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Twitter opens doors on new Seattle engineering office

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We’ve certainly been intrigued with all of the Silicon Valley tech giants that have opened offices in the Seattle area in recent months, from eBay to Facebook to Jawbone to Zynga. Now, Twitter is officially fluttering into Seattle with its very own engineering office near Seattle’s historic Pike Place...
Twitter opens doors on new Seattle engineering office

Yahoo Snaps Up Two More Small Mobile Companies Milewise and GoPollGo -- in Ongoing Acq-Hires

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In its ongoing quest to snap up every small mobile startup around, Yahoo said it bought travel planning app Milewise and GoPollGo, social polling app. Both services will be shut down and integrated into the Silicon Valley Internet giant’s burgeoning New York mobile team...
Yahoo Snaps Up Two More Small Mobile Companies Milewise and GoPollGo -- in Ongoing Acq-Hires

Facebook's Zuckerberg: "We're Not Going To Build A Phone"

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Facebook is a mobile company, but stop asking Mark Zuckerberg about the phone thing already. On its fourth-quarter earnings call on Wednesday, the Facebook CEO and founder may have said the word "mobile" 1.59 billion times, but that legendary Facebook phone is just a fairy tale. "People keep on asking...
Facebook's Zuckerberg: "We're Not Going To Build A Phone"

Pieceable Mobile Team Joins Facebook

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Facebook is expanding its mobile know-how by hiring the team behind Pieceable Viewer, a mobile service that allows iOS app developers to demonstrate their apps......
Pieceable Mobile Team Joins Facebook

Meet Amanda Wixted, An Early Zynga Employee And The Most Eligible Mobile Talent In New York

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Amanda Wixted turned down an early position at Instagram that could have netted her millions of dollars when it sold to Facebook for $1.2 billion. But Wixted wasn't phased. She's already had an amazingly successful career anyone would kll for. She was Zynga's 75th employee and the first on its...
Meet Amanda Wixted, An Early Zynga Employee And The Most Eligible Mobile Talent In New York

Samsung tweets teaser announcement for 'next Galaxy'

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Samsung sent out a teaser announcement from its Twitter account indicating that the Galaxy SIV, the next in its line of successful smartphones, will get its media debut next month. In a tweet sent from the company's account for its mobile team, Samsung invited everyone to "meet the next Galaxy"...
Samsung tweets teaser announcement for 'next Galaxy'

Google launches official Android blog, breaks away from Google Mobile

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If you’re someone who wants to keep up on all of the Android news from Google, then you’re in for a treat. Until now, all of the Android bits have been packed into the Google Mobile blog, but today it has broken away into its own home. Here’s what the...
Google launches official Android blog, breaks away from Google Mobile

Disney Teams Up With Imangi For Movie Tie-In ‘Temple Run: Brave’

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For the mobile game version of Pixar’s new movie Brave, Disney looked for help from the developers behind a big iOS hit — Imangi Studios, the creators of Temple Run. Bart Decrem, the former Tapulous CEO who now runs Disney’s mobile division, says the company has already done its share...
Disney Teams Up With Imangi For Movie Tie-In ‘Temple Run: Brave’

Etsy Acquires Mixel for Mobile Team

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Etsy Acquires Mixel for Mobile Team: Congrats to Khoi and his team at Mixel....
Etsy Acquires Mixel for Mobile Team

Task management app / service Astrid is Yahoo's latest acquisition

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Under new CEO Marissa Mayer, Yahoo has been working on expanding the services it offers across multiple platforms and its latest move on that front is the acquisition of Astrid. The Astrid Tasks and To-do list app is a popular productivity manager on Android and iOS, particularly notable for...
Task management app / service Astrid is Yahoo's latest acquisition

Yahoo's Acqui-Hire Spree Continues With Mobile Gaming Startup Loki Studios

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Yahoo has been gobbling up startups. In the last week or so, it has announced the acquisition of Astrid, GoPollGo, and Milewise. In fact, in a tweet today, Yahoo said that it has “added 22 entrepreneurs to our growing mobile team,” thanks to the three aforementioned companies — plus a...
Yahoo's Acqui-Hire Spree Continues With Mobile Gaming Startup Loki Studios

This Could Be The Reason Google Wanted Buddy Media (GOOG)

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Why would Google want to buy Buddy Media? The deal didn't go through, but it's a little weird that Google wanted to snatch up a company that helps businesses create Facebook pages and Foursquare contests and analyze results. Unless you start looking at a bigger picture. Google has finally decided...
This Could Be The Reason Google Wanted Buddy Media (GOOG)

Twitter Connects With LinkedIn’s Mobile UI Expert

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Back in December, LinkedIn released a slick-looking update to the iPhone app. That looks to be the swan song for the man largely responsible for it, Bryan Haggerty. Because today’s he’s leaving LinkedIn for Twitter. As he both tweets and blogs about, Haggerty will be joining Twitter’s fast-growing mobile team. At...
Twitter Connects With LinkedIn’s Mobile UI Expert
Facebook seizes team behind iOS tool-maker Pieceable Software
DailyBooth finally exits in talent acquisition by Airbnb

Twitter Buys Tweetie and Promises iPad App

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Twitter Buys Tweetie and Promises iPad App is a post from Chris PirilloDo you know why you are only allowed to have 140 characters in every tweet? When the site first began, it was geared towards people who used SMS to update their status messages. To this day, the team...
Twitter Buys Tweetie and Promises iPad App

LinkedIn is launching brand new mobile apps; here's a sneak peek

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale LinkedIn has just announced it’s launching new mobile applications for iOS and Android. The new apps are fully native and are expected to perform better and faster, with a new set of features that range from totally useful...
LinkedIn is launching brand new mobile apps; here's a sneak peek

Starbucks mobile vets get $10M for Cardfree white label commerce tool

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Starbucks helped open a lot of eyes to the power of mobile payments and commerce with its Starbucks Card app, which has so far been the most successful mobile payments implementation. Now, some of the key members of that team are launching a white label tool called Cardfree that allows...
Starbucks mobile vets get $10M for Cardfree white label commerce tool

Yahoo kills 10 mobile apps to focus on HTML5 future

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Even though Yahoo remains one of the most popular sites on the Web after nearly seventeen years in the business, the company faces an uncertain future with nebulous branding, improper monetization, and unsteady restructuring efforts. Yahoo has been attempting to streamline and reorganize in various ways to stay on...
Yahoo kills 10 mobile apps to focus on HTML5 future

Google wants more Android developers to aim for 'great tablet experiences'

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Keen for more native apps to capitalise on the capabilities of the Nexus 10 and other tabletsGoogle's latest Nexus-branded tablet, the Samsung-made Nexus 10, is as impressive in the flesh as its specs are on paper (well, blog post).It's light, with an excellent screen, powerful processor, and a strong suite...
Google wants more Android developers to aim for 'great tablet experiences'

An Amazing Ride

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Shared by louisgray Congratulations to Loren! Once upon a time I wanted a better Twitter app for my iPhone, so I wrote one.  My goal was to make something simple, beautiful, and intuitive.  It’s been a wild ride since 1.0, and over the last year and a half Tweetie has...
An Amazing Ride

Engadget Mobile Podcast 170 - 02.14.13

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M7! M7! M7!, HTC One! HTC One! Whichever we're chanting this week, the mobile team are getting pretty hyped about the next Android darling from Peter Chou's brigade. In Valentine's news, Brad's still in a relationship with his Z10, and Myriam's love of LG branding is severely put to...
Engadget Mobile Podcast 170 - 02.14.13

Aol Snaps Up Hyper-Local Photosharing App Hipster

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Breaking: Aol (who is my employer somehow) has picked up local photosharing app Hipster for a low seven figures we’re hearing.  The Hipster team of five will be working for the Aol mobile team out of Palo Alto, under badass Sol Lipman. Updating. ...
Aol Snaps Up Hyper-Local Photosharing App Hipster

Wikipedia's testing a new sign-up page to entice would-be Wikipedians

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Wikipedia has started testing a new account sign-up page as it looks to curb the decline in the number of registrations over the past couple of years. If you’re reading this, there’s more than a good chance you’ve used Wikipedia. Wikipedia has evolved into a major go-to destination for those in...
Wikipedia's testing a new sign-up page to entice would-be Wikipedians

Moving right along

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Hey everyone, We’ve moved! After two years of working in our first office, it was finally time to move into a place that could better fit the 22 people we’ve added since then . Here are a few pictures of our old shack (we were clearly in need of breathing...
Moving right along

Q&A site Quora releases its highly-anticipated Android app

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The question of when Quora will finally release its Android app has finally been answered. Today, Quora for Android landed in Google’s Play store and the Amazon appstore.    The new Android app allows you to do almost everything you can on the site (answer questions, comment, rate answers), but...
Q&A site Quora releases its highly-anticipated Android app
Yahoo acquires to-do app Astrid, to continue service 'as is' for 90 days

The mobile web version of Google+ just got a refresh and it’s pretty speedy

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When it comes to keeping up with posts on Google+, I don’t tend to use the Android or iOS apps. I’m more of a browser and therefore I use the mobile web version, since I feel its a better and more integrated experience for all of Google’s products. Unfortunately, the...
The mobile web version of Google+ just got a refresh and it’s pretty speedy

Facebook acquires talent behind brand marketer Momentus Media

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Facebook “acq-hired” a co-founder of viral brand marketing agency Momentus Media, which was behind campaigns for Levi’s, LMFAO and Taio Cruz. Chris Turitzin will be joining the Facebook growth, engagement and mobile team while Momentus itself continues on under co-founder Carina Koo. The social network approached Momentus Media a few...
Facebook acquires talent behind brand marketer Momentus Media

Twitter Acquires Tweetie

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Twitter has just announced that it acquired Tweetie, the very popular and highly polished Twitter application for the iPhone. The new application will now be called “Twitter for iPhone” and will drop from $2.99 to free, with developer Loren Brichter joining the Twitter mobile team. Twitter also plans to launch...
Twitter Acquires Tweetie
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