Arik Hesseldahl

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Former Taleo Head Mike Gregoire Named CEO of CA Technologies

CA Technologies just named Mike Gregoire as its new CEO. Gregoire is the former CEO of Taleo, a cloud-based human resources software company; he will take over for William E. McCracken, the 70-year-old executive who has been CEO since early 2010. McCracken will retire at the end of next March and will leave CA’s board in January. Gregoire had run Taleo until Oracle acquired it for $1.9 billion in February.


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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