovation, but at the conference in San Francisco this week, speakers seemed more focused on our deeper social problems.
Hubert Joly, CEO of Best Buy, sells some stock to help pay for his divorce settlement, the retailer discloses in a regulatory filing.
At least three of the top 20 investors in Microsoft want a turnaround expert to succeed Steve Ballmer as chief executive.
Is activist investing a force for good when it comes to shareholders? Recent events have left investors and analysts doubtful about the outspoken hedge-funders of the world.
With the five-year anniversary of the financial crisis just around the corner, many still worry it could happen all over again. But Morgan Stanley's CEO isn't one of them.
Last year, 8 out of 32 NFL coaches were sacked after the season ended. If a big business like pro football can oust its failing leaders so easily, why can't corporate America?
Steve Ballmer will step down as CEO of Microsoft once the board finds a replacement, a move that comes amid slumping PC sales.
Microsoft says CEO Steve Ballmer will retire within the next 12 months, once it completes the process of choosing his successor.
After 126 years, the Chelsea Milling Co. stills churns out box after box of its iconic corn muffin mix -- and here's its recipe for success.
J.C. Penney managed to find some good news despite another earnings miss, but it also did not hesitate to blame prior management for its ongoing struggles.
Outspoken Oracle CEO Larry Ellison says Google CEO Larry Page of acting "absolutely evil" and accuses the company of using Oracle's products without permission.
Activist investor William Ackman, who has been pressuring J.C. Penney to oust its chairman and chief executive, has resigns from the retailer's board of directors.
J.C. Penney stock is diving toward $10 as activist investor Bill Ackman fights to oust CEO Myron Ullman after just a few months on the job.
A CEO of a branding agency gave a huge gift to a domestic violence charity on ABC's "Secret Millionaire" to honor a long-time employee who was murdered by her husband.
Activist investor Bill Ackman is demanding new leadership at J.C. Penney, but a management expert says his tirades have tanked the stock's value.
In a shocking move, the tech CEO bought one of the country's biggest newspapers for $250 million.
Royal Dutch Shell has named head of refining Ben van Beurden to replace chief executive Peter Voser -- an appointment that has surprised industry watchers.
If you want to know how the economy is doing, ask the business leaders. They have the scoop.