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Here’s Everything You Missed At SAI’s NYC Startup 2012 Event

[credit provider=”Michael Seto, Business Insider”] Hundreds of people attended Business Insider’s Startup 2012 conference yesterday at New World Stages in New York City.Speakers included Huffington Post president and editor-in-chief Arianna Huffington, Gilt Groupe founder and CEO Kevin Ryan, Fab.com founder and CEO Kevin Goldberg and many more.
Here’s Everything You Missed At SAI’s NYC Startup 2012 Event
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Wanted: Business Insider Seeks Experienced PHP Coders

Business Insider is looking for several awesome experienced backend PHP developers to join the fast-paced and exciting world of being an engineer at a journalism startup.We’re looking for some strong PHP developers who have tech chops, a startup mindset, and the ability to work hard and play hard. Business Insider […]
Wanted: Business Insider Seeks Experienced PHP Coders
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The Monster Mansions Of Today’s Tech Giants

[credit provider=”Gizmodo” url=”Click%20here%20to%20see%20the%20mega-mansions.”] Leading tech giants not only know how to build successful careers, they know how to create real estate empires. These monster homes are not just relaxing retreats, they’re technologically advanced powerhouses that stimulate some of the most brilliant technology driven masterminds.
The Monster Mansions Of Today’s Tech Giants
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And Now For Something Completely Different

It’s weird to write this, but after spending the last four years at Business Insider / Silicon Alley Insider, I’ll be leaving at the end of June to focus on some new projects.
And Now For Something Completely Different
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Wanted: A Kickass Web Designer To Join The Business Insider Team!

[credit provider=”Thomas Duchnicki” url=”http://www.flickr.com/photos/locationscout/”] We need a talented designer to join our fast-growing tech team.Our team is growing by leaps and bounds, and it’s time to get our beleaguered front end designer some help with his pixel pushing, CSS tweaking, and JavaScript hacking before he implodes like Carson Palmer with […]
Wanted: A Kickass Web Designer To Join The Business Insider Team!
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Wanted: Awesome PHP Developers To Join The Business Insider Team!

Here at Business Insider, we’re expanding to conquer new challenges, and we’re currently seeking some skilled PHP developers to join our tightly-knit elite team of technical samurai.I’m the new Chief Architect up in here, recently taken over for Ian White, and we have some big plans for the near future […]
Wanted: Awesome PHP Developers To Join The Business Insider Team!
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Wanted: One World-Beating Chief Engineer For Business Insider

We need someone to lead our awesome development team! This is an amazing job for the right person. Business Insider is a fast-growing, high-traffic website. Your work will be appreciated by a big audience, as you work on a system serving over a million daily pageviews. Our tech team is […]
Wanted: One World-Beating Chief Engineer For Business Insider
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SAI Hits The Links

Just in time for the U.S. Open, Business Insider held its first-ever annual golf outing at Wykagl CC in Westchester, NY.On hand were Jay Yarow, Nicholas Carlson, Dan Frommer, and COO Julie Hansen.
SAI Hits The Links
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We Declare War On Crappy Comments!

[credit provider=”www.besthike.wordpress.com”] We are are thrilled to have such a smart, vocal, and engaged community at Business Insider.  We’re also sick of wading through dozens of dreck comments to find the funny, valuable ones.So we’re declaring war on crappy comments!
We Declare War On Crappy Comments!
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Thank You!

Last Tuesday I got mowed down by a hit-and-run driver while riding a scooter* in New York.  My ankle was severely dislocated, and I spent the next six days on drugs in the hospital.
Thank You!
Markets

Hey, Wait, Where’s Our Bailout Check?

As we scanned the list of potential uses of the $800+ billion of bailout money this morning, we were startled to note that Save Silicon Alley Insider and Clusterstock was not among them. We assume this is an oversight.
Hey, Wait, Where’s Our Bailout Check?
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10 News & Information Twitter Feeds You Should Follow

As NASA’s Pheonix Mars Lander made its way down to the Red Planet yesterday, you could catch live coverage on TV, on the Web, and… on Twitter! More than 3,000 Twitter users have been following the Phoenix tweet stream, which included landing updates and links to video and other Web […]
10 News & Information Twitter Feeds You Should Follow
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TechCrunch Wants to Merge With Blogosphere, Kill CNET

We’ve argued that there will soon be a big blog-network consolidation wave. We’ve argued that big media conglomerates will eventually start scarfing up the leading blog networks. We’ve argued that someday TechCrunch might sell to CNET for $100+ million.
TechCrunch Wants to Merge With Blogosphere, Kill CNET
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SAI Adopts Shareholder Rights Agreement Re CNET Offer

In light of the developments at CNET–senior management responds to the takeover play by adopting poison pill and severance agreements–we feel it is only prudent to adopt a Shareholder Rights Agreement of our own. A few weeks before Jana launched its hostile CNET takeover, we made a friendly offer for […]
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SAI Poaches Variety’s Michael Learmonth

We are thrilled to announce that Variety‘s veteran TV, Technology, and Big Media reporter Michael Learmonth is joining SAI.  We can’t find a picture of Michael anywhere, but he’s a tall, thin, dark-haired fellow, and he’s being outfitted with a brand new Mac as we speak.  He’ll be analysing the […]
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Awesome Start-Up Idea: MT/WordPress as Service

If you tried to read SAI in the past hour, you might have noticed that the site was slow or dead.  We noticed immediately, of course, and we called the paramedics (our own multi-talented, indefatigable Dan Frommer), who rushed in with the defibrillator paddles.  And now, much emergency-room effort and […]
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SAI Tech Changes: Getting There…

As Henry posted earlier, we have switched SAI’s publishing platform and are hosting from a new server. We’ll be tweaking the formatting so things look a little nicer, but our biggest concern is that everything works. If you find a dead link or can’t do something basic — like comment […]
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Dear SAI Readers… Tech Changes This Afternoon

We will be making some changes to SAI’s technology platform this afternoon.  We apologise in advance for any site problems that may arise from this. If you encounter any bugs, dead links, or other problems in the next few days, we would be grateful if you would let us know […]
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Join Our Community Twitter Room!

We’ve begun revamping our Community Twitter room, with the tweets now organised in chronological order as well as by member (thanks to Twitter investor and user Fred Wilson for the suggestion).  We’ve also created an RSS feed for those who absolutely, positively want to know what everyone in the community […]
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Fred Wilson Likes Silicon Alley Insider, Hates Name

Venture capitalist and A VC author Fred Wilson has weighed in on us: He likes our site–especially our industry analysis and Community Twitter–and loathes the term “Silicon Alley.”  He has therefore re-christened us the Insider.
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Nate Westheimer: How Sites Like Silicon Alley Insider Can Make Big Money

Nothing like having a supportive community.  Alley entrepreneur and SAI contributor Nate Westheimer noticed that we’ve started running some AdSense ads (right, below, etc.) and immediately suggested alternative revenue models.   We’re already working on some of them, but we’re still grateful.  We also assume Nate’s ideas might be valuable to […]