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28 Jun 2010 09:35


Biz: Could BP’s embattled top exec, Tony Hayward, resign soon?

  • yes Russia’s top energy official is saying that he’s expecting Hayward’s resignation as soon as today.
  • no The London-based company is denying the reports, saying that Hayward’s job is safe. source

06 Jun 2010 11:18


Biz: No way, Jose: BP’s Tony Hayward has no desire to quit over spill

Sure, Tony Hayward knows a thing or three about gaffes, but the BP executive says he’s staying put no matter how much he wants his life back. source

01 Jan 2010 12:00


Tech: Word on the street: Apple super-bullish on selling tablets

  • 10 million tablets in the first year, an ex-Google exec sez source

11 Dec 2009 12:41


Biz: White House Pay Czar to execs: Tighten your belts

07 Dec 2009 10:25


Biz: A bunch of whiny AIG execs claim they’ll quit over their pay

  • five execs sent a letter December 1st claiming they’d leave over their compensation
  • two changed their minds over the weekend; all look overly whiny as a result source

25 Sep 2009 10:07


Politics: Anonymous CNN exec: Obama’s not talking about OUR cable news

  • I get the sense, when you listen to what he’s actually saying, that he’s talking mostly about the ideological-leaning networks rather than CNN. He’s talking about the back and forth and sometimes one-sidedness that you might get on other cable channels.
  • An anonymous CNN executive • Discussing Obama’s recent criticism of the cable news cycle and how damaging it is for the political process. Now, we could be wrong about this, but, doesn’t CNN dwell on one issue for six hours just like MSNBC or Fox? If so, you guys are complicit in the crime. This Politico article does a good job breaking down the issue. • source

10 Jun 2009 11:14


U.S.: Who’s behind the N.Y. state senate upheaval? Some rich bastard.

  • He gave money. Tom Golisano, a billionaire business exec, paid lots of money to help the Democrats take over the state senate last November. It was the first time they led the state senate in 40 years.
  • He felt slighted. However, when Golisano heard the Democrats wanted to tax the wealthy, and feeling slighted by a meeting with majority leader Malcolm A. Smith, he helped lead the unprecedented takeover.
  • Our takeHow can one guy have this much power? He doesn’t control the state senate – the people who voted for the candidates do. This strikes of corruption. The whole thing feels ethically unsound. source