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Companies Can Announce Important Info on Social Media, Rules SEC After Reed Hastings Investigation

The Securities and Exchange Commission has clarified its rules on Regulation Fair Disclosure, saying that public companies can use social media outlets like Facebook or Twitter to announce key company information – just so long as the investors are made aware which social media accounts may be posting such information beforehand. “The SEC’s report of investigation confirms that Regulation FD …

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Mark Zuckerberg Takes Top Spot in Annual CEO Confidence Survey

Congratulations, Mark Zuckerberg. Your employees at Facebook approve of the way you’re running the company at a higher rate than employees at any other company in the country. Glassdoor has just put out their annual Highest Rated CEOs list, and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg tops it with a 99% approval rating. Glassdoor’s annual list comes from voluntary survey participation from …

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Hulu Taps SVP of Content Andy Forssell to Replace Jason Kilar as CEO

Back in January, Hulu CEO Jason Kilar announced that he would be stepping down at the end of Q1. And as that time fast approaches, Hulu has finally announced who will replace him when he leaves. According to Kilar, Andy Forssell will be tapped as acting CEO when he steps down at the end of March. Forssell is currently the …

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Groupon’s Next CEO Will Not Come From Within [REPORT]

Last week, after a poor Q4 earnings report, Groupon finally ousted CEO Andrew Mason after months of speculation. Executive Chairman Eric Lefkofsky and Vice Chairman Ted Leonsis were tapped to head the “Office of the Chief Executive” and serve in his place until a replacement is found. And it looks like that replacement will come from outside the company. Bloomberg …

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New CNN President Named: Jeff Zucker

CNN Worldwide today announced that Jeff Zucker will take the reigns of the global media company as its CEO. Starting in January 2013, Zucker will oversee the 23 news and information businesses under the CNN brand, including CNN International, CNN.com, and HLN. “I am thrilled to join the distinguished team of journalists across the worldwide platforms of CNN,” said Zucker. …

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New ICANN CEO Lays Out The Future Of The Internet Under His Watch

ICANN is sort of like the Justice League of the Internet. They are a NGO that’s dedicated to protecting the Internet from any one stakeholder from gaining too much power. They are the people behind the expansion of the gTLDs earlier this summer that led to Google and Amazon bidding over domain names like .book and .talk. The group now …

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Samsung CEO Replaced by Device Solutions Head

Reuters is reporting that Samsung Electronics today has replaced its CEO. Choi Gee-sung, the current CEO, will be moving to a position as the head of corporate strategy. This is not a demotion for Choi, as the group he will lead is in charge of all of the companies within Samsung Group. Choi will be replaced by Kwon Oh-hyun (pictured), …

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StumbleUpon’s Garrett Camp Steps Down as CEO

Garrett Camp, founder of StumbleUpon, is stepping down as active CEO, Business Insider is reporting. He will stay on as the company chairman, but the abrupt resignation leaves StumbleUpon suddenly without a CEO. They are now conducting a public search for a new one. Mr. Camp stuck with StumbleUpon for 10 years, after creating it as a grad student. In …

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Best Buy: Number of Closing Locations by State

We reported to you earlier that Best Buy Co. Inc. will be closing 50 big box stores and eliminating 400 positions. At that point the electronics retailer had yet to announce what locations would be closing. Today TG Daily released counts of how many stores will be closed by state. The decision to close its doors is part of Best …

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RIM Names Thorsten Heins New President And CEO

Research In Motion, makers of BlackBerry, have announced that Thorsten Heins has been appointed the company’s new President and CEO. Heins replaces Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie, who have served as co-chairs and co-CEOs for several years now. According to the announcement, Heins was recommended to the board by Lazaridis and Balsillie as part of a succession plan that they …

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Yahoo Taps PayPal President As New CEO

Yahoo’s search for a new CEO appears to be over this morning, as the company has announced that they have tapped PayPal president Scott Thompson for the job. The appointment, which was first rumored late yesterday, was confirmed this morning via press release from Yahoo. Thompson’s appointment takes effect on Monday, January 9th. Speaking on the appointment, Roy Bostock, Chairman …

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