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Angie’s List replaces CTO yet again

Angie’s List has announced its third head of technology in less than two years, with the hire of Darin Brown, who was last VP, excelerate at ExactTarget. Brown’s title will be SVP of Technology, according to Indianapolis Business Journal. Current CTO Robert Wiseman, who has only been with the service marketplace since March, is to remain as consultant, after declining to relocate to...

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News Corp names new Move CEO

Effective January 5, 2015, Steve Berkowitz is out as Move Inc. CEO. He will be replaced by Ryan O’Hara, most recently president at the Madison Square Garden Company. O’Hara will take over as News Corp begins its Realtor.com / The Wall Street Journal Digital Network cross-marketing campaign. Here’s the announcement: News Corp Announces New Leadership At Move, Inc. Ryan O’Hara...

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Ringier Axel Springer creates new COO position

Dr. Christoph Grau (37) will join Ringier Axel Springer Media AG as chief operations officer (COO) on Jan. 5, 2015. The position was newly created, the company announced today. Before joining Ringier Axel Springer Media AG, Grau worked as chief digital officer for Macmillan Education in London, a leading publisher in the language learning, schools and higher education business, where he was...

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Kinnevik recruits Europe’s ‘best finance minister’

blackjack games In his time, Anders Borg was considered to be one of Europe’s best finance ministers. In 2011 Financial Times named him Europe’s Finance Minister of the Year. When the right-wing Alliance lost the Swedish election in September, and outgoing prime minister Fredrik Reinfeldt resigned, Anders Borg decided to quit politics. Now Kinnevik nominated him for the position of...

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MapR big-data clients exceed 700

MapR, which provides big-date services for classified and other publishers and clients, has jumped its client base by more than 200 percent quarter over quarter, to more than 700.  In its recent survey of clients, MapR determined average return on investment (ROI) to be 500 percent, with cost-of-services break-even prior to one year. MapR also hired Sun Microsystems EVP and CMO Anil...

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Jobvite names two new VPs

Recruitment service Jobvite has a new VP of international and VP of customer success. Here’s the announcement: Jobvite Makes Executive Appointments to Drive Expansion and Growth Globally SAN MATEO, CA–(Marketwired – Dec 8, 2014) – Jobvite, the comprehensive recruiting solution for the world’s fastest growing companies, today announced the appointment of David Lahey...

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