How Roku is kicking the cable industrys butt & where its going next

Anthony Wood (pictured) is Roku’s CEO, and at his house (he’s married with three kids), each person gets seven hours of TV each week — all sans cable, natch.

Source:
http://venturebeat.com/2012/03/03/roku-intervie/

CEO Pay Not Linked to Performance

Chief executive salaries do not reflect performance, but are fixed by remuneration committees who want to make sure chief executives do not leave, reports Max Flint.

Source:
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-16932043

Samsung CEO, We Dont Want HPs Garbage ” Or Something Like That

Choi, in response to a reports question about the recent analyst report, stated, Its not right that acquiring an operating system is becoming a fashion, and that Samsung would never pursue such a deal.

Source:
http://techcrunch.com/2011/09/02/samsung-ceo-we-dont-want-hps-garbage-or-something-like-that/

AT&T Rolls Out Free Wi-Fi to Several New York City Parks

New York City has grand aspirations of being the nation’s leading digital city, and it’s a getting a big boost from AT&T towards that goal.

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and AT&T Chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson today announced a five-year initiative that will have AT&T providing free Wi-Fi service at 26 locations spread across…

Source:
http://hothardware.com/News/ATT-Rolls-Out-Free-WiFi-to-Several-New-York-City-Parks/

President Obama To Name Twitter CEO To Advisory Committee

President Obama plans to name Twitter CEO Dick Costolo to a telecom advisory committee.

Source:
http://mashable.com/2011/05/27/president-obama-twitter-ceo/

Access To iPad App Flipboard Compromised In China

As of today certain aspects of the Flipboard experience have been blocked for Chinese users, at the very least access to Facebook and Twitter according to Flipboard CEO Mike McCue.

While direct access to Facebook and Twitter is routinely blocked in China, the Flipboard app talked to its own US-based servers, which in turn talked to Twitter and Facebook so this block is particularly interesting.

Source:
http://techcrunch.com/2011/05/15/access-to-ipad-app-flipboard-compromised-in-china/

Dear Google: You Cant Threaten People Into Being Social

In a memo to Google staff, new CEO and co-founder Larry Page says employee bonuses are effectively on the line if the company’s efforts to add more social features don’t succeed.

But the Google co-founder may find that you can’t threaten people into being social.

Source:
http://gigaom.com/2011/04/08/dear-google-you-cant-threaten-people-into-being-social/

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