After a military incursion across India's border in April, the Chinese leadership seeks warmer relations
The company has about 145 items on its U.S. menu, making operations complicated
The Canadian government is fast-tracking visas for skilled tradesmen like plumbers and electricians
It's not enough to offer ratings and reviews anymore—the best review data are what people actually bought
CFTC data show that the net long position of noncommercial interests on the Commodity Exchange is the smallest since November 2008
The key is the search giant’s “launch and iterate” approach to new products, which uses early user feedback to make adjustments
J.J. Abrams's Star Trek Into Darkness debuted at No. 1—yet it was a lackluster first-place showing
Looking for ethics? Set your GPS to Notre Dame or BYU
Quit-smoking apps get hot in a $1 billion market
By Douglas MacMillan
The best chief executives are nothing if not efficient, and what's more efficient than 140-character memos?
Microblogging site Twitter is the latest tech tool to enter the C-suite. Whether they are broadcasting quick company updates, sharing a personal side of their lives with employees, or networking with other executives, plenty of CEOs have begun to make tweets part of their daily routine. And it's not just the Silicon Valley crowd—chief executives in marketing, publishing, and retail are also populating the site.
We checked the Twitter pages of 18 company heads to compare their vital signs: how many people they follow, how many people follow them, how many users they've identified as their favorites, and how many posts they've made total. We also asked them how Twitter helps them run the show and which user they enjoy following the most. If you're new to microblogging and looking for interesting people to follow, consider this your Twitter Rolodex.