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Logitech's definition of 'strong?' A range of mice that taste forgot (video)

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Logitech has unveiled the global graffiti collection, a range of peripherals that are inspired by the "global community". We're not sure if this is the start of the "strong" lineup of products new president Bracken P. Darrell promised or he's trying to get rid of the, erm, more colorful...
Logitech's definition of 'strong?' A range of mice that taste forgot (video)

Federated Media CEO Deanna Brown steps down, company founder John Battelle assumes leadership

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Federated Media’s CEO Deanna Brown announced today that she will be leaving her position within the company. In her place, founder and Executive Chairman John Batelle will succeed in an attempt to keep the company competitive in a evolving industry landscape. Brown has not announced her next plans, but she...
Federated Media CEO Deanna Brown steps down, company founder John Battelle assumes leadership

MASON: You Can't Talk The Stock Up To $20 (GRPN)

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One of the alleged criticisms of Andrew Mason's tenure as CEO of Groupon is that he's not publicly defending the company's performance. When asked at our IGNITION conference if he needs to be more vocal about all the good things that are happening for Groupon, Mason say, "You can't talk...
MASON: You Can't Talk The Stock Up To $20 (GRPN)
PR isn't rocket science. Just ask Keith Rabois
Yahoo Tries To Quell Furor Over Work-At-Home Ban

Microsoft’s J. Allard and Robbie Bach Are Leaving The Company

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Microsoft is losing two high-profile executives. Both J. Allard, "Chief Experience Offer" and Entertainment and Device Division's CTO, and Robbie Bach, President of Entertainment and Devices Division, are leaving the company per a Steve Ballmer email from this morning. These are the guys behind the Xbox, Zune, Project Natal, and...
Microsoft’s J. Allard and Robbie Bach Are Leaving The Company
RIM CEO announces purges, wants to recapture love of enterprise IT

Hey, Tim Cook: We found an executive to run Apple Retail for you

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Ron Johnson is out as CEO of J.C. Penney. After less than two years on the job, it’s not quite clear what the next step would be for him. Luckily for him, it just so happens that Johnson’s former employer, Apple, has an opening for someone with his qualifications: SVP...
Hey, Tim Cook: We found an executive to run Apple Retail for you
Former interim CEO Ross Levinsohn leaves Yahoo

Marissa Mayer Asked Terry Semel For Advice On How To Run Yahoo (YHOO)

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In the past couple days, New Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer reached out to former Yahoo CEO Terry Semel for advice and the pair had a pleasant phone conversation about the history Big Purple, a source tells us. Terry Semel was Yahoo's CEO from 2001 to 2007, when he was fired...
Marissa Mayer Asked Terry Semel For Advice On How To Run Yahoo (YHOO)

FCC chairman Julius Genachowski to step down

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Genachowski, who has upset public interest groups and telecoms groups during FCC tenure, to resign in 'coming weeks'The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, Julius Genachowski, is resigning in the "coming weeks."The country's top telecommunications regulator told a staff meeting of his decision Friday morning. His impending departure was reported...
FCC chairman Julius Genachowski to step down

Cloud control

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I had the pleasure of sharing the stage at the Cloud Leadership Forum with John Howie. Howie is the newly minted chief operating officer for the Cloud Security Alliance. He came to the CSA after a tenure at "a large cloud provider"--very large indeed--and was able to address both my...
Cloud control

DARPA Director Goes to Google But Probes Continue

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Regina Dugan takes a senior executive job at Google, but audits continue into potential conflicts of interest with contract awards during her DARPA tenure....
DARPA Director Goes to Google But Probes Continue

Report: Google hires Apple exec to work on 'secret project'

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Google appears to have scored another coup in its ongoing rivalry with Apple, having reportedly lured one of the company's senior directors to its Mountain View headquarters. Simon Prakash, pictured above, has worked at Apple for more than eight years, most recently serving as the firm's senior director of...
Report: Google hires Apple exec to work on 'secret project'
There Are 2 Obvious Reasons Groupon CEO Andrew Mason Wasn't Fired (GRPN)
Yelp makes a better second impression in Q2 with $32.7M in revenue and $0.03 loss per share

What's a Fox News celebrity doing in Apple v. Samsung?

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Samsung has until 5 p.m. Thursday to explain why Susan Estrich was representing it FORTUNE -- In addition to becoming the youngest woman win tenure at Harvard, running Michael Dukakis' presidential campaign, writing more than half a dozen books (most recently Soulless: Ann Coulter and the Right-Wing Church of Hate) and doing...
What's a Fox News celebrity doing in Apple v. Samsung?

New Washington parlor game: Who will replace Julius?

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Two questions dominate current conversation in Washington's telecom world: When with Julius leave and who will replace him? Julius Genachowski, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission is expected to leave his position as early as next month even though this tenure doesn't end until the summer, according to people...
New Washington parlor game: Who will replace Julius?
10 things we'd like to see Tim Cook do in his next year at Apple

Politico's Takedown Of The New York Times Editor 'Doesn't Ring True To Me,' Says Brian Stelter (NYT)

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Last night, Politico published a story called "Turbulence At The New York Times." Citing "More than a dozen current and former members of the editorial staff" it said that Times executive editor Jill Abramson is "stubborn and condescending" and "difficult to work with." It said: Just a year and a half...
Politico's Takedown Of The New York Times Editor 'Doesn't Ring True To Me,' Says Brian Stelter (NYT)

Former Apple Retail Head Ron Johnson Fired as CEO of JC Penney

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CNBC is reporting that former Apple Retail head Ron Johnson is out as CEO of JC Penney, the job he took after resigning from Apple. @CNBC: BREAKING: Ron Johnson out as J.C. Penney CEO - sourceJohnson departed Apple in late 2011 and was replaced by John Browett, the CEO of...
Former Apple Retail Head Ron Johnson Fired as CEO of JC Penney

Get to Know Ross Levinsohn

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The remarkable news today that, among other important board moves, Ross Levinsohn will take over as interim CEO at Yahoo may well mark the end of an era – should his tenure stick, perhaps we can stop talking about the web pioneer in past or conditional tenses. If you’d like...
Get to Know Ross Levinsohn

Last Day at Google

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Today was my last day at Google. It's been 6.5 years since I first started at Google, and let me tell you when I first joined I did not expect to stick around for that long. My previous longest tenure was at Mpath Interactive for 3.5 years. I remember joining...
Last Day at Google

Dell board member James Breyer will not run for reelection as the firm looks to head private

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Today Dell announced that its board member James Breyer has declined to “stand for reelection.” He’s out, in other words. The news isn’t particularly surprising, as Dell is enduring external pressure and internal turmoil as its business contracts and its founder attempts to take it private. Michael Dell, along with Silverlake...
Dell board member James Breyer will not run for reelection as the firm looks to head private

RIM may cut 2,000-plus jobs within two weeks

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RIM's current chief Thorsten Heins has had to make some tough decisions in the first few months of his tenure -- and he could be making some particularly difficult choices about trimming the rank and file within the next two weeks. Assuming we take the claims of several contacts...
RIM may cut 2,000-plus jobs within two weeks

New York Times Executive Editor Still Betting On Print

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New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson hasn't given up on the print industry just yet. At Business Insider's IGNITION conference today, Abramson said that there's a big appetite for both the print and digital versions of The New York Times. "I know that no one can predict that there...
New York Times Executive Editor Still Betting On Print

FCC to pull plug on Falcone’s LightSquared

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Federal officials on Tuesday struck a major blow to satellite venture LightSquared, saying the government plans to take away its permission to operate as a mainstream high-speed wireless network. In a major reversal, the Federal Communications Commission said it plans to “suspend indefinitely” LightSquared’s conditional waiver to operate as a...
FCC to pull plug on Falcone’s LightSquared

Apple Falls to Four-Year Low in Online Customer Satisfaction Survey

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The post-Ron Johnson era did not begin well for Apple. Earlier this year, the company ousted Johnson’s successor, John Browett, as head of its retail operations following a series of rare and embarrassing cockups. Initially, those missteps appeared to be largely operational, fomenting unrest and criticism among Apple Store...
Apple Falls to Four-Year Low in Online Customer Satisfaction Survey

Is Keith Olbermann Seriously This Much Of A Prima-Donna?

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We read the details of Keith Olbermann's complaints about Current TV expecting to see that Olbermann had a legitimate beef. After all, after getting fired, Olbermann took to Twitter to blast the "ethics" of Current TV bosses Al Gore and Joel Hyatt and promising that the "truth" about said...
Is Keith Olbermann Seriously This Much Of A Prima-Donna?

What's Wrong With Electronic Arts?

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Electronic Arts CEO John Riccitiello just announced that he would resign after a six-year tenure as chief executive of the company....
What's Wrong With Electronic Arts?
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