The founding executive at Web pioneer Yahoo is the first woman to sit on the social-game publisher's board.
Regina Dugan, currently vice president of engineering and leader of Google's Advanced Technology and Projects, shows interest in video games.
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.
Brendan Eich's 2008 donation to an anti-gay-marriage cause now dogs his new CEO job. In his first interview about it, he resists calls to resign or recant, but argues inclusiveness makes Mozilla's world-spanning community possible.
Three directors step down because they wanted a mobile-market expert from outside, not CTO Brendan Eich, as the new CEO, the WSJ reports. Also, Eich is dogged by concerns over 2008 gay-marriage stance.
Apple is changing its Lightning specification license to allow both the aged 30-pin adapter and the Lightning connector in a single accessory.
The iPhone maker refuses to license the rights to its Lightning connector for use in a portable charging station, its CEO says in announcing refunds to Kickstarter donors.
Apple has tweaked the specs for its Lightning charger following furore over a failed Kickstarter project.
The social-gaming company had revenue of $332 million for the quarter ending June 30, well below the analyst forecast of $344.8 million.
Online study guide Shmoop has improved its offering for high-school students. But it also has made it easier for those students to skip schoolwork on so many topics.