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One on One: Jerry Weissman, Silicon Valley's Storyteller

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Jerry Weissman has been helping companies go public for nearly a quarter century. He's not an engineer or a venture capitalist, though; he's a former theater director, who schools top executives in how to talk to Wall Street. Getting a story into a clear logical flow can mean millions. Here's...
One on One: Jerry Weissman, Silicon Valley's Storyteller

These Intimidating Emails From Steve Jobs Put Apple At The Center Of Alleged Conspiracy Against Workers (AAPL, GOOG, INTC)

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Emails from former Apple CEO Steve Jobs,  published below, are at the center of a lawsuit that that connects the tech industry's most powerful executives and companies. Five tech workers are suing Apple, Google, and Intel. They say that top executives at these companies agreed to not hire each other's...
These Intimidating Emails From Steve Jobs Put Apple At The Center Of Alleged Conspiracy Against Workers (AAPL, GOOG, INTC)

Trial with Samsung reveals Apple's 7-inch iPad vision, 'Purple Project'

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Apple considered developing a car or a camera after seeing the iPod's success, and in early 2011 one of its top executives recommended making a 7-inch iPad, Friday's testimony and documents revealed in the company's patent suit against Samsung....
Trial with Samsung reveals Apple's 7-inch iPad vision, 'Purple Project'
What Were The CEOs Of Dropbox And Tumblr Doing At Facebook Today? (FB)

FoundersCard Is Poised To Hit Europe – But Are The Deals Worth It?

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Top executives often get perks just because of who they are, like freebies and travel upgrades. The American Express’ Centurion Card for instance is also known as “the black card” for this reason. Eric Kuhn started FoundersCard in 2009, deciding to bring the same rewards specifically to entrepreneurs and founders...
FoundersCard Is Poised To Hit Europe – But Are The Deals Worth It?
What's It Like To Work For Tim Cook? A Former Apple Sales Exec Dishes

More Rubble: Google Dismisses 1,200 More Motorola Employees

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Google's downsizing of Motorola continues. According to a report from the Associated Press, Google will cut another 1,200 jobs from the Motorola division, which it acquired in August, 2011 for $12.4 billion. Google announced in Aug. 2012 in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission that it would lay...
More Rubble: Google Dismisses 1,200 More Motorola Employees

At Sun Valley Conference, New Media Less of a Star

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Top executives gather this week for investment bank Allen & Co.'s annual media and technology conference in Sun Valley, Idaho. The buzz is likely to center on lingering challenges for both old and new media....
At Sun Valley Conference, New Media Less of a Star

Think Wall Street Executives Make Too Much Money? Check Out Facebook

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Where did Facebook's profits go last year? Fortune is pointing out that, according to the company's initial public offering, 8% went to its top five executives. That's more than most Wall Street firms, including JP Morgan Chase, which only shelled out $79 million to its top five executives. Sponsor That...
Think Wall Street Executives Make Too Much Money? Check Out Facebook

Apple’s Tim Cook on the iPad and the Company’s Mobile Future

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Apple Tim Cook, Apple’s chief operating officer, is one of the keynote speakers at Goldman Sachs’ annual tech conference in San Francisco. The event allows investors to hear from top executives at tech companies from Microsoft and Google to Netflix and WebMD. Mr. Cook isn’t expected to break much...
Apple’s Tim Cook on the iPad and the Company’s Mobile Future

Breaking: Windows Head Steven Sinofsky to Leave Microsoft

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Windows unit president Steven Sinofsky is leaving the company, effective immediately, AllThingsD has confirmed. The move comes less than a month after Sinofsky presided over the launch of Windows 8 and Microsoft’s Surface tablet–products seen as key to the future if the PC software pioneer is to retain its position...
Breaking: Windows Head Steven Sinofsky to Leave Microsoft

In the Sinofsky Departure, Bill Gates Sided With the Other Steve (Ballmer) at Microsoft

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Sometimes — even in the most complex of organizations, which software behemoth Microsoft most certainly is — it does come down to a simple choice. And, in the case of the seemingly sudden departure of Windows head Steve Sinofsky yesterday, several high-level sources at the company said that it...
In the Sinofsky Departure, Bill Gates Sided With the Other Steve (Ballmer) at Microsoft

Whoa, A Lot Of Words From Microsoft on ‘WOA’ PCs

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Many questions have come up since Microsoft broached the idea of making its next version of Windows run on two kinds of hardware. One of the company’s top executives has gone to unusual lengths to answer them, but some people are still scratching their heads. Steven Sinofsky, the head of...
Whoa, A Lot Of Words From Microsoft on ‘WOA’ PCs

Zynga's Chief Security Officer Nils Puhlmann Stepping Down

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The exodus continues. This time it is Nils Puhlmann, Zynga’s chief security officer, who is resigning from the social games maker. His departure was first reported by TechCrunch, who quoted several sources familiar with the matter. Over the past couple of months, Zynga has lost several top executives and mid-level managers as...
Zynga's Chief Security Officer Nils Puhlmann Stepping Down

Zuck And Sheryl Can Use Private Planes -- The Rest Of You Can Fly Commercial

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Facebook has approved the use of a private plane for CEO Mark Zuckerberg and COO Sheryl Sandberg. Zuckerberg can also use the private plane for personal purposes as part of the company's security plan for him. In those cases, they'll count it as part of his compensation. From the...
Zuck And Sheryl Can Use Private Planes -- The Rest Of You Can Fly Commercial

Nokia plans 10k job cuts, 3 top execs depart in shakeup

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Nokia CEO Stephen Elop Nokia this morning announced a major shakeup, acknowledging that “competitive industry dynamics” in the smartphone market are hurting its business more than previously expected. The company scaled back its financial forecasts, announced the departure of three top executives, and said it plans to reduce its workforce by up...
Nokia plans 10k job cuts, 3 top execs depart in shakeup

History suggests Thompson's days numbered at Yahoo

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Top executives at RadioShack, Veritas, and Lotus all left their jobs after falsehoods were found on their resumes, and a business ethicist calls the academic misstatements of Yahoo's CEO "fatal." [Read more]...
History suggests Thompson's days numbered at Yahoo

Google pays executives $15m bonuses

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Internet search giant Google is paying nearly $15m (£10.1m) in bonuses to four of its top executives for their performances last year....
Google pays executives $15m bonuses

Now Amazon Veterans Are Running Groupon (GRPN, AMZN)

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Now that Groupon has fired its CEO, Andrew Mason, the e-commerce company is largely in the hands of its current management team. And more than half of its management team previously worked at the largest e-commerce company in the world, Amazon.com. (They of course report up to Groupon investors and...
Now Amazon Veterans Are Running Groupon (GRPN, AMZN)

Apple Loses UK Appeal: Public Shaming Goes Forward

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Earlier this year, a judge in the United Kingdom awarded a rare gift to Samsung in its global patent battle against Apple. The judge ruled that Samsung did not infringe on Apple's design patents and offered a strange remedy: Apple must publically apologize to Samsung in prominent news publications...
Apple Loses UK Appeal: Public Shaming Goes Forward

Microsoft exec defends Windows 8 sales pace

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Defending Windows 8 against reports that sales have been sluggish, one of Microsoft's top executives said it will take time for customers to digest the new operating system and for device makers to ramp up production of the hardware users want: Touch-enabled PCs and tablets....
Microsoft exec defends Windows 8 sales pace

Intel's Paul Otellini to retire in May

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Chief executive had been head of Intel for eight years, and seen it consolidate grip on PC microprocessor marketIntel's chief executive has announced he will retire in May after nearly 40 years with the chipmaker, marking the third reshuffle in less than a month at a technology giant.Paul Otellini had...
Intel's Paul Otellini to retire in May
Foxconn's Apple factories start to show signs of improved working conditions

Microsoft Windows head Steven Sinofsky to leave company

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Departure comes two weeks after the launch of Windows 8 amid reports of growing friction between top execs at firmSteven Sinofsky, the head of the Windows division at Microsoft who had been seen by some as a future chief executive of the software giant, is to leave the company.The shock...
Microsoft Windows head Steven Sinofsky to leave company

Here's How Much Facebook's Top Executives Were Paid In 2011

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Facebook's S-1 contains the 2011 salaries and bonuses of its top executives. CEO and cofounder Mark Zuckerberg sits at the top with a salary of $483,333 and a bonus of $220,500 in 2011. He also received an additional $783,529 for personal costs including the use of chartered aircrafts for...
Here's How Much Facebook's Top Executives Were Paid In 2011

Top Apple iOS and retail executives to leave company

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Two of Apple's top executives are leaving the company: Scott Forstall, who has overseen the iOS platform that runs the iPhone and iPad, will leave Apple next year, and John Browett, senior vice president of retail, is leaving sooner, Apple said Monday....
Top Apple iOS and retail executives to leave company

Ballmer, Sinofsky see pay dinged over browser-ballot issue

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The salaries and incentive awards for Microsoft's CEO and some of its top executives are public. Redmond's European browser-ballot problem didn't sit well with the evaluation committee. [Read more]...
Ballmer, Sinofsky see pay dinged over browser-ballot issue

Here's The Highest-Paid Executive At Amazon.com (AMZN)

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Amazon.com is a huge online retailer which does almost $60 billion a year in sales. But it doesn't pay its executives high salaries, as Fortune's Adam Lashinsky notes in his recent cover story: For example, Jeff Wilke, who runs Amazon's North American consumer business, one of its largest, earned a...
Here's The Highest-Paid Executive At Amazon.com (AMZN)

Why Twitter's CEO Personally Teaches A Class For Every New Manager

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Twitter CEO Dick Costolo offers a personally-taught course on "managing at Twitter" to new managers at the company which he started working on around November 2011, according to his Twitter feed. Ruslan Belkin, a senior director of engineering at the company, confirmed the class on Quora and mentioned that he was...
Why Twitter's CEO Personally Teaches A Class For Every New Manager

Report: Apple 'clicking on all cylinders'

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A Barclays analyst leaves a meeting with top executives more bullish than ever You wouldn't know it from Apple's (AAPL) share price — which at one point Friday morning was down another $21, having closed Thursday off nearly $10 (see here) — but there's nothing wrong with the company that...
Report: Apple 'clicking on all cylinders'
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