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Federated Media CEO Deanna Brown steps down, company founder John Battelle assumes leadership

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Federated Media’s CEO Deanna Brown announced today that she will be leaving her position within the company. In her place, founder and Executive Chairman John Batelle will succeed in an attempt to keep the company competitive in a evolving industry landscape. Brown has not announced her next plans, but she...
Federated Media CEO Deanna Brown steps down, company founder John Battelle assumes leadership

Large shareholder claims Clearwire has 'stacked the deck' in favor of Sprint deal

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Clearwire Chairman John Stanton is back again today urging shareholders to vote for Sprint’s $3.40 per share offer, a deal which represents a 14 percent premium over the previous $2.97 offer. The vote will be counted at a special meeting of shareholders on May 31, and could end the months-long...
Large shareholder claims Clearwire has 'stacked the deck' in favor of Sprint deal

Memo: Clearwire board urges shareholders to accept Sprint deal

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It’s been a long and winding road for Clearwire, the Bellevue mobile broadband company which has been weighing competing offers from Sprint and Dish Network. But after months of deliberation, the board of directors today is recommending that shareholders go forward with Sprint’s $2.2 billion offer. Some investors have argued...
Memo: Clearwire board urges shareholders to accept Sprint deal

Being in China Is Less Risky Than Not Being There

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China's state-owned enterprises are learning to be more innovative, as are the company's local employees, General Electric Vice Chairman John Rice said....
Being in China Is Less Risky Than Not Being There

Private-Equity Investors to Profit from Liberty's Bet on Charter

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As Liberty Media Chairman John Malone makes a big bet on cable TV company Charter Communications, some private-equity investors are taking the opportunity to sell--with handsome profits....
Private-Equity Investors to Profit from Liberty's Bet on Charter
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Huawei: worried about cyber-espionage backdoors? You can look at our code

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After being branded a security risk by the US House of Representatives' Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and being banned from bidding on Australia's national broadband effort, a Huawei representative in Australia reiterated the company's position that the House committee's report amounted to "protectionism, not security." Huawei Australia Chairman John...
Huawei: worried about cyber-espionage backdoors? You can look at our code

Dish leapfrogs Sprint with aggressive new bid for Clearwire

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Dish Network has boosted its bid for Clearwire to US$4.40 per share, 29 percent above Sprint Nextel's most recent offer, and said it is prepared to buy up the stock of a minority of shareholders.In a letter sent Wednesday to Clearwire Chairman John Stanton, Dish said its board had...
Dish leapfrogs Sprint with aggressive new bid for Clearwire

Ed Vaizey grilled by MPs over impact of 4G on TV viewers

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Culture minister questioned over the cost Freeview homes face from introduction of next generation of mobile phone servicesCulture minister Ed Vaizey was rounded on by MPs from all parties on Tuesday over the possible cost faced by nearly 1 million TV viewers due to the introduction of the next generation...
Ed Vaizey grilled by MPs over impact of 4G on TV viewers

End of an era at ARM, as CEO Warren East retires

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ARM, the British chip architecture firm responsible for powering the vast majority of mobile phones and tablets, will soon have a new CEO: Simon Segars, currently the company’s president. Warren East will retire at the end of June. East, 51, has been CEO at ARM since 2001, although he has...
End of an era at ARM, as CEO Warren East retires

ARM CEO Warren East will retire in July, president Simon Segars to take over

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Warren East has overseen a sharp rise in the fortuns of ARM Holdings plc over the last few years, but tonight the company announced he will step down effective July 1st. Stepping into the lead role is current president Simon Segars, who has been with the company in a...
ARM CEO Warren East will retire in July, president Simon Segars to take over

Yahoo search committee head leaves board as CEO inquiry starts

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Patti Hart, the Yahoo director who headed the search committee that selected Scott Thompson as CEO, was supposed to be one of the board members staying on during a makeover. Instead, Hart, whose own credentials were questioned when activist shareholder Daniel Loeb unveiled Thompson’s claims of a degree he didn’t...
Yahoo search committee head leaves board as CEO inquiry starts

Qinec, A Medical Practice Platform, Secures $2.5M From Amadeus And Achimedia

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By now it’s common knowledge that startups aiming at the medical/healthcare industry are pretty hot prospects. This is a sector waiting to be super-charged by cloud applications and devices. The latest evidence of this was the recent $17 million fundraising in the US by Doximity, a sort of social network...
Qinec, A Medical Practice Platform, Secures $2.5M From Amadeus And Achimedia

Cable & Wireless Worldwide shareholder now backs Vodafone bid

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Orbis drops its opposition to the deal, which will turn Vodafone's UK arm into the second largest domestic telecoms businessMobile phone giant Vodafone looks set for victory in its £1bn bid for Cable & Wireless Worldwide following the capitulation of CWW's largest shareholder.Orbis Investment Management, which holds 19.06% of CWW...
Cable & Wireless Worldwide shareholder now backs Vodafone bid

Tech Moves: Crosscut names ex-Microsoft PR manager as publisher; Slade Gorton joins Clearwire's board; and more

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Greg Shaw. Photo via the Gates Foundation Crosscut, the five-year-old online news publication for the Pacific Northwest, has named former Microsoft corporate communications manager Greg Shaw as CEO and publisher. A former journalist who started his career at the Cherokee Advocate, Shaw has worked with the Bill & Melinda Gates...
Tech Moves: Crosscut names ex-Microsoft PR manager as publisher; Slade Gorton joins Clearwire's board; and more

Survey: Internet users like targeted ads, free content

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Internet users overwhelmingly enjoy free Web content supported by advertising, and they'd rather see advertisements targeted toward their interests than random ads, according to a survey released this week by the Digital Advertising Alliance (DAA). While it may seem the popularity of free online content is a no-brainer, the...
Survey: Internet users like targeted ads, free content

Huawei acts to clear its name

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Chinese telecoms firm classified as cyber-security risk by US and Australia promises to 'dispel myths and misinformation'The Chinese telecoms equipment firm Huawei, classified by several governments as a national security risk, has done a poor job of communicating about itself and in trying to dispel myths, the chairman of its...
Huawei acts to clear its name

Facing serious 'funding gap,' Clearwire urges shareholders to vote for Sprint deal

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Bellevue-based Clearwire is running out of options, and its best opportunity to receive any value for the company is Sprint’s $2.2 billion offer. That’s the word from the Clearwire board, which for the second time this month has sent a letter to shareholders urging them to approve the deal with...
Facing serious 'funding gap,' Clearwire urges shareholders to vote for Sprint deal

Lending Club Lands $17.5 Million from Kleiner Perkins and Morgan Stanley Chairman John Mack

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Lending Club, the peer-to-peer lending platform, has received $15 million in new funding from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. In addition, John Mack, the former CEO of Morgan Stanley who still serves as the investment bank’s chairman emeritus, has invested $2.5 million of his own money into the San Francisco-based...
Lending Club Lands $17.5 Million from Kleiner Perkins and Morgan Stanley Chairman John Mack

Huawei gives Australia peeks at its network hardware and code to regain trust

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Huawei has had an image problem lately among countries skittish about trusting a Chinese telecom giant with the backbone of networks that its home government might like to snoop. The company's Australian chairman John Lord thinks that's just paranoia, and he's planning radical transparency in the country to recover...
Huawei gives Australia peeks at its network hardware and code to regain trust
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