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Google exec's inconsistent testimony weakens DOJ case against Apple in e-book price fixing suit

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The U.S. Department of Justice on Thursday called a Google director to testify against Apple in its antitrust case over e-book price fixing, but the move proved unhelpful at best as the executive buckled under questioning.    ...
Google exec's inconsistent testimony weakens DOJ case against Apple in e-book price fixing suit

Not to Be Outdone by Airtime, YouTube App Updated For Google+ Hangouts

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YouTube announced on Thursday an update to its app for Google+ that will allow users to make playlists of YouTube videos inside of Hangouts, the group video chat feature that Google+ prides itself upon. The new feature is similar to one found in Airtime, former Facebook exec Sean Parker’s video...
Not to Be Outdone by Airtime, YouTube App Updated For Google+ Hangouts

888.com Can Now Legally Offer Online Gambling in (Part) Of the U.S.

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You know what happens to Joe Pesci at the end, right? (Photo: Wikipedia) The day where you can blow your paycheck playing poker over the Internet creeps ever closer! Fast Company reports that the Nevada Gaming Commission has issued U.K.-based online gambling company 888.com a license to act as an ”interactive gaming...
888.com Can Now Legally Offer Online Gambling in (Part) Of the U.S.

Yahoo exec: We'd be crazy not to make a Google Glass app

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Yahoo is showing today a renewed focus on design for mobile devices. And when the Yahoo team talks about mobile devices, they’re not just referring to the tablets and smartphones you’re using today. They’re also talking about the smartwatches, visors, and God knows what else you’ll be using next...
Yahoo exec: We'd be crazy not to make a Google Glass app

Exec now allows you to "hire" someone to do charitable volunteer work on your behalf

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We’ve told you about San Francisco based company Exec before and how its CEO, Justin Kan, is dedicated to providing an easy tool to get jobs, tasks and errands done in a snap. I sat down with Kan this week and we discussed Exec’s latest promotion, the ability to hire...
Exec now allows you to "hire" someone to do charitable volunteer work on your behalf

Google Exec Strategizes Way Into $4.1 M Pad On Central Park West

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We bet that Laura Nissenbaum Slabin googled 239 Central Park West as soon as she saw the listing for the Upper West Side co-op. The head of global brand strategy and commercialization for the benevolent internet behemoth must have liked what she found, because she and her husband Andrew Slabin,...
Google Exec Strategizes Way Into $4.1 M Pad On Central Park West

EA Maxis cops to 'dumb' SimCity launch, offers early adopters a free game

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The botched launch of the new SimCity game has upset many this week, however there is a little good news. EA Maxis exec Lucy Bradshaw posted that the company is working on its server issues, with capacity reportedly up 120 percent in the last 48 hours and "disrupted experiences"...
EA Maxis cops to 'dumb' SimCity launch, offers early adopters a free game

Sony online exec to step down

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Sony said Thursday that the executive in charge of its online products, and linking them up to its broad hardware holdings, will leave the company at the end of the year....
Sony online exec to step down

After being ousted from Yahoo, Scott Thompson ‘resigns’ from Splunk board

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As you probably know, former PayPal exec Scott Thompson was recently forced out of Yahoo, mere months after joining the beleaguered Internet company as chief executive officer. Thompson had misstated his credentials in regulatory filings and other places by claiming he had a computer science degree on his résumé. Now,...
After being ousted from Yahoo, Scott Thompson ‘resigns’ from Splunk board

As Soon As Ballmer's Huge Re-Org Goes Through, These Three Executives Will Be The New Powers At Microsoft (MSFT)

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Microsoft is planning a major management reshuffling that will put three executives into higher profile positions, AllThingsD's Kara Swisher reported Monday.   The three execs are Satya Nadella, president of Microsoft's Server and Tools division; Tony Bates, who runs Skype and Lync; and Don Mattrick, head of the Interactive Entertainment division and...
As Soon As Ballmer's Huge Re-Org Goes Through, These Three Executives Will Be The New Powers At Microsoft (MSFT)

MoPub Wrangles Fresh Capital and Agency Hire to "Get Mobile Ads Right"

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There is a real problem with display ads. They make up a huge chunk of the digital ad industry but are hated by just about everyone and they work almost none of the time. Instead of building a better, non-banner ad, the industry has been waiting for ad dollars to...
MoPub Wrangles Fresh Capital and Agency Hire to "Get Mobile Ads Right"

T-Mobile exec warns of additional layoffs

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T-Mobile CEO Philip Humm has reportedly distributed a memo to employees warning of "difficult decisions" as the company prepares to announce further restructuring plans. The note does not detail the extent of such cuts, though the executive suggests it is forced to find a new strategy that "aligns our costs...
T-Mobile exec warns of additional layoffs
WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange & Google Exec Chairman Eric Schmidt met for five hour chat ... but it isn't as interesting as you'd hope

Former iAd exec Lars Albright on why his new company beats Apple’s ad platform

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Last year there were reports that former director of publisher partnerships at Apple’s iAd business and co-founder of Quattro Wireless (which Apple acquired in 2009 for $275m) was leaving to start a new reward-based ad company called SessionM. Lars Albright is one of many iAd execs that have recently left...
Former iAd exec Lars Albright on why his new company beats Apple’s ad platform

Looking for a Job? Work for an App!

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Apps have created a range of jobs that don't require a computer science degree and pay employees enough money to make a living. WSJ's Monika Vosough met Gabriel Hill who works for the on-demand errand service app Exec....
Looking for a Job? Work for an App!

Cybersecurity Executive Order Actually Respects Some Privacy; So Do We Actually Need CISPA Any More?

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Exactly as predicted yesterday, President Obama talked about cybersecurity in last night's State of the Union address, including his plan to sign an executive order on cybersecurity. What's a bit surprising is that the executive order... is actually pretty reasonable. Unlike some earlier drafts, it appears that the White House...
Cybersecurity Executive Order Actually Respects Some Privacy; So Do We Actually Need CISPA Any More?

APP WATCH: Exec, Your Online Personal Assistant

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Not everything in the development world is about building a new feature for an app that will help you take better photos. Here's a look at an app that's bringing real-world services into the app ecosystem....
APP WATCH: Exec, Your Online Personal Assistant

EA Hires Former Yahoo Exec Blake Jorgensen to Fill CFO Vacancy

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For the past five months, Electronic Arts has been operating without a permanent top finance executive, after Eric Brown suddenly resigned. Today, the game company has hired Blake Jorgensen as its full-time EVP and CFO. Jorgensen joins most recently from Levi Strauss & Co.; prior to that, he was CFO at...
EA Hires Former Yahoo Exec Blake Jorgensen to Fill CFO Vacancy

Live from the Engadget CES Stage: an interview with Nokia's Chris Weber

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It's been a heck of a year for Nokia and Windows Phone, so we've got lots of catching up to do with the smartphone maker's EVP / Microsoft ex-pat Chris Weber. We'll talk to the exec about the company's transformation in 2012 and find out what the next year...
Live from the Engadget CES Stage: an interview with Nokia's Chris Weber

Yahoo hires former Google exec as revenue chief, report says

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The online company has reportedly hired Michael Barrett, who came to Google after the search company acquired Admeld last year. [Read more]...
Yahoo hires former Google exec as revenue chief, report says

New details reveal Steve Jobs involved in e-book lawsuit

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Previously redacted content in lawsuit against Apple shows that Steve Jobs told a publishing exec to join Apple in creating "a real mainstream e-books market at $12.99 and $14.99." [Read more]...
New details reveal Steve Jobs involved in e-book lawsuit

Eventbrite raises a fresh $60M, but it's still in no rush to go public

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Eventbrite may look like a company on the verge of an IPO, but the company’s latest bit of financing shows it’s quite content with staying private. Eventbrite has raised a fresh $60 million in funding, thanks to T. Rowe Price and Tiger Global. While it’s a bit strange that a late-stage company...
Eventbrite raises a fresh $60M, but it's still in no rush to go public

Amazing Animated GIF Of Y Combinator's Paul Graham Making It Rain

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TechCrunch's 6th Annual Crunchie awards are coming up. Exec, a Y Combinator startup that works like Task Rabbit and helps people run errands, was nominated for "Fastest Rising Startup." To say team was excited about their nomination would be an understatement. They created a music video dancing around in dinosaur...
Amazing Animated GIF Of Y Combinator's Paul Graham Making It Rain

Eric Schmidt: Google now at 1.5 million Android activations per day

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There's a Google exec speaking at a tech conference, and that means one thing: more Android statistics. At Dive Into Mobile today, Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt confirmed that the company is now seeing 1.5 million Android activations per day, which is up from 1.3 million per day last fall...
Eric Schmidt: Google now at 1.5 million Android activations per day

Is Microsoft Going To Make Its Own Phone? Probably Not Any Time Soon, Says Exec (MSFT)

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One of the biggest questions facing Microsoft's mobile business now is whether or not it'll decide to go it alone and make its own smartphones.  Speaking at AllThingsD's mobile conference this morning, Windows Phone's corporate vice president Terry Myerson appeared to shoot down any speculation that a Microsoft-made phone was...
Is Microsoft Going To Make Its Own Phone? Probably Not Any Time Soon, Says Exec (MSFT)

Report: Hollywood bigshot Peter Chernin set to join Twitter's board

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Chernin, who was a top exec at News Corp, and who helped found Hulu, would bring a Tinseltown perspective to discussions of Twitter's future direction. [Read more]...
Report: Hollywood bigshot Peter Chernin set to join Twitter's board
ZTE marketing exec teases Windows Phone 8 and 7.8 handsets on Chinese social network

AudienceScience scores cash, names former PopCap exec as CFO

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AudienceScience has raised additional capital and named former PopCap Games executive Bob Chamberlain to the role of chief financial officer. The marketing services company declined to comment on how much cash it raised in the most recent round, but a SEC filing indicates that it has reeled in $9.2 million...
AudienceScience scores cash, names former PopCap exec as CFO

Facebook Exec Says New Product Will 'Unlock Significant Spending Around The Globe' (FB)

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During a session with reporters at Advertising Week in New York yesterday, Facebook ad sales boss Carolyn Everson said she expects the Facebook Ad Exchange, called FBX, will "unlock a significant amount of spending around the globe." It was an unusually bold prediction. Facebook would love to show investors that it...
Facebook Exec Says New Product Will 'Unlock Significant Spending Around The Globe' (FB)

Nokia exec throws down gauntlet against Samsung

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Chris Weber, head of Nokia's sales and marketing, takes the unusual route of calling out a competitor. [Read more]...
Nokia exec throws down gauntlet against Samsung
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