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Google: “With Buzz We Failed To Appreciate That Users Have Differing Privacy Expectations”

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Google scheduled a privacy discussion for reporters and bloggers at its San Francisco offices a couple of weeks ago. The timing was unexpectedly ironic. The idea was to “walk through a short presentation about [Google's] guiding principles for privacy, how we use data and some of our comprehensive privacy efforts...
Google: “With Buzz We Failed To Appreciate That Users Have Differing Privacy Expectations”

Amazon Buys Book Recommendation Site Goodreads

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Seeing natural synergies with its bookselling business, Amazon on Thursday said it was buying recommendation site Goodreads. “Goodreads has helped change how we discover and discuss books and, with Kindle, Amazon has helped expand reading around the world,” Amazon VP Russ Grandinetti said in a statement. “Together we intend to...
Amazon Buys Book Recommendation Site Goodreads

Facebook Just Completed Its $735 Million Instagram Deal (FB)

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Instagram founder Kevin Systrom is now a Facebook employee. The social network has completed its acquisition of the photo-sharing service, Facebook executive Mike Schroepfer announced in a post. Last week, at a hearing to win approval from California for the deal, Systrom said that Instagram's 16 employees would move out...
Facebook Just Completed Its $735 Million Instagram Deal (FB)

Female Google execs on how to attract more women to the biz

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Five prominent women leaders gathered Tuesday at Google's San Francisco offices to talk about leadership, innovation, and gender bias. [Read more]...
Female Google execs on how to attract more women to the biz

Hotstagram: Meet The 27-Year-Old Kid Who Just Resurrected Hot or Not

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Remember Hot or Not, the scandalous website which invited you to rate people on their appearance—and helped inspire Facebook? Now a 27-year-old startup guy has taken Instagram—the photo-sharing website Facebook just paid $1 billion to buy—and used it to resurrect the concept. Meet Captain Kirk, the creator of Hotstagram. We...
Hotstagram: Meet The 27-Year-Old Kid Who Just Resurrected Hot or Not

About.me blends the personal, professional you online (video)

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About.me, which brings together all of a person's social-media content, is launching a mobile app. SmartPlanet visits its San Francisco offices to get a first look. [Read more]...
About.me blends the personal, professional you online (video)
With strategic buy-up, YouSendIt plans to do more than file delivery

Airbnb co-founder Joe Gebbia on his amazing experience in Amsterdam at #TNW2012

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Joe Gebbia may be one of the most awesome founders in startup land. He’s super cool for hundreds of reasons but I’ll tell you two. First, his company is skyrocketing in growth and changing the world as we know it (for the better), and second, the guy has a heart...
Airbnb co-founder Joe Gebbia on his amazing experience in Amsterdam at #TNW2012
Google Knowledge Graph launching worldwide tomorrow, for English users

Glu Mobile cuts staff in Kirkland and San Francisco offices, closes Sao Paulo office

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Mobile game developer and publisher Glu Mobile announced today that it has cut 25 percent of its staff from the Kirkland, Wash. office and five percent from the San Francisco office as well as shut down its Sao Paulo office to concentrate resources in Glu Mobile’s six other offices. Glu...
Glu Mobile cuts staff in Kirkland and San Francisco offices, closes Sao Paulo office

Zynga quietly laid off more than 100 employees during Apple's press event

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While most of the world was focused on Apple’s (AAPL) press event in San Francisco on Tuesday, Zynga (ZNGA) reportedly shut down its Boston offices and laid off more than 100 employees around the country. The story began circulating on Twitter earlier this afternoon and has since been confirmed by...
Zynga quietly laid off more than 100 employees during Apple's press event
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