Flickr’s architect and top engineer Cal Henderson was not laid-off yesterday, as some had worried, but he is leaving parent-company Yahoo (YHOO).
Kara Swisher reports Cal and Flickr cofounder Stewart Butterfield — who quit Yahoo last year — are teaming up again for a new startup in the “social-gaming arena.”
That’s a little bit of history repeating itself. Flickr, you might recall, was originally created as a social game, but as users took over, it soon became a popular photo-sharing site instead.
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