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strategic development

Do Shakespeare plays smell as sweet when released as iPad apps?

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Explore Shakespeare apps aim to give people new ways into Macbeth and Romeo and JulietCambridge University Press and developer Agant have teamed up to launch two iPad apps providing an interactive spin on two of Shakespeare's most famous plays: Macbeth and Romeo and Juliet.Both apps - Romeo and Juliet: Explore...
Do Shakespeare plays smell as sweet when released as iPad apps?
Bob Feldstein, the man who helped AMD land the next console generation, leaves for rival Nvidia

Microsoft Assembling "SWAT Team" to Boost Bing

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Microsoft tapped former Clinton advisor and PR maven Mark Penn last week to lead a "SWAT team" focused on bolstering Microsoft's consumer initiatives. The first target? Bing, Microsoft's search engine. According to Microsoft, Penn will lead a "cross-functional team focused on consumer initiatives and will draw on his experience in...
Microsoft Assembling "SWAT Team" to Boost Bing

CBS Key Strategic -- and Digitally Inclined -- Exec Lurie Departs

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Zander Lurie — CBS’s SVP of strategic development, who worked on a number of its key digital initiatives — is leaving the media giant. Lurie has been involved in everything from the company’s acquisition of Clicker to its recent spate of licensing deals for digital distribution of its premium...
CBS Key Strategic -- and Digitally Inclined -- Exec Lurie Departs

AMD accuses former top employees of stealing over 100,000 documents

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AMD filed a complaint yesterday alleging that four of its former employees—one former vice-president and three former managers—transferred sensitive AMD documents before joining competing graphics chip maker NVIDIA and then violated a “no-solicitation of employees” promise. The company alleges that Robert Feldstein, Manoo Desai, Nicolas Kociuk collectively downloaded over...
AMD accuses former top employees of stealing over 100,000 documents

Virtualization software firm PDH Virtual raises $4 million from Citrix and others

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PHD Virtual, a virtualization management software company that specializes in the backup of VMware and Citrix, and monitoring solutions for physical, virtual and cloud environments, has raised $4 million (PDF). Half of the capital was raised in an equity funding round led by PHD Virtual business and technology partner Citrix...
Virtualization software firm PDH Virtual raises $4 million from Citrix and others

With 8m users in China, Mozilla's Firefox is battling to gain ground against local browsers

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Competition in China’s browser market is even fiercer than the US, with several local players jockeying for users alongside international brands. Mozilla has a small slice of that pie with about 8 million mainland Firefox users, but it is working to establish a dynamic developer ecosystem for its open source...
With 8m users in China, Mozilla's Firefox is battling to gain ground against local browsers

AMD accuses former staff of giving 100,000 secret documents to NVIDIA

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AMD is suing four ex-employees for allegedly taking thousands of confidential documents with them went they left the company and went to work for NVIDIA. A complaint filed to the district court of Massachusetts reveals that AMD's former VP of Strategic Development Robert Feldstein, who was instrumental in designing...
AMD accuses former staff of giving 100,000 secret documents to NVIDIA
Microsoft taps spinmeister Mark Penn as special projects chief

AMD exec behind Wii and Xbox 360 graphics jumps the fence to NVIDIA

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AMD has been suffering a conspicuous brain drain, with executives like ATI veteran Rick Bergman and CTO Eric Demers crossing over to tangentially or directly competitive companies like NVIDIA and Qualcomm. Chalk up another one for the list -- strategic development VP Bob Feldstein has bounded towards NVIDIA's (literally)...
AMD exec behind Wii and Xbox 360 graphics jumps the fence to NVIDIA

Slacker debuts weekly top 40 chart based on 'Engagement Quotient' of songs

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Slacker will start offering a weekly top 40 chart today, joining the likes of Spotify, Stitcher and Twitter Music. Unlike those services however, the list isn't necessarily filled with the most popular tracks. Instead, it's comprised of what's deemed as the 40 "most engaging tracks" in that particular week....
Slacker debuts weekly top 40 chart based on 'Engagement Quotient' of songs

Social analytics platform Awe.sm appoints a new CEO as it targets fresh clients in the media industry

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Awe.sm, a social analytics platform, is going through a leadership transition. The startup announced that it has hired former CBS Interactive Music Group Senior Vice President of Product & Strategic Development Fred McIntrye as its new CEO. He is replacing co-founder Jonathan Strauss, who is now the Head of Product Development....
Social analytics platform Awe.sm appoints a new CEO as it targets fresh clients in the media industry
AMD says former execs stole more than 100,000 secret documents before joining Nvidia

ABC Green With Envy After Wired Debuts iPad App

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ABC is said to be "leading the charge" in trying to get content on tablet devices, according to the Sydney Morning Herald, including, of course, Apple's iPad, which is set to hit the market sometime next month. ABC currently uses Flash, a software infamously not supported by the iPad, to...
ABC Green With Envy After Wired Debuts iPad App
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