The Longish Goodbye: Highlights From AllThingsD Staffers Johnson, Del Rey and Cha

I don’t know why you say hello, we say goodbye.
funny-picture-goodbye-cruel-world

AllThingsD Week in Review: WhatsApp vs. Bullshit Metrics and Apple’s Tearjerker Ad

The Top 10 stories that powered AllThingsD this week, in one convenient post.
bullshit380

Cyanogen Raises Another $23 Million From Tencent and Andreessen Horowitz to Help Fund a More Open Android

The company expects to hire about 70 more people in the next several months to boost its engineering and design ranks.
Cyanogenmod

Voices

Local Heroes: The Public Companies of Tomorrow

Investors have been chanting the mantra “SoMoLo,” an acronym for three megatrends — social, mobile and local. How have these trends been performing?
jeff_jordan-e1387382950415-feature

Tristan Walker’s Next Act: Building a Procter & Gamble for People of Color

The former Foursquare biz-dev boss has created Walker & Company Brands, whose first product is the Bevel shaving kit.
twalker

Crowdtilt Collects a Quick $23M to Bring Crowdfunding All Over the World

“Only so many people have a $40,000 documentary they want to get funded,” says Crowdtilt CEO James Beshara. For everyone else — perhaps — there’s Crowdtilt.
Crowdtilt

AllThingsD Week in Review: Nokia’s Android Phone, Bitcoin Funding and Facebook the Newspaper

The Top 10 stories that powered AllThingsD this week, in one convenient post.
Facebook News Feed Event

Oculus VR CEO Brendan Iribe on Raising $75 Million, the “Oh My God” Demo and Working With Valve

Iribe discusses how a hardware breakthrough got the company its new mega round.
oculus-iribe

Bitcoin’s Biggest Bet: Andreessen Horowitz Leads $25 Million Investment in Coinbase

Get ready for a lot more venture capital flowing into bitcoin-related startups, starting … now!
Coinbase co-founders Brian Armstrong (l) and Fred Ehrsam, sporting we-got-money grins.

Balaji Srinivasan Joins Andreessen Horowitz as General Partner

Srinivasan thinks that online communities will physically migrate to be near each other.
balaji-srinivasan-a16z-gp-window