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Square (ex-)employees take to Quora, Glassdoor to heavily discuss its growing pains

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Working for an ambitious, fast-growing startup is very, very tough. Working for digital payment company Square may be even more gruesome than very, very tough, if a good number of reviews on Glassdoor and this Quora thread are anything to go by. The most up-voted response on the Quora...
Square (ex-)employees take to Quora, Glassdoor to heavily discuss its growing pains
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The Most Important Lesson Tim Cook Learned From Steve Jobs: “Focus Is Key”

T-Mobile USA's CEO Philipp Humm Suddenly Resigns

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Philipp Humm, the CEO of T-Mobile USA, has suddenly resigned, according to the company. Jim Alling, T-Mobile’s COO will take over his duties while a search is underway. In a statement, the company said that Humm is going to pursue a career outside of Deutsche Telekom, which owns the U.S....
T-Mobile USA's CEO Philipp Humm Suddenly Resigns

CNBC: Best Buy CEO Brian Dunn resigns

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CNBC is reporting that Best Buy CEO Brian Dunn has resigned, and that the company says there was "mutual agreement" on the decision. Developing... Best Buy CEO Brian Dunn has resigned. $BBY says there was "mutual agreement" it was time for new leadership. QUOTE: cnb.cx/IwkPr7 — CNBC (@CNBC) April 10,...
CNBC: Best Buy CEO Brian Dunn resigns

MBA Mondays: Culture And Fit

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Kicking off our series on People, I am going to talk about the importance of culture and fit in the hiring process. What I have to say on this topic is mostly aimed at companies that are going from five employees to five hundred employees, but I do believe it...
MBA Mondays: Culture And Fit

Best Buy Says CEO Resigns

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Best Buy said Brian Dunn resigned as CEO, saying "there was mutual agreement that it was time for new leadership." Director Mike Mikan was named interim CEO....
Best Buy Says CEO Resigns

Best Buy founder / chairman steps down after investigation

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Yet more fallout in the case of Best Buy CEO Brian Dunn's sudden resignation last month. Some more light has been shed on those aforementioned "certain issues" we heard about, and now an internal investigation has led to the exit of the big box retailer's founder Richard Schulze as...
Best Buy founder / chairman steps down after investigation

IDC Also Says Samsung Grabbed the Biggest Smartphone Share in Q1

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The worldwide smartphone market grew 42.5 percent year-over-year during the first quarter, as Samsung Electronics overtook Apple for the smartphone leadership......
IDC Also Says Samsung Grabbed the Biggest Smartphone Share in Q1

Live: Research In Motion Uses BlackBerry World To Chart New Path

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With RIM’s future on the line, CEO Thorsten Heins took to the stage on Tuesday to outline the company’s future. Heins began his BlackBerry World talk by outlining what he believes separates BlackBerry users from smartphone owners generally. He painted the device as, above all, a time saving device. “You...
Live: Research In Motion Uses BlackBerry World To Chart New Path
RIM appoints Kristian Tear as new COO, Frank Boulben as new CMO

Best Buy CEO steps down

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Brian Dunn resigns and director G. Mike Mikan will serve in the interim. Best Buy says it was "time for new leadership to address the challenges that face the company." [Read more]...
Best Buy CEO steps down

Nokia chairman says company has a Windows Phone 'contingency plan' after all

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So much for no plan b. A little less than a year after Nokia US' Chris Weber proclaimed rather bluntly, "the reality is if we are not successful with Windows Phone, it doesn't matter what we do," Nokia's chairman Risto Siilasmaa reportedly said in an interview that the company...
Nokia chairman says company has a Windows Phone 'contingency plan' after all

Yahoo's Response on Computer Science ResumeGate: "Inadvertent Error"

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A Yahoo spokesperson just confirmed as true allegations from an activist shareholder that its CEO Scott Thompson did not have a computer science degree as claimed on his bio and in regulatory filings. He does not, a mistake that the Silicon Valley Internet giant is called an “inadvertent error.” Except...
Yahoo's Response on Computer Science ResumeGate: "Inadvertent Error"

How Social Is Your Culture?

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Building a social business means cultivating a social culture within your company. It's time to get the whole team -- yes, even the leadership -- to walk the walk....
How Social Is Your Culture?

Twitter Now Honors Mozilla’s Do Not Track Feature

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Mozilla’s Do Not Track feature, which allows users to tell websites that they would like to opt-out of being tracked by third parties, is starting to gain some traction among both users and publishers. According to new data shared by Mozilla today, 8.6% of Firefox desktop users and 19% of...
Twitter Now Honors Mozilla’s Do Not Track Feature

Sony shakes up Mobile Communications leadership

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The company says that Kunimasa Suzuki is the new president and CEO of the division, and Bert Nordberg is now chairman of the division's board. [Read more]...
Sony shakes up Mobile Communications leadership

Norway aims for carbon leadership

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The world's largest test facility for carbon capture and storage opens in Norway...
Norway aims for carbon leadership

Iran Says It May Sue Google Over Dropping Persian Gulf Name On Google Maps

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This morning comes more saber rattling from Iran, the troubled Middle-Eastern regime that routinely issues threats against real and perceived enemies. This time the object of the Iranian leadership’s vitriol is Google. Google has dropped the name of the body of water historically known as the... Please visit Marketing Land...
Iran Says It May Sue Google Over Dropping Persian Gulf Name On Google Maps

Apple's Tim Cook on Steve Jobs, Leadership and Manufacturing

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Tim Cook, Apple's chief executive, took the stage at a tech conference and said very little. But the audience listened anyway for the clues in what he didn't say about product plans. But Mr. Cook did speak more candidly about his relationship with Steve Jobs and about his approach to...
Apple's Tim Cook on Steve Jobs, Leadership and Manufacturing

HootSuite integrates with Google’s ‘other’ social network Orkut, and continues Brazil offensive

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HootSuite App Directory now includes Google’s other social network Orkut, the social dashboard company announced on its blog. As the Canadian startup points out, this new feature is targeted at Brazil, which is the country where the vast majority of Orkut users live. The announcement isn’t exactly a surprise; as we reported...
HootSuite integrates with Google’s ‘other’ social network Orkut, and continues Brazil offensive

Keen On… Jim Steyer: How To Talk Back To Facebook [TCTV]

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If anybody knows how to talk back to Facebook, it’s Jim Steyer, the founder and CEO of Common Sense Media, America’s largest and most powerful advocacy group for kids. Steyer is the author of the new book, Talking Back to Facebook: The Common Sense Guide to Raising Kids in...
Keen On… Jim Steyer: How To Talk Back To Facebook [TCTV]

Sony shakes up Mobile Communications leadership

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The company says that Kunimasa Suzuki is the new president and CEO of the division, and Bert Nordberg is now chairman of the division's board. [Read more]...
Sony shakes up Mobile Communications leadership

Female Google execs on how to attract more women to the biz

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Five prominent women leaders gathered Tuesday at Google's San Francisco offices to talk about leadership, innovation, and gender bias. [Read more]...
Female Google execs on how to attract more women to the biz

Innovation Secret: Hold New Ideas Lightly

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Innovation is all about new ideas, says Oodle CEO Craig Donato, but you have to know how to manage those ideas to get them to market. Here's how.[twistage 34f65b3e93ac7]For more bite-sized bits of wisdom on leadership and strategies for success, explore our ongoing video series at 30 Second MBA....
Innovation Secret: Hold New Ideas Lightly
Sony completes Ericsson buyout, 'Sony Mobile Communications' is born

Problems Are Good; Impossible Problems Are Even Better

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Shutterstock founder and CEO Jon Oringer believes anything is possible--and that's one of the keys to beating the competition.[twistage ab42cb3c0e438]For more bite-sized bits of wisdom on leadership and strategies for success, explore our ongoing video series at 30 Second MBA....
Problems Are Good; Impossible Problems Are Even Better
T-Mobile USA CEO Phillip Humm resigns

The Obama Effect: There Were 1.6 Million Tweets About Gay Marriage Yesterday

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At exactly 3:01 yesterday afternoon, I looked over at TweetDeck and saw this:Well, good for Barack Obama. This is what leadership is about RT @emilybazelon: He did it!-- James Fallows (@JamesFallows) May 9, 2012 For the next half hour or so, I was glued to Twitter, watching this moment explode...
The Obama Effect: There Were 1.6 Million Tweets About Gay Marriage Yesterday
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