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Verizon Workers Strike, 45,000 Union Members Strong

Verizon Workers Strike, 45,000 Union Members Strong

Today workers from Washington D.C. to Massachusetts went on strike one day earlier than originally planned as a new contract failed between Verizon and phone repair technicians, customer service representatives and cable installers. This new contract included health care coverage, pensions and work rules was stalled upon Verizon demanding 100+ concessions from workers. The Communications Workers of America (CWA) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) went on strike today and say they will continue until an agreement is met.

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Google almost tapped Jobs as CEO in 2000

Google almost tapped Jobs as CEO in 2000

Back before Google owned almost everything on the internet, in 2000, they were building the base of their Mountain View operation. Their venture capitalist backers decided that they needed "adult supervision". John Doerr came in and arranged a number of meetings for Google's co-founders Larry Page and Serge Brin. The goal? Google's new CEO. The pair met with Intel's Andry Grove, Amazon's Jeff Bezos, and others. Page and Brin turned all of these guys down. Why? Because they had one person they wanted to lead their new company, Steve Jobs.

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Larry Page to Replace Eric Schmidt as Google CEO on April 4th

Larry Page to Replace Eric Schmidt as Google CEO on April 4th

Google has just finished wrapping up their quarterly earnings call, and while the results were good for Google, their earnings are taking a backseat to the other story that they threw in for good measure. As the title above suggests, it's been formally announced, which you can read in the press release after the break, that Google's current CEO will step down, and Google co-founder Larry Page will step into the hot seat.

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AMD CEO Resigns, Search Begins for Replacement

AMD CEO Resigns, Search Begins for Replacement

Breaking just now, just a moment ago, AMD have announced that their CEO Dirk Meyer has resigned and that they've temporarily assigned Vice President and CFO Thomas Seifert to his post. They've begun searching with their CEO Search Committee which is led by Bruce Claflin, Chairman of AMD's Board of Directors. You know what that means? Everyone get your resumes out, get all your business cards stacked up, your dohnuts eaten, and grab that super hard job and rock it!

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HTC ThunderBolt Hands-On

HTC ThunderBolt Hands-On

Even though it's lacking a dual-core processor, the HTC ThunderBolt is still an impressive device. Combining striking looks with some great hardware and Verizon's 4G LTE network connectivity, the ThunderBolt is going to be the ultimate flagship device for Verizon in early 2011.

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Verizon 4G plans for 2011 Detailed

Verizon 4G plans for 2011 Detailed

Along with the other announcements, Verizon has just detailed the company's 4G plans for 2011. As Verizon is pushing big into the 4G marking for the coming year, their pricing is set to be very competitive and we have a full rundown of the upcoming service after the break.

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