Twitter Loses Its Sr. Director of Engineering, Growth and International Team To Uber

screen-shot-2015-09-11-at-4-23-00-pm Twitter is losing some key talent and leadership lately, which we told you about before…specifically to the company a few blocks over, Uber. Today, Akash Garg announced that he was leaving Twitter for the logistics company: 1/ After an amazing 4+ years at @Twitter, I am saying goodbye to my friends and co-workers — akashgarg (@akashgarg) September 22, 2015 2/ I feel… Read More
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Pingpad Launches Mobile-Centric Tools For Group Collaboration

pingpad Ross Mayfield said that at his new startup Pingpad, “We’re trying to build the next great productivity app.” Mayfield previously worked as director of business development at LinkedIn and co-founded collaboration company Socialtext. He created Pingpad with his wife Leila Al-Shamari — in fact, they said the idea first came to them when they were planning for their… Read More
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Gmail Now Lets You Easily Block Annoying Senders

gmail-block Here is a small but useful new feature in Gmail that’s launching today: you can now block specific email addresses with two clicks. So whenever you’re getting a lot of email from somebody who is being annoying, you can now easily ban them from your inbox (and after they show remorse, you can unblock them again). Read More
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