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The Steady, Efficient Decline Of Yahoo

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Efficiency is a business school idea that suggest a company is running smoothly. It’s absolutely terrific when you’re talking about a coal mining operation or a Supercuts. But when it comes to a company like Yahoo it’s not a positive. The Internet is still in its wild west days, and...
The Steady, Efficient Decline Of Yahoo
Verizon buys Hughes Telematics to target the connected car

Garrett Camp Steps Down As StumbleUpon CEO, Will Serve As Chairman

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StumbleUpon co-founder Garrett Camp just announced that he’s stepping down as CEO and becoming chairman of the company’s board. The change is effective immediately, Camp says. He’ll be leading a search for the company’s new CEO, someone who has more experience with international growth and running a large organization, while...
Garrett Camp Steps Down As StumbleUpon CEO, Will Serve As Chairman

Priceline.com acquiring travel company KAYAK for $1.8B in a deal that includes $500M in cash

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The price saving website Priceline.com is acquiring travel company KAYAK for $500M in cash and $1.3 billion in equity and assumed stock options. The sale puts the value of KAYAK at $1.8B, which prices its stock at $40 per share. Priceline.com Incorporated (NASDAQ: PCLN) announced today that it has signed a definitive agreement...
Priceline.com acquiring travel company KAYAK for $1.8B in a deal that includes $500M in cash

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

Nokia to pay $2.2B for Siemens' stake in Nokia Siemens Networks

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Nokia is to acquire Siemens' 50 percent stake in joint venture Nokia Siemens Networks, which will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Finnish company after the transaction is completed.The handset maker is paying €1.7 billion (US$2.2 billion) to acquire the stake in the mobile networks equipment company. The Siemens...
Nokia to pay $2.2B for Siemens' stake in Nokia Siemens Networks
IPO candidate Plex Systems poaches Eloqua CMO Heidi Melin to grow its cloud ERP platform

Samsung Electronics Names New Co-CEOs

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Samsung Electronics Co. on Thursday named the head of its consumer electronics and mobile divisions as co-chief executives, a move that analysts say won’t significantly alter the company’s current management structure or rebalance power. In a statement, Samsung, the world’s biggest maker of memory-chips and smartphones, said Yoon Boo-keun, the...
Samsung Electronics Names New Co-CEOs
No. 1 U.S. job site Indeed.com acquired by Japan's Recruit Co.
Groupon's next leader (savior?) will be an outsider, report says

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)

A fairly fat merger: As Seen On TV buys eDiets for $13 million in stock

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Direct response marketing firm As Seen On TV this morning announced that it has acquired eDiets.com, a provider of personalized nutrition, fitness and weight-loss programs in an all-stock deal. In total, As Soon On TV paid $13 million for the company, and the agreement is expected to result in pro-forma...
A fairly fat merger: As Seen On TV buys eDiets for $13 million in stock

AOL's Patents Are Only Worth $290 Million, Says Firm

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The ~800 patents that AOL's trying to sell are worth about $290 million, reports the New York post, citing patent advisory firm M-Cam. That's not nothing, but it's also a far cry from the $1 billion that some AOL shareholders were hoping for. To put the number in perspective,...
AOL's Patents Are Only Worth $290 Million, Says Firm

Seven Questions for Stephen Schuckenbrock, Dell's Head of Services

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When you think of Dell, you probably don’t think much about IT services, and frankly when you think of IT services, you probably don’t think first of Dell. Steve Schuckenbrock’s job is to change all of that. Last year Dell named him President of the company’s Global Services Solutions Group...
Seven Questions for Stephen Schuckenbrock, Dell's Head of Services

Insight Ventures Leads $2 Billion Deal Taking Quest Software Private

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Insight Venture Partners is having a big week. First it led a $165 million funding round for Drilling Info, a cloud-based database company serving the oil and gas industry. Today it led a $2 billion deal to take Quest Software, a publicly held company that specializes in IT management software...
Insight Ventures Leads $2 Billion Deal Taking Quest Software Private

Big Data Leader Cloudera Raises $65M To Fuel Further Hadoop Adoption

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Cloudera has raised $65 million to further fuel Hadoop adoption and expand its European operations. The new round led by Accel Partners, brings the total raised to $140 million. Existing investors Greylock Partners, Ignition Partners, In-Q-Tel and Meritech Capital Partners all participated in the round. Cloudera has established itself as...
Big Data Leader Cloudera Raises $65M To Fuel Further Hadoop Adoption

The Morning After The Launch Before

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So, Apple launched some stuff yesterday. Nice stuff. Smaller stuff - a concentration, not a reduction, people - thinner stuff, sharper stuff in short, all the stuff that gets people excited - especially in time for the holidays. Anyway, the Internet is full of people like me who like stuff,...
The Morning After The Launch Before

Cloud Computing Tools: Improving Security Through Visibility and Automation

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Current management tools ease (but certainly don't end) cloud security jitters....
Cloud Computing Tools: Improving Security Through Visibility and Automation

Ning CEO Gina Bianchini to Step Down–Becomes an EIR at Andreessen Horowitz

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Gina Bianchini, the high-profile CEO of social networking platform Ning, is stepping down and will become an executive-in-residence at the Andreessen Horowitz venture firm. Bianchini started Ning with well-known Silicon Valley icon Marc Andreessen. She will be replaced by COO Jason Rosenthal. Here is a blog post that will be...
Ning CEO Gina Bianchini to Step Down–Becomes an EIR at Andreessen Horowitz

Digg's Tech Team Heads For the Washington Post, and Digg Looks for a Lifeline

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Digg isn’t done. Yet. But it’s looking pretty close. The Washington Post is in the process of buying/hiring the news aggregators’ technology team, but isn’t purchasing the business itself, according to multiple people familiar with the negotiations. The Post plans to put the new hires to work alongside the people...
Digg's Tech Team Heads For the Washington Post, and Digg Looks for a Lifeline
Kayak, That Travel Site You Love, Purchased for $1.8B by Captain Kirk's Priceline

The Secret To AOL's Surprisingly Good Earnings (AOL)

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AOL reported surprisingly good earnings today. Thanks to modest declines in revenues and some growth in display advertising, it is closer to being a revenue and profit growth company than it has been since it spun out from Time Warner in 2009. One big reason for the slower revenue declines...
The Secret To AOL's Surprisingly Good Earnings (AOL)

The Carlyle Group, Current Management To Acquire Stock Photography Giant Getty Images For $3.3 Billion

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Global alternative asset manager The Carlyle Group, along with Getty Images‘ current management and founders are joining forces to acquire the stock photography giant from Hellman & Friedman for a hefty $3.3 billion. As a result, according to the release, Carlyle will acquire a controlling stake in Getty Images, while...
The Carlyle Group, Current Management To Acquire Stock Photography Giant Getty Images For $3.3 Billion

A Silver Lining Around The End Of Digg: David Sze Is Back On The Market For Deals

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Right about now a blog post is going up announcing the news that the Digg team is joining the Washington Post’s social advertising agency SocialCode. We understand the actual property of Digg is also in the process of being sold, and that the deal just isn’t done yet. That’s why...
A Silver Lining Around The End Of Digg: David Sze Is Back On The Market For Deals

A Web Video Divorce: "Lonelygirl" Creators Eqal Break Up With Spark Capital [MediaMemo]

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Eqal, the Web video startup best known for “lonleygirl15″ series, has handed back the money it raised less than two years ago from its primary investor, Spark Capital. That sounds alarming, but you can think of it as an amicable divorce: Spark gets back all of its bubble-era investment, and...
A Web Video Divorce: "Lonelygirl" Creators Eqal Break Up With Spark Capital [MediaMemo]
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