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Betabeat’s Spring 2012 Most Poachable Players in Tech

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Silicon Alley may not have its own Bravo reality show, but if Mayor Bloomberg’s constant pomp and circumstance about New York City’s innovative spirit is any indication, New York’s startup scene is on the verge of exploding. For the first time since 1999, the tech sector beat out financial services...
Betabeat’s Spring 2012 Most Poachable Players in Tech

The Truth About Marissa Mayer: She Has Two Contrasting Reputations

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There are two views of former Google VP and new Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer in the industry. One is that she is a brand name product leader who played a crucial role helping Google develop its most valuable business, search, and then went on to guide the development of several...
The Truth About Marissa Mayer: She Has Two Contrasting Reputations

3 qualities of a Great Product Leader http://www.robgo.org/post/516029487/what-makes-a-great-product-leader

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3 qualities of a Great Product Leader http://www.robgo.org/post/516029487/what-makes-a-great-product-leader

Ooyala adds Twitter card support, anticipates new forms of tweetable video

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Video platform provider Ooyala is adding Twitter card support to its offering, allowing its customers to display videos right within the stream on Twitter.com as well as on any of Twitter’s desktop and mobile apps. Ooyala first tried this solution with ESPN, with the sportscaster tweeting out highlight videos while...
Ooyala adds Twitter card support, anticipates new forms of tweetable video

Zynga And Bump Delve Into Their Social-Mobile Future This Friday At The Facebook Ecosystem CrunchUp

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Mobile usage is upending web empires, as Silicon Valley has come to realize over the last few years. And we’ll have two companies smack in the middle of the shift present at our Facebook Ecosystem CrunchUp this Friday in Redwood City, Calif., sharing how they’re surviving in this new world....
Zynga And Bump Delve Into Their Social-Mobile Future This Friday At The Facebook Ecosystem CrunchUp

Send In Your Questions For Ask A VC With Foundation Capital's Anamitra Banerji And Kleiner Perkins' Chi-Hua Chien

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This we have two guests joining us in the TechCrunch TV studio this week for our Ask A VC series, where you put VCs in the hot seat. First up we have Foundation Capital’s newest partner and former Twitter product lead Anamitra Banerji. Later in the week, we’ll be joined...
Send In Your Questions For Ask A VC With Foundation Capital's Anamitra Banerji And Kleiner Perkins' Chi-Hua Chien

Google I/O: Music, Maps, Messaging and More

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Here at the densest concentration of Google Glass devices since the factory floor, team AllThingsD is covering the news out of Google’s I/O developer conference this morning. The maker of Android and Chrome is just about to kick off a three-hour keynote, and if you want to see it for...
Google I/O: Music, Maps, Messaging and More

IT'S OFFICIAL: Apple Has Lost Its Edge

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Apple's stock is down 25% from its peak. Many factors have contributed to that drop. But none is more important than this: Apple has lost its edge. What does that mean? It means that Apple is no longer the clear product leader in several categories in which it has...
IT'S OFFICIAL: Apple Has Lost Its Edge

Playfish Product Leader John Earner Is Leaving To Be An EIR At Accel

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At this point in his career, it’s safe to put John Earner in the “names as destiny” category. Following a hugely successful run with Playfish, he’s leaving the social game developer today to start as an entrepreneur in residence at one of its investors, Accel, according to sources. A former naval officer,...
Playfish Product Leader John Earner Is Leaving To Be An EIR At Accel

Sponsor post: Product managers and the business of building great products

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MindtheProduct 2012 is the first conference of its kind — bringing together product management leaders from around the world to explore the intersection of design, technology and business, the business of building great products. In one day, meet 13 of the world’s foremost product minds from Marty Cagan, longtime product...
Sponsor post: Product managers and the business of building great products

Zuck’s dawdle in the NY Sheraton bathroom, a sign of things to come

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That little anecdote about Facebook’s roadshow meeting in New York was  widely reported this past week, but it’s being picked up as symbolic of Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg’s indifference to Wall Street. For those of you who missed the report, Zuckerbeg was still in the men’s room as the...
Zuck’s dawdle in the NY Sheraton bathroom, a sign of things to come

Marissa Mayer's First Product Launch At Yahoo Hasn't Been A TOTAL Disaster, But Users Aren't Happy (YHOO)

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Yahoo's most important product is Yahoo Mail. It may be in big trouble. It may be Marissa Mayer's fault. On December 11 of last year, Mayer wrote a blog post announcing a new version of Yahoo Mail. It was a big deal for two reasons: The new Yahoo Mail was Yahoo's...
Marissa Mayer's First Product Launch At Yahoo Hasn't Been A TOTAL Disaster, But Users Aren't Happy (YHOO)

Ex-Yahoo Product Boss Blake Irving Talks About Being A CEO Who Wears T-Shirts And Shorts

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Before Marissa Mayer took over Yahoo last summer, the company's most recent product boss was a guy named Blake Irving. Irving ran Yahoo product for a couple years. Before that, he was known for helping Microsoft establish itself on the Internet. Today, Irving is the CEO of domain registrar GoDaddy....
Ex-Yahoo Product Boss Blake Irving Talks About Being A CEO Who Wears T-Shirts And Shorts

BII REPORTS: How Facebook Is Trying To Monetize Mobile

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In its S-I filing, Facebook cited increased mobile usage as a potential risk to the business, saying it "does not currently directly generate any meaningful revenue." Facebook product leader Chris Cox says the company is only now making mobile its top priority. In recent research reports and news notes, BI Intelligence analyzes...
BII REPORTS: How Facebook Is Trying To Monetize Mobile
Google exec slams Facebook’s advertising method after GM pulls $10M ads

Twitter Hires Senior Google Ad Exec Richard Alfonsi; Long-Time Product Leader Elad Gil Steps Back Into Advisory Role

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Twitter is still busy making changes to its senior management. Following up on product leader Satya Patel’s departure earlier this week, we’ve learned of two other significant moves. The first supports the company’s recent statements about its ad business growing faster than many observers had expected. Richard Alfonsi has been...
Twitter Hires Senior Google Ad Exec Richard Alfonsi; Long-Time Product Leader Elad Gil Steps Back Into Advisory Role

EXCLUSIVE Q&A: Marc Andreessen Tells Us What He Thinks Of New Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer (YHOO, GOOG)

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In a dramatic and surprising move, Yahoo just hired famous Google VP Marissa Mayer to be its CEO. So what does the Silicon Valley cognoscenti think? To find out, we asked with Marc Andreessen. Marc Andreessen is the Netscape cofounder who is now a Valley kingmaker at top VC firm...
EXCLUSIVE Q&A: Marc Andreessen Tells Us What He Thinks Of New Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer (YHOO, GOOG)
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