Former Twitter Platform Chief Sarver Joins Redpoint as Partner

Every time a bell rings, a VC gets his wingtips.

AllThingsD in the Media: New iPhones, Twitter IPO, NSA Surveillance

Walt Mossberg reports live from Apple headquarters, Mike Isaac delves into Twitter’s cryptic IPO announcement, and Arik Hesseldahl decodes tech CEOs talking NSA.

AllThingsD on TV: Ballmer, Google’s IPO and the Future of Personal Electronics

The week in AllThingsD media appearances.

Yahoo Paid $60M to $70M for Rockmelt — Will Dump Browser and Use Tech to Better Deliver Its Media and Mobile Properties

Big money for tech that essentially failed to find customers.

ATD on the TV: Toasty Twitter, Amber Alerts, Dell and the NFL

Should you want to see some of the week’s tech news highlights, rather than just read about them, watch these quick videos.

Jay-Z Ditches His iPhone Just in Time for His Big Samsung Ad

That was close!

Moon Shot: Earthbound Investor Milner Talks About Origins of the Universe at SXSW

Well-known Russian digital dude thinks the big thoughts.

Facebook Gift Event Also Gets Blown Out of NYC by Hurricane Sandy

An early lump of coal, courtesy of Frankenstorm.
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