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Google reportedly worried Apple will drag its feet in approving new iOS Google Maps app

Police officer resigns over Margaret Thatcher tweets

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Sergeant Jeremy Scott, who allegedly wrote he hoped Lady Thatcher's death was painful, quits Met policeA police officer who allegedly tweeted that he hoped the death of Lady Thatcher was "painful and degrading" has resigned from the Metropolitan police.Sergeant Jeremy Scott quit as the Met prepared to suspend him, a...
Police officer resigns over Margaret Thatcher tweets
Mayor Bloomberg says surveillance drones are inevitable in NYC: 'get used to it'
The Vergecast 055 - November 15th, 2012

AMD's stock price plummets amidst CFO resignation

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Just weeks after AMD revealed its plans for its next CPU refresh, Bulldozer, the company has taken a significant financial hit. It comes on Monday, in the aftermath the imminent departure of AMD's chief financial officer, Thomas Seifert. “Seifert’s departure is not based on any disagreement over the company’s accounting principles...
AMD's stock price plummets amidst CFO resignation

U.S. Attorney's Office Issues Statement Defending Prosecution of Aaron Swartz

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Mr. Swartz (Photo: Raw Story) Following intense outcry and mounting pressure for her resignation in the wake of the suicide of hacker activist Aaron Swartz, Massachusetts U.S. Attorney Carmen Ortiz has penned a statement, issued by the U.S. Attorney’s Office, defending her actions in Mr. Swartz’s prosecution. “I know that there is...
U.S. Attorney's Office Issues Statement Defending Prosecution of Aaron Swartz
The C in CEO should stand for "custodian of the vision"

Dell Services Head Schuckenbrock Resigns Suddenly

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Dell just announced a weird resignation. Stephen Schuckenbrock, the head of Dell Services, an $8.5 billion business unit for which CEO Michael Dell has expressed high hopes as part of his long-term transformation strategy at that company, has just resigned “to pursue other opportunities.” That’s the classic line that companies...
Dell Services Head Schuckenbrock Resigns Suddenly

Yahoo CEO's Downfall

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How the error in former Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson's bio led to his resignation....
Yahoo CEO's Downfall

Olympus may pick insider as president following scandal

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Scandal ravaged Olympus will appoint an insider, Hiroyuki Sasa, as its next president. The appointment, reported by Nikkei [sub. required], will be effective April 20, and comes in the wake of the resignation of its former president, Shuichi Takayama, who took responsibility for the company's $1.7 billion accounting fraud and...
Olympus may pick insider as president following scandal
Best Buy CEO admits defeat, promises to 'raise the bar' for employees

How Not To Handle A Resignation Gracefully

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How Not To Handle A Resignation Gracefully
Ignoring Thompson turmoil, Yahoo debuts Genome big data app at Internet Week

GndCB sez "Almost every move based on disinfo / lies": Blair's resignation may reflect inherent conflicts in job of intelligence chief

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GndCB sez "Almost every move based on disinfo / lies": Blair's resignation may reflect inherent conflicts in job of intelligence chief

Here's What's Really Going On At LA Startup, BeachMint

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Earlier this week, PandoDaily reported that BeachMint's CMO, John Volturo, left because, "something about BeachMint was no longer hot, sexy, or groundbreaking enough to keep Volturo's attention." PandoDaily also suggested Volturo was selling his shares to BeachMint investor, Millenium Technology Value Partners. We got on the phone with BeachMint president...
Here's What's Really Going On At LA Startup, BeachMint
Petraeus downfall illustrates scope of feds' e-mail snooping powers

Top 10 privacy law violations in the Petraeus probe

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There ought to be law protecting the privacy of government inquiries that don't lead to formal charges. Come to think of it, there is. By Roger Parloff FORTUNE -- As a reporter I salute my professional colleagues for so thoroughly laying bare the recent U.S. Justice Department inquiry that led...
Top 10 privacy law violations in the Petraeus probe

Adobe CTO Kevin Lynch Headed to Apple

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Adobe Chief Technology Officer Kevin Lynch tendered his resignation yesterday to pursue other opportunities. At Apple. Here’s the statement from Adobe, details to follow. Kevin Lynch, Adobe CTO, is leaving the company effective March 22 to take a position at Apple.  We will not be replacing the CTO position; responsibility...
Adobe CTO Kevin Lynch Headed to Apple

Hell No, Tumblr Users Won't Go To Yahoo!

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We’ve all by now heard about how Yahoo is trying to get some “cool” with a supposed $1 billion purchase of hip blogging platform Tumblr, but it may be a moot point if Tumblr’s users fail to stick around post-sale. Microsoft and Facebook may be trying to make a move ahead...
Hell No, Tumblr Users Won't Go To Yahoo!

Here's What's Really Going On At LA Startup, BeachMint

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Earlier this week, PandoDaily reported that BeachMint's CMO, John Volturo, left because, "something about BeachMint was no longer hot, sexy, or groundbreaking enough to keep Volturo's attention." PandoDaily also suggested Volturo was selling his shares to BeachMint investor, Millenium Technology Value Partners. We got on the phone with BeachMint president...
Here's What's Really Going On At LA Startup, BeachMint
T-Mobile CEO resigns, COO put in as temporary replacment

Yahoo’s big data play Genome is smart, but …

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Yahoo is looking to leverage its big data prowess with a new tool for marketers called Genome. A combination of data, analytics and technology derived from its interclick acquisition and advertising deals with Microsoft and AOL, Yahoo says Genome helps marketers “understand consumer needs, anticipate audiences’ future performance, and …...
Yahoo’s big data play Genome is smart, but …

Pascal Cagni to Apple: Adieu, Adieu, to Yieu and Yieu and Yieu

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Pascal Cagni, vice president and general manager of Apple Europe, Middle-East, India and Africa, has reportedly left the company. Le Figaro reports that Cagni, who joined Apple in 2000, tendered his resignation Wednesday. Sources close to the company confirmed to AllThingsD that this is indeed the case, though they had...
Pascal Cagni to Apple: Adieu, Adieu, to Yieu and Yieu and Yieu

FCC commissioner McDowell will beat chairman Genachowski out the door as he announces his resignation

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Today Federal Communications Commission (FCC) commissioner Robert McDowell announced that he will step down from his post in the coming few weeks. McDowell is among the group of five commissioners that comprise the FCC’s leadership. His departure comes at a somewhat odd timing, as BizJournals noted today in its coverage of the news,...
FCC commissioner McDowell will beat chairman Genachowski out the door as he announces his resignation

OMGPOP Source: Our Engineer Who Publicly Bashed Zynga Was About To Be Fired

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It turns out you can't go around making a name for yourself by trashing your former employer in huge public forums without getting shot at back. Earlier this week – days after Zynga bought OMGPOP for $210 million – a now former OMGPOP engineer named Shay Pierce wrote a...
OMGPOP Source: Our Engineer Who Publicly Bashed Zynga Was About To Be Fired

Departing Microsoft CFO to pick up $2 million in 2014 if he doesn't work for a competitor, mock the company

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Peter Klein is all but out the door at Microsoft’s CFO, having announced his departure both internally and publicly. Klein will stay on board until his replacement is in place. Microsoft described this to TNW as a situation that will allow for a simple transition of authority. Today a SEC...
Departing Microsoft CFO to pick up $2 million in 2014 if he doesn't work for a competitor, mock the company

WSJ: FCC chairman Julius Genachowski will say tomorrow that he's stepping down

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Merely a day after FCC commissioner Robert McDowell announced his resignation, it appears that chairman Julius Genachowski is going to do likewise. According to The Wall Street Journal, Genachowski is expected to leave -- presumably as his term ends on June 30th. Granted, the departure isn't a shock to...
WSJ: FCC chairman Julius Genachowski will say tomorrow that he's stepping down
The Vatican just deleted all of Pope Benedict XVI's tweets

Here's how to secure your email and avoid becoming a 'Petraeus'

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It was a shock when David Petraeus--a respected and highly-decorated Army general--abruptly stepped down from his post as the director of the CIA earlier this week. It was even more of a jolt to learn that his resignation was due to an extramarital affair. But, the real story might...
Here's how to secure your email and avoid becoming a 'Petraeus'

News International CEO Tom Mockridge to Step Down at Year's End

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The head of News Corp.’s News International unit is stepping down at the end of the year, the company said on Sunday. Tom Mockridge, a 22-year company veteran, took over as head of the unit in July 2011, following the resignation of Rebekah Brooks, in the wake of the PhoneGate...
News International CEO Tom Mockridge to Step Down at Year's End
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