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Jordan Robertson

Jordan is a technology writer with Bloomberg News. He previously worked at The Associated Press.

A National Museum specialist observes fossil remains of dinosaurs in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 2003.

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A National Museum specialist observes fossil remains of dinosaurs in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in 2003.

The Incredible Vanishing CEO of Fossil Watches

The Internet never forgets, but those who are careful can make sure it never finds out in the first place. Just try finding a photo of Kosta Kartsotis, the CEO of Fossil Group. The elusive chief executive is tied for the...

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Russian billionaire Alisher Usmanov at the Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum 2012 in Saint Petersburg, Russia.

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Russian billionaire Alisher Usmanov at the Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum 2012 in Saint Petersburg, Russia.

Russia’s Richest Man Says U.S. Tech Overvalued, After Making a Mint on It

Russia’s richest man, a billionaire named Alisher Usmanov, wasn’t one of the unlucky investors squashed by Facebook’s belly-flop of an initial public offering. An early backer of Facebook, Usmanov managed to propel himself to the very top of the ranks...

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Former McAfee CEO Dave DeWalt is taking the helm of FireEye, which may go public next year.

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Former McAfee CEO Dave DeWalt is taking the helm of FireEye, which may go public next year.

Former McAfee Chief DeWalt Named FireEye CEO, Aims for 2013 IPO

Dave DeWalt, the former chief executive officer of antivirus software maker McAfee, has taken the top job at security startup FireEye and plans an initial public offering in the first half of next year. DeWalt, 48, left McAfee in July 2011 after Intel...

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Mykonos specializes in "intrusion deception" technology that can help companies identify online attackers.

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Mykonos specializes in "intrusion deception" technology that can help companies identify online attackers.

What ‘Intrusion Deception’ Is And Why Juniper Paid $80 Million for It

By 2009, David Koretz had founded five technology companies from the time he was 14. Security snags he encountered at the fifth — an e-mail hosting company called BlueTie Inc. — prompted him to start No. 6, Mykonos Software Inc....

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George Kurtz left McAfee last year to help start a new security company called CrowdStrike.

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George Kurtz left McAfee last year to help start a new security company called CrowdStrike.

Ex-McAfee Execs to Tackle Hackers Differently, But Is It the Answer?

When security technology fails, you don’t want to be the guy walking in the door selling more of it. George Kurtz, former chief technology officer of McAfee, was often in that position as he logged hundreds of thousands of miles...

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