Techmeme

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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
Nitasha Tiku / Betabeat:
New York State Pensions Are Funding Startups: The Limited Partners VCs Rarely Discuss   —  Movable Ink cofounder Vivek Sharma and Mr. DiNapoli via Twitter @NYSComptroller  —  When a startup raises a round of funding, the news typically includes a list of venture capital firms and angel investors that participated.
May 10, 2012, 10:35 AMIn context
Nitasha Tiku / Betabeat:
Nokia Repays $420 K. Grant For Failing To Create Lasting Jobs in New York   —  Nokia's renovated headquarters via PerkinsWill.com  —  This week, Nokia, the Finnish phone company currently taking a beating on its bottom line, was forced to pay back $420,000 for a broken deal to bring jobs …
May 2, 2012, 11:05 AMIn context
Nitasha Tiku / Betabeat:
As ‘Why I Left’ Letters Reach Meme Proportions, Startups Hope Goldman's Moral Loss Is Their Gain   —  If there were a more visual element (perhaps a honey badger or LOLcat) attached to the “Why I Left Company X” genre, the meme would already be cresting to the top of BuzzFeed.
Mar 14, 2012, 11:40 AMIn context
Nitasha Tiku / Betabeat:
Branch Joins Obvious Corp, Picks Up $2 M. from Lerer Ventures and SV Angel, and Heads East to Betaworks   —  Branch cofounders via bulletin.branch.com  —  When you've got Evan Williams, John Borthwick, and Max Levchin chatting it up on your “curated discussion platform,” …
Mar 6, 2012, 7:35 PMIn context

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