Bitly is entering the data licensing business, announcing today that it will partner with SEO marketer Moz to provide insight into social marketing data. Bitly CEO Mark Josephson told Betabeat today that this is the first deal of its kind for Bitly, who will now start providing Moz “limited” access to their Read More
David Wehner is out at Zynga and David Ko is up, as the social gaming company shook up its C-suite in an announcement after stock markets closed.
Mr. Wehner, who’s served as the company’s chief financial officer since coming over from investment bank Allen & Co. in 2010, may have lost Wall Street’s confidence after Zynga’s share price plummeted nearly 80 percent since the FarmVille maker’s IPO at $10 last December.
He’s not the first high-level employee to leave Zynga in recent months, nor have the departures been limited to the top executives: Zynga laid off about 150 employees last month, and it said it would shut down 13 games. Read More
All the tech world loves a demo, so we couldn’t leave yesterday’s Daily Deal Summit without catching the Tech Showcase. Four CEOs–slowly losing their audience to lunch–were each assigned eight minutes to sell us on new solutions. Billed as having the potential to ”dramatically improve” attendees’ businesses, how did they stack up? Read More