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THIS IS YOUR BRAIN ON GADGETS: The iPhone Is Giving You A.D.D.

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When one of the most important e-mail messages of his life landed in his in-box a few years ago, Kord Campbell overlooked it. Not just for a day or two, but 12 days. He finally saw it while sifting through old messages: a big company wanted to buy his Internet...
THIS IS YOUR BRAIN ON GADGETS: The iPhone Is Giving You A.D.D.

★ Hope You Enjoy the Smell of Napalm in the Morning

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This lengthy New York Times story on the escalating rivalry between Apple and Google hit while I was at SXSW; I didn’t have time to do much more than point out the curious choice to describe Apple employees as Steve Jobs’s “underlings”. (Perhaps “minions” is next.) My quick impression of...
★ Hope You Enjoy the Smell of Napalm in the Morning

Zynga's CEO Almost Broke Down In Tears Over Company's Downfall (ZNGA)

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In public, CEO Mark Pincus has been ebullient about Zynga's long-term potential, despite its plummeting stock price and steady exodus of talent. But in private meetings, the social games maker's leader has been downcast--"near tears," reports the Wall Street Journal, with employees berating him about the company's lack of a...
Zynga's CEO Almost Broke Down In Tears Over Company's Downfall (ZNGA)

Behind Mark Pincus's Bid to Save Zynga

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Tears nearly welled up in Zynga Inc. chief executive Mark Pincus’s eyes at a meeting in September with Apple Inc. director Bill Campbell. Mr. Campbell, a technology veteran who has coached Silicon Valley CEOs such as Steve Jobs and Eric Schmidt, had been called in by Zynga investor and venture-capital...
Behind Mark Pincus's Bid to Save Zynga

Zynga CEO Mark Pincus Has Found a Shoulder to Cry On

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Pincus. (Zynga) What’s it take to make a billionaire entrepreneur cry? Low morale, a talent exodus and laggard stock price, according to The Wall Street Journal’s dive into the troubles of Zynga chief executive officer Mark Pincus. Per The Journal, Mr. Pincus was encouraged to meet with Bill Campbell, a...
Zynga CEO Mark Pincus Has Found a Shoulder to Cry On
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