Wednesday, April 29, 2009

News & Links List

"Calpers Is Voting Against Lewis and BofA Board" NYTimes Dealbook
Old news, but good details here.

"Thain Fires Back at Bank of America" WSJ
You'd think you would want to retain the best talent from an acquisition. It seems like many Merrill Lynch executives were fired. Fear? Politics? BofA people covering their backside?

"The Venture Capital Math Problem" Fred Wilson

"Mark Pincus' lessons from Tribe - fail fast" VatorNews

"Twitter is a Fad" BusinessWeek

"Publishers Seize on iPhone as Great White Digital Hope for Print" AdvertisingAge
HatTip to Jim.

"Google’s Multicultural Work Force" NYTimes

"The Sales Profession: Attention Must Still Be Paid" by Ben Stein

"Erotic Intellectual: Christopher Hitchens turns us on--even when he's wrong." Forbes

"Squanderer in chief" LATimes By James Kirchick
Interesting viewpoint from the Left

"One Hundred Polarized Days" by Jillian Bandes
'Barack Obama has the most polarized early job approval ratings of any president in the past four decades,' reported the Pew Research Center.

"The dark side of Dubai" The Independent

"'Flagrants' foul up playoff picture" ESPN

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