Departing Skype Exec Gillett to Become Head of “Value Creation” at Silver Lake

Mystery managed, as the British exec might say!

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Freed Moves From COO to Strategic Adviser at Etsy

According to an internal announcement today, Etsy COO Adam Freed will be shifting his job at the online marketplace for vintage and handmade goods to become a strategic adviser to CEO Chad Dickerson. The move for the former Google exec is personal, said sources — Freed recently had twins and has wanted to spend more time with his family. He’ll work part-time now on strategic initiatives at the New York-based Etsy.

Exclusive: Digital Chief Jon Miller Leaving News Corp.

His departure brings into focus the fate of News Corp.’s overall digital strategy in an upcoming new structure.

Spotify’s Special Projects Head Shakil Khan Moves to Path to Do Same

The fix-it guy for the popular music service takes his tools over to the personal social network.

Checking In With the Foursquare Founder Parting: More “Tense” (Of Course)

Breaking up is hard to do, especially at start-ups.

Marc Andreessen vs. Reid Hoffman in Yahoo Savior Face-Off? Not Yet. (But Delicious to Imagine.)

Whoa, Nelly! How fantastic would it be for Silicon Valley tech legends Marc Andreessen and Reid Hoffman to battle for control of Yahoo? Too fantastic to actually happen. But one can hope.

Remedy Health Media Acquires HealthCentral

Remedy Health, a New York-based health information company, has bought HealthCentral, a start-up that offers online clinical and patient tools, community and content in a variety of topic areas.
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Former VP and Apple Director Al Gore on Steve Jobs and More: The Full AsiaD Interview (Video)

A man who needs no introduction.

Yahoo Shares Melt as Rumors Collide (Plus, I Add Another Log to the Fire)

The Hamlet of Internet companies asks: To be or not to be? That is the question. Or maybe something else.
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Former Myspace Music Head Holt Lands as COO at Maker (Plus Cool Video!)

As video on the Web evolves, Courtney Holt moves to the new-generation production company — which makes and distributes more professional original content to the Internet, mostly via YouTube.

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