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Investor Peter Thiel

Yahoo! Finance: Peter Thiel: The vast majority of the capital I give companies is just going to landlords

Billionaire venture capitalist and entrepreneur Peter Thiel believes the high cost of living is stifling entrepreneurship in Silicon Valley. “One thing I’ve been thinking about as a venture capitalist in Silicon Valley is the vast majority of the capital I give to the companies is just going to landlords. It’s going to commercial real estate and even more to urban slumlords of one sort or another. And that’s an odd thing to be doing as a venture capitalist. That’s so disproportionate,” Thiel said at an event on Thursday hosted by the Economic Club of New York.

PayPal CEO Dan Schulman

Bloomberg: PayPal CEO Says Cryptocurrencies Are Just an Experiment for Now

Despite the hype, PayPal Holdings Inc. isn’t buying into crypto for now. Speaking at the Economic Club of New York in Manhattan, PayPal Chief Executive Officer Dan Schulman said cryptocurrencies have a very uncertain future. “Regulations need to be sorted out and a whole number of other things,” he said. “It’s an experiment right now that is very unclear which direction it will go.”

MICROSOFT CEO SATYA NADELLA

CNBC: Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella: The Technology Industry Can't Shrug Off Possible Job Losses From A.I.  

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella at a company conference in 2014.Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella said on Wednesday that technology companies need to accept that their design choices help create both the good and bad of artificial intelligence technology. "I feel like sometimes we in tech, even, abdicate control: '[AI] is going to happen tomorrow and our best case is that we're going to be domesticated cats or whatever.' But no, it's a choice. I'm not making fun of that as a consequence. It could happen, but only if we abdicate," Nadella said.

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell

Yahoo! Finance: NFL Commissioner: We're focused on adjusting for millennials (video) 

CNBC's Eric Chemi reports on NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell's comments about the league at the Economic Club of New York.