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Last Week in Betabeat: The Facebook Mob, NY Techies with Obama and Startups in Deutschland

lastweekcat11 Last Week in Betabeat: The Facebook Mob, NY Techies with Obama and Startups in DeutschlandTo busy to check your daily Betabeat? Here are the highlights from last week, as selected by the editors.

REQUIRED READING: Whither the Facebook Mafia
Where are Facebook’s early employees now?

REQUIRED READING: Sources: Yep, Summit Series Just Raised $40 Million to buy that Mountain
Summit bought a summit.

REQUIRED READING: Which New York Techies Came Out to Support At Last Night’s Splashy Fundraiser?
New York techies showed up—and paid up!—for the Democratic cause, and the ancillary bonus of getting to watch Questlove bang on some drums.

REQUIRED READING: Die Startup-Szene
A three-part series that looks at at the up-and-coming tech hub of Berlin, Germany.

VITAMINS:
-Engineering and Editorial Exodus at AOL
-Startup News: LetsLunch Wants to Send You on a Platonic Date
-Flickr’s New Look Gets Early Rave Reviews
-How BrightNest Learned to Stop Nagging and Crack More Jokes

MILK ‘N’ COOKIES:
-And Another Crunch Bites the Dust: Editor-in-Chief Erick Schonfeld is Out At TechCrunch, Long Live Eric Eldon
-Did You Get a Really Romantic Message on OkCupid That Sounded Kinda Like a Robot? It Might Be AutoCupid
-The Tech Reporting Equivalent of ‘The Oldest Dog in America

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