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Greenwich Time
Quartz to Text You the News, Joining Other SMS-Based ServicesWill texting be the new hip, retro user experience for digital content? Digita
Quartz to Text You the News, Joining Other SMS-Based Services
Greenwich Time / Posted 2 hours ago
Will texting be the new hip, retro user experience for digital content? Digital news outlet Quartz, which is owned by the parent company of The Atlantic, just announced a new app for displaying and featuring news that looks and operates like the... Read more
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The News-Times
Quartz to Text You the News, Joining Other SMS-Based ServicesWill texting be the new hip, retro user experience for digital content? Digita
Quartz to Text You the News, Joining Other SMS-Based Services
The News-Times / Posted 2 hours ago
Will texting be the new hip, retro user experience for digital content? Digital news outlet Quartz, which is owned by the parent company of The Atlantic, just announced a new app for displaying and featuring news that looks and operates like the... Read more
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Entrpreneur
Quartz to Text You the News, Joining Other SMS-Based ServicesWill texting be the new hip, retro user experience for digital content? Digita
Quartz to Text You the News, Joining Other SMS-Based Services
Entrpreneur / Posted 6 hours ago
Will texting be the new hip, retro user experience for digital content? Digital news outlet Quartz, which is owned by the parent company of The Atlantic, just announced a new app for displaying and featuring news that looks and operates like the... Read more
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SiliconANGLE
Veniam lands $22M Series B to expand Internet of Moving Things, aims to disrupt connected cars, smart citiesVeniam, a European startup building what it calls the “Internet of Moving Thing
Veniam lands $22M Series B to expand Internet of Moving Things, aims to disrupt connected cars, smart cities
SiliconANGLE / Posted yesterday
Veniam, a European startup building what it calls the “Internet of Moving Things”, has raised a $22 million Series B round led by Verizon Ventures. The round included new investors Cisco Investments, Orange Digital Ventures, and Yamaha Motor... Read more
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Slate
Activists Are Fighting Facebook and T-Mobile Over Zero-Rating. What Is That?This piece was originally published in New America’s digital magazine,the New A
Activists Are Fighting Facebook and T-Mobile Over Zero-Rating. What Is That?
Slate / Posted 4 days ago
This piece was originally published in New America’s digital magazine,the New America Weekly. You may have only just wrapped your head around the term net neutrality, but there’s a new Internet policy buzzword in town: zero-rating. India’s main... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Foursquare is a data company, not a social network, says its top investorFoursquare used to be synonymous with check-ins and becoming "mayor" of locatio
Foursquare is a data company, not a social network, says its top investor
Stamford Advocate / Posted 8 days ago
Foursquare used to be synonymous with check-ins and becoming "mayor" of locations when it launched in 2009. Seven years later, the social component of checking into a location to let your friends know where you are is just one of the business... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Foursquare is a data company, not a social network, says its top investorFoursquare used to be synonymous with check-ins and becoming "mayor" of locatio
Foursquare is a data company, not a social network, says its top investor
Connecticut Post / Posted 8 days ago
Foursquare used to be synonymous with check-ins and becoming "mayor" of locations when it launched in 2009. Seven years later, the social component of checking into a location to let your friends know where you are is just one of the business... Read more
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TechCrunch
“Think Of Foursquare More Like comScore Than Instagram” -Fred WilsonFoursquare is not a consumer social app business, it’s a data company. And only
“Think Of Foursquare More Like comScore Than Instagram” -Fred Wilson
TechCrunch / Posted 8 days ago
Foursquare is not a consumer social app business, it’s a data company. And only when it admitted that to itself and revalued as such was it able to pull in more capital and keep chugging. Today at LA’s Upfront Summit, Foursquare’s lead investor from... Read more
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E-Commerce Times
Foursquare Shifts GearsFoursquare on Thursday announced that cofounder Dennis Crowley has assumed a ne
Foursquare Shifts Gears
E-Commerce Times / Posted 14 days ago
Foursquare on Thursday announced that cofounder Dennis Crowley has assumed a new executive role, and that it has raised US$45 million in a new round of funding led by Union Square Ventures. Crowley has moved from his perch as CEO into the newly... Read more
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Finextra
Citi Ventures invests in C2FOCiti Ventures has made a strategic investment in Kansas City-based working capi
Citi Ventures invests in C2FO
Finextra / Posted 15 days ago
Citi Ventures has made a strategic investment in Kansas City-based working capital marketplace C2FO. Terms of the arrangement have not been disclosed. Citi's venture fund joins the likes of Temasek and Union Square Ventures as backers of C2FO, which... Read more
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Ars Technica
Three reasons why Bitcoin isn’t dead yetFurther Reading Or, why Bitcoin XT, as based on Satoshi Nakamoto's vision, sho
Three reasons why Bitcoin isn’t dead yet
Ars Technica / Posted 17 days ago
Further Reading Or, why Bitcoin XT, as based on Satoshi Nakamoto's vision, should be welcomed.About a week ago, colleagues were sending me copies of a Medium post ricocheting all over the Internet: a crucial Bitcoin developer, Mike Hearn, was... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
3 Tips for Dealing With the Inevitable Departure of Key EmployeesMy father's generation, and many before him, had very defined expectations abou
3 Tips for Dealing With the Inevitable Departure of Key Employees
Stamford Advocate / Posted 21 days ago
My father's generation, and many before him, had very defined expectations about work and careers. When they were young, they were expected to go to school or learn a trade, then work in the same job their entire career -- and most of them... Read more
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Connecticut Post
3 Tips for Dealing With the Inevitable Departure of Key EmployeesMy father's generation, and many before him, had very defined expectations abou
3 Tips for Dealing With the Inevitable Departure of Key Employees
Connecticut Post / Posted 21 days ago
My father's generation, and many before him, had very defined expectations about work and careers. When they were young, they were expected to go to school or learn a trade, then work in the same job their entire career -- and most of them... Read more
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Greenwich Time
3 Tips for Dealing With the Inevitable Departure of Key EmployeesMy father's generation, and many before him, had very defined expectations abou
3 Tips for Dealing With the Inevitable Departure of Key Employees
Greenwich Time / Posted 21 days ago
My father's generation, and many before him, had very defined expectations about work and careers. When they were young, they were expected to go to school or learn a trade, then work in the same job their entire career -- and most of them... Read more
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The News-Times
3 Tips for Dealing With the Inevitable Departure of Key EmployeesMy father's generation, and many before him, had very defined expectations abou
3 Tips for Dealing With the Inevitable Departure of Key Employees
The News-Times / Posted 21 days ago
My father's generation, and many before him, had very defined expectations about work and careers. When they were young, they were expected to go to school or learn a trade, then work in the same job their entire career -- and most of them... Read more
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Entrpreneur
3 Tips for Dealing With the Inevitable Departure of Key EmployeesJoin us in Miami, Chicago or Denver for our Accelerate Your Business event seri
3 Tips for Dealing With the Inevitable Departure of Key Employees
Entrpreneur / Posted 22 days ago
Join us in Miami, Chicago or Denver for our Accelerate Your Business event series kicking off in February. Discover solutions to optimize team performance, improve company productivity, and position your business for continued success. See dates and... Read more
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E-Commerce Times
Foursquare Shifts GearsFoursquare on Thursday announced that cofounder Dennis Crowley has assumed a ne
Foursquare Shifts Gears
E-Commerce Times / Posted 27 days ago
Foursquare on Thursday announced that cofounder Dennis Crowley has assumed a new executive role, and that it has raised US$45 million in a new round of funding led by Union Square Ventures. Crowley has moved from his perch as CEO into the newly... Read more
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Fast Company Magazine
Bitcoin A "Failed" Experiment, Says Departing DeveloperBitcoin developer Mike Hearn said the cryptocurrency has "failed" in a widely c
Bitcoin A "Failed" Experiment, Says Departing Developer
Fast Company Magazine / Posted 28 days ago
Bitcoin developer Mike Hearn said the cryptocurrency has "failed" in a widely circulated Medium post this week, announcing an end to his involvement with bitcoin. "The fundamentals are broken and whatever happens to the price in the short term, the... Read more
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Red Herring
Foursquare raises $45m, but valuation reportedly slashed — Red HerringFoursquare, the location-based mobile app allowing users to check in and review
Foursquare raises $45m, but valuation reportedly slashed — Red Herring
Red Herring / Posted 28 days ago
Foursquare, the location-based mobile app allowing users to check in and review locations, has raised $45 million in Series E funding led by Union Square Ventures. The funding round, which also included participation from Morgan Stanley Alternative... Read more
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Calcutta News
Foursquare strives big push with new CEO, $45mn funding NEW YORK Location-sharing mobile app Foursquare may not have turned into a mo
Foursquare strives big push with new CEO, $45mn funding
Calcutta News / Posted 28 days ago
NEW YORK Location-sharing mobile app Foursquare may not have turned into a moneymaking business over the six years since it was founded but its architects have not given up as yet. Chief... Read more
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FOX 11 Reno
Foursquare gets $45M and a new CEONEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Foursquare just announced some major changes: $45 millio
Foursquare gets $45M and a new CEO
FOX 11 Reno / Posted 28 days ago
NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- Foursquare just announced some major changes: $45 million in funding and a new CEO. The startup rose to popularity seven years ago with its location-based check-in app. On Thursday, the company announced the new round of... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Foursquare CEO steps down; company raises US$45 million in fundingREUTERS: Foursquare's chief executive, Dennis Crowley, is stepping down and wil
Foursquare CEO steps down; company raises US$45 million in funding
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 29 days ago
REUTERS: Foursquare's chief executive, Dennis Crowley, is stepping down and will be succeeded by Jeff Glueck, the company's current chief operating officer. Foursquare, which makes apps that helps users find restaurants and stores and "check" into... Read more
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Reuters
Foursquare CEO steps down; company raises $45 million in fundingCo-founder of Foursquare Dennis Crowley presents an award during the 15th annua
Foursquare CEO steps down; company raises $45 million in funding
Reuters / Posted 29 days ago
Co-founder of Foursquare Dennis Crowley presents an award during the 15th annual Webby Awards in New York June 13, 2011. Foursquare's chief executive, Dennis Crowley, is stepping down and will be succeeded by Jeff Glueck, the company's current chief... Read more
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AdWeek
Foursquare CEO Dennis Crowley Steps Aside, and COO Jeff Glueck Is Elevated to Top SpotFoursquare co-founder Dennis Crowley has stepped aside as CEO of the company, a
Foursquare CEO Dennis Crowley Steps Aside, and COO Jeff Glueck Is Elevated to Top Spot
AdWeek / Posted 29 days ago
Foursquare co-founder Dennis Crowley has stepped aside as CEO of the company, and he's been replaced by Jeff Glueck, who has been the tech player's COO for 18 months. Crowley will serve as executive chairman of the 7-year-old mobile app. In addition,... Read more
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Entrpreneur
Foursquare Raises $45 Million and Gets New CEOFoursquare CEO and co-founder Dennis Crowley has relinquished his chief executi
Foursquare Raises $45 Million and Gets New CEO
Entrpreneur / Posted 29 days ago
Foursquare CEO and co-founder Dennis Crowley has relinquished his chief executive role to Jeff Glueck, the company’s chief operating officer for the past year and half. Glueck was previously chief marketing officer of Travelocity. Crowley will become... Read more
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Market Watch
Foursquare founder steps down as CEO amid shrinking valuationDennis Crowley is stepping down as chief executive of Foursquare Inc. after str
Foursquare founder steps down as CEO amid shrinking valuation
Market Watch / Posted 29 days ago
Dennis Crowley is stepping down as chief executive of Foursquare Inc. after struggling to turn the location-sharing mobile app into a moneymaking business over the seven years since he founded it. Jeff Glueck, who joined Foursquare as its operating... Read more
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Business Insider
Foursquare gets a new CEO and raises a $45 million pile of cash from Morgan Stanley and a bunch of its earliest investorsThe company has raised $45 million in an equity round led by one of its angel i
Foursquare gets a new CEO and raises a $45 million pile of cash from Morgan Stanley and a bunch of its earliest investors
Business Insider / Posted 29 days ago
The company has raised $45 million in an equity round led by one of its angel investors, Union Square Ventures, and its co-founder Dennis Crowley is giving up his CEO title. Other early Foursquare investors Andreessen Horowitz, Spark Capital and DFJ... Read more
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Business Standard India
On display at Las Vegas, tech ideas in their awkward adolescenceOver the next couple of CESes, there's a good chance we will see a lot of devic
On display at Las Vegas, tech ideas in their awkward adolescence
Business Standard India / Posted 1 months ago
Over the next couple of CESes, there's a good chance we will see a lot of devices that will feel not quite readyOver the next couple of CESes, there's a good chance we will see a lot of... Read more

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