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CEO Scott Thompson To Cut 50 Properties: “Yahoo Has Been Doing Way Too Much”

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CEO Scott Thompson outlined a vision today of how Yahoo can start growing as a company again. His big theme: Focus, focus, focus. “Yahoo has been doing way too much for too long and was only doing a few things really well,” Thompson said. He was speaking on the conference...
CEO Scott Thompson To Cut 50 Properties: “Yahoo Has Been Doing Way Too Much”

Sprint Cuts a Small Number of Jobs as Part of Reorganization

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Wireless carrier Sprint Nextel is cutting a small number of jobs as part of a reorganization that began with an executive shuffle last month. Sprint CEO Dan Hesse As part of that move, Sprint combined its business and consumer units. Also, as a result, the company said four top executives...
Sprint Cuts a Small Number of Jobs as Part of Reorganization

Michael Goddard, a 25-year AMD Veteran, Jumps to Samsung

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Add another name to the list of veterans decamping from troubled chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices to other jobs amid an ongoing reorganization and recent job cuts. The latest is Michael Goddard, a 25-year AMD veteran whose last title at that company was corporate VP for product design engineering and chief...
Michael Goddard, a 25-year AMD Veteran, Jumps to Samsung

Sony continues to improve in fiscal Q3 with $23.39 billion in revenue, $115 million net loss

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As the company continues to overhaul its operations to return to profitability, Sony managed to hold onto modest operating profits during its third fiscal quarter, reporting $23.39 billion (¥1.948 trillion) in revenue and $496 million (¥46.4 billion) in operating income, but it did post a net loss of $115 million...
Sony continues to improve in fiscal Q3 with $23.39 billion in revenue, $115 million net loss

AOL Elevates CFO Minson to Operating Chief

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AOL promoted its chief financial officer, Artie Minson, Jr., to the newly created role of chief operating officer as part of a reorganization of the company's operations....
AOL Elevates CFO Minson to Operating Chief

Cisco Said Close to $5 Billion Bid for Israel's NDS

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Networking giant Cisco Systems is said to be in advanced talks to acquire NDS, an Israeli firm that specializes in software that delivers video and interactive entertainment to TV set top boxes in a secure manner. NDS is 51 percent owned by Permira and 49 percent owned by News Corp....
Cisco Said Close to $5 Billion Bid for Israel's NDS

Security software maker CyberDefender files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, sells assets to GR Match

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CyberDefender, a NASDAQ-listed provider of remote technical support services and Internet security software with a less than stellar reputation, is calling it quits. The Los Angeles-based company this morning announced that it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and sold almost all of its assets to GR Match, an...
Security software maker CyberDefender files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy, sells assets to GR Match

Google Breaks Up Mapping And Commerce Unit, Sends Jeff Huber To Google X

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Google has decided to break up the unit that formerly combined mapping and commerce in a mini-reorganization coinciding with the transfer of Android to the leadership of Chrome SVP Sundar Pichai. Jeff Huber who formerly ran the combined commerce + local group is now becoming part of Sergey... Please visit...
Google Breaks Up Mapping And Commerce Unit, Sends Jeff Huber To Google X

ShoeDazzle Is Bringing Subscriptions Back, This Time At $9.95 A Month For Free Shipping, Discounts, And Other Perks

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It’s been about three months since ShoeDazzle founder Brian Lee took back his CEO role at the L.A.-based e-commerce startup. Since then, the company has been undergoing massive changes: a reorganization aimed at refocusing the company on shoes and accessories; the introduction of new celebrity stylist Rachel Zoe to bolster...
ShoeDazzle Is Bringing Subscriptions Back, This Time At $9.95 A Month For Free Shipping, Discounts, And Other Perks

Generation Flux Salon: What Is The Difference Between A Pivot, A Reorganization, And A Panic?

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Modern business is pure chaos. Share your strategies for navigating this fluid landscape--and learn from the most successful members of the league of innovators Fast Company Editor-in-Chief Robert Safian dubbed Generation Flux, gamechangers who are highly flexible and know how to shift course swiftly and decisively without losing their sense...
Generation Flux Salon: What Is The Difference Between A Pivot, A Reorganization, And A Panic?

The Chief Architect Of WebOS Is Out At HP (HPQ)

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In another blow to HP's mobile operating system, the chief architect for webOS, Brian Hernacki, has left HP, according to the Verge. Hernacki is a security guy. He was hired away from Symantec to become Palm's Chief Security Architect. He also holds a handful of patents, including one obtained...
The Chief Architect Of WebOS Is Out At HP (HPQ)

PayPal to reorganize, cut 325 jobs

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Internet payments company PayPal will cut 325 jobs as part of a companywide reorganization, its president said Monday....
PayPal to reorganize, cut 325 jobs

Reorganizing Its Product Division, PayPal Gives 325 Employees Pink Slips

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We’ve been hearing about these PayPal layoffs, and today the company confirmed this in a blog post today. Due to a product org redesign, 325 full-time roles (and employees) have been terminated. PayPal is also ending contracts with approximately 120 contractors globally. From the blog post: So we’ve been redesigning...
Reorganizing Its Product Division, PayPal Gives 325 Employees Pink Slips

Yahoo interim CEO cleans house: commerce division merged

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Yahoo's new boss, appointed just four days ago, is wasting no time in reorganization and shaking up the company. Interim CEO Ross Levinsohn is consolidating a consumer commerce division created by ex-CEO Scott Thompson. Instead of operating separately, the commerce group will be folded into the company's global media force.......
Yahoo interim CEO cleans house: commerce division merged

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

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Good morning! Here's the news: Twitter just went through a giant reorganization, assigning employees to one of three divisions: consumer growth, advertising and international. Twitter is also going on a big international hiring spree and poaching lots of Googlers. Meanwhile, we're hearing that Twitter's visionary Jack Dorsey has spent a...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (FB, AAPL, GOOG)

Facebook Reorg May Pave The Way For More Acquisitions

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Mike Brown, director of corporate development at Twitter, thinks that Facebook's recent reorganization was done to make acquisitions easier. Brown was Facebook's corporate development manager in charge of talent acquisition for two years. Back in December, after Brown left, Facebook announced its reorganization to focus on key products with integrated...
Facebook Reorg May Pave The Way For More Acquisitions

NXP plans to cut 700 to 900 jobs worldwide

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NXP Semiconductors is planning to cut 700 to 900 jobs as part of a reorganization to reduce costs of support services, the company said on Monday....
NXP plans to cut 700 to 900 jobs worldwide

AT&T reorgs executives after T-Mobile merger attempt

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Following its failed attempt to acquire T-Mobile, AT&T has begun a reorganization of its leadership, according to Reuters. The changes have seen experienced, longs-serving AT&T executives promoted. 27-year veteran John Stankey has been put in charge of strategy, while Forrest Miller, the current head of corporate strategy and mergers and...
AT&T reorgs executives after T-Mobile merger attempt

A $1.5 Billion Advertising Giant Will Be Created Tomorrow

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MediaBank and its competitor Donovan Data Systems have intended to merge for a few months. Now the Department of Justice has given its stamp of approval and the two will become a new company, Mediaocean, tomorrow. The deal values Mediaocean at $1.5 billion. MediaBank founder Bill Wise tells us...
A $1.5 Billion Advertising Giant Will Be Created Tomorrow

Google Just Redefined What Android Is All About (GOOG)

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Google CEO Larry Page just announced the biggest reorganization the company has seen since he took over in 2011. Sundar Pichai, who oversees the Chrome Web browser and Google Apps, its collection of Web-based software for email and document editing, is taking over responsibility for its Android mobile operating system...
Google Just Redefined What Android Is All About (GOOG)

Massive PC-Printer Group At HP Would Be A $66 Billion Business (HPQ)

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A combined PC and printer group at HP would be responsible for a whopping $66 billion in annual revenue. But as drastic as it sounds, this is not a new idea for HP. Merging the two groups "had been in discussion on and off all the time I was...
Massive PC-Printer Group At HP Would Be A $66 Billion Business (HPQ)

Never Mind! Cisco Still Totally Hearts Set-Top Boxes.

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Someone certainly wants the world to believe that Cisco Systems is getting out of the business of selling TV set-top boxes and spent what appears to have been a busy weekend telling reporters that it’s happening. How then to explain Cisco’s strong denials of an interest in selling, and its...
Never Mind! Cisco Still Totally Hearts Set-Top Boxes.
Temping fate: can TaskRabbit go from side gigs to real jobs?

iRobot reorganizes, forms new unit focused on Ava and other emerging technologies

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iRobot has been branching out from its traditional household and military robots for quite a while, and it looks like it's now officially embracing those activities as a core part of its business. The company announced a reorganization (or "strategic realignment") today that will see it comprised of three...
iRobot reorganizes, forms new unit focused on Ava and other emerging technologies
HP confirms reorganization, PC and printer groups to merge

Kodak Exploring Sale of Certain Businesses

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Eastman Kodak Co. is exploring the sale of its personalized-imaging and document-imaging businesses, the company said Thursday, as an auction of its digital patents slogs on. The company’s chairman and chief executive, Antonio M. Perez, said the planned sales marked “an important step in our company’s reorganization to focus our...
Kodak Exploring Sale of Certain Businesses
Dow Jones President Todd Larsen Leaves
Leaked Intel memo reveals 'new devices' group created by incoming CEO Brian Krzanich

IT reorgs: Be sure of your reasons

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An IT reorganization predicated on the questions 'Who?' and 'Where?' is doomed. Instead, ask 'Why?' and 'How?'...
IT reorgs: Be sure of your reasons

EA restructure results in hundreds of layoffs, two studios closed

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Electronic Arts announced today that the company is undergoing an organizational restructure that has "led to some difficult decisions to reduce the workforce in some locations." Two sources with knowledge of the situation told Polygon that the layoffs, part of EA's extended and ongoing reorganization, now number in the...
EA restructure results in hundreds of layoffs, two studios closed
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