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David Kirkpatrick / The Daily Beast:
Marissa Mayer and Google's Local Search Strategy   —  Marissa Mayer, the executive behind Google's search engine, now aims to help the company conquer social media and personalize your Web experience on mobile phones.  She talks to David Kirkpatrick about her war with Facebook.
Jan 11, 2011, 8:10 AMIn context
David Kirkpatrick / The Daily Beast:
Facebook's $50 Billion Goldman Goldmine: Don't Expect an IPO   —  Far from turning up the heat for Facebook to go public, Goldman Sachs' $450 million investment, along with Digital Sky's $50 million more, may actually delay the social-networking giant's IPO, says David Kirkpatrick.
Jan 4, 2011, 3:55 AMIn context
Thomas E. Weber / The Daily Beast:
Cracking the New York Times Popularity Code   —  Just how many people does it take to propel a story onto the Times' influential most-emailed list?  And can it be gamed?  Thomas E. Weber finds the answers.  —  The most-emailed articles list on the New York Times website …
Dec 20, 2010, 2:25 PMIn context
Howard Kurtz / The Daily Beast:
Twitter Takes the Newsroom   —  The media's in trouble.  The microblogging sensation is on fire.  Can Biz Stone's latest gambit help prop up a financially crippled industry?  Howard Kurtz reports.  —  Biz Stone, the funny and engaging co-founder of Twitter, had an unusual message …
Nov 12, 2010, 1:40 AMIn context
Thomas E. Weber / The Daily Beast:
Cracking the Facebook Code   —  How does the social media giant decide who and what to put in your feed?  Tom Weber conducts a one-month experiment to break the algorithm, discovering 10 of Facebook's biggest secrets.  —  The more digital our daily lives become, the more perplexing the questions seem.
Oct 18, 2010, 5:30 PMIn context
Rebecca Davis O'Brien / The Daily Beast:
The Social Network's Female Props   —  Missing from what critics are calling the defining story of our age are female characters who aren't doting groupies, sexed-up Asians, vengeful sluts, or dumpy, feminist killjoys, says Rebecca Davis O'Brien.  By the time Aaron Sorkin and David Fincher's …
Oct 4, 2010, 4:10 AMIn context
Michelle Goldberg / The Daily Beast:
The Woman Who Beat Craigslist   —  Underage girls who say they were sold for sex on the site were behind the battle to shutter its adult-services section.  Michelle Goldberg reports on the inside story of their role—and the remarkable woman who led the fight.
Sep 29, 2010, 8:25 AMIn context
Rebecca O'Brien / The Daily Beast:
My Classmate Mark Zuckerberg   —  As the movie The Social Network rolls toward theaters, Rebecca O'Brien writes about Zuckerberg's reputation around Harvard, his fraternity nickname, and why Facebook was such a hit.  —  Hollywood biopics are often the inverse of political autobiographies …
Sep 8, 2010, 10:45 PMIn context
Leah Culver / The Daily Beast:
Is There a Gender Divide in Startups?   —  The blogosphere has renewed the debate about the gender disparity in the tech industry.  Leah Culver, co-founder of a successful microblogging site, shares what it's like on the frontlines of the startup sex wars.  —  This week TechCrunch editor …
Sep 1, 2010, 7:45 AMIn context
Emily Brill / The Daily Beast:
Harvard vs. Steve Jobs   —  Harvard Law star Jonathan Zittrain is an influential critic of Apple—so why doesn't he talk about donations to his research center from Steve Jobs' competitors?  Emily Brill investigates.  —  Professors at Harvard Law School's influential Berkman Center …
Jul 6, 2010, 12:25 PMIn context

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