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Cisco Scoops Up Papermaster
Largely blamed for Apple’s iPhone 4
antenna problems, Mark Papermaster left Apple in August. Now a member
of Cisco’s Nexus 7000 and Catalyst team, the chip expert’s new role will
be to manage application-specific integrated circuits.  Before Apple,
Papermaster worked at IBM. [Apple Insider]

Federal Trade Commission Appoints its First Chief Technologist
Starting in January, Woodrow Wilson School Professor Edward Felton will serve as the agency’s Chief Technologist for one year. Wilson will help the agency shape its position on technology policy issues, and assist the FTC in broadening its reach to help protect consumers from electronic fraud and identity theft. [NJ Online]

American Water Creates GM Position
Barbara Boyarsky, previously director of marketing for the water, wastewater, and utility company, will share oversight of the company’s IT staff, and be the boss of customer service and claims. [citybizlist]

Carolinas IT Expands Service Desk
Tyler Leonard joins Carolinas IT associate systems engineer. His role includes network monitoring and management. [dbusinessNews]

Airline Software Developer Appoints Two
AISystems appointed of Scott D. Nason to the company’s advisory board, and David E. Greenberg to its board of directors. [MarketWatch]

Arrow ECS Appoints Tom Colleary to Vice President of North American Oracle Group
Colleary will integrate the company’s Oracle hardware and software teams. [Enhanced Online News]

— Dino Londis