Quantcast Passes $100M Run-Rate, Lands Senior Hires As Ads Business Boomsview story

http://techcrunch.com – Online display advertising has been a murky business — who is actually viewing all those ads, and do those ads make a difference to them? (IT news)

Dropmysite Upgrades As It Moves Into Enterprise Marketview story

http://techcrunch.com – Dropmysite has beefed up its site backup product with new features, as it pushes harder into the enterprise market. Its product now includes features like incremental backups, public key authentication and PostgreSQL database support, it said. Backups start at 10Gb for $19.99. The Singaporean company was started in September 2011. (IT news)

As Berlin Awaits Its Big Tech Exit Satirical Tumblr Blogs Spawn About The Hypeview story

http://techcrunch.com – The hype about the Berlin tech startup scene has continued this year, but as 2013 ebbs into Spring, many are asking the same question: When will the hype turn into real results? As many of my contacts said to me on a recent visit: what we need in Berlin for all this hype to be real is a big exit. (IT news)

Accel Adds Yelp Communications Exec Stephanie Ichinose As First Marketing Partnerview story

http://techcrunch.com – VC firm Accel Partners is bringing on its first marketing partner with the addition of former Yelp Senior Director of Communications, Stephanie Ichinose. In her new role, Ichinose will be responsible for managing the Accel Partners brand and advising entrepreneurs in the Accel portfolio on their strategic positioning and communications strategies. This is a big talent win for Accel. (IT news)

Meet Donna, Your Mobile Personal Assistant From Khosla-Backed Startup Incredible Labsview story

http://techcrunch.com – Don’t have a “custom-designed, one-of-a-kind bespoke app… to communicate and collaborate” with your assistant through? Hell, don’t even have a personal assistant? Well, that’s all about to change, thanks to a wonderful new mobile application called Donna. Donna is a mobile-based personal assistant from a funky little startup called Incredible Labs. (IT news)

AOL Confirms Ned Brody Has Resigned As Head Of AOL Networks, CEO Armstrong Takes Over In The Interim [Memo]view story

http://techcrunch.com – Some turmoil in the management ranks at AOL, with Yahoo, apparently, hoping to profit as part of its ongoing hiring spree. (IT news)

Zuckerberg Launches A Tech Lobby, But What Will It Do Differently?view story

http://techcrunch.com – Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg made headlines today on the announcement of his new technology lobby, FWD.us, that he formed with his powerful Silicon Valley friends. (IT news)

Zuckerberg And A Team Of Tech All-Stars Launch Political Advocacy Group FWD.usview story

http://techcrunch.com – Leaders from Facebook, Google, and other tech giants today announced they’re banding together to form a political advocacy group called FWD.us, designed to promote policies that will keep the American workforce competitive. (IT news)

Unroll.me Redesigns Yet Again In A Bid To Better Battle Your Junk Email Subscriptionsview story

http://techcrunch.com – “Lame pitch. Marketing email. Marketing email. Really lame pitch. Marketing email. Oh, well that’s pretty neat.” If you can imagine that muttered monologue taking place every 15 minutes or so for an entire day, you’ve got my email situation in a nutshell. (IT news)

Viki, The Hulu For Foreign Language Content, Revamps Site, Upgrades Subtitling Tech To Scale Up Usersview story

http://techcrunch.com – Viki, the video streaming site that has carved out a niche for itself as a destination for premium, subtitled, foreign language streamed video content — some 1.5 billion streams today, all translated by crowdsourcing — has renovated itself in a bid to scale up to improve its advertising-led business model. (IT news)