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Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson to step down, according to AllThingsD

Peter Thiel on CEO Salaries and Motivational Indicators

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Peter Thiel weighed in on what a few signals are that show how motivated a CEO is to be successful, and as is expected, one of they key takeaways is how high the salary of the CEO is. This is true for many companies, ranging from Steve Jobs at Apple...
Peter Thiel on CEO Salaries and Motivational Indicators

MBA Mondays: Guest Post From Scott Kurnit

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  When I announced the MBA Mondays series on People and mentioned I would end with a number of guest posts, I got an email from my friend Scott Kurnit, founder of About.com and Keep Holdings. Scott said, "Culture that is something I have thought a ton about. I'd love...
MBA Mondays: Guest Post From Scott Kurnit

Evernote raises another $85M as it seeks to get short-termers out well before an IPO

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If Phil Libin ever writes a book on building Evernote it’ll be called “Good Problems to Have.” That’s one of the most annoying phrases you can hear as an entrepreneur. Just because they are good problems, doesn’t make them any less serious of problems, he argues. One of Evernote’s good...
Evernote raises another $85M as it seeks to get short-termers out well before an IPO

Here's Why Marissa Mayer Was A 'Perfect Choice' To Run Yahoo (YHOO)

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Marissa Mayer was "one of a few perfect choices" to run Yahoo, according to David Shen, one of Yahoo's earliest employees. Shen made the comment in an interview with YouTube's Hunter Walk on LinkedIn Today. Walk, a high-profile Internet executive himself, is interviewing a number of early employees of Internet...
Here's Why Marissa Mayer Was A 'Perfect Choice' To Run Yahoo (YHOO)
Marissa Mayer Thinks Yahoo's Hold Music Is 'Garbage' (YHOO)

25 CEOs, VCs and tech celebrities create a viral video to help victims of Hurricane Sandy

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You might remember the guys from Undrip and their musical attempt at raising an Angel round back in 2011. Well the team is back again, and this time they’ve brought some friends and a greater cause. Lucky Ones is a video callout to all of us within the technology circuit...
25 CEOs, VCs and tech celebrities create a viral video to help victims of Hurricane Sandy

Apple, Google and Intel CEOs ordered into questioning over no-poaching deals

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If you're the sort to go CEO-watching, you may want to swing by Judge Lucy Koh's courtroom in the near future. Judge Koh has ordered four hours each of depositions from Apple's Tim Cook, Intel's Paul Otellini and former Google chief Eric Schmidt to glean more information about the...
Apple, Google and Intel CEOs ordered into questioning over no-poaching deals

Google's Venture Arm Wants Its Hand in More Mobile Deals

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Venture capitalist Rich Miner knows a thing or two about the mobile market. Though he focuses on making investments for Google Ventures these days, Miner’s prior role was working with Andy Rubin to create a little start-up called Android. In his early days, Miner consciously tried to focus on areas...
Google's Venture Arm Wants Its Hand in More Mobile Deals

Samsung Electronics Names Co-CEOs

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Samsung named the head of its consumer-electronics and mobile divisions as co-chief executives, in a move that likely won't significantly alter the company's current management structure or rebalance power....
Samsung Electronics Names Co-CEOs
Platform-as-a-service CEOs bet their futures on mainstream PaaS adoption

When an HP cloud is not an HP cloud (and whether it matters)

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Much of Hewlett-Packard’s new cloud relies on non-HP technology. The foundation is OpenStack; the content delivery network (CDN) is from Akamai; and the latest piece, unveiled this week, is a Platform as a Service from ActiveState. That outsourcing of key technologies from a company once known for its “invent” motto, is jarring...
When an HP cloud is not an HP cloud (and whether it matters)

Venture Financing Forecast for 2013: Partly Cloudy With Lower Chance of Success

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Concerns that Series A rounds will be hard to come by in 2013 are widespread in the venture business, according to a survey being released today. Forty-five percent of venture capitalists think this will be the most difficult financing to obtain, according to a survey of venture capitalists and startup...
Venture Financing Forecast for 2013: Partly Cloudy With Lower Chance of Success

Report: Apple, Google CEOs talk possible patent truce

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Could Apple and Google be ready to put their mobile patent unpleasantness behind them? A Reuters report on Thursday says that the two companies are in discussions about the various mobile patent issues that keep the two competitors at odds with each other. Those talks have extended as high up...
Report: Apple, Google CEOs talk possible patent truce

Jive CEO: Social is playing a big part in business, but it should not ignore the power of being mobile

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With the introduction of newer and innovative technologies over the past few years, businesses have been trying to keep up and find creative and useful ways to adapt them to work within their organizations. Today, many companies are highly involved in social business and making it work for their customers....
Jive CEO: Social is playing a big part in business, but it should not ignore the power of being mobile

FWD.us' First Big Call To Action Automatically Phones Your Senator

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Mark Zuckerberg and Joe Green’s controversial political advocacy group FWD.us started getting the public involved today with its new Speak Up campaign that calls you and connects you to your senator to show you support for immigration reform. Until now, the only way people could participate in FWD.us was signing up to...
FWD.us' First Big Call To Action Automatically Phones Your Senator

Is There a Tech Exec Hiding Under That Hoodie?

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Gotcha! (Photo: In the Capital) Sure, startup founders can get a company off the ground. But do they clean up well enough to steer them toward the public markets? And if not, where’s Silicon Alley going to get the requisite talent for an eventual string of IPOs? That’s what this this...
Is There a Tech Exec Hiding Under That Hoodie?

Obama calls Tim Cook, other CEOs for 'fiscal cliff' advice

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US President Barack Obama recently called several CEOs for advice on dealing with the upcoming "fiscal cliff" faced by the federal government, according to a White House official in contact with CNN. Four executives have been named, including Apple's Tim Cook, JPMorgan Chase's Jamie Dimon, Boeing's Jim McNerney, and Costco's...
Obama calls Tim Cook, other CEOs for 'fiscal cliff' advice

Steve Jobs Is On The Cover Of WIRED This Month (AAPL)

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WIRED's cover story this month, called Am I Steve Jobs, is about the lessons today's entrepreneurs and CEOs can learn from Steve Jobs' management tactics.  The story mostly borrows anecdotes from Walter Isaacson's biography of Jobs and colors them with interviews from today's business and tech leaders. Some interviewed adhere to...
Steve Jobs Is On The Cover Of WIRED This Month (AAPL)

Now Amazon Veterans Are Running Groupon (GRPN, AMZN)

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Now that Groupon has fired its CEO, Andrew Mason, the e-commerce company is largely in the hands of its current management team. And more than half of its management team previously worked at the largest e-commerce company in the world, Amazon.com. (They of course report up to Groupon investors and...
Now Amazon Veterans Are Running Groupon (GRPN, AMZN)

Apple, Samsung CEOs agree to meet in California for settlement talks

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Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook and Samsung CEO Gee-Sung Choi have agreed to meet in San Francisco, Calif., within the next three months to participate in moderated settlement talks....
Apple, Samsung CEOs agree to meet in California for settlement talks

Apple, Samsung CEOs to hold last-minute lawsuit settlement talks

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Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook will once again sit down with Samsung's CEO in an effort to reach a settlement in their ongoing patent infringement case before the jury begins deliberations....
Apple, Samsung CEOs to hold last-minute lawsuit settlement talks
Larry Page and Tim Cook reportedly exchanging calls on patents

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

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Good morning! Here's the overnight news: Google made a ton of product announcements at its big developer's conference yesterday. You can catch up on all of them here. These are the 19 best venture capitalists investing in enterprise tech. Google is joining with NASA to buy a computer "which performs...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

7 Open Source Questions With Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst

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I recently had a chance to sit down over a Thai food lunch with Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst. Whitehurst, who took over Red Hat after leaving Delta Airlines in 2007, had a lot to say about the current situation of open source computing, and ReadWrite will be following up...
7 Open Source Questions With Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst

Facebook's Zuckerberg replaces Cook as top-rated CEO

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Despite suffering only a tiny drop in approval -- perhaps due to votes from recently-released executives -- Tim Cook's rank on job and boss review site Glassdoor fell from the top spot last year to number 18 on the latest list. His replacement is actually three CEOs, including Facebook leader...
Facebook's Zuckerberg replaces Cook as top-rated CEO
90 Seconds on The Verge: Mailbox, Samsung CEOs, and 'Blade Runner'
Entrepreneurs and investors meet in New York to organize for profit and for revolution

The Hardest Thing CEOs Have To Do

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Yesterday at Lerer Ventures' CEO Summit, The Facebook Effect author David Kirkpatrick asked two founders, "What's the hardest thing you've ever had to do for your company?" Both CEOs agreed: it was firing people. Akshay Kothari, CEO and co-founder of news reader Pulse, said firing someone for the fist time...
The Hardest Thing CEOs Have To Do
Apple and Samsung CEOs agree to settlement talks over patent lawsuits
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