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Facebook's ad product guru to advise NY big data startup Sociocast

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Gokul Rajaram, who was recently described by Wired magazine as “the man who revs Facebook’s money engine,” is joining the advisory board of New York-based big data startup Sociocast. The company said Monday that Rajaram’s extensive background in ad tech, which includes managing Google’s AdSense network and advising several successful...
Facebook's ad product guru to advise NY big data startup Sociocast

Marissa Mayer Is Working On A Revolutionary Change To Yahoo.com, And Sources Say It Might Look Like This

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Sources say Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer is, at this very moment, working on a major overhaul of the Yahoo homepage. One source familiar with the product roadmap says this new homepage is not going to come out any time soon, and that Mayer has not yet even made some very...
Marissa Mayer Is Working On A Revolutionary Change To Yahoo.com, And Sources Say It Might Look Like This
Emaze Raises $800K For The Presentation Sweet Spot Between PowerPoint And Prezi

Logitech selects Bracken Darrell as president right now, next CEO in 2013

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When current CEO Guerrino De Luca took over the reigns at Logitech following huge losses on Google TV and its business in the EMEA region, we knew it was only temporary and now Logitech has appointed a successor. Bracken P. Darrell is coming over from Whirlpool (where he lead its...
Logitech selects Bracken Darrell as president right now, next CEO in 2013

Labbler hopes to cover the full spectrum of the music industry with social network for pros and fans

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Social network for music professionals and fans Labbler is now available in open beta, the company has announced recently. While its short description may remind you of MySpace, its purpose is actually wider, and includes the music business as a whole. In practical terms, its ambition is to connect artists,...
Labbler hopes to cover the full spectrum of the music industry with social network for pros and fans

World of Warcraft to continue on in China as Blizzard and NetEase ink fresh deal

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The hugely popular World of Warcraft (WoW) series is set to continue on in China after Blizzard Entertainment, the maker of the title, agreed a new deal with local development house NetEase. The announcement sees the duo extend their ongoing partnership, which began in 2009, for a further three years....
World of Warcraft to continue on in China as Blizzard and NetEase ink fresh deal

Tapjoy hires Jeff Drobick as CPO

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Mobile advertising and publishing platform Tapjoy today announced it hired Jeff Drobick as Chief Product Officer. Drobick was formerly President and CEO of Geeknet Media and eBay Vice President of Information Management & Delivery. “Jeff’s combination of bidded ad platform expertise and the proven delivery of data-rich applications will...
Tapjoy hires Jeff Drobick as CPO

MARISSA MAYER: Here's Why I Just Bought Tumblr For $1.1 Billion (YHOO)

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Yahoo just bought Tumblr for $1.1 billion. Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer explained her move in a Tumblr blog post. It reads:  Tumblr. + Yahoo! = !! I'm delighted to announce that we've reached an agreement to acquire Tumblr!  We promise not to screw it up.  Tumblr is incredibly special and has...
MARISSA MAYER: Here's Why I Just Bought Tumblr For $1.1 Billion (YHOO)

Apple on 'Fall Transition', Apple TV, Impact of Rumors and More

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Apple held its Q3 2012 financial results conference call this evening. We have posted a full transcript of the call. From the call, Apple discusses their expectations for the next quarter which runs through July, August and September. In particular, Apple CFO Peter Oppenheimer expects gross margins to decline in...
Apple on 'Fall Transition', Apple TV, Impact of Rumors and More

Internet titans who see a rosy future... in our love for nostalgia

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Facebook snapped up Instagram; now Yahoo has spent a billion on Tumblr. Is there payback in youth's appetite for nostalgic sharing or have these corporate giants run out of ideas?You may have noticed the hullabaloo last week over the news that Yahoo, a weighty internet giant, had paid $1.1bn to...
Internet titans who see a rosy future... in our love for nostalgia

Superstar Athlete-Backed WePlay Licenses Fastpoint Technology to Bring Fantasy Games to Youth Sports

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When the CEO of a youth sports social network calls you from his son’s little league game, all questions of authenticity go out the window. Add to that the fact that his company counts as early investors superstar athletes Lebron James, Peyton Manning, and Derek Jeter, as well as super-angel...
Superstar Athlete-Backed WePlay Licenses Fastpoint Technology to Bring Fantasy Games to Youth Sports
BetterDoctor, the 'OpenTable for doctors', launches nationwide (exclusive)

Intel denies rumors on Ball Grid Array processor-only future

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Intel has all but completely denied the rumors that it would move towards only producing hardwired processors. The chip producer has said it would continue to make processors that use sockets in the future, though it was not able to talk about "specific long-term product roadmap plans" which could still...
Intel denies rumors on Ball Grid Array processor-only future

Movie Tickets, Real Estate and a New Widget for Google Now

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The Android app Google Now — with its promise to provide personalized, highly relevant, in-the-moment information — is one of the more interesting projects in consumer tech these days. But at this stage, its developments are incremental. Today, Google is releasing a trio of updates to the product that help...
Movie Tickets, Real Estate and a New Widget for Google Now

Microsoft/Barnes & Noble subsidiary is a done deal, but a standalone public company may not happen

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Back in April we reported that Barnes & Noble was hooking up with Microsoft to form a new venture that will work to “accelerate the transition to e-reading, which is revolutionizing the way people consume, create, share and enjoy digital content.” And today, that subsidiary has finally been given the...
Microsoft/Barnes & Noble subsidiary is a done deal, but a standalone public company may not happen
RIM’s first BlackBerry 10 phone said to launch in October
Intel's new microserver chips and how it is beating its innovator's dilemma

Sencha updates framework for building native-looking mobile Web apps

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Sencha, a company that develops JavaScript libraries, announced this morning the availability Sencha Touch 2, a major new version of the company's framework for building mobile Web applications. The new version brings improved performance, broader platform support, and additional functionality. We discussed the update with Aditya Bansod, the senior...
Sencha updates framework for building native-looking mobile Web apps

10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (AAPL, GOOG, AOL, RIMM)

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Good morning! Here's the news: Apple CEO Tim Cook fired back after all the accusations of worker abuse in China. Twitter will be censoring tweets by country based on what each country allows. Twitter is currently hiring in New York City. Google Wallet got its second big management shakeup...
10 Things You Need To Know This Morning (AAPL, GOOG, AOL, RIMM)
Yahoo buys Tumblr and Mayer "promises not to screw it up" like past deals
Intel sets stage for new tablet announcements from HP, Dell, Acer and many others

Zynga's CityVille Loses Mayor to Kixeye

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With Zynga’s stock price sinking – and morale along with it – employees have started to head for the door. The latest exit, following its COO John Schappert, is Alan Patmore, Zynga’s General Manager of CityVille, who has joined Kixeye as their VP of Product. Compared to its social gaming counterparts, Kixeye flies under the...
Zynga's CityVille Loses Mayor to Kixeye

iPhone price-matching may be coming to an Apple Store near you

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MacRumors Apple has quietly begun price-matching other major retailers on sales of the iPhone 4 and iPhone 4S, potentially bringing down the devices' cost by almost $50. According to a source speaking to MacRumors, the company recently gave its retail stores authorization to discount the two iPhone models upon...
iPhone price-matching may be coming to an Apple Store near you

Bloomberg: Holiday 2013 release for next Xbox

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Microsoft is planning to have its next-generation Xbox on the shelves in time for the 2013 Holiday Season, reports Bloomberg. According to sources ëwho declined to be identified,í but who have seen Microsoftís product roadmap, the new Xbox will go on sale in time for Thanksgiving and Christmas. Microsoft is...
Bloomberg: Holiday 2013 release for next Xbox
Sprint: RIM won't ever be as good as it once was
Startup Delusion and Embracing the Schlep
Redesigned MacBook Air Reportedly Planned for 3Q 2013 Launch, Possibly with Retina Display
Apple CEO Tim Cook visits Capitol Hill, opens lines of communication
Microsoft's Next Xbox Reportedly Won't Let You Play Games Unless You're Connected To The Internet (MSFT)
Acer remains committed to developing Windows RT devices, despite CEO's comments
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