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Facebook plucks Pryte for app data plans in emerging markets

The business hasn't officially launched, but Pryte's team has access to wireless operators in emerging markets, which fits with a key Facebook goal.

By June 3, 2014

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Apple said to have plucked Levis executive to run US retail

Apple hires former Levis executive Enrique Atienza to help it run its retail operations in the US, according to a new report.

By August 21, 2013

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Amazon plucks wholesome publisher to boost original titles

The online retail giant acquires the publishing rights to 3,000 titles from Avalon Books, whose romance, western, and mystery books eschew sex, cursing, and excessive drinking.

By June 4, 2012

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Plucking cancer cells from blood via microfluidics

A new gadget can capture and culture circulating cancer cells shed by a tumor, providing important data about cancer progression and how patients respond to treatment.

By April 25, 2012

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MetroPCS plucks the apple-red Samsung Contour

The Samsung Contour, a new flip phone for MetroPCS, comes in candy-apple red.

By November 8, 2010

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Ep. 1126: Microsoft plucks Plurk

Among the news of new URL shorteners and Australian Internet filters comes one of the darkest moments in microblogging. Microsoft has pulled down their new Twitter-like site in China because it turns out it wasn't Twitter-like at all. It was in fact more like Plurk. In fact it looked like maybe they stole Plurk's code. We also get morally outraged at good business plans. Or stupid people. Or something. Just watch. Or listen.

By December 15, 2009

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Buzz Out Loud Podcast 1126: Microsoft plucks Plurk

Among the news of new URL shorteners and Australian Internet filters comes one of the darkest moments in microblogging: Microsoft has pulled down its new Twitter-like site in China because it turns out it wasn't Twitter-like at all.

By December 15, 2009

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MTV Networks plucks eJamming collaboration software

Music giant signs deal to integrate eJamming's Audiio software into virtual worlds and new sites to help musicians collaborate on songs and form bands.

By December 2, 2008

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Demand Media buys social software maker Pluck

The social media company did not disclose financial details, but various reports peg the deal worth between $50 million and $75 million.

By March 4, 2008

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Facebook plucks new COO from Google's sales ranks

The Palo Alto, Calif.-based start-up hires veteran googler Sheryl Sandberg to replace outgoing Chief Operating Officer Owen Van Natta.

By March 4, 2008