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musical chairs

NBC's buyout of msnbc.com: bold venture or quixotic folly? | Michael Wolff

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America's last living network TV news operation is marching into the internet news business. If that can be called a businessAlone among the four major television networks, NBC and its new parent company, Comcast, finds itself deeply in the news business. This is heroic, quixotic ... or just not all...
NBC's buyout of msnbc.com: bold venture or quixotic folly? | Michael Wolff

Apple plays executive team musical chairs, Mansfield staying on

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Apple SVP of Mac Software Engineering Craig Federighi (left), and Apple SVP of Hardware Engineering Dan Riccio (right). Apple, Inc. Apple announced on Monday afternoon that it is promoting two long-time employees to senior vice president status. Craig Federighi will serve as senior vice president of Mac Software Engineering,...
Apple plays executive team musical chairs, Mansfield staying on
If top startups are "Thunder Lizards," top VCs are radioactive cockroaches

Zynga's Chief Games Designer Brian Reynolds Resigns

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Another report of a high-profile loss for Zynga: This time it is confirming that chief game designer Brian Reynolds has resigned. In a statement, Zynga’s President of Games Steve Chiang confirmed the departure: “Brian has a long history in the game industry and has been a great partner to the...
Zynga's Chief Games Designer Brian Reynolds Resigns
If you're going to rebut the Series A crunch, it's a good idea to know what it is first

Dorsey on Reduced Role at Twitter: Move On, Nothing to See Here!

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Today on Tumblr, Twitter inventor Jack Dorsey clarified a story in the New York Times that seemed to imply that he had been sidelined from a more active recent role at the company. Among the issues raised by the piece, which was in a longer profile of CEO Dick...
Dorsey on Reduced Role at Twitter: Move On, Nothing to See Here!

JACK BOGLE: This Facebook Fiasco Is What Happens When All The Parties Involved Are Greedy

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Vanguard Senior Chairman and founder Jack Bogle told CNBC TV today that he was not surprised by Facebook's lackluster performance during its initial public offering on Friday. Denigrating the greedy atmosphere surrounding the IPO process, he suggested that investors expecting shares of Facebook to repeat the massive pop investors have...
JACK BOGLE: This Facebook Fiasco Is What Happens When All The Parties Involved Are Greedy
The Verge Mobile Show 010 - July 31st, 2012
Apple and Samsung can't even agree where to sit during trial
Google Musical Chairs (Comic)

Why Are Startups Flocking To SF? There’s No More Room In Silicon Valley

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Editor’s Note: Derek Andersen is the founder of Startup Grind, a 12-city event series helping educate, inspire, and connect entrepreneurs. He’s also ex-Electronic Arts and the founder of Vaporware Labs. A lot has been written about the real estate turf war between San Francisco and Silicon Valley. Most point out that many of the...
Why Are Startups Flocking To SF? There’s No More Room In Silicon Valley

Sacca: Betrayals at Twitter cut deeper than junior high

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“It’s all fun and games until you raise a series B.” So reads the title of an unpublished blog post written by super angel investor Chris Sacca. The title applies to Twitter, a company Sacca is very familiar with. But it also extends to nearly everyone going through the...
Sacca: Betrayals at Twitter cut deeper than junior high
R.I.P. Frothy Times, A Return To Normalcy
Amid the crunch, VCs subtly remind entrepreneurs what angels can't do
Memo to T-Mobile’s future CEO: Don’t change a thing

Marissa Mayer: A New Hope For Yahoo

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Marissa Mayer becoming Yahoo’s new CEO isn’t just another story about another exec playing musical chairs and switching jobs. There will be debates about whether or not Mayer is enough to save the troubled iconic company. And debates about the wisdom of her decision. But what the press has missed...
Marissa Mayer: A New Hope For Yahoo
Massive new Yahoo perk from Marrissa Mayer: no more BlackBerries
RIM and Netflix dropped from NASDAQ-100 financial index as Facebook gains a seat

Yahoo's board of directors plays musical chairs: 4 out, 2 in

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Yahoo’s reshuffling continues as four board members — including the chairman — announce their departures as two more are elected in....
Yahoo's board of directors plays musical chairs: 4 out, 2 in
Yahoo CEO Ross Levinsohn expected to stick around indefinitely

Levinsohn's Management Musical Chairs at Yahoo (Internal Memo)

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Here’s a memo that interim Yahoo CEO Ross Levinsohn sent his troops earlier today about some management switcheroos. No surprise that ousted CEO Scott Thompson’s hire from his former job at eBay’s PayPal unit is gone — just-installed-a-minute-ago commerce leader Sam Schrauger — is gone. (Also out, but not in...
Levinsohn's Management Musical Chairs at Yahoo (Internal Memo)

Why Job-Hopping Is Essential For Startups

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A lot of people in Silicon Valley are down on job-hoppers these days. They're flaky, they're bad employees, they steal all the Sharpies when they leave, blah, blah, blah. But it turns out that all that job-hopping is an important part of what makes the Valley so special.  Everyone loves...
Why Job-Hopping Is Essential For Startups

Is Yahoo's Human Resources Department Next to Get a Mayer Shakeup?

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According to sources close to the situation, active new CEO Marissa Mayer has turned her focus on the troubled Silicon Valley Internet giant’s human resources unit. It is now headed by David Windley (pictured here), whose tenure has included a huge talent train and a series of layoffs at...
Is Yahoo's Human Resources Department Next to Get a Mayer Shakeup?

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
Groupon’s board plays musical chairs as stock drops

Must See HDTV (August 13th - 19th)

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With the Olympics finally concluded, it's back to our regular programming. While that includes a number of premieres this week including such highlights as Oh Sit!, a musical chairs game show (really), Stars Earn Stripes and BBC America's first original series Copper, there's also a long list of anticipated...
Must See HDTV (August 13th - 19th)

iPhone 5 is ripe for T-Mobile once it finishes network overhaul

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T-Mobile once again missed out on the newest release of the iPhone to the disappointment of many of its customers. But T-Mo and Apples’ mutual fans do have some reason to celebrate: The configuration of the iPhone 5 matches up perfectly with T-Mobile’s planned 3G and 4G network bands –...
iPhone 5 is ripe for T-Mobile once it finishes network overhaul

Early retirement isn't all that it's cracked up to be. Just ask Apple's Bob Mansfield.

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Apple watchers are scratching their heads over a surprise executive decision FORTUNE -- It was like a game musical chairs in which a seat is added rather than removed when the music stops. In a press release that came two months to the day after Tim Cook announced the retirement...
Early retirement isn't all that it's cracked up to be. Just ask Apple's Bob Mansfield.

MIKE ARRINGTON: "Arianna Huffington Is A Touchy Psychopath"

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With Erick Schonfeld's unexpected departure from TechCrunch, former Editor in Chief Michael Arrington felt compelled to write. In a post titled "Helpful Tips For Keeping Your Job As Editor Of TechCrunch," Arrington puts Arianna Huffington on blast. Again. "Arianna Huffington seems to enjoy fucking with TechCrunch in her leisure...
MIKE ARRINGTON: "Arianna Huffington Is A Touchy Psychopath"

Better Place CEO departs, following Shai Agassi's exit

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It’s musical chairs at electric car infrastructure company Better Place. The company is officially changing up its current CEO, Evan Thornley, who took on the role only three months ago, following the departure of Better Place founder and original CEO Shai Agassi. Better Place says Idan Ofer, Chairman of the...
Better Place CEO departs, following Shai Agassi's exit
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