Neowin News Feed for: Exec Neowin News Feed for: Exec en-us Neowin Ignition News (Managing Editor) (Neowin Developers) 5 Indian ride-hailing firm, Ola, launches in London <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The ride-hailing firm, Ola, has launched in London. Seeing Uber&#039;s experience, Ola is putting safety and driver support first and foremost. The firm is offering perks for those who sign up early. <a href="">Read more...</a> (Paul Hill) Mon, 10 Feb 2020 12:34:01 +0000 Microsoft Office boss jumps ship to become Nokia CEO <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft has lost its second executive in less than six months. Stephen Elop, part of Microsoft's senior leadership team, is departing the company after joining in January 2008. During his brief time at the company he... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Tom Warren) Fri, 10 Sep 2010 06:49:34 +0000 Steven Sinofsky named President of Windows division <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/ms_win7.gif" alt="" /></div>Microsoft today released a press statement stating that Steven Sinofsky has been named President of the Windows division. He now assumes responsibility of the Windows business unit including both the engineering and marketing functions for... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Kevin Weiner) Wed, 08 Jul 2009 20:39:37 +0000 OneCare was not a failure, Microsoft exec says <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="/images/news/logos/ms_spyware.gif" alt="" /></div>Critics asserting that Windows Live OneCare didn't succeed on its own have got it wrong, according to Microsoft's chief security advisor for the EMEA region. Roger Halbheer, in a blog posting on Monday, said... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Chakkaradeep Chandran) Wed, 03 Dec 2008 04:01:37 +0000 Microsoft Exec Rages Against Vista Upgrade 'Hack' <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Sarcasm can be a powerful tool, and a Microsoft executive recently wielded it against industry sources who claim that a loophole exists in one of the software giant's licensing policies. In a scathing blog post... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Tue, 15 Apr 2008 10:44:29 +0000 Yahoo Exec Apologizes for Chinese Journalist Incident <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Michael Callahan, executive vice president and general counsel at Yahoo Inc., has apologized for failing to inform U.S. lawmakers about the circumstances under which the Internet company gave the Chinese government information on one of... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sun, 04 Nov 2007 14:33:29 +0000 Yahoo Marketing Exec Quits <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Yahoo Inc.'s chief marketing officer, Cammie Dunaway, is leaving the company in two weeks, joining a management exodus that has unfolded as the Internet icon struggles to snap out of a financial funk. The Sunnyvale-based... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sat, 20 Oct 2007 02:13:12 +0000 Microsoft games exec hints at iPhone rival <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>An executive in Microsoft's entertainment and games division Tuesday hinted that Microsoft may be developing its own Windows Mobile OS-based rival to Apple's iPhone. Speaking at Citi's annual Global Technology Conference in New York on... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Wed, 05 Sep 2007 10:22:03 +0000 Former Cisco exec lands at Joost <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Mike Volpi, who previously headed up Cisco's routing business, has been appointed chief executive at online video start-up Joost. He left Cisco in February citing personal reasons after working for 13 years with the networking... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 06 Jun 2007 21:18:06 +0000 Sony UK Exec Says No to Smaller, Lighter PSP <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Earlier this month, Sony UK boss Ray Maguire said that the current PlayStation Portable is just the &quot;first iteration&quot; of the handheld, and that an improved version will eventually follow. Two weeks after his initial... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 29 Mar 2007 23:12:48 +0000 Google exec confirms phone in the labs <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Rumours, hints and leaks have all suggested that Google was working on a GPhone. Official confirmation comes from Isabel Aguilera, Google's chief executive in Spain and Portugal. The woman has admitted that the search giant... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 15 Mar 2007 21:46:34 +0000 'Craplets' could damage Vista launch: Microsoft exec <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A senior Microsoft Corp. executive says the company is concerned that uncertified third-party software loaded onto new computers by manufacturers could hurt the launch of consumer versions of its Windows Vista operating system later this... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Thu, 11 Jan 2007 17:18:23 +0000 Samsung Exec Gets Jail Time For Role In DRAM Price-Fixing <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A Korean executive at Samsung Electronics has agreed to plead guilty and serve jail time in the United States in connection with a global price-fixing conspiracy, according to the government. Young Hwan Park, president of... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Fri, 22 Dec 2006 16:01:10 +0000 Microsoft exec jumps ship for Google <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>It hasn't been a good month for Microsoft's Google-fighters. So bad that one left abruptly last week, and another decided this week to switch teams. Vic Gundotra, a general manager for platform evangelism... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 29 Jun 2006 21:27:19 +0000 Former Microsoft and THQ exec joins Instinct Technology <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Instinct Technology has announced the appointment of Mike Gamble, a former Microsoft and THQ executive, to the role of business development director. Gamble will be responsible for overseeing the company's flagship product, the Instinct Studio... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 09 Jun 2006 08:39:50 +0000 Google, Microsoft Settle Dispute Over China Exec <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google Inc. and Microsoft Corp. said on Thursday they agreed to settle pending litigation that had barred a former Microsoft executive from heading up the Web search firm's research efforts in China. Microsoft said the... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 23 Dec 2005 20:41:23 +0000 Exec - Half of 360 Owners Will Use Live <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft executive Robbie Bach predicts that half of Xbox 360 owners will signup for Xbox Live, even though only 2 million or around 10 percent of current Xbox owners are Live subscribers. However, his... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 30 Sep 2005 16:36:07 +0000 Google Suit Escalates Fight Over Hiring of Microsoft Exec <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Google sued Microsoft yesterday as part of a legal battle over Google's hiring of a Microsoft executive to run its Chinese research center. Google filed its lawsuit in state court in San Jose, Calif., two... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 22 Jul 2005 22:15:55 +0000 EA exec says publisher fully committed to mobile <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Opening GDC, John Batter sends a message to programmers, gamers, industry: EA Mobile is for real. NFSU will act as flagship title; up to 20 more franchises to appear on mobile devices in the next... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 09 Mar 2005 16:13:59 +0000 Microsoft still hopes to settle with EC, exec says <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft Corp. still hopes to settle with the European Commission over the sanctions ordered against it to correct its anticompetitive behavior, even as its appeal of the case winds its way through the legal channels,... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 11 Oct 2004 14:47:44 +0000 Sun desktop software exec moving to Linux specialist <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Peder Ulander, the top marketing executive for Sun Microsystems' Desktop Solutions Group, is leaving the company to join embedded Linux specialist MontaVista Software, CNET has learned. At MontaVista, Ulander will be vice president of... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 16 Jul 2004 19:05:19 +0000 Day 1 Studios grabs key Microsoft Game Studios exec <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Jon Kimmich hops from Microsoft to a key Xbox partner Jogn Kimmich has announced that he will be leaving the company to join Day 1 Studios. 1 Studios is known for their... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Sun, 11 Jul 2004 05:35:30 +0000 Microsoft Committed to IM Interoperability, Asserts Exec <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft Corp.'s instant messaging architect Paul Haverstock stated the case for messaging interoperability at the opening keynote address of the Instant Messaging Planet Spring 2004 Conference and Expo here Wednesday. Haverstock, one of... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 04 Mar 2004 05:18:23 +0000 Intel Exec Sees 64-Bit Irrelevant for Home PCs Now <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A top Intel executive said 64-bit technology, which gives computers greater memory capacity and more powerful data crunching abilities, would not become relevant to home PC users until sometime in 2006, later than anticipated by... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 20 Feb 2004 04:23:47 +0000 Former MS Exec to Run Macromedia's Mobile Devices Division <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Macromedia Inc. Tuesday announced it has hired a former Microsoft Corp. executive to run its Macromedia Mobile and Devices Division. The San Francisco company announced the appointment of Juha Christensen, who until... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Darren Bolton) Wed, 07 Jan 2004 00:26:11 +0000 Channel Exec Nancy Reynolds Leaves Novell <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Novell's top channel executive, Nancy Reynolds, left the company last week, a Novell spokesperson confirmed. Solution providers have credited Reynolds, vice president of North American channel sales and a 14-year company veteran,... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 11 Jul 2003 02:13:17 +0000 AMD will die within five years, implies IBM exec <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>IBM MIGHT NOT BE THE BEST choice of friends for AMD if the attitude of Bill Zeitler is anything to go by. He is predicting IBM and Intel will be the only players at the... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Fri, 07 Feb 2003 11:05:32 +0000 HP exec goes from milking cows to trying to revive computer sales <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Duane Zitzner isn't your typical Silicon Valley executive. The 55-year-old drives a secondhand pick-up truck to work and until recently went back regularly to his hometown of Viroqua, Wis., to bale hay... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 25 Nov 2002 08:38:09 +0000 MS exec rattles sabre, suggests Linux could infringe patents <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>The CEO of Microsoft Israel has played the FUD card against Linux, raising doubts about the provenance of the intellectual property in the software, and advising potential customers to seek indemnification from the supplier in... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Mon, 18 Nov 2002 20:08:48 +0000 Homestore fraud probe implicates AOL exec <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>September 26, 2002--America Online Inc. (AOL), already under investigation for questionable accounting practices, could become further muddied as reports surfaced Thursday that the U.S. government's fraud investigation into real estate Web site operator Inc.... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Fri, 27 Sep 2002 11:06:41 +0000 Ex-Cisco exec took $50 million in fraud <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>A former Cisco Systems executive has pleaded guilty to illegally transferring some $50 million in company stock and funds to an offshore shell account in the Bahamas, federal law enforcement officials said Wednesday. Assistant... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 01 Aug 2002 13:57:06 +0000 Microsoft exec claims error on .Net Server date <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Thanks Vla for this interesting bit of news! A MICROSOFT EXECUTIVE, who on Wednesday said that the next version of Microsoft's server operating system would be released in mid-2003, now says he gave incorrect information.... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Steven Parker) Fri, 26 Apr 2002 21:35:03 +0000 MS scarier than the CIA, Gateway exec says <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>One of the more controversial items in the Microsoft v. Stubborn States hearing is the uniform licensing agreement with OEMs, which, depending on who you talk to, is either a triumph of egalitarianism, or a... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Thu, 28 Mar 2002 10:58:04 +0000 Intel exec laughs off MS cannibalism charge <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>Microsoft attorney Dan Webb yesterday engaged in the somewhat redundant exercise of trying to prove that former Intel exec and trial star witness Steve McGeady was biased against Microsoft. This is about as difficult as... <a href="">Read more...</a> () Wed, 27 Mar 2002 12:38:54 +0000 Microsoft exec says XP will revive PC sales <div style="float:left;margin-right:10px;"><img src="" alt="" /></div>SAN JOSE, Calif.--Windows XP will help pull the PC market out of its tailspin in 2002, as the new operating system will give consumers plenty of reasons to upgrade, according to one of Microsoft's key... <a href="">Read more...</a> (Daniel Fleshbourne) Wed, 29 Aug 2001 17:30:43 +0000