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new hires

Facebook platform industry hires: Nanigans, Nimble and Shoutlet

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If your company is hiring new people or making a notable promotion, please let us know. Email mail (at) insidefacebook (dot) com, and we’ll get it into our next post. Also, please note that information about most new hires, below, comes either from the companies themselves or from company updates...
Facebook platform industry hires: Nanigans, Nimble and Shoutlet

AngelList Now Matching Start-Ups With as Much as $12M Funding and 100 New Hires Per Month

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AngelList, the matchmaking site for start-ups and investors, facilitates all sorts of early stage technology funding deals. But the site is free and mostly open, so it often doesn’t get formal recognition for its role. Today AngelList announced that start-ups had raised $12 million on AngelList in the past 30...
AngelList Now Matching Start-Ups With as Much as $12M Funding and 100 New Hires Per Month

Facebook platform industry hires: HootSuite, Kenshoo, Work4 Labs

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Social media management platform HootSuite has a new VP of marketing, Digital marketing software company Kenshoo recently hired a director of marketing research. And Work4 Labs, which builds recruiting applications integrated with Facebook, made a few new hires this month. HootSuite Dee Anna McPherson, Vice President of Marketing – former VP...
Facebook platform industry hires: HootSuite, Kenshoo, Work4 Labs

This week's headlines from across Inside Network

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A roundup of all the news Inside Network brought you between July 2 and 7. Inside Mobile Apps Tracking the convergence of mobile apps, social platforms and virtual goods. Monday, July 2 Burn up the quarter-mile with NaturalMotion’s CSR Racing Chrome, CSR Racing and Clear Vision and more on this...
This week's headlines from across Inside Network

We’ve acquired Motorola Mobility

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The phones in our pockets have become supercomputers that are changing the way we live. It’s now possible to do things we used to think were magic, or only possible on Star Trek--like get directions right from where we are standing; watch a video on YouTube; or take a picture...
We’ve acquired Motorola Mobility

SimpleGeo Digs Up Another $8 Million And A Group Of Former Digg Employees

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Almost exactly one year ago, we first wrote about former Digg lead architect, Joe Stump, and former Social Thing founder, Matt Galligan, teaming up to form Crash Corp., an “alternate reality mobile gaming” startup. A lot can change in a year. Today, Stump and Galligan are well into building out...
SimpleGeo Digs Up Another $8 Million And A Group Of Former Digg Employees

This week's headlines from across Inside Network

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A roundup of all the news Inside Network brought you between Jan. 7 and Jan. 11. Inside Mobile Apps Tracking the convergence of mobile apps, social platforms and virtual goods. Monday, Jan. 7 Guest Post: Presence management, the next discipline for mobile-first organization Nvidia unveils Android-based mobile game system...
This week's headlines from across Inside Network

Twitter Hires On Lead Yahoo! Messenger Dev, Two More

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It's Monday, which must of course mean it's Twitter new employee day (TM). The company, which is continuing its expansion practically every week with new hires, onboarded three more today, including the lead Web developer for Yahoo! Messenger, focused on scalable Web technology, a senior database admin from Bebo (who...
Twitter Hires On Lead Yahoo! Messenger Dev, Two More

This week's headlines from across Inside Network

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A roundup of all the news Inside Network brought you between Dec. 17 and Dec.21. Inside Mobile Apps Tracking the convergence of mobile apps, social platforms and virtual goods. Monday, Dec. 17 Google Maps returns to iOS with an all-new app Google Maps for iOS downloaded more than 10M times...
This week's headlines from across Inside Network

This week's headlines from across Inside Network

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A roundup of all the news Inside Network brought you between July 30 and August 4. Inside Mobile Apps Tracking the convergence of mobile apps, social platforms and virtual goods. Monday, July 30 Classic competitive multiplayer returns in Spy vs Spy Ouya to stream games with OnLive London 2012, NBC...
This week's headlines from across Inside Network
ThreatMetrix wants to enter the BYOD scene, raises $18M
How Facebook indoctrinates every new engineer it hires

Yahoo's Mayer says long-term success depends on a 'series of sprints' including recent talent tear

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During Yahoo’s Q1 2013 earnings call on Tuesday, company CEO Marissa Mayer told investors that she is seeing continued stability for Yahoo. However, the turnaround isn’t over as Mayer believed long-term success was going to be determined by a “series of sprints”. The first of such sprints, involving improving Yahoo’s...
Yahoo's Mayer says long-term success depends on a 'series of sprints' including recent talent tear
Google+ Hangout App Scoot & Doodle Raises $2.25M Seed, From Valley Angels & Pearson, To Get More Kids Learning Through Play

This week’s headlines from across Inside Network

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A roundup of all the news Inside Network brought you from Jan. 30 to Feb. 4. Inside Mobile Apps Tracking the convergence of mobile apps, social platforms and virtual goods.  Monday, Jan. 30 Pocket Gems’ Zombie Takeover for iOS provides undead fun in very short bursts Emerging top paid iOS...
This week’s headlines from across Inside Network

This week’s headlines from across Inside Network

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A roundup of all the news Inside Network brought you between June 11 and 16. Inside Mobile Apps Tracking the convergence of mobile apps, social platforms and virtual goods. Monday, June 11 NCsoft turns its hand to iOS platformers with Project 83113 WWDC 2012: iPad-only apps account for 34% of...
This week’s headlines from across Inside Network

Meet Our New Editors: Ted Greenwald and Fredric Paul

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Since ReadWriteWeb was acquired by SAY Media in December, we've been busy beefing up our editorial and writing team. Today I'm pleased to welcome Fredric Paul and Ted Greenwald to our growing team. Fred as our Business Editor, Ted as a Senior Editor. The two will be based in SAY...
Meet Our New Editors: Ted Greenwald and Fredric Paul

New Facebook platform industry hires: TBG Digital, Spruce Media, Kontagent

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TBG Digital hired a marketing specialist, Spruce Media hired a media manager and Kontangent hired an engineering intern this week. If your company is hiring new people or making a notable promotion, please let us know. Email mail (at) insidefacebook (dot) com, and we’ll get it into our next post....
New Facebook platform industry hires: TBG Digital, Spruce Media, Kontagent
Dropbox acquires collaboration startup Cove and its former Facebook execs

WePay Lands $10M Round to Help it Take On PayPal

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WePay co-founders Rich Aberman and Bill Clerico Originally launched as a group payments platform to help friends and family pool their resources, Palo Alto-based WePay has since expanded to offer online payment tools for merchants and non-profit organizations, putting it in direct competition with established players like PayPal. Today,...
WePay Lands $10M Round to Help it Take On PayPal

Photo sharing service for foodies Burpple gobbles up $500,000 to continue its development

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Burpple, a mobile photo sharing service for food lovers, has announced that it has eaten up $500,000 in seed-stage funding, led by Singapore’s Neotyne Labs, which will be used to beef up its team, grow its userbase and expand to new platforms. China-based QuestVC has also invested, bringing key strategic support...
Photo sharing service for foodies Burpple gobbles up $500,000 to continue its development

This week's headlines from across Inside Network

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A roundup of all the news Inside Network brought you between Dec. 3 and Dec. 7. Inside Mobile Apps Tracking the convergence of mobile apps, social platforms and virtual goods. Monday, Dec. 3 News Corp shuttering iPad newspaper The Daily Liveblogging from Inside Social Apps, New York: Platform Opportunity in...
This week's headlines from across Inside Network

Twitter And Yammer Are Cozying Up In The Same Building

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Yammer is moving to the third floor of the historic old building where Twitter is relocating in downtown San Francisco. Yammer is rapidly outgrowing its current space on Townsend Street -- the company has grown more than 4x since January 2011, and now has more than 350 employees in San...
Twitter And Yammer Are Cozying Up In The Same Building

Former Apple retail chief John Browett admits he was a bad fit at the company

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We’d already noted this long before he got fired, but Apple’s former SVP of Retail, John Browett, confirmed in an interview this week that he no longer works there because he did not fit in with Apple’s company culture. Browett led Apple’s retail empire for all of two minutes (actually...
Former Apple retail chief John Browett admits he was a bad fit at the company

Job Postings and Patent Acquisitions Hint at Potential Overhaul of iLife and iWork

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Several clues surfacing in recent days have hinted that Apple's iWork and iLife suites may be undergoing substantial redevelopment. Late last week, Apple Bitch noticed two new job listings for senior software engineers for the company's iLife team, with the descriptions emphasizing a desire to "re-imagine how user interfaces should...
Job Postings and Patent Acquisitions Hint at Potential Overhaul of iLife and iWork

Thousands line up for Foxconn jobs in Zhengzhou

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  The Chinese city of Zhengzhou was flooded with thousands of applicants on Monday who gathered outside a labor agency to apply for iPhone plant jobs as electronics giant Foxconn begins to ramp up its huge hiring efforts. The crowd continued to grow throughout the day despite recent controversy...
Thousands line up for Foxconn jobs in Zhengzhou

Facebook platform industry hires: Hearsay picks up industry vets; Offerpop grows; Spruce cuts account managers, designers

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Social sales and marketing platform company Hearsay Social today announced two high-profile hires: former Google executive Michael Lock as COO and Microsoft veteran Mark Gilbert as VP of Product. Lock spent eight years at Google building the company’s enterprise business. Before then, he worked for IBM and Oracle. Gilbert led various...
Facebook platform industry hires: Hearsay picks up industry vets; Offerpop grows; Spruce cuts account managers, designers

Integrate Has Raised $11 Million to Change the Ad Game

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We are finally seeing the time when advertisers are beginning to realize that placing a banner ad into someone’s line of vision isn’t getting results. Every year companies pump money into different advertising company, hoping that a targeted approach will help them bring in some new customers. This causes them...
Integrate Has Raised $11 Million to Change the Ad Game

This week’s headlines from across Inside Network

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A roundup of all the news Inside Network brought you from April 9 to April 15. Inside Mobile Apps Tracking the convergence of mobile apps, social platforms and virtual goods. Monday, April 9 Saturday Morning RPG brings episodic gaming to the Japanese-style role-playing genre Facebook acquires Instagram for $1B Tuesday,...
This week’s headlines from across Inside Network
T-Mobile USA's latest restructuring: net loss of 350 jobs
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