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Rosensweig named chief of Chegg

Dan Rosensweig, who has held senior positions at several Internet and publishing companies, takes the reins at the online textbook rental company.

By Feb. 2, 2010


Dan Rosensweig to be named Guitar Hero CEO

The peripatetic tech exec, who has helped lead Ziff-Davis, CNET Networks, and Yahoo, will take over Activision Blizzard's Guitar Hero franchise.

By Mar. 22, 2009


Student hub Chegg files for $150M IPO

Mimicking Workday and Trulia, the U.S. online education hub files -- secretly -- for an initial public offering.

By Aug. 14, 2013


Textbook seller Chegg sets sights on the 'student graph'

The textbook site wants to be more like Facebook or LinkedIn for students, but with a focus on educational services and a social graph that connects students.

By Aug. 15, 2012


Textbook seller Chegg prices IPO shares at $12.50

Kicking off trading on the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday, the startup is going public with an offering price that values the company at nearly $1.1 billion.

By Nov. 12, 2013


Amazon goes for college crowd, launches rental textbook service

The textbook industry is under fresh attack, as Amazon.com starts letting customers rent paper text books.

By Aug. 6, 2012


Adobe downgraded; ex-Yahoo added to board

Shares of Adobe Systems fall 7 percent after a market analyst downgrades the company's stock from "market perform" to "underperform."

By Jan. 13, 2009


Zuckerberg ought to pull 'an Andreessen,' not 'a Gates'

CNET News.com's Charles Cooper reflects on the early leadership of the once-thriving Netscape, which was entrusted to an experienced business executive.

By Feb. 22, 2008


More speculation on Yahoo's CEO choices

Kara Swisher continues her search for Jerry Yang's replacement, gathering picks from the raft of ex-Yahoo employees.

By Dec. 13, 2008


Blog network SportsBlog Nation scores funding

The D.C.-area company is backed by former AOL and Yahoo executives. Facebook investor Accel Partners leads its most recent round.

By Oct. 29, 2008