In the news on April 27: MySpace gets a new executive team; and yes, it’s come to this, SEC regulatory disclaimers in 140 characters or less.


Mark Papermaster’s first day at Apple as hardware design leader of mobile computers. CNET

MySpace announces its new executive team. Drumroll, please. Techcrunch

Craig Newmark just says no to Conn. Attorney General’s request to install higher regulations of its ‘erotic services’ section of Craigslist. Chron

Qualcomm posts 2Q loss because of its legal settlement with Broadcom. Chron

Palo Alto-based Hewlett-Packard plans to add $100 million data center to its campus in Colorado Springs. SF Business Times

Former Genentech exec, Kelsey, named Menlo Park-based Geron Corp.’s Chief Medical Officer. SF Business Times

Onyx Pharm.’s cancer drug fails in its Phase III trials for melanoma treatment. SF Business Times

Apple shareholders get the executive compensation voice plan of “Say on Pay”. SF Business Times

SEC regulatory disclaimers in 140 characters or less? That’s what we call corporate blog Tweets–there’s gotta be a Colbert punchline there somewhere. WSJ

Well, at least the swine flu is benefiting the drug companies. The shares of Foster City-based Gilead Sciences Inc. (that manufactures swine flu treatment) are being traded up. SF Business Times


With its new Open Stream API, Facebook is just showing once again that it’s true idol is Twitter. Gawker

Google cloud computes with PC power. CNET

Conficker/Downadup/Kido virus is out and about. Reuters


Dolmen Property Group’s $17 million renovation of the Hibernia building in SF Tenderloin is making a difference in crime reports police captain. SF Weekly

Home sales in California are up 63.8% from last year. Curbed SF Business Times SocketSite

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