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Nitasha Tiku / Valleywag:
Here Is How Foursquare Plans On Turning Your Life Into Ads   —  On stage at TechCrunch Disrupt earlier today (RIP, Sam Biddle's press credentials!)  Foursquare CEO Dennis Crowley acknowledged the haters, before offering a confident dismissal: “I think there are a lot of people …
Apr 29, 2013, 2:55 PMIn context
Nitasha Tiku / Betabeat:
String of Executive Departures Leaves a Leadership Vacuum at the Top of Tumblr   —  Late Tuesday night, while most of New York City was “afk” enjoying the balmy weather, Tumblr CEO David Karp snuck a post onto the staff blog paying tribute to Storyboard—a team of journalists and editors assigned to …
Apr 11, 2013, 4:45 PMIn context
Nitasha Tiku / Betabeat:
Uber Limo Driver Allegedly Raped a 20-Year-Old Customer In D.C., But Won't Be Prosecuted   —  The Washington Post reports that a 35-year-old limousine driver named Anouar Habib Trabelsi allegedly raped a 20-year-old passenger.  The woman used Uber's smartphone app to e-hail a black car …
Mar 15, 2013, 2:00 PMIn context
Nitasha Tiku / Betabeat:
IAC Has Shut Down Hatch Labs, Its Incubator for Mobile Apps   —  Multiple sources have told Betabeat that IAC shuttered Hatch Labs—its incubator for building mobile tools, apps, and platforms—on December 31st.  Hatch Labs closed both its fifth floor offices in the IAC building on 18th street and in Los Angeles.
Feb 2, 2013, 10:50 PMIn context
Nitasha Tiku / Betabeat:
She Speaks!  Silicon Swindler Shirley Hornstein Comes Clean   —  Last August, TechCrunch broke the story of Shirley Hornstein, a Photoshopping fabricator who ingratiated herself into Silicon Valley circles by name-dropping non-existent connections.  Her behavior eventually prompted Founders Fund …
Jan 29, 2013, 1:55 PMIn context
Nitasha Tiku / Betabeat:
Taxi & Limousine Commission Tells Uber They Can't Legally Operate a Taxi App In NYC, Uber CEO Disagrees   —  “We got a love letter from the TLC,” Uber CEO Travis Kalanick just told Betabeat over the phone.  He was referring, sarcastically, to a statement just issued by the Taxi and Limousine Commission to …
Sep 7, 2012, 9:00 AMIn context
Nitasha Tiku / Betabeat:
Uber Is Close to Launching a Taxi App to Hail and Pay for Yellow Cabs in New York City   —  A source has informed Betabeat that Uber—the pricey, San Francisco-based request-a-ride app for black cars—plans on an imminent launch for a similar service for yellow cabs in New York City.
Sep 4, 2012, 8:30 PMIn context
Nitasha Tiku / Betabeat:
Former Twitter CTO Greg Pass Tapped as Founding Entrepreneurial Officer for Cornell Tech Campus   —  CornellNYC Tech, the applied sciences campus slated for Roosevelt Island, isn't wasting anytime establishing its ties to the tech industry.  On Monday, Larry Page shlepped out to Chelsea …
May 23, 2012, 9:55 PMIn context
Nitasha Tiku / Betabeat:
Kevin Ryan Asks Jetsetter CEO Drew Patterson to Step Down After ‘Mutiny’ From Staffers   —  Gilt Groupe founder Kevin Ryan and Gilt Groupe chairman Susan Lyne spent Monday in meetings at the offices of Jetsetter, an independent deals site for luxury travel bookings under the Gilt umbrella.
May 15, 2012, 3:55 PMIn context
Nitasha Tiku / Betabeat:
NYU Senior's Cellphone Startup Faces ‘Malicious Network Attack’ on Launch Day   —  We were immediately intrigued by AllThingsD's story about enterprising NYU senior John Mardini's new startup, Voyager Mobile.  For one, Mr. Mardini wants to open cheap cellphone services to the public via …
May 15, 2012, 10:25 AMIn context

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