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Square Enix CEO Yoichi Wada steps down due to financial troubles

Square Enix CEO Yoichi Wada steps down due to financial troubles

Just several days after Electronic Arts CEO John Riccitiello resigned, Square Enix CEO Yoichi Wada is also making the move. Square Enix announced today that Wada will be stepping down due to "a management reorganization." However, the company also noted that they're expecting a big loss in its next financial statement.

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Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos recovers Apollo 11 rockets from the ocean

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos recovers Apollo 11 rockets from the ocean

Last year, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos announced that he would be hiring a team of explorers to locate the remains of the Apollo 11 rocket and recover them from the ocean floor. Almost an exact year later, Bezos has announced that the Apollo 11 rockets have indeed been recovered and are in the process of making their way back to land where they'll be put on display.

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Electronic Arts CEO John Riccitiello resigns

Electronic Arts CEO John Riccitiello resigns

In what may seem like a surprising move (or maybe not, considering the circumstances), Electronic Arts CEO John Riccitiello will be stepping down from the big wig position, as well as giving up his position as a member of the Board of Directors. The resignation will go into effect March 30, and Larry Probst will assume acting CEO until the company finds a replacement.

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Mark Zuckerberg rated top CEO based on employee survey

Mark Zuckerberg rated top CEO based on employee survey

Career website Glassdoor has posted up its 2013 list of the 50 highest-rated CEOs, and Facebook big wig Mark Zuckerberg has topped the list, with a 99% approval rating from employees, which is up from an 85% approval rating last year. However, Apple CEO Tim Cook fell from the number one spot last year to 18th this year, with an approval rating of 93%, down from 97% last year.

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Government orders Tim Cook to testify in price-fixing lawsuit

Government orders Tim Cook to testify in price-fixing lawsuit

Apple CEO Tim Cook will be required to testify for 4 hours on the eBook price-fixing scandal the company was accused of. Apple is the last company, out of 6, to be testifying in this case. The other companies, which include Hachette, HarperCollins, Simon & Schuster, Penguin, and Macmillan have all reached a settlement with the Department of Justice. The companies had to terminate their agreements with Apple and other retailers, and follow a list of guidelines administered by the DoJ to ensure this issue would never happen again.

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Dropbox CEO slams Apple’s iCloud over closed ecosystem

Dropbox CEO slams Apple’s iCloud over closed ecosystem

Dropbox CEO Drew Houston made an appearance at Mobile World Congress last week to talk about cloud storage, and he ended up discussing the various cloud services that manufacturers have been offering, saying that all of these exclusive cloud services lock users into using the service on just a small number of devices, usually those that are from the same company offering the cloud storage.

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Dropbox CEO: 1 billion files uploaded every day

Dropbox CEO: 1 billion files uploaded every day

During a speech today at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Dropbox CEO Drew Houston said that over 1 billion files are being uploaded to the cloud storage service every day. The CEO also said that its 100 million users are accessing their Dropbox accounts on a combined 500 million mobile devices. The company expects to reach 150 million users by the end of the year.

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State of the Union includes “making Macs in America” mention

State of the Union includes “making Macs in America” mention

This year's State of the Union address included no less than a shout out by President Obama to Apple for bringing manufacturing jobs back to the USA. In addition to speaking about several other big companies that will be doing similar things in the near future, Obama noted the positive influence Apple's move will have on the United States. Apple CEO Tim Cook sat in the First Lady's box for the speech, a traditional area in which guests mentioned in the address are invited to sit.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook to speak at Goldman Sachs Conference tomorrow

Apple CEO Tim Cook to speak at Goldman Sachs Conference tomorrow

The Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference will host Apple CEO Tim Cook for the second year in a row. Apple updated its Investor webpage today to note the addition of the conference, which will be live streamed in an audio-only format starting tomorrow at approximately 10:15 am ET. At last year's conference, Cook spoke about the tablet market and the company's growth over the years.

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Dell Deal: Business or Legacy?

Dell Deal: Business or Legacy?

The temptation to draw parallels between Michael Dell and Apple's Steve Jobs is a compelling one. Both founded technology companies that went on to great success; both left their position at the helm for some time, and then returned with great fanfare. However, Dell is not Jobs, and while the Apple CEO died leaving a vastly successful, hugely grown, and even fashionable company, Dell has struggled to do the same. Now, with Dell - along with a little financial help from some friends - wrenching back control of his eponymous company, the question remains: how much is righting the Dell ship with good business strategy, and how much is preserving the legacy of the business he gave his name.

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Yahoo CEO Mayer: Lack of hardware, software allows for “strong partnerships”

Yahoo CEO Mayer: Lack of hardware, software allows for “strong partnerships”

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer took the reigns of the company back in July, and it's been a busy time for her and the company so far. Mayer has made quite a bit of changes, including hiring a new head for Yahoo's Flickr division, as well as giving all employees a new company smartphone. The CEO also just did her first television interview with Bloomberg, and she revealed some details about the company and reflected on her time so far as CEO.

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Apple, Google, Intel CEOs ordered to discuss no-poaching deal with judge

Apple, Google, Intel CEOs ordered to discuss no-poaching deal with judge

Emails that were sent between executives at Apple, Google, and Intel show that there was a real financial benefit to refrain from poaching employees from each others' companies, according to Judge Lucy Koh, who recently led the trial between Apple and Samsung. The CEOs from each company; Tim Cook, Eric Schmidt, and Paul Otellini, will be required to appear before the judge and give a deposition.

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