Noogler Poach — Google Nabs Top Maps and AR Engineer From Microsoft (Video)

A big talent leaves Microsoft.
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Yelp Misses on Earnings, Beats on Revenue in Q3

A mixed quarter for the online reviews site.
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ATD Week in Review: The Brin-Wojcicki Split and Apple’s iPhone Trade-In

The week in AllThingsD, in one convenient post. You’re welcome!
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Big Fish Games Restructures, Closing Offices and Replacing President

CEO Paul Thelen says these cuts are targeted, not the result of general problems.
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ATD Week in Review: Elon Musk’s Hyperloop Plans and Zynga’s New Org Chart

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Zynga to Restructure Top Ranks, Three C-Suite Execs to Depart

A big shake-up for Zynga’s highest management.
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Three More BlackBerry Execs Head for the Exits

A top manufacturing executive and two other vice presidents are the latest departures at the Canadian smartphone maker.
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Meh Is the New Up: Yahoo Meets Lackluster Q2 Expectations and Lowers Guidance

Revenue growth continues to elude the Silicon Valley Internet giant.
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“One Microsoft”: Ballmer Finally Announces “Far-Reaching Realignment” Around Devices and Services

It’s here — don’t say AllThingsD didn’t warn you!
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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.