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Shazam poaches BBC exec Danker to spearhead product expansion

Shazam has hired Daniel Danker to fill its newly created Chief Product Officer position. Danker previously served as the BBC's General Manager of Programmes and On Demand, where he led strategy and delivery of the broadcaster's iPlayer, iPlayer Radio and Red Button products.

Adobe CTO Kevin Lynch jumps ship for Apple

Adobe Systems' longtime CTO Kevin Lynch has resigned his position to join Apple, the company whose steadfast refusal to support Adobe Flash on iOS-powered devices effectively ushered the video and multimedia technology into irrelevance.

Electronic Arts CEO Riccitiello steps down, shoulders blame for missteps

Electronic Arts CEO John Riccitiello has resigned after six years at the gaming giant's helm, accepting blame for recent financial missteps that have sent its stock tumbling.

Google shakeup continues as Maps chief Huber shifts to new role

Google continues to shuffle its executive ranks, announcing Senior Vice President of Geo and Commerce Jeff Huber will step down to pursue new projects within the company. The move follows just one day after longtime head of Android Andy Rubin also resigned his post.

Google's Rubin steps down as Android chief

Google's head of Android, Andy Rubin, is stepping down from his role at the company. The company's senior vice president of Chrome and Apps, Sundar Pichai, will take on Rubin's Android duties in addition to his existing work.

Pandora mobile revenues jump 111% in Q4, CEO Kennedy steps down

Pandora Media reported fiscal fourth-quarter revenues of $125.1 million, a 54 percent year-over-year increase fueled by mobile growth. The streaming radio company also announced the resignation of longtime Chairman and CEO Joe Kennedy.

Struggling Groupon ousts CEO Andrew Mason

Groupon is parting ways with founder and CEO Andrew Mason. As a result, Executive Chairman Eric Lefkofsky and Vice Chairman Ted Leonsis are stepping in to lead the daily deals firm while it seeks a permanent replacement.

Report: Opera workforce shrinks 10% with migration to WebKit

More than 90 Opera Software employees have exited the browser maker's ranks as it shifts from its own Presto rendering engine to WebKit, a move to increase its competitiveness on Google's Android and Apple's iOS.

Updated: Louis Gump leaves CNN to head LSN Mobile

Mobile industry veteran Louis Gump has switched gears, moving from his most recent post as Global Vice President of Mobile at CNN to head up localized mobile advertising and media firm LSN Mobile.

Square COO Rabois steps down, CFO Friar named interim replacement

Square COO Keith Rabois is leaving the fast-growing mobile payments startup. Square CFO Sarah Friar will serve as acting COO while the firm searches for a permanent replacement.