Some of Our Fave D Conference Videos Before AllThingsD Signs Off in 3 … 2 … 1 …

Tech and media bigs on the red-hot seat.
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Spotify’s Daniel Ek on Competition, Controversy and Crossing Over Into the Mainstream

“We’ve proved that you can actually make this a business,” says the streaming music service’s CEO. Next step: Making it a really big business, while fighting off new competition.
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Gravity’s Amit Kapur Talks About the State of the “Interest Graph” (Video)

How can you find what you want on the Web?
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Grokker Gets $5.5 Million to Build Out Expert Video Network — Here’s Founder Lorna Borenstein (Video)

Trying to intro passions to the passionate.
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AOL’s Susan Lyne on Trying to Make Bank With Online Content and More! (Video)

Also, what’s up with Patch?
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Katie Couric Deal to Become Yahoo’s “Global News Anchor” Set to Be Announced Monday

It looks like the deal that AllThingsD wrote about in August is finally happening.
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NAMG Confirms It Has Bought Scout From Fox Networks Group in Dude-Focused Content Roll-Up Bid

Another network aimed at dudes.
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Ballmer on Ballmer: His Exit From Microsoft

“Maybe I’m an emblem of an old era, and I have to move on,” the 57-year-old Mr. Ballmer says, pausing as his eyes well up.

Betaworks Hires Former HuffPost Publisher Balis as CRO

The New York-based tech studio is trying to monetize across all its online media platforms.
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