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Yahoo's Board Chairman Fred Amoroso resigns, Maynard Webb Jr. steps in as temporary replacement

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Yahoo’s Chairman of its Board of Directors Fred Amoroso has resigned his position and says he will not seek reelection to the 2013 elections. In his place, the company has named former LiveOps CEO Maynard Webb, Jr. as his temporary replacement. Amoroso had been serving as Chairman since 2012 at...
Yahoo's Board Chairman Fred Amoroso resigns, Maynard Webb Jr. steps in as temporary replacement

LightSquared CEO resigns, continues as board chairman

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LightSquared, the hopeful wireless network operator fighting to use spectrum that's said to be interfering with GPS signals, has now lost its CEO, Sanjiv Ahuja, who resigned. The news follows the company's decision to cut 45 percent of its workforce last week. Ahuja will continue to be the chairman of...
LightSquared CEO resigns, continues as board chairman

Stringer to Leave Sony

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Howard Stringer, Sony's former chief executive and current board chairman, plans to retire from the company in June, marking the end of a tumultuous tenure for the British-born executive....
Stringer to Leave Sony

Yahoo Chairman Fred Amoroso to Step Down in Late June

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Yahoo announced today that board Chairman Fred Amoroso had decided not to seek reelection and will leave the board on June 25. Former LiveOps CEO Maynard Webb will serve as interim chairman. Here’s the Yahoo news release: Fred Amoroso Not to Seek Reelection to Yahoo! Board of Directors April 25,...
Yahoo Chairman Fred Amoroso to Step Down in Late June

Investor and InfoSpace leader John E. Cunningham IV joins RealNetworks' board

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This morning, RealNetworks announced the addition of a new board member, namely John E. Cunningham IV, a General Partner at investment firm Clear Fir Partners and a board member of InfoSpace (now Blucora) since 1998. RealNetworks, which is mostly known for its RealPlayer application and Helix streaming media platform, has...
Investor and InfoSpace leader John E. Cunningham IV joins RealNetworks' board

Now Dell's Board Is Voting On A $24 Billion Buyout Backed By Microsoft (DELL, MSFT)

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A $24 billion deal to take computer maker Dell private faces one last hurdle: The company's board is voting on the offer tonight, Bloomberg reports. According to multiple reports, Silver Lake, a buyout firm will invest $1 billion or more; Microsoft will invest $2 billion; and founder Michael Dell will...
Now Dell's Board Is Voting On A $24 Billion Buyout Backed By Microsoft (DELL, MSFT)

Former Intel CFO Bryant to Become Chairman Next Month

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Intel's former chief financial officer and current director Andy Bryant will take over as the company's board chairman next month after the retirement of current......
Former Intel CFO Bryant to Become Chairman Next Month
WITN: Paul Carr's NSFWCORP gets another $300K from Vegas Tech Fund

What Happens To Nokia If Windows Phone Dies? (NOK, MSFT)

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Nokia chose Microsoft’s Windows Phone operating system over its Symbian platform for its newest smartphones. However, the company’s board chairman Risto Siilasmaa recently said that the company has a backup plan, just in case Windows Phone doesn’t work out. What is it? Forbes briefly suggested the backup plan could be Android, and we agree,...
What Happens To Nokia If Windows Phone Dies? (NOK, MSFT)

Deutsche Telekom CEO Obermann to step down, CFO to take over

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The head of Deutsche Telekom, Rene Obermann, is to step down in a year’s time. He apparently requested that the board set a termination date for his contract of 31 December 2013, and his successor has been chosen. That successor will be current CFO Timotheus Höttges, who has been with...
Deutsche Telekom CEO Obermann to step down, CFO to take over

Keen on proving its SDN with IaaS providers, Midokura raises $17.3M

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In 2010, the founders of Midokura set out to become the top provider of public Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) clouds in Japan, but they realized networking challenges stood in the way. So they decided to focus on networking, and in the meantime the software-defined networking (SDN) space got hot....
Keen on proving its SDN with IaaS providers, Midokura raises $17.3M
Nokia: We totally have a backup plan if Windows Phone 8 fails, seriously!

CAROL BARTZ: What I Wish I Could Tell My 30-Year-Old Self

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Carol Bartz is widely-known in Silicon Valley for two things: being a high-profile executive at some of the best-known technology companies, including Sun Microsystems, Autodesk and Yahoo, and being a pull-no-punches speaker who says whatever is on her mind--usually in the hardscrabble vernacular and earthy humor of her grandmother, a...
CAROL BARTZ: What I Wish I Could Tell My 30-Year-Old Self

HP chairman steps down in the wake of corporate difficulties

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Hewlett-Packard Chairman Ray Lane stepped down on Thursday as the head of the historic PC maker’s board of directors following a mismanaged acquisition of software company Autonomy. As we reported in November, HP announced that an internal investigation had found "accounting improprieties, misrepresentations and disclosure failures" in the financial records of...
HP chairman steps down in the wake of corporate difficulties

H-P Directors Re-Elected

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H-P's board chairman and two outside directors narrowly survived a re-election challenge, a rebuke reflecting shareholder dissatisfaction with a controversial acquisition....
H-P Directors Re-Elected

Former Intel CFO Bryant to become chairman next month

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Intel's former chief financial officer and current director Andy Bryant will take over as the company's board chairman next month after the retirement of current chairman Jane Shaw, according to a document filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday....
Former Intel CFO Bryant to become chairman next month
Nokia has a Windows Phone contingency plan, doesn't specify what it is

Oracle: Hewlett-Packard is "Strategically Screwed" without Itanium

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Some interesting revelations are coming out of the court battle between Hewlett-Packard and Oracle. At issue is Oracle's decision to stop supporting Intel's Itanium platform based on claims the processors are nearing end-of-life (EOL) status, the timing of which is suspect. Oracle made the decision to ditch Itanium after hiring...
Oracle: Hewlett-Packard is "Strategically Screwed" without Itanium

Yahoo board chairman, three others step down in big shuffle

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Yahoo on Tuesday orchestrated one of its biggest board shifts in recent memory. Long-serving chairman Roy Bostock said he wouldn't stand for reelection at the next shareholder meeting, effectively resigning this year. Three others, Vyomesh Joshi, Arthur Kern, and Gary Wilson, were also stepping down.......
Yahoo board chairman, three others step down in big shuffle

Founder Schulze submits propsal to acquire Best Buy

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Schulze, who was recently ousted from his position as board chairman, is offering a price of between $24 and $26 per share. [Read more]...
Founder Schulze submits propsal to acquire Best Buy

This Is The $25.5 Billion Offer Letter DISH Just Sent To Sprint's Chairman (S)

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Until about an hour ago, it looked like Softbank would acquire 70% of Sprint for ~$20 billion. But then, whammo: DISH Networks dropped a press release announcing its own $25.5 billion offer. That's about a 13% premium over the Softbank offer. In the press release, DISH includes the letter it...
This Is The $25.5 Billion Offer Letter DISH Just Sent To Sprint's Chairman (S)
Best Buy founder building executive team ahead of buyout

Sony confirms 'tough-minded' Hirai as new CEO, president

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Ex-PlayStation exec grabs reins as Stringer rises to board chairman Sony has announced that a new president and CEO will take over from Howard Stringer on 1 April, while Stringer becomes chairman of the board.…...
Sony confirms 'tough-minded' Hirai as new CEO, president

Yahoo chief executive resigns, company adds new board members

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Yahoo chief executive Scott Thompson resigned Sunday, amid ongoing questions about his academic credentials. His decision follows more than a week of controversy that leaves Yahoo with a new interim chief executive, three new board members from Yahoo’s largest outside investor, a new board chairman and a serious public image...
Yahoo chief executive resigns, company adds new board members
Stealthy Online Shopping Startup Commerce Sciences Launches A Meebo Bar For E-Commerce

Everwise Launches To Be The eHarmony For Finding The Right Career Mentor

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We all know by now that the right mentor can be a huge boon to your career. But actually finding the right Larry Summers to your Sheryl Sandberg can be awkward at best, and impossible at worst. A new startup launching today called Everwise is looking to help. The San...
Everwise Launches To Be The eHarmony For Finding The Right Career Mentor

DealBook: E*Trade Names New Interim CEO

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As the beleaguered online brokerage firm continues to overhaul its business, it named Frank J. Petrilli, the board chairman, the interim leader, following the abrupt departure of Steven J. Freiberg....
DealBook: E*Trade Names New Interim CEO
ARPANET programmer and internet luminary Steve Crocker on how the internet was created

Olympus board resigns after naming new CEO and board chair

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At its meeting on Monday, the entire board of directors at Olympus has resigned. As its last act, the the board named Hiroyuki Sasa, 56, as its next president. Former Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corp. executive Yasuyuki Kimoto, 63, was also selected to be the new board chairman. The appointments will...
Olympus board resigns after naming new CEO and board chair
Garmin CEO retires amid transitional phase for navigation giant
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