Kara Swisher

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Google’s Asia-Pacific President Alegre to Replace Yahoo-Bound De Castro

Daniel Alegre, who is currently Google’s president of Asia-Pacific and worldwide mobile, will replace outgoing sales exec Henrique De Castro as president of its partners business solutions. De Castro was hired today by Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer — also an ex-Googler — to be COO of the Silicon Valley Internet giant.


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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