Socratic today announced that it has raised $1.5 million from Spark Capital, Betaworks, John Maloney, Terrapin Bale, Chris Dixon and David Tisch. The company (formerly known as Vespr) aggregates and organizes video lessons (first, high school and college content; today, just chemistry and physics) so teachers and students can use them as resources.
Helsinki and New York based startup ThingLink has closed a new $2 million financing round led by Helsinki-VC firm Inventure Oy. Other participants include angel investments from former Tumblr president John Maloney, the CEO of Fremantle Media. Show More Summary
Perianth Interior Design’s Hilary Unger, …Contractor John P. Maloney and Millworker Michael O’Boy recently collaborated to create an addition to an opulent yet family-oriented townhouse on the Upper East Side. This historic 1917 limestone...Show More Summary
Sandra Maloney Man accused of murder waives extradition ‘Smell of death’ called a tip-off Murder trial of former detective goes to jury today Jury finds ex-detective guilty of killing his wife Ex-officer gets life for murder Some question guilty verdict Maloney’s relatives insist that he isn’t guilty of murdering his estranged wife ‘I caught a [...]
Did you get a chance to see Betty White on The Tonight Show this week? Oh, look, it's anti-gay GOP House Speaker John Boehner with the new gay Congressmen Sean Patrick Maloney and Mark Pocan and their lovely husbands and...
Oh, irony! Buzzfeed noticed that House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) met "two new gay Congressional spouses" at the swearing-in ceremonies of Rep. Mark Pocan (D-Wisconsin) and NY's first gay Congressman, Rep. Sean Maloney, who represents the lower Hudson Valley. Show More Summary
Today, Senators John Cornyn (R-TX) and Michael Bennet (D-CO), and Congresspeople Ted Poe (TX-02) and Carolyn Maloney (D-14) will hold a press conference to discuss the Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence Registry (SAFER) Act of 2012. The bipartisan no-cost bill targets rape kit backlogs, helping law enforcement log up-to-date information on each rape case into the registry. More »
After a brief hiatus from any official tech role, former Tumblr president John Maloney will be joining the board of custom store platform Storenvy this week. A combination of custom storefront builder and a eCommerce discovery platform...Show More Summary
Wade Bourne Wade Bourne is a household name in the outdoor realm. As an outdoor broadcast and writer, his work appears regularly before national listening, viewing and reading audiences. Wade is also an avid waterfowl hunter, so he joins Jim and Trav this week to talk about current waterfowl conditions, and he gives some sound [...]Show More Summary
Light-blogging service Tumblr now has 105 employees, up from 30 employees about a year ago, CEO David Karp said on stage at the TechCrunch Disrupt conference in New York today. John Maloney, former president of Tumblr, just left theShow More Summary
Volvo’s new North American-market CEO, John Maloney, says that the Chinese-owned Swedish automaker is looking to move further upmarket while also gaining a larger share overall of the premium car market. Maloney says that the automaker is expecting a “fairly significant leap” with its next-generation XC90, which is due to hit dealers in a little [...]
This past weekend Tumblr President John Maloney resigned. The news comes only a few weeks after the über-popular, yet utterly profitless, image-heavy blogging platform announced that it would begin selling ads. This news does not come as a complete surprise. Show More Summary
A new RL Repass poll in West Virginia finds Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) crushing challenger John Raese (R) in the U.S. Senate race, 74% to 22%. Likewise, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin (D) has a big lead over challenger Bill Maloney (R), 60% to ...
Today Tumblr CEO David Karp bid farewell to his friend and mentor John Maloney, who is leaving Tumblr after serving as the company’s president since September 2008. In a blog post this morning, Karp described how he met the UrbanBaby founder in New York City and how he’s had an impact on Tumblr ever since. continued… New Career Opportunities Daily: The best jobs in media.
“@stoweboyd: Bijan Sabet • Thanks John. http://t.co/AAOgr2mR John Maloney stepping down from CEO role at Tumblr, and founder David Karp steps up” - April 28, 2012 at 06:34AM via http://bit.ly/KexAfg
Four years after joing the company, Tumblr president John Maloney is stepping down from day-to-day operations, he's announced in a blog post. Before Tumblr, Maloney ran UrbanBaby, where he met a young employee named David Karp. ThenShow More Summary
Tumblr President John Maloney just posted (on his Tumblr, natch) that he's stepping down from a day-to-day operational role at the company. "It’s the right time for me and a good time for Tumblr," Maloney writes. "We’re in great hands with David and the excellent leadership team we’ve built."
In a post appropriately shared on Tumblr, John Maloney has announced that he’s stepping down as President of the content-sharing site. Maloney has filled this role at Tumblr for the...
John Maloney, who has steered day-to-day operations at Tumblr for nearly four years, is stepping down. The company hasn't announced a replacement for Maloney's president slot. Maloney had previously employed Tumblr CEO David Karp at Urban Baby. Last week Karp announced that his company, which has yet to generate significant revenue, would start selling advertising.
Remember our post about shoe whiz John Fluevog calling on crafters to help fill his craft-spewing vending machine? Well one of our crafty readers, Jessee Maloney from Maryland, sent in samples of her work and was offered a slot