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1. Indiegogo hires Reddit’s Andy Yang as new CEO
CEO David Mandelbrot is stepping down, and according to sources close to the company, several other Indiegogo employees are also leaving.
Mandelbrot announced his departure on LinkedIn, citing “personal reasons.” He was at Indiegogo for six years, starting as senior vice president of operations in August of 2013. Yang, meanwhile, recently led the product team at Reddit.
2. Google’s Duplex calls still frequently require human intervention
Google’s AI-based reservation booking service seems almost too impressive to be a machine. And…