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RIM’s Jim Balsillie tried to reinvent the company, expand BBM, before he quit
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Zynga Hires Online Gambling Vet, Everyone Gets Psyched for CasinoVille

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They know what happens to Joe Pesci at the end, right? (Photo: Wikipedia) Things are not going so hot for Zynga. The company bought Draw Something, and people promptly stopped playing it. Employees are complaining on Quora, and high-level execs are decamping to greener pastures. The stock is, pardon our crassness, in the...
Zynga Hires Online Gambling Vet, Everyone Gets Psyched for CasinoVille
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Sponsor post: DeveloperWeek brings largest app incubator to SF, Feb. 1-7

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Calling all developers, programmers, IT professionals and C-level execs: Join us in February, as San Francisco is turned into the largest weeklong app incubator at the DeveloperWeek Conference & Festival 2013 (Feb. 1–7, 2013). DeveloperWeek is where you — and over 1,000 other attendees — will build web and mobile...
Sponsor post: DeveloperWeek brings largest app incubator to SF, Feb. 1-7

Amazon gets (more) serious about the enterprise. No kidding

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If you still don’t think Amazon is serious about winning enterprise accounts for Amazon Web Services, you need to get over it. The public cloud leader wants to be the preferred cloud for even the largest and most security-obsessed companies. In fact, attracting enterprise users — and reassuring C-level execs...
Amazon gets (more) serious about the enterprise. No kidding

The Real Story Behind Adobe’s Failed Mobile Strategy (ADBE, AAPL)

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The past weeks' events surrounding the new language in Apple's iPhone Developer Program License Agreement -- which prohibits developers from using such software as Adobe's CS5 suite for converting Flash content for the iPhone -- have exposed the San Jose software giant's shortcomings in the mobile space. Interestingly enough, these...
The Real Story Behind Adobe’s Failed Mobile Strategy (ADBE, AAPL)

Yahoo's Chief Information Security Officer Departs -- With More Top Execs Under CEO Scrutiny

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Yahoo’s Chief Information Security Officer Justin Somaini (pictured here) has left the company, according to sources. It’s not clear why the top security risk exec has departed the Silicon Valley Internet giant. But, said sources, it could be partially related to the recent hacking issues around the newly refreshed...
Yahoo's Chief Information Security Officer Departs -- With More Top Execs Under CEO Scrutiny

FoundersCard Signature Event for NYC Internet Week [VIP Ticket Giveaway!]

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It’s that time of the year! For all the geeks, startup enthusiasts and media elite in New York City, it’s time to burn the candles at both ends and celebrate all that is good and holy about the Internet. Internet Week NY kicks off on May 14th with a week long program...
FoundersCard Signature Event for NYC Internet Week [VIP Ticket Giveaway!]
Delve Launches Enterprise Newsreader For Focused, Relevant And Collaborative Reading
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RIMour: RIM Is Laying Off Execs As Dust Settles Post-Earnings

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An errant Tweet points us to the news that RIM CEO Thorsten Heins is “clearing house” and “SVP/VP-level execs” are being fired. What does this mean? Hopefully a turnaround and, more cynically, an effort to reduce costs. Either way, RIM is changing. As we just learned, BB shipments were down...
RIMour: RIM Is Laying Off Execs As Dust Settles Post-Earnings

MySpace Employees Speak Their Mind. Lots Of Yelling Going On, Apparently.

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We’ve had lots of emails from MySpace employees with their response to our most recent post about the crumbling mid level management structure. “If you’re a MySpace employee and feel differently, please contact us anonymously,” we said. And they did contact us. But they don’t feel differently. There was also...
MySpace Employees Speak Their Mind. Lots Of Yelling Going On, Apparently.
Nokia axing 10K jobs, dropping 3 high-level execs

Hadoop, the elephant in the enterprise

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The open-source software, which has emerged as the de facto standard for big data processing, may be what tips enterprise in the favor of open source, according to some high-level execs. [Read more]...
Hadoop, the elephant in the enterprise
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With HP now in the game, the enterprise cloud fray gets more interesting

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As expected, Hewlett-Packard will announce general availability of its OpenStack compute cloud this week. And with that, the whole enterprise cloud picture gets more interesting. It’s easy to discount HP given its long-running troubles, but the IT giant still has lots of customers — the types of customers that make major IT decisions...
With HP now in the game, the enterprise cloud fray gets more interesting
PlayHaven Highlighting LTV maximization at Mobile Gaming USA

Sponsored post: Under the Radar 2013: not your typical startup event

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Under the Radar 2013 (May 22 and 23, in San Francisco) is a unique startup showcase that has a track record of identifying next-generation category leaders. Just how proven is UTR in identifying the “next big thing”? Under the Radar was pivotal in getting companies like AdMob, BillFloat, Box, Flickr, GoodData, Jive, LinkedIn,...
Sponsored post: Under the Radar 2013: not your typical startup event

Talking About Security Bores the Boss, Survey Shows

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How significant and urgent are the various threats to a company’s infrastructure from security problems? It depends who you ask. A survey out today by CoreSecurity, a company that specializes on software that predicts security problems, suggests there’s a rather wide gulf of concern between the chief information security officer...
Talking About Security Bores the Boss, Survey Shows

HTC loses its Asia CEO as high-level execs continue to abandon ship

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale The “Quietly Brilliant” HTC is in the middle a not-so-quiet battle for its future. Burned by a string of recent failures, the smartphone marker has lost both Asia CEO Lennard Hoornik, who joined the company in 2011, and chief product...
HTC loses its Asia CEO as high-level execs continue to abandon ship

Marissa Mayer Is Plotting A Major Purge Of Executives At Yahoo (YHOO)

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Yahoo just parted ways with its chief information security officer, Justin Somaini, AllThingsD's Kara Swisher reports.  She says there are two reasons for his departure. One: Yahoo Mail has suffered from some security bugs lately, and Somaini may be getting the blame. Two: CEO Marissa Mayer is looking at purging...
Marissa Mayer Is Plotting A Major Purge Of Executives At Yahoo (YHOO)

Xbox: The new face of 'entertainment' at Microsoft, beyond just video games

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The most striking takeaway from a recent meeting I had with Xbox Music GM Jerry Johnson wasn't the Spotify-like service he was in New York City to show off, but rather what he said about a much larger internal change at Microsoft. Having been relegated to the world of...
Xbox: The new face of 'entertainment' at Microsoft, beyond just video games
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Here Are 3 CEOs Who Have Been Canned For Lying On Their Resumes

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Last week, it was revealed that Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson does not, in fact, have a degree in Computer Science, as he says in his corporate bio. Now Thompson's fate hangs in the balance, with many people assuming he'll be gone by Monday. Why? Not because a 25-year old degree...
Here Are 3 CEOs Who Have Been Canned For Lying On Their Resumes
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