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Why we are buying paidContent

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First the news: Yes, the rumors are true. We are indeed buying the assets of ContentNext Media from Guardian News & Media Limited. And no, we are not disclosing the terms of the deal, except that we are buying the entire group of properties — paidContent.org, mocoNews.net, contentSutra and paidContent:UK...
Why we are buying paidContent

Flipboard CEO: We’ll soon have more downloads in China than the US

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Flipboard CEO Mick McCue has revealed that its number of downloads in China will “easily surpass” those in the US in the near future, as its move to create a Chinese operations begins to reap rewards. The company launched a Chinese service last December, which included a dedicated editorial team before adding iPhone...
Flipboard CEO: We’ll soon have more downloads in China than the US

Tumblr’s editorial hires lead to “Storyboard,” a hub to feature creative users

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Back in early February, word got out that Tumblr had hired an editorial team to surface noteworthy content from the network. Now, Tumblr has announced the results of this initiative, which takes the form of Storyboard, a hub for in-depth conversations with Tumblr’s creative community. We had known that Tumblr’s editorial team...
Tumblr’s editorial hires lead to “Storyboard,” a hub to feature creative users

GigaOm Buys PaidContent (Like Peter Kafka Said)

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GigaOm finally fessed up and said that it had bought another tech and media news site PaidContent, as AllThingsD.com media ninja Peter Kafka had reported earlier this week it would. The price is reportedly low, according to sources, and we’ll find out for you since GigaOm or the former...
GigaOm Buys PaidContent (Like Peter Kafka Said)

Smule launches AutoRap for iOS and Android, Engadget's editors drop some mad beats (video)

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Sure, we're often mistaken for some of hip-hop's illest emcees in our day-to-day lives, but the sad truth is that Engadget's editorial team could use a little help with our flow. Thankfully, technology has come to the rescue, yet again -- this time in the form of AutoRap, the...
Smule launches AutoRap for iOS and Android, Engadget's editors drop some mad beats (video)

Tape.tv Raises $6.2 million To Begin An International Roll-Out

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tape.tv has been around for a while – since July 2008 to be exact. It operates like a mix between an online version of MTV and Pandora. Just like the latter service, on Tape.tv users can skip, like or dislike the videos as they play, so the service starts to...
Tape.tv Raises $6.2 million To Begin An International Roll-Out

Asana launches premium workspaces, setting its sights on being the most important business tool next to email

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We’re a company of Asana users. While not perfect, it’s about as close as we’ve come to finding a fast, versatile, real time project management tool that works for our team across the board – from our managing editors, through to our developers and designers. Last week I was offered...
Asana launches premium workspaces, setting its sights on being the most important business tool next to email

SMX East Agenda Launched! Join Us Oct. 2-4 in NYC - Register Today, Save $400

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Attend SMX East and get expert insights and real-world-proven tactics that yield results instantly. The multi-track agenda, developed by the editorial team of Search Engine Land, includes over 50 sessions on SEO, PPC, local/mobile search, social media marketing and more. Register today and save... Please visit Search Engine Land for...
SMX East Agenda Launched! Join Us Oct. 2-4 in NYC - Register Today, Save $400

Meet Our New Editors: Ted Greenwald and Fredric Paul

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Since ReadWriteWeb was acquired by SAY Media in December, we've been busy beefing up our editorial and writing team. Today I'm pleased to welcome Fredric Paul and Ted Greenwald to our growing team. Fred as our Business Editor, Ted as a Senior Editor. The two will be based in SAY...
Meet Our New Editors: Ted Greenwald and Fredric Paul

Search Engine Land’s SMX West Starts Next Week! Register Now!

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Learn powerful & profitable SEM tactics from over 130+ expert speakers. Join us in San Jose, February 28 to March 1 for Search Marketing Expo ­ SMX West! Programmed by the Search Engine Land editorial team, the multi-track agenda covers leading-edge tactics for SEO, PPC, mobile search and... Please visit...
Search Engine Land’s SMX West Starts Next Week! Register Now!

Meet our new NYC startup reporter

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I’m very pleased to introduce a new member of our editorial team, Ki Mae Heussner. Ki Mae will be writing about New York startups, with a particular focus on e-commerce and advertising technology. With the former, she’ll be covering innovations like subscription commerce, flash sales and social shopping. With the...
Meet our new NYC startup reporter

Did you know you could sell your private company stock?

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This sponsored post is produced by Sharepost. Many people have pre-IPO stock, but don’t know they can sell it before their company goes public. Depending upon the restrictions in the stock agreement, employees can often sell their stock. Companies like SharesPost Financial Corporation are helping sellers sell their shares and...
Did you know you could sell your private company stock?
AllThingsD Is Launching a Timeline of Tech on Facebook -- and We Need Your Help

BuzzFeed Surpasses 30 Million Users And Is On Track To Triple 2011 Revenue

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Jonah Peretti recently sent an email to BuzzFeed employees titled The Top 7 Reasons BuzzFeed Is Killing It. One of its investors, Chris Dixon, republished it with permission on his blog. According to Peretti's email, BuzzFeed surpassed 30 million users last month, up from 20 million in April. The growth...
BuzzFeed Surpasses 30 Million Users And Is On Track To Triple 2011 Revenue
Tape.tv, a Pandora for video, targets British launch

Hipstamatic Makes an iPad Magazine Out of User Photos

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Hipstamatic today is releasing a free app called Snap that will house a monthly photography magazine with pictures from Hipstamatic users and other artists and print from a Hipstamatic editorial team. Snap elaborates on the Hipstamatic aesthetic, with interviews with subjects like musicians and tattoo artists accompanied by pictures notated...
Hipstamatic Makes an iPad Magazine Out of User Photos
PlayHaven Highlighting LTV maximization at Mobile Gaming USA
LOGIN Conference is ready for Silicon Valley this September
Plug and Play EXPO Showcases New Tech Startups

Raising a seed round? Apply to the Founder Showcase by Friday 6/29

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This sponsored is produced by The Founder Showcase. Are you an early-stage startup looking for funding or exposure? Then apply to the Founder Showcase, Silicon Valley’s leading seed-stage pitch competition. This competition is 100% free: previous presenters have raised over $40 million without ever being required to pay a dime....
Raising a seed round? Apply to the Founder Showcase by Friday 6/29

The next wave of social at Glimpse: the social discovery conference

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 This sponsored post is produced by Glimpse. People. Products. Places. Three p’s you can discover using your social networks. Want to know how to uncover new ways to live, learn, share, decide and buy? Find out by attending Glimpse, the first conference focusing on social discovery on June 6 in...
The next wave of social at Glimpse: the social discovery conference

Dow Jones’ SmartMoney magazine goes online-only

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SmartMoney, the Wall Street Journal’s twenty-year-old personal finance magazine, is ceasing print production and going online-only. Twenty-five print staffers are losing their jobs (though they’re “eligible to re-apply for open positions”) and the digital editorial team is expanding to 15 people. The September issue will be SmartMoney’s last print issue. Staff...
Dow Jones’ SmartMoney magazine goes online-only
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100 Words or Less: Microsoft Launches msnNOW Social News Portal for Info Snackers

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When was the last time you used an old-school Internet portal like Yahoo's homepage or MSN? Chances are, it's been a while. Now that more and more of us are getting our news from a wide variety of sources, the Internet portals that were once important in the 90s have...
100 Words or Less: Microsoft Launches msnNOW Social News Portal for Info Snackers
The 20 Best iOS And Android Apps Of 2012 (So Far)

We’re hiring a Product Manger

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You read GigaOM ever day. You’re an experienced, media-savvy Product Manager. And you’re not only bursting with ideas about how to build the next generation of GigaOM, but you’ve got the experience and skills to help our team do it. We want to hear from you. As Product Manager for...
We’re hiring a Product Manger

The open internet - who's had the most impact?

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We've chosen a list of 20 people who have influenced the open internet. But who are we missing? Leave your nominations in a comment before we put it to a voteThe Guardian's Open 20 was compiled by asking a simple question – who are the people, in your view, who've...
The open internet - who's had the most impact?

Instagram Now Notifies You When Facebook Friends Join

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News updates all day from Fast Company.As members of our editorial team noticed today, the Instagram app now notifies you when Facebook and Twitter friends join the service. This hookup could swiftly kick up activity, and by extension, user numbers, on the photo sharing service with its estimated 50 million users....
Instagram Now Notifies You When Facebook Friends Join

GigaOM buying ContentNext Media, will pick up paidContent, mocoNews, and other sites

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Technology blog GigaOM has agreed to purchase ContentNext Media, which owns paidContent, mocoNews, and several other websites with odd capitalization choices, the company announced today. The move will help GigaOM increase its presence in New York City and Europe. The combined group of GigaOM and ContentNext will represent “more...
GigaOM buying ContentNext Media, will pick up paidContent, mocoNews, and other sites

Tumblr Is Now Hiring Writers To Cover Tumblr

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Tumblr has hired Chris Mohney, a senior VP for content at Blackbook, and Jessica Bennett, a senior writer and editor at Newsweek/The Daily Beast, to cover... well, Tumblr. As we reported, Tumblr had plans to hire an editorial team to cover its content, and the New York Times' Brian...
Tumblr Is Now Hiring Writers To Cover Tumblr
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