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Apple Retail is the Face of the Company, Though Lacking a Leader
LinkedIn hatches it owns [in]cubator to develop great ideas

Highfield axes nine executives in Johnston Press restructure

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Johnston Press chief executive Ashley Highfield has carried out a root-and-branch reorganisation of the ailing publisher's management structure.It will result in a wholesale clear-out of senior executive staff. Others are being moved to different posts. And the initiative also means that many former divisional roles become, so to speak, "redundant"....
Highfield axes nine executives in Johnston Press restructure

Steve Ballmer fired Sinofsky, clearing the way for faster progress in mobile

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No one was more public as the face of Windows 8 than Microsoft exec Steven Sinofsky. As Windows Division President, his sudden departure from the company only two weeks after the Windows 8 launch turned heads across the world of technology. It’s easy to always view the departure of a...
Steve Ballmer fired Sinofsky, clearing the way for faster progress in mobile

Zynga loses CFO Dave Wehner to Facebook, appoints Mark Vranesh as replacement

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Zynga’s CFO David Wehner has left the company, and will head to Facebook for a financial role there. According to Business Insider, his job there will be “vice president for corporate finance and business planning.” Also out today is news from Zynga, reshaping its executive staff: David Ko will take...
Zynga loses CFO Dave Wehner to Facebook, appoints Mark Vranesh as replacement

The eighth-grader who gets Internet celebrities to talk

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David Silverman has five questions he’d like to ask. Just five questions, that’s all. Silverman on vacation in Israel last summer. Photo: Liz Weiss FORTUNE — In April, I got one of those e-mail requests that are hard to resist: Hello Mr. DeWitt, My name is David Silverman and I...
The eighth-grader who gets Internet celebrities to talk

StumbleUpon CEO Garrett Camp steps down after 10 years

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After ten years, which seems like thirty on the Internet, StumbleUpon’s co-founder and CEO Garrett Camp is stepping down from his post and moving on to become chairman of the company. In a post published on StumbleUpon’s blog, Champ explains that it’s “time for a change”: After 10 years leading...
StumbleUpon CEO Garrett Camp steps down after 10 years

Videology Challenges the Idea That "Content Is King" With First Acquisition

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When it comes to making money on online video, content is still supposed to be king, but Baltimore company Videology is betting that power is shifting back to the publisher. Videology, started by Advertising.com founders Scott and Adam Ferber in 2008, has just acquired Austin-based mobile data management startup...
Videology Challenges the Idea That "Content Is King" With First Acquisition
Sony said to buy 10 percent of failing camera co. Olympus for $623 million

LinkedIn Launches An Incubator To Turn Employees Into Entrepreneurs

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Any employee with an idea can get up to three months to develop their own project, so long as it's good for LinkedIn. LinkedIn has launched [in]cubator, a program that allows any company employee with an idea to organize a team and pitch their project to executive staff once...
LinkedIn Launches An Incubator To Turn Employees Into Entrepreneurs

Ex-Microsoft Employee: Sinofsky Was 'Tearing The Company Apart From The Inside' (MSFT)

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Microsoft's decision to part ways with Steven Sinofsky was surprising, but it wasn't sudden. Former Microsoft employee Hal Berenson says on his blog that he heard months ago Sinofsky was going to leave after the launch of Windows 8. Berenson also has some gossip about why Sinofsky is out. His...
Ex-Microsoft Employee: Sinofsky Was 'Tearing The Company Apart From The Inside' (MSFT)

Apple may be testing an 8″ iPad, but don’t expect to see it any time soon

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As has become the norm when the release of a new iPad model nears, rumors have begun circulating about Apple producing a smaller version of the tablet. This time, the Wall Street Journal has reported that Apple has shown some component suppliers designs for an 8″ screen. Well, Apple may...
Apple may be testing an 8″ iPad, but don’t expect to see it any time soon

Message from Apple execs: No TV solution any time soon

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Analyst says management's prospects for a near-term breakthrough are bleak FORTUNE -- It's hard to know what to make of the signals coming out of the meetings with individual analysts Apple's (AAPL) executive staff has been holding lately. SEC rules prohibit the company from sharing insider information that might have...
Message from Apple execs: No TV solution any time soon

Groupon CEO Explains His Plans for Domination

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Groupon CEO Andrew Mason has more plans to boost the company’s revenue. During a Groupon employee meeting Wednesday that was detailed by The Wall Street Journal, Mason – working without notes – laid out five initiatives the daily-deals site has in the works to professionalize its financial operations and to...
Groupon CEO Explains His Plans for Domination
Never mind the hardware: why didn't Sony's PS4 event have any women?

A Pair of Top Yahoos Depart, While Another Is Promoted (With More to Come)

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According to sources, two high-ranking Yahoo execs have departed the company — longtime strategy exec Raymond Stern and advertising exec Liz Ritzcovan. Stern — whose recent Yahoo title has been SVP of business development and partnerships — was hired at the Silicon Valley Internet giant in 2009, and has...
A Pair of Top Yahoos Depart, While Another Is Promoted (With More to Come)

Following Its $26M In New Funding, Fancy Talks Numbers: 2M+ Users & $200K In Weekly Sales

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A quick update on Pinterest rival Fancy’s massive $26 million round of funding, uncovered via an SEC filing yesterday. Because of the hurricane, the NYC-based team had evacuated the city, making it difficult to track down and speak with the service’s executive staff. Today, that same situation continues, but COO Michael...
Following Its $26M In New Funding, Fancy Talks Numbers: 2M+ Users & $200K In Weekly Sales

YESS: Yahoo HR Exec Loses Mayer's Survey Contest, Gangnam Style

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The culture-celebrating hijinks continue at Yahoo, it seems. After free food and smartphones and even dressing up as a Yahoo purple banger, CEO Marissa Mayer now has her high-ranking exec dancing for employee enjoyment. As part of an effort to improve participation in the annual Yahoo Employee Satisfaction Survey,...
YESS: Yahoo HR Exec Loses Mayer's Survey Contest, Gangnam Style
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