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One of YouTube’s founders made a Twitter jab at Elon Musk, calling him part of the ‘axis of ego’ along with Trump and Kanye West

YouTube cofounder Chad Hurley mad a sarcastic jab at Elon Musk this week, sparking an immediate response from Musk. “The axis of ego @realDonaldTrump @kanyewest @elonmusk is pretty quiet tonight,” Hurley tweeted early Thursday morning. Musk immediately responded, telling Hurley to “stop being a chad,” an internet slang term used […]
One of YouTube’s founders made a Twitter jab at Elon Musk, calling him part of the ‘axis of ego’ along with Trump and Kanye West
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‘We had no idea how to do it’: YouTube’s founders, investors, and first employees tell the chaotic inside story of how it rose from failed dating site to $1.65 billion video behemoth

YouTube’s cofounders originally thought “a generic platform where we could host all the videos on the internet” was too bold of an idea. So for about a week, the site was a dating platform – until it wasn’t. Fifteen years later, YouTube still reigns as the leader in video, but […]
‘We had no idea how to do it’: YouTube’s founders, investors, and first employees tell the chaotic inside story of how it rose from failed dating site to $1.65 billion video behemoth
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The ‘PayPal Mafia’ formed in the early 2000s, and includes everyone from Elon Musk to the Yelp founders. Here’s where the original members have ended up.

Since working at PayPal in the early 2000s, these 23 entrepreneurs have all gone on to impact Silicon Valley and the startup world by founding companies and backing new ventures. Known for their entrepreneurial mindset and anti-establishment attitude, this elite group is known as the “PayPal Mafia.” Some are household […]
The ‘PayPal Mafia’ formed in the early 2000s, and includes everyone from Elon Musk to the Yelp founders. Here’s where the original members have ended up.
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YouTube is 15 years old. Here’s a timeline of how YouTube was founded, its rise to video behemoth, and its biggest controversies along way

YouTube has more than 2 billion monthly users visiting the video-sharing platform for their favourite vlogs, music videos, sports highlights, and more. It’s been 15 years since YouTube’s website launched to the public in May 2005. YouTube was founded earlier that year by three early PayPal employees. Since then, it’s […]
YouTube is 15 years old. Here’s a timeline of how YouTube was founded, its rise to video behemoth, and its biggest controversies along way
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Here’s A Look At The Secret New Project From YouTube’s Cofounders

[credit provider=”Twettey.com” url=”http://www.twettey.com/yahoo-to-sell-delicious-to-youtube-founders/”] We got a look at what Chad Hurley and Steve Chen been up to since leaving YouTube, the online-video company they founded and sold to Google for $1.65 billion.It’s called Zeen, and it’s billed as an online magazine-making service.
Here’s A Look At The Secret New Project From YouTube’s Cofounders
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YouTube Cofounder Steve Chen Explains What He’s Doing With His New Company

[credit provider=”BusinessWeek” url=”http://images.businessweek.com/ss/09/08/0821_most_successful_immigrants/8.htm”] About a year ago, YouTube cofounders Steve Chen and Chad Hurley bought bookmarking service Delicious from Yahoo, and used it as the basis to form a new company called Avos Systems.We haven’t heard much from them since. Until today, when Avos announced its first round of outside […]
YouTube Cofounder Steve Chen Explains What He’s Doing With His New Company
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YouTube Founder: Facebook’s New Features Are Basically A Bunch Of ‘Noise’

[credit provider=”Robert Scoble via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/scobleizer/2216429464/”] Chad Hurley and his YouTube co-creator Steve Chen are preparing to relaunch Delicious after buying it from Yahoo.The new site will return to some of the simpler design elements that users enjoyed before the service became more complex.
YouTube Founder: Facebook’s New Features Are Basically A Bunch Of ‘Noise’
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Do YouTube’s Founders Want To Kill Twitter?

[credit provider=”Joi via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/joi/523661543/sizes/z/in/photostream/”] AVOS, the new web company founded by YouTube founders Chad Hurley and Steve Chen, has bought yet another startup.This time it’s Tap11, a service that lets companies monitor conversations about them on Facebook and Twitter.
Do YouTube’s Founders Want To Kill Twitter?
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Meet The Father Of The Second Largest Search Engine In The World

[credit provider=”Robert Scoble via Flickr” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/scobleizer/2216429464/”] Commercial Television was born in 1939 at the World’s Fair. For more than 70 years, it was the dominant form of media — providing the platform that allowed for the emergence of mass media and national and global brands.In 2005, the seeds of change […]
Meet The Father Of The Second Largest Search Engine In The World