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Sarah Frier

Based out of New York, covering everything from startups to IBM.

Caterina Fake, co-founder of Hunch and Flickr, in New York on June 14, 2010.

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Caterina Fake, co-founder of Hunch and Flickr, in New York on June 14, 2010.

Mobile First? For Flickr Co-Founder’s Startup Findery, It’s Second

It may seem strange that in our smartphone-obsessed world, Caterina Fake’s startup Findery is just now launching a mobile application, after building the business for the desktop first. With mobile usage set to eclipse desktop usage in the U.S., some...

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Ethan Beard, who left Facebook to join Greylock Partners, appears at the Le Web 2010 conference in Paris.

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Ethan Beard, who left Facebook to join Greylock Partners, appears at the Le Web 2010 conference in Paris.

Former Facebook Executive Joins Greylock

Ethan Beard, who left Facebook after its initial public offering in 2012, has found his next gig as entrepreneur-in-residence at venture-capital firm Greylock Partners. Beard formerly ran developer relations and product marketing for Facebook’s platform. “My goal is to start...

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Snapchat is a popular way to send a quick photo to friends, but the app has its limitations in the workplace.

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Snapchat is a popular way to send a quick photo to friends, but the app has its limitations in the workplace.

Why Snapchat and Business Aren’t a Perfect Match

Howard Lerman, the CEO of location-services provider Yext, was interested in acquiring a smaller company last August, but he didn’t know what its executives would be willing to sell for. So Lerman, whose company has received about $70 million in...

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Employees at Twitter's San Francisco headquarters in 2009.

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Employees at Twitter's San Francisco headquarters in 2009.

Twitter Ranks 5th in Engineer Pay Behind Google and Yahoo: Study

Plenty of Twitter employees can look forward to becoming paper millionaires when the company goes public, but for now, engineers at Google and Yahoo! take home bigger paychecks on average. Twitter ranks fifth in engineer pay with an average of...

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Twitter's IPO has been a source of speculation, but co-founder Dorsey says it's not on Twitter executives' minds.

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Twitter's IPO has been a source of speculation, but co-founder Dorsey says it's not on Twitter executives' minds.

Twitter Co-Founder Dorsey ‘Not Even Thinking’ About IPO

Twitter’s initial public offering could be the biggest for a consumer web company since Facebook. But executives have so far declined to say when it might happen, and co-founder Jack Dorsey said the company is “not even thinking about it”...

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Foursquare CEO Dennis Crowley is hoping to use a new round of cash to prove that his mobile app can be a viable business.

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Foursquare CEO Dennis Crowley is hoping to use a new round of cash to prove that his mobile app can be a viable business.

Checking Into What’s Behind Foursquare’s $41 Million Infusion

Foursquare, the New York-based company that makes an application for checking into locations and discovering places to go, just got a big cash infusion. This comes after months of doom and gloom talk about the company’s future, Bloomberg Businessweek reported today. The round, structured...

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A chicken soup dish with accoutrements is served at Naamyaa Cafe in London

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A chicken soup dish with accoutrements is served at Naamyaa Cafe in London

Hungry for Photos: OpenTable Buying Foodspotting for $10 Million

A picture may be worth a thousand words, but photos of restaurant food are apparently worth $10 million. OpenTable, the online restaurant reservation company, is announcing today it’s paying that amount to buy Foodspotting, a smartphone application that lets people share...

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Aereo CEO Chet Kanojia says the company is working on new social-networking features for its online TV service.

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Aereo CEO Chet Kanojia says the company is working on new social-networking features for its online TV service.

Aereo’s $38 Million Helps Fund Expansion and Social TV Efforts

Despite protests from media companies, Internet television provider Aereo is expanding into more cities with new products, fueled by a $38 million financing round. Aereo streams live TV to customers’ computers and mobile devices by picking up broadcasts the old-fashioned way —...

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