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Yahoo's Board Chairman Fred Amoroso resigns, Maynard Webb Jr. steps in as temporary replacement

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Yahoo’s Chairman of its Board of Directors Fred Amoroso has resigned his position and says he will not seek reelection to the 2013 elections. In his place, the company has named former LiveOps CEO Maynard Webb, Jr. as his temporary replacement. Amoroso had been serving as Chairman since 2012 at...
Yahoo's Board Chairman Fred Amoroso resigns, Maynard Webb Jr. steps in as temporary replacement

This Guy's Startup Solves One Of The Worst Problems For Tech Professionals

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The worst part of being an IT professional is getting that call, text or email saying the computers have crashed. Oddly, that really important task is still handled in low-tech ways. Someone manually calls in the troops, sending out emails or telling everyone about the problem over the phone. PagerDuty...
This Guy's Startup Solves One Of The Worst Problems For Tech Professionals

Maynard Webb on fixing eBay and your career (Q&A)

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The man brought in to fix the auction site's network nearly 14 years ago has become one of the most respected voices in Silicon Valley. He has just written a book about taking control of your future. [Read more]...
Maynard Webb on fixing eBay and your career (Q&A)

DealBook: Yahoo to Name 2 New Directors, as 4 Others to Stand Down

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Yahoo plans to name two veteran technology executives, Maynard Webb and Fred Amoroso, as new directors in part of its effort to chart a new strategic course, according to a person briefed on the matter....
DealBook: Yahoo to Name 2 New Directors, as 4 Others to Stand Down

Yahoo! chairman Roy Bostock and three others to leave its board

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Things have been heating up at Yahoo! ever since it hired its new CEO Scott Thompson away from his post at PayPal. Most notably, one of its founders, Jerry Yang, resigned from its board of directors. More changes are on the way, according to a report by AllThingsD. Four board...
Yahoo! chairman Roy Bostock and three others to leave its board

Yahoo Chairman Fred Amoroso to Step Down in Late June

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Yahoo announced today that board Chairman Fred Amoroso had decided not to seek reelection and will leave the board on June 25. Former LiveOps CEO Maynard Webb will serve as interim chairman. Here’s the Yahoo news release: Fred Amoroso Not to Seek Reelection to Yahoo! Board of Directors April 25,...
Yahoo Chairman Fred Amoroso to Step Down in Late June

Opinion-Sharing App Startup Polar Raises $1.2 Million

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Polar, an app made for sharing opinions and polling your friends, announced a new funding round of $1.2 million today, and released a new version of the application, now available for download in Apple’s App Store. Investors in the round include Jerry Yang at AME Cloud Ventures (formerly of Yahoo,...
Opinion-Sharing App Startup Polar Raises $1.2 Million

Pindrop Security Raises $1M From Andreessen Horowitz To Detect And Block Phone Fraud

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Pindrop Security, a startup that aims to prevent and protect against phone-based fraud, has raised $1 million in funding from Andreessen Horowitz, GRA Venture Fund, New World Ventures, Sigma Partners, and Webb Investment Network led by former eBay COO Maynard Webb. Angel investors Paul Bricault, Kevin Donahue, and Ben Ling...
Pindrop Security Raises $1M From Andreessen Horowitz To Detect And Block Phone Fraud
"In the Studio," Maynard Webb Pays It Forward With WIN
Nebula nabs $25M from Comcast, Highland, KPCB, & others to deploy next-gen private clouds

Yahoo Chairman Resigns

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Yahoo said Chairman Fred Amoroso has resigned and will be succeeded in the interim by Maynard Webb Jr....
Yahoo Chairman Resigns
Unfreeze your mind! Polar melts away ice caps of indecision

Meteor raises $11.2m round led by Andreessen Horowitz, launches open source app dev platform

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Meteor has raised $11.2 million to launch its open source app development platform, its parent company Meteor Development Group announced today. As you may remember, the Meteor Project is a San Francisco-based Y Combinator alum, and is currently available for early preview. Sometimes described as the next big thing in Web application...
Meteor raises $11.2m round led by Andreessen Horowitz, launches open source app dev platform

Vungle takes its in-app video trailer service out of beta with a $1M developer fund

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Vungle is looking to kickstart the growth of its new in-app video trailer advertising service with a new $1 million fund to attract developers to the platform with guaranteed payouts. The mobile advertising startup is using half of the $2 million in seed funding it received last month from Google...
Vungle takes its in-app video trailer service out of beta with a $1M developer fund

Mobile Social Voting App Polar Raises $1.2M From Jerry Yang, John Lilly, Maynard Webb And Others

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Social voting app Polar has raised $1.2 milliom from Yahoo founder Jerry Yang at AME Cloud Ventures, Greylock Partners’ John Lilly, LiveOps Chairman and former eBay COO Maynard Webb, Ash Patel at Morado Ventures, Brian O’Malley Mike Dauber at Battery Ventures, Google’s Don Dodge, Sam Pullara, and others. Polar is...
Mobile Social Voting App Polar Raises $1.2M From Jerry Yang, John Lilly, Maynard Webb And Others

Social Ad Platform LocalResponse Raises $1.5M From Cava Capital, Verizon And Others

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LocalResponse, a network that targets ads based  on social network data, has raised another $1.2 million in funding, we’ve confirmed with the company. Investors Cava Capital, Extreme Venture Partners, Verizon, WIN (Maynard Webb), and Advancit Capital all participated. This brings LocalResponse’s total funding to $8 million. New York-based Local Response,...
Social Ad Platform LocalResponse Raises $1.5M From Cava Capital, Verizon And Others

Yahoo's Chairman Is Out Because Marissa Mayer Was Not His First Choice For CEO (YHOO)

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Yahoo just announced that chairman Fred Amoroso will step down in June. We've communicated with three Yahoo sources since the news broke. Given what they told us, we think this why Amoroso is out: Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer wasn't his first choice for CEO. The day after Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson...
Yahoo's Chairman Is Out Because Marissa Mayer Was Not His First Choice For CEO (YHOO)

Yahoo Should Expect Incoming Lawsuit Lobbed by Loeb Tomorrow on CEO Hiring

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On Friday, Third Point’s Dan Loeb — the activist shareholder who is waging an ever nasty proxy battle against Yahoo — said in a letter regarding the inexplicable errors in the resume of its CEO Scott Thompson that he would take “further action” if he did not get answers....
Yahoo Should Expect Incoming Lawsuit Lobbed by Loeb Tomorrow on CEO Hiring
Seeking more enterprise clients, PagerDuty takes $10.7M in funding
911: PagerDuty gets $10.7M for IT incident alert platform

DiffBot's new API brilliantly reveals what's hiding behind any link

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Web content analysis startup Diffbot has launched a new beta API called “Page Classifier” that can reveal the page type and language behind any URL, the company announced today. Diffbot’s first APIs emphasized the scanning, parsing, and extracting of information from web pages. Developers could use these APIs to...
DiffBot's new API brilliantly reveals what's hiding behind any link

Everwise Launches To Be The eHarmony For Finding The Right Career Mentor

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We all know by now that the right mentor can be a huge boon to your career. But actually finding the right Larry Summers to your Sheryl Sandberg can be awkward at best, and impossible at worst. A new startup launching today called Everwise is looking to help. The San...
Everwise Launches To Be The eHarmony For Finding The Right Career Mentor

IT'S OFFICIAL: Yahoo Announces That CEO Scott Thompson Is Out

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It's official. Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson is out. Full release here ------ Yahoo! Names Fred Amoroso Chairman and Appoints Ross Levinsohn Interim CEO May 13, 2012 Board Announces Settlement with Third Point LLC   SUNNYVALE, Calif. -- Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ: YHOO) today announced that the Board of Directors has named...
IT'S OFFICIAL: Yahoo Announces That CEO Scott Thompson Is Out

Polar raises $1.2M and updates its iOS app with better topic and tag discovery, friending, and more

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Polling and opinion sharing service Polar said today that it has raised $1.2 million in funding from several prominent investors, including AME Cloud Ventures and founder of Yahoo Jerry Yang, Greylock Partners’ John Lilly, and others. In addition, the company has released an update to its iOS app that features...
Polar raises $1.2M and updates its iOS app with better topic and tag discovery, friending, and more
Vungle Hustles Its Way Into $2M Seed Round From All-Star Investors For Mobile App Video Trailers

App monetization startup Vungle uses half of the $2m it just raised to start a developer fund

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Vungle, which helps mobile application developers and publishers make money from their apps through in-app video ‘trailers’, is today announcing that it has debuted a $1 million fund aimed to attract more devs to its new app monetization platform. That’s half the $2 million in seed financing it just secured....
App monetization startup Vungle uses half of the $2m it just raised to start a developer fund

Nebula Raises $25M From Comcast, Kleiner Perkins To Help Companies Deploy On-Premise, Private Clouds

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Nebula, a company that allows businesses to  deploy large private cloud computing infrastructures has raised $25 million in Series B funding led by Comcast Ventures and Highland Capital Partners with Kleiner Perkins, William Hearts II, Maynard Webb, Scott McNealy, and Innovation Endeavors participating. Also joining the round are Google’s first three investors,...
Nebula Raises $25M From Comcast, Kleiner Perkins To Help Companies Deploy On-Premise, Private Clouds

Maynard Webb On 'Rebooting' Your Career By Relying On Yourself, Not Your Employer [TCTV]

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Maynard Webb knows a thing or two about navigating through a career path. From the start of his professional life as an entry-level employee at IBM, he has risen to be one of the tech industry’s most respected veterans. After working his way up through increasingly senior ranks at...
Maynard Webb On 'Rebooting' Your Career By Relying On Yourself, Not Your Employer [TCTV]

Loeb Demands Yahoo Board Fire CEO by Monday Over False Resume

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Now that activist shareholder Dan Loeb has discredited Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson’s educational credentials and credibility, he’s going full bore after the company’s directors. In a new letter to Yahoo’s board of directors today, Loeb and his shareholder firm Third Point called for the company to disclose details of Thompson’s...
Loeb Demands Yahoo Board Fire CEO by Monday Over False Resume
Sunglass Uses Open-Web Standards to Bring Architectural Drafting into the Modern Age
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