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Global Platform Head Carroll Departs Yahoo for Go Daddy, While Yahoo News Head Leaves for NBC

As I noted in a piece last week about the departure of Yahoo Mail head Vivek Sharma for a new job at Disney, the Silicon Valley Internet giant is likely to see a lot more execs unhappy with the new regime of CEO Marissa Mayer take off after annual bonuses ...

Facebook Nabs Brunswick’s Buckley for Top Communications Job

Brunswick Group’s Michael Buckley, who has been working with Facebook on a range of corporate and other PR issues over the last several years, will be joining the social networking giant as VP of business communications. Buckley is essentially taking the job held by well-known Washington, D.C., player Joe Lockhart, who ...

Some More Inconvenient Truths (Including Spider Goats): Al Gore Talks About “The Future” at SXSW

Former Vice President Al Gore took to the stage at the SXSW interactive festival today to tell a packed auditorium at the Austin Convention Center about the future. No, really, “The Future,” which is the name of his new book, with the heavy-duty subhead “Six Drivers of Global Change.” Among these drivers ...

Special Projects Head Shakil Khan Moves on From Path

Shakil Khan — the well-known head of special projects for the popular Spotify music service, who took the same kind of job at Path last year — is departing the personal social networking site. He will remain a special adviser, and is also an investor in the San Francisco-based startup. The globe-trotting ...

Some More Inconvenient Truths (Including Spider Goats): Al Gore Talks About “The Future” at SXSW

Former Vice President Al Gore took to the stage at the SXSW interactive festival today to tell a packed auditorium at the Austin Convention Center about the future. No, really, “The Future,” which is the name of his new book, with the heavy-duty subhead “Six Drivers of Global Change.” Among these drivers ...

Smartphone Math Doesn’t Add Up

For every winner, there has to be a loser. Smartphone sales have defied gravity in recent years, but there’s no defying simple math. Several major Asia-based smartphone manufacturers are talking up their growth plans. South Korea’s LG Electronics says its smartphone shipments will jump 50% in year-on-year in 2013. China’s expects ...

Global Platform Head Carroll Departs Yahoo for Go Daddy, While Yahoo News Head Leaves for NBC

As I noted in a piece last week about the departure of Yahoo Mail head Vivek Sharma for a new job at Disney, the Silicon Valley Internet giant is likely to see a lot more execs unhappy with the new regime of CEO Marissa Mayer take off after annual bonuses ...