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Yammer CEO David Sacks, left, and Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announced in June that the software giant would buy the social networking startup.

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Yammer CEO David Sacks, left, and Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announced in June that the software giant would buy the social networking startup.

Twitter Seen as Losing Yammer’s Support for Patent Initiative

Amid the technology industry’s penchant for patent lawsuits, Twitter unveiled a plan in April designed to curb the court confrontations. The proposal, which limits how companies could use patents against rivals, had a strong ally in Yammer. That might change....

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Facebookipodayclosingprice.com aggregates tweets predicting Facebook’s closing stock price on its first day of trading.

facebookipodayclosingprice.com

Facebookipodayclosingprice.com aggregates tweets predicting Facebook’s closing stock price on its first day of trading.

Coder Heeds Call, Pumps Out Site Predicting Facebook’s Closing Price

When prominent investor Chris Sacca asked on Twitter for someone to “please make http://facebookipodayclosingprice.com,” James Proud answered the call. The 20-year-old registered the domain name and immediately began coding a site that aggregates tweets predicting Facebook’s closing stock price on...

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Twitter executives talked with Tap Tap Tap, maker of the mobile photo app Camera+, about a possible acquisition.

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Twitter executives talked with Tap Tap Tap, maker of the mobile photo app Camera+, about a possible acquisition.

Twitter Said to Have Considered Buying Mobile Photo App Camera+

Soon after Facebook agreed to pay $1 billion for Instagram, social networking rival Twitter considered acquiring a mobile photo-sharing application called Camera+, two people with knowledge of the negotiations said. Twitter executives held several meetings with Camera+ developer Tap Tap...

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The AirBnB of auto repair? Translation: Where customers can find the right mechanics in their neighborhood.

Photographer: Giuseppe Aresu/Bloomberg

The AirBnB of auto repair? Translation: Where customers can find the right mechanics in their neighborhood.

The Airbnb of Car Repair? Welcome to Y Combinator Demo Day

Internet startups are notorious for calling themselves the (insert hot company here) for (insert sector of your startup here). For example: the Facebook for students, the Groupon for travel, or the Twitter for businesses. But the companies presenting at Y...

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