Google bigwig Eric Schmidt shocks with surprise resignation amid reports his personal life is being eyed

In a surprise move, former Google CEO Eric Schmidt is stepping down as executive chairman of the search giant’s parent company Alphabet next year.

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Robocall scams get craftier as tech industry tries new ways to block practice

Federal agencies are stepping up their efforts to combat robocalls nationwide.

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Samsung heir joins board of directors after Galaxy Note 7 failure

The grandson of Samsung’s founder is stepping up as its new leader after the failure of the company’s flagship smartphone, the Galaxy Note 7.

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Microsoft preps new 'upgrade experience' for free Windows 10 update

Microsoft is stepping up its strategy to move users to Windows 10 while the rollout of Apple’s renamed operating system isn’t far behind.

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Ashley Madison CEO steps down in wake of hacking

The CEO of adultery website Ashley Madison is stepping down in the wake of the massive breach of the company’s computer systems and outing of millions of its members.

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At WWDC, Apple profiles efforts to invite girls into male-dominated tech, engineering jobs

The overwhelming majority of WWDC attendees continues to be male, but Apple its stepping up its own efforts to encourage more women–starting with young girls–to take prominent roles in tech. That included prominent stage time for female executives in leadership roles, and the featuring of GoldieBlox, an effort to interest girls in engineering careers, starting early on in the toy isle.



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DoJ Calls On Private Sector to Strengthen Cybersecurity


The Justice Department is stepping up its program to engage more actively with the private sector on dealing with cybercrime and cybersecurity breaches. “We in government know that we cannot go it alone in fighting cybercrime. We need a strong partnership with you in the private sector,” Assistant Attorney General Leslie Caldwell said at a recent Cybersecurity Industry Roundtable. The DoJ issued a guidance document advising commercial private sector entities on how to prevent cyberintrusions, and how to deal with breaches when they occur.

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End of an era: Rory Read steps down as AMD CEO, replaced by Lisa Su

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AMD has announced that its CEO, Rory Read, is stepping down — effective immediately. Read will be replaced by Lisa Su, who has been serving as the company’s Chief Operating Officer.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/191737-end-of-an-era-rory-read-steps-down-as-amd-ceo-replaced-by-lisa-su

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End of an era: Rory Read steps down as AMD CEO, replaced by Lisa Su

Rory Read
AMD has announced that its CEO, Rory Read, is stepping down — effective immediately. Read will be replaced by Lisa Su, who has been serving as the company’s Chief Operating Officer.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/191737-end-of-an-era-rory-read-steps-down-as-amd-ceo-replaced-by-lisa-su

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