7/14/2014 Last Week In Tech…In Tweets

1. Ebay teams up with Sotheby to run auctions online. Sotheby's and eBay team up to stream high-end auctions online http://t.co/LEQc8Fgk7x — Guardian Tech (@guardiantech) July 14, 2014 It didn’t work in 2002, but Sotheby and eBay believe the online art buying market has matured enough to try again. EBay's buyers will be able to […]

1. Ebay teams up with Sotheby to run auctions online.

It didn’t work in 2002, but Sotheby and eBay believe the online art buying market has matured enough to try again.


2. Rap Genius raises $60M

From rap lyrics to literature – Rap Genius focused on a small and tight community before expanding laterally. It’s a good model for content startups.

3. Secretly raises $25M at $100M valuation.

Anonymous content is liberating to post and fascinating to watch, but can content creators build brands on a nameless social network?

4. LinkedIn acquires Newsle

How will specialized content about your network fit in with LinkedIn’s own content strategy?

5. Square acquires food delivery company TryCaviar.

Square has been trying to get into food services, but only did take out before. Now they can get in on the fast growing food delivery industry.

6. Google Glass Creator Heads To Amazon

It’s another big blow for Google Glass, which wasn’t even mentioned at their recent I/O conference.

And for fun…

7. Lebron James returns to hometown team Cleveland Cavaliers.


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