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Tech Moves: Porch poaches engineering lead Nakhuda from Amazon; Apple’s PR chief retires; Twilio taps director; and more

—Seattle home improvement startup Porch has hired Daryn Nakhuda to be its director of growth engineering. Nakhuda will be charged with running an engineering team that’s focused on driving customer acquisition, revenue and retention. Prior to his work at Porch, Nakhuda served as a software development manager at Amazon, leading a team for an undisclosed new… Read More

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Startup Spotlight: Codeproof IDs jailbroken phones, ‘malicious apps’ and other mobile threats

Make no mistake about it, life is challenging for corporate IT managers these days. Not only must they now deal with ongoing cyberthreats, but an increasing number of employees are connecting to the corporate network with their personal devices, like iPads and Android phones. That trend — known in tech speak as BYOD or Bring Your… Read More