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The Surprising Silver Lining Of The Dramatic Executive Shakeup At Yahoo

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Scott Thompson resigned as CEO of Yahoo and Ross Levinsohn is stepping in as Yahoo's new interim chief. Levinsohn becomes the company's sixth CEO in just five years, and all five board members will be replaced. Despite the drama, these moves could turn into a huge positive for Yahoo. Watch below...
The Surprising Silver Lining Of The Dramatic Executive Shakeup At Yahoo
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Here's How Tim Cook Explained Apple's Executive Shakeup To Employees (AAPL)

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9to5Mac, an Apple news website, got a copy of Apple CEO Tim Cook's email to employees about the dramatic ouster of top executives Scott Forstall and John Browett and the expanded responsibilities other executives got. Most of it reiterates what the company announced publicly. But the nuances of language Cook...
Here's How Tim Cook Explained Apple's Executive Shakeup To Employees (AAPL)

Avaya lays out roadmap for unified software management

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As Avaya continues its transition from a hardware company into a communications and collaboration software provider, it is going through some growing pains, including a shakeup of executives and uncertainty around a potential initial public offering that's been rumored for months....
Avaya lays out roadmap for unified software management
Former Apple exec: Scott Forstall 'got what he deserved' when Apple fired him
90 Seconds on The Verge: an FCC shakeup, Apple's security hole, and a new Pepsi bottle

Zynga loses CFO Dave Wehner to Facebook, appoints Mark Vranesh as replacement

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Zynga’s CFO David Wehner has left the company, and will head to Facebook for a financial role there. According to Business Insider, his job there will be “vice president for corporate finance and business planning.” Also out today is news from Zynga, reshaping its executive staff: David Ko will take...
Zynga loses CFO Dave Wehner to Facebook, appoints Mark Vranesh as replacement

The Social Marketing Shakeup Continues: Syncapse Buys Clickable

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Have you bought or sold a company that helps companies market themselves on Facebook? Join the club — a consolidation wave has hit the industry in the last few months. Here’s the newest example: Syncapse, a 5-year-old company that helps companies manage their presence on Facebook, has acquired Clickable, a 6-year-old...
The Social Marketing Shakeup Continues: Syncapse Buys Clickable

Yahoo in another shakeup as chairman and directors depart

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The shakeup at Yahoo continues as the company's chairman and three directors stepped down Tuesday. The new board could be gearing up to sell the Internet company, or the new CEO may be looking for a board that will support him....
Yahoo in another shakeup as chairman and directors depart

LaCie 2big, 4big Quadra drives hop the USB 3.0 bandwagon, give Macs 12TB of speedy storage

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LaCie has been sprucing up its smaller drives to handle a new crop of Macs that support USB 3.0. It's now turn for the big boys to play. Updated versions of the 2big Quadra and 4big Quadra (not yet shown here) use the faster port to reach the potential...
LaCie 2big, 4big Quadra drives hop the USB 3.0 bandwagon, give Macs 12TB of speedy storage

Smartphone shakeup: T-Mobile to merge with MetroPCS

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Deutsche Telekom says that it has reached an agreement with MetroPCS to combine the smaller prepaid carrier with T-Mobile USA, its nationwide U.S. wireless operator. [Read more]...
Smartphone shakeup: T-Mobile to merge with MetroPCS

Will Apple's New Design Approach Kill The Luster Steve Jobs Loved ?

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Luxurious stitched leather. A fine wood grain you can almost feel. An old-fashioned microphone. If you use Apple devices, expect to encounter less of this kind of thing decorating your apps and operating system. After Monday's big executive shakeup at the company, the interface design principles employed in the company's...
Will Apple's New Design Approach Kill The Luster Steve Jobs Loved ?

Preparing for the realtime web

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Shared by Bud My mini-thoughts on all of this. I'd like to see more things that are rentable. Instead of fremium, I want rent-based. Things like App Engine and AWS offer me rent-based real time services or the basis for creating them. The dominance of static web pages -- and...
Preparing for the realtime web
What OMGPOP CEO's Exit Means For Zynga (ZNGA)

Nokia World broken up into smaller events, bumped up to September 5-6

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We hope you hadn't planned too much of your late summer around the original Nokia World 2012 schedule, because the timetable has just been given a big shakeup. Instead of holding one, monolithic event in late September, Finland's phone giant is splitting the show into smaller, more targeted events....
Nokia World broken up into smaller events, bumped up to September 5-6

RIM executive shakeup continues with new COO, CMO

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Research in Motion announced on Tuesday that it has hired a new chief operating officer and a chief marketing officer, continuing a shakeup of the company's executive team....
RIM executive shakeup continues with new COO, CMO
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Difference in opinion might have prompted Fusion-io leadership changes

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The stock market was shocked Wednesday by news that two founders of flash memory vendor Fusion-io, CEO David Flynn and Chief Marketing Officer (and one-time CEO) Rick White, have suddenly left the company. Some analysts are speculating that a difference in opinion over the company’s future direction could be to...
Difference in opinion might have prompted Fusion-io leadership changes

SoftBank reportedly in talks to acquire Sprint

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SoftBank, Japan’s third-largest mobile carrier, is reportedly in talks to acquire a controlling stake in Sprint, according to a several different news reports. SoftBank hasn’t confirmed the deal and is reportedly “checking the facts” of the report. Japanese newspaper Nikkei said that SoftBank is looking to spend more than 1.5...
SoftBank reportedly in talks to acquire Sprint

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

Former Twitter Chief Scientist Abdur Chowdhoury Raises $1.35M For Super-Stealthy Startup Pushd

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Former Twitter Chief Scientist Abdur Chowdhoury is working on a new, super-stealthy project called Pushd. Details are scarce, but here’s what we know: According to an SEC filing, he’s teamed up with Summize co-founder Eric Jensen and the two have raised $1.35 million for the venture, which is based in...
Former Twitter Chief Scientist Abdur Chowdhoury Raises $1.35M For Super-Stealthy Startup Pushd
Where's the big money going in Europe? On money itself

It’s On: 8GB Nook Tablet Takes Aim At Kindle Fire With $199 Price Tag

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While initial reports pointed at a launch on February 22, Barnes & Noble has just taken to the wires to officially announce the release of the new 8GB Nook Tablet. As expected the new Nook variant has a price tag to match its reduced memory capacity, and with both now...
It’s On: 8GB Nook Tablet Takes Aim At Kindle Fire With $199 Price Tag

Top RIM jobs were too powerful and had to go - inquiry

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BlackBerry biz shakeup demanded by independent review Research in Motion (RIM) has handed out a largely moot independent report revealing that it shouldn't have had its CEOs as chairmen of the board.…...
Top RIM jobs were too powerful and had to go - inquiry
Google to use 'semantic search' to add answers to search results, says WSJ

Guess who else is planning lots of Android LTE devices

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“These LTE devices are the fore-runners of a wide range of LTE devices ZTE will bring to the market in the coming months, as more and more LTE networks come on stream.” That’s a quote from He Shiyou, executive VP and head of ZTE’s terminal division, commenting on two new handsets...
Guess who else is planning lots of Android LTE devices

Virgin Mobile offers $100 rebate to T-Mobile turncoats, now through May 31st

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In the wake of T-Mobile's recently unveiled Simple Choice plans, Virgin Mobile is capitalizing on the shakeup by playing a value card of its own. Now through May 31st, the Sprint-owned MVNO is offering $100 credit to all T-Mobile subscribers willing to port their number to Virgin Mobile. Study...
Virgin Mobile offers $100 rebate to T-Mobile turncoats, now through May 31st

Amid A Messy Lawsuit, Two Top Execs Are Out At Good Technology

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Good Technology, a maker of mobile enterprise software, is undergoing a major shake up at the top. In December, its chief of marketing, Jim Moise, was out the door, after a year on the job. In January, it replaced CEO King Lee with former Motorola executive Christy Wyatt. In...
Amid A Messy Lawsuit, Two Top Execs Are Out At Good Technology
For Apple, 'it's all downhill from here'

Engadget Mobile Podcast 123 - 01.29.2012

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If a BlackBerry falls from the bush in the forest, but there are no bloggers to blog about it, does it make a sound? The Engadget Mobile Podcasters answer this question at length with the help of the one and only CrackBerry Kevin.Hosts: Myriam Joire (tnkgrl), Brad MolenGuests: Kevin...
Engadget Mobile Podcast 123 - 01.29.2012
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