John Paczkowski

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It's the Great Pumpkin Jerry Yang!

I’m still not sure why we added the exclamation point.”

–Yahoo! CEO Jerry Yang

yang-as-charliebrown.jpgNow how does Yahoo CEO Jerry Yang expect to create that “stronger culture of winning” that Yahoo so desperately needs with sad-sack pronouncements like those he made during a company conference in Half Moon Bay, Calif., yesterday? Being chief executive of Yahoo is “a lonely job,” said Yang. “It is a lonely job in the sense that you have to make some of the tough calls.”

And perhaps even slaughter a sacred cow or two. But that’s how you make the big money. Surely Yang, with a net worth of $1.9 billion, knows that.

Twitter’s Tanking

December 30, 2013 at 6:49 am PT

2013 Was a Good Year for Chromebooks

December 29, 2013 at 2:12 pm PT

BlackBerry Pulls Latest Twitter for BB10 Update

December 29, 2013 at 5:58 am PT

Apple CEO Tim Cook Made $4.25 Million This Year

December 28, 2013 at 12:05 pm PT

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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik