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Eich resignation as Mozilla CEO as messy as his appointment

Brendan Eich stepping down as CEO solves Mozilla's immediate publicity problem, but many are torn about consequences of losing him as a leader and free-speech implications.

By Apr. 3, 2014


Don't look for morality tales in Mozilla CEO resignation saga

[commentary] If you were looking for a "teachable moment" about a Silicon Valley executive's personal beliefs versus his ability to lead a diverse community, this wasn't it.

By Apr. 5, 2014


City councilman pens resignation letter in Klingon

North Carolina politician David Waddell chooses to terminate his role and go out like a Klingon warrior. Worf would be proud.

By Jan. 2, 2014


FCC Chairman announces resignation

FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski announced Friday that he will step down from his post after four years of service.

By Mar. 22, 2013


Analysts react to Jobs' resignation

The general themes among analysts: the resignation is no surprise, Tim Cook is the best replacement, and Apple will keep delivering hit products and strong earnings.

By Aug. 25, 2011


Yahoo announces Yang's resignation (statement)

Here's the full text of Yahoo's press release announcing co-founder Jerry Yang's resignation.

By Jan. 17, 2012


Why Jerry Yang's resignation is a great, if belated, move

Yang infamously turned down a $31 a share, or $44.6 billion, offer from Microsoft. He should have left 10 minutes after screwing that Microsoft deal up.

By Jan. 17, 2012


HP statement on Hurd resignation

Two main excerpts from the press release Hewlett-Packard put out Friday announcing CEO Mark Hurd's departure following sexual harassment claims.

By Aug. 6, 2010


Text of Apple's press release on Jobs' resignation

Apple announces that Steve Jobs has resigned as chief executive but has been elected chairman of the board, and that Tim Cook will become CEO.

By Aug. 24, 2011