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Nokia plans 10k job cuts, 3 top execs depart in shakeup

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Nokia CEO Stephen Elop Nokia this morning announced a major shakeup, acknowledging that “competitive industry dynamics” in the smartphone market are hurting its business more than previously expected. The company scaled back its financial forecasts, announced the departure of three top executives, and said it plans to reduce its workforce by up...
Nokia plans 10k job cuts, 3 top execs depart in shakeup

New Interim CEO Levinsohn Tries To Rally Yahoos After Major Shakeup

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It was a busy weekend for the Yahoo board. Former EVP of Americas and media guy Ross Levinsohn has taken the helm after Scott Thompson stepped down to end a 5-month tenure — including the last two weeks of uproar about incorrect educational information on his biography. Thompson is also... Please...
New Interim CEO Levinsohn Tries To Rally Yahoos After Major Shakeup

BREAKING: Kevin Rose to Replace Jay Adelson as Digg CEO

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There’s a major shakeup to report at Digg today: Jay Adelson is stepping down as CEO, effective immediately. Adelson will be replaced by Kevin Rose, who founded the site back in 2004 and has to much extent remained the face of the company through his role as co-host of...
BREAKING: Kevin Rose to Replace Jay Adelson as Digg CEO

Square loses No. 2 exec

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A major shakeup at the hot mobile payments company. FORTUNE -- In a major shake up, Square, the fast growing mobile payments startup, is losing its No. 2 executive, Keith Rabois. Rabois, an experienced operations executive who as chief operating officer was instrumental in driving Square's dramatic expansion, gave no...
Square loses No. 2 exec

Amid All The Turmoil, Martha Stewart Is Finally Talking To The Younger Version Of Herself (MSLO)

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Martha Stewart is the original housekeeping icon--Martha Stewart 1.0. And everyone is calling Brit Morin, the founder of a tech-infused domesticity brand, Brit & Co., Martha Stewart 2.0. But the two have actually never talked, a source close to Morin told us. Until this week! We just noticed that Stewart...
Amid All The Turmoil, Martha Stewart Is Finally Talking To The Younger Version Of Herself (MSLO)

Google SVP Jeff Huber Steps Aside As The Company Divides Mapping And Commerce Units, Will Join Google X

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New reports from the Wall Street Journal and Reuters just out say that Google has made more major executive staffing and organizational changes today, breaking up the Maps and Commerce units, with SVP Jeff Huber stepping down from his position in charge of those divisions. The news comes just a day after...
Google SVP Jeff Huber Steps Aside As The Company Divides Mapping And Commerce Units, Will Join Google X

Apple Is Still On Top, But Seems Vulnerable (AAPL)

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Apple, the world's biggest and perhaps most admired company, seems to have lost some of its luster. Despite the hugely successful launch of the iPhone 5 and iPad mini tablet, shares in the California tech giant have slid some 20 percent from all-time highs, and analysts are questioning whether Apple...
Apple Is Still On Top, But Seems Vulnerable (AAPL)
VMware 'Replaces CEO' On Flight To The Clouds

Today in Tech: Why Apple gave Scott Forstall the boot

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Also: PayPal lays off hundreds; Steve Ballmer's new mission for Microsoft. Inside Apple's major shakeup [FORTUNE] Indeed, as Hurricane Sandy barreled toward the East Coast, a worsening storm embroiled Apple too. Suffice it to say that even as Apple's stock-market valuation has made the company the biggest in the world,...
Today in Tech: Why Apple gave Scott Forstall the boot

Activist investor shakes up Microsoft stock with $2B stake

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Microsoft shares rose 3.6 percent Monday to close at $30.83, the biggest single-day gain in more than a year, according to Bloomberg News. The main reason: This guy disclosed that he has invested a boatload of money in the company — just under $2 billion. The investor’s name is Jeffrey Ubben,...
Activist investor shakes up Microsoft stock with $2B stake

Verizon Overhauls Its Rate Plans, Focusing on Shared Data

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In a major shakeup to how it handles its billing, Verizon Wireless plans to start charing customers almost exclusively based on how much data they are using, rather than on the amount of phone calls or text messages sent. The plans, known as “Share Everything,” allow users an unlimited number...
Verizon Overhauls Its Rate Plans, Focusing on Shared Data

Today in Tech: Inside the death of Palm and webOS

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How Sean Parker bumbled his new startup’s launch; HP CEO Meg Whitman opens up.  Airtime makes an awkward first impression [FORTUNE] The company aims to offer frictionless video networking that allows you to chat with your existing friends or with strangers based on location or interests you share on Facebook....
Today in Tech: Inside the death of Palm and webOS

Airtime makes an awkward first impression

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Sean Parker’s new video venture launch had A-list appearances but more glitch than glitz — and no word of a business plan [cnnmoney-byline src="By Alex Konrad, reporter"] FORTUNE — Airtime, the new video networking service by Napster co-founders Sean Parker and Shawn Fanning, is supposed to help you branch out...
Airtime makes an awkward first impression

Inside Apple's major shakeup

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What is really behind the biggest management shakeup at Apple since the Steve Jobs putsch that eliminated Gil Amelio in 1997. FORTUNE -- Tim Cook's honeymoon at Apple is over. Apple's (AAPL) CEO announced the departure of mobile software chief Scott Forstall on Monday. He also booted retail chief John...
Inside Apple's major shakeup

Mobile Miscellany: week of February 27th, 2012

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Not all mobile news is destined for the front page, but if you're like us and really want to know what's going on, then you've come to the right place. This past week, we've seen a major shakeup in the world of mobile payments and we were thoroughly teased...
Mobile Miscellany: week of February 27th, 2012
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