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For Microsoft, Windows Phone Is Already Plan B

Piracy, Google and Facebook Crowdfunding: Ari Emanuel Lets Loose At D10 (Video)

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Separated by only hundreds of miles, Northern and Southern California still remain worlds apart. Viewers want a la carte content, and Silicon Valley has created easier ways to give it to them. But Hollywood still wants its money. Enter Ari Emanuel, one of the biggest names in the entertainment industry...
Piracy, Google and Facebook Crowdfunding: Ari Emanuel Lets Loose At D10 (Video)

REVIEW: Microsoft's New Tablet, The Surface Pro (MSFT)

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Microsoft isn't finished improving the Surface tablet. This week, the company will release an advanced version of its first tablet called the Surface Pro that's essentially a full-fledged Windows 8 computer crammed into a tablet form factor.  There's an important distinction to be made here: The Surface Pro isn't an iPad...
REVIEW: Microsoft's New Tablet, The Surface Pro (MSFT)

Google Prepares To "Reset And Retool" The Dying Elephant It Just Bought (Motorola) (GOOG)

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You may have missed it, but Google is no longer just Google. Now it's Google with a dying elephant strapped to its back. The dying elephant is Motorola Mobility, the ancient, massive cellphone and cable-box maker that Google finally bought about a month ago. In the days after Google announced...
Google Prepares To "Reset And Retool" The Dying Elephant It Just Bought (Motorola) (GOOG)

Path CEO Dave Morin Joins Eventbrite Board

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Path co-founder and CEO Dave Morin is joining the board of the event ticketing startup Eventbrite, the company is announcing today. The news of the appointment follows what has been, so far, quite a busy year for the startup, which has now sold 60 million tickets, and is expanding globally...
Path CEO Dave Morin Joins Eventbrite Board

PeoplePerHour Secures $3.2M From Index Ventures, New Hires, New iOS App

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Yesterday we saw the funding announcement of HandyBook, and it appears this whole area of booking labour fast is really starting to take off. PeoplePerHour, a sort of ‘European E-Lance’ emerged in 2008, scored a seed round then secured VC round from Index ventures. Now it’s announcing a further £2M...
PeoplePerHour Secures $3.2M From Index Ventures, New Hires, New iOS App
Verizon to end unlimited data plans for users who move to LTE phones, will push shared data plans instead

Karmaloop Hires Robert Price as CFO of Urban Apparel Site

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Boston-based Karmaloop, an e-commerce site that claims to be fighting the evil forces of McFashion with original clothing, has hired a numbers guy. Robert Price will be joining as CFO, having come most recently from Yapstone, a payment processor serving the vacation rental market. Prior to Yapstone, Price was CFO...
Karmaloop Hires Robert Price as CFO of Urban Apparel Site
Android surges as iOS slows -- comparing the growth of Android to iOS

Here's Why Square Couldn't Swipe A $4 Billion Valuation

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Square is about to raise $200 million in a round led by Rizvi Traverse Management, the New York Times is reporting. The deal would give the San Francisco-based online-payments startup a valuation of $3.25 billion--double what it was worth a year ago, but short of the $4 billion to $5...
Here's Why Square Couldn't Swipe A $4 Billion Valuation

Square's COO Keith Rabois Quits

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Square has lost a key executive, for unexplained reasons. Square has released a statement saying that its Chief Executive Officer Keith Rabois is leaving the company, lavishing praise on Rabois but refraining from saying why he left. Rabois, AllThingsD points out, has simply said that "it is better at...
Square's COO Keith Rabois Quits

A First iPhone 5 Sales Estimate: 10 Million in a Week

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“We’re reading the same rumors and speculation that you are about a new iPhone, and we think this has caused some pause in customers purchasing.” – Apple CFO Peter Oppenheimer, July 24, 2012 Whatever iPhone sales Apple forfeited to “rumor and speculation”-delayed purchases in its disappointing second quarter, the...
A First iPhone 5 Sales Estimate: 10 Million in a Week
Deutsche Telekom CEO Rene Olbermann expected to resign next year

10 Questions for Cormant CFO Catherine Goodison

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10 Questions for Cormant CFO Catherine Goodison

Microsoft names Corporate VP Amy Hood as new CFO

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Microsoft names Corporate VP Amy Hood as new CFO

January sales data reveals mo' iMacs, mo' Mac sales

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3-4 week shipping times are still making some iMac buyers wait. Discussion of Mac sales may have been a bit of a yawner during Apple's earnings call last month, but sales have reportedly picked up significantly since then. Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster obtained NPD's retail data for January...
January sales data reveals mo' iMacs, mo' Mac sales

Meraki Plans To Conquer Enterprise Wi-Fi, Hire Like Crazy With $40M In New Funding

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An all-hands meeting at wireless network provider Meraki just closed with a bang: it’s raised $40 million and is now looking for a 100,000 square foot office according to my sources. The financing comes mostly from existing investors that likely include Sequoia and Northgate. Much of the $40 million is...
Meraki Plans To Conquer Enterprise Wi-Fi, Hire Like Crazy With $40M In New Funding
YC-Backed Posmetrics Launches iPad-Based Customer Feedback Solution For Brick-and-Mortar Businesses

Digits Live: Analyst: Investors Shouldn't Cheer Yahoo's New CFO

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Trip Chowdhry, Managing Director of Global Equities Research, says Yahoo's new Chief Financial Officer Ken Goldman is nothing to get excited about....
Digits Live: Analyst: Investors Shouldn't Cheer Yahoo's New CFO

Verizon CFO says shared data plans coming mid-year

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We've already from Verizon's CEO Lowell McAdam that the carrier was planning to offer shared data plans. And leaks have indicated that the carrier is already prepping its backend system for the change. Now CFO Fran Shammo has narrowed down the time frame a bit for us, telling a group...
Verizon CFO says shared data plans coming mid-year

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (AOL, AAPL, GOOG, IBM, YHOO, EBAY)

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Good morning! News:  Why did a top executive quit AppNexus, and why are others looking to leave? AOL has re-launched its Webmail product, calling it Alto. Facebook stock went up yesterday, thanks to a positive report about its mobile ad business. Reports say IBM will buy Israeli software firm Red...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (AOL, AAPL, GOOG, IBM, YHOO, EBAY)

Apple CFO says company sees 'no ceiling' to penetration of Chinese market

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Apple's financial chief Peter Oppenheimer, brimming with confidence over the company's near-term product plans, reportedly told a group of analysts on Thursday that China represents a seemingly limitless opportunity for future growth....
Apple CFO says company sees 'no ceiling' to penetration of Chinese market

Sony CFO on poor PlayStation Vita sales: 'We don't think we have any problems'

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Sony's been trying to wave off concerns over the poor sales of the PlayStation Vita, and the drumbeat continued on the company's recent earnings call. CFO Masaru Kato stated the the company sold 500,000 units in the first three weeks after launch — it's being outsold by the nearly...
Sony CFO on poor PlayStation Vita sales: 'We don't think we have any problems'

Apple increases buyback to $60 billion, and quarterly dividend to 15%

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Following its Q1 2013 earnings report on Tuesday, Apple announced that its Board of Directors authorized increasing share repurchasing to $60 billion, up from $10 billion that it announced in 2012. In total, the company expects to utilize a total of $100 billion of cash under this expanded program. Shareholders...
Apple increases buyback to $60 billion, and quarterly dividend to 15%
Verizon Wireless says 4G LTE rollout to be completed by mid-2013
What's up at Lockerz? Heavily-funded startup mum on fashion site Ador

Kurzweil: Computers' Reasoning to Equal Humans by 2029

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Artificial intelligence has progressed to the point where computers' reasoning powers should be indistinguishable from human brains by 2029, tech inventor Ray Kurzweil said in an interview at the Journal's CFO Network's annual conference....
Kurzweil: Computers' Reasoning to Equal Humans by 2029

Microsoft CFO Klein: We're ready for devices of all sizes

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Microsoft is continuing to hint that its core Windows platform will scale across devices of all sizes. Write once, run anywhere really is getting closer, the company's CFO says....
Microsoft CFO Klein: We're ready for devices of all sizes

Apple's Peter Oppenheimer ranks as highest-paid CFO for 2012

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Apple's Peter Oppenheimer was the highest-paid chief financial officer during 2012, according to Bloomberg. The executive received compensation worth $68.6 million, roughly 16 times what Apple CEO Tim Cook received for the year. By comparison, Oppenheimer's closest competition -- Oracle CFO Safra Catz -- was given $51.7 million, while Google...
Apple's Peter Oppenheimer ranks as highest-paid CFO for 2012

Amazon CFO Dodges Questions On Antitrust, Patents, Kindle Plans

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Amazon just wrapped up its earnings call for the first quarter fo the year, and the most common phrase may have been, “I probably can’t help you.” To be fair, earnings calls are always a dance, where analysts try to pry more financial details and future plans out of executives,...
Amazon CFO Dodges Questions On Antitrust, Patents, Kindle Plans
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