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It's Hard To Argue That Apple Isn't A Total Steal Right Now

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This is just getting silly. Over the past six weeks, Apple has seen the mother of all sell-offs, pulling back over 20% from its all-time high and officially entering "bear market" territory. As of Thursday last week, shares traded as low as $541.19. That's a solid 23% lower than the...
It's Hard To Argue That Apple Isn't A Total Steal Right Now

Microsoft Windows Chief Steven Sinofsky Out Following Windows 8 and Surface Launches

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Late yesterday, Microsoft announced its own management shakeup, with Windows and Windows Live President Steven Sinofsky stepping down from the role he had held for over three years. Sinofsky's position is now being split, with Windows executive Julie Larson-Green taking on oversight of engineering and Windows chief financial officer and...
Microsoft Windows Chief Steven Sinofsky Out Following Windows 8 and Surface Launches
OS X 10.9 to Bring Enhancements to Finder, Safari, Multiple Monitor Support, and Multitasking

Tim Cook talks about 'the future of iOS / OS X' Ive, Cue have been working on

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During his ongoing talk at the D11 conference, Apple CEO Tim Cook has made a few references to what we can expect at his company's WWDC event in a few weeks. As expected, he mentioned we'll see the future of iOS and OS X revealed there, and directly referenced...
Tim Cook talks about 'the future of iOS / OS X' Ive, Cue have been working on

General Motors Takes IT In-House, Hires 3,000 HP Employees as Its Own

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Automaker General Motors today made good on a plan it has been cooking since the summer to takes its information technology operations in-house, and will be hiring some 3,000 Hewlett-Packard employees in the process, the companies said today. This in-sourcing plan was spearheaded by GM CIO Randy Mott, who happens...
General Motors Takes IT In-House, Hires 3,000 HP Employees as Its Own

The post-Jobs Apple is here, like it or not

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With a big and dramatic management shakeup, CEO Tim Cook has unquestionably put his own stamp on the company. [Read more]...
The post-Jobs Apple is here, like it or not

Intel's Diane Bryant Says CIOs Will Love Its Romley Chip

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Yesterday I had lunch with Diane Bryant. Until January she had been CIO at chipmaker Intel. Then on Jan. 20, as part of a management shakeup, she was named vice president and general manager of Intel’s Data Center and Connected Systems Group. She was in New York yesterday for a...
Intel's Diane Bryant Says CIOs Will Love Its Romley Chip
Closing In On 30M Users, Waze Goes Big On Social: Adds Facebook Sign On, Pickup Requests, Location Sharing & More

BlackBerry maker RIM abandons battle with iPhone and Android

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Struggling smartphone company says it will return to focus on business clients and employees who buy phones for workThe BlackBerry maker, Research in Motion, is to pull back from trying to compete with Apple's iPhone and the Android mobile platform and instead return to its original focus on business users.The...
BlackBerry maker RIM abandons battle with iPhone and Android

Analysis: Has Yahoo cloned Susan Decker?

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Yahoo (YHOO) watchers are familiar with Susan Decker, the company's president and the heir-apparent to the CEO suite. But after this week's management shakeup, many are probably wondering: Who is Hilary Schneider? Hilary Schneider (left), Decker's fast-rising deputy, has key similarities to the Yahoo President - and also some helpful...
Analysis: Has Yahoo cloned Susan Decker?

'Nightline' Looks at Apple's Woes as Stock Declines 20% from All-Time High

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Apple's stock is now down 20% since its all-time high set in mid-September, with investors concerned about the company's prospects for the future amid a management shakeup and questions about where the company's next major revenue growth driver will come from. Samsung's rise to prominence in mobile device markets is...
'Nightline' Looks at Apple's Woes as Stock Declines 20% from All-Time High

Former Palm Head Jon Rubinstein Leaves Hewlett-Packard

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Jon Rubinstein, the former Apple executive who took over handheld maker Palm and moved with it to Hewlett-Packard in a 2010 acquisition, has left HP effective today, AllThingsD has learned. Rubinstein is said to have no immediate plans, and had completed a 12- to 24-month commitment to stay with HP...
Former Palm Head Jon Rubinstein Leaves Hewlett-Packard

Tim Cook: Management Shakeup Indeed Driven by Desire for Increased Collaboration

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In his lengthy interview with Bloomberg Businessweek, Apple CEO Tim Cook discusses the recent management shakeup that saw iOS chief Scott Forstall relieved of his duties and retail boss John Browett out of a job just months after arriving at Apple. In line with comments in the press release announcing...
Tim Cook: Management Shakeup Indeed Driven by Desire for Increased Collaboration

Enterprise Startup AirWatch Just Grabbed A Massive $200 Million Series A Investment

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We've told you about a trend where startups are raising truly jaw-dropping amounts of money in their first Series A rounds. Here's another one: Today enterprise startup AirWatch announced a $200 million Series A, lead by Insight Venture Partners. This is the biggest investment in an enterprise company so far...
Enterprise Startup AirWatch Just Grabbed A Massive $200 Million Series A Investment

Fomer Dixons boss takes top job at Monsoon after shock Apple exit

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John Browett makes comeback as chief executive of Monsoon Accessorize, four months after abrupt departure from AppleFormer Dixons boss John Browett is making a retail comeback as the chief executive of Monsoon Accessorize, four months after his shock exit from Apple.Browett is understood to be taking the top job on...
Fomer Dixons boss takes top job at Monsoon after shock Apple exit

Android store chief resigns amid inside troubles

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Google's transition to the Google Play store has also seen a management shakeup that could be a sign of taking its Android app market more seriously. The store's lead, Eric Chu, was said by TechCrunch to have stepped down. Jamie Rosenberg, Android's digital content lead and key Google Music persona,...
Android store chief resigns amid inside troubles

Apple loses senior executives in management shakeup

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Scott Forstall and former Dixons boss John Browett set to leave just weeks after disastrous launch of Apple MapsApple is losing two of its most high profile executives in the firm's biggest management shakeup since co-founder Steve Jobs stepped down as chief executive.Scott Forstall, senior vice-president of iPhone software and...
Apple loses senior executives in management shakeup

Former HP Labs Head Prith Banerjee Joins Accenture

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Prith Banerjee, the former head of HP Labs, the technology giant’s research and development organization, has joined the technology consulting firm Accenture. The company announced the move today. Banerjee’s title will be managing director of Global Technology Research & Development within its Technology Growth Platform unit. In the new job,...
Former HP Labs Head Prith Banerjee Joins Accenture

Facebook Says Game Play Has Grown 8 Percent So Far This Year (ZNGA, FB)

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Remember how Zynga basically blamed Facebook for its lousy quarter? Mark Pincus and company had better find another excuse. At a game-developers conference in Europe, Facebook representatives said that game-playing on its website was actually up significantly, countering the notion that game play was shifting over to mobile. Now more...
Facebook Says Game Play Has Grown 8 Percent So Far This Year (ZNGA, FB)

Here's Why This Investor Poured A Staggering $200 Million Into A Company You'd Never Heard Of

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Enterprise startup AirWatch raised a whopping $200 million yesterday. Megarounds in private companies are becoming more and more common, but this is the first venture-capital investment AirWatch has taken. Business Insider just talked to Jeff Horing, the investor who led the round. He told us that almost the entire amount came...
Here's Why This Investor Poured A Staggering $200 Million Into A Company You'd Never Heard Of

Trading Boosts Nomura Net

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Nomura Holdings, Japan's largest brokerage firm, posted a small gain in net profit in the fiscal second quarter compared with the first, its first results since a management shakeup in July....
Trading Boosts Nomura Net

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (AAPL, GOOG, AOL, RIMM)

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Good morning! Here's the news: Apple CEO Tim Cook fired back after all the accusations of worker abuse in China. Twitter will be censoring tweets by country based on what each country allows. Twitter is currently hiring in New York City. Google Wallet got its second big management shakeup...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (AAPL, GOOG, AOL, RIMM)

Apple loses senior executives in management shakeup | Analysis

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John Browett's departure will come as a relief to many Apple staff in their retail stores who hated the ideas the former Dixons boss tried to introduce, says Charles ArthurApple was in crisis as it revealed that the architect of its iPhone software, Scott Forstall, once tipped as a future...
Apple loses senior executives in management shakeup | Analysis

In Shake-Up, Apple's Mobile Software and Retail Chiefs to Depart

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Scott Forstall, who has run software development for Apple's iPad and iPhone products, and John Browett, the head of the company's retail operations, are leaving Apple, in a rare management shakeup at the company....
In Shake-Up, Apple's Mobile Software and Retail Chiefs to Depart
Ben Horowitz: Jack Dorsey Is Eating Payments Through Software

With Android Management Shakeup, Google Reveals The Broad Sweep Of Its Ambition

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Google's master plan for mobile is finally coming into focus. The latest development: Andy Rubin, who has run the Android mobile operating system since 2004, even before it was acquired by Google, is stepping down. Taking over Android will be Sundar Pichai, currently the head of Google's Chrome web browser and Chrome OS...
With Android Management Shakeup, Google Reveals The Broad Sweep Of Its Ambition

Best Buy shares fall on earnings warning, management shakeup

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Struggling electronics retailer announces departure of two key executives while warning that its upcoming third-quarter results would be "significantly below" last year. [Read more]...
Best Buy shares fall on earnings warning, management shakeup
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RIM Bolsters Marketing Efforts With Some Silly Cartoon Characters

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Update: RIM updated their blog to state that the images and characters in question are were meant to be a bit of fun, and not the vanguard of the company’s new marketing plan. Way back in December, before a management shakeup saw him and his partner leaving RIM’s top posts,...
RIM Bolsters Marketing Efforts With Some Silly Cartoon Characters

Veteran Googler Dennis Woodside To Replace Sanjay Jha As Motorola Mobility CEO

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With Google’s purchase of Motorola nearing completion, sources from within the search giant have revealed that a management shakeup is in the works too. According to a new report from Bloomberg, Motorola CEO Sanjay Jha will be replaced by veteran Googler Dennis Woodside when the deal comes to a close....
Veteran Googler Dennis Woodside To Replace Sanjay Jha As Motorola Mobility CEO
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