Jumping the #Sharknado

Some Taco Bell executive is ruing the fact they didn’t market Sharknachos for tonight.

Jacob Harris, via Twitter, during the mania that was “Sharknado

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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.

Facebook Names Mike Schroepfer CTO

The former VP of Engineering gets a nice title bump.

YESS: Yahoo HR Exec Loses Mayer’s Survey Contest, Gangnam Style

But not so Oppa GS: A stock downgrade.

Yahoo Gets Googley Q&A Tool at Friday FYI and Uses It to Ask About Exec Accountability and Leaks

Here’s my question for Mayer’s new query machine: When do I get my free lunch?

If Drafted, Andreessen Horowitz Will Not Run Yahoo (But We’ll Buy It on the Cheap!)

How Shermanesque! If drafted, I will not run; if nominated, I will not accept; if elected, I will not serve … blah, blah, blah.


HP Sues Ex-Executive Who Joined Oracle

Hewlett-Packard Co. sued a former sales executive Wednesday, alleging that he stole trade secrets from the company before joining rival Oracle Corp.

Another One Down at AMD: COO Rivet Steps Down

The executive turnover at Advanced Micro Devices continues. Robert Rivet, who has served as the company’s COO since 2000, has left the company, according to an 8-K filing. His last day was yesterday and his executive biography on AMD’s Web site is already returning 404s.


Remembering Rajiv Dutta, Veteran of eBay and Elevation

Rajiv Dutta, a veteran Silicon Valley executive and investor, died Monday morning after battling a recurrence of cancer.

Exclusive: Yahoo Mobile VP Michael Shim Headed to Groupon

In the latest executive departure to hit Yahoo, mobile business development head Michael Shim is leaving the company to join Groupon, Mobilized has learned.

Exclusive: HP CMO Replaced by SAP Exec

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