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Prepare To See A Lot More Advertising On Twitter Very, Very Soon

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Twitter will likely become flooded with ads -- much as Facebook has been -- if it launches its own self-serve advertising mechanism this quarter, as reported by TechCrunch's Ingrid Lunden. Twitter's "Ads API" -- an application protocol interface that allows advertisers and ad agencies to plug and serve ads directly...
Prepare To See A Lot More Advertising On Twitter Very, Very Soon
Congrats Ingrid, On Your One-Year Anniversary At Techmeme

Even Though His Startup Failed, This Guy's Domain Name Might Still Make Him A Millionaire

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After a good 2-year run, MobileApps.com is closing up shop. Its founder AlVin Koay says the business failed to get traction. There may still be some big money in Koay's future though. His domain name is up for sale starting at $1 million, and Koay tells TechCrunch there is a...
Even Though His Startup Failed, This Guy's Domain Name Might Still Make Him A Millionaire

Arrington (Also MG) Returns

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After over a year away, Michael Arrington will resume writing for TechCrunch as a regular weekly columnist and MG Siegler’s column will be expanded to include more than just Apple coverage. Mike and MG are two of the most well-known, influential technology bloggers writing today. They have the unique ability...
Arrington (Also MG) Returns

Twitter Launches Ads API, So Marketers Can Run Campaigns Through Adobe, Salesforce, Others

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Twitter just announced via blog post that it has launched an advertising API, which will allow brands to run ad campaigns through the company’s API partners, rather than having to buy them through Twitter itself. This confirms a report by TechCrunch’s Ingrid Lunden saying that Twitter would launch its ads...
Twitter Launches Ads API, So Marketers Can Run Campaigns Through Adobe, Salesforce, Others

If These Huge, Obnoxious Facebook Ads Are Real, Then We Know How Desperate The Company Has Become (FB)

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A TechCrunch reader in New Zealand went to Facebook today and found a bunch of really huge ad units on the screen - one on the left, where Facebook navigation links typically are, and a couple in the News Feed, where updates from friends go. A Facebook engineer left a...
If These Huge, Obnoxious Facebook Ads Are Real, Then We Know How Desperate The Company Has Become (FB)

38 Of the most beautiful typeface designs released this winter

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Anyone who’s tried their hand at designing a typeface will know that it’s a wildly difficult process, and to actually come out at the end with something beautiful takes an extreme amount of skill, taste and patience. Type design isn’t for everyone, but typography is, and nearly every designer works with it...
38 Of the most beautiful typeface designs released this winter

Gunning For Google's Mobile Ads: Rubicon Project Buys Mobsmith (GOOG)

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Mobile advertising technology company Rubicon Project announced its acquisition of Mobsmith, formerly NearbyAd, this morning. Mobsmith will give the mobile ad specialist an actual advertising platform for its clients, who use Rubicon Project for its optimization expertise. It takes Rubicon into an area where it competes head-to-head with Google's ad portfolio....
Gunning For Google's Mobile Ads: Rubicon Project Buys Mobsmith (GOOG)

Google Chairman Eric Schmidt Won't Keynote The Industry's Biggest Mobile Event This Year (GOOG)

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Mobile is hugely important to Google, from its multibillion-dollar mobile-ads business to the Android operating system. But Google chairman Eric Schmidt, who has delivered keynotes at the Mobile World Congress for the past three years, is a no-show this year, TechCrunch's Ingrid Lunden notes. Only two director-level Googlers are speaking...
Google Chairman Eric Schmidt Won't Keynote The Industry's Biggest Mobile Event This Year (GOOG)

Look At This Chart! Instagram Is A MUCH More Used iPhone App Than Twitter

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TechCrunch's Ingrid Lunden checked in with analytics company Onavo to see how Instagram usage has fared in the two weeks since it stopped allowing Twitter to pull its photos into the Twitter stream.  The verdict is that Instagram Web traffic is up some.  That's not particularly surprising. What is surprising...
Look At This Chart! Instagram Is A MUCH More Used iPhone App Than Twitter

Goodbye Erick, Hello Eric

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TechCrunch has been through a lot lately, and we need to focus on what truly matters: covering startups and innovation. So, this post is going to be short. But here is what’s going on: Erick Schonfeld is leaving and Eric Eldon is replacing him as editor. What can you expect...
Goodbye Erick, Hello Eric

Welcome To Our New Europe Channel, Covering European Tech, VC And Startups

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Well, here we are. Excuse us while we unpack a few boxes, but as you can see we’re just about moved out of the old EU.TechCrunch.com sub-domain, into this palatial place called TechCrunch.com/Europe. Yes, folks, after five years or so out there in the wilds of the EU, tapping away...
Welcome To Our New Europe Channel, Covering European Tech, VC And Startups

Goodbye Robin (And Greg)

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Here’s why I love TechCrunch; because I’m going to just post this a little before midnight, and I dare someone to take it down while I sleep. I. triple. dog. dare. you. Anyways today we hired a bunch of people (Hi Colleen! Hi Ingrid!) and made some existing people Super...
Goodbye Robin (And Greg)
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