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Facebook Australia chief Paul Borrud Resigns

on January 19, 2012 | Facebook | Comments (0)
Facebook Australia chief Paul Borrud Resigns

Paul Borrud has been the man in charge of leading the sales effort for Facebook in Australia and New Zealand since 2009. However, Mr Borrud has resigned from his post at Facebook, looking to spend more time with his family and personal quests. Originally Paul worked at Facebook for over 6 years and relocated from San […]

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Yelp to file for IPO

on November 18, 2011 | Yelp | Comments (0)
Yelp to file for IPO

Local Recommendations website Yelp is looking to file for Initial Public Offering (IPO) so it can raise $100 million USD. No price per share has been determined yet, but the company is expected to have a valuation of around $1-$2 billion USD. Google offered Yelp $500 million for the site last year, which Yelp declined. […]

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Facebook CTO Brett Taylor at Web 2.0 Summit

on October 21, 2011 | Facebook | Comments (0)
Facebook CTO Brett Taylor at Web 2.0 Summit

It’s a shame that Mark Zuckerberg couldn’t go along to the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco but one of his technology leaders, Chief Technology Officer at Facebook, Brett Taylor has sat down with Tim O’Reilly to discuss Facebook, Social networking and Google Plus. You may not be aware but Brett Taylor is the founder […]

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Web 2.0 Summit – San Francisco Video

on October 18, 2011 | Internet | Comments (0)
Web 2.0 Summit - San Francisco Video

In the US, the Web 2.0 Summit is currently underway. Today there is discussion with: – Dick Costolo, Twitter CEO – Mark Pincus, Zynga founder – Paul Otellini, Intel CEO – Marc Benioff, Salesforce CEO – Christopher Poole, 4chan founder – Sean Parker, former Facebook President Watch here:

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Facebook has huge event tomorrow: F8 Conference

on September 21, 2011 | Facebook | Comments (0)
Facebook has huge event tomorrow: F8 Conference

Tomorrow (Thursday 22 September US time) Facebook is holding their annual F8 conference in San Francisco to update Developers, Platform partners and the press what Facebook’s plans are and new products. Some of the topics for discussion are as follows: 1. Facebook music service that allows users to share what music they are listening to. […]

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Foursquare raises another $50 million VC funding

Foursquare raises another $50 million VC funding

Geolocation Mobile App – Foursquare recently hit 10 million users worldwide and is signing deals with major companies who want to integrate with Foursquare on an almost weekly basis. Foursquare has now raised another $50 Million USD from tech venture capitalists; Andreessen-Horowitz, O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures, Union Square Ventures, as well as Spark Capital. Rougly 1 […]

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Barbie Joins Foursquare as Celebrity Guest

Barbie Joins Foursquare as Celebrity Guest

Barbie doll has joined Foursquare (and also Twitter) so promote the new Video Girl ambition Barbie. This new Barbie will be able to record video which you can download and edit on your computer + all the original things Barbie can do. Barbie will be a celebrity Foursquare user to entice location-based scavenger hunts. These […]

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Google I/O conference Day 1 San Francisco

on May 20, 2010 | Google | Comments (0)
Google I/O conference Day 1 San Francisco

Recap from Google I/O conference Day 1 – San Francisco What does I/O mean? mainly known for the input/output function, but Google is redefining it as innovation/openness. HTML5 is seen as the future of web development and applications, even mobile applications – allowing speed and less bandwidth consumption. Google co-founder and CEO Sergey Brin admits […]

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