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Exclusive: Gilt Groupe Will Distribute Local Deals Through MasterCard

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At one point, it seemed like Gilt Groupe’s daily deals business was all but finished. During a hefty restructuring earlier this year, the e-commerce company closed six regional offices and laid off dozens of staffers from its Gilt City division. While the company made assurances that some of its markets...
Exclusive: Gilt Groupe Will Distribute Local Deals Through MasterCard

Former Ask.com CEO Skip Battle First Outsider To Join LinkedIn Board

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Professional social network LinkedIn is announcing the addition of a new board member today. Skip Battle, former CEO of Ask.com, is joining the company’s board of directors, joining founder and chairman Reid Hoffman, current CEO Jeff Weiner, Greylock’s David Sze, and Sequoia’s Marc Kvamme. Both Sequoia and Greylock have led...
Former Ask.com CEO Skip Battle First Outsider To Join LinkedIn Board

Nokia to pull out of Iranian capital Tehran by the end of August over EU sanctions

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Struggling phone maker Nokia is to close its regional offices in Tehran as a direct result of sanctions recently imposed on EU companies by the European Union over Iran’s controversial nuclear program. The EU sanctions restrict trading to Iran. Reported by Kabir News and backed up by Nokia spokesperson Mark...
Nokia to pull out of Iranian capital Tehran by the end of August over EU sanctions

Involver adds visual tool for producing custom Facebook apps without code

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Social marketing platform Involver today introduced a visual tool for building Facebook applications and other customizable experiences. The Visual SML is an addition to Involver’s Social Markup Language, a system that enables front-end developers to code apps more efficiently. Now with the visual tool, coding isn’t necessary. Marketers can drag...
Involver adds visual tool for producing custom Facebook apps without code

Nokia reportedly to launch 10-inch dual-core Qualcomm Windows 8 tablet by Q4

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Finnish mobile maker Nokia has yet again been linked with an expansion of its agreement with Microsoft to launch a new 10-inch Windows 8 tablet in the fourth quarter of 2012, Digitimes reports. Nokia, which is pushing ahead with its new range of Windows Phone smartphones, is said to become...
Nokia reportedly to launch 10-inch dual-core Qualcomm Windows 8 tablet by Q4
In India, a picture is worth a $6.5M dollars
Twitter opens ad sales office in Detroit
Airbnb acquires UK-based Crashpadder for Olympic flats

Confirmed: LivingSocial Slashes 400 Jobs in Attempt at Profitability

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LivingSocial, the second-largest daily deals company in the U.S., has confirmed it is laying off 400 employees, or roughly 10 percent of its workforce as it tries to turn a profit. A spokesperson confirmed that employees received the news this morning. Of the 4,500 people on staff, 400 were handed...
Confirmed: LivingSocial Slashes 400 Jobs in Attempt at Profitability

Twitter opens new office in Detroit thanks to Quicken Loans founder and Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert

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Twitter is continuing its office expansion in the US, today announcing that it has opened a new office in Detroit’s growing technology district focusing on boosting the company’s interaction with marketing and advertising in the area to push its Promoted Products service. The new office will be based in the...
Twitter opens new office in Detroit thanks to Quicken Loans founder and Cleveland Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert

Video-on-demand service Viewster appoints new CFO, opens offices in US, UK, Australia and Singapore

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Viewster, a free video-on-demand service, has hired Helen Biggart as its new CFO and Tzvetan Horozov as SVP of Product Management and is expanding internationally with new offices in New York, London, Singapore and Adelaide. Though Switzerland-based Viewster is a relatively small player in the VOD industry, it already works...
Video-on-demand service Viewster appoints new CFO, opens offices in US, UK, Australia and Singapore
Arkansas startup storms marketing scene with army of 1,400 influencers, $10.5M

Real estate marketplace VivaReal raises Series B to keep on growing in Latin America

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Online real estate marketplace VivaReal has raised a Series B round of funding worth around $15m (R$30m), the company announced today. It was led by Valiant Capital Partners, with follow-on investments from Kaszek Ventures and Brazilian fund Monashees Capital. As you may remember, US entrepreneur and VivaReal CEO Brian Requarth...
Real estate marketplace VivaReal raises Series B to keep on growing in Latin America

Murtazin: The Samsung Galaxy S II Will See Ice Cream Sandwich On March 1

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Notorious industry insider Eldar Murtazin has made yet another forward-looking statement, this time regarding Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and one very special Samsung device. This leaves just one question in our minds: Is this one of his hits, or is it another miss? According to a tweet (below) from...
Murtazin: The Samsung Galaxy S II Will See Ice Cream Sandwich On March 1

Big data allows your employer to be big brother

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(c) 2012 Pinar Ozger. pinar@pinarozger.com Your corporation is watching you, and it might be using Cataphora’s software, which mines employees emails, IMs and other electronic communications to determine how big of a risk a corporation might face from one bad apple. Calling it software that can detect “people who are...
Big data allows your employer to be big brother
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