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New Groupon CEO Unlikely Until Next Year

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Groupon isn't likely to name a permanent new chief executive until next year, the daily-deal company's interim chiefs said Wednesday....
New Groupon CEO Unlikely Until Next Year

Foxconn eyes smart watches with wristband technology

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Manufacturing giant Foxconn Technology Group also wants to ride the upcoming wave of wearable tech, and has unveiled a wristband that can monitor a user's health and sync with a smartphone.When worn, the wristband can monitor a user's blood pressure, heart rate, and even diagnose the person's mood, said...
Foxconn eyes smart watches with wristband technology

Study: Android still dominates, but Windows Phone makes gains thanks to youth

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The latest numbers from Kantar show Windows continuing steady sales and, somewhat surprisingly, growing at a faster rate than those of Android. Windows Phone has seen its market share grow from 3.8 percent in February, March and April of 2012 to 5.6 percent during the same three month-period in 2013. That’s...
Study: Android still dominates, but Windows Phone makes gains thanks to youth
Telly Releases Android Tablet App As It Approaches 70K Likes Per Week On Google's Mobile OS
Twitter loses 2 heavy hitters: Platform director Ryan Sarver & TweetDeck founder Iain Dodsworth

KatieCam: What Does Ben Silbermann Pin? (Video)

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Pinterest is incredibly popular, but it doesn’t exactly make money yet. However, at D11 this week, CEO Ben Silbermann talked to Katie Boehret about what he pins most and what inspired him to start the website in the first place. [ See post to watch video ]...
KatieCam: What Does Ben Silbermann Pin? (Video)
Food Delivery Companies Seamless And GrubHub Announce Merger

theonion: Dollar Tree CEO Officially Unveils Long-Rumored Foil...

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theonion: Dollar Tree CEO Officially Unveils Long-Rumored Foil Baking Pan | Full Report Yeah, but was pricing announced? Ship date?...
theonion: Dollar Tree CEO Officially Unveils Long-Rumored Foil...

Twitter and Its Silicon Valley Frenemies (Video)

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Twitter has to work with lots of different Silicon Valley companies. How well it works with those companies depends on how much overlap there is. CEO Dick Costolo explains at the D11 conference. [ See post to watch video ]...
Twitter and Its Silicon Valley Frenemies (Video)

Pinterest API Documentation Briefly Reappears On New Developer Site

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Remember how over a year ago, everyone was all excited about the forthcoming Pinterest API? CEO Ben Silbermann even teased its release in a March 2012 email to Pinterest users detailing a Terms of Service change. And API documentation even once popped up on the site, only later to lead...
Pinterest API Documentation Briefly Reappears On New Developer Site
Facebook's coming video ads run the risk of 'MySpacing' the world's most popular social network

Live blog: Motorola's Woodside and Dugan at D11 conference

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We’re here at the AllThingsD D11 conference where Walt Mossberg is interviewing Motorola CEO Dennis Woodside and SVP Regina Dugan. Catch our live blog below: - Woodside says a handful of new Android phones from company launching within 6 months. - Woodside confirms “hero” phone called “Moto X” will have...
Live blog: Motorola's Woodside and Dugan at D11 conference

Larry Page's reality distortion field

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Implicit the Google CEO's vision is that the future will run better on Google, and he will marshal all his forces to try to make that a reality. [Read more]...
Larry Page's reality distortion field

In Wake Of Oklahoma Tragedy, Philanthropy Goes Social

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Getty Images Social media's reaction to the Oklahoma disaster quickly turned to crowd-funding relief efforts. Fundly CEO Dave Boyce joins digits with a look at what philanthropy looks like now....
In Wake Of Oklahoma Tragedy, Philanthropy Goes Social

Adly Raises $2M More As It Expands Tools For Social Media Celebrity Endorsements

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Adly, a startup that connects advertisers with celebrities willing to post promoted messages on social networks, recently raised $2 million in additional funding. The new funding came from previous backer GRP Partners and new investor Siemer Ventures. Adly has now raised a total of $7.5 million. The company also launched...
Adly Raises $2M More As It Expands Tools For Social Media Celebrity Endorsements

Nvidia CEO demonstrates Tegra 4 stylus input, pressure sensitivity

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The CEO of Nvidia used Computex to demonstrate how Tegra 4 could be used to improve stylus input on a tablet. Jen-Hsun Huang drew on a Tegra 4 reference tablet with a basic capacitive stylus, and appeared to show the tablet being able to detect some level of pressure sensitivity,...
Nvidia CEO demonstrates Tegra 4 stylus input, pressure sensitivity

KatieCam Thinks Outside the Box: Before He Was in Enterprise, Aaron Levie Was a Magician

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With Cisco’s John Chambers, Box co-founder and CEO Aaron Levie was half of a doubleheader onstage at D11. But like Chambers, he got some one-on-one time with AllThingsD’s Katie Boehret after their interview ended. In this video, he tells Katie about his adventures as a child magician. [ See post...
KatieCam Thinks Outside the Box: Before He Was in Enterprise, Aaron Levie Was a Magician

Lenovo Plans Push in Servers and Storage, CEO Says

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Lenovo Group Ltd. is setting its sights on new business areas such as servers and the market for smartphones in the developed world, its chief executive said, even as it sticks by a vision of promise in the troubled personal-computer industry. In an interview on Thursday, Lenovo Chief Executive Yang...
Lenovo Plans Push in Servers and Storage, CEO Says

Penguin Books CEO gives mixed testimony in Apple e-books suit

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On day two of the U.S. Department of Justice's antirust suit against Apple, Penguin Books CEO David Shanks took the stand to offer testimony regarding the Cupertino company's role in an alleged e-book price fixing scheme.    ...
Penguin Books CEO gives mixed testimony in Apple e-books suit
Sheryl Sandberg on Facebook's mobile focus, Google Glass, and being 'bossy'

Ex-Yahoo Product Boss Blake Irving Talks About Being A CEO Who Wears T-Shirts And Shorts

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Before Marissa Mayer took over Yahoo last summer, the company's most recent product boss was a guy named Blake Irving. Irving ran Yahoo product for a couple years. Before that, he was known for helping Microsoft establish itself on the Internet. Today, Irving is the CEO of domain registrar GoDaddy....
Ex-Yahoo Product Boss Blake Irving Talks About Being A CEO Who Wears T-Shirts And Shorts

The unstoppable Samsung will sell its 10 millionth Galaxy S4 next week

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale Samsung’s Galaxy S4 may be tasteless and unrefined, but that’s not stopping lots of people from buying it. After a month on the market, the Galaxy S IV will hit 10 million in sales next week, according to Samsung...
The unstoppable Samsung will sell its 10 millionth Galaxy S4 next week

Lenovo hopes to sell smartphones in the US within a year

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While Lenovo is one of the fastest-rising smartphone makers today, many Americans wouldn't know it when the company has never officially sold handsets in the country. They might soon be well acquainted, according to CEO Yang Yuanqing: he wants Lenovo to be selling smartphones in the US within a...
Lenovo hopes to sell smartphones in the US within a year

In One Of His Most Revealing Quotes, Tim Cook Explains His Strategy For Running Apple (AAPL)

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Tim Cook gave one of his most revealing quotes to date about how he's running Apple in an interview at Duke's Fuqua School of Business. Cook got his MBA at Duke 25 years ago. He was on campus for a reunion and did a one hour interview with Fuqua's Dean....
In One Of His Most Revealing Quotes, Tim Cook Explains His Strategy For Running Apple (AAPL)

The Pitch Season 2, Episode Nine: Edge/Admitted.ly - College Admissions 2.0

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Jessica Brondo, Founder & CEO of Edge/Admitted.ly, is on a mission to make her company the new face of college admissions. Having raised her own SAT score 430 points, Ms. Brondo was bit by the test prep bug and went on to develop her own proprietary curriculum. The Edge is...
The Pitch Season 2, Episode Nine: Edge/Admitted.ly - College Admissions 2.0

Meet Stitch Fix, the Personal Shopping Service That Mixes Data With a Human Touch

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If a service that mails recommended clothing and accessories to women isn’t up your alley, think about it this way: Stitch Fix is squarely at the intersection of both online and offline (so hot right now) and human and algorithm (even hotter). For $20, San Francisco-based Stitch Fix sends its...
Meet Stitch Fix, the Personal Shopping Service That Mixes Data With a Human Touch

GiftCards.com gives digital gifting startup Giftly an exit

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Popular gift card website GiftCards.com has acquired Giftly, a two-year old startup that enables consumers to buy and deliver digital gifts via its website and free app. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed. San Francisco-based Giftly offers a platform that enables people to send gift credits to recipients...
GiftCards.com gives digital gifting startup Giftly an exit

Google CEO on NSA spy program: We're definitely not involved

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Either Google is lying, or news organizations have misinterpreted an apparently leaked National Security Agency document supposedly disclosing a PRISM surveillance program. [Read more]...
Google CEO on NSA spy program: We're definitely not involved
This Survey Says Tumblr Is a Ghost Town For Brands (YHOO)

Motorola confirms Moto X; will be built in Texas

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Motorola CEO Dennis Woodside confirmed Wednesday at D11 that Motorola will introduce the Moto X smartphone later this year, calling it a “hero” device that the Google-owned company hopes will make Motorola relevant once again. The device will also be built in the U.S. just outside of Fort Worth, Tex.,...
Motorola confirms Moto X; will be built in Texas
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