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Apple’s Tim Cook top-paid CEO in 2011 by a long shot

Apple’s Tim Cook top-paid CEO in 2011 by a long shot

It's been revealed by a Wall Street Journal report this week that Apple's CEO Tim Cook was the highest payed person in his position throughout 2011 in the USA. The amount of cash he actually received in annual salary from Apple was 90 cents, this along with his annual incentives equaled out to be just $180 cents. So where does the massive $378 million stack of cash come from, this $300 million more than the next highest paid CEO in the USA?

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Whistleblower calls for Yahoo! CEO to be fired

Whistleblower calls for Yahoo! CEO to be fired

Despite highly publicized stories of a falsified degree listing on his resume, Yahoo!'s CEO Scott Thompson still holds his position as of early Wednesday afternoon. Despite calls from one of Yahoo's largest invested hedge funds  for his resignation and financial mogul Warren Buffet's less than flattering statements to the same effect, Thompson has given no indication that he intends to do so. The latest call comes from Daniel Loeb himself, the Third Point CEO who did the legwork and found that Thompson's claims were false.

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Yahoo pressured to fire CEO by Monday

Yahoo pressured to fire CEO by Monday

Yahoo shareholders are pressuring the company to fire its CEO Scott Thompson after it was discovered that he lied about his resume. Daniel S. Loeb, chief of hedge fund Third Point, Yahoo's largest institutional shareholder, has shot a letter to Yahoo's board today demanding that they fire Thompson and dismiss Patti Hart, the director of the hiring committee, by noon on Monday.

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Apple and Samsung CEOs agree to talk settlement

Apple and Samsung CEOs agree to talk settlement

Apple and Samsung have been at each other necks over patent issues since that fateful day the Cupertino company went after the South Korean manufacturer for copycatting the iPhone and iPad with its Galaxy line of products. Now, after almost exactly a year, the two companies have been ordered to attend settlement talks within the next 90 days in San Francisco, which will be overseen by US Magistrate Judge Joseph C. Spero.

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Google’s Larry Page promises inexpensive tablet future

Google’s Larry Page promises inexpensive tablet future

In case you missed the earlier reports Google had their Q1 earnings call for 2012 today. Speaking on multiple things from Search, Chrome, Android, Google+ and more we were able to enjoy a few comments from CEO Larry Page. One in particular (other than their 10 billion revenues) was his quick but subtle answers when questioned about Android tablets. Below are some quotes right from Google's CEO himself.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook to make opening speech at D10

Apple CEO Tim Cook to make opening speech at D10

AllThingsD has just announced that its 10th annual D: All Things Digital conference will be kicking off with an opening speech by Apple CEO Tim Cook. This will be his first speaking appearance at a non-Apple event since taking the throne at the Cupertino company following the passing of former Apple CEO and co-founder Steve Jobs last year.

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Apple CEO Tim Cook meets with China’s vice premier

Apple CEO Tim Cook meets with China’s vice premier

Apple CEO Tim Cook is in China this week, meeting with the country's leadership to discuss intellectual property issues and to strengthen ties for greater cooperation, according to a report by the WSJ. Cook met with China Vice Premier Li Keqiang on Tuesday at Zhongnanhai, a location reserved for visiting foreign dignitaries.

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Analyst Rob Enderle’s HP Apple CEO article deconstructed

Analyst Rob Enderle’s HP Apple CEO article deconstructed

While it's not our job to fight stupid on the internet, in this case, SlashGear felt the need to step in. Rob Enderle is presently a columnist for TechNewsWorld and owns Enderle Group, a tech consultancy for personal gadgets and trends. This week he wrote an article entitled "Meg Whitman vs. Tim Cook by the Numbers" which we'll be dissecting here piece by piece.

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Acer CEO speaks of massive Ultrabooks shipments for 2012

Acer CEO speaks of massive Ultrabooks shipments for 2012

This month we've gotten quite a helping of awesome showings from Acer in the mobile category, but more important than that, so their CEO says, is Ultrabooks, and how many of them they'll be shipping inside 2012. Because of how well the manufacturer did with their first Ultrabook, the Acer Aspire S3, they plan on really rolling out the shipments and the subsequent sales of their newest and most fabulous tiny monster, the Aspire S5. This is that tiny sliver of an Ultrabook you saw the day before CES 2012 this year, the one we got hands-on time with (also shown in this post.)

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Sony wants Aaron Sorkin to write Steve Jobs movie

Sony wants Aaron Sorkin to write Steve Jobs movie

Sony has acquired the movie rights to Walter Isaacson's authorized biography of Steve Jobs and is reportedly pursuing screenwriter Aaron Sorkin to turn the book into a script for the big screen. Sorkin not only has several acclaimed works under his belt but also seems especially fit for the part since he had recently won an Academy Award for his work on the movie about Facebook called The Social Network.

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