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For a tech company that places so much emphasis on design, we can't help but think something's up when one of the key designers leaves. Today, we bring you the sad news that HTC's VP of Industrial Design, Jonah Becker, has announced his departure on Twitter. To our surprise, that's less than a yea...

March 26th 2015 at 11:18pm 0 Comments
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The fallout from Target's massive customer data breach continues: following the departure of the retailer's chief information officer in March, CEO Gregg Steinhafel has stepped down. The executive feels he's "personally accountable" for the lax security that let the breach happen, and is bowing o...

May 5th 2014 at 9:46am 0 Comments
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Former Square Enix vice-president of marketing Karl Stewart announced his departure from the company after eight years of service, and he'll begin a new job at the Burbank-based Petrol Advertising agency in April. Stewart worked in recent years at Crystal Dynamics and was one of the key figures dri...

March 21st 2014 at 9:30pm 0 Comments
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The man who oversaw Microsoft's licensing of TV, movies, and music for services including Xbox is no longer at the company. As Variety reports, former Corporate VP of Media & Entertainment Blair Westlake said Microsoft's future plans didn't align with his expertise. "It has become clear to me...

January 16th 2014 at 10:30am 0 Comments
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For veteran gamers who enjoyed Doom and Quake, it's the end of an era -- id Software co-founder John Carmack has left the game studio to concentrate all his efforts on his Chief Technical Officer role at Oculus VR. It was just too "challenging" to divide attention between the two companies, he exp...

November 22nd 2013 at 4:19pm 0 Comments
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Rod Fergusson, former Director of Production at Epic Games, is soon to be the former VP of Development at BioShock Infinite developer Irrational Games, Polygon reports. Fergusson joined Irrational in August to help finish up work on BioShock Infinite, a game that shipped to widespread critical accl...

April 8th 2013 at 5:00pm 0 Comments
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ST-Ericsson was already in some tumult after the ST half of the partnership said it was exiting the venture late last year. As we're discovering, there was a little more drama in store for 2013. CEO Didier Lamouche has resigned from the company for a tempting job prospect elsewhere, and there's no...

March 11th 2013 at 11:31am 0 Comments