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

I don’t know why you say hello, we say goodbye.
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News Byte

Flipboard to Close Additional $50 Million Investment Tomorrow

Flipboard, which recently raised $50 million in new funding in a round led by Rizvi Traverse Management and Goldman Sachs, will file information about an additional $50 million investment from Rizvi tomorrow, said sources. The expansion of its Series C funding means that Flipboard will have raised about $160 million in total, and puts the valuation of the Silicon Valley startup that makes the popular social reading service that has 100 million active users at $800 million. The possibility of extra funding was first reported by Fortune’s Dan Primack.

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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Forget Trendy Coffee Beans — Now Seaweed Innovation Gets Techie Money

As they say in Silicon Valley: Move fast and break things — though, in this case, not the chips.
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Yves Behar’s “Smart” Lock Startup August Raises $8 Million

Open sez-VCs.
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Yahoo’s Mayer Now Chit-Chatting With Ryan Seacrest About Content Ideas

Maybe a singing competition? Nope, he’s been there. Maybe a radio show? Yipes, he’s done that. Perhaps a New Year’s broadcast from New York’s Times Square. Does this guy get any sleep?
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AllThingsD Week in Review: Apple Freshens Up & Pinterest and Snapchat See Dollar Signs

The Top 10 stories that powered AllThingsD this week, in one convenient post.
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Snapchat Is Mulling Another Huge Round at a $3.5 Billion Valuation

Yes, we know: Cray cray.
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Explaining What It’s Going to Do With All That Dough, Pinterest Unveils Stats on Strong Mobile and International Usage

Yes, you may say it out loud: Has Silicon Valley lost its mind?
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Carl Icahn Talking Up Apple Again