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Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
Airbnb CFO Andrew Swain has left the company — or so his email auto-responder states, sources told TechCrunch.  We quickly tested the claim for ourselves and, sure enough, it's true.  “Email Not Received,” the subject line of Swain's auto-responder reads.  “Andrew Swain has recently left the company.
Sep 18, 2014, 1:55 PMIn context
Alexia Tsotsis / TechCrunch:
Product Hunt Raises $6 Million From A16Z   —  Product Hunt, the aggregation site that many people consider a direct competitor to TechCrunch and other tech blogs due to its ability to surface new tech products and startups, has raised a hefty series A, we're hearing.
Sep 13, 2014, 7:05 PMIn context
John Paczkowski / Re/code:
Source: Apple Watch battery life is “about a day right now”, Apple trying to improve ahead of launch   —  Code/Red: Apple Watch Battery Life — “Charge Nightly”  —  // HAPPENING TODAY  — Internet Slowdown Day.  — Silicon Valley vanity searches of Vanity Fair's New Establishment list — congrats, bosses.
Sep 10, 2014, 11:55 AMIn context
Eric Johnson / Re/code:
Twitch CEO: “Entire Website” Is a Native Advertising Hub, Not a Store   —  Twitch is already good at selling people on games, but it's not interested in selling the games directly.  —  That's the word from CEO Emmett Shear, asked at TechCrunch Disrupt about how the company plans to integrate with its new owner Amazon.
Sep 9, 2014, 12:00 AMIn context
Josh Constine / TechCrunch:
Uber CEO says company is creating 50K jobs a month, shouldn't be as ruthless now that it's big   —  Uber CEO Thinks It Needs To Be Kinder And Gentler Now That It's On Top  —  Uber CEO Travis Kalanick says he and his company get a bad rap for being aggressive because he learned to be fierce while running his last scrappy startup.
Sep 8, 2014, 2:05 PMIn context
Tom Cheredar / VentureBeat:
Facebook hires team behind WaveGroup for in-house sound design   —  Facebook didn't actually acquire a sound studio, but it did hire audio engineers  —  Part of Facebook's overall strategy appears to include creating original audio content, as evident by a handful of recent hires who previously worked at sound studio WaveGroup Sound.
Aug 26, 2014, 9:55 PMIn context
Sarah Perez / TechCrunch:
IAC Agrees To Work With Regulators On Cyberbullying Protections Following Ask.fm Deal   —  IAC-owned search company Ask.com has acquired the beleaguered anonymous Q&A social network, Ask.fm.  The news was first reported by The New York Times this morning, and IAC and Ask.fm have also confirmed the news to TechCrunch.
Aug 14, 2014, 4:30 PMIn context
Romain Dillet / TechCrunch:
Facebook back up, after being down for almost an hour for many   —  Facebook Is Down For Many  —  Facebook appears to be down right now for many.  If you load the website, you will get an error like the one you can see below.  The website has been down for around 10 minutes now.
Aug 1, 2014, 12:14 PMIn context
Jordan Crook / TechCrunch:
Indiegogo Goes Mobile With International Launch Of iOS App   —  Ever since Indiegogo raised that massive $40 million Series B this year, the crowdfunding platform has been laser-focused on building out its mobile presence.  In fact, CEO Slava Rubin said in an interview with TechCrunch recently …
Jul 31, 2014, 12:45 PMIn context
TechCrunch:
Apple Secretly Acquired “Pandora For Books” Startup BookLamp To Battle Amazon   —  TechCrunch has learned that Apple has made another acquisition, one that it is using to boost its e-books effort and “beat Amazon at its own game.”  It has bought BookLamp, a startup based out of Boise, Idaho …
Jul 25, 2014, 8:35 PMIn context

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