Facebook’s General Counsel Ullyot to Depart the Company

The man who stopped the Winklevii leaves the building.
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Exclusive Joint Interview: Facebook’s Sandberg and Yahoo’s Levinsohn Talk About Patent Peace

The smooth COO of the social networking site and the hairtastic interim leader who would be CEO are now BFFs.
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Poke! I Choose You to Be My Seatmate.

Some airlines are offering social network profiles on seat-selection maps, the New York Times reports.
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The Full Valenti: Dodd Trades His Olive Branch to Tech for a Howitzer, After SOPA/PIPA Gets Delayed

What would Jack do? (And would it work anymore?)
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The Fate of Flash on Mobile Devices: Here’s the Adobe CEO Talking About It at D9

Here’s Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen talking in June about making sure Flash worked well on non-Apple mobile devices. Have times changed?
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China Solution: Yahoo, SoftBank and Alibaba Reach Agreement

Yahoo, SoftBank and Alibaba have reached an agreement in their contentious dispute around the Alipay payments unit.
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Cablevision Complains (Very Quietly) About News Corp.'s Web Blackout

The move to shut down Fox.com and close off part of Hulu to the cable system’s customers was “unprecedented and anti-consumer.” So why not holler loudly?

Welcome Back, Steve: Apple CEO Jobs to Appear Onstage at D8

Apple CEO and Co-founder Steve Jobs will appear at the eighth D: All Things Digital, in an interview on the opening night, kicking off our tech and media conference that will also include famed Hollywood director James Cameron, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, among others. Jobs has been interviewed onstage many times at D, including in a famous joint session with Microsoft Co-founder Bill Gates in 2007. There is much to talk to Jobs about in 2010, obviously, including the new iPad, its tense relationship with Google and the next innovations from the computer giant.

Project Alesia: News Corp.'s Roman Battle Cry–Does That Cast Googlers as the Gauls? (Plus Video!)

While Internet companies such as Google use baked goods as names for their key strategic initiatives–recent ones related to its Android mobile operating system were called Donut and Eclair, for example–aggressive media giant News Corp. is definitely not going for sweetness in its unusual selection of a code name for its high-profile digital content effort. That would be Project Alesia, a moniker that comes from a vicious siege in ancient times widely considered to be one of the more decisive battles in history. And that is apparently what top News Corp. execs think is the best way to describe their plans for stopping the decimation of premium content in the digital age and transforming their business to take advantage of new means of distribution.
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