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A Source Met With Marissa Mayer's Acquisitions Team, And This Is What They Said They Want To Buy (YHOO)

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A source of ours met with Yahoo's corporate development team sometime during the past few months. This source said the team was open about the kinds of startups and companies CEO Marissa Mayer would like to buy. Here is what they said. Primarily Yahoo wants to buy small, failed startups...
A Source Met With Marissa Mayer's Acquisitions Team, And This Is What They Said They Want To Buy (YHOO)

Changing of the guard: Two high-profile Twitter departures follow up engineer exits

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Two departures from Twitter today continue to exemplify just how much of a changing-of-the-guard is going down at the company. Elizabeth Bailey Weil and Mark McBride are both taking their leave today, just a week or so after the second creator of Twitter’s Bootstrap left the company. Late last week,...
Changing of the guard: Two high-profile Twitter departures follow up engineer exits

This Ex-Microsoft Exec Will Not Sleep Until He Reinvents Investing

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Hardeep Walia wants you to stop gambling on stocks and bet on ideas instead. With that goal, the veteran of Microsoft's mergers and acquisitions team is launching Motif Investing, a new online brokerage, today. From what Walia has shown us, Motif promises to be the kind of game-changer that the...
This Ex-Microsoft Exec Will Not Sleep Until He Reinvents Investing
Google Reportedly Replacing Its Head Of M&A With Don Harrison, Will Open A New Late-Stage Investment Group

From Dell Insider to Suitor

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Blackstone Group LP’s letter laying out a potential bid for Dell Inc. was co-signed by someone very familiar to the computer maker: David Johnson. Mr. Johnson, a graduate of Boston College and a 27-year alum of International Business Machines Corp., joined Dell in 2009 as its senior vice president of...
From Dell Insider to Suitor

Google creating new late-stage investment group as it replaces M&A chief

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According to a report from Reuters citing its usual “sources familiar with the matter,” Google is in the process of creating a new late-stage investment group its current chief of mergers and acquisitions David Lawlee will oversee. The report doesn’t provide much more information, but did say the new investment...
Google creating new late-stage investment group as it replaces M&A chief

Yahoo Is In Talks To Buy A Site We Actually Use, Snip.It (YHOO)

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News just broke via AllThingsD that Yahoo is poised to acquire startup Snip.It. Snip.It is a social site that resembles a mash up of Pinterest's collections and Instapaper's ability to save links for consumption later. AllThingsD reports,  Snip.it was founded by Ramy Adeeb, who was formerly a principal at Khosla...
Yahoo Is In Talks To Buy A Site We Actually Use, Snip.It (YHOO)
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Zynga: Spending $210 Million On OMGPOP Was Not A One Time Thing

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Last month Zynga acquired Draw Something app maker OMGPOP for ~$210 million. Even though Draw Something's daily active users has plummeted since the acquisition, Zynga CEO Mark Pincus doesn't seem to have any regrets. In fact, he says Zynga may make a few similarly sized -- or larger -- acquisition...
Zynga: Spending $210 Million On OMGPOP Was Not A One Time Thing

Google Doubled Pay for Some Top Officers

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Google boosted compensation for Chief Financial Officer Patrick Pichette, Chief Business Officer Nikesh Arora, and Chief Legal Officer David Drummond, who also oversees the company's mergers-and-acquisitions team....
Google Doubled Pay for Some Top Officers
Failure is a feature: how Google stays sharp gobbling up startups

SnagFilms wants to make it easier to find quality video over dreck

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The Web is replete with online film streaming platforms; you can pretty much access any film you want online in a matter of minutes using less tech knowhow than your grandma has. Now that everyone either has a Netflix or Hulu Plus account, or at least knows someone’s password, it...
SnagFilms wants to make it easier to find quality video over dreck
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