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How I Made It: Billionaire's right-hand man Chris Hollod on becoming a big fish in a big pond

<b>The gig:</b> Chris Hollod, 33, is venture capital partner at billionaire Ron Burkle's private equity firm Yucaipa Cos. They've traveled together for the last five years, with Hollod as the frontman on evaluating thousands of start-up investment opportunities.<p>Hollod oversees Inevitable Ventures, backed …

Renewed Bing deal keeps Twitter posts in your search results

Microsoft has made a big deal of weaving social networking into Bing's search results, and it has just proven that commitment by renewing an agreement with Twitter. The extended pact lets Bing explorers see public tweets alongside the usual web links, making it easy to track down posts from …

iPad Air Shows Off Apple At Its Best, But If You Want A Mini Keep Waiting

With just one iPad to entice customers, Apple again appears to have had a big opening weekend, selling around 3 million of the new tablet. The new iPad Air is the biggest update by far to the original 9.7-inch model that Apple brought to life in 2010. It’s significantly thinner, much lighter and a …

Intel on track to build two chips with ARM inside

Even as its x86 arm competes fiercely with ARM, Intel is taking on work to build ARM-equipped chips for its own customers. One of those chips will pack a whopping 4 billion transistors<p>Intel may be developing a split personality.<p>The high-tech giant is slated to build chips for two customers that …

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Netflix starts testing 4K videos, wants to launch Ultra HD next year

Advertisement<p>8 Comments<p>Credit: LG<p>Netflix (S NFLX) quietly added a handful of 4K HD videos to its catalog this week to prepare itself for a wider …

Android 4.4 KitKat and Google's quest to take over the world

Can a low-end Android phone be any good? For Mountain View, a billion users are at stake<p><i>"As we get on our journey to reach the next billion people, we want to do it on the latest version of Android." — Sundar Pichai</i><p>At its root, Google’s Android platform has always been about growing the audience …

Welcome To The Unicorn Club: Learning From Billion-Dollar Startups

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Aileen Lee is founder of Cowboy Ventures, a seed-stage fund that backs entrepreneurs reinventing work and personal life through software. Previously, she joined Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers in 1999 and was also founding CEO of digital media company RMG Networks, backed by KPCB.</i> …

Tim Cook writes about workplace equality in the WSJ, urges Congress to approve Employment Nondiscrimination Act

In a rare move, Apple CEO Tim Cook has written an opinion article in the <i>Wall Street Journal.</i> Tim Cook discusses his feelings about race, gender, nationality, and sexual orientation equality in the context of life inside of and outside of Apple. Cook says that Apple fosters an environment where …

Yahoo’s Mayer on the Talent Hunt for Tech Journalists

This weekend, a Yahoo recruiter tried to poach two of our fine <b>AllThingsD</b> reporters for what was described as a “new initiative within our Tech …

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A loss for Apple: iOS veteran Henri Lamiraux steps down

Henri Lamiraux, Apple’s top Vice President of Engineering for the iOS iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, has left the company, according to a report from 9to5mac.com.<p>Lamiraux had worked at the Cupertino, Calif.-based technology giant for over 20 years, so his departure comes as a shock to the …

Google Glass 'significant', privacy concerns 'just didn't show up,' says Robert Scoble

Over the past two weeks, developers have been receiving their pair of Google Glass after nearly a year of wanting. One of the most vocal supporters of Glass has been <i>Robert Scoble</i>. Glancing at Robert’s Google+ profile, there is no shortage of posts with the hashtag #throughglass. After using Google …

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