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Hulu CEO Jason Kilar and SVP Richard Tom both stepping down

Hulu CEO Jason Kilar and SVP Richard Tom both stepping down

It what may come as a sudden surprise to some people, Hulu CEO Jason Kilar has decided to step down from the helm sometime in Q1 2013, and is currently working with the board of directors to "ensure there is ample runway to manage this transition." Richard Tom, Hulu's senior vice president and chief technology officer, will also be stepping down.

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Tim Cook named second runner-up for TIME Person of the Year award

Tim Cook named second runner-up for TIME Person of the Year award

Yesterday, TIME Magazine announced the finalists for their Person of the Year award, which included Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer and Apple CEO Tim Cook, among others. While TIME ultimately chose President Barack Obama as 2012 Person of the Year, Apple CEO Tim Cook was chosen as a runner-up, along with Malala Yousafzai, Mohamed Morsi, and Fabiola Gianotti.

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Tim Cook, Marissa Mayer among TIME Person of the Year finalists

Tim Cook, Marissa Mayer among TIME Person of the Year finalists

TIME Magazine has unveiled its shortlist of finalists for the magazine's 2012 Person of the Year award, which goes to the person or group that TIME editors deem had the single greatest impact during the past year. Among the final eight to make the list include Apple CEO Tim Cook, Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, and Italian physicist Fabiola Giannati.

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GoDaddy hires former Yahoo and Microsoft exec Blake Irving as CEO

GoDaddy hires former Yahoo and Microsoft exec Blake Irving as CEO

GoDaddy, one of the world’s largest web hosting and domain registration company, has hired Blake Irving to be the company's new CEO. Irving will begin duties as CEO starting January 7, succeeding interim CEO Scott Wagner. Irving was an executive at Yahoo, and also spent 15 years at Microsoft where he took on various senior roles.

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Tim Cook is highest-paid CEO in the US

Tim Cook is highest-paid CEO in the US

Since taking the CEO helm of Apple 18 months ago, Tim Cook has been the face of the company, and he's getting paid big bucks for the role. According to CNBC, Tim Cook is the highest-paid CEO in America right now, with $95 million in compensation. He leads comfortably over Larry Ellison at Oracle with $70 million, and Ron Johnson at JC Penney.

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Scott Forstall and John Browett set to exit Apple as “Collaboration” efforts commence

Scott Forstall and John Browett set to exit Apple as “Collaboration” efforts commence

It would appear that Apple has some relatively major internal changes coming up as both their head of Retail John Browett and SVP of iOS Scott Forstall are announced to be exiting the company in the very near future. Forstall will be leaving in 2013 and will be serving as advisor to CEO Tim Cook until that time, while John Browett will be out without a timeframe - immediately, we must assume. This announcement is joined by assurances that Apple will be making changes that involve Jony Ive, Bob Mansfield, Eddy Cue and Craig Federighi adding more responsibility to their plate and that Tim Cook will be in charge of Retail until a new head of Retail can be found.

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HP’s Whitman: Company will struggle next year, stocks at a nine-year low

HP’s Whitman: Company will struggle next year, stocks at a nine-year low

HP's CEO Meg Whitman has been at the helm of the company for a little over a year now, and she came on board with the hopes of turning the company around. However, her first year didn't go as well as she wanted, and next year will probably be the same story. Whitman says that HP will struggle to make a profit in 2013.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook apologizes for Apple Maps fiasco

Apple CEO Tim Cook apologizes for Apple Maps fiasco

Apple has been under some extreme fire lately with their new Maps app on iOS 6. A lot of users have been reporting that the new maps are inaccurate and extremely buggy, especially the new 3D flyover feature where melting architecture was the bane on user experience. Apple CEO Tim Cook has brought up the problems and issued a public apology on the matter.

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T-Mobile USA names John Legere as new CEO, says hello on YouTube

T-Mobile USA names John Legere as new CEO, says hello on YouTube

T-Mobile has just announced their new CEO this morning, and has formally introduced him in a nice meet and greet video that they've tossed up on YouTube. T-Mobile has had a few rough months here in the USA, but today they're looking forward with their new CEO John Legere who has over 32 years of experience in the mobile and communications world.

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Apple and Google talk patent settlement via CEO meeting

Apple and Google talk patent settlement via CEO meeting

A new report from Reuters claims that Apple and Google CEOs Tim Cook and Larry Page have been conducting private one-on-one settlement talks regarding all these outstanding patent issues. Apparently they've been engaged in private discussions behind the scenes for well over the past week according to the report.

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Yahoo Interim CEO leaves the company

Yahoo Interim CEO leaves the company

After having been the interim CEO for Yahoo since May of 2012, Executive Vice President Ross Levinsohn has now decided that he will leave the company entirely. This decision is being reported as having been anticipated by many, but it's only after the hiring of former Google executive Marissa Mayer as CEO for Yahoo rather than just bumping him up, it appears to have been the mark Levinsohn needed to make the move. In a statement made this Monday, Levinsohn noted that "it's time for me to look for the next challenge."

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Lenovo CEO gives away bits of bonus to employees

Lenovo CEO gives away bits of bonus to employees

In a move that'll certainly have the CEO of Lenovo, Yang Yuanqing, in the good books of his many multiple underlings, $3 million of his most recent bonus has been distributed amongst 10,000 junior-level employees. This amount, for those of you wondering, equals out to be approximately $314 USD (2,000 yuan) each for each workers. The workers that received this bonus were production-line workers, receptionists, and assistants alike.

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