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Stacking Your Bracket: Attracting and Maintaining the Developer Dream Team

Teams are essential to everything we do.
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Demand Media Finally Breaks Away for Good From Lance Armstrong

The race is not always to the swift.
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Missing From Surface Tablet: Barnes & Noble’s Nook App

When Microsoft agreed to invest $300 million in Barnes & Noble’s new subsidiary Nook Media LLC earlier this year, Barnes & Noble committed to creating a Nook e-reading app for Microsoft’s new Surface tablet. But with the tablet’s release Friday, that app is missing in action.

Facebook’s Sandberg Has Penned “Lean In” — A Book on Women and Leadership — Set for 2013 Publication

Get ready to debate whether a woman can write a book and run a social networking giant at the same time.
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Before Q2 Earnings, Groupon Book Author Sennett and Former COO Solomon Talk About About Daily Deals Site (Video)

“Groupon’s Biggest Deal Ever: The Inside Story of How One Insane Gamble, Tons of Unbelievable Hype, and Millions of Wild Deals Made Billions for One Ballsy Joker” is the book title.
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Most — But Not All — Big Magazine Publishers Sign On for Amazon’s Tablet

Conde Nast, Hearst and Meredith are in for Wednesday’s launch. Time Inc. isn’t, and may not get there for a while.
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Here He Is

We’ll admit, it’s clever, even if he can’t quite let go. Even the chest shot, but only because it says “Unpaid Blogger.” In other words, tech’s bad boy Michael Arrington has a new blogging home on a site called Uncrunched, after leaving AOL and the tech news blog he founded, TechCrunch, amid controversy. His first post is only three words, all in the title: “Here I Am.” Indeed.

Uh-Oh: Groupon Loses New COO, Who’s Going Back to Google

In a blog it just posted, Groupon said its recently hired COO, Margo Georgiadis, “has decided to return to Google (her former employer) in a new role as President, Americas.” She was hired in April, only months before the company filed to go public.
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Flipboard and Condé Nast Partner in Brand Ads Deal on Social Reading App

Social reading app Flipboard has partnered with magazine giant Condé Nast to offer a slew of magazines with branded advertising from major marketers.
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