Category: Leaves

Bill Gates leaves Microsoft’s board
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Bill Gates leaves Microsoft’s board

Bill Gates has stepped down from the board of Microsoft to spend more time on his philanthropic endeavors, the company announced Friday afternoon. Though he will remain technology advisor to CEO Satya Nadella, this move reduces his involvement with the company to the lowest level it has ever been. Gates led Microsoft from the ’80s…

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As a top manager leaves amid fundraising woes, SoftBank’s vision looks dimmer — and schadenfreude abounds
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As a top manager leaves amid fundraising woes, SoftBank’s vision looks dimmer — and schadenfreude abounds

Every once in a while, an organization implodes so fantastically that it’s hard in retrospect to understand why another outcome once seemed possible. With every passing day, SoftBank — which shook up the investing world with the largest investment fund ever pooled, then seemed to use its capital as a weapon — looks to become…

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CD Projekt Red Leaves Gwent Console Players High & Dry
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CD Projekt Red Leaves Gwent Console Players High & Dry

CD Projekt Red to abandon support for console versions of Gwent: The Witcher Card Game. Progressive shutdown begins next week before operations cease next year. Players can port progress to PC or mobile versions of the game. CD Projekt Red, the Polish developer behind the acclaimed The Witcher series, announced today it is axing support…

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Omar Hamoui leaves Sequoia for L.A.-based Mucker Capital as it looks to lead more Series A deals
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Omar Hamoui leaves Sequoia for L.A.-based Mucker Capital as it looks to lead more Series A deals

Mucker Capital, the now eight-year-old, Santa Monica, Calif.-based pre-seed startup accelerator and venture outfit, has brought aboard Omar Hamoui, a partner at Sequoia Capital for the last six-plus years, as its third general partner. Hamoui joins firm co-founders Erik Rannala and William Hsu, along with several other investors on the team who are collectively working…

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Ken Cuccinelli Leaves Pub After Former Gov. Martin O’Malley Berates Him
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Ken Cuccinelli Leaves Pub After Former Gov. Martin O’Malley Berates Him

Ken Cuccinelli, acting deputy secretary of the Department of Homeland Security, left a popular D.C. pub on Wednesday evening after Martin O’Malley, the former governor of Maryland (D), raised his voice and berated him regarding the Trump administration’s immigration policies. Both Cuccinelli and O’Malley appeared at the Dubliner in the nation’s capital, a choice pub for…

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Shep Smith Leaves FNC Just as the Network Was Splitting with Trump
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Shep Smith Leaves FNC Just as the Network Was Splitting with Trump

Americans are shellshocked that news anchor Shepard Smith has decided to call it quits at the Fox News Channel. Smith opted to leave before his recently renewed contract expired, and the network bigwigs reportedly urged him to stay. He leaves a cable channel that was launched as the conservatives’ answer to a liberal mainstream media…

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