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The Fire Eagle Flies. Tom Coates The Latest To Leave Yahoo’s Nest

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The Fire Eagle Flies. Tom Coates The Latest To Leave Yahoo’s Nest

Another hyperlocal journalism effort dies as NBC shuts down pioneering startup EveryBlock

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Not long ago, “hyperlocal” was the buzzword of the day in the digital media business, and a number of major media entities — including the New York Times and AOL — either acquired or started their own efforts in that direction. Now one of the pioneers of that movement has...
Another hyperlocal journalism effort dies as NBC shuts down pioneering startup EveryBlock

The Fire Eagle Flies. Tom Coates The Latest To Leave Yahoo’s Nest

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Everyone is talking about location now. But back in 2007, basically no one was talking about it. But Tom Coates was. That’s the year that Fire Eagle, an early location platform spearheaded by Coates first peeked its head out of Yahoo’s now-defunct Brickhouse. Yes, Yahoo had the pieces in place...
The Fire Eagle Flies. Tom Coates The Latest To Leave Yahoo’s Nest

Yahoo Sending "Welcome (Back)" Packages To Former Employees, Trying To Get Them To Come Back

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This is the official Yahoo “employee welcome” kit. Except the employee in question, founder Tom Coates, doesn’t work at Yahoo. He used to.  Over the past couple of months, Yahoo recruiters have reached out to ex-VPs, low-level engineers and PMs who used to work for Yahoo with these packets, with...
Yahoo Sending "Welcome (Back)" Packages To Former Employees, Trying To Get Them To Come Back

Meet 'House of Coates', the adorable home that automatically updates its own Twitter account

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Technology holds the key to automating many of the repetitive and arduous tasks associated with housekeeping. It’s why products such as Nest, an intelligent thermostat that automatically adjusts the temperature in your home, have proven so popular. The next phase, it would seem, is building a human interface based on...
Meet 'House of Coates', the adorable home that automatically updates its own Twitter account
Marissa Mayer And Yahoo Try An Aggressive Tactic To Hire Back Former Employees (YHOO)

Searching for the Location Gold Mine

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Investments into the next generation of location and augmented reality applications these days are as big as the buzz surrounding them. But while we’re seeing amazing apps and demonstrations, we’re still not seeing compelling revenue models. On Wednesday, April 28, a select group of about 75 entrepreneurs, investors and technologists...
Searching for the Location Gold Mine
This Guy Hacked His House To Have Its Own Twitter Feed
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