NASA searches for Planetary Protection Officer to save Earth from alien contamination

Looking for a fresh career challenge? NASA is looking for a planetary protection officer to protect Earth from extraterrestrial contamination.

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Hyperloop One co-founder has just launched a rival startup

Brogan BamBrogan, the co-founder of Hyperloop One and its former chief technology officer, has just launched a rival company bidding to develop the first fully operational hyperloop system.

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Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg donates $1 million to Planned Parenthood, report says

Facebook’s chief operating officer, Sheryl Sandberg, has reportedly made a sizable donation to the organization.

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Twitter Shuffles Deck as COO Bain Steps Down


Twitter Chief Operating Officer Adam Bain is leaving the company, according to a document the company filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission earlier this week. The news comes just weeks after Twitter’s attempt to find a buyer failed. Bain ran the company’s entire revenue business. Chief Financial Officer Anthony Noto will step into his vacated spot, meaning the company will need to find a new financial chief. Noto will continue to lead Twitter’s live content business, according to the SEC filing.

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Microsoft lays out its hopes for the Trump presidency

Microsoft’s chief legal officer Brad Smith has published a detailed blog post outlining the policy changes that he would like to see from President Trump’s administration to help technological innovation, education, and society as a whole.

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Sex offender nabbed playing 'Pokemon Go' with kid

Authorities arrested an Indiana sex offender after they say a probation officer spotted him playing “Pokemon Go” with a 16-year-old boy on the county courthouse lawn.

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Line exec: Use app to communicate with teens

CNNMoney’s Paul R. La Monica interviews the Chief Global Officer of messaging app Line, Jungho Shin, at the New York Stock Exchange. The company is popular in Japan and now has the biggest technology IPO of 2016.

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YouTube Reveals 4K HDR and 360-Degree Video Support at CES


YouTube Chief Business Officer Robert Kyncl on Thursday laid out the direction the service plans to take this year, including new partnerships with GoPro to support 360-degree video content and support for 4K HDR, or high dynamic range, video. So-called cord cutters are having an impact on streaming video services, including those of competitors such as Amazon and YouTube, he said during his keynote address at CES 2016. The amount of time people spend watching digital video is growing 25 percent year on year, Kyncl noted.

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Apple COO Jeff Williams talks democratization of medicine, human rights, more in new interview

Article Image Apple’s newly minted chief operating officer, Jeff Williams, appeared as a guest on radio show Conversations on Health Care on Monday to discuss the potential Apple Watch, iPhone and Apple’s health platforms have on democratizing healthcare, as well as other topics like human rights issues.

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Facebook forces some workers to switch from iPhone to Android to reflect majority of users & new markets

Article Image Facebook’s chief product officer is reportedly requiring a number of team members to switch from iPhones to Android phones so they can experience how most people interact with the social network.

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Apple's Tim Cook, Jony Ive slip to fourth on Vanity Fair 'New Establishment' list

Apple CEO Tim Cook and newly-minted chief design officer Jonathan Ive on Tuesday made Vanity Fair’s 2015 “New Establishment List,” rounding up the celebrities reporters deemed the most important in business, culture, and investment.

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Oracle tells its customers to stop analyzing its code for security flaws

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Oracle’s Chief Security Officer really wishes people would stop performing code analysis and looking for security flaws — and she’s willing to threaten companies to get them to stop.

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Apple looks to hire government affairs specialist in Indian market push

Apple is looking to hire its first government affairs officer in India as part of an overarching plan to more aggressively target the growing market, according to a local report.

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Apple officially recognizes Jony Ive's promotion, adds VP of design bios to leadership webpage

Apple made its promotion of Jony Ive to Chief Design Officer a bit more official on Wednesday in an update to the Apple Leadership webpage, while at the same time adding executive profiles for design underlings Alan Dye and Richard Howarth.

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A history of Jony Ive at Apple: From consultant to Chief Design Officer

Jony Ive — appointed this week as Apple’s first-ever Chief Design Officer — has a long history of design work for Apple, stretching all the way back to a consulting role in the early 1990s.



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Jony Ive makes list of influential tech execs, Apple retakes top spot in brand rankings

On Wednesday Apple’s newly-minted Chief Design Officer, Jony Ive, came second to Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella on a Juniper Research list of the most influential technology executives in 2015, while Apple as a whole reclaimed the top spot on a Millward Brown chart of the world’s most valuable brands.



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Commerce Department Embarks on Data Revolution


All major U.S. government agencies employ a chief technology officer who generally deals with the management of IT resources including hardware, software, cybersecurity and the mechanics of the digital world. The U.S. Commerce Department has now gone a step further in addressing the challenges presented by an ever-evolving world of e-commerce with the appointment of a chief data officer. The Commerce CDO is responsible for figuring out what to do with the massive amounts of data generated by the department’s 47,000-person workforce.

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Even Vulcans shed a tear: Nimoy, 'Star Trek's' Spock, dies at 83

Leonard Nimoy, whose portrayal of “Star Trek’s” logic-driven, half-human science officer Spock made him an iconic figure to generations, died Friday. He was 83.

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