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Federated Media CEO Deanna Brown steps down, company founder John Battelle assumes leadership

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Federated Media’s CEO Deanna Brown announced today that she will be leaving her position within the company. In her place, founder and Executive Chairman John Batelle will succeed in an attempt to keep the company competitive in a evolving industry landscape. Brown has not announced her next plans, but she...
Federated Media CEO Deanna Brown steps down, company founder John Battelle assumes leadership
Google to provide Raspberry Pis and Arduinos, train teachers for UK schools

Schmidts Have Their Say on North Korea Trip

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Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt and his daughter have taken to the Internet to write about their recent trip to North Korea....
Schmidts Have Their Say on North Korea Trip

Even At A Party, Square CEO Jack Dorsey Is Working

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We spotted Square CEO Jack Dorsey Thursday night at a San Francisco fundraiser thrown by actress Eliza Dushku and blogger Ben Parr for ThriveGulu, a charity which helps victims of the Ugandan civil war. Dorsey is also the executive chairman of Twitter, and he's described his work schedule as...
Even At A Party, Square CEO Jack Dorsey Is Working

Google's Eric Schmidt: change British law and we'd pay more tax

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Executive chairman defends company's 'fiduciary responsibility' in face of criticism and says 'what we are doing is legal'Eric Schmidt, Google's executive chairman, has continued to defend the company's tax affairs, insisting it would comply with British law if it was changed and claiming to be perplexed by the debate.In a...
Google's Eric Schmidt: change British law and we'd pay more tax

'Difficult To Work With,' Jack Dorsey's Role At Twitter Has Been 'Reduced'

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  Now we know how Jack Dorsey is handling two demanding jobs at two fast-growing companies. He's not, really. The Twitter cofounder made a triumphant return to the company in early 2011, after years away. Already chairman (after having originally been CEO), "executive" was appended to Dorsey's title to make it...
'Difficult To Work With,' Jack Dorsey's Role At Twitter Has Been 'Reduced'

Billionaire Yuri Milner steps down as Mail.ru chairman, replaced by CEO Dmitry Grishin

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Yuri Milner, the Russian entrepreneur and venture capitalist mostly known for being the founder of international investment firm Digital Sky Technologies (DST), has stepped down from the board of directors of Mail.ru, the largest Internet company in Russia. In a press release issued this morning, Mail.ru has announced that current...
Billionaire Yuri Milner steps down as Mail.ru chairman, replaced by CEO Dmitry Grishin

Google's Schmidt gains option to sell 42% of his stock

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Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt may end up selling 42 percent of his shares in the company under a new stock trading plan designed to diversify his investment portfolio....
Google's Schmidt gains option to sell 42% of his stock

Chris Dixon, Jason Goldberg, Jeff Jordan and David Lawee Will Mix It Up At Disrupt New York

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Last week we announced some pretty impressive TechCrunch Disrupt New York veterans who will be back on the stage this year. Today we’re revealing more of our stellar lineup for May’s big event. Joining our all star cast will be co-founder of Founder Collective and CEO of recently acquired Hunch,...
Chris Dixon, Jason Goldberg, Jeff Jordan and David Lawee Will Mix It Up At Disrupt New York

Google-backed Rocket Lawyer buys LawPivot adding 'ask-an-attorney' feature to its legal advice service

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Online legal service provider Rocket Lawyer has announced it acquired the legal question and answer service LawPivot. Now, millions of users that use Rocket Lawyer will not only be able to receive “affordable and simple legal service”, but also leverage the question and answer service it picked up. Started in...
Google-backed Rocket Lawyer buys LawPivot adding 'ask-an-attorney' feature to its legal advice service

Google's Explainer-in-Chief Can't Explain Apple

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As Google Inc. battles rivals ranging from Apple Inc. to Internet companies that allege it fixes its search results, Eric Schmidt has become the search giant’s peacemaker and explainer-in-chief. Google’s former CEO and current executive chairman met with lawmakers in Washington last week as the Federal Trade Commission appeared closer...
Google's Explainer-in-Chief Can't Explain Apple
Android surges as iOS slows -- comparing the growth of Android to iOS

CrowdStar Co-Founder and GM Jeffrey Tseng promoted to CEO

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Mobile and social game developer CrowdStar today announced that co-founder and general manager of products Jeffrey Tseng has been promoted to CEO of the company. Former CEO and co-founder Peter Relan returns to his post of executive chairman on CrowdStar’s board of directors. CrowdStar said that the change comes as...
CrowdStar Co-Founder and GM Jeffrey Tseng promoted to CEO

RSA boss Coviello calls for privacy law overhaul

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In order to keep hackers at bay there must be changes in security budgets and privacy regulations, RSA Executive Chairman Art Coviello said Tuesday....
RSA boss Coviello calls for privacy law overhaul
WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange & Google Exec Chairman Eric Schmidt met for five hour chat ... but it isn't as interesting as you'd hope

Google CEO Larry Page's health is 'much better'

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July 13 (Bloomberg) -- Google Inc. Chief Executive Officer Larry Page is in "much better" health after a condition that affected his ability to speak, Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt said at a conference in Sun Valley, Idaho. Read full article >>...
Google CEO Larry Page's health is 'much better'

Bilderberg guest list includes George Osborne and Ed Balls

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Heads of big tax-avoiding firms also set to attend secretive group's four-day summit being held near WatfordGeorge Osborne and his Labour shadow, Ed Balls, are on a list of those attending this week's UK summit of the secretive Bilderberg group alongside the heads of Amazon and Google, both of which...
Bilderberg guest list includes George Osborne and Ed Balls

Kleiner Perkins Didn't Want Ray Lane To Become So Involved In HP (HPQ)

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HP's Executive Chairman Ray Lane says he took on a bigger day-to-day role at HP even though his partners at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers didn't want him to. He told the story of how he went from chairman to executive chairman during the OnDemand 2012 conference held this...
Kleiner Perkins Didn't Want Ray Lane To Become So Involved In HP (HPQ)

CrowdFlower Co-Founder Lukas Biewald Becomes CEO (Again)

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CrowdFlower, a startup that helps businesses manage crowdsourced labor, has named a new CEO — co-founder Lukas Biewald. The company, formerly known as Dolores Labs, launched at the TechCrunch50 conference in 2009. Biewald actually served as CEO for most of its history, but in August of last year, Woody Hobbs...
CrowdFlower Co-Founder Lukas Biewald Becomes CEO (Again)
'I Never Wanted To Be An Enterpreneur' Says Jack Dorsey

Executive Shuffling At Mobile Game Maker Pocket Gems: Co-Founder Terry Steps Down From CEO Role

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Zynga’s not the only one mixing around management these days. Pocket Gems, a mid-size mobile game developer backed by Sequoia Capital, is seeing some changes at the top today. Co-founder Daniel Terry is stepping down from the CEO role and becoming the company’s chief creative officer and executive chairman. Chief operating officer...
Executive Shuffling At Mobile Game Maker Pocket Gems: Co-Founder Terry Steps Down From CEO Role

Google To Help Take On Mexican Drug Cartels

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Normally when we talk about Google 'round these parts, it's to discuss issues of privacy and piracy. But, according to an ABC News report, Google is going on the offensive to help take down Mexican drug cartels. "Eric Schmidt, Google's executive chairman, has taken a keen interest in Mexico, where...
Google To Help Take On Mexican Drug Cartels

Google Now for iOS: Waiting on Apple for approval -- Schmidt

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The Google executive chairman said that Apple would need to be the one to answer when Google Now would be available on iOS-based devices. [Read more]...
Google Now for iOS: Waiting on Apple for approval -- Schmidt

Google cuts copyright deal with French publishers

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Google has created a €60 million (US$81 million) fund designed to settle disputes with French publishers over lost revenues, providing an alternative to a proposed "link tax" that would have charged the company for posting French news content in its search results. France is one of several European countries,...
Google cuts copyright deal with French publishers

Board Room Blitz: The Four Things That Could Happen at Groupon

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As AllThingsD.com had previously reported and Groupon CEO Andrew Mason confirmed in an onstage interview, there’s a bit of mishegas going on at the top echelons of the daily deals company over performance issues. Today, the board is meeting in Chicago, a gathering that should be tense, given the...
Board Room Blitz: The Four Things That Could Happen at Groupon

WSJ: Eric Schmidt calls China 'the most sophisticated and prolific' hacker of foreign firms

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The Wall Street Journal snagged a preview of an upcoming book co-authored by Google Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt and the company's Jared Cohen, and it doesn't seem to paint the rosiest picture of China. Dubbed The New Digital Age, the tome reportedly claims China is "the world's most active...
WSJ: Eric Schmidt calls China 'the most sophisticated and prolific' hacker of foreign firms

Agawi cloud game streaming headed to Windows 8, focused on 'mid-core and hardcore' games

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Cloud streaming provider Agawi (formerly "iSwifter") is making a second major push with its cloud-based game streaming service alongside Windows 8 this October. Beyond the social content it already brings to the iPad -- "more than 12,000" Facebook games -- Agawi's second run at streaming is more focused on...
Agawi cloud game streaming headed to Windows 8, focused on 'mid-core and hardcore' games

Live Streaming: TimesTalks With Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen

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Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Google, and Jared Cohen, director of Google Ideas, will discuss how the Internet is reshaping people, places and things on Monday at 7 p.m. David Carr moderates....
Live Streaming: TimesTalks With Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen

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

Eric Schmidt Has Seen Motorola's Next Android Phones And Says They're 'Phenomenal' (GOOG)

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Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt said today that Motorola's next generation of smartphones are in the pipeline and that they're pretty good. Speaking at AllThingsD's mobile conference, Schmidt touched on Google's relationship with Motorola and the next line of Android devices coming from the handset maker. "There's a new generation...
Eric Schmidt Has Seen Motorola's Next Android Phones And Says They're 'Phenomenal' (GOOG)
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