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  • Meyer resigns as AMD's CEO

    Advanced Micro Devices on Monday said that Dirk Meyer has resigned from the post of CEO, and that the company is beginning to search for a new chief executive.

    Written by Agam Shah11 Jan. 11 09:22
  • AMD CEO Dirk Meyer Resigns

    Dirk Meyer, CEO and president of AMD, has resigned effectively immediately. AMD's Board of Directors has announced that Senior Vice President and CFO Thomas Seifert will replace him as interim CEO.

    Written by Jason Cross11 Jan. 11 09:17
  • Microsoft's Muglia stepping down

    Longtime Microsoft executive Bob Muglia, president of the company's server and tools business, will step down from his position later this year, according to a Steve Ballmer memo issued Monday to company employees.

    Written by Joab Jackson11 Jan. 11 05:45
  • SAP in another exec reshuffle

    Three SAP vice presidents and a head of services are leaving the company, as part of a major management reshuffle, it is understood.

    Written by Leo King22 Dec. 10 02:25
  • Report: SEC investigating Mark Hurd's departure from HP

    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has opened an information investigation into the circumstances surrounding Mark Hurd's departure from Hewlett-Packard, <a href="">The Wall Street Journal reported Monday</a>.

    Written by Robert McMillan21 Dec. 10 11:54
  • Geek of the Year: Mark Zuckerberg

    The ballots have been cast, the votes have been counted, the results are in, and once again, I was robbed. Instead of being named Time's Person of the Year, they gave it to that sweaty creep Zuckerberg.

    Written by Robert X. Cringely16 Dec. 10 11:31
  • Despite recession, finance job competition stays strong

    Finding qualified candidates for financial services and accounting positions should prove easy with the U.S. unemployment rate near 10 per cent. However, firms have encountered a competitive marketplace as they search for the right employee, according to a new survey.

    Written by Fred O'Connor11 Dec. 10 07:21
  • 'Human cloud' of skilled workers growing in importance

    Online labor by independent "cloud" workers probably represents nearly $US1 billion per year in earnings in the U.S., said Elance President and CEO Fabio Rosati, who expects the federal government to consider gathering statistics about the sector beginning next year.

    Written by Stephen Lawson13 Dec. 10 06:37
  • names its first chief scientist has named JP Rangaswami, formerly chief scientist of BT Group, to a newly created position of the same name, the company said Wednesday.

    Written by Chris Kanaracus29 Nov. 10 05:44
  • Why CIOs should friend CMOs

    Have you friended your chief marketing officer yet? If you're like most CIOs, I'll bet not. Being Best Friends Forever with the CMO is still a ways off your radar screen.

    Written by Maryfran Johnson24 Nov. 10 10:06
  • Microsoft nabs OpenStreetMap founder

    As part of an initiative to leverage the OpenStreetMap project for its own Bing Maps, Microsoft has hired OSM founder Steve Coast, the company announced Tuesday.

    Written by Joab Jackson25 Nov. 10 06:04
  • Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg

    Our slideshow series picks apart tech's most infamous CEOs. Today, Mark Zuckerberg, it's your turn. This will be less painful than the movie. We promise.

    Written by Kristin Burnham24 Nov. 10 06:39