23 years

23 years

Living In The Light: A Tribute To The "Wheel Of Time"
Zillow co-founder Rich Barton: 'Kill the squirrel'
Clear Channel CEO Bob Pittman: 'We better be the ones to cannibalize ourselves'

Windows chief Sinofsky reportedly quit Microsoft because he wanted Ballmer's job

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Most of the time when a big-name executive leaves their longtime employer, reports start to trickle out about the executive not being a “team player.” This was the case when Apple (AAPL) let go of Scott Forstall recently and it looks like it will be the case with former Windows...
Windows chief Sinofsky reportedly quit Microsoft because he wanted Ballmer's job

FBI turns to Internet to solve $500 million Gardner heist

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It was the largest property crime in U.S. history, one shrouded in mystery for 23 years. Now the agency is turning to cyberspace as it trumpets a breakthrough in the case. [Read more]...
FBI turns to Internet to solve $500 million Gardner heist

Nordstrom CMO And 8 Of His Friends Have Been Playing An Elaborate Game Of Schoolyard 'Tag' For 23 Years

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Nordstrom's chief marketing officer Brian Dennehy and his high school friends have a good sense of humor. For 23 years, they've been trying to escape each other in an elaborate game of Tag they began in high school. Yes, that Tag -- the schoolyard game where one "It" person chases...
Nordstrom CMO And 8 Of His Friends Have Been Playing An Elaborate Game Of Schoolyard 'Tag' For 23 Years

SINOFSKY'S FINAL MEMO: I Wasn't Fired. I Quit. And I'm Ready To Compete With Microsoft (MSFT)

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Last night, we got shocking news out of Microsoft: The man who saved built Office, saved Vista, and launched Windows 8, Steven Sinofsky, is out of the company. Sinofsky was often described as Microsoft's CEO-in-waiting, so this was especially surprising news. In a memo to employees, Sinofsky says it was...
SINOFSKY'S FINAL MEMO: I Wasn't Fired. I Quit. And I'm Ready To Compete With Microsoft (MSFT)

How A YouTube Sensation Beat Justin Timberlake And The Music Industry

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Editor’s note: James Altucher is an investor, programmer, author, and entrepreneur. He has started and sold several companies, run a VC fund, and is an active investor in many private companies. His upcoming book is called “Choose Yourself!” For more Choose Yourself stories and updates from the book, you can sign up...
How A YouTube Sensation Beat Justin Timberlake And The Music Industry

China’s Sina Weibo disables emoticons, quietens microbloggers on Tiananmen Square anniversary

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Today marks 23 years since the bloody end to the Tiananmen Square protests, one of the most controversial events in China’s history. The state does not acknowledge the event so it is of little surprise that, given the focus on censorship, China’s microbloggers find their opinions on the subject quietened. The...
China’s Sina Weibo disables emoticons, quietens microbloggers on Tiananmen Square anniversary

Sim City – preview

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The classic city building simulation is back, with a deeper simulation than ever and a fascinating new multiplayer modeAbout 23 years ago, Will Wright and his team at Maxis software changed the course and meaning of video game design forever. They did it with Sim City, a brilliant urban sandbox...
Sim City – preview

Apple's 'Master Negotiator and Product Resuscitator' Eddy Cue Profiled

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With Apple's management changes announced earlier this week, several current executives have seen expansions of their responsibilities. Among those is Eddy Cue, Apple's senior vice president for Internet Software and Services, who is seeing Siri and Maps added to his portfolio. Cue's responsibilities have grown substantially throughout during his 23...
Apple's 'Master Negotiator and Product Resuscitator' Eddy Cue Profiled

Cambridge Innovation Center takes its show on the road

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The Cambridge Innovation Center, where numerous Boston-area startups have spent time,  plans to launch similar workspaces in Baltimore and St. Louis, according to a report in Monday’s Boston Globe.  It also plans to add more space locally. Cambridge Innovation Center Located in Kendall Square near MIT  – and with VMware,...
Cambridge Innovation Center takes its show on the road
Microsoft's Windows President, Steven Sinofsky, Leaves Company Following Launch Of Windows 8
Famed film critic Roger Ebert dies at 70

Moscow's Tech Mojo Is Working -- And Awakening

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With our TechCrunch Moscow event coming this week, Monty Munford gives us a flavour of the atmosphere amid Moscow’s tech scene. The Radisson Royal Hotel in Moscow isn’t a cheap place to eat blinis and caviare, but rather like some people who like to have tea at the Ritz in...
Moscow's Tech Mojo Is Working -- And Awakening

The Sin(ofsky)s Of The Father

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The Sin(ofsky)s Of The Father: A day later, all of the stories about the Steven Sinofsky departure seem to be pointing in the same general direction: That he was indeed fired (or asked to leave). That he clashed with Steve Ballmer. That he didn't work well with others. That Ballmer...
The Sin(ofsky)s Of The Father

Internet Buys Bus Monitor A Vacation After She's Viciously Abused By Kids

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After a video of a middle school students attacking 68-year-old bus monitor went viral on Reddit, the site's community raised more than $48,000 to send her on a "vacation of a lifetime." This isn't the first time that outrage over a relatively unknown event has snowballed into a major...
Internet Buys Bus Monitor A Vacation After She's Viciously Abused By Kids
Windows chief Steven Sinofsky leaves Microsoft: Did he quit, or was he fired?

It Takes Planning, Caution to Avoid Being 'It'

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It Takes Planning, Caution to Avoid Being 'It': Russell Adams explores a group of friends who have spent the past 23 years playing tag. Yes, the game of tag. Yes, 23 years. The best anecdote: What they didn't know was Sean Raftis, who was "It," had flown in from Seattle and...
It Takes Planning, Caution to Avoid Being 'It'

Building Houses and Cities Online, With a Social Twist

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I’ve never jumped on the social game bandwagon; never planted virtual crops on FarmVille, purchased a digital tractor or visited a friend’s online city. But with the U.S. audience for casual social games estimated to hit 77.9 million people this year, up from 57.4 million in 2010, and with two...
Building Houses and Cities Online, With a Social Twist

HP Taps Jim Murrin as Treasurer

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On the heels of reporting earnings that soundly beat expectations, despite business conditions that are about as bad as anyone can remember, tech giant Hewlett-Packard today announced a shakeup in its financial office. HP said it had named Jim Murrin as its corporate treasurer effective July 1. He’ll replace John...
HP Taps Jim Murrin as Treasurer

Microsoft Windows head Steven Sinofsky to leave company

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Departure comes two weeks after the launch of Windows 8 amid reports of growing friction between top execs at firmSteven Sinofsky, the head of the Windows division at Microsoft who had been seen by some as a future chief executive of the software giant, is to leave the company.The shock...
Microsoft Windows head Steven Sinofsky to leave company
DC restaurant hands out receipt-printed newspaper when you ask for the check

Ken Lerer's CNN-Killer Hires a CNN Veteran

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Who do you hire if you’re a start-up that wants to reinvent TV news? You start, apparently, with pros from brand-name media outlets. That’s what Huffington Post co-founder Ken Lerer has been doing as he builds up a supposedly stealthy video news service, which has been steadily dripping details about...
Ken Lerer's CNN-Killer Hires a CNN Veteran

New light bulb to last 23 years

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Light bulbs meant to last for more than two decades while consuming very little energy may go on sale later this year....
New light bulb to last 23 years

Adobe releases source code for 1990 version of Photoshop

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All 128,000 lines of code for the first version of the pioneering software released 23 years ago are available for free download from the Computer History Museum. [Read more]...
Adobe releases source code for 1990 version of Photoshop

After 23 years, Garmin reaches 100 million devices sold

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The company says that it sold 25 million devices in 2007, indicating its sales are accelerating over its lifetime. [Read more]...
After 23 years, Garmin reaches 100 million devices sold

Microsoft's Data Platform Group boss Ted Kummert has left the firm after 23 years for Madrona Ventures

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Microsoft’s Corporate Vice President of the Data Platform Group Ted Kummert has left the firm he joined in 1989 for the Madrona Venture Group, where he will work as a venture capitalist. Madrona Ventures, a Seattle-based VC firm is a natural fit for Kummert, given its investments into firms such as Tier 3,...
Microsoft's Data Platform Group boss Ted Kummert has left the firm after 23 years for Madrona Ventures
Garmin sells its 100 millionth device, sees Q1 2012 revenues grow 10 percent year-over-year
There's A Really Goofy Photo Of Steve Jobs The World Hasn't Seen For 23 Years
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