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Former WaveGroup Sound Staffers Are Now Facebook's 'Full-Time Sound-Design Team' - Posted August 27, 2014
Facebook's latest "acqu-hire" is a sound one, literally, as r... [AllFacebook]

REPORT: Foreclosed? Facebook Disbands Home Team - Posted June 27, 2014
In February, Facebook Director of Engineering Jocelyn Goldfein said the social network... [AllFacebook]

Uber Offers Taxi Drivers a Ride to Their Own Protest - Posted June 11, 2014
This morning we read news of the massive traffic-blocking protests that have greeted most-expensive-startup-ever Uber as it tries to conquer Europe. VentureBeat just ... [PRNewser]

REPORT: Facebook To Host Academics-Only Sociology Conference - Posted June 9, 2014
Is the world's largest social network dipping its toes into sociology? ... [AllFacebook]

REPORT: Facebook Working On Mobile Analytics - Posted March 24, 2014
Facebook's transformation into... [AllFacebook]

Pitching Advice from a Former Tech Journalist - Posted March 24, 2014
Bekah Grant is no longer a tech journalist. But she covered startups, apps and acquisitions (aka our clients) for more than two years at VentureBeat, and she has some advice worth heeding beyond these truth bombs: Beware: If your pitch is made up of more than 50% jargon, I will delete it. --... [PRNewser]

Will Sheryl Sandberg Lean In To Disney? - Posted March 12, 2014
With Disney CEO Bob Iger ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook In Talks With Advocacy Groups, Working To Prevent Gun Sales On Facebook, Instagram - Posted February 25, 2014
Facebook is in talks with representatives of advocacy group Mayors Against Illegal Guns and ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Director Of Engineering Jocelyn Goldfein: 'We're Not Done With Home' - Posted February 18, 2014
Despite the lukewarm reception it has received, Home, Facebook's ... [AllFacebook]

Dylan Tweney Named EIC of VentureBeat - Posted December 12, 2013
Dylan Tweney, a senior editor at Wired.com from 2007 to 2011, has been named editor-in-chief of VentureBeat, a site covering emerging tech and companies. Tweney has served as executive editor of VentureBeat since 201... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Dylan Tweney Named EIC of VentureBeat - Posted December 12, 2013
Dylan Tweney, a senior editor at Wired.com from 2007 to 2011, has been named editor-in-chief of VentureBeat, a site covering emerging tech and companies. Tweney has served as executive editor of VentureBeat since 201... [FishbowlNY]

Learn from Netflix, Dropbox, Airbnb, and More Cloud Companies at CloudBeat 2013 - Posted August 13, 2013
With a bright idea and a credit card, hundreds of startups and small businesses have launched and scaled in the last few years thanks to affordable clou... [SocialTimes.com]

Zynga Gambles On Real-Money Gambling Games On Facebook In U.K. - Posted July 10, 2013
Struggling game developer Zynga is gambling on gambling, launching real-money Facebook gambling games including ZyngaPlusPoker and ZyngaPlusCasino in the U.K., where ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook: No Government Organization Was Provided With Direct Access To Our Servers - Posted June 7, 2013
Facebook responded to the ... [AllFacebook]

What Was Google's Reaction To Facebook Home? - Posted April 5, 2013
Despite being the creator of the Android mobile operating system that w... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Yanks Data From Yandex's Mobile App, A Graph Search Competitor - Posted January 24, 2013
Thursday, Russian search engine Yandex released a mobile application, Wonder, that was something like ... [AllFacebook]

New Facebook Country Metrics Expose Pages That Purchased Likes - Posted January 9, 2013
In an effort to get a leg up on Facebook marketing, many like-obsessed pages resort to buying fans -- fake profi... [Lost Remote]

New Facebook Country Metrics Expose Pages That Purchased Likes - Posted January 9, 2013
In an effort to get a leg up on Facebook marketing, many like-obsessed pages resort to buying fans -- fake profi... [AllFacebook]

Crack the Code: Pitching Tech and Startup Stories - Posted December 13, 2012
With the media echo chamber focusing on the same top tier tech companies, startups have a harder time getting noticed. But at least now your client's company doesn't have to be from Silicon Valley to gain media traction. New York's own Silicon Alley has ... [PRNewser]

Facebook Testing Audio Alert For Notifications - Posted November 9, 2012
Did you hear that? Facebook is testing a sound to alert users when they receive new ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook's Sean Ryan Discusses The Diversity Of Games And Latest Trends - Posted September 28, 2012
Not long after King.com's Alex Dale weighed in on ... [AllFacebook]

Pitch Yourself as an Expert on Startups for VentureBeat - Posted August 30, 2012
Are you tech-startup-savvy? Well, if you can also crank out breaking news about the biz quickly, VentureBeat might like to assign you stories. And, lucky for you, many freelancers become regular contributors after showing their skills. "We don't w... [SocialTimes.com]

Cover Startups at VentureBeat - Posted August 30, 2012
Are you tech-startup-savvy? Well, if you can also crank out breaking news about the biz quickly, VentureBeat might like to assign you stories. And, lucky for you, many freelancers become regular contributors after showing their skills. "We don't w... [TVSpy]

Weddings, Engagements Will Be Announced Like Birthdays On Facebook - Posted July 12, 2012
The birthday notification has been a mainstay of the top right corner of your Facebook page for years. Soon, another type of notification will join it ... [AllFacebook]

FindTheBest Distribution Strategy Brings Comparison Engine To Online Content Providers - Posted April 16, 2012
Comparison engine FindTheBest recently released a widget that can help online content creators integrate its data-driven topic comparisons into their pages. An author writing a story about the accounting profession, for instance, can add a widget that provides a single or multiple-product data view of a... [semanticweb.com]

Springpad Gets a New Look, Improved Semantic Search - Posted April 12, 2012
Sarah Mitroff of VentureBeat reports that Springpad, a digital notebook service that we have covered before, has releas... [semanticweb.com]

Springpad Gets a New Look, Improved Semantic Search - Posted April 12, 2012
Sarah Mitroff of VentureBeat reports that Springpad, a digital notebook service that we have covered before, has releas... [AllTwitter]

Revolving Door: 'Today' turns 60, @SpinReviews, Top Media Pinners, and more - Posted January 13, 2012
[caption id="attachment_32565" align="alignleft" width="184" caption="The January 6, 1964 cover"][/caption] Today ... [PRNewser]

Tools Round Up: MyMediaInfo, Cision, ContentAide, and Skype - Posted May 10, 2011
MyMediaInfo has added an international media database to its offerings. The database includes information about journalists and other media contacts in Europe, Asia, South America, Australia, and Africa. The ... [PRNewser]

5WPR Pitches Journalist, Then Sends Him Angry E-mail - Posted November 5, 2010
VentureBeat executive editor Owen Thomas received a pitch from ... [PRNewser]

Federated Media acquires semantic search startup TextDigger - Reuters - Posted August 23, 2010
  ... [semanticweb.com]

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