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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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Zeebox Pushes for Virtual Living Room: Inside Scoop

On this week’s “The Inside Scoop” podcast, Anthony Rose, chief technology officer and co-founder of Zeebox, talks about efforts by cable companies to entice advertisers by improving audience engagement via the social-TV application Zeebox, which facilitates conversation among fans and...

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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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Amazon.com shows ads to many users of its Kindle e-readers.

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Amazon.com shows ads to many users of its Kindle e-readers.

Amazon Is Quietly Building an Ad Empire

Google and Facebook tend to make the most noise in digital advertising. Amazon.com is a bit of a silent giant, and the online retailer is starting to stir. Last year, Amazon’s advertising revenue increased 46 percent from 2011, reaching $610...

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Nate Silver, Founder & President of fivethirtyeight.com, speaks onstage at the 2013 SXSW Music, Film + Interactive Festival in Austin.

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Nate Silver, Founder & President of fivethirtyeight.com, speaks onstage at the 2013 SXSW Music, Film + Interactive Festival in Austin.

Nate Silver Doesn’t Like Twitter Data

Nate Silver’s credibility may be at an all-time high. After accurately predicting how all 50 states (and the District of Columbia) would tilt in November’s presidential election, Silver’s FiveThirtyEight blog correctly picked Louisville to win the NCAA men’s basketball tournament...

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