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Archives for September, 2011


Amazon’s Aims for Immediate E-reader Supremacy

by Allen Weiner  |  September 28, 2011  |  5 Comments

While most observers obsess about the impact of Amazon’s new tablet and its impact on Apple’s iPad and other media tablets, the real story is much less about tablets and more about e-ink e-readers. With three new e-ink readers ($79, $99, $149), Amazon is looking to fire a double tap to the heads of Barnes […]

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The Bartz Era at Yahoo Comes to a Sudden Close

by Allen Weiner  |  September 6, 2011  |  1 Comment

Some 75 days after giving CEO Carol Bartz a vote of confidence, Yahoo’s board has announced a leadership reorganization under which Timothy Morse has been named interim Chief Executive Officer, replacing Carol Bartz, who has been removed by the board. The board has also announced a newly formed Executive Leadership Council tasked with supporting Morse […]

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