Tech news from around the web:

  • Facebook has hired Microsoft’s global advertising head, Carolyn Everson, as one of its top sales execs, AllThingsDigital reports. Ms Everson will be the Silicon Valley company’s global sales vice-president but is likely to be located in New York.

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Dopplr, one of the darlings of the early adopter crowd, announced an all-star roster of angel backers today.

A social network primarily aimed at business travellers, Dopplr informs its users when serendipity delivers themselves and their frequent-flier contacts to the same city. Read more