Scandal

What Scandalized Companies Like Facebook and Uber Can Learn From Jay-Z

By adopting four key principles, leaders can help avert scandals while also learning more about themselves.

David Holzmer

· 7 min read

Audi CEO, Rupert Stadler, Arrested in Germany for Potential Evidence Tampering

Audi involvement speculated in Volkwagen's ongoing Deiselgate emissions scandal.

Madison Semarjian

· 2 min read

Scam or Superior Product? How One Entrepreneur Dealt With Scandal After Early Success.

The Shredz CEO explains how he built his company and how he has shouldered the responsibility for it.

Gerard Adams

· 2 min read

8 Times Uber Has Tracked People

The ride-hailing company is watching you.

Rose Leadem

· 6 min read

Tech CEO Tweets Sex Hotline Number at Reporter

Hootsuite's chief told the writer questioning his company's value to call 1-800-EAT-DICK.

Mariella Moon

· 2 min read

With its New Ad, Chipotle Wants to Make You Forget Its Troubles and Fall in Love Again

The embattled restaurant chain put out a charming advertisement amidst legal trouble for a top exec.

Nina Zipkin

· 2 min read

Facebook's Zuckerberg to Meet Conservatives on Political Bias Scandal

Some 12 'conservative thought leaders' will join the meeting with Zuckerberg on Wednesday, a Facebook spokesman said.

Reuters

· 2 min read

VW to Offer to Buy Back Nearly 500,000 U.S. Diesel Cars, Sources Say

That would include versions of the Jetta sedan, the Golf compact and the Audi A3 sold since 2009.

Reuters

· 4 min read

Hacker Who Stole Nude Jennifer Lawrence Selfies Pleads Guilty

Ryan Collins of Lancaster has been charged with computer hacking for leaking nude selfies of celebrities. He could face 18 months in prison.

David Meyer

· 2 min read

This 'Smart Wallet' Found Success on Kickstarter and Indiegogo. So Why Didn't It Deliver?

Crowdfunding is all about the numbers, but the humans behind the risky campaigns are often hard to calculate.

Kim Lachance Shandrow

· 11 min read

Learning From Volkswagen: 6 Tips for Surviving a Scandal

Handled correctly, a scandal represents an opportunity to win trust, show goodwill and reassure consumers.

Luis Gallardo

· 4 min read