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Eric Feng, a mainstay in digital media properties such as Hulu, Airtime and Erly, announced on Friday that he will join the executive team of Flipboard, the social magazine app made popular on smartphones and tablets. Feng will join the startup as CTO and second in command to CEO Mike McCue, and will head up engineering and strategy for the company. Feng will also bring along Eugene Wei, a colleague of Feng’s who rose to prominence at Hulu and was VP of Product at Erly.
News Bytefor Google+ that will allow users to make playlists of YouTube videos inside of Hangouts, the group video chat feature that Google+ prides itself upon. Both Google+ and Airtime, Sean Parker’s video chat start-up, allow for YouTube viewing, though Airtime does not support group video chat.
News ByteAirtime, the soon-to-launch video start-up from the co-founders of Napster, has raised $25 million in Series B funding led by Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and including Andreessen Horowitz, Accel Partners, Google Ventures, and the Social + Capital Partnership, as first reported by TechCrunch and confirmed by the company. Airtime also acquired Erly, the young, KP-backed event-photo-sharing start-up created by the early Hulu product team.