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Fabricio Coloccini and Tim Krul sign new long-term Newcastle deals

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• Duo give club a boost on eve of derby against Sunderland• Coloccini agrees four-year contract, Krul signs five-year dealAny club wanting to prise Tim Krul or Fabricio Coloccini away from Newcastle United will have to pay a high price after Alan Pardew's Holland goalkeeper and Argentina centre-half accepted new...
Fabricio Coloccini and Tim Krul sign new long-term Newcastle deals

The Breakup Of HP Just Got A Lot More Plausible

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Hewlett-Packard's longtime chairman Ray Lane has attracted blame for many of the company's recent woes. Critics said he was a rubber stamp for HP's disastrous acquisition of Autonomy in 2011, leading some shareholders to call for his ouster. His reelection to the HP board in March came down to a...
The Breakup Of HP Just Got A Lot More Plausible

Braintree Shifts Its Attention To Mobile, International Markets By Poaching From Google Wallet

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Google’s early stumbles with Wallet are the startup ecosystem’s gains. Chicago’s up-and-coming Braintree just poached Aunkur Arya, who headed partnerships for Google Wallet, to be its general manager for mobile. The company, backed by Accel Partners, also picked up Klas Bäck to oversee international and payment strategy. Braintree is processing...
Braintree Shifts Its Attention To Mobile, International Markets By Poaching From Google Wallet
Mexico City Boards The StartupBus — But It Still Needs Sponsors

Is Google or PayPal Leading the Charge in Mobile Payments?

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PayPal made a big splash yesterday, saying that it now has commitments from 16 major retailers to roll-out PayPal at the register. Additionally, it said it is partnering with four software providers to gain access to 50,000 small-to-medium-sized merchants. Meanwhile, tomorrow will be exactly a year since Google launched its mobile wallet. So,...
Is Google or PayPal Leading the Charge in Mobile Payments?

Brain Drain At Skype? Tech Leader Jonathan Rosenberg Latest To Leave, Now At Cisco As CTO, Cloud Collaboration

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Some change at Skype, the messaging giant that is now a part of Microsoft: Jonathan Rosenberg, the chief technology strategist, and then later GM of product strategy and research at Microsoft who was behind the creation of Skype’s Facebook video calling feature and other developments, has left the company to become...
Brain Drain At Skype? Tech Leader Jonathan Rosenberg Latest To Leave, Now At Cisco As CTO, Cloud Collaboration

Michael Goddard, a 25-year AMD Veteran, Jumps to Samsung

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Add another name to the list of veterans decamping from troubled chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices to other jobs amid an ongoing reorganization and recent job cuts. The latest is Michael Goddard, a 25-year AMD veteran whose last title at that company was corporate VP for product design engineering and chief...
Michael Goddard, a 25-year AMD Veteran, Jumps to Samsung

Twitter's Comings and Goings: Beefing Up Big Apple Engineering While Shuffling Cali Design Talent

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In the last installment of “As Twitter Turns,” I reported on a number of key hires and departures in the company’s recent past. Three months later, and Twitter continues to shuffle around its internal team members — from coast to coast. Here’s something you probably didn’t know: In addition to...
Twitter's Comings and Goings: Beefing Up Big Apple Engineering While Shuffling Cali Design Talent
Big changes at Eucalyptus: Mickos confirms departures of Wolski, Ziouani

Yahoo's Chief Information Security Officer Departs -- With More Top Execs Under CEO Scrutiny

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Yahoo’s Chief Information Security Officer Justin Somaini (pictured here) has left the company, according to sources. It’s not clear why the top security risk exec has departed the Silicon Valley Internet giant. But, said sources, it could be partially related to the recent hacking issues around the newly refreshed...
Yahoo's Chief Information Security Officer Departs -- With More Top Execs Under CEO Scrutiny

Privacy issues? Google engineers leaving Facebook in droves

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Well I bet they didn’t quite expect that. In the wake of Facebook’s F8 conference this week, where it apparently bid to become the new Sheriff of the Internet, Facebook’s plans to effectively put ’social’ into the very structure of the Web has a few people a little concerned. The...
Privacy issues? Google engineers leaving Facebook in droves

You're hedging. When you say nightmare, how do you define that? If not by sales (40M > Win 7), is it by app counts, by profits, or something else? Essentially, a year from now, what is your criteria that validates said nightmare?

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Okay, fine: We'll continue to hear talk of disappointing internal numbers. The continued dominance of other tablets. Businesses bitching about the software. General consumer apathy. The continued decline of the PC market. More talk of the "Blue" project to try to course-correct. Earnings misses. Stock continues to stagnate or drops....
You're hedging. When you say nightmare, how do you define that? If not by sales (40M > Win 7), is it by app counts, by profits, or something else? Essentially, a year from now, what is your criteria that validates said nightmare?

Blackberry firm loses top manager

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Blackberry-maker Research In Motion says chief legal officer Karima Bawa has resigned, the latest in a series of departures from the firm....
Blackberry firm loses top manager
Apple finally gives OpenStreetMaps credit for iPhoto map data (two months late)

Groupon CEO's funny farewell is a model of candor

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Andrew Mason, former Groupon CEO Say what you will about Andrew Mason’s reign as CEO of Groupon, he sure know how to say goodbye. Mason was let go as the top executive of the daily deals company today, and he made his farewell memo public. In a world where many top...
Groupon CEO's funny farewell is a model of candor
Report: Obsidian hit with layoffs, next-gen project canceled, South Park affected

CEO Thompson Tells Yahoos "Real Change Is Coming" (It's Exclusive Internal Memo Time!)

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It began: “Yahoos: A lot has happened since I last talked to you.” You can say that again! Yesterday, Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson sent out an email to the troops in what appears to be an attempt to soothe the company that has been under a lot of stress,...
CEO Thompson Tells Yahoos "Real Change Is Coming" (It's Exclusive Internal Memo Time!)

Barry Diller and Steve Chen Back the ZuckerPAC

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FWD.us, the political action group founded by Mark Zuckerberg, announced Friday that IAC chief Barry Diller and YouTube co-founder Steve Chen are now supporters of the group. FWD.us aims to help spur change in immigration reform with its D.C. lobbying efforts — which recently came under scrutiny and resulted in...
Barry Diller and Steve Chen Back the ZuckerPAC

Exclusive: Schultz and Efrusy to Leave Groupon Board; "Accounting Types" Joining

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According to sources close to the situation, Starbucks Chairman and CEO Howard Schultz (pictured here) and Accel Partners’ Kevin Efrusy will be stepping down from the board of Groupon. Schultz’s departure will be effective today, but Efrusy — who was critical to the initial funding around the Chicago-based daily...
Exclusive: Schultz and Efrusy to Leave Groupon Board; "Accounting Types" Joining

Top Facebook Exec Brett Taylor Leaving To Do His Own Thing, More Departures Could Follow

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And so it begins: Facebook CTO and mobile guru Bret Taylor is leaving Facebook this summer, Kara Swisher is reporting, off to do a startup with Google App Engine founder Kevin Gibbs. Taylor confirmed the news in (of course) a Facebook update. This is one of the first in a...
Top Facebook Exec Brett Taylor Leaving To Do His Own Thing, More Departures Could Follow

Google's Taken a Break From Buyouts So Far This Year

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Google’s appetite for acquisitions seems to have dulled in recent months. After buying 79 companies in 2011, Google hasn’t made a single purchase yet in 2012. In fact, its last acquisition was the restaurant-recommendation app maker Clever Sense, which was announced Dec. 13. A Google spokeswoman confirmed the company hasn’t...
Google's Taken a Break From Buyouts So Far This Year
'BioShock Infinite' developer Irrational Games loses two top staffers
Apple Employees Are Sending Out Resumes To Work At Startups Like Never Before (AAPL)

AOL may never be able to patch up Patch

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The internet company has placed high hopes -- and lots of cash -- in its hyperlocal news venture. But, with just a few sites actually turning a profit, the numbers may never add up. FORTUNE -- It was supposed to be a savior. AOL's hyperlocal news venture Patch was created...
AOL may never be able to patch up Patch

PayPal Gets Its Own Share Of The Yahoo Diaspora, Hires Java Icon Douglas Crockford

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The reorganizing and downsizing at Yahoo — and possibly the executive scandal at the very top of the pyramid — are leading to a wave of talent departures at the company: the latest in that story is that Douglas Crockford, a trailblazing Java guru most recently at Yahoo, is joining...
PayPal Gets Its Own Share Of The Yahoo Diaspora, Hires Java Icon Douglas Crockford

HTC's Chief Operating Officer is latest senior departure

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A couple of weeks after we reported on five senior departures from HTC, Business Week reports that the company’s COO Matthew Costello has also gone. Chief Operating Officer Matthew Costello stepped down after less than three years at Taiwan’s biggest smartphone maker amid slumping sales that have pushed down shares...
HTC's Chief Operating Officer is latest senior departure
Google Wallet and Payments VP Osama Bedier leaving the company
Arrianna Huffington no longer in charge of all AOL content

Are GREE's U.S. Efforts Starting to Pay Off With $29M In First-Half Studio Revenue?

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The Japanese mobile gaming companies came. They saw. And they still have yet to conquer Western consumer markets, but at least they’re showing some financial progress. Japan’s GREE today said that its U.S. studios have now seen about $29 million in revenue in the first-half. No word on profits though,...
Are GREE's U.S. Efforts Starting to Pay Off With $29M In First-Half Studio Revenue?
Survivor's Gilt: amid losses and departures, the online sale industry struggles to stay alive
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