Last Week in Betabeat: Gilt Groupe’s Growth Slows

Too busy to check your daily Betabeat? Here are the highlights from last week, as selected by the editors.

REQUIRED READING: Layoffs and Restructuring at Gilt Groupe as New Verticals Fail to Deliver Growth
The mood among certain verticals is tense as employees worry about their future with a company.

REQUIRED READING: Bloomberg Announces New Software Engineering High School, Opening in the Fall
The proposed software academy answers some of the early criticisms of the applied sciences campus project.

SUPPLEMENTAL READINGCity Says Engineering High School Will Have 420 to 460 Students by 2015

EXTRA CREDIT!How the City Plans to Finance Its New Software Engineering High School

Sen. Schumer’s Office Says He’s Still Carefully Considering PIPA, Retracts Dreaded ‘C-Word’
Why Google’s New Social Search Features Will Make You Dumber
Former HuffPo CTO Paul Berry Building New Startup and Incubator With Lerer Ventures
TaskRabbit Acquires SkillSlate For an Undisclosed Sum
GetGlue Raises $12 M. With All Existing Investors Participating
ZocDoc Adds Former Senators Bill Frist (R-TN) and Tom Daschle (D-SD), Healthcare Heavyweights, as Advisors

Man Whose iPhone Interrupted New York Philharmonic Hasn’t Slept in Two Days: ‘It’s Horrible, Horrible’
Rumors & Acquisitions: When Embargoes Break
Coursekit Taps The Hate With #EraseBlackBoard Campaign
Is Airbnb Bothering the Neighbors?

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Last Week in Betabeat: Gilt Groupe’s Growth Slows