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CEO Winterkorn resigns from VW in wake of diesel scandal

The longtime Volkswagen Group chief executive steps down amid growing scrutiny and mounting costs stemming from emissions calamity.

By September 23, 2015


Here's Ellen Pao's resignation letter from Reddit

Reddit's interim CEO resigns after criticism over the firing of a key employee and the way the company handled harassment and other issues on the site. This is her letter to the community.

By July 10, 2015


Head of federal personnel agency resigns in wake of hacked databases

On the heels of the announcement that 22 million Social Security numbers were compromised, Katherine Archuleta steps down as director of the Office of Personnel Management.

By July 10, 2015


Americans resigned to giving up their privacy, says study

Technically Incorrect: A new study from the University of Pennsylvania finds that Americans have lost hope that their data will ever be kept private.

By June 6, 2015


Russian PM's Twitter account hacked: 'I am resigning'

Dmitry Medvedev's Twitter account issues a surprising series of tweets criticizing the Russian government and President Putin.

By August 14, 2014


Reddit CEO resigns after clashing with board over new offices

Yishan Wong leaves community-curated news site after disagreement over location and cost of new office space, the company says.

By November 13, 2014


Google's Schmidt: 'I resigned from Apple board for the right reasons'

Google chairman and former CEO defends his controversial stint on the board of bitter rival Apple at an event Thursday in London.

By October 16, 2014


Inside Scoop: Longtime Oracle CEO Larry Ellison resigns

In a surprise move, longtime Oracle chief Larry Ellison is stepping down. Who will take the helm at the software giant and what legacy does Ellison leave? CNET News Executive Editor Charlie Cooper discusses.

By September 18, 2014


Read Steve Ballmer's resignation letter from Microsoft board

Saying "I bleed Microsoft," the onetime CEO makes a full break from Microsoft after more than three decades. Plus: Satya Nadella's response.

By August 19, 2014


Rap Genius co-founder resigns after massacre comments

Mahbod Moghadam has left the text annotation startup after making insensitive notes on the manifesto penned by the man who killed six people in Santa Barbara, Calif.

By May 26, 2014