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Patch Editor-In-Chief Brian Farnham Is Out (AOL)

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Patch editor-in-chief Brian Farnham is leaving the company, he just told staffers on an all-hands call. Patch is AOL's network of local blogs. It's been a huge investment for AOL – costing the company ~$150 million in 2011. With 1,500 or so staffers, it has attracted about 10 million unique visitors....
Patch Editor-In-Chief Brian Farnham Is Out (AOL)

TNW Conference Europe will be opened by royalty: The Prince of Orange, Prince of the Netherlands

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Tech conferences may often list ‘royalty’ amongst their attendees, but it’s usually ‘tech royalty’ – maybe some founder of successful startups or a true pioneer in their field. At The Next Web Conference Europe 2013, we’re going better than that, by welcoming actual royalty to our event. We’re proud to...
TNW Conference Europe will be opened by royalty: The Prince of Orange, Prince of the Netherlands

Facebook's ad product guru to advise NY big data startup Sociocast

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Gokul Rajaram, who was recently described by Wired magazine as “the man who revs Facebook’s money engine,” is joining the advisory board of New York-based big data startup Sociocast. The company said Monday that Rajaram’s extensive background in ad tech, which includes managing Google’s AdSense network and advising several successful...
Facebook's ad product guru to advise NY big data startup Sociocast
Here’s what really happens when you report a rude or spammy Facebook post

New Blog Post: Advisory News: MyLikes Announces Funding, Advisory Board http://goo.gl/fb/WVPGV

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New Blog Post: Advisory News: MyLikes Announces Funding, Advisory Board http://goo.gl/fb/WVPGV
ThingLink Acqu-hires Pixboom To Double Down On Fashion
Augmented Reality Startup Daqri Raises $15M More, Troy Carter Joins Advisory Board

ScienceDirect Advisory Board: Publication year: 2010Source: International Journal of Refrigeration, Volume 33, Iss... http://bit.ly/aIEien

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ScienceDirect Advisory Board: Publication year: 2010Source: International Journal of Refrigeration, Volume 33, Iss... http://bit.ly/aIEien

Canada Post Claims Copyright Over Postal Codes, Meets Resistance

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A few years ago, we wrote about the UK's Royal Mail using a dubious copyright claim to bully a website into shutting down because it offered postal code data. In that case, the company chose not to fight the claim—and yet not long afterwards, UK officials decided to free up...
Canada Post Claims Copyright Over Postal Codes, Meets Resistance

TNW's Daily Dose: Rovio downloads, BuzzFeed funding and more

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Rovio’s astounding festive season downloads, BuzzFeed funding and Current TV becomes Al Jazeera America, it’s all in today’s Daily Dose. You can catch The Daily Dose every Monday through Friday right here on The Next Web. Be sure to hit the subscription button of your choice below to get The...
TNW's Daily Dose: Rovio downloads, BuzzFeed funding and more

Getting the Most Out of Your Advisory Board

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No matter how carefully you build your founding team, questions will come up as you start your business that will make you want to turn elsewhere for advice. And so it's good to have a carefully selected group of people you can turn to for help: your Advisory Board. As...
Getting the Most Out of Your Advisory Board

Facebook in row over decapitation videos

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A member of Facebook's Safety Advisory Board is one of several charities calling on it to block the spread of videos showing people being decapitated....
Facebook in row over decapitation videos

Banyan Branch expands with take over of Nology Media

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Banyan Branch is adding a new tree limb, announcing today that it is taking over Seattle social media upstart Nology Media. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Nology’s four employees are joining Banyan Branch, and founder Leigh Fatzinger has been named to the company’s advisory board. With the deal,...
Banyan Branch expands with take over of Nology Media

Hiring a startup CEO? 11 things to look for

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T-shirt photo via Zazzle Should startup founders ever hire CEOs to lead their companies? And if yes, what should they look for? Opinions differ. And Reid Hoffman’s recent entry on the topic sparked a lot of debate in the tech community. But if you’re thinking about bringing a CEO on...
Hiring a startup CEO? 11 things to look for
With $1.4M, Qloo finds films, fashion, food and more that match your taste

$1 million: UK’s Top 10 buys .com domain name for global expansion

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[UK] A million dollars, baby. That’s the amount paid by UK price comparison site ‘Top 10 Broadband and Top 10 Mobile Phones‘ to purchase the Top10.com domain name from US-based investor Idealab in a cash plus equity deal. Apparently, this also makes it one of the most expensive domain names...
$1 million: UK’s Top 10 buys .com domain name for global expansion

Facebook platform industry update: SocialWire joins PMD program, Compass Labs launches conversion tracking tool

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Facebook ads provider SocialWire today announced that it has been accepted into the Preferred Marketing Developer program and awarded the Apps badge. SocialWire provides a platform for advertisers to run self-serve or managed campaigns. It also offers an SDK to help companies integrate with Facebook Open Graph so that their...
Facebook platform industry update: SocialWire joins PMD program, Compass Labs launches conversion tracking tool

Tech Weekly podcast: Marissa Mayer joins Yahoo

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This week Aleks Krotoski and Guardian Technology editor Charles Arthur discuss the upside to Yahoo's appointment of former Google executive Marissa Mayer. Also, why Google bought out the email client Sparrow and if the Samsung v Apple patent wars will ever end. Aleks talks exclusively to the new deputy chief...
Tech Weekly podcast: Marissa Mayer joins Yahoo
3taps sues Craigslist to save the internet (no, seriously)

BBC Worldwide reveals six finalists for its London-based Labs mentoring scheme

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Back in June, we reported that BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the BBC, was launching a mentoring scheme for digital startups called BBC Labs. The six month programme is aimed at emerging digital media companies in the UK, with a view towards helping the selected startups gain traction and...
BBC Worldwide reveals six finalists for its London-based Labs mentoring scheme

3 Tips for Setting Up an Advisory Board | Small Business Trends

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3 Tips for Setting Up an Advisory Board | Small Business Trends

Does 'The Future' Need Lobbyists Too?

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Back in April, I wrote about the Hack Society meeting at Union Square Ventures, where Rep. Jim Cooper provided a great quote: "The past, in general, is over-represented in Washington. The future has no lobbyists." That is, indeed, a problem to some extent. Of course, that then leads to a...
Does 'The Future' Need Lobbyists Too?

Time To Start Again On 'Six Strikes' And Let Internet Users Have A Seat At The Table

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One of our key concerns with the so-called "voluntary" six strikes agreement set up between the ISPs and the content companies (with a major shove from the White House) was the fact that there was no one representing the users at the table. As much as the White House has...
Time To Start Again On 'Six Strikes' And Let Internet Users Have A Seat At The Table

MyLikes is excited to have some really smart and influential people on board! :)

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Today, we are excited to announce our seed funding and our advisory board. The round was over-subscribed and we wanted to get investments from people we knew and respected. Investors in the round included Paul Buchheit and Sanjeev Singh, founders of Gmail and FriendFeed and who are currently at Facebook;...
MyLikes is excited to have some really smart and influential people on board! :)
Education apps maker Duck Duck Moose nabs $7M in funding led by Sequoia

ISPs and entertainment industry kick off copyright enforcement center

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The entertainment industry and the largest US internet service providers have been working together in an effort to create their own anti-piracy enforcement regime, and the group has just unveiled its Center for Copyright Information (CCI) by announcing its new chief and advisory board. The center is part of the...
ISPs and entertainment industry kick off copyright enforcement center
Signia Venture Partners' Rick Thompson delivers the über-investor's take on mobile gaming investments (interview)
Fantasktic launches to fix small WordPress bugs on the cheap

Adviser Who Sold Facebook Shares He Didn't Own Faces Sentence Up To 45 Years

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Remember when everyone wanted Facebook stock? When getting pre-IPO shares was a point of pride, when retail investors worried they weren’t big enough fish to rate allotments from their brokerages? That friends, was an opportunity, and there are some men who answer when opportunity knocks. John Mattera, for instance, the...
Adviser Who Sold Facebook Shares He Didn't Own Faces Sentence Up To 45 Years

The Death of Social Proof

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Social proof is dying as a startup differentiation heuristic during fundraising. Why? A) Blame Angellist for an Advisor Bubble Every company I see has some roster of advisors and/or soft-circled seed investors already committed. It's gone from evidence of company traction to merely an execution step before hitting 'publish' on...
The Death of Social Proof
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