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Mozilla under fire: Inside the 9-day reign of fallen CEO Brendan Eich

The co-founder's high-profile exit from the maker of Firefox wasn't just about his gay marriage stance. Insiders describe a revered technologist with management issues -- and a reluctant board.

By June 13, 2014

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Oracle turns to McNealy to bolster its case

The software maker tries to use the testimony of Sun co-founder Scott McNealy to essentially nullify everything said by former CEO Jonathan Schwartz earlier in the day.

By April 26, 2012

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Scott McNealy's startup: Hash tags, polls on steroids

The former Sun CEO is behind Wayin, which is presenting "games of life," or real-time polls on an infinite number of topics. Company says it has the most powerful popular sentiment-gathering engine ever.

By October 6, 2011

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Spin control: Apple goes on offense against Android

On the eve of Samsung's big Galaxy S4 launch, Apple's marketing head decides that it's time to talk trash. Expect more of the same for 2013.

By March 14, 2013

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Why Jakob Nielsen's Windows 8 critique is old-school thinking

commentary The usability expert branded Microsoft's new operating system "disappointing." But his approach would lead to the kind of incremental improvements that have dogged Microsoft for years.

By November 21, 2012

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Freaked out about Facebook privacy? Then break up already

Yes, it's a complicated relationship, but reasonable concerns about user privacy have given way to paranoia.

By September 25, 2012

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Scott McNealy re-emerges in tech circles

Though quiet after Oracle acquired Sun, the company he co-founded, McNealy is back in the saddle again. He's chairman of start-up WayIn and delivering one-liners over Twitter.

By April 27, 2011

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Scott McNealy re-emerges in tech circles

Mike Schmitz's name was initially misspelled in this post.

By April 27, 2011

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Much ado about former Sun CEO's 'congratulations' to Google

Who knew a single blog post could generate such attention (and so many billable hours) in the Oracle-Google trial?

By May 9, 2012

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Oracle-Google trial puts ex-Sun execs on opposite sides

Former Sun CEO Jonathan Schwartz sided with Google in its court battle with Oracle, while Sun co-founder Scott McNealy and Java father James Gosling believe that Google infringed on Sun's intellectual property. Who is right?

By April 28, 2012