Apple, Oracle and Google paid their CFOs the most last year, at $68.6 million, $51.7 million and $38.7 million, respectively. Facebook's and Intel's CFOs are the other tech executives in the top 10 for CFO pay.
Ad spend on smartwatches will grow to $68.6 million over the next four years, but advertisers need to develop formats tailored to the smaller screens, according to a report by Juniper Research. These formats will need to take into account the momentary attention that users devote to such devices as compared to smartphones.
Imposing a requirement that encryption include a "back door" to be used by law enforcement could have dangerous consequences, say tech giants including Apple, Facebook, Google and Microsoft. In a letter to President Barack Obama, they said a back door could be used by criminals as well.
William Shakespeare is an early example of a writer who took control of his business affairs, Oxford University researcher Bart van Es says. Shakespeare gained power and creative freedom by obtaining shares in a theater company, van Es says.