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Time Inc. to Staffers: Please Don’t Stream USA vs. Belgium

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Capital New York’s Nicole Levy got her hands on a memo from Time Inc. CTO Colin Bodell. Apparently, the strain put on the company’s Intranet last Thursday by in-house streaming of the USA vs. Germany FIFA World Cup game has him asking, as a favor, that employees please not do that again:

While we understand that everyone wants to support the national team, please do not stream the game over the Internet to your local workstation. There are conference rooms and pantries located throughout the building that have televisions where the game can be viewed. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

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Fran Hauser, Top Time Inc. Exec, Departs Company

Fran Hauser, who has been with Time Inc. for a decade, is leaving the company. Hauser most recently served as president of digital for the publishing house’s Style & Entertainment and Lifestyle Groups. Hauser oversaw brands such as People, InStyle, Sunset and Cooking Light.

The New York Post reports that one reason for Hauser’s departure is that Joe Ripp, CEO of Time Inc., passed over her when he named Colin Bodell the company’s chief technology officer in January.

In a Facebook post announcing her decision, Hauser wrote, “I’m so grateful to all of my amazing colleagues for their friendship, support and mentorship through the years.”

Time Inc. Names Chief Technology Officer [Updated]

Time Inc. has named Colin Bodell its chief technology officer. Bodell comes to Time Inc. from Amazon.com, where he had been since 2006. He most recently served as the company’s vice president, digital store platform.

Recode reports that at Time Inc., Bodell will be tasked with revamping all of the publishing house’s digital products.

Mitch Klaif, Time Inc.’s chief information officer, will remain with the company.

Update (3:58 pm):
Below is the internal memo from Joe Ripp, Time Inc.’s CEO, announcing Bodell’s appointment.

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