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Apple Required Executives to Hold Triple Their Salary in Stock

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Apple earlier this month reversed its stance on a corporate-governance measure related to executive compensation, implementing a new rule that executives must hold triple their base salary in company stock....
Apple Required Executives to Hold Triple Their Salary in Stock

Facebook's numbers

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I like to look at raw numbers every once in a while, without external influence, to recalibrate my ability to judge the magnitude of things. Here are some of the numbers from Facebook's most recent S-1 filing (published on May 3rd) that I think are important as metrics to compare...
Facebook's numbers

Tim Cook's Compensation Plummets To A Relatively Paltry $4.2 Million (AAPL)

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Tim Cook's pay package for 2012 is just $4.17 million, according to an SEC filing. That's a 99% drop from last year when his total compensation package was valued at $378 million. Before you start a charity drive for Cook, let us explain. Last year he was given 1 million...
Tim Cook's Compensation Plummets To A Relatively Paltry $4.2 Million (AAPL)
“You’re Nuts!” Why--And How--Impact Makers Gives Away All Its Profits

Nintendo to cut summer bonuses by 20 percent

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Nintendo's tough financial fortunes appear to be continuing unabated, as the company announced today that it will be reducing summer bonuses for its employees by 20 percent. Reuters reports that flagging sales of the company's console and handheld gaming devices played a role in the bonus reduction, and Nintendo will...
Nintendo to cut summer bonuses by 20 percent

OurStage Raises $650K Of $10M Funding Round

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Boston based musician opportunity platform OurStage.com has raised $650,000 of a $10 million funding round. 19 unnamed investors were involved according to an SEC filing which earmarked $300,000 for executive compensation. Through an ongoing series of competitions and live performance opportunities, OurStage offers exposure to independent artists. The company...
OurStage Raises $650K Of $10M Funding Round

Apple shareholders' meeting yields controversial votes

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Apple has concluded today's annual shareholders' meeting, during which a number of proposals were voted on. Shareholders chose to re-elect the complete board of directors, and also approved items such as Apple's choice of accounting firm and a non-binding advisory vote on executive compensation. A measure that would've required executives...
Apple shareholders' meeting yields controversial votes

Suit aims to block Microsoft vote -- part of 'troubling' trend in securities litigation

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A suit filed by a Microsoft shareholder in King County Superior Court seeks to prevent the company from holding upcoming votes on executive pay and employee stock until Microsoft gives shareholders more information — alleging that its proxy statement is “materially misleading and incomplete.” However, this is not a unique...
Suit aims to block Microsoft vote -- part of 'troubling' trend in securities litigation
How much Apple CEO Tim Cook really made last year

Zynga hopes to retain top executives with bigger bonuses tied to performance, Mark Pincus' new annual salary is $1

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Zynga today filed a form 8-K with the Securities and Exchange Commission which reveals that in 2013 the company’s top executives will be compensated with larger bonuses, but that these will be more closely tied to their performance. Zynga has been hemorrhaging its top executives since late 2012. Most...
Zynga hopes to retain top executives with bigger bonuses tied to performance, Mark Pincus' new annual salary is $1

Looking for a job at Google? Better know Microsoft Office

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Google’s momentum vs. Microsoft Office is in the news today: The New York Times reports that Google has scored “an impressive string of wins” during the past year among larger enterprises that are opting for Google Apps and ditching Microsoft Office. The story highlights problems for Microsoft including higher prices and complex licensing...
Looking for a job at Google? Better know Microsoft Office

Tim Cook could lose half his future stock compensation if Apple doesn't perform

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Apple CEO Tim Cook is perennially under fire for one reason or another, no matter how high Apple's profits are. Now, the company may have found a way to temporarily placate shareholders. In an 8-K filing today, the company announced that executive compensation will now partly depend on how...
Tim Cook could lose half his future stock compensation if Apple doesn't perform

Here's what Microsoft is paying its new CFO Amy Hood

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Amy Hood Microsoft’s newly appointed chief financial officer, Amy Hood, will start at an annual base salary of $570,000, along with Microsoft stock valued around $6.5 million based on today’s share price, according to regulatory filings from the company today and last week. That’s in addition to a potential bonus...
Here's what Microsoft is paying its new CFO Amy Hood
Apple's Shareholder Meeting Likely a Snoozer

Hollywood Suffering? Why Are Their Execs Making More Than Pretty Much Everyone Else?

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We keep hearing the MPAA and others talk about how much Hollywood is suffering from piracy and how they can't fund new movies and how they're having to lay people off. And then there's this, suggesting something else may be going on: Consider: the top 20 companies in the United...
Hollywood Suffering? Why Are Their Execs Making More Than Pretty Much Everyone Else?

Apple Admits That It Has Become Practically Beyond Comparison (AAPL)

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We all know Apple has become a big company. But, a new proxy statement it filed with the SEC puts in context just how big it has become. In the filing, Apple says it had to adjust the companies it uses as comparisons for its compensation because it's so much...
Apple Admits That It Has Become Practically Beyond Comparison (AAPL)
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Scott Thompson Walks With $7 Million, But No Severance (YHOO)

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Even though he got fired for mishandling a scandal about his academic credentials, Scott Thompson got paid handsomely for his four-month stint as Yahoo's CEO, an SEC filing shows. As we reported last week, Thompson had already earned a $7 million bonus—$1.5 million in cash and $5.5 million in restricted...
Scott Thompson Walks With $7 Million, But No Severance (YHOO)

Apple Required Executives to Hold Triple Their Salary in Stock

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Apple Inc. in February reversed its stance on a corporate-governance measure related to executive compensation, implementing a new rule that executive officers must hold triple their base salary in company stock. The move, which hasn’t previously been reported, came even though a month earlier Apple’s board had urged shareholders to...
Apple Required Executives to Hold Triple Their Salary in Stock

Ousted Acer CEO Gianfranco Lanci Cleaned Up on His Way Out

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Acer’s leadership shake-up last year cost the company dearly — its status as the world’s second biggest PC company, a potentially strong position in tablet and smartphone markets and a behemoth severance package paid to the guy who’s arguably responsible for losing them both. According to Acer’s 2011 annual report,...
Ousted Acer CEO Gianfranco Lanci Cleaned Up on His Way Out

Tim Cook tops 2011 executive compensation study

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Apple CEO Tim Cook's massive stock grant last year continues to put him on the top of executive compensation lists. [Read more]...
Tim Cook tops 2011 executive compensation study

Highlights from Apple's Preliminary Proxy Statement, Shareholders Meeting Questions

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Apple this week released a preliminary proxy statement in a filing to the SEC. The filing is an announcement of the 2013 annual stockholders meeting, as well as questions that will be voted on at the meeting and details of executive compensation arrangements. Among other things, the filing details CEO...
Highlights from Apple's Preliminary Proxy Statement, Shareholders Meeting Questions

Even Google Hasn't Completely Ditched Microsoft Office For Google Apps (GOOG, MSFT)

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Want a job at Google? You might want to brush up on your Microsoft Office skills. That's because a whole bunch of jobs at Google require expertise with Office software, particularly Excel, according to Google's job listings. We took a look at the job postings after Todd Bishop at Geekwire...
Even Google Hasn't Completely Ditched Microsoft Office For Google Apps (GOOG, MSFT)

Apple CEO Tim Cook Receives Just $4.17M In Compensation In 2012, Versus $378M In 2011

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Apple has filed a preliminary proxy statement with the SEC today ahead of its annual shareholder meeting for 2013, and it reveals executive compensation metrics for the company’s senior leadership. CEO Tim Cook is in line for the most drastic reduction in year-over-year pay outs, with annual compensation of ‘just’...
Apple CEO Tim Cook Receives Just $4.17M In Compensation In 2012, Versus $378M In 2011

HP to give CEO Meg Whitman $16.5m pay package, if she performs

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The AP is reporting that HP has awarded its new CEO Meg Whitman a $16.5 million pay package, but to reap the full amount she'll have to resurrect the company's stock price over the next two years. While performance-based CEO pay packages of this magnitude are not uncommon at...
HP to give CEO Meg Whitman $16.5m pay package, if she performs

Apple 2013 Shareholder's Meeting: Directors Reelected, Company Working on 'New Categories'

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Apple's annual shareholder's meeting took place at the company's Cupertino campus this morning. The meeting is held to allow shareholders to address corporate officers and to handle certain corporate business like reelecting the board of directors and voting on certain proposals. According to CNBC's Jon Fortt, preliminary results show all...
Apple 2013 Shareholder's Meeting: Directors Reelected, Company Working on 'New Categories'
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