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Apple taps iPhone executive to be first augmented reality marketing chief

February 12, 2019 |

Apple Inc. assigned a longtime iPhone executive as its first head of marketing for augmented reality, demonstrating the importance of the technology to the company’s future.

Frank Casanova moved from leading iPhone marketing for wireless carriers into the new role this month. On his LinkedIn profile,…

L.A. Times – Business


At least 66 killed after illegal taps in pipe

January 20, 2019 |

At least 20 people were killed in central Mexico after a ruptured gasoline pipeline blew up Friday evening, the governor of the state of Hidalgo said. – RSS Channel – World

Tesla Taps Boss to Oversee Musk

November 9, 2018 |

Tesla named board member Robyn Denholm as its chairman, tasking her with overseeing one of the business world’s most freewheeling figures at a pivotal moment for the electric-vehicle company. US Business

WPP Taps Company Veteran as CEO

September 3, 2018 |

The choice of Mark Read to succeed Martin Sorrell caps a monthslong search at the world’s largest advertising firm. US Business


The Game Taps Kim Kardashian West for Presidential Run in 2020, For Real

July 9, 2018 |

Forget Kanye West running for president, The Game thinks Kim Kardashian West has a real shot at the White House, and it’s because she reaches a huge demographic Hillary Clinton does not. We got Game Sunday night outside Catch in WeHo, and…

Mattel Taps Its Fourth CEO in as Many Years

April 20, 2018 |

Mattel hired former studio executive Ynon Kreiz to succeed CEO Margo Georgiadis after about one year in the job, a surprising shake-up at a toy maker searching for a strategy that can end a four-year sales slump. US Business


Chanel West Coast Taps Future’s Mask Designer For ‘New Bae’ Video

October 8, 2017 |

Chanel West Coast just one-upped Future in the mask game … wearing one that’s bigger and more bedazzled than the one he wore on the BET Awards red carpet.   Chanel dropped a few thousand bucks to rent the blinged-out ensemble in her “New…

Nissan taps Japanese executive to replace Carlos Ghosn as CEO

February 23, 2017 |

Carlos Ghosn, who leads Nissan and Renault, has tapped Hiroto Saikawa, a veteran Japanese executive at Nissan, to replace him as chief executive at the Japanese automaker. Ghosn will stay on as chairman.

Nissan Motor Co., based in Yokohama, made the announcement in a statement Thursday. The appointment,…

L.A. Times – Business


Texas Lt. Gov. Taps Texas Rangers for Tom Brady Jersey Hunt

February 6, 2017 |

One of the most powerful men in Texas is calling in the big guns to bring back Tom Brady’s allegedly stolen Super Bowl jersey … with the Lt. Gov. of Texas reaching out to the TEXAS RANGERS!  Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick — the 2nd highest ranking…