Katie Couric Joins Yahoo News As Global Anchor

Broadcast journalist Katie Couric is joining Yahoo as global anchor, working with a growing team of global correspondents, starting next year. The hiring is quite a coup for Yahoo, following on...

Best Buy appoints Richelle Parham to board

Richelle Parham has been appointed to the Best Buy board, said the electronics retail company in a statement.

Former Micrsoft President To Lead Healthcare.Gov Website

Kurt DelBene, a former Microsoft executive, has been named senior advisor to the Secretary of Health and Human Services. Mr. DelBene will lead and manage HealthCare.gov, the federal government’s health insurance...

Avnet names William Amelio interim CEO

Technology distributor Avnet has appointed William Amelio, a member of Avnet’s board, as interim CEO of the company. Avnet Chief Executive Rick Hamada has stepped down, and will be leaving the company's board as...

Adrian Cockcroft From Netflix Joins Battery Ventures

Adrian Cockcroft, a former Netflix cloud architect who helped lead the company's shift to an all-cloud computing infrastructure, has joined Battery Ventures as its first technology fellow. In his new role, Mr....

Sierra Wireless appoints Jim Ryan as SVP, Strategic Partner Growth

Sierra Wireless has appointed Jim Ryan as senior vice president, Strategic Partner Growth.

Symantec Appoints Amit Mital CTO

Symantec has appointed Amit Mital as chief technology officer, responsible for driving the company's technology strategy. Mr. Mital will report to Symantec CEO Steve Bennett. Steve Trilling, Symantec's current CTO, will...

Talbott Roche joins the Electronic Arts board

Talbott Roche has been appointed to Electronic Arts’ board of directors. She has also been appointed to EA’s Compensation Committee. Ms. Roche is the CEO and president of Blackhawk Network. Prior to her role as...

Dell Boomi names Nicholas Lambrou managing director for Australia/New Zealand

Dell Boomi has appointed Nicholas Lambrou as managing director for Australia and New Zealand (A/NZ). As head of the local operation, Mr. Lambrou will provide governance to drive revenue and customer...

Viacom names Kern Schireson chief data officer

Viacom has appointed Kern Schireson executive vice president and chief data officer. In this newly-created position, Mr. Schireson will be responsible for expanding Viacom’s data capabilities across all areas of the company’s domestic...

Meet Melody Meckfessel, Google’s ‘Scotty’

Cade Metz of Wired magazine profiles Melody Meckfessel, a Google engineer responsible for the developer tools used internally by other Google engineers.

Apple names John Giannandrea senior vice president of AI/ML

Apple has named John Giannandrea to the company’s executive team as senior vice president of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence Strategy, reporting to the company CEO Tim Cook.

GE elects Catherine Lesjak to board

GE has elected Catherine Lesjak to the company's board.

Atari, Chuck E. Cheese founder launches Modal VR for enterprises

Nolan Bushnell, founder of Atari and Chuck E. Cheese, have launched a virtual reality platform for businesses, called Modal VR, along with Jason Crawford, founder of Tiny Castle Studios. Modal VR offers...

Cambridge Analytica suspends CEO Alexander Nix

The board of Cambridge Analytica has suspended CEO Alexander Nix with immediate effect, pending a full, independent investigation, the company said a statement.