Al-Jazeera, the pan-Arab news network owned by the government of Qatar, is buying Current TV, the struggling left-leaning current-affairs channel co founded by Al Gore and Joel Hyatt, according to people familiar with the matter.
As an Apple board member, former U.S. Vice President Al Gore spent a lot of time with company co-founder Steve Jobs, who passed away earlier this month. During an interview at AsiaD today, Gore reflected on Jobs’s legacy and Apple’s future without him.
Former Vice President. Apple board member. Senior adviser to Google. Partner at storied venture capital firm, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers. You just don’t get much more Silicon-Valley-connected than that.
And so our international expansion of D: All Thing Digital starts and we could not be more proud that it begins here in Hong Kong, with AsiaD. So why Asia? It seemed the most obvious choice for us, as we looked at the global landscape for tech.
This week, we got an all-access pass for an interview with Julia Hartz, president and co-founder of Eventbrite, the Web-based ticketing company. We talked about life with a husband for a co-founder, the Silicon Valley state of mind and how she gives Ticketmaster five years to live.