HP CEO Whitman Just Got a Big Pay Raise

From $1 a year to $1.5 million.

AllThingsD Week in Review: New iPads Ahead, HP’s “Pivotal Year” and Women at Twitter

The Top 10 stories that powered AllThingsD this week, in one convenient post.


Actually, the Pool Is Quite Deep

Women aren’t on boards in Silicon Valley because the half-dozen who regularly get the call are busy, and no one is asking the rest.


Board Meetings Are a Waste of Time at the Seed Stage

What companies need at this stage is a lead investor who considers it his or her job to mentor the company and help it get to the next stage.


The Value of a Board at the Seed Stage

Thinking about boards makes entrepreneurs imagine spending hours drafting lengthy board presentations and potentially losing control of their startups.

The Next Steps to Watch for in the Unfolding Dell Buyout Drama

Another potential vote next week. Then what?

HP Names Former Microsoft Exec Ray Ozzie and Two Others to Board

Also appointed: Former CEOs from McDonald’s and LIberty Media.

IRS Says Former HP Chairman Ray Lane Owes $100 Million

The government says he improperly claimed losses of more than $250 million to offset income. Tough few months for Lane.


Wanted: More Directors With Digital Savvy

Nearly every facet of corporate life has gone digital. But many public-company boards remain stuck in analog mode.

Accel Partners’ Jim Breyer Won’t Return to Dell’s Board

His third resignation from a high-profile board in recent days.