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  • China group buying sites fight Groupon's alleged poaching

    Group buying sites in China are vowing not to re-hire employees who go to work for Groupon, as a way to prevent the company from poaching their workers, according to a staff member at one Chinese group buying site.

    Written by Michael Kan27 Jan. 11 14:50
  • Google CEO shakeup: Advantage Microsoft in apps war?

    You have to wonder if Microsoft execs were dancing the jig after hearing the news that business-minded Google CEO Eric Schmidt was replaced by 38-year-old co-founder and elusive search guru Larry Page.

    Written by Shane O'Neill26 Jan. 11 07:03
  • Intel taps for creative director job

    William James Adams Jr., better known as of the popular music group Black Eyed Peas, was named Intel's new director of creative innovation, the chip maker said Tuesday.

    Written by Dan Nystedt26 Jan. 11 06:11
  • Google's CEO switch could be a risky move

    Google's decision to change CEOs, announced on the same day it reported yet another blockbuster quarter, begs the question of whether the company is trying to fix something that isn't broken.

    Written by Juan Carlos Perez24 Jan. 11 02:39
  • Schmidt to step aside as Google CEO, Page taking over

    Google co-founder Larry Page will take over as Google CEO in April from Eric Schmidt, who will remain with the company as executive chairman.

    Written by Juan Carlos Perez and Stephen Lawson21 Jan. 11 09:42
  • HP orders probe into Hurd's departure, report says

    Hewlett-Packard plans to commission an external probe into the resignation of former CEO Mark Hurd, including his controversial multi-million dollar severance package.

    Written by Ralph Jennings20 Jan. 11 21:12
  • Apple stays quiet about Jobs' future

    Apple executives answered questions about the company's products and the state of the Korean technology market Tuesday, but they offered no insight into the most pressing issue before the world's most valuable technology company: Is Steve Jobs coming back?

    Written by Robert McMillan19 Jan. 11 11:13
  • With Apple's Jobs on leave, many questions and few answers

    With Steve Jobs taking another medical leave, Apple customers, investors, partners and employees are again left to wonder what implications this will have for the company's stock, financial performance, product development and business operations.

    Written by Juan Carlos Perez18 Jan. 11 04:55
  • Apple CEO Steve Jobs to take medical leave of absence

    Apple CEO Steve Jobs will take a leave of absence from the company for medical reasons, but will remain involved in major strategic decisions, the company said Monday. He will leave day-to-day operations to COO Tim Cook.

    Written by Peter Sayer18 Jan. 11 01:54
  • New worldwide channel chief at SAP

    There's been a change in the channel leadership at enterprise software vendor SAP AG (NYSE: SAP) with the departure this week of Pat Hume, the worldwide channel chief who has led SAP's ongoing transformation from a direct-first company to one that is embracing the indirect go to market, particularly in the small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) space.

    Written by Jeff Jedras13 Jan. 11 03:28
  • IT works out, and gets fit

    The phrase "team-building exercise" has a literal meaning for the IT staff at JM Family Enterprises Inc.

    Written by Mary K. Pratt11 Jan. 11 03:51