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Yelp Said Something On Its Earnings Call Today That Should Scare The Heck Out Of Google (YELP, GOOG)

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Yelp's first-ever earnings report this afternoon was mixed -- revenue came in ahead of expectations at $27.4 million, while its loss-per-share was a bit worse than expected at ($0.31). Compared with Google, Yelp is a flea — Google's revenue in the same quarter was almost 400 times as much, at...
Yelp Said Something On Its Earnings Call Today That Should Scare The Heck Out Of Google (YELP, GOOG)

EBay updates site to be more personal, Pinterest-like

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EBay showed off a new redesign with better product pages, faster payments, improved searches and a new home page that looks like a Pinterest board. The biggest change is a news feed driven home page that displays big product pictures that are selected for a user based on their interests...
EBay updates site to be more personal, Pinterest-like

Foxconn Plans New Iowa Plant, Will Hire 10% Of State’s Population

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After a highly visible meeting with Apple CEO Tim Cook, Foxconn’s founder Terry Gou announced plans to open a sprawling Foxconn factory in Guthrie Center, Iowa, essentially replacing the approximately 2,000 residents of that small town with workers from in and around Iowa. The company will hire 300,000 employees for...
Foxconn Plans New Iowa Plant, Will Hire 10% Of State’s Population

Make some New Year's resolutions for your business

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When Melodie Bishop heard about our Get Your Business Online program (an initiative that makes it fast, easy and free for U.S. businesses to get online), she jumped at the opportunity to turn her hobby of creating Chicago-themed gift baskets into a full-time business. Since launching her website, Send Them...
Make some New Year's resolutions for your business

Mail.Ru shuts down Futubra, its Twitter rival for Russian-speaking users, after just 11 months

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Russian microblogging service Futubra is officially closing, according to the farewell statement published on its website. Launched in January 2012 by Russian Internet giant Mail.Ru Group, a Twitter clone for Russian-speaking users, Futubra didn’t make to its first birthday. Here’s a translation of the farewell note published on Futubra’s website:...
Mail.Ru shuts down Futubra, its Twitter rival for Russian-speaking users, after just 11 months

Here's Google's Response To Marissa Mayer Leaving To Be Yahoo's CEO (GOOG)

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Marissa Mayer, Google's 20th employee, has left the company to go become CEO of Yahoo. Shibani Joshi, tech correspondent at Fox Business, has a full statement from Google: "Since arriving at Google just over 13 years ago as employee #20, Marissa has been a tireless champion of our users. She contributed...
Here's Google's Response To Marissa Mayer Leaving To Be Yahoo's CEO (GOOG)

Starbucks apologizes to its Argentine customers on Twitter and Facebook, creates PR crisis

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Did you know that apologizing could get you into trouble? Based on my Twitter timeline, Starbucks is learning this lesson the hard way today. It all started a couple hours ago when the coffee giant addressed the following message to its Argentine customers on Facebook and Twitter: Pedimos disculpas, ya...
Starbucks apologizes to its Argentine customers on Twitter and Facebook, creates PR crisis

Another VC Is Born: Longtime Internet Exec Ben Ling Joins Khosla Ventures

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Ben Ling, a longtime Silicon Valley angel investor and Internet exec, has joined Khosla Ventures as a venture partner. Ling is the second hire of high-profile operating execs by Khosla. Former Square, Slide and PayPal exec Keith Rabois — who is a close friend of Ling’s — joined the...
Another VC Is Born: Longtime Internet Exec Ben Ling Joins Khosla Ventures
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Badoo COO Ben Ling Leaves -- Will the Former Googler Reunite With Marissa Mayer?

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Ben Ling, who joined the large social discovery start-up Badoo as chief operating officer in May, has left the company, according to multiple sources familiar with the situation. Ling was previously a long-time product guy at Google, working on search and local products with stints at YouTube and Facebook for...
Badoo COO Ben Ling Leaves -- Will the Former Googler Reunite With Marissa Mayer?

Already selling €50,000 of design items per day in Europe, Fab.com rolls out in 13 more countries

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Fab.com founder and CEO Jason Goldberg this morning announced on his blog that the design marketplace is rolling out in 13 additional European countries, bringing the total of countries where the design-oriented flash sales website is available to 16 (including the US, Germany and Austria where it was already live)....
Already selling €50,000 of design items per day in Europe, Fab.com rolls out in 13 more countries

Submit a geeky gift for our second annual gift guide

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Shopping for geeks this year? Why not get them something from Seattle’s own entrepreneurial backyard? We’re on the lookout for local products and services to recommend in GeekWire’s second annual Seattle Geek Gift Guide. Are you selling something geeks who buy local would love? Books, services, subscriptions, gadgets, knick-knacks — if...
Submit a geeky gift for our second annual gift guide
Bring out the caviar: The Fancy gets $26M

Google Doesn't Plan to Name New Local Head to Replace Marissa Mayer

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New Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer won’t be directly replaced at Google, where she was VP of local, maps and location services until Monday. Mayer’s duties will be filled by her lieutenants, according to two sources with knowledge of the organization. Mayer’s product list included Google Maps, Google Earth, Zagat, Street...
Google Doesn't Plan to Name New Local Head to Replace Marissa Mayer
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