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Gravity Raises $10.6M For Content Personalization And Marketing, Round Led by GRP Partners

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Gravity, the content personalization startup founded by a team of former MySpace executives, just announced that it has raised $10.6 million in Series B funding. When Gravity launched in 2009, it offered some content recommendation products for consumers, but its real goal was to offer its “interest graph” technology to...
Gravity Raises $10.6M For Content Personalization And Marketing, Round Led by GRP Partners
Gravity launches API, ushers in a personalized Web for all

Twitter is down: users experiencing outages

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Twitter users might be experiencing outages on Monday afternoon as the company confirms that it has been having issues serving up tweets. The outage has lasted more than 15 minutes for some users who saw no new tweets on the site, around the time the markets closed. The company updated...
Twitter is down: users experiencing outages

Last week on Pro: content personalization and the future of shopping

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This week, the content and digital publish space got a bit more exciting, with the news that NYC-based incubator and investor Betaworks acquired Instapaper. Over on GigaOM Pro, our analysts have  also been watching the content personalization landscape, and our latest Sector RoadMap (published in conjunction with paidContent Live) scrutinizes...
Last week on Pro: content personalization and the future of shopping

After 45M+ Installs On Android, Zedge Brings Its Content Personalization Experience To The iPhone

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It’s name may not be familiar, but Zedge has become one of the most popular Android apps out there. Offering personalized content and game discovery along with free ringtones and wallpaper, the app currently sits in the ninth spot among Google Play’s free apps, placing it between familiar names, like...
After 45M+ Installs On Android, Zedge Brings Its Content Personalization Experience To The iPhone

Marissa Mayer Used Her $30 Million Summly Acquisition To Summarize Her Earnings Call (YHOO)

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On last night's earnings call, Marissa Mayer showed off what her controversial $30 million acquisition of Summly could do. Summly is the startup from 17-year-old Nick D'Aloisio. Summly reduces longer stories into bite sized formats making it easier for people to quickly consume news. The technology in Summly comes from...
Marissa Mayer Used Her $30 Million Summly Acquisition To Summarize Her Earnings Call (YHOO)

Content personalization still has a long way to go

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Two companies who are leading the way on personalized digital magazines agree that we haven’t yet come close to unlocking the power of true personalized content yet. At paidContent Live 2013 Wednesday, Prismatic co-founder and CTO Aria Haghighi said those in the business of helping readers discover new content can’t even...
Content personalization still has a long way to go

Are you officially famous? Facebook's new verified profile feature will judge

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Are you a celebrity with a large online audience? Soon, Facebook’s verification feature will determine just how famous you are. The company announced Wednesday that it’s rolling out a new verification feature for prominent celebrities and public figures, obviously quite similarly to Twitter’s verified feature. The company said that verificiation would be...
Are you officially famous? Facebook's new verified profile feature will judge
Gravity pulls in investors, gets $10.6M for content personalization tech

Gravity's Fully Launches Its Content Personalization Tools, Making Them Available To Any Publisher

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More than three years after the company was first announced, personalization startup Gravity is doing a big launch today, opening up its suite of APIs so that they’re available to any publisher who wants to use them. Founded by a trio of former Myspace executives, Gravity has created “interest graph”...
Gravity's Fully Launches Its Content Personalization Tools, Making Them Available To Any Publisher

Meet Gatsby: Connect With Like-Minded Foursquare Users Around You

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After going off a bit this morning on how content personalization and recommendation engines can be the death of free thought and lively debate, we figured we'd send you off into the weekend with a fun little gadget we found in the process - a social recommendation service for Foursquare...
Meet Gatsby: Connect With Like-Minded Foursquare Users Around You

Show Me the Plan: Despite Alibaba Stock Boost, Wall Street Looking for Signs That Yahoo's Mayer Can Improve Core Business

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There’s no question that Yahoo’s stock has been on a tear of late, rising 55 percent since Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has been leading the Silicon Valley Internet giant, with shares reaching five-year highs. But, as Wall Street analysts and many in the tech sector have noted, much of...
Show Me the Plan: Despite Alibaba Stock Boost, Wall Street Looking for Signs That Yahoo's Mayer Can Improve Core Business

Twilio raises a $70M Series D as it weighs going public

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Twilio, an API maker who bridges the telecom and the developer worlds, has closed a $70 million Series D round, led by Bessemer Venture Partners and new investor Redpoint Ventures. Draper Fisher Jurvetson also participated. The company has already racked up some pretty hefty investment rounds, si its most likely...
Twilio raises a $70M Series D as it weighs going public

In case you missed it: here are the transcripts from paidContent Live 2013

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Last week in New York, hundreds of media professionals, influencers and watchers gathered at our paidContent Live conference to figure out exactly how the crazy disruption being visited up the media industry by the maturation of the internet will create winners and losers. We assembled our coverage of the event...
In case you missed it: here are the transcripts from paidContent Live 2013

Sports Section, 2.0: YourSports Launches Its Ambitious Project To Build The Facebook Of Sports

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“There’s a major piece missing from the social graph,” Chris McCoy tells me over coffee, “and it’s sports.” Naturally, McCoy is a former baseball player, Quora devotee and a religious consumer of all things sports. But, perhaps surprisingly, he’s not alone in the way he views the current sports landscape....
Sports Section, 2.0: YourSports Launches Its Ambitious Project To Build The Facebook Of Sports
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