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Tech Moves: Katie Couric joins Yahoo; Shakeup at BlackBerry; Crosscut’s Shaw returns to Microsoft

—TV host Katie Couric plans to join Yahoo as “global anchor,” the latest key media hire for CEO Marissa Mayer. She plans to join the Internet company some time next year, and her appointment follows the hiring of David Pogue of The New York Times in October. “Katie’s depth of experience, her intellectual curiosity, and… Read More

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Tech Moves: Crosscut names ex-Microsoft PR manager as publisher; Slade Gorton joins Clearwire’s board; and more

Crosscut, the five-year-old online news publication for the Pacific Northwest, has named former Microsoft corporate communications manager Greg Shaw as CEO and publisher. A former journalist who started his career at the Cherokee Advocate, Shaw has worked with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation since 2004. He replaces Crosscut founder David Brewster who plans to… Read More