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Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Vooza, “the world’s most unbelievable tech startup.” Ever been forced to sign an NDA just to hear someone’s terrible startup idea? Then you’ll relate to this Vooza video which reveals the company’s, um, thorough policy when it comes to non-disclosure agreements. You can...
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Rumor Roundup: Apple Aggressively Recruits Ruby Developers, Jake Lodwick's Office Ball Pool, David Karp Grows Up

TIME 100 poll goes tech in 2012 with Cook, Bezos, Hoffman, Zuckerberg, Karp, Dorsey, Thiel and more

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TIME magazine has once again fired up its yearly poll to decide on the most influential people in the world, and this year its a full-on tech fest. There are dozens of interesting folks with artists like Adele, activists like AiWeiwei and public figures like Ben Bernanke, but the most interesting bit is how...
TIME 100 poll goes tech in 2012 with Cook, Bezos, Hoffman, Zuckerberg, Karp, Dorsey, Thiel and more

David Karp's Dilemma

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As the Tumblr/Yahoo deal continues to be negotiated by press, and the world gears up for whatever is being announced Monday morning, Tumblr founder David Karp is probably having a very interesting weekend. It’s likely, in between multiple discussions with his board members and Marissa Mayer, that he’ll take a...
David Karp's Dilemma

Here's Tumblr's Total Revenue For 2012 -- And How It Will Make A Profit In 2013

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Tumblr made $13 million in revenue in 2012 and hopes to book $100 million in 2013, according to Forbes. The blogging/social media site spent $25 million on operating expenses in 2012 and expects to spend $40 million this year -- meaning it will hit operating profitability soon if CEO David...
Here's Tumblr's Total Revenue For 2012 -- And How It Will Make A Profit In 2013

Foursquare Tries a Bicoastal Approach to Engineering

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Some companies are almost entirely virtual, like blog host Automattic. Others grow through acquisitions, like what Groupon is doing in the Bay Area — piecing together a tech team thousands of miles from its Chicago headquarters. Another strategy is to build strategic outposts, like Facebook’s new engineering office in New...
Foursquare Tries a Bicoastal Approach to Engineering

F.ounders Hits New York To Gather The Next Wave Of Global Tech Stars

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The are almost too many tech events in the calendar these days to mark any particular one out as being worthy of note. I say almost because, on the global stage at least, TechCrunch Disrupt (Ok, Ok, but still…) remains up there because of how much other media attend and,...
F.ounders Hits New York To Gather The Next Wave Of Global Tech Stars

Watch: Tumblr, Makerbot and Vimeo founders do brunch, talk innovation at SXSW

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SXSW Interactive may have everyone worked up over non-stop marketing gimmicks and booze, but the true value of festivals like SXSW is their role as a catalyst for conversations and ideas. When you bring a ton of smart and creative people into a small space, great things can happen. In this spirit of conversation,...
Watch: Tumblr, Makerbot and Vimeo founders do brunch, talk innovation at SXSW
Yahoo 'reimagines' Flickr with a bold new design, a free TB of space for all users, & more
Announcing RoadMap 2012: Speakers include Evan Williams, CEOs of Tumblr, Instagram

Tumblr Head of Marketing Matt Hackett Leaves Company

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Mr. Hackett. Just a couple of weeks ago, Tumblr president John Maloney took his leave of the company. Now we hear that head of brand strategy and marketing (and former Betabeat Poachable) Matt Hackett has departed, too. Formerly Tumblr's VP of engineering, Mr. Hackett moved to his current role in September...
Tumblr Head of Marketing Matt Hackett Leaves Company

MARISSA MAYER: Here's Why I Just Bought Tumblr For $1.1 Billion (YHOO)

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Yahoo just bought Tumblr for $1.1 billion. Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer explained her move in a Tumblr blog post. It reads:  Tumblr. + Yahoo! = !! I'm delighted to announce that we've reached an agreement to acquire Tumblr!  We promise not to screw it up.  Tumblr is incredibly special and has...
MARISSA MAYER: Here's Why I Just Bought Tumblr For $1.1 Billion (YHOO)

Tumblr's David Karp Apparently Doesn't Consider Profitability a Particularly Important Metric

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Man with the plan? (Photo: Twitter/SuccessMag) When you’re as stylish as Tumblr CEO David Karp, who needs to sweat the small stuff? Case in point: his company’s profitability. During an interview at a conference hosted by paidContent, he informed the audience that Tumblr isn’t making money—but it’s “not a metric that is...
Tumblr's David Karp Apparently Doesn't Consider Profitability a Particularly Important Metric

Rachel Sterne and Jakob Lodwick Got Married This Weekend (But Not to Each Other)

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Mr. Lodwick, Mr. Watts, and Ms. Cantrell (Photo: Instagram/Mike Bodge) Love must be in the sticky, humid, sweltering air this season. After three Facebook mafia nuptials in a succession, New York techies are taking their turn at the altar.< The New York Times covered Rachel Sterne‘s East Hamptons wedding to LiveStream...
Rachel Sterne and Jakob Lodwick Got Married This Weekend (But Not to Each Other)
Tumblr releasing new iOS app next week

What Successful People Do With The First Hour Of Their Work Day

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Remember when you used to have a period at the beginning of every day to think about your schedule, catch up with friends, maybe knock out a few tasks? It was called home room, and it went away after high school. But many successful people schedule themselves a kind of...
What Successful People Do With The First Hour Of Their Work Day

Svbtle and Medium are trying to reinvent blogging -- but who's going to pay for it?

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Depending on how you define it, blogging is about 15 years old now, and many believe that it has either been killed off by social networks such as Twitter and Facebook or forced to go upscale like The Huffington Post. But there are those who are trying to reinvent the...
Svbtle and Medium are trying to reinvent blogging -- but who's going to pay for it?

After four years as President of Tumblr, John Maloney steps down

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In a post appropriately shared on Tumblr, John Maloney has announced that he’s stepping down as President of the content-sharing site. Maloney has filled this role at Tumblr for the past four years, and says that the team is in very capable hands with CEO and founder David Karp. Here’s...
After four years as President of Tumblr, John Maloney steps down
In conversation with David Karp, CEO & Founder of Tumblr

Why Tumblr Won't Tumble Like MySpace

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Tumblr just hit a big milestone: 20 billion monthly pageviews. That's impressive for the blogging site, run by youthful CEO David Karp. But if you're familiar with older Web communities like GeoCities or Myspace, you know how traffic-driven success can be fleeting. GeoCities scored a $3.5 billion buyout from Yahoo,...
Why Tumblr Won't Tumble Like MySpace
The Rise and Fall of New York Founders on Vanity Fair's 'New Establishment' List

Tumblr is no longer terrible on the iPhone

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It took Tumblr long enough — today the blogging company finally released an updated iPhone app that isn’t a complete pain to use. Tumblr 3.0 for the iPhone sports a completely redesigned interface, some nifty new features, and it’s also much faster overall. The iOS app now resembles Tumblr’s...
Tumblr is no longer terrible on the iPhone

Yahoo! Opening New Office in Times Square, Wants to Expand NYC Presence by 60 Percent

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(Photo: Tumblr) Yahoo is taking over New York, whether you like it or not. After the long-awaited announcement that the old school web giant had purchased Alley darling Tumblr for a cool $1.1 billion, the company held a press event in Times Square to make another big declaration: Yahoo will...
Yahoo! Opening New Office in Times Square, Wants to Expand NYC Presence by 60 Percent

David Karp: Facebook and Twitter pushes more traffic to Tumblr than Google

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Tumblr’s CEO David Karp spoke to Crunchfund’s MG Siegler today at Techcrunch Disrupt about the current status of the company he founded in 2007 and dropped some interesting knowledge. One of the interesting things to note is that the pair announced that Crunchfund is now an investor in Tumblr, which...
David Karp: Facebook and Twitter pushes more traffic to Tumblr than Google

Tumblr CEO David Karp Now Partying With Diddy After Selling His Company For $1.1 Billion (YHOO)

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Tumblr's CEO, David Karp is now pretty rich. About a month ago he sold his company to Yahoo for $1.1 billion. The success has helped the young entrepreneur to shed his previously "nerdy" persona and now he's partying with superstars like, Sean "Diddy" Combs. Page Six reports, "the newly minted...
Tumblr CEO David Karp Now Partying With Diddy After Selling His Company For $1.1 Billion (YHOO)

Birchbox, Warby Parker co-founders to speak at RoadMap

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When a company can craft an annual report that looks like a work of art, you know it has design in its DNA.  And when a startup spawns a crop of clones that barely bother to change their names, you know it’s making a mark. Eyewear maker Warby Parker and...
Birchbox, Warby Parker co-founders to speak at RoadMap

The truth about being acquired

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Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Vooza, “the world’s most unbelievable tech startup.” Been following the Tumblr/Yahoo deal? Notice how every company that gets acquired says the same things (we’re in it for the long haul. Nothing’s going to change. The new management “gets it.”), but then reality sets...
The truth about being acquired
This Survey Says Tumblr Is a Ghost Town For Brands (YHOO)

The 14 Lucky Early Employees And 3 Investors Behind The $1.1 Billion Tumblr Deal

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Tumblr was recently acquired by Yahoo for $1.1 billion. Which early employees hit the jackpot with their stock options? We rounded up 14 of the earliest employees at Tumblr. They were the site's first users, template designers, and friends of David Karp's. The first employee was Marco Arment, who went...
The 14 Lucky Early Employees And 3 Investors Behind The $1.1 Billion Tumblr Deal

The 2013 Webby Awards opens for submissions, pushes social media and adds new judges

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The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS) has just announced that the 17th annual Webby Awards is now open for submissions, featuring new social media categories and judges, like Tumblr’s David Karp, Robert Scoble and Arianna Huffington. Founded in 1996, the Webby Awards has long been known as a standard for...
The 2013 Webby Awards opens for submissions, pushes social media and adds new judges
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