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Fly Or Die: The Nokia Lumia 800 “Flagship” Windows Phone

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Two weeks ago at the Crunchies, Dan’l Lewin, Microsoft’s top executive in Silicon Valley, came up to me and handed me a Nokia Lumia 800 Windows Phone. It was out of the box, fully charged, and ready to go—alive in my hand. It’s a beautiful phone. Thin, solid, bevelled,...
Fly Or Die: The Nokia Lumia 800 “Flagship” Windows Phone

Yahoo Needs A Visionary, Not Another Product Person: Analysts React To Marissa Mayer Leaving Google

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Google top executive Marissa Mayer has surprised the tech industry by jumping ship to become chief executive of Yahoo. Mayer started as a computer programmer for Google and rose to become a star in product development. Her background has left some analysts wondering whether she is the right person to...
Yahoo Needs A Visionary, Not Another Product Person: Analysts React To Marissa Mayer Leaving Google

Yahoo appoints former Google exec Marissa Mayer as CEO

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As a top executive and employee number 20 at Google, there wasn't necessarily a tremendous opportunity for growth at the Mountain View search giant. That may explain Marissa Mayer's recent decision to jump ship in favor of joining Yahoo as the company's chief executive -- a role the former...
Yahoo appoints former Google exec Marissa Mayer as CEO

This Is What Advertisers Hate About Facebook

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This Is What Advertisers Hate About Facebook

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

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Good morning! Here's the news: Apple is in talks to acquire The Fancy, a Pinterest competitor, in order to get a foothold in the growing e-commerce market. Yahoo just lost another top executive. Jim Heckman, the company's senior vice president of strategy, is the latest to quit since Marissa Mayer...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

Google's Marissa Mayer Is Named CEO Of Yahoo

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News updates all day from Fast Company.Via NYT: Marissa Mayer, a top executive at Google and one of the public faces of the company, has been appointed the new CEO of Yahoo. One of the most powerful women in Silicon Valley, Mayer has spent 13 years at Google and is...
Google's Marissa Mayer Is Named CEO Of Yahoo
HP, Cisco, Sun Gear Surfaces Inside Iranian Mobile Operator
Former Google exec: Larry Page ruined Google
Paul Maritz exits CEO job at VMware, to be replaced by EMC's Pat Gelsinger

Time Warner’s CEO is oblivious to AirPlay tech that will disrupt his industry

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Time Warner’s CEO Glenn A. Britt said in an interview on Friday that there is no simple way to stream Internet-based content to a television screen. Obviously, the top executive forgot about AirPlay—ya know, that little software tool included with Apple’s devices that is likely to disrupt the entire cable industry....
Time Warner’s CEO is oblivious to AirPlay tech that will disrupt his industry

Yahoo names Marissa Mayer as CEO

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Yahoo threw a curveball Monday, naming Marissa Mayer, who has been Google's vice president of location services, as its new chief executive. Mayer spoke to Dealbook's Aaron Ross Sorkin confirming that she has resigned from Google and will be Yahoo's top executive, taking over for interim chief executive Ross Levinsohn....
Yahoo names Marissa Mayer as CEO

Twitter Just Went Through A Giant Reorg

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Twitter, growing fast and ebullient about the success of its mobile ads, has split itself into three parts, Mike Isaac at AllThingsD reports. The three pieces: consumer, growth and international, and ads. That has led to the departure of some executives who didn't like their place in the revised hierarchy—most...
Twitter Just Went Through A Giant Reorg
Report: Google plans to reinvent search by understanding words

Square Has A New CFO, And She Better Get That New Financing Round Nailed Down

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Square, Jack Dorsey's payments startup, just hired its first chief financial officer—Sarah Friar, formerly a top executive at Salesforce.com. Friar is a big believer in cloud services like Salesforce.com's business-automation software and Square's payments network—so much so that she left an analyst job at Goldman Sachs to join Salesforce.com. It's a little...
Square Has A New CFO, And She Better Get That New Financing Round Nailed Down

Ex-Cisco Exec: John Chambers Has Pushed Out Anyone That Could Have Become CEO (CSCO)

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Are investors stuck with John Chambers no matter what Cisco's stock does? Insiders say they could be, because Chambers has amassed so much power that there's no way to get him to retire. "Anyone who challenges Chambers is gone. The curious thing is that every time he discusses retirement,...
Ex-Cisco Exec: John Chambers Has Pushed Out Anyone That Could Have Become CEO (CSCO)

Klout's New COO Proves The Kleiner Keiretsu Is Alive And Well

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Klout is announcing today that it's hired one of its angel investors, Emil Michael, as chief operating officer. Michael worked for nine years as a top executive at Tellme Networks, an Internet-telephony startup. He's going to lead business operations for Klout, which gives users a score based on their participation...
Klout's New COO Proves The Kleiner Keiretsu Is Alive And Well

Micron appoints Mark Durcan as new CEO

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In the wake of last week's fatal plane crash that took the life of its CEO, Micron Technology has appointed a successor, Mark Durcan. The former CTO has been with the company since 1984, and has -- per company bylaws -- been serving as interim chief since February 3rd. Robert...
Micron appoints Mark Durcan as new CEO

The Circuit: Phone hacking arrest, Yahoo vs. Facebook, Twitter branching out?

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Rebekah Brooks arrested in phone hacking case: British police arrested Rebekah Brooks, formerly a top executive at News International, and several others Tuesday in relation to the Metropolitan Police investigation into phone hacking. Read full article >>...
The Circuit: Phone hacking arrest, Yahoo vs. Facebook, Twitter branching out?

RIM's Chief Legal Officer is latest exec to leave the company

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The trickle of departures from RIM may turn into a flood in the coming weeks if recent reports are to be believed, but things aren't staying at a standstill in the interim. The company's Chief Legal Officer Karima Bawa has today become the latest top executive to leave RIM,...
RIM's Chief Legal Officer is latest exec to leave the company

ABC granted exclusive access to Apple’s Chinese factories, will air report Feb 1st.

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In recent weeks, Apple has come under intese fire lately for the conditions under which workers in its Chinese factories labor to make its products. Partly a matter of the appalling state of laborers rights in China and partly a matter of Apple being a very large and recognizable target...
ABC granted exclusive access to Apple’s Chinese factories, will air report Feb 1st.

Apple Grants ABC's 'Nightline' Access to Foxconn Factories in China

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ABCNews reports that Apple has given Nightline anchor Bill Weir exclusive access to their suppliers' factories in China."For years, Apple and Foxconn have been synonymous with monster profits and total secrecy so it was fascinating to wander the iphone and iPod production lines, meet the people who build them and...
Apple Grants ABC's 'Nightline' Access to Foxconn Factories in China

Here's The One Place Yahoo Destroyed Google (YHOO, GOOG)

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Google Finance is the rare blot on Marissa Mayer's record of hits as an executive at the search giant. The notion behind the site was simple: People were already searching for stock ticker symbols on Google. Why not just give them stock quotes, instead of making them click an extra...
Here's The One Place Yahoo Destroyed Google (YHOO, GOOG)

What Has Ron Paul Been Doing Today?

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While Mitt and Newt duked it out in Florida, Paul was off on a typically atypical schedule. Republican presidential candidate and U.S. Representative Ron Paul (R-TX) speaks to supporters at an event in Freeport, Maine January 28, 2012. (Reuters / JOEL PAGE) While Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich made their...
What Has Ron Paul Been Doing Today?

Apple hires former Xbox Live marketing head

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The latest top executive to land at Apple is former head of Xbox Live marketing Robin Burrowes, who joined the company earlier this month. Burrowes is Apple’s new head of App Store Marketing for iTunes Europe. Prior to that, he worked at Microsoft for seven years where he led product,...
Apple hires former Xbox Live marketing head

Former RIM co-CEO Lazaridis says he planned to step down for years

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Former Research In Motion co-CEO and co-Chairman Mike Lazaridis said in a recent interview that he had been planning to step down from his role at the helm of the company for several years. While speaking with The Record, Lazaridis confessed that he had been planning to relinquish his...
Former RIM co-CEO Lazaridis says he planned to step down for years
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