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Wall Street Waits For Mark Zuckerberg's Call

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All eyes will again focus on Facebook tomorrow, as the social giant gears up for its first earnings call. Yes, the expected attention will rest on the company’s admitted weaknesses: Facebook’s young advertising business faces stiff challenges, as consumers flock from desktop to mobile. Also looming is Facebook’s symbiotic relationship...
Wall Street Waits For Mark Zuckerberg's Call
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Apple Retail is the Face of the Company, Though Lacking a Leader

Aha! The REAL Reason AOL's COO Is Leaving: He Disgrees With Armstrong About Patch And HuffPo (AOL)

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AOL COO Artie Minson is on his way out, we learned this morning. Today, the WSJ's Keach Hagey reports why: AOL says it is seeking to decentralize its top management. Mr. Minson, who had been seen as one of Mr. Armstrong's most trusted lieutenants, also had differences over strategy with...
Aha! The REAL Reason AOL's COO Is Leaving: He Disgrees With Armstrong About Patch And HuffPo (AOL)

Newsmakers 2012: UW president Michael Young shines a light on startups

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Michael Young at the Center for Commercialization. UW photo Are startups in the DNA of the University of Washington? If not right now, they will be once President Michael Young finished his work. Young, who took the helm of the state’s largest research university in July 2011 after a successful...
Newsmakers 2012: UW president Michael Young shines a light on startups

Key Windows Phone Leader Goes To Amazon (MSFT, AMZN)

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Brandon Watson, who was in charge of getting developers to build apps for Windows Phone, is quitting Microsoft to work on Kindle apps at Amazon. Mary Jo Foley at ZDNet first reported the news, and confirmed with Watson. Watson was originally recruited to the role by Charlie Kindel, who...
Key Windows Phone Leader Goes To Amazon (MSFT, AMZN)

Check Out A Photo Of Mark Zuckerberg Playing Hockey At Facebook's Hacker Headquarters (FB)

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is known to play roller hockey on some evenings with a small circle of lieutenants in the Facebook headquarters courtyard. One evening recently before the IPO, he spent with Francis Luu, a product developer, and Timeline guru Sam Lessin. Luu posted a photo of the game...
Check Out A Photo Of Mark Zuckerberg Playing Hockey At Facebook's Hacker Headquarters (FB)

Advengers Assemble! Facebook Gathers Creative Council Of Agency Execs To Advise On Product

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If Facebook is going to get its share price above water, it needs the support the ad agencies. So today it announced the Creative Council — 14 agency execs that will provide advice, and Studio Edge, a suite of new marketing education tutorials. The Creative Council will be a “sounding board...
Advengers Assemble! Facebook Gathers Creative Council Of Agency Execs To Advise On Product

HP Wants Nothing More Than a Quiet, Uneventful Shareholder Meeting

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Hewlett-Packard will today convene a meeting of shareholders in Mountain View, Calif. The proceedings are generally expected to be routine, which one might not expect, given the rocky period through which the company has been passing of late. CEO Meg Whitman will make a presentation, essentially reiterating her plan to...
HP Wants Nothing More Than a Quiet, Uneventful Shareholder Meeting

First Apple exec since Tim Cook took office steps down

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Apple is losing its head of hardware engineering Bob Mansfield to retirement this year, one of the leads behind the Mac, iPhone, and iPad. Mansfield is the first executive to leave since Apple chief executive Tim Cook took the reigns from the late Steve Jobs. He came to Apple...
First Apple exec since Tim Cook took office steps down

Can Phil Schiller Keep Apple Cool?

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One of Steve Jobs's most trusted lieutenants takes charge of defining products and marketing that inspire devotion...
Can Phil Schiller Keep Apple Cool?

The Management Team - Guest Post From Joel Spolsky

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Today's guest blogger needs no introduction. Joel Spolsky one of the best bloggers out there. He also runs one of our portfolio companies, Stack. And his approach to management is unorthodox at times but amazingly effective. I asked him to tell us a little about how he does it. ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------...
The Management Team - Guest Post From Joel Spolsky

Getting Back Into the Game: Can This Trio -- Chiang, Ko and Cottle -- Revive Zynga?

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Was it only just over a year ago that Zynga was the hottest game company on the planet? Today — after seemingly endless executive departures (among the missing in action are the COO, CMO, CFO and the chief creative officer), a falloff in the popularity of its many games...
Getting Back Into the Game: Can This Trio -- Chiang, Ko and Cottle -- Revive Zynga?
Whoa: Struggling ShoeDazzle is now cash flow positive. Brian Lee may actually pull this off

Apple: goodbye hardware engineering head Bob Mansfield, hello Dan Riccio

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Do you know who Dan Riccio is? You're about to. Apple is preparing to make Riccio its new senior VP of hardware engineering, replacing the current SVP Bob Mansfield. The company announced late Thursday that Mansfield is retiring from his post, and that Riccio will be transitioned into his position...
Apple: goodbye hardware engineering head Bob Mansfield, hello Dan Riccio

What Google's Acquisition of Motorola Means for Android

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Google now owns Motorola. Chinese regulators followed the U.S. and Europe in clearing the deal earlier this week, removing the last barrier. Although the acquisition opens new territory for the search giant, its most immediate effect could be remaking the existing Android landscape. Will Google use its new arm to...
What Google's Acquisition of Motorola Means for Android

AT&T shuffles up executive management positions

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AT&T is playing a bit of musical chairs with its senior executive positions and the move seems more like a reshuffling of the deck than a cleaning house move. According to AT&T, CEO and Chairman Randall Stephenson will stay on top and will have multiple lieutenants. Most importantly for this...
AT&T shuffles up executive management positions

Bob Mansfield SVP of Hardware Engineering to retire, Dan Riccio to take over

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Apple just announced another retireee: Bob Mansfield, Apple’s Senior Vice President of Hardware Engineering, to Retire Dan Riccio to Take Over Role When Transition is Complete CUPERTINO, California—June 28, 2012—Apple® today announced that Bob Mansfield, Apple’s senior vice president of Hardware Engineering, will retire and the role will be transitioned...
Bob Mansfield SVP of Hardware Engineering to retire, Dan Riccio to take over

Samsung Appeals Galaxy Nexus Injunction

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Samsung’s response to the preliminary injunction granted to Apple last week against its Galaxy Nexus phone was both swift and obvious. On Saturday, not 24 hours after the injunction was issued, Samsung filed a motion with the Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit seeking to stay it for the...
Samsung Appeals Galaxy Nexus Injunction

Surprise! Oracle Is A Bigger Power In The Cloud Than You Thought.

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Asa Mathat / AllThingsD.com You’ve got to hand it Oracle CEO Larry Ellison and his team of lieutenants: They know how to tell the world exactly what to do with their speculative chatter, even if part of it is turns out to be right. Oracle shares finished today’s regular trading...
Surprise! Oracle Is A Bigger Power In The Cloud Than You Thought.

ShoeDazzle’s New CEO is Risking it All to Build a Billion-Dollar Company

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ShoeDazzle’s business is losing customers and top management. ShoeDazzle is better poised than ever before to build a big company. Astoundingly, both of these statements appear to be true. And they both happen to do with the same singular event in the company’s history. It wasn’t changing the business...
ShoeDazzle’s New CEO is Risking it All to Build a Billion-Dollar Company
'Zuckerberg Is A Good CEO On His Way To Being A Great CEO' (FB)

Google Doesn't Plan to Name New Local Head to Replace Marissa Mayer

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New Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer won’t be directly replaced at Google, where she was VP of local, maps and location services until Monday. Mayer’s duties will be filled by her lieutenants, according to two sources with knowledge of the organization. Mayer’s product list included Google Maps, Google Earth, Zagat, Street...
Google Doesn't Plan to Name New Local Head to Replace Marissa Mayer

Google's Larry Page Might Have Lost His Voice, But He's Still Running The Company

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So the news on Google CEO Larry Page is that there’s no new news. That’s what Nikesh Arora said on today’s Google’s earnings call. Just to recap: Last month, Google announced that Larry Page was skipping the company’s annual shareholder meeting because he had lost his voice at some point...
Google's Larry Page Might Have Lost His Voice, But He's Still Running The Company
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