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Christmas Zillow style, thrill-seeking Murdoch, and the hunt for tech talent

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who's the fairest portal economist of them all?

Zillow CEO Spencer Rascoff has some Christmas bounty for his kids -- and a tweet that makes a nice stocking stuffer for Amazon, too. https://twitter.com/spencerrascoff/status/545700964573782017 Given the more than $65 million worth of Zillow stock Rascoff has sold so far and his seemingly down-to-earth persona, one can only guess what they hold. Introducing Move's new leader Rupert Murdoch is bringing in one of News Corp.'s own, Ryan O'Hara, to take charge of realtor.com and Move. The firm announced the move on Wednesday. Steve Berkowitz, who stood at Move's helm for close to six years, is out, with O'Hara set to take over on Jan. 5. Ryan O'Hara O'Hara, who spent close to a decade as an exec at several News Corp. properties, is a native of Southern California who attended Stanford on a volleyball scholarship. His 1989 Stanford team was a runner up to the NCAA national volleyball championship, we learned from profiles in the Stanford alumni magazine and The N...