Abrolhos painted button-quail species threatened by predators, rainfall decline

Abrolhos painted button-quail species threatened by predators, rainfall decline

West Australian researchers say the Abrolhos painted button-quail is likely to be extinct from a WA island due to predators and climate change. Key points: Data shows the button-quail is possibly already extinct on one island at the Abrolhos Tammar wallabies, reduced rainfall and invasive mice have contributed to their decline Researchers hope the findings will help … Read more

5 Books That Will Help You (and Your Team) Battle Burnout With a Higher Purpose

5 Books That Will Help You (and Your Team) Battle Burnout With a Higher Purpose

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Burnout doesn’t only affect rank-and-file employees. It’s a significant problem among entrepreneurs as well. According to an April 2018 study by three Harvard Business Review contributors, more than 25% of entrepreneurs are burned out to some degree. One quarter of respondents report “serious burnout.” Related: Check out … Read more

Disney’s Robert Iger May Find Second Time Isn’t Quite the Charm

Disney’s Robert Iger May Find Second Time Isn’t Quite the Charm

Robert Iger just got a $10.5 billion vote of confidence. He will need all of it.  That is how much Disney’s DIS 6.30% market value jumped by Monday’s closing bell on the surprise news that Mr. Iger is returning to the Magic Kingdom’s throne. In a statement Sunday night, the company’s board said he will … Read more

Bankrupt FTX Fires Three of Sam Bankman-Fried’s Top Deputies

Bankrupt FTX Fires Three of Sam Bankman-Fried’s Top Deputies

FTX, the cryptocurrency exchange launched by Sam Bankman-Fried, said it fired three of the founder’s top deputies. Gary Wang, an FTX co-founder and its chief technology officer; FTX engineering director Nishad Singh; and Caroline Ellison, who ran Mr. Bankman-Fried’s trading arm, Alameda Research, were terminated from those roles after FTX tapped John J. Ray to … Read more

Larry Gagosian, World’s Most Powerful Art Dealer, Takes Steps Toward Succession Plan with New Board

Larry Gagosian, World’s Most Powerful Art Dealer, Takes Steps Toward Succession Plan with New Board

Powerhouse gallery Gagosian has formed an advisory board of directors from the ranks of the art world’s elite, a move that signals long-term planning in an industry where galleries rarely outlive their impresario founders.  The gallery’s 77-year-old founder, Larry Gagosian, said Wednesday that he’s not retiring anytime soon, but he wants to do whatever he … Read more

Michael Lewis to write new book on Sam Bankman-Fried, FTX collapse: report

Michael Lewis to write new book on Sam Bankman-Fried, FTX collapse: report

Author Michael Lewis has been following former FTX CEO Sam Bankman-Fried around for the past six months and will write a book about the crypto maven known as “SBF,” a new report says. News that the author who wrote “The Big Short” and “Moneyball” was writing about FTX and Sam Bankman-Fried was first reported by … Read more

Elon Musk’s Tesla Compensation Trial in Delaware Court Kicks Off

Elon Musk’s Tesla Compensation Trial in Delaware Court Kicks Off

WILMINGTON, Del.—The trial over Elon Musk ‘s multibillion-dollar pay package at Tesla Inc. TSLA -1.78% kicked off Monday morning in Delaware’s business-law court. A Tesla shareholder, Richard Tornetta, is seeking to nullify Mr. Musk’s 2018 compensation grant, valued at around $52 billion at recent share prices. The plaintiff is alleging that the board at the … Read more