Rolls-Royce replaces CFO in broad executive-level shake-up By Investing.com

Rolls-Royce replaces CFO in broad executive-level shake-up

© Reuters. By Scott Kanowsky  Investing.com — Rolls-Royce Holdings PLC (LON:) has named a new chief financial officer and unveiled changes at two of its key divisions in a wide-ranging executive-level shake-up at the British engine maker. Helen McCabe, who is now a senior vice president at oil major BP (LON:), will replace Rolls-Royce’s current CFO … Read more

Japan restricts chipmaking equipment exports as it aligns with US China curbs By Reuters

Japan restricts chipmaking equipment exports as it aligns with US China curbs

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Semiconductor chips are seen on a printed circuit board in this illustration picture taken February 17, 2023. REUTERS/Florence Lo/Illustration/File Photo By Tim Kelly and Miho Uranaka TOKYO (Reuters) -Japan said on Friday it will restrict exports of 23 types of semiconductor manufacturing equipment, aligning its technology trade controls with a U.S. … Read more

Ripple CEO Calls Out SEC Chair Gensler Over Legislation Comment By CoinEdition

Ripple CEO Calls Out SEC Chair Gensler Over Legislation Comment

Ripple CEO Calls Out SEC Chair Gensler Over Legislation Comment Brad Garlinghouse has called out SEC Chair Gary Gensler for saying that crypto legislation is unnecessary. The CEO likened Gensler to an autocrat running a billion-dollar boated agency. Garlinghouse emphasized the need for clear jurisdiction, regulation, and legislation. Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse has voiced his … Read more

Virgin Orbit burns up in uncontrolled descent

Virgin Orbit burns up in uncontrolled descent

Virgin Orbit is laying off around 85% of its workforce in order to further reduce expenses, after the troubled space company said it was unable to secure additional funding to keep it afloat. The news, which Virgin Orbit filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Thursday, comes just two weeks after the company furloughed … Read more

Checkout.com’s new president is bullish on US expansion, says she ‘welcomes’ comparisons to Stripe

Checkout.com's new president is bullish on US expansion, says she 'welcomes' comparisons to Stripe

Stripe competitor Checkout.com announced last month that Céline Dufétel was appointed as its new president. She had previously served as the London-based fintech startup’s CFO and COO for about 18 months before her promotion. In her expanded role, which still includes serving as the company’s COO, Dufétel oversees all operational and go-to-market teams, including finance … Read more

Discover the Disrupt 2023 Fintech Stage

Discover the Disrupt 2023 Fintech Stage

TechCrunch Disrupt, the premier event for startup investors and founders, is coming back September 19-21, 2023, with an enhanced new format.  This year, we’re rethinking TC Sessions, the standalone industry events series, and merging them into the big annual tech event — which will once again this year be held at the Moscone Center in … Read more