Notable headlines:Red Hat names new Whitehurst CEO; Szulik stays chairman. A message from Matthew.
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Charles Giancarlo, Cisco's chief development officer and characterized as CEO John Chambers's heir apparent, joined Silver Lake, the Silicon Valley private equity firm. Chambers was not happy to lose Giancarlo, who said that he wasn't keen on waiting another three to five years for the current CEO to hand over the reigns.
Research in Motion said Thursday that it added 1.65 million BlackBerry subscriber accounts for the third quarter ended Dec.
This is our last Dan & David Show for 2007, and we look back at some of the major stories and trends of the year. We discuss the impact of the iPhone, cloud-based applications, social networking, software-as-a-service, green IT, industry consolidation and Web 2.
TechCrunch is doing its part to illuminate the technology agendas of the Presidential candidates. Besides interviewing the candidates on their technology positions, TechCrunch is holding its own primary, where people can vote online from through January 18 for their candidates of choice.
Red Hat on Thursday named former Delta Airlines executive James Whitehurst CEO effective Jan. 1.
Along with its approval of Google's DoubleClick acquisition Thursday the Federal Trade Commission outlined some core privacy principles that may have a bigger impact than the merger over time. While Google's acquisition of DoubleClick is getting all of the attention (Techmeme, blog post and news story) these privacy proposals--and the debate that ensues--are likely to become a big deal.
The Federal Trade Commission said Thursday that it won't block Google's $3.1 billion acquisition of DoubleClick.
One of the big takeaways from IBM's powwow over collaboration tools was that Web 2.0 technology is easing its way into the enterprise.
ThinkSecret and Apple have settled a long running lawsuit with a terse statement. The upshot: ThinkSecret protects its sources (good).