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Carrier IQ hires Verizon alum Mobley to lead consumer privacy efforts

NEW ORLEANS--Months after a consumer privacy uproar that threatened to derail its business, mobile diagnostics platform Carrier IQ has named Magnolia Mansourkia Mobley to the role of general counsel

Former Windows Phone exec Gavin Kim joins NQ Mobile

NQ Mobile has appointed Gavin Kim to the newly created position of chief product officer. Gavin Kim Kim joins NQ Mobile after a stint at Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT), where he was

PayPal promotes former Zong chief David Marcus to president

eBay appointed David Marcus as president of its PayPal division. Marcus, previously PayPal's vice president of mobile, replaces Scott Thompson, who stepped down in January 2012 to become CEO at

Mozilla web platform chief Chris Blizzard exits for startup

Mozilla Director of Web Platform Chris Blizzard has left the open-source software initiative to join an unnamed startup. Blizzard announced the move on his blog, indicating his new job is based in

Vringo CEO Jon Medved resigns following Innovate/Protect merger

Mobile social video firm Vringo is merging with Innovate/Protect, the owner of patent assets acquired from search website Lycos. In addition, Vringo CEO Jon Medved is stepping down and Vringo

Broadvox names ex-MegaPath president Chatterley chief exec

Managed VoIP provider Broadvox has tapped former MegaPath president and Speakeasy CEO Bruce Chatterley as its new president and CEO. Chatterley, who has more than 25 years of domestic and

inetwork adds to leadership team, reports strong 2011

Demand for SMS and voice over-the-top solutions are helping to drive the growth of inetwork, the wholesale division of Bandwidth, whose nationwide voice, SMS and 911 network powers services like

Zynga ad chief Anekal bolts to join mobile rewards network Kiip

Zynga global director of brand advertising Manny Anekal has resigned his post to join mobile rewards network Kiip as chief operating officer. Kiip delivers branded offers and rewards at precise

Polycom continues executive shuffle, names EA's Brown to dual CFO, COO role

Polycom (Nasdaq: PLCM), which last week added five new execs to its North American sales team, continued its executive makeover, announcing it has hired Electronic Arts (EA) executive Eric Brown to

Google Wallet shakeup: Head of consumer payments Gupta resigns

Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) head of consumer payments Vikas Gupta has resigned his post, the second high-profile management move within the Google Wallet m-commerce unit within the past week. Gupta was