Mozilla chief steps down

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Mozilla has announced that chief executive Mitchell Baker is stepping down in favour of chief operating officer John Lilly. Baker will remain as chairman of the open source non-profit organisation, but Lilly will take over...

Microsoft Fires Chief Information Officer

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Microsoft Corp. announced today that it had fired its chief information officer due to alleged company policy violations. Unfortunately, a spokesman declined to give the exact reason for the dismissal, so we're as much in...

Microsoft appoints Linux interoperability chief

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Microsoft has appointed Tom Hanrahan, former director of engineering at the Linux Foundation, to head up the Interoperability Lab and take the job title of director of Linux interoperability. Hanrahan is a Linux veteran, having...

Ageia PhysX Coming to Mobile Apps – Chief Executive

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During an interview with ChileHardware web-site, Chief executive Manju Hedge of Ageia Technologies, announced that his company plans to offer a physics processing unit (PPU) for mobile applications, target the PhysX chips at non-gaming apps...

Windows Chief Bows Out

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Sitting behind a one-way mirror, a white-haired man struggles to access a shared music library within Windows Vista. "I'm lost," he says. "I'm in trouble here." On the other side of the glass, several Microsoft...

FCC Chief Pro Tiered Internet?

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In a disappointing move for online firms, Federal Communications Commission Chief Kevin Martin said that he supported ISPs that wished to offer tiered service for providers willing to pay for preferential treatment. However, at the...

Microsoft Appoints New Chief Operating Officer

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Microsoft has named Kevin Turner as their new Chief Operating Officer (COO) – a position which has remained vacant for a three year stretch. Turner, the former president and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of...

Jobs back to work as Apple chief executive

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Apple Computer Chief Executive Steve Jobs has quietly returned to work full time after taking a leave of absence to recover from cancer surgery. Jobs has been participating in high-level staff meetings over the past...

MS chief reveals Xbox 2 development secrets

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On the morning after Microsoft's exclusive E3 drinks reception in Hollywood, where the likes of Allard, Peter Moore, Shane Kim and the European Xbox team mixed with a handful of sweaty hacks, the Xbox creator...

Ballmer meets EU competition chief

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Microsoft Corp. Chief Executive Officer Steve Ballmer is discussing the European antitrust case against the company with Mario Monti, the European competition commissioner in Brussels, a person close to the talks said Tuesday afternoon. "They...

Microsoft Office Marketing Chief Resigns

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Just weeks after launching Office 2003, VP Joe Eschbach is moving on to 'pursue other interests.' Veteran Chris Capossela is moving into his spot. A high-profile member of Microsoft's information-worker business unit...

QuickTime chief queries MS standards tactic

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Apple's QuickTime chief Frank Casanova has criticized Microsoft's move to transform its proprietary Windows Media 9 multimedia software into a standard, telling Macworld that "when you are part of a standards organization you don't develop...

RIAA chief to step down

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Ding Dong the witch is dead...Well no, not quite but the wicked witch of the RIAA has announced she will step down at the end of 2003 after 5 controversial years at the helm. Thanks...

Ex-Sega Chief Lands In Microsoft

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A couple of days ago Sega America President, Peter Moore resigned in uncertain circumstances. Most believed that his resignation was due to lower than expected profits for the fiscal year of 2002. However it has...

Ebbers Resigns as WorldCom Chief Executive

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Bernard Ebbers, the brash executive who built WorldCom Inc. into one of the top telecommunications companies, has resigned, bowing to a plummeting stock price and government probes into accounting issues and personal loans he received....

Porn watchdog chief stands down

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Head of the UK's Internet Watch Foundation, David Kerr, is to stand down as chief executive after five years in the job. The IWF is the UK's only internet pornography watchdog and...

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