New York: Glam Media, a collection of highly curated blogs mainly centered around fashion, beauty and health, is acquiring Ning, the social media platform co-founded by Marc Andreessen. Andreessen is joining Glam Media's board of directors. The combined companies will have over million users and , publishers. Ning is a custom platform for social media networks used by individuals and professional content creators to build out and manage websites that can integrate with Facebook, Twitter and Google Inc's GOOG. N for online recruitment and Zynga for gaming as examples.
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In honor of New York Internet Week , we scouted the web to find smart, independent women who get hot and heavy with electronics on a daily basis and come out with some heat of their own. Check out our top 10 hottest women in tech now. Jade Raymond Photo: hardcoregaming. With her exotic beauty and enchanting smile, this video game producer definitely makes our cut. After graduating from McGill University, Raymond jumped into programming at Sony, where she eventually helped in the creation of Sony Onlines first Research and Development group. Later a producer of The Sims Online and Assassins Creed, the self-proclaimed avid gamer knows how to play and give patronage: She volunteers for LOVE, a non-profit organization dedicated to ending violence among youth in Canada.
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By Sadie Whitelocks. A men's magazine has been slammed for publishing a list of the '40 Hottest Women In Tech'. Complex , a New York-based bi-monthly glossy, issued the feature on its website on Friday with an accompanying photo gallery showing its pick of 'wonderful' and 'cunning' female innovators. The slideshow, which starts with a scantily-clad image of YouTube host, Marina Orlova, and goes on to feature figures such as Yahoo!