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Carlyle Group Buys Getty Images For $3.3 Billion

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Ownership of the stock photo giant Getty Images has changed hands. The Carlyle Group has bought a controlling stake in Getty Images for the price of $3.3 billion, and it's also reported existing execs will invest a lot of their equity into the deal. Getty Images was previously owned by...
Carlyle Group Buys Getty Images For $3.3 Billion

HTC struggles continue as it bleeds executives

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HTC's woes seem to have cut into its staff morale with a several senior executives said to be leaving the company, reports The Verge. HTC's Chief Product Officer Kouji Kodera left the Taiwanese smartphone maker last week, joining an exodus that has taken place over the past three months. Other...
HTC struggles continue as it bleeds executives
Chinese companies continue to buy up cheap U.S. clean tech assets

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

When 'Just Ship It' Goes Horribly Wrong

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(U of Arkansas System Division of Agriculture photo by Kerry Rodtnick, via Flickr) From your friends in the agriculture industry comes a helpful reminder of the pitfalls of the credo “Just Ship It.” Wired reports that former execs from the Peanut Corporation of America have been charged with fraud and conspiracy for...
When 'Just Ship It' Goes Horribly Wrong

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

A Google graveyard; Bill Gates' next big bet; and other top posts of the week

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We’ve had a busy few days here at GeekWire — launching our new events calendar; opening nominations for the May 9th GeekWire Awards; and announcing plans for the first-ever live performance of the GeekWire radio show. (Yes, it’s going to be a fun one, so get your tickets now). But we’ve also...
A Google graveyard; Bill Gates' next big bet; and other top posts of the week
Fans turn to mobile devices for Olympic searches, says Google
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Cash in the clouds: Google says CFOs believe in cloud computing

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)

Indian court tells Google and Facebook execs to stop by, have a chat

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India and the various powers that be on the Internet have had a bit of a contentious relationship for the past year or so. The primary issue has been censorship, in that the Indian government wants more of it and the giants of the tech world want no part....
Indian court tells Google and Facebook execs to stop by, have a chat
Ex-WhitePages execs start Meritshare, a new way to reward top-performing co-workers

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

Google Updates On Shopping, Hints At AdWords' Future On Q3 Call

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Now that Google’s new pay-for-play Shopping is in full swing (the changeover took place October 17), the company used its earnings call to share thoughts on its success thus far, and its future vision for the product. Additionally, Google execs came out with some tidbits about the status and... Please...
Google Updates On Shopping, Hints At AdWords' Future On Q3 Call
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Exclusive: Yahoo Connections SVP Shashi Seth Is Out

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According to multiple sources close to the situation, Yahoo Connections SVP Shashi Seth is leaving the company. CEO Marissa Mayer sent an e-mail earlier today saying the last day for one of the top execs of the company would be tomorrow. As I reported last night, rumors of the former...
Exclusive: Yahoo Connections SVP Shashi Seth Is Out

Will The Autonomy Debacle Be The Straw That Breaks HP's Back?

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The question of whether Hewlett-Packard can avoid a break up will be answered over the next six months or so. That's about how long the company has to convince investors its PC, printer and technology-services businesses can generate the cash needed to build and sell products into growth markets, especially...
Will The Autonomy Debacle Be The Straw That Breaks HP's Back?

Levinsohn Unlikely to Stay at Yahoo, as Mayer Begins Her Talent Search

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According to sources both inside and outside of Yahoo, outgoing interim CEO Ross Levinsohn — who lost the race for the company’s top job to Google exec Marissa Mayer — is unlikely to remain at the company. The board, who unanimously bypassed the media-focused exec to select a candidate...
Levinsohn Unlikely to Stay at Yahoo, as Mayer Begins Her Talent Search

Nokia plans 10k job cuts, 3 top execs depart in shakeup

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Nokia CEO Stephen Elop Nokia this morning announced a major shakeup, acknowledging that “competitive industry dynamics” in the smartphone market are hurting its business more than previously expected. The company scaled back its financial forecasts, announced the departure of three top executives, and said it plans to reduce its workforce by up...
Nokia plans 10k job cuts, 3 top execs depart in shakeup

Execs Abandon Airtime as Sean Parker Resorts to Meaningless Buzzwords

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(Photo: flickr.com/christmas-on-mars) Tech’s golden party boy, who was once portrayed by a mugging Justin Timberlake in a dialogue-heavy Aaron Sorkin flick, has hit a wall with his new startup, Airtime. Sean Parker, (in)famous for cofounding Napster, serving as the first president of Facebook and as a Spotify board member, opened...
Execs Abandon Airtime as Sean Parker Resorts to Meaningless Buzzwords

BlackBerry Expands Board, Adds Two Former Telecom Execs

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BlackBerry added two seats to its board Thursday, naming a pair of longtime telecom execs as directors. Joining the company’s board: Richard Lynch, formerly an executive vice president at Verizon Communications, and Bert Nordberg, who once served as CEO of Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications. Their addition raises the number of...
BlackBerry Expands Board, Adds Two Former Telecom Execs

Best Buy loses two execs; further reduces earnings estimates

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Electronics retailer Best Buy has issued a warning that earnings and same-store sales would be less than expected for its third quarter. Compounding the losses, U.S. business president Mike Vitelli will depart the company at the end of the fiscal year with a lump-sum payment of $1.45 million, and the...
Best Buy loses two execs; further reduces earnings estimates

Amazon brings Cloud Player to iPhone, iPod touch

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With extended support to two of Apple’s most popular devices, Amazon execs boast that they have the “most widely compatible cloud playback solution available.”...
Amazon brings Cloud Player to iPhone, iPod touch

HP Says It Hasn't Tried to Sell Autonomy to SAP

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Executives at Hewlett-Packard are scratching their heads at a report in The Times of London saying that HP had tried to unload Autonomy — the British software firm that it acquired in 2011 only to write down its value by $5 billion — on the German software giant SAP. The...
HP Says It Hasn't Tried to Sell Autonomy to SAP
MicroVentures doles out $16M in investments while it 'patiently waits' for the SEC

Hearsay Social hires former Microsoft and Google execs in bid to dominate social for enterprise

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Social media management software provider Hearsay Social has hired two former executives at two of the tech industry’s top companies. Announced today, Michael Lock, the founding executive of Google Enterprise, and Mark Gilbert, a product veteran at Microsoft, have signed on to help “bring social sales and marketing to the...
Hearsay Social hires former Microsoft and Google execs in bid to dominate social for enterprise

Paul Revere Would Have Liked Facebook But Loved LinkedIn

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Were Paul Revere alive today, he likely would have liked Facebook and had many friends there. But he would have loved LinkedIn. The reason why explains his famous role in the Revolutionary War. It also explains why most marketers still can't make social media really work for them. On April...
Paul Revere Would Have Liked Facebook But Loved LinkedIn

We asked the experts: How do you do YouTube?

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Everyone uses YouTube – but how, exactly, are people engaging with the site? I’ve been wanting to ask a random assortment of users — from creators to mothers to execs to kids — how they consume YouTube since I read the following quote in a New York Times piece about...
We asked the experts: How do you do YouTube?
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