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Google Glass Will ‘Definitely’ Get Someone Punched In The Face By This CEO Google Glass Will ‘Definitely’ Get Someone Punched In The Face By This CEO
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Meetup CEO Scott Heiferman wants to punch someone in the face wearing Google Glass. It’s not entirely clear whether that means he wants to punch someone wearing Google Glass in the face or if he wants to punch someone in …

This May Or May Not Be Mark Zuckerberg’s Old Angelfire Site (But It’s Funny Either Way) This May Or May Not Be Mark Zuckerberg’s Old Angelfire Site (But It’s Funny Either Way)
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The authenticity of this doesn’t appear to have been confirmed by anyone so far, but a link to an old school Angelfire site was posted at Hacker News (via Gizmodo), and it was allegedly created by Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg …

Apple CEO Apologizes To Chinese Consumers Apple CEO Apologizes To Chinese Consumers
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Apple CEO Tim Cook apologized to China this week in a letter posted to the company’s Chinese site. The apology is for the company’s lack of communication with regards to its warranty policies for the iPhone 4 and 4S. The …

Groupon Stock Rises On Andrew Mason Departure Groupon Stock Rises On Andrew Mason Departure

As you may know, Groupon fired its CEO on Thursday, a day after another disappointing earnings release, which sent stock tumbling. Since the news broke, the stock has taken a turn for the better. In after hours trading on Thursday, …

John Battelle Going Back To CEO Role At Federated Media John Battelle Going Back To CEO Role At Federated Media

Federated Media Publishing announced today that Deanna Brown is stepping down as CEO. Founder John Battelle ,who has been in an Executive Chairman role since handing over the CEO reins to Brown in early 2011, is reprising his role as …

AOL Appoints Susan Lyne CEO Of Brand Group, Minson Steps Down As COO AOL Appoints Susan Lyne CEO Of Brand Group, Minson Steps Down As COO

AOL just announced that it has appointed Susan Lyne CEO of its brand group, and she will run the AOL operating unit that houses the company’s portfolio of brands. There were already rumors being reported that she would be taking …

What ‘Thinking Like Zuck’ Could Mean For Your Business What ‘Thinking Like Zuck’ Could Mean For Your Business
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Not everyone loves all of Facebook’s policies and practices, but one thing that’s hard to argue against is Founder/CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s entrepreneurial success. Have you learned anything about business from the Facebook story? Let us know in the comments. Think …

Groupon CEO Andrew Mason Is Pissed Off About Mayo Groupon CEO Andrew Mason Is Pissed Off About Mayo

Groupon CEO Andrew Mason is not very happy with the state of sandwich shops. More specifically, he’s not very happy about their mayonaise policies. The quirky executive took to Twitter today to rant about the issue (hat tip to Forbes). …

Freshly Funded ChaCha Thinks It Has Q&A Right This Time Freshly Funded ChaCha Thinks It Has Q&A Right This Time

Last week, Q&A vet ChaCha closed a new $14 million round of funding showing that there are still believers in the Q&A space. We had the opportunity to speak with founder and CEO Scott Jones about what ChaCha has in …

Alibaba CEO Jack Ma To Leave Post Alibaba CEO Jack Ma To Leave Post

Jack Ma, founder and CEO of Chinese ecommerce powerhouse Alibaba, will soon shed his CEO title, though he will remain executive chairman, and focus on strategic direction of the company, which he founded in 1999. Ma sent a letter around …

Hulu CEO Jason Kilar To Depart Soon Hulu CEO Jason Kilar To Depart Soon

Hulu CEO Jason Kilar announced today that he will step down in Q1. He posted an email he sent to the Hulu team to the Hulu blog. CTO Rich Tom is also stepping down. Kilar says he is currently working …

Quora Has A New Mission, Plans To Expand Beyond Q&A Quora Has A New Mission, Plans To Expand Beyond Q&A
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Quora CEO Adam D’Angelo has announced a new mission for the company, which sounds like it could have been taken from a page of a certain Mountain View company. Quora’s mission is “to share and grow the world’s knowledge.” In …

Blake Irving (Of Yahoo And Microsoft Fame) Is Now GoDaddy’s CEO Blake Irving (Of Yahoo And Microsoft Fame) Is Now GoDaddy’s CEO

GoDaddy has named its new CEO, and to our knowledge, he’s never killed an elephant. That would be Blake Irving, long-time product guy at Yahoo and Microsoft before that. He will assume the role as of January 7. Scott Wagner, …

Here’s Apple CEO Tim Cook’s Interview On Rock Center Here’s Apple CEO Tim Cook’s Interview On Rock Center
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Apple CEO Tim Cook appeared on Rock Center with Brian Williams this week in a rare television interview. As Williams points out, Cook is able to walk around public places without being recognized. Pretty incredible, considering the popularity of the …

Groupon Will Reportedly Keep Andrew Mason As CEO Groupon Will Reportedly Keep Andrew Mason As CEO
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Earlier this week, reports were coming out that Groupon CEO Andrew Mason was on a very short leash, with Board members discussing replacing him. Kara Swisher at All Things D talked about a source indicating that Groupon needs “an Eric …

New CNN President Named: Jeff Zucker 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, …

Report: Groupon Looking For An Eric Schmidt To Andrew Mason’s Larry Page Report: Groupon Looking For An Eric Schmidt To Andrew Mason’s Larry Page
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Groupon stock has been on a rebound of late, thanks to an investment in the company by Tiger Global – the firm purchased a 9.9% stake in the company – but leadership at Groupon is currently in question, and there …

Intel President And CEO Paul Otellini To Retire In May Intel President And CEO Paul Otellini To Retire In May
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Intel president and CEO Paul Otellini will retire from the company at its annual shareholders’ meeting in May, Intel announced today. He has been with the company for nearly 40 years. The board of directors will conduct a process of …

Larry Page Parody Twitter Account Had A Blast With Google’s Earnings Blunder Larry Page Parody Twitter Account Had A Blast With Google’s Earnings Blunder

As you may have heard, Google had something of a blunder on Thursday, when its earnings report was released several hours early while the market was very open. The big problem was that Google missed estimates, and shares immediately began …

Watch Google CEO Larry Page Speak At Zeitgeist Americas 2012 [Video] Watch Google CEO Larry Page Speak At Zeitgeist Americas 2012 [Video]

Google CEO Larry Page made his first public speaking appearance since dealing with some vocal cord issues that kept him from some company events this year. He spoke at Zeitgeist Americas on Tuesday, and talked about a number of things …

Twitter Co-Founder Jack Dorsey Is Only Spending One Day A Week At The Company Twitter Co-Founder Jack Dorsey Is Only Spending One Day A Week At The Company

The New York Times ran a piece this week about Twitter, saying that CEO Dick Costolo is “essentially running the business alone,” and that co-founder Jack Dorsey, who returned to the company last year after leaving in 2008, has assumed …