Bonnie Hammer, chairwoman of cable entertainment at NBCUniversal, says she relates to stories of quarterbacks who say they become better as they age because play seems to slow down and they focus only on what's important. "I've found that once you're able to do that, something else resurfaces," such as enthusiasm, excitement for the business and "pure, untarnished joy you felt as a rookie," she says.
Google reportedly has purchased Wavii, a developer of a news-summary application, for about $30 million in cash. Google and Wavii declined to comment on the report. Apple was interested in buying Wavii to incorporate its technology into the Siri personal digital assistant, a source said. The company will integrate with Google's Knowledge Graph division, Alexia Tsotsis writes.