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Report: Apple hires baseball exec Sartori to head App Store's Sports category

Apple has hired Toronto Blue Jays Assistant General Manager Jay Sartori to oversee the Sports category of its App Store for iOS,  Sportsnet.ca  reports.

Shazam revamps app for iOS 7, names ex-Hulu exec McGurn as chief revenue officer

Shazam is rolling out an overhauled version of its media discovery application optimized for Apple's new iOS 7, slated for release to consumers later today.

Electronic Arts elevates EA Sports boss Andrew Wilson to CEO spot

Electronic Arts has appointed Andrew Wilson as CEO, concluding a six-month search to replace John Riccitiello, who stepped down in March after six years at the gaming giant's helm.

Pandora taps former Microsoft exec Brian McAndrews as CEO

Pandora Media has named digital advertising veteran Brian McAndrews as CEO, president and chairman, effective immediately. McAndrews takes over for Joe Kennedy, who announced his resignation in March.

Visa refutes reports of m-commerce chief Gajda's ouster

Visa is refuting a report stating that Global Head of Mobile Product Bill Gajda is no longer with the financial services giant.

Report: Visa mobile chief Bill Gajda ousted in executive shakeup

Visa Global Head of Mobile Product Bill Gajda has been dismissed as part of an executive shakeup spearheaded by first-year CEO Charles Scharf,  NFC Times  reports.

Android VP Hugo Barra exits Google for Chinese phone maker Xiaomi

Hugo Barra, Google's vice president of Android product management, is leaving the company to join Chinese phone manufacturer Xiaomi.

Twitter hires ex-Ticketmaster CEO as commerce chief, fueling IPO buzz

Twitter has named former Ticketmaster CEO Nathan Hubbard as its first head of commerce, renewing speculation the microblogging platform is plotting an initial public offering.

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer retiring within next 12 months

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announced he will retire within the next 12 months, once a successor is chosen.

Big Fish Games restructures, shutters Vancouver office

Casual gaming studio Big Fish Games is laying off 49 employees at its Seattle headquarters, reassigning 70 others and closing its Vancouver office. The firm has also proposed shuttering facilities in Cork, Ireland, subject to a 30-day consultation.