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Yahoo ousts CEO Bartz, appoints Morse as interim chief

Yahoo (Nasdaq: YHOO) announced that its board of directors has removed Carol Bartz from her role as CEO, appointing Timothy Morse--who joined the company in June as CFO--as its interim chief.

Eddy Cue, chief of iTunes, promoted to Apple SVP of Internet software and services

Apple's (NASDAQ:AAPL) CEO Tim Cook promoted the company's iTunes and iCloud chief, Eddy Cue, to the role of senior vice president of Internet software and services. Cue Cue, a 22-year-old

Google shutters Slide social apps unit one year after $200M acquisition

Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) confirmed it is shutting down its Slide social media unit just over a year after acquiring the startup for about $200 million. Slide founder Max Levchin also will exit the Google

Motricity founder/CEO Wuerch exits, Smith named interim chief

Motricity founder and CEO Ryan Wuerch has left the company, effective immediately. Motricity and Wuerch agreed on Aug. 21 to terminate Wuerch's employment with the mobile content services firm and to

Apple mobile ad chief Miller bolts to join VC firm Highland Capital

Apple's (NASDAQ:AAPL) vice president of mobile advertising, Andy Miller, is reportedly exiting the company. Citing sources close to the situation, All Things Digital reports Miller--who co-founded

Twitter co-founder Dorsey returns to spearhead product development

Five years after Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey began programming the microblogging platform and roughly three years after Chairman Evan Williams pushed him out of the company, Dorsey is returning to

Verve Wireless taps Tom MacIsaac as CEO

Mobile publishing and advertising solutions provider Verve Wireless named Tom MacIsaac as CEO, with co-founder and previous chief executive Art Howe remaining as chairman of the firm's board.

AdMob founder Omar Hamoui leaves Google

Roughly a year after Google first agreed to acquire mobile advertising network AdMob for $750 million, AdMob founder and CEO Omar Hamoui is leaving the digital services giant, citing personal

American Express taps Sprint execs to lead mobile finance efforts

Financial services giant American Express has hired former Sprint/Virgin Mobile USA chief operations officer David Messenger to serve as executive vice president and head of its new Online and Mobile

NeoMedia names Laura Marriott acting CEO

Mobile barcode scanning solutions provider NeoMedia Technologies named Laura Marriott as acting CEO--Iain McCready, appointed CEO in May 2008, is stepping down to pursue other interests. Marriott