Apple hires YouTube alum to help with video efforts | Cult of Mac
Apple is stepping up its video game by hiring one of the key employees from YouTube that helped the service become the world’s biggest video streaming platform.Vijay Karunamurthy, who worked at YouTube in its early years and then went on to co-found the food rating app Nom, has reportedly joined Apple, though the company is staying tight-lipped on what he’s working on.Karanumurthy joined Apple in April, according to a report from Bloomberg. That’s the same month that Karanamurthy’s app Nom was removed from the App Store, but Apple apparently didn’t acquire the app and all its employees.Nom was co-founded by Karanumurthy and Steve Chen who is also another early YouTube alum. Chen’s LinkedIn profile says he left Nom in April as well, though his current employment isn’t listen.
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