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Biting tweets get White House official fired

Jofi Joseph, a national security official, is fired after he's discovered to be behind the highly cutting @natsecwonk Twitter account that criticized, well, a lot of people.

By Oct. 23, 2013

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Fired Yahoo COO De Castro made more than Marissa

Henrique De Castro has sailed away from the company on one of the biggest golden parachute packages ever. And apart from that, his total compensation was reportedly larger than even Yahoo CEO Mayer's.

By Jan. 18, 2014

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Twitter to Dick Costolo in 2010: You're fired...sort of

"Hatching Twitter" reveals that the executive was briefly fired after a tense board meeting, just weeks before he became CEO, according to USA Today.

By Oct. 13, 2013

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This girl just got fired? BlackBerry parts ways with Alicia Keys

Alicia Keys is no longer BlackBerry's global creative director. Because no hits?

By Jan. 2, 2014

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Mocking Muslims on Facebook gets Walmart manager fired

A Hamburg, N.Y., Walmart assistant manager likens two Muslim women's full-cover clothing to a Halloween costume. He is fired, even though he says he didn't post the comments and picture from work.

By Sep. 6, 2013

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If only this Call of Duty Lego 9mm handgun fired real bricks

Zazi Nombies' life-size MP-443 Grach 9mm handgun has every detail except the ability to take down Call of Duty enemies.

By Dec. 11, 2013

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BlackBerry CEO Heins to net $55.6M if fired after acquisition

Thorsten Heins stands to make $55.6 million in salary, incentives, and equity if he is ousted from BlackBerry.

By Aug. 16, 2013

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BlackBerry plans more layoffs, fired U.S. sales chief -- report

The ailing smartphone maker is eyeing additional layoffs beyond the 5,000 announced during its previous fiscal year, says The Wall Street Journal.

By Jul. 10, 2013

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Google Nexus fired into space to see if screams are audible

A science project to warm the cockles of a xenomorph's acidic heart: The first smartphone satellite will test the "Alien" tagline so you don't have to.

By Feb. 25, 2013

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Prosecutor poses as accused killer's ex-girlfriend on Facebook, fired

An Ohio prosecutor believes that he must break two witnesses' alibis in a murder case. He goes on Facebook, pretends to be the accused's ex-girlfriend and tries to contact the witnesses. His bosses aren't impressed.

By Jun. 8, 2013