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Are Fab.com's recent troubles—the loss of its co-founder Bradford Shellhammer along with other senior execs, the rounds of layoffs—all the fault of CEO Jason Goldberg? Our new friends at The Verge dig deep into Goldberg's past and the current climate at Fab, finding that Goldberg has done this "exact same thing" before with another well-funded startup, Jobster. Interesting indeed. [The Verge]