John Murrell

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Activision Blizzard CEO Kotick Joins Coca-Cola Board

Coca-Cola announced today it had appointed Bobby Kotick, CEO of videogame publisher Activision Blizzard, to its board. Kotick, 48, has previous boardroom experience, having served as a Yahoo director from 2003 to 2008. “Bobby brings an entrepreneurial mindset and a high level of financial literacy and digital knowledge to our company,” said Coke Chairman and CEO Muhtar Kent.


We’re Taking the Day Off to Eat Too Much

November 28, 2013 at 3:00 am PT

Yahoo Snaps Up Image-Discovery Startup LookFlow

October 23, 2013 at 10:43 am PT

GoDaddy Acquires Online Invoicing Firm Ronin

October 02, 2013 at 11:13 am PT

Symantec Nominates Two New Directors

August 28, 2013 at 9:49 am PT

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The problem with the Billionaire Savior phase of the newspaper collapse has always been that billionaires don’t tend to like the kind of authority-questioning journalism that upsets the status quo.

— Ryan Chittum, writing in the Columbia Journalism Review about the promise of Pierre Omidyar’s new media venture with Glenn Greenwald