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Yahoo Co-Founder Jerry Yang Resigns

on January 18, 2012 | Yahoo | Comments (0)
Yahoo Co-Founder Jerry Yang Resigns

Yahoo has announced that Jerry Yang, one of the origional Co-Founders of Yahoo over 17 years ago has resigned from Yahoo’s board of directors. Yahoo recently appointed a new CEO, Scott Thompson who was previously President of Paypal. Jerry Yang co-founded Yahoo in 1994 with Stanford friend David Filo. According to Alexa.com Yahoo is the […]

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Google’s Sergey Brin and Vic Gundotra at Web 2.0 Summit

on October 21, 2011 | Google | Comments (0)
Google's Sergey Brin and Vic Gundotra at Web 2.0 Summit

A very interesting aspect of the Web 2.0 Summit has been the discussion between host Tim O’Reilly with Google Co-Founder Sergey Brin and VP of Engineering Vic Gundotra. They go on to discuss Google Plus, social networking in general, Facebook and what the future holds for Google products and services. One of the funny aspects […]

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Foursquare now with 6 million members and valued at $250 million

on January 25, 2011 | Foursquare | Comments (0)
Foursquare now with 6 million members and valued at $250 million

Foursquare now has 60 staff members supporting a user base of 6 million members globally. Co-Founder Naveen Selvadurai says the company is now with $250 million USD and no interesting in going public at the moment. Foursquare has attracted some of the largest retail brands in in America and is expected to hit 10 million […]

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Who owns Facebook?

on January 20, 2011 | Facebook | Comments (0)
Who owns Facebook?

Facebook has recently had a valuation of $50 Billion USD after Goldman Sachs invested in the company. So who actually owns Facebook? Interestingly enough Mark Zuckerberg, his Facebook staff, and Co-Founders still own over 60% of the company. Here is the breakdown: Facebook staff: 30% Co-founder and CEO, Mark Zuckerberg: 24% Co-founder Dustin Moskovitz: 6% […]

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Twitter is the Number 2 Search Engine

on July 16, 2010 | Twitter | Comments (2)
Twitter is the Number 2 Search Engine

Biz Stone, Twitter Co-Founder has recently commented that Twitter search queries are up 33% in a month. Looking at data from Searchengineland Twitter is now the number 2 queried search engine on the internet. Twitter does 18 billion searches a month, working off the 600 million per day figure? The figure is now closer to […]

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MySpace Co-President Jason Hirschorn departs

on June 18, 2010 | MySpace | Comments (0)
MySpace Co-President Jason Hirschorn departs

MySpace and News Corporation have announced that Co-President Jason Hirschorn has decided to leave the company. MySpace has had quite a few of their executives leave the company over the past year. Chief Digital Officer of News Corp, Jon Miller released the following statement: ‘We fully respect Jason’s decision to leave and his personal desire […]

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Foursquare CEO Dennis Crowley disses Google

on June 8, 2010 | Foursquare Google | Comments (0)
Foursquare CEO Dennis Crowley disses Google

Dennis Crowley the CEO and Co-Founder of mobile Geo-location start-up Foursquare has been known as an outspoken tech enthusiast. Dennis sold his last start-up, Dodgeball, a mobile check-in service similar to Google. The product sat inside Google’s den but not much was made of it, not doubt not getting the full amount of attention Dennis […]

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