Too busy to check your daily Betabeat? Here are the highlights from last week, as selected by the editors.
REQUIRED READING: Layoffs and Restructuring at Gilt Groupe as New Verticals Fail to Deliver Growth
The mood among certain verticals is tense as employees worry about their future with a company.
REQUIRED READING: Bloomberg Announces New Software Engineering High School, Opening in the Fall
The proposed software academy answers some of the early criticisms of the applied sciences campus project.
SUPPLEMENTAL READING: City Says Engineering High School Will Have 420 to 460 Students by 2015
-Sen. Schumer’s Office Says He’s Still Carefully Considering PIPA, Retracts Dreaded ‘C-Word’
-Why Google’s New Social Search Features Will Make You Dumber
-Former HuffPo CTO Paul Berry Building New Startup and Incubator With Lerer Ventures
-TaskRabbit Acquires SkillSlate For an Undisclosed Sum
-GetGlue Raises $12 M. With All Existing Investors Participating
-ZocDoc Adds Former Senators Bill Frist (R-TN) and Tom Daschle (D-SD), Healthcare Heavyweights, as Advisors
MILK AND COOKIES:
-Man Whose iPhone Interrupted New York Philharmonic Hasn’t Slept in Two Days: ‘It’s Horrible, Horrible’
-Rumors & Acquisitions: When Embargoes Break
-Coursekit Taps The Hate With #EraseBlackBoard Campaign
-Is Airbnb Bothering the Neighbors?