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Bloomberg:
Sources detail what went wrong at Magic Leap, which raised $3.5B and failed to build its much-hyped AR headset, with most blame placed on founder Rony Abovitz   —  The augmented reality startup was undone by profligate spending and its own hype.  Investors finally lost patience when the pandemic struck.
Sep 23, 2020, 1:20 PMIn context
The Verge:
The 84 biggest flops, fails, and dead dreams of the 2010s, from the Fire phone and Google Glass to the undoing of net neutrality in the US   —  A decade of failures  —  The world never changes quite the way you expect.  But at The Verge, we've had a front-row seat while technology …
Dec 22, 2019, 2:05 AMIn context
New York Times:
Twitter's board warming up to Dorsey as CEO of both Twitter and Square, also eyes GE's Beth Comstock, as major shareholder Rizvi Traverse voices Dorsey support   —  Momentum Grows for Jack Dorsey of Square to Also Run Twitter  —  Steve Jobs simultaneously led two companies, Apple and Pixar, as chief executive.
Sep 28, 2015, 12:55 PMIn context
Bethany McLean / Vanity Fair:
Can C.E.O. Satya Nadella Save Microsoft?   —  The Empire Reboots  —  Over the last decade, as the biggest force in tech history hurtled toward irrelevance (albeit lucratively), a few blamed Microsoft' s woes on founder Bill Gates, while most pointed to his successor as C.E.O., Steve Ballmer.
Oct 8, 2014, 4:15 AMIn context
Parmy Olson / Forbes:
Finding Alibaba: How Jerry Yang Made The Most Lucrative Bet In Silicon Valley History   —  Jerry Yang is giving a quick tour of the conference room at his private investment firm in Palo Alto, Calif. It's dotted with gifts and photos from his 20 years in Silicon Valley.
Oct 1, 2014, 10:55 AMIn context
Chris Kanaracus / Computerworld:
Ballmer's exit from Microsoft's board expected, boosts Nadella's standing, analysts say   —  The former CEO cited a busy schedule, particularly involving his LA Clippers basketball team, for the board resignation  —  It's not surprising that former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer abruptly gave …
Aug 19, 2014, 11:10 PMIn context
USA Today:
Clippers sale to Steve Ballmer finalized, NBA says   —  The sale of the Los Angeles Clippers to ex-Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer was completed Tuesday with an email from a California courtroom, one of Ballmer's attorneys told USA TODAY Sports.  —  The NBA Board of Governors had previously approved …
Aug 12, 2014, 3:15 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Gates Seen Taking Bigger Products Role at Microsoft   —  Even as Bill Gates weighs giving up his title of chairman of Microsoft Corp. (MSFT), he's poised to remain involved at the company he co-founded in an area of its deepest need: crafting must-have products.
Feb 3, 2014, 10:55 AMIn context
Wall Street Journal:
Candidates' concern about influence of Ballmer and Gates has prolonged Microsoft CEO search   —  Why Microsoft Hasn't Yet Chosen a New CEO  —  One Big Factor: Awkward Boardroom Dynamics  —  To appreciate why Microsoft Corp. is having trouble choosing a new chief executive …
Jan 3, 2014, 11:20 PMIn context
Richard Nieva / CNET:
You are the query: Yahoo's bold quest to reinvent search   —  When Yahoo launched its home page redesign in February — its first such overhaul in the Marissa Mayer era — the company's chief executive sent out a jovial tweet:  —  A new experience launching on Yahoo today with a newsfeed …
Dec 4, 2013, 1:55 AMIn context

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