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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
Facebook adds another partner to FB Exchange: social ad network RadiumOne
PayPal cans 470 workers to delight customers and get stronger (yeah, really)

Tesla's Elon Musk slams New York Times review

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Tesla chief executive Elon Musk is taking the New York Times to task for what he says is an unreasonable review of the Tesla Model S. The prominent entrepreneur, also known for founding SpaceX and PayPal, said that a Times reviewer did not follow instructions during his review of the...
Tesla's Elon Musk slams New York Times review

Pay-As-You-Read E-Bookselling Won't Make It Off The Shelves

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Entrepreneurs have often used technology to bring us services we didn't even know we needed. Who would have thought a billion people would be willing to share their lives on Facebook and hundreds of millions more would change the news industry by microblogging on Twitter? But oftentimes entrepreneurs get it...
Pay-As-You-Read E-Bookselling Won't Make It Off The Shelves

GameStop edges toward irrelevance as holiday sales fall

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As we speculated more than four years ago, GameStop may be on its way out as more gamers are buying online rather than from brick-and-mortar shops. On Tuesday, the country’s largest video game retailer cut its fiscal fourth quarter 2012 sales estimates to between 4 and 7 percent down rather than a...
GameStop edges toward irrelevance as holiday sales fall

Barnes & Noble Aims To Whittle Its Stores For Years

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Barnes & Noble Inc. expects to close as many as a third of its retail stores over the next decade, the bookseller’s top store executive said, offering the most detailed picture yet of the company’s plans for the outlets. “In 10 years we’ll have 450 to 500 stores,” said Mitchell...
Barnes & Noble Aims To Whittle Its Stores For Years
Taxi app Hailo is raising $30M to take on Uber in NYC

Andrew Mason: All Play and No Work

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Getting fired hasn't cost Andrew Mason his great sense of humor. In a blog post he published late Thursday, the former Groupon chief executive describes where he's headed (to San Francisco to work on a new company), how he'll stay occupied (at startup incubator Y Combinator where he'll mentor entrepreneurs)...
Andrew Mason: All Play and No Work

Apple value falls below $400bn, as Warren Buffett says 'ignore critics'

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Tech company's stock price hit all-time high in September with $705.07 per share, but stocks now at 52-week lowApple's value fell below $400bn for the first time in a year on Monday, as the prominent investor Warren Buffett said the company should ignore its critics and stick to running its...
Apple value falls below $400bn, as Warren Buffett says 'ignore critics'
Contrary to popular belief, Call of Duty multiplayer engagement is still healthy (exclusive)
News Corp axes iPad news app The Daily (and bolsters the New York Post)

Media Talk podcast: a ding dong over Radio 1's chart show

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Ding dong! No, it's not Avon calling - although that would be nice - it's the £145.50* question at the BBC. Should it play Ding Dong the Witch is Dead from the Wizard of Oz soundtrack after it was propelled into the top 10 by an anti-Margaret Thatcher Facebook campaign?We...
Media Talk podcast: a ding dong over Radio 1's chart show

Dell close to $22bn leveraged buyout amid decline in PC market

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PC-maker's founder and chief executive Michael Dell wants to take company private in order to focus on providing IT servicesThe computer-maker Dell could be taken private in a $22bn (£14bn) deal this week as the mounting crisis in the PC market forces one of the world's largest technology companies to...
Dell close to $22bn leveraged buyout amid decline in PC market

TSMC Anticipates Big Orders. Is Apple One of Them?

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The chief executive of TSMC, one of the biggest semiconductor makers in the world, hinted at big orders to come, fueling the Apple rumor mill that the iPhone maker may soon shift its chip production to the Taiwanese company....
TSMC Anticipates Big Orders. Is Apple One of Them?

What's Going to Sell Windows RT Tablets? Features, Not Price, Say Hardware Partners

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Microsoft's first Surface tablet with Windows RT has been released at a price that's substantially higher than competing Android tablets, so Microsoft's hardware partners have decided to ... sell it for more? Both Asus' VivoTab RT and Dell's XPS 10 will be priced equal to or higher than the Surface with...
What's Going to Sell Windows RT Tablets? Features, Not Price, Say Hardware Partners

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
David Ko puts up the 'guard rails' at Zynga to keep costs under control (interview)

Pearson to take on Amazon by buying stake in e-reader venture Nook

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Financial Times owner looks to tap into student market by taking 5% share in digital book venture in a deal worth $89.5mFinancial Times-owner Pearson is to take on Amazon with a move into the e-reader market by purchasing a 5% stake in Nook, Barnes & Noble's digital books venture, in...
Pearson to take on Amazon by buying stake in e-reader venture Nook

Yahoo announces Tumblr acquisition deal - live blog

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Yahoo chief executive Marissa Mayer to talk publicly about deal to buy blogging platform for $1.1bn. Follow it live hereAmanda Holpuch    ...
Yahoo announces Tumblr acquisition deal - live blog

As ARM Chief Steps Down. Successor Points to Growth

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ARM's chief executive stepped down with no drama on Tuesday. But what Warren East, the old chief, and Simon Segars, his successor, plan for the next decade is more disruptive than what the low-power chip company did by moving into most of the world's smartphones. Body computing could be part...
As ARM Chief Steps Down. Successor Points to Growth

Daily Report: Apple to Bring Some Manufacturing to U.S.

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For the first time in years, Apple will manufacture computers in the United States, the chief executive of Apple, Timothy D. Cook, said in interviews with NBC and Bloomberg Businessweek. As an icon of American technology success and innovation, Apple has been criticized in recent years for outsourcing jobs abroad....
Daily Report: Apple to Bring Some Manufacturing to U.S.

No strategy shift ahead for ARM, incoming CEO says

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Simon Segars, who will take over from Warren East as chief executive this summer, tells CNET the company will continue to focus on growing in the phone market, as well as expanding in new areas such as servers, networking, and other smart devices. [Read more]...
No strategy shift ahead for ARM, incoming CEO says

Google in 2012: Android soars, battles with regulators and a tricky new role

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Google has had a strong year in 2012, watching its Android mobile platform continue grow and taking some interesting steps into hardware. Larry Page celebrated a year as chief executive in April and received generally high marks for his performance. The company sparred often -- and continues to battle --...
Google in 2012: Android soars, battles with regulators and a tricky new role

Vodafone CEO Leaves Options Open on Verizon

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Vittorio Colao, chief executive of Vodafone Group, left the door open to the possibility of a near-term deal that would change the ownership of one of the most closely watched partnerships in the telecom industry: Mobile-phone giant Verizon Wireless. Asked in an interview whether the ownership of U.S.-based Verizon Wireless...
Vodafone CEO Leaves Options Open on Verizon

Nvidia Open to Acquisitions

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Graphics chip maker Nvidia Corp., which is developing its own portable gaming device, is looking at acquisition targets, Chief Executive Jen-Hsun Huang said....
Nvidia Open to Acquisitions

Apple's Tim Cook drops hints about wearables, more collaboration

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Is Apple making a wristwatch? What new products are in the pipeline? Apple chief executive Tim Cook, in answering those and other questions, executed a characteristically careful dance. But he dropped small hints about what the company may have on tap for the future, while declining to confirm anything concrete....
Apple's Tim Cook drops hints about wearables, more collaboration

Hulu's Fork in the Road

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As Amazon.com Inc. and Netflix Inc. battle it out for dominance in online video, owners of the much smaller Hulu LLC, Hollywood’s own online video service, are under pressure to decide which direction to go. Jason Kilar, chief executive of Hulu, has asked the site’s owners — Walt Disney Co.,...
Hulu's Fork in the Road
Opera Ice may finally help Opera make a dent on iOS, Android

ICOA debunks report of Google acquisition deal #thecircuit

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ICOA, Google: ICOA has publicly denied that it has been in acquisition talks with Google, refuting an errant and apparently false press release sent over PRWeb Monday morning. Google is not acquiring the company, and ICOA chief executive George Strouthopoulos told TechCrunch that his firm is not in any...
ICOA debunks report of Google acquisition deal #thecircuit
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