Content personalization still has a long way to go

Pointing people to “really interesting articles on the fringes of the internet that you had no idea existed or that you wanted” is still in its very early stages, according to Zite’s CEO and Prismatic’s CTO.

We asked the experts: How do you do YouTube?

Everyone uses YouTube, but how exactly do people discover new videos? We asked both web video professionals like Amy Pham and Zadi Diaz as well as your average 12 year old girl to find out.

Amazon execs set to testify in price-fixing case against Apple

Amazon won a court ruling last week that restrict Apple’s access to its executives and documents. Filings from the case also show that senior Amazon executives are poised to testify for the government in its price-fixing case against Apple.

Pinterest competitor Fancy hauls in $26.4M

Fancy, a social discovery and shopping site that competes with Pinterest, has raised $26.4 million according to a new filing with American Express vice chairman Ed Gillespie joining the board of Thing Daemon, the company behind Fancy.

Marshall Kirkpatrick’s Little Bird wants to be your new “robot librarian”

Friday marks the official launch of former ReadWriteWeb editor Marshall Kirkpatrick’s data-based discovery startup Littlebird (formerly known as Plexus Engine). The company, which aims to automate discovery and vetting of experts and influencers on any given topic, has also raised $1 million in funding.