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Yahoo! Signs Global, Non-Exclusive Display Ad Deal With Google

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As first reported by AllThingsD, Yahoo! has announced an advertising partnership with Google, not unlike working relationships it has with other companies. Yahoo! in its current form has quite a few pages for advertising display and it makes sense that its CEO of less than a year, Marissa Mayer, would...
Yahoo! Signs Global, Non-Exclusive Display Ad Deal With Google

Square Is Filled With Former Apple Designers, And It's Starting To Feel Like Apple (AAPL)

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Square has hired a lot of former Apple designers, and its culture is becoming similar, according to a former Apple employee close to the situation. According to LinkedIn, 19 Square employees used to work at Apple. Only Google has fed more people to Square -- 31 at last count....
Square Is Filled With Former Apple Designers, And It's Starting To Feel Like Apple (AAPL)

How SocialCheck.me Builds A "Trust Infrastructure" For Employers, eBay Shoppers, And Dating Couples

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Robert Park is a founder of SocialCheck.me, which wants to transform the way employers hire people. You know that little footnote to your resume, where you list a few references--mostly people you're sure would never say a word against you? SocialCheck.me wants to crack that section wide open, putting mechanisms...
How SocialCheck.me Builds A "Trust Infrastructure" For Employers, eBay Shoppers, And Dating Couples

Seniors Should Be Dialing In On Smartphones

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With one billion smartphones now on our planet, it is amazing that one device can provide such utility to so many different people. The combination of apps on my LG Spectrum let me do things I couldn't do without it. However within my over-sixty demographic, I find myself in a...
Seniors Should Be Dialing In On Smartphones
Insights from Duane Campbell, a Microsoft coding legend who's retiring after 28 years

Facebook Took About Two Weeks To Change Its Mind About Killing Pinterest (FB)

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So much for Facebook's latest attempt at weaving e-commerce into its site. Collections, a feature which let Facebook users place items that interested them in visual lists, similar to a service provided by Pinterest, has shut down, Josh Continue reports at TechCrunch. A small number of businesses got to add...
Facebook Took About Two Weeks To Change Its Mind About Killing Pinterest (FB)
Was an American engineer abroad killed for what he knew? So far, testimony points to suicide
Insiders Say Marissa Mayer Just Made A Major Mistake (YHOO)
Terms of service violations not a crime, appeals court rules

Search stats: Google slips, Microsoft continues slow growth

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The monthly U.S. search stats from comScore are out for March and it shows Google slipping just a bit with Microsoft continuing to grow its search share, albeit slowly. Google dropped 0.4 percentage points last month, falling to 67.1 percent of the U.S. search engine market. Microsoft, meanwhile, grew...
Search stats: Google slips, Microsoft continues slow growth

TweetDeck Chief Iain Dodsworth Departs Twitter

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Iain Dodsworth, founder of the power-user application TweetDeck, announced Friday that he is leaving Twitter two years after TweetDeck was acquired by the microblogging company. “Two years since the @TweetDeck acquisition and now feels like a perfect time to start something new. Goodbye @Twitter, it’s been marvellous,” Dodsworth said in...
TweetDeck Chief Iain Dodsworth Departs Twitter
Apple’s new retail chief announces three month advance on employee pay raises

Microsoft and Apple clean house, but what if they need the mess?

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Despite their distinct histories and their storied rivalry, Apple and Microsoft have a lot in common these days. Both have shaped, in their own ways, personal computing as we know it today. Both see their futures in a mix of operating software, device manufacturing, and cloud-based services. Both have...
Microsoft and Apple clean house, but what if they need the mess?

Square Hires Former Google SMB Of Global Sales and Operations, Francoise Brougher, As Business Lead

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Square has announced the hiring of a new Business Lead, Francoise Brougher, and she comes straight from spending eight years at Google. For the past three years, Brougher held the title of SMB Global Sales and Operations for the online advertising unit at Google. It’s clear that Square is now...
Square Hires Former Google SMB Of Global Sales and Operations, Francoise Brougher, As Business Lead

Marissa Mayer Wants To Pay This AOL Exec Boatloads Of Money To NOT Work For A Year (AOL, YHOO)

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Yahoo wants to hire AOL's Ad.com CEO, Ned Brody, as its head of US ad sales. The offer is good enough that Brody has already resigned his position at AOL, Kara Swisher reports and AOL confirms. Here's the problem: Brody signed an non-compete agreement with AOL. Yahoo's solution, according to...
Marissa Mayer Wants To Pay This AOL Exec Boatloads Of Money To NOT Work For A Year (AOL, YHOO)

Search stats: Google, Microsoft leading; Yahoo keeps slipping

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Google continued to climb up the U.S. search market in February, inching farther ahead of Microsoft Bing and Yahoo. The latest numbers from comScore networks, released this afternoon, showed Google climbing 0.5 percentage points to 67.5 percent of the U.S. market, while Microsoft barely rose 0.2 percentage points. Microsoft’s search...
Search stats: Google, Microsoft leading; Yahoo keeps slipping
Marissa Mayer Makes Her First Acquisition -- And Its One Of Her Former Colleagues

Yahoo and Google strengthen ties as Microsoft looks on

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Yahoo and Google this afternoon announced an agreement to put ads from Google’s AdSense and AdMob systems on Yahoo sites. It’s a non-exclusive deal, but it’s also a clear sign that Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is willing and able to do business with her former colleagues at Google. What does...
Yahoo and Google strengthen ties as Microsoft looks on

There's A Twitter Account Parodying Yahoo's Controversial $62 Million COO, And Ex-Googlers Say It's Hilariously Accurate (YHOO, GOOG)

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Ex-Google executive Henrique De Castro is Yahoo's new COO. Yahoo hired him to fix its relationship with Madison Avenue, and because he is given credit by many for building Google's display advertising business and finally monetizing YouTube. He is a controversial figure due to what a former colleague called "an...
There's A Twitter Account Parodying Yahoo's Controversial $62 Million COO, And Ex-Googlers Say It's Hilariously Accurate (YHOO, GOOG)

'I remember Alan Turing...'

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Former colleagues recall Alan Turing...
'I remember Alan Turing...'
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