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Google: Psy's 'Gangnam Style' Has Earned $8 Million On YouTube Alone

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Gangnam Style, the most-watched YouTube video ever, with more than one billion views, by K-pop sensation Psy has generated $8 million revenue on YouTube alone, said Google chief business officer Nikesh Arora in a rare disclosure on the company's fourth quarter earnings call. A previous analysis by the Associated Press indicated that...
Google: Psy's 'Gangnam Style' Has Earned $8 Million On YouTube Alone

Niklas Zennstrom To Speak At The London Web Summit

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As I previously announced, the startup conference I’ve run for the last three years has merged with the Dublin Web Summit to create the London Web Summit on March 19, in The Brewery Venue, in London’s East End, already the single biggest cluster of tech startups in London. I’ll be...
Niklas Zennstrom To Speak At The London Web Summit

Almost Three: A Brief History Of Foursquare Time (And A Look At Its Future)

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Editor’s note: AJ Arora is a former Yahoo! product guy and one-time TechCrunch intern. He currently works on startups in local discovery and e-commerce. In anticipation of Foursquare’s three-year anniversary, AJ examines the success of Foursquare from a Product Manager’s perspective. (He has no affiliation with the company.) Six years...
Almost Three: A Brief History Of Foursquare Time (And A Look At Its Future)

BOOM: Watch Yahoo Founder Jerry Yang Nail A Big Putt At Pebble Beach (YHOO)

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Google sales boss Nikesh Arora isn't the only person in tech playing at the Pebble Beach Pro-Am. Yahoo founder, and 9-handicap, Jerry Yang is also in it. We grabbed a clip of him putting. He had better luck (or is it skill?) than Arora with his putt.     Please...
BOOM: Watch Yahoo Founder Jerry Yang Nail A Big Putt At Pebble Beach (YHOO)

Read/Write Daily: The Animals Are Pwning Us

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Today's theme is wild technology. We homo sapiens-type people are proud of our technology, but we'd better give credit where credit is due. Lots of other species can literally eat us without having to invent any weapons to help them. Some can even outsmart us. This arresting infographic goes...
Read/Write Daily: The Animals Are Pwning Us

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

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Good morning! Here's the news: Facebook is expected to file for IPO today -- it originally wanted to raise $10 billion, but it's since cut that to $5 billion. Here are three predictions about what to expect when it goes public. The first picture of the BlackBerry 10 superphone has...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

50% of Advertising Will Be Digital, Says Google Exec

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It’s a bold claim, but if we look at the how and why it makes a lot of sense.  Nikesh Arora, Google’s president of global sales says that he expects up to 50% of all advertising, within the next 5-8 years, will be digital.  The paradigm shift toward purchasing online...
50% of Advertising Will Be Digital, Says Google Exec

Ben Huh’s News Startup Circa Raises $750K From David Tisch, David Karp and Others

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Mr. Huh (flickr.com/yodelanecdotal) Ben Huh, the genius behind Icanhascheezburger who has delivered cute and crazy cat pictures to the masses for years, is working on a new startup called Circa that wants to "reimagine the way you consume news." Today, TechCrunch reports that Circa has raised $750,000 from a slew of A-list...
Ben Huh’s News Startup Circa Raises $750K From David Tisch, David Karp and Others

Four entrepreneurs share how to excel in emerging markets

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We asked these entrepreneurs: What are some of the challenges of operating in an emerging market, and how is your startup overcoming those challenges? Sticking to sustainable food “Our emerging market is sustainable food! The most challenging part of operating in this market is engaging people who aren’t necessarily interested...
Four entrepreneurs share how to excel in emerging markets

More Heavy Hitters Sign On to D: Dive Into Media 2013 -- HBO's Kessler, Live Nation's Rapino Join the Cast

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Last month we announced our second Dive Into Media conference, and you guys told us you liked what you heard. Thanks! Here’s Act Two: We’ll have top executives from HBO and Live Nation joining us in February. A reminder: Dive Into Media is our one night plus one day look...
More Heavy Hitters Sign On to D: Dive Into Media 2013 -- HBO's Kessler, Live Nation's Rapino Join the Cast
MightyText brings SMS to the tablet, passes 1M users
Live Stream From The London Web Summit 2012

Ex-Googlers Launch MightyText, An iMessage For Android Users

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During their lengthy careers at Google in both senior technical and product management roles, Maneesh Arora and Amit Sangani were able to geek out and hack on infamous (and deadpooled) products like Google Wave and Google Health. Arora tells us that, while his time at Google was defined by smart...
Ex-Googlers Launch MightyText, An iMessage For Android Users

Mark Zuckerberg's masterplan for the 'sharing economy' | Jeff Jarvis

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The Facebook CEO believes he is not changing human nature, but enabling it, writes Jeff JarvisMark Zuckerberg believes he is not changing human nature but enabling it. If you buy that – and I do – then I'd suggest buying his stock, for he has created the platform for the...
Mark Zuckerberg's masterplan for the 'sharing economy' | Jeff Jarvis
MightyText, "The iMessage for Android," Targets iCloud With New Cross-Device Photo And Video Sync

Catching Up With Exponential Labs, The Startup Behind Long-Tail Search Engine 'MillionShort'

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Some people in the tech industry like to say that web search is a problem that has long been solved. But earlier this year, a small startup out of Toronto called Exponential Labs attracted some big attention with “MillionShort,” a clever hack called that let you bypass the top...
Catching Up With Exponential Labs, The Startup Behind Long-Tail Search Engine 'MillionShort'
MightyText reveals its true goal: everything on your phone should be everywhere all the time

Seedrs Wins London Web Summit, As Europeans Rock Their Ecosystem

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London Web Summit crowned Seedrs the winner of its startup competition against a crowded field of 19 other competitors today. Managing to gain Financial Services Authority approval for its crowd funding model (in the UK) was deemed an incredibly hard thing to do by the judges, who said they had...
Seedrs Wins London Web Summit, As Europeans Rock Their Ecosystem

Fast Rising MightyText Has Syncing Hopes

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Sometimes a simple tweak to the most mundane thing makes the biggest difference. The tiny start-up MightyText syncs text messages across devices. So, when a normal text is received by a Android phone while the MightyText app is listening in, it gets simultaneously pushed to apps and plug-ins on the...
Fast Rising MightyText Has Syncing Hopes

Google's Taken a Break From Buyouts So Far This Year

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Google’s appetite for acquisitions seems to have dulled in recent months. After buying 79 companies in 2011, Google hasn’t made a single purchase yet in 2012. In fact, its last acquisition was the restaurant-recommendation app maker Clever Sense, which was announced Dec. 13. A Google spokeswoman confirmed the company hasn’t...
Google's Taken a Break From Buyouts So Far This Year

After A Change Of Heart, WhatsApp Officially Debuts On BlackBerry 10

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When BlackBerry 10 launched, it did so with a dearth of big-name applications available in its BlackBerry World content portal. Even now some companies (I’m looking at you Netflix) continue to shy away from the platform, but at least one company has changed their tune on the BlackBerry 10. After...
After A Change Of Heart, WhatsApp Officially Debuts On BlackBerry 10
13 Slides That Landed Two First-Time Founders $500,000 In 3 Months

Announcing D: Dive Into Media 2013, Featuring Google, Facebook, Sony, Hearst and More

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If you made it to the first D: Dive into Media conference this year, you got to see the likes of Dick Costolo, Jason Kilar and Neil Young lay out the the future of the media business. Want to hear more? We’re happy to oblige: We’ll be hosting our second...
Announcing D: Dive Into Media 2013, Featuring Google, Facebook, Sony, Hearst and More

TopFloor adds secure payments to its already kick ass debt management service

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In a world drowning in debt, it’s no surprise that there have been a rash of financial management platforms introduced in the last few years. While many have succeeded in allowing users to visualize and organize debt, few have given them the tools to intelligently manage and reduce that debt....
TopFloor adds secure payments to its already kick ass debt management service

Google's Biz Chief: 50 Percent of Ads Will Go Online in the Next Five Years

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Ads are part of the very fabric of our society, and have been for years. But ad execs want to stick with what works: It’s why the bulk of today’s industry ad budgets are still pointed at traditional mediums like television, print and the like. Not for long, according to...
Google's Biz Chief: 50 Percent of Ads Will Go Online in the Next Five Years

Ning Gets Glammed Up With Site-Wide Update

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Ning, the social network network, announced its largest new release since being acquired by Glam Media last year, the next version of Ning targeted primarily at businesses and professional customers. The new product, Ning VIP, is a subscription-based service starting at $1,000 monthly, offering a suite of tools for larger-scale...
Ning Gets Glammed Up With Site-Wide Update

ReTargeter Can Now Target Ads Based On The Email Addresses In Your CRM

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ReTargeter, an ad startup focused on, yes, retargeting, has launched a new way for advertisers to reach their customers. Founder and CEO Arjun Dev Arora said the startup’s new CRM Retargeting service has aims similar to the Custom Audience Ads that Facebook introduced a few months ago, except that ReTargeter’s...
ReTargeter Can Now Target Ads Based On The Email Addresses In Your CRM

Early Google Employees Create MightyText To Free Text Messages From Your Phone

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Maneesh Arora has worked for two companies pre-IPO: Google and Zynga. He joined Google in 2003 and met his current cofounder, Amit Sangani, there in 2005. Now the pair have founded MightyText.  Their mission: Free text messages from the phone. Read and answer them on any Internet-connected device.Arora and Sangani...
Early Google Employees Create MightyText To Free Text Messages From Your Phone

Google, Hollywood and Drama, Drama, Drama

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“Hollywood is about drama. It’s about suspense, it’s about intrigue. I think our relationship with hollywood is similar.” – Google Senior Vice President and Chief Business Officer Nikesh Arora on Google and the entertainment industry, in conversation at D: Dive Into Media...
Google, Hollywood and Drama, Drama, Drama

MightyText, The iMessage For Android Users, Launches Its First Tablet App; Passes 1M Users

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While smartphones are quickly becoming the center piece of our digital lives, much of what we do on our phones remains trapped on the device — something that’s particularly true of text messaging. So, beginning in 2011, ex-Googlers Maneesh Arora and Amit Sangani set out to develop a solution that...
MightyText, The iMessage For Android Users, Launches Its First Tablet App; Passes 1M Users
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