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Nitasha Tiku / Betabeat:
Surprising New Figure in the Piracy Wars?  Swizz Beatz, Megaupload.com's Secret CEO   —  Incriminating evidence?  —  UPDATE: Federal Prosecutors Shut Down File Sharing Site Megaupload for Piracy Violations  —  With all the blackouts and SOPA?  PIPA?  NOPA! chanting yesterday …
Jan 19, 2012, 1:50 PMIn context
Nitasha Tiku / Betabeat:
Exclusive: Leaked Details of How Facebook Plans To Sell Your Timeline to Advertisers   —  Screengrab from an October 2011 presentation “Facebook Updates” … If you logged onto Facebook yesterday, perhaps you caught a link at the top of the News Feed that read: “About Ads: Ever wonder how Facebook makes money?
Dec 23, 2011, 12:20 PMIn context
Nitasha Tiku / Betabeat:
Leonardo DiCaprio Follows Ashton Kutcher's Lead Into Startupland as a Tech Investor and Advisor   —  I'm the king of [the world] Startupland!  —  Startup fever just hit the Hollywood A-list.  Mobli, a visual social platform, announced today that Leonardo DiCaprio was one of the …
Oct 25, 2011, 4:05 PMIn context
Nitasha Tiku / Betabeat:
The Social Networker: Brooke Hammerling's New York Stock Is Rising   —  Ms. Hammerling at a party held in Larry Ellison's San Francisco home.  —  “I'm not looking to be a PR firm,” Brooke Hammerling, founder of Brew Media Relations, a boutique agency that represents tech startups …
Oct 5, 2011, 5:35 AMIn context
Nitasha Tiku / Betabeat:
Two New Tech Funds Prepare to Launch In New York and One of Them Is Massive   —  Former Greycroft venture partner, Mr. Sheynkman  —  Two new funds have emerged with plenty of rations to get you through the coming startup winter, and they're both led by some familiar names.
Sep 30, 2011, 11:40 AMIn context
Nitasha Tiku / Betabeat:
Will Stanford Take the F Train to Silicon Island?  Tensions Rise as Deadline for Tech Campus Approaches   —  Here on Silicon Island?  —  “One of the things that infuriates me personally is we always seem to get left out of the conversation,” said Queens Civic Congress president Patricia Dolan.
Sep 29, 2011, 10:15 PMIn context
Nitasha Tiku / Betabeat:
Exclusive: Shake Up and Resignations at Uber's New York Office, CEO Travis Kalanick Explains   —  Lone Ranger?  Image via NextGen  —  Betabeat just learned that Uber's three-person New York office, which opened four months ago, has already weathered a couple big staffing shake-ups.
Sep 20, 2011, 4:20 PMIn context
Nitasha Tiku / Betabeat:
What Startup Winter?  Union Square Ventures Is Raising a $150 to $200 Million Fund   —  Equity moves everything around me.  —  Early last month, based on the volatility and vagaries of the public market, Union Square Ventures' partner Albert Wenger urged startups to go out and get that VC paper “ASAP” while they still could.
Sep 15, 2011, 10:30 AMIn context
Nitasha Tiku / Betabeat:
Conan O'Brien's Burbank TV Studio Is Up for Rent on Airbnb   —  Need a place to stay in L.A. from October 10th-13th?  Well, perhaps Airbnb can interest you in a “cozy and charming” 25000 sq. ft. in the heart of Burbank.  The kitchenette comes stocked with its very own intern, although the shower sitch could get a little hairy.
Sep 6, 2011, 11:40 PMIn context
Nitasha Tiku / Betabeat:
Raiders of the Last Nerd   —  “If I'm not the most well-connected guy in New York, I'm one of them for sure,” Dave Carvajal told The Observer, leaning back into his chair at the Park Avenue South headquarters of Dave Partners, the executive search firm he founded in 2009.
Jul 28, 2011, 8:30 AMIn context

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