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Peer-To-Peer Pet Boarding Marketplace DogVacay Launches Daycare — Have you ever seen a home security video of what dogs do when their owners go to work? I like to imagine that they chill out and celebrate like teenagers whose parents are away, but that's not the case.

CrunchWeek: Yahoo+Foursquare, Etsy’s IPO Goes Boom, And Slack Raises Another Chunk Of Capital — We hope you accomplished enough this week. If not, you won't be saving your productivity this Friday afternoon, so we're here to CrunchWeek with you. This time around Sarah Buhr, Colleen Taylor and Alex Wilhelm riff through the latest Yahoo and Foursquare rumors, Etsy's mind-bending initial public offering, and Slack's massive new capital raise.

Reserve, The Dining Reservation App From Startup Studio Expa, Beefs Up With Two Acquisitions — Reserve, the restaurant reservation company that launched this past fall out of Garrett Camp's "startup studio" Expa, announced today it has acquired two fellow startups in the dining space. Reserve said it has bought Zurvu, a New York-based startup that also deals in online restaurant reservations, and HAIL, a Santa Monica-based startup that makes an app for splitting the check with a group of diners.

Weilos, The YC-Backed Weight Loss Startup, Has Been Acquired By Weight Watchers — Weilos, the startup that runs an online community for people interested in fitness and weight loss, has been acquired by Weight Watchers, TechCrunch has learned. Financial details have not been disclosed, nor have details on how many staff from Weilos are joining Weight Watchers as part of the deal.

Netvibes acquired by Dassault Systèmes for $26M — Update from Om Malik at 6:39 a.m. PST, Feb. 9. Netvibes has been sold for about 20 million euros, or roughly $26 million, according to folks familiar with the transaction. While it is not a blockbuster outcome, it is the best possible outcome for the company, which has had a tumultuous history.

Etsy IPO Price Expected At Between $14-$16 A Share, Starting Roadshow Tomorrow — Today, Etsy gave a few more key details about its upcoming initial public offering. The company, which is known for its marketplace for handmade and vintage objects and plans to trade on NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "ETSY," said today that its expected IPO price will be between $14 to $16 a share.

Ellen Pao’s Statement On Losing The Kleiner Perkins Case: “The Battle Was Worth It” — Directly after the jury announced its final verdict in Ellen Pao Vs. Kleiner Perkins Caufield, in which it ruled against all four of Pao's claims of gender discrimination and retaliation, Pao held a very short press conference in which she read the following statement.

The Jury Has Reached A Verdict In Ellen Pao Vs. Kleiner Perkins — After several days of deliberations, a San Francisco Superior Court jury has come to a conclusion in the Ellen Pao Vs. Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers case, the gender discrimination trial that began with a lawsuit filed in May 2012 and has culminated this past month in a five-week-long courtroom trial.

As Jury Deliberates Pao V. Kleiner Perkins, Allegiances Aren’t Always Based On Gender — "The jury is six men and six women, so this probably won't be quick," a man in a suit said to a female colleague as they shuffled out of the court. They were among the dozens of others who have been watching the Ellen Pao Vs.

President Obama Taps Twitter Vet Jason Goldman As White House’s First Chief Digital Officer — President Obama announced this morning that Jason Goldman, a longtime tech industry executive best known for his work alongside Ev Williams during the formative years of products such as Blogger, Twitter, and Medium, has been named the White House's first-ever "Chief Digital Officer." The news was first reported by Politico.
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Apr 24, 2015

@ramonray thank you!! James is a great interviewee so he makes the job easy :)

Apr 24, 2015

@chest @AlanMasarsky @alex I am now his admin (we were doing a shoot together and only had my laptop handy)

Apr 24, 2015

"...the place I loved so much feels slightly sterile. And divided. And, frankly, a little unrecognizable."… via @daisy

Apr 22, 2015

@forsie don't want to kill the buzz, but prepare yourself for irrational rage against your coworkers for non-compostables in the compost bin

Apr 22, 2015

Got to check out @CNBCtech's flossy new SF studio today! Good view, GREAT selection of MAC Lipglass, A+++…

Apr 21, 2015

@ingridlunden that link isn't working for me! Goes to a Bitly error page

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