I Shot the Serif — Why Didn’t Anyone Notice the Tumblr Logo Change?

But I did not shoot the deputy.
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Diving Below the Surface: Here’s All the Microsoft Q4 Charts and More to Peruse

Not-so-smooth sailing for the tech giant this quarter.
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It’s On: Microsoft Management and Unit Reorg Will Be Announced Tomorrow

As AllThingsD reported earlier this week, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer’s reorg of the tech giant will take place tomorrow, according to numerous sources close to the situation. Top execs who have been informed of the changes today said that the restructuring is dramatic, and will include the wholesale elimination of its operating units for a management structure built around devices and services, both in the consumer and business spaces. As AllThingsD also reported (you can read all the details here, which sources said are accurate), it will include a centralization of common business functions, such as marketing.

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Exclusive: Eye-Fi CEO Yuval Koren Steps Down; Roxio Exec Matt DiMaria Takes Lead

Eye-Fi’s Yuval Koren has stepped down as CEO of the company, and will be replaced by tech industry veteran Matt DiMaria, who most recently was executive vice president and general manager at digital media software company Roxio. Koren co-founded Eye-Fi in 2005 along with three others, and has had two stints as CEO of the company, most recently taking on the role in May of 2011. He will remain an advisor to the company. DiMaria joins Eye-Fi, which makes Wi-Fi-enabled SD cards for cameras, at a time when more digital-imaging products are coming out with built-in WiFi, forcing a reevaluation in strategy at the Bay Area-based startup.

Along With Flickr, Mail and Homepage, Yahoo’s Board Will Also Get a Refresh (and SuperPoke Dude!)

Director merry-go-round on the ever-changing Yahoo board.
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Ch-ch-changes

I’d like to say I like change. I don’t. I came out of IBM and Wang Laboratories. Each company was on top of the world and then fell from grace. Once you’ve experienced that, and the pain that goes with it, the one thing you’re not going to do is not change.

John Chambers, to Businessweek’s Diane Brady

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Ten Lessons I Learned in My First Start-Up Job out of College

I’ve survived 12 months working at my first start-up job — and wow, what a learning experience it’s been.
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It’s Official: Yahoo Lays Off 2,000 Employees — 14 Percent of Workforce

CEO Scott Thompson promises that Yahoo, after staff cuts of 14 percent of the entire workforce, will be “smaller, nimbler, more profitable and better equipped to innovate as fast as our customers and our industry require.”
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Yahoo’s Layoffs Tomorrow Morning of up to 2,000 Will Only Be the First Move of a Larger Purge to Come

A dark day will probably dawn by tomorrow in Sunnyvale.
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Yahoo Bored Meeting? Not This Time!

Hot Swap at the Top: AMD CEO Out