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Former Tumri CEO Calvin Lui Joins Unified As President And Chief Strategy Officer

Google Reportedly Readies Maps App For iOS As Eddy Cue Manages Apple's Maps Improvements

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Google is said to have distributed an external test version of its native maps app for iOS, according to a new report from the Wall Street Journal. Citing “a person with direct knowledge of the matter,” the WSJ says that Google is readying the app for submission to the App...
Google Reportedly Readies Maps App For iOS As Eddy Cue Manages Apple's Maps Improvements
What did new Yahoo CEO Marissa Meyer accomplish at Google?

REPORT: Best Buy Founder Is Recruiting A Team To Buy Back The Company (BBY)

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According to reports from Bloomberg, Best Buy founder Richard Schulze is recruiting an executive team to buy out the company. Shares are up more than 7 percent in pre-market trading. More to come. Click here for updates > Please follow Money Game on Twitter and Facebook.Join the conversation about this story »...
REPORT: Best Buy Founder Is Recruiting A Team To Buy Back The Company (BBY)

10gen introduces a backup option for MongoDB

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There’s no question that MongoDB is popular among developers. 10gen, the company behind the NoSQL database, has been building out its executive team. Now 10gen is adding a support mechanism that could give users some assurance that they won’t lose their data in the event of a disaster. The MongoDB...
10gen introduces a backup option for MongoDB
VMware Confirms Its Amazon Web Services Competitor, Hybrid Cloud Services, To Be Led By Bill Fathers From Savvis
Skeuomorphic design (or, one reason we can be thankful Scott Forstall is gone)
New Apple SVP of Retail John Browett makes his way to Apple’s Leadership page
Workday kicks IPO ass with 72% pop in first-day trading

Former OMGPOP CEO Dan Porter leaves Zynga

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Another member of the social gaming company's executive team steps out the revolving door. [Read more]...
Former OMGPOP CEO Dan Porter leaves Zynga
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer addresses staff queries with Google-inspired Q&A tool

The Biggest Apple Secrets Revealed During The First Week Of The Patent Trial (AAPL)

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Apple and Samsung finally entered the court room last week to start the patent trial of the century. In the first week, several big name Apple employees were called to testify, including three members of its top executive team. Several of the company's secrets have started to come to light...
The Biggest Apple Secrets Revealed During The First Week Of The Patent Trial (AAPL)

Garrett Camp Steps Down As StumbleUpon CEO, Will Serve As Chairman

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StumbleUpon co-founder Garrett Camp just announced that he’s stepping down as CEO and becoming chairman of the company’s board. The change is effective immediately, Camp says. He’ll be leading a search for the company’s new CEO, someone who has more experience with international growth and running a large organization, while...
Garrett Camp Steps Down As StumbleUpon CEO, Will Serve As Chairman

Bob Mansfield, Apple Exec Who Has Led Hardware Engineering For Mac And iOS Devices, To Retire This Summer

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Bob Mansfield, Apple’s senior vice president of hardware engineering, will retire this summer after 13 years with the company. The company announced the news in a press release today. It’s a major departure, as during his career at Apple Mansfield has led the hardware engineering of devices including the Mac,...
Bob Mansfield, Apple Exec Who Has Led Hardware Engineering For Mac And iOS Devices, To Retire This Summer
These Are The All-Star Apple Execs Cook Just Bragged About By Name (AAPL)

And Here Is Why It Must Be So Cool To Work At The Top Of Apple (AAPL, GOOG)

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In his long interview with Apple CEO Tim Cook, Bloomberg BusinessWeek editor Josh Tyrangiel asked how always having to come up with yet another amazing gadget affects Cook personally. Cook's answer: There's more pressure that comes from within than from the outside. Our customers have an incredibly high bar for...
And Here Is Why It Must Be So Cool To Work At The Top Of Apple (AAPL, GOOG)

Entrepreneurs Have A 'Superman Complex' That Holds Them Back

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One the biggest lessons entrepreneurs need to learn is that some serious dangers come along with rapid growth.  The very things that help entrepreneurs succeed -- including willpower, individualism, and the ability to go it alone -- can end up holding them back. According to Gazelles CEO Verne Harnish, the thing...
Entrepreneurs Have A 'Superman Complex' That Holds Them Back

RIM Hires COO, CMO

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Research in Motion has filled two vacant slots on its executive team, hiring a new chief operating officer, and chief marketing officer, as well. Kristian Tear, formerly an executive VP at Sony Mobile Communications, will serve as the company’s new COO. And RIM has tapped Frank Boulben, who previously served...
RIM Hires COO, CMO

Zynga Is Getting Closer To Real-Money Gambling (ZNGA)

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Zynga just announced a new title, Sports Casino, with a partner, RocketPlay. The game lets you place bets with friends while watching live sports on TV. Like Zynga Poker, you can only place virtual bets--you can't take your winnings out. But this is still a big deal worth watching. That's...
Zynga Is Getting Closer To Real-Money Gambling (ZNGA)

Lithium Acquires Social CRM Application For Call Centers, Social Dynamx

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Social CRM company Lithium Technologies has acquired fellow customer care application Social Dynamx. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Social Dynamx’splatform is designed for large enterprises and customer call centers to identify, prioritize and manage millions of one-to-one social conversations on blogs, social networks and more in...
Lithium Acquires Social CRM Application For Call Centers, Social Dynamx
On Women In Tech
Best Buy founder building executive team ahead of buyout

Best Buy's Founder Is Back At The Company After A Failed Buyout Bid (BBY)

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Best Buy co-founder Richard Schulze is returning to his chain of consumer electronics retail stores, according to the company. Schulze had been preparing a buyout bid for months, but he and a group of investors never managed to put together a formal offer. Now, he'll be chairman emeritus. Schulze has nominated...
Best Buy's Founder Is Back At The Company After A Failed Buyout Bid (BBY)
For Apple, Microsoft, and Google, mobile convergence means executive consolidation

Since Last Friday, 6 People Have Resigned From Wine Sale Startup, Lot18

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Last Friday, Lot18 made a company-wide announcement. If employees weren't happy at the young flash-sale wine site, they could resign by May 18 and receive one month's pay. "If you're really not happy, we want to help you find something else to do," says a company spokesperson, who says the...
Since Last Friday, 6 People Have Resigned From Wine Sale Startup, Lot18

IPO-bound INRIX hires former RealNetworks legal chief

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Tracy Daw Is RealNetworks becoming a farm system for the Seattle region’s aspiring public companies? Tracy Daw, who resigned as RealNetworks’ chief legal officer earlier this week, has been hired as general counsel by INRIX, the Kirkland-based traffic technology company that has made no bones about its plans to eventually...
IPO-bound INRIX hires former RealNetworks legal chief

Micron Chief Leaves Behind a Stable Company

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Steve Appleton had been chief executive for 18 years, and built an executive team with deep experience working together. Micron's main business of memory chips is poised for an upswing, too, which could help smooth disruptions....
Micron Chief Leaves Behind a Stable Company
5 big reasons Rosetta Stone's buy-out of LiveMocha was a mistake

Brain drain: Apple's senior hardware chief retires rich

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Bob Mansfield is the second key executive to leave since Steve Jobs died FORTUNE -- One of the concerns after Steve Jobs died was whether Apple's (AAPL) institutional values -- as embodied by his hand-picked executive team -- would survive his passing. The team lost a key member when Ron...
Brain drain: Apple's senior hardware chief retires rich
Yahoo shareholders seem pleased with Mayer after first full quarter as CEO
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