Microsoft's New CEO is Cloud Guru Satya Nadella

Satya is a proven leader. He's got strong technical skills and great business insights. He has a remarkable ability to see what's going on in the market, to sense opportunity, and to really understand how we come together at Microsoft to execute against those opportunities in a collaborative way. I have worked closely with Satya for many years and I have seen these skills many times. He is not alone, though. Our Senior Leadership Team has never been stronger, and together this group will drive us forward. Read More >>

"It's Just a Scratch" Claims BlackBerry CEO in Open Letter to Business World

BlackBerry's interim CEO John Chen has gone down the open letter road to get his message across, claiming the business is no longer for sale and that the original deal with Fairfax is how it's going to be from now on -- and its future is safe. So don't all switch to iPhone in a panic. Read More >>

Five People, Including Stephen Elop, Make the Microsoft CEO X Factor Shortlist

Microsoft is believed to have whittled its shortlist of Ballmer replacements down to just five, with former MS employee and Nokia manager Stephen Elop making the cut and proceeding to next week's live elimination dance-off to become the new Microsoft CEO. Read More >>

Will Stephen Elop Be Microsoft's Next CEO?

Stephen Elop is no longer CEO of Nokia, and is instead heading up Microsoft's newly acquired mobile wing. But will he soon be elevated to position of Microsoft CEO? Read More >>

Four of the Five Highest-Paid Execs in the US Work for Apple

If you already feel a little hard done by when it comes to your paycheque, brace yourself. Bloomberg reports that four of the five best-paid executives across the whole of the US are employed by Apple — and just wait until you hear how much they earn. Read More >>

Sony Chairman Howard Stringer Is Stepping Down in June

The ol' boss of Sony is stepping down. After giving up his CEO and presidency of Sony last year, Stringer has decided to also retire from being the chairman of Sony's board. He first became CEO in 2005. It's an end of an era for a company we still miss. [Financial Times via Engadget] Read More >>

Eric Schmidt Would Love to Be CEO of Apple, Doesn't Take Microsoft Seriously and Is Wary of Facebook

In an interview with AllThingsD, Eric Schmidt answered a fun question from the audience: If he had to be CEO again, would he choose Apple, Amazon or Facebook? Schmidt chose Apple. He also dissed Microsoft and keeps mentioning Facebook's billion users. Read More >>

Lenovo CEO Gets £1.9 Million Bonus and Gives It to His Employees

For once, here's a story about a CEO that doesn't involve some form of treachery, debauchery, tax evasion or even money laundering. In fact, it's nice. Real nice. And it will make you infinitely regretful that you don't work for Lenovo too. Read More >>

Yahoo's Got a New CEO, But Does Anyone Still Actually Use Yahoo?

Yahoo's got a brand new CEO, poached from Google. Marissa Mayer, Google's 20th employee, has ditched big G for what's probably the tech-business challenge of the decade, if you don't count trying to turn RIM around, I guess. But do you really care, and does anyone actually still use anything Yahoo apart from Flickr? Read More >>

Sony's Latest Money Making Idea: Demanding Bonuses Back From its Bosses

Sony is expected to launch a wide restructuring plan this week, designed to help turn the company around under the management of new boss Kaz Hirai. To aid recovery from its latest poor financial figures, it's believed to be asking its bosses to return bonuses earned during the last, awful, financial period. Read More >>

Shake Up at the Top: Kazuo Hirai Claims Sony's CEO Seat From Sir Howard Stringer

In a statement released by Sony, it’s announced that the long time Sony gaming boss, Kazuo Hirai, has stepped up as Sony’s new CEO with the Welshman Sir Howard Stringer stepping down. Read More >>

RIM's New CEO: Too Dull to Convert Me to BlackBerry

Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie are out, and Thorsten Heins is in as their replacement CEO at RIM. To showcase just how dynamic and inspirational he is, the company posted a video of their bold new leader on YouTube. Only, uh, it's probably more likely to send you to sleep than get you buying a BlackBerry. Read More >>

BlackBerry Burst: RIM's Co-CEOs Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie Step Down

RIM's co-CEOs, Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie — aka the keyboard-loving odd couple — are finally realising they're running the BlackBerry into the ground and jumping ship before it's too late. That is, Lazaridis and Balsillie are stepping down at RIM. Done. Gone. Bye bye. The new CEO of RIM will be former COO Thorsten Heins. He has quite the job ahead of him, to say the least. Read More >>

The New President of Sony Is Kaz Hirai, the Boss of Playstation

Nikkei is reporting that Kaz Hirai will finally be promoted to President of Sony (in April). If you remember, Hirai has been the Playstation boss for quite some time and was rumored to be in talks of becoming President as far back as November 2010. Sony sure took its time with this one. Read More >>

Meet the Man Who Just Replaced Steve Jobs

Apple has a new Chairman of the Board, filling the spot vacating by the passing of Steve Jobs. It's Art Levinson, and he's no stranger to the company. Also a board initiate today? Disney CEO Robert Iger. Office party! Read More >>


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