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Leaked Financials Show Uber Brings In About $US20 Million Per Week

Valleywag just obtained detailed internal financial information indicating that Uber is making a lot more money than its investors had originally anticipated. The image below shows the numbers, including: revenue, signups, active clients, and ride requests versus ride completions between mid-October and mid-November of 2013. According to these numbers, Uber […]
Leaked Financials Show Uber Brings In About $US20 Million Per Week
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Nick Denton Is Resurrecting Valleywag

[credit provider=”Michael Seto”] Valleywag, a Silicon Valley gossip blog Gawker killed off in 2009, is making a comeback.Nick Denton, Gawker’s CEO and founder, says he’ll be bringing the site back to life, and he’s currently hunting for an editor or two to run it. 
Nick Denton Is Resurrecting Valleywag
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Meet The New Valleywag, Ryan Tate

Our sources weren’t wrong — Gawker night editor Ryan Tate will replace Owen Thomas to become the new Valleywag, Gawker editor Gabriel Synder announced.
Meet The New Valleywag, Ryan Tate
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Owen Thomas Leaving Valleywag For NBC

Owen Thomas is leaving Gawker media’s Silicon Valley tech gossip rag Valleywag, which has been a column of Gawker.com since the beginning of the year. He’s headed for a gig at NBC.
Owen Thomas Leaving Valleywag For NBC
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Denton: “The Dream Of Micropublishing Is Dead!”

Gawker Media owner Nick Denton wanted to sell his Los Angeles-based entertainment blog Defamer, but he apparently found no takers. Instead, the site will fold into Gawker proper. In December 2008, Denton did the same thing with Silicon Valley gossip blog, Valleywag.
Denton: “The Dream Of Micropublishing Is Dead!”
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Ex-Twitterer Blaine Cook Gets New Job As Media Critic

Blaine Cook, Twitter’s former lead architect, has a new job at Yahoo. As some of you may recall, Blaine left Twitter right around the same time that the microblogging/messaging service was becoming better known for its downtime than anything else. Some folks put 2+5 together and concluded that he’d been […]
Ex-Twitterer Blaine Cook Gets New Job As Media Critic
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Etsy Selling To Martha Stewart? Nope

Is Martha Stewart (MSO) going to buy Etsy, Brooklyn’s homespun answer to Ebay? Valleywag floats the rumour, citing a “source close to Etsy employees” — then backs away from it in the same post.