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  • Apple’s Maestri Takes Top Finance Role Amid Cash Scrutiny

    Apple Inc.’s departing chief financial officer Peter Oppenheimer presided over a sales boom that filled company coffers with a record cash pile. His successor, Luca Maestri, inherits a company stung by slowing growth and increasing scrutiny of how it handles that hoard.

  • OK, Cupid, Where's the Line? Mozilla CEO's Exit Over Gay Rights Shows Split in Valley

    Brendan Eich’s resignation as chief executive officer of Mozilla Corp. is exposing a split in Silicon Valley between support for left-leaning issues and advocacy of unrestricted freedom of expression.

  • Apple’s Advertising Dilemma Aired at $2 Billion Trial

    As Apple Inc. was being targeted by an onslaught of negative advertising from arch-rival Samsung Electronics Co., the iPhone maker was racing to figure out how to fight back, according to evidence presented at a $2 billion patent trial.

  • Apple Acquires Novauris to Bolster Siri Voice Software

    Apple Inc. Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook extended his buying spree with the iPhone maker acquiring speech-recognition software company Novauris Technologies to help improve its Siri service.

  • Mozilla CEO Resigns Over Support for Gay Marriage Ban

    Mozilla Corp., maker of the Firefox Web browser, said Chief Executive Officer Brendan Eich resigned after being criticized for donating money to an anti-gay marriage group.

  • Apple Emerges From Greenpeace’s Doghouse in New Report

    Greenpeace issued its annual report on the energy efficiency of Internet companies, praising Apple Inc., Facebook Inc. and other major providers of online services for improved use of energy resources.

  • Icahn Relents on Pushing EBay for PayPal Spinoff

    Activist investor Carl Icahn is backing away from his proposal to separate EBay Inc. from its PayPal payments unit, a move welcomed by the online marketplace.

  • China Marks Consumer Day With Gala That Led to Apple Apology

    China’s state broadcaster will tomorrow evening air its annual consumer rights program, which last year included allegations that later led Volkswagen AG to recall 380,000 cars and Apple Inc. Chief Executive Tim Cook to issue a public apology to its Chinese customers.

  • EBay CEO Huddles With Investors as Icahn Tussle Escalates

    EBay Inc. Chief Executive Officer John Donahoe is stepping up his offense against activist Carl Icahn, a sign of the rising stakes in his effort to keep from splitting off the e-commerce company’s PayPal business.

  • How Steve Jobs Got the iPhone Into Japan

    The iPhone, it's safe to say, is big in Japan. Toward the end of last year, three out of every four smartphones sold in Japan were iPhones, according to market researcher Kantar Worldpanel ComTech. Tim Cook said during Apple's most recent earnings call that its phone sales in the country shot up 40 percent after it signed a deal with NTT Docomo.

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