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The Carlyle Group gobbles up Getty Images for a cool $3.3B

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A sample of images from Getty Images. Getty Images, the Seattle distributor of digital images and video, is transitioning from one private equity firm to another. The Carlyle Group announced today that it is paying $3.3 billion to buy Getty Images from Hellman & Friedman, the private equity firm that...
The Carlyle Group gobbles up Getty Images for a cool $3.3B

Ex-MySpace Execs New Social Network “Gravity” Launches To The Public.

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Three MySpace execs left the company in 2009 to launch their own startup, a new social network now called Gravity. Today it is available to the public.While on face value, Gravity might appear to be just another social network, according to an interview with TechCrunch in December, the company is...
Ex-MySpace Execs New Social Network “Gravity” Launches To The Public.
Getty Images acquired in huge $3.3B buyout

RelayRides Founder Shelby Clark Steps Down From Day-To-Day Role, Will Remain On The Board

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RelayRides founder and chief community officer Shelby Clark announced today that he is leaving his day-to-day role with the company, but will remain on the company’s board of directors. The move comes as the company has added and promoted a bunch of executives with more operational experience, and as Clark...
RelayRides Founder Shelby Clark Steps Down From Day-To-Day Role, Will Remain On The Board

Sportingbet and Plumbee pool their bets to create Bonza Gaming

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Gaming companies Sportingbet and Plumbee have announced that they are pairing up in a joint venture called Bonza Gaming. The new, London-based company brings the pair together under the leadership of Rick Brownlow, formerly head of mobile for Sportingbet. The two firms have slightly different approaches to gaming. Plumbee is...
Sportingbet and Plumbee pool their bets to create Bonza Gaming

Chirpify: Buy, Sell, Donate With Your Twitter Account

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It was only a matter of time. Tweets are now transactions. A new service called Chirpify has opened Twitter to e-commerce, enabling people to buy, sell, donate, pay and otherwise transact in-stream with their Twitter accounts. It's a storefront upload that's already being adopted by big companies like Hewlett-Packard,...
Chirpify: Buy, Sell, Donate With Your Twitter Account
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