As AllThingsD Draws to a Close, Here Are Some Staff Highlights — Part One: Kafka, Hesseldahl, Gannes

How can you miss us if we won’t go away?

Skype Marketing Exec Steele Heads to Jive in Top Strategy and Marketing Role

The social business platform grabs former Microsoft and Yahoo vet.

Yves Behar’s “Smart” Lock Startup August Raises $8 Million

Open sez-VCs.

In a Big Mobile Move, Pivotal Buys Xtreme Labs for $65 Million in Cash

You need to be mobile in the enterprise, says the cloud-based joint venture of EMC and VMware.

Controlling a PC or Mac, iPad-Style

Parallels Access, a new iPad app, treats the computer programs it accesses as if they were iPad apps, without sacrificing functionality.
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Silicon Valley Finance Vet Peter Currie Joins Board of New Relic in IPO Prep Move

Guess who’s back, back again?

Former Facebook Exec Ali Rosenthal Joins MessageMe as COO

Can the mobile app that lets you communicate better on a smartphone break out with new exec?

Will Waze Be Facebook’s Next Instagram?

It worked so well the first time that CEO Mark Zuckerberg seems to be making a similar play.

Go Far West, Young Startup: SoftBank Capital and Yahoo Japan in $20M Fund to Bring U.S. Entrepreneurs There

Breaking into the Asian market is not easy.

Jerry Yang Is Back (And Investing More Than Ever)

Frankly — and I would know — the Internet pioneer also seems better than ever.