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Spreeify Launches New Mobile Ad Product


Los Angeles-based Spreeify , the developer of display ad technology which is led by Ruben Dua, has rolled out a new product aimed at the mobile market.

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YP Rolls Out New Search Advertising Product


Los Angeles-based b> YP , the provider of business search and local marketing services, said today that it has launched a brand new product. YP said it has launched ypSearch , a new product aimed at small business owners, which both provides search ads on YP''s properties, as well as on major search engines. READ MORE>>.

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StockTwits Connects Firms To Yahoo Finance


San Diego-based StockTwits , the financial micro messaging service headed by Howard Lindzon, is announcing this morning that it has rolled out a new product aimed at Fortune 500 companies. The firm said the new StockTwits Direct service will help public companies communicate their company news and information to their company's Yahoo!

Your Product Needs to be 10x Better than the Competition to Win. Here’s Why:

Both Sides of the Table went on to ink huge distribution deals with Microsoft, AOL & Yahoo! Overture was sold to Yahoo! Overture ( Heresy.

The Future of UX | Retaining Humanity

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This is the message that Jod Kaftan addresses. I had the pleasure of meeting and interviewing Jod at the Los Angeles UX Meetup in the Yahoo!

Helping Consumers Name Their Own Price For Products, With Greentoe


Joe Marrapodi: GreenToe is a name your own price marketplace for products. However, rather than travel services, it''s for products.

Yahoo Outsources Yahoo Shopping To PriceGrabber


Yahoo said Monday that it is dropping its outsource most of Yahoo Shopping, its comparison shopping to Los Angeles-based PriceGrabber , the firm told its developers Monday. Yahoo Shopping is a comparison shopping site which displays products and prices for different products, including consumer electronics, computer, and related items.

myfab5 Wanst to Reinvent The Way You Find Food | Interview With Co-Founder Calvin Schemanski

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TechZulu caught up with co-founder Calvin Schemanski chat about their upcoming launch, their product and why Long reviews suck. What is myfab5?

Marissa Mayer Yahoo’s New CEO

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Marissa Mayer  has started work at Yahoo! Her appointment is expected to spice things up at Yahoo, once a top internet and media firm.

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Wednesday, February 29, 2012 -- Blake Irving, EVP and CPO, Yahoo! Blake Irving is executive vice president and chief product officer at Yahoo! Pepperdine Dean's Executive Leadership Series. Irving most recently was a professor at Pepperdine Universitys Graziadio School of Business and Management in Malibu, California.

ZEFR Names Product Head


Furukawa has previously worked for Yahoo!, zefr product management monetizationREAD MORE>>.

Yahoo Taps Pepperdine Prof As Chief Product Officer


Online search portal Yahoo said yesterday that it has named Blake Irving , most recently a professor at the Pepperdine University's Graziadio School of Business and Management in Malibu, as its Chief Product Officer, heading up the company's product strategy and direction. Ltd, and Compaq Computer Corp.

Why Google Fiber? Moat-widening Endeavor & Future of Computing.

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Component production – someone needs to manufacture all of those components. 02 per Google search, and provided Yahoo for free.

HireRight Takes On Resume Padding Executives


Pricing on the new product was not announced. hireright resume padding yahoo executive biography background check saasREAD MORE>>.

Yahoo Links With Producer Of The Office For Web Series


Online web portal Yahoo has inked a deal with Reveille , producer of The Office, Ugly Betty, The Biggest Loser, and other shows, for a new online series, the firms said today. According to Yahoo, the new original web series, Who Knew? Financial details of the production deal were not disclosed.

Kaleio Integrates National and International Job Listings via | Founder Interview Jim Riley

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Using Kaleio, members can find, connect and message others free of charge. Mashable, and several others. Below is our interview in detail. Education.

The Crowd Has Spoken: Check Out The Coolest US Tech Companies


About a decade ago, when Yahoo! If you are an A-player, you want to work for Yahoo." My how times change. Like It Or Not, Cool Matters.

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Yahoo News Development Moved To Taiwan, Says Report


The product development team behind Yahoo's news site, Yahoo News , has reportedly been moved to Taiwan , AllThingsD reported this morning. Yahoo's editorial team remains in Santa Monica. Yahoo had pulled development of the service out of its LA location in February, moving the UI and engineering design back to Sunnyvale.

Panache Grabs VP From Yahoo


Panache said that Kellond joins the firm from Yahoo, where she was Vice President of Advertiser Product Marketing. Panache is a provider of online advertising products focused on premium video publishers. Kellond has also served at Adobe. READ MORE>>.

Why GoToMeeting’s SaaS Playbook Wouldn’t Work Today


Circa 2001, Yahoo publicly declared that they didn’t do cost per acquisition (CPA) deals. The More Things Change, The More Things Change.

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Do Not Obsess On Names – Obsess On Delivering Awesome Customer Value


If Smucker’s can annually generate hundreds of millions in sales for a variety of food products, there is little risk that a mediocre company or product name will preclude you from achieving similar success. Yahoo – Merriam-Webster defines “Yahoo” as “a boorish, crass, or stupid person.” Really? Name Game. Did it matter?

NewFronts | Monetizing Digital Content [Live]

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David Beebe, Fishbowl Worldwide Media/Vin Di Bona Productions. This is your LA chance to meet the shows in LA! Scheduled Speakers Include.

Gradient X Snags Exec From OpenX


He was at Overture before it was acquired by Yahoo. READ MORE>>. gradient openx executive advertising bidding mobile marketing

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SOA Software Debuts New Product


Los Angeles-based SOA Software , the developer of enterprise API software, said today that it has unveiled a new product, providing OAuth capability to enterprises. SOA said its new product, SOA Software OAuth server, extends existing enterprise identity and access management systems to partner and cloud applications. READ MORE>>.

YP Rolls Out New Mobile Product For Business Owners


Los Angeles-based YP , the online business listings provider, said today that it has launched a new dashboard product specifically for business owners. The new product, ypPresence Starter , helps business owners share content with consumers, engage in social media, and more from a central location. The tool runs on iOS and Android.

Why Silicon Valley and Hollywood Don’t Get Each Other and Who Will Win the Future

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Hello, Yahoo!?! (I talked to an ex Yahoo! The concise guide is here. My narrative has stayed pretty simple: People in the US watch 5.3

Content, Commerce, and Cosmetics: A Look At IPSY's Subscription Business


Before that, I was heading up global consumer marketing for entertainment, sports, and video at Yahoo. What is IPSY? delivering value. Thanks!

OpenX Debuts New Ad Traffic Monitoring Product


Los Angeles-based advertising technology provider OpenX has launched a new product today, saying it has launched a new, real-time traffic quality monitoring system to help filter out suspicious advertising traffic for its customers. OpenX said the new product was designed by a team with experience from Yahoo!, READ MORE>>.

ReachLocal Expands To New Zealand


ReachLocal said it has partnered with SureFire Search Ltd, to provide its online advertising products and services to the country. ReachLocal said it will train SureFire's dedicated sales force to sell its products and services. Business details of the alliance were not announced. READ MORE>>.

Lead, Follow or Get the Fuck Out of the Way

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He founded the company, raised a bunch of money, built the product and established a good reputation and market position. But for years Yahoo!

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Why Entrepreneurs Should Be Respected More Than Loved

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Eventually you need a VP of Product to handle your product roadmap, a CTO for engineering leadership and VPs of sales, marketing & biz dev. They’re pissed off that sales can’t learn the product, doesn’t have high enough close rates, won’t use the corporate sales decks they worked so hard on. Power.

Tinder Bolsters Executive Ranks


McDonald was formerly SVP/Head of Original Marketing at Starz Entertainment; Zhang was VP of Engineering at Yahoo!; Tinder said that CTO Ryan Ogle will become responsible for its product organization, Jonathan Badeen becomes Chief Strategy Officer at the company, and current CMO Phil Schwarz will shift to leading marketing initiatives.

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Ten of Southern California's Top Software Companies


businesses and points of interests; products; and much more, plus an extensive set of application programming interfaces (APIs) to. Factual.

StockTwits Hires Two


The firm said it has hired Chris Bullock as Vice President of Corporate Services, and David Putnam as Vice President of Product Development. Bullock was most recently Director of Product Development for Global Investor Relations Solutions at The NASDAQ OMX Group, Putnam was most recently Senior Director of Product Management at Yahoo!

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How Is Growing A Giant Tech Team In Glendale


Our whole product and technology team is about 500 people. Our owned and operated product had 60 million unique visitors in the U.S.

Brian Coryat, ValueClick Founder And Internet Pioneer: Startups Should Wing It


Talking To Yahoo''s Jerry Yang. He quickly realized the power of the Internet when he came across a relatively obscure site, called Yahoo!

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The Corrosive Downside of Acquihires

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And to keep up with the Jones’s it seems that Yahoo! You have been at Google,, Yahoo! Does Yahoo! Or Die.

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DataPop Raises $7M


DataPop's internet ad targeting technology which provides deep information on products; for example, instead of helping advertisers target people looking for a big screen television, the firm's products help target looking for specific brands and dimensions of a product. offices and doubling its staff. READ MORE>>.

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Why Reed Hastings Should be Applauded for Netflix Split

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He defines this as new products that are dramatically cheaper, lower quality, lower margin but larger markets. argued ages ago that Yahoo!

MomentFeed Snags Facebook Vet


According to the startup, it has added former Facebook sales director Rob Lissner as Special Advisor to the CEO, to help shape the firm's product and sales strategy. MomentFeed said that Lissner will help in product development, recruiting, and building a sales team; Lissner has also joined the company's board. READ MORE>>.