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Author Earnings:
Study: 31% of ebooks sold on Amazon are self-published; DRM harms sales at all price levels   —  July 2014 Author Earnings Report  —  It has been nearly half a year since we first pulled data for nearly every ranked ebook on Amazon.com's thousands of category bestseller lists.
Jul 20, 2014, 8:35 PMIn context
Om Malik:
Elop is the latest in a string of high-profile executives moving up the ranks despite being a dud   —  It is time to stop rewarding failure  —  Silicon Valley (the notion) has become very much like rest of corporate America — it has embraced the philosophy of failing upwards.
Jul 17, 2014, 9:05 PMIn context
HP:
HP announces board changes: CEO Meg Whitman is Chairman, Pat Russo now lead independent director   —  HP Announces Changes to Its Board of Directors  —  Meg Whitman appointed chairman of the board; Pat Russo appointed lead independent director; Klaus Kleinfeld, chief executive officer and chairman of Alcoa, joins board
Jul 17, 2014, 4:30 PMIn context
Benjamin Wallace / New York Magazine:
Kara Swisher Is Silicon Valley's Most Feared and Well-Liked Journalist.  How Does That Work?   —  The combination of access and toughness has made her a preeminent arbiter of status.  —  The technology journalist Kara Swisher likes to call herself Sherlock Homo, but on a spring evening in Austin …
Jul 16, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Nancy Gohring / CITEworld:
The three most important things in Satya Nadella's mega-memo   —  One thing we know about Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella — he's a fan of long memos.  —  Today's memo to employees, posted online, rambles through a tweak to Microsoft's mission, emphasizes a commitment to Xbox …
Jul 10, 2014, 2:45 PMIn context
Richard Nieva / CNET:
Google Glass creator: Glass not only answer to life after smartphones   —  Babak Parviz, a Google X director who led development of the product, talks about the beginnings of Glass, and where he hopes it will go.  —  SAN FRANCISCO — It seems like everyone's got an opinion on Google Glass …
Jul 9, 2014, 3:50 PMIn context
First Look Media:
NSA and FBI covertly monitored emails of several Muslim-Americans, including a political candidate and civil rights activists   —  Meet the Muslim-American Leaders the FBI and NSA Have Been Spying On  —  The National Security Agency and FBI have covertly monitored the emails of prominent Muslim-Americans …
Jul 9, 2014, 12:22 AMIn context
Vinod Khosla / Khosla Ventures:
Fireside chat with Google co-founders, Larry Page and Sergey Brin   —  At the annual KV CEO Summit, we were fortunate to have both Larry Page and Sergey Brin sit down to discuss a wide range of topics including the acquisition that never was (although not for lack of trying!) …
Jul 6, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Ben Popper / The Verge:
Etsy hires Pandora's Mike Grishaver as head of product to lead its move into mobile   —  Etsy just poached one of Pandora's most important employees to lead its move into mobile  —  As its customers move onto phones and tablets, Etsy hires a big gun from Silicon Valley
Jun 27, 2014, 12:55 PMIn context
Motherboard:
How Sabu, as an FBI informant, helped coordinate the 2011 hack of FBI IT contractor ManTech   —  How an FBI Informant Helped Orchestrate the Hack of an FBI Contractor  —  Weeks after he started working quietly as an FBI informant, Hector Xavier Monsegur, known by his online alias “Sabu,” …
Jun 21, 2014, 6:45 PMIn context

Sponsor Posts

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Pure Storage:
2014: Pure, EMC, HP, and Violin all Up Their Games  —  The past few months have seen bold announcements from EMC, HP, Violin, and of course Pure Storage, the net result of which is that the market has changed and moved forward appreciably.