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Mozilla Now Has An Interim CEO (Chris Beard)

Mozilla Now Has An Interim CEO (Chris Beard)

By Chris Crum April 14, 2014

Mozilla announced that it now has an interim CEO – Chris Beard, who has also been appointed to the board of directors. He’ll be filling in for Brendan Eich, who stepped down amid controversy surrounding his support for California anti-gay …

Netflix To Launch In France In The Fall? Netflix To Launch In France In The Fall?

We’ve been hearing for months that Netflix has been working on trying to get launches going in France and Germany. Now, it’s looking like at least one of those will become a reality later this year. Variety is reporting that …

First Meta Virtual Currency Exchange CEO Found Dead First Meta Virtual Currency Exchange CEO Found Dead

Autumn Radtke, the 28-year-old CEO of virtual currency exchange First Meta, has died. According to multiple reports, suicide is suspected, but not confirmed. The Daily Mail cites “police sources” as saying they have “strongly suspected” suicide, and reports that she …

Yelp CEO Puts Up $23K To Help Catch Dog Killer Yelp CEO Puts Up $23K To Help Catch Dog Killer

Yelp CEO Jeremy Stoppelman is really looking to make a difference this week. Not only did he write an open letter to Arizona Governor Jan Brewer urging her to veto SB 1062, which would have allowed businesses to discriminate against …

Klout CEO Explains The New Klout Klout CEO Explains The New Klout
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On Thursday, Klout launched a big redesign with a focus on “creating content,” which I suggested was really more about sharing content that others have created, and basically seems like a social news reader. Klout CEO Joe Fernandez tells WebProNews, …

Microsoft Officially Names New CEO Microsoft Officially Names New CEO

Microsoft has officially named Satya Nadella as CEO after news late last week that he had been selected. He was previously the Executive Vice President of the company’s Cloud and Enterprise group. Nadella joined the company back in 1992, and …

Satya Nadella Reported To Be Next Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Reported To Be Next Microsoft CEO

It looks like Microsoft has its next CEO. Bloomberg is reporting that the company’s board is preparing to make the company’s enterprise and cloud chief Satya Nadella the man for the job. The report cites “people briefed on the process”. …

Netflix CEO Basically Called HBO Netflix's 'Bitch' Netflix CEO Basically Called HBO Netflix's 'Bitch'

HBO CEO Richard Plepler recently made comments indicating that he doesn’t really care if HBO subscribers share their HBO Go passwords. Netflix held its fourth quarter earnings conference call in the form of a Google Hangout on Wednesday. One analyst …

Stone Looks To Twitter Mates For CEO Influence Stone Looks To Twitter Mates For CEO Influence

Twitter co-founder Biz Stone appeared on Bloomberg Television today to talk about his new app Jelly, but ended up talking a bit about Twitter as well. His time at Twitter and the people he worked with there are apparently having …

Nest Commits To Privacy Transparency Under Google Nest Commits To Privacy Transparency Under Google

Google announced a week ago that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Nest Labs, the company behind the Nest Thermostat and Nest Protect smart thermostat and smoke detector devices. Naturally, many Nest device users and otherwise curious parties …

Sarah Bird Is Now Officially The CEO Of Moz Sarah Bird Is Now Officially The CEO Of Moz
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A little over a month ago, Rand Fishkin announced that he would step down as CEO of Moz (formerly SEOmoz). He would remain with the company, and focus on product and marketing, while handing over the reins to President and …

Mullenweg Takes Over Automattic CEO Role Mullenweg Takes Over Automattic CEO Role

Automattic, the company behind WordPress, is getting a new CEO. Kind of. Founder Matt Mullenweg is stepping into the CEO role held by Toni Schneider for the past eight years, while Schneider is taking over for Mullenweg. From the sound …

Yelp Discloses Lobbying Efforts, CEO Sells  Shares Yelp Discloses Lobbying Efforts, CEO Sells Shares

A couple of interesting pieces of Yelp news have surfaced in that the company is lobbying for patent reform and copyright laws, and CEO Jeremy Stoppelman has sold nearly 15,000 shares of the company. As first reported by The Hill, …

Snapchat Talks Breach, Updates App Snapchat Talks Breach, Updates App
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As you’re probably aware, Snapchat was the target of a massive security breach that compromised 4.6 million usernames and phone numbers. The company has since responded to the problem both with an interview for the Today show and a blog …

Fishkin Talks Best And Worst Parts Of Being Moz CEO Fishkin Talks Best And Worst Parts Of Being Moz CEO
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Last month, we learned that Moz (formerly SEOmoz) CEO Rand Fishkin is stepping down from the role. He revealed that he would be handing the reins over to President and COO Sarah Bird, while taking on less of a people …

We'll Be Waiting A While For A New Microsoft CEO We'll Be Waiting A While For A New Microsoft CEO

As you’re probably aware, Microsoft announced back in the summer that CEO Steve Ballmer would be stepping down after another twelve months. The company’s Board of Directors would begin a search for his replacement. The company has now given an …

Rand Fishkin Is Stepping Down As CEO Of Moz Rand Fishkin Is Stepping Down As CEO Of Moz
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Moz CEO Rand Fishkin announced in a blog post that he is stepping down as the CEO of Moz (formerly SEOmoz). But don’t worry, you won’t be seeing less of him. In fact, from the sound of it, you’ll be …