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Clearwire lays out its case for a Sprint buyout

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Sprint Nextel's network partner Clearwire hasn't been able to find any other big wholesale customers nor sell any of its spectrum, so selling out to Sprint is the only real option for its shareholders, the company said Monday.A letter sent to shareholders on Monday lays out several alternatives to...
Clearwire lays out its case for a Sprint buyout

LightSquared CEO Resigns as Company Runs Into Interference

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Wireless start-up LightSquared today announced that Sanjiv Ahuja is stepping down as CEO, with Chief Network Officer Doug Smith and CFO Marc Montagner named as interim co-chief operating officers while the company searches for a new CEO. Ahuja will continue to serve as chairman of the board. LightSquared CEO Sanjiv...
LightSquared CEO Resigns as Company Runs Into Interference

LightSquared CEO Sanjiv Ahuja steps down, company remains committed to wireless network

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The shakeup continues at LightSquared. Just days after the would-be LTE wholesaler confirmed that it would be cutting its staff by 45 percent, it's now announced that CEO Sanjiv Ahuja has resigned from his position, although he will continue to serve as chairman of the board. Chief network officer...
LightSquared CEO Sanjiv Ahuja steps down, company remains committed to wireless network

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

Thanks For The Memories

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Shared by louisgray Daniel is stepping down from CEO of Teens In Tech. Before I start of, I wanted to let everyone know that this has probably been one of the hardest posts I’ve written on my blog. Over the last two years, I’ve done a lot in technology —...
Thanks For The Memories

Peter Thiel’s Interesting New Investment

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Mr. Friedman (ideacityonline.com) We’re not sure how closely you follow the fascinating world of college dropout fans Peter Thiel & Pals, but the writers at Betabeat have had more than one animated conversation about Thiel-funded libertarian utopias and life longevity experiments. One of the PayPal cofounder’s buddies is Patri Friedman, the...
Peter Thiel’s Interesting New Investment

News: Sony names Hirai as CEO and president in waiting

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Sony has named Kaz Hirai as the successor to Howard Stringer's roles as both president and CEO, effective April 1, 2012. Stringer, who has lead the company in the joint role for seven years, will take up the position of chairman of the board, whilst current chairman Yotaro Kobayashi...
News: Sony names Hirai as CEO and president in waiting
Intel CEO Paul Otellini announces retirement in May as company's mobile strategy remains uncertain

Kunimasa Suzuki named new President, CEO of Sony Mobile

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Kunimasa Suzuki has been named as the President and CEO of Sony Mobile Communications. Suzuki succeeds the outgoing President and CEO of the now superseded Sony Ericsson, Bert Nordberg, who has been appointed as the first Chairman of the Board of the new entity. Surprisingly, Suzukiís appointment comes on top...
Kunimasa Suzuki named new President, CEO of Sony Mobile

This Startup CEO Turned Down 40 Job Offers

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If anyone has earned the right to be choosy about a new job, it's Dave DeWalt. Late last year, DeWalt signed on to be CEO of hot security startup FireEye, which just raised $50 million in a deal that valued the company at $1.25 billion. DeWalt is best known as...
This Startup CEO Turned Down 40 Job Offers
Self-Improvement Marketplace Betterfly Raises $1.5M, Gets A New CEO
Proxy Fight Looms As Yahoo Appoints Three New Board Members

Interim Chairman Whitworth "Believes in HP's Turnaround"

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Hewlett-Packard’s new interim chairman, Ralph Whitworth, just issued a statement saying he believes in the company’s turnaround strategy. Whitworth, the head of Relational Investors LLC, has more skin in the game from a financial perspective than any other HP director. He owns about 17 million HP shares, worth about $800...
Interim Chairman Whitworth "Believes in HP's Turnaround"

The Circuit: LightSquared CEO resigns, E.U. regulators urge delay in Google privacy change

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LightSquared CEO resigns: LightSquared announced Tuesday that its chief executive, Sanjiv Ahuja, has stepped down. He will continue to serve as chairman of the board. Doug Smith, the company’s chief network officer, and Marc Montagner, chief financial officer, will be named as interim co-chief operating officers while LightSquared searches...
The Circuit: LightSquared CEO resigns, E.U. regulators urge delay in Google privacy change

Micron names executive Mark Durcan as CEO

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Micron has acted swiftly after the tragic accident that claimed the life of CEO Steve Appleton, today naming chief operating officer Mark Durcan as his successor. Durcan, who originally joined the company in 1984, had intended to retire this August, but was named to the role by the company's...
Micron names executive Mark Durcan as CEO

Alibaba founder Jack Ma to step down as CEO in May, will remain on as Chairman

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Alibaba founder Jack Ma has announced to employees that he will step down as CEO later this spring, while retaining his seat as Chairman of the board. Since establishing the company in 1999, Ma, a former English teacher, built up the company to become an ecommerce powerhouse. The company has...
Alibaba founder Jack Ma to step down as CEO in May, will remain on as Chairman

IBM CEO Ginny Rometty Is On The Hot Seat (IBM)

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Here's a juicy bit of employee gossip about IBM CEO Ginny Rometty: If the company doesn't hit the much promised $20 earnings-per-share target in 2012, Rometty could be shown the door. That's a long shot, of course. IBM is killing itself to make sure it meets that number. "Everyone knows...
IBM CEO Ginny Rometty Is On The Hot Seat (IBM)

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)

Without Strong Shareholder Support, Ray Lane Steps Down As HP's Chairman Of The Board

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With waning shareholder support, Ray Lane has stepped down as HP’s chairman of the board. Board member Ralph Whitworth will take Lane’s seat as chairman. Whitworth is chairman of Relational Investors. Also resigning are two other HP directors, John Hammergren and G. Kennedy Thompson. Lane, a managing partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield...
Without Strong Shareholder Support, Ray Lane Steps Down As HP's Chairman Of The Board

Yahoo Hires Former Amazon Exec Kathy Savitt as Marketing Head

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Kathy Savitt, the founder and CEO Of Seattle-based Lockerz, is joining Yahoo as chief marketing officer. Flickr user Gaku Prior to founding Lockerz, Savitt worked as EVP and Chief Marketing Officer at American Eagle Outfitters. And prior to that, she was VP of strategic communications, content and initiatives at Amazon. Savitt, who...
Yahoo Hires Former Amazon Exec Kathy Savitt as Marketing Head

No Name, No Email, No Problem: nFluence Media Raises $3M For Anonymous Deal-Targeting Tech

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Seattle and London-based nFluence Media emerged from two years of stealth mode to announce it has raised $3 million for a deal-targeting technology whose first application will be a daily deal aggregating iPhone app, due out later this month. However, the company is not necessarily just another player in the...
No Name, No Email, No Problem: nFluence Media Raises $3M For Anonymous Deal-Targeting Tech

Barnes & Noble's biggest shareholder wants to buy B&N retail assets, could lead to Nook spin-out

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Print and digital book behemoth Barnes & Noble has confirmed that Leonard Riggio, the company’s Chairman of the Board and largest stockholder, “plans to propose” a purchase of all B&N’s retail business assets, as outlined in an amendment to his Schedule 13D filed today with the SEC. It’s worth noting...
Barnes & Noble's biggest shareholder wants to buy B&N retail assets, could lead to Nook spin-out

Change at the top at China's Sina as CEO Charles Chao becomes chairman of the board

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There’s a significant change of leadership happening at Chinese Internet giant Sina, famed for its ‘Weibo‘ microblogging service, after the company announced that CEO Charles Chao has replaced Yan Wang as chairman of the board. Chao will combine the two roles and the change is effective immediately. Outgoing Wang, who...
Change at the top at China's Sina as CEO Charles Chao becomes chairman of the board

Sina Weibo exploring monetization with upcoming Fan Headline ads

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Chinese microblogging service Sina Weibo is doing well at attracting users and building engagement, but it has yet to figure how to properly monetize its efforts. The company has announced its latest attempt: an advertising scheme that will display headline ads to users for brands they follow. TechWeb noted (via...
Sina Weibo exploring monetization with upcoming Fan Headline ads

Sony Promotes Hirai to President

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Sony Corp. said Wednesday it tapped Kazuo Hirai, a veteran of its PlayStation videogame business, to be the company’s next president and chief executive officer, in a move expected to accelerate a network strategy to align its consumer electronics with content and services. The 51-year-old Mr. Hirai, who oversees Sony’s...
Sony Promotes Hirai to President
New CEO Ross Levinsohn in message to Yahoos: “focus on the momentum”

OUYA raises $15m through Kleiner Perkins, Mayfield Fund and others, but launch date slips to June 25

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OUYA, the Kickstarter-funded video game console that runs on Android, has raised $15 million through a venture capital funding round led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and the Mayfield Fund. The Wall Street Journal reports that “several other investors” were involved in this initial round, although specific companies and...
OUYA raises $15m through Kleiner Perkins, Mayfield Fund and others, but launch date slips to June 25

Dish boosts offer for Clearwire to $4.40 per share as bidding war with Sprint escalates

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The bidding war continues. Dish Network has boosted its offer for Bellevue-based Clearwire, just two days before shareholders were set to vote on a competing proposal by Sprint. The latest offer of $4.40 per share represents a 29 percent premium over Sprint’s last-and-final offer of $3.40. The new bid comes as...
Dish boosts offer for Clearwire to $4.40 per share as bidding war with Sprint escalates
Booted from Nokia, former CEO Olli-Pekka Kallasvuo now aims to perfect TV software

Maynard Webb On 'Rebooting' Your Career By Relying On Yourself, Not Your Employer [TCTV]

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Maynard Webb knows a thing or two about navigating through a career path. From the start of his professional life as an entry-level employee at IBM, he has risen to be one of the tech industry’s most respected veterans. After working his way up through increasingly senior ranks at...
Maynard Webb On 'Rebooting' Your Career By Relying On Yourself, Not Your Employer [TCTV]
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