John Murrell

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Online Ad Platform AppNexus Raises $75 Million to Grow

AppNexus, the ad tech startup that counts Microsoft among its clients, announced today it had raised $75 million in a Series D round led by Technology Crossover Ventures, with participation by Venrock and Tribeca Venture Partners. CEO Brian O’Kelley said the money will go into adding more people and expanding and improving the platform. With this round, the New York City company has raised $140.5 million.


We’re Taking the Day Off to Eat Too Much

November 28, 2013 at 3:00 am PT

Yahoo Snaps Up Image-Discovery Startup LookFlow

October 23, 2013 at 10:43 am PT

GoDaddy Acquires Online Invoicing Firm Ronin

October 02, 2013 at 11:13 am PT

Symantec Nominates Two New Directors

August 28, 2013 at 9:49 am PT

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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work