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Congress' easy renewal of an expiring ban on undetectable plastic guns belies the larger reality that one year after the horrific school shooting in Newtown, Conn., major new firearms restrictions have little chance of... SAN FRANCISCO - Even as Silicon Valley speaks out against the U.S. government's surveillance methods, technology companies are ... (more)
Mon Dec 09, 2013
A modest proposal: Lose the tint, Tech Buses
Just about every morning on my bike ride to work these huge buses barrel the other way down The Mission, driving employees to Google, Genentech, Facebook, Yahoo and other giants, somewhere down the peninsula.
Swrve Adds Dynamic Engagement Scoring To Help App Devs Better Monetize Their User Groups
It's a mobile world, and making money from users on the go is the question that Yahoo needs to answer and that Facebook already has.
Yahoo Is Trying to Buy Imgur, Reddit's Favorite Image Sharing Website
Business Insider reports that Yahoo began " serious talks to buy " Imgur, the meme-laden photo-sharing site that grew of its symbiosis with Reddit, this fall.
Sustainability Professionals from Yahoo!, Symantec, Genentech, & More ...
Many of the worlds leading organizations are beginning to take a deeper look at deploying sustainable business models, especially as it pertains to brand image.
Silicon Alley Insider
Eight technology giants, including Google and Microsoft , have started a public campaign to limit government surveillance of users, The New York Times reports.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
's Weekend M&A Chatter
The following are the M&A deals, rumors and chatter circulating on Wall Street for Friday December 6 through Sunday December 8. 2013: The Deal : Live streaming concert platform View EVNTLIVE, announced on its website Friday , it had been acquire by Yahoo .
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Keyword Advertising Lawsuits Against Search Engines Mostly...
I know of only two pending trademark lawsuits against search engines for selling trademarked keywords: Parts.com and Carla Ison.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Silicon Alley Insider
Yahoo has acquired Evntlive , an online platform for live concerts, the two companies announced Friday.
Millions of Social Networks Accounts Hacked
How about a scare for the weekend? According to internet security firm Trustwave, more than 2 million passwords for social media sites including Facebook and Twitter, as well as passwords for Yahoo and Google, have been hacked and posted online.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Marissa Mayer's Yahoo
As one of Google's highest-ranking women, Marissa Mayer became a Silicon Valley superstar, but inside the search giant her dazzle sometimes wore thin, with colleagues rebelling against her imperious style.
Insider Selling: Aman Kothari Sells 14,346 Shares of Yahoo! Stock
Yahoo! CAO Aman Kothari unloaded 14,346 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, December 3rd.
Celtra Hires Ex-Adobe Exec Taplin as EVP of Global Sales
December 5, 2013 - Celtra Inc. , the industry leader for rich media mobile ad creation, serving and analytics, today announced the appointment of Todd Taplin as Executive Vice President of Global Sales, Strategy and Services.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Alaska Journal of Commerce
Techies vs. NSA: Encryption arms race escalates
Encrypted email, secure instant messaging and other privacy services are booming in the wake of the National Security Agency's recently revealed surveillance programs.
Seaweed chip finds a 'New Frontier' in snacking
"We didn't set out to save the planet by finding a sustainable, negative carbon footprint ingredient in seaweed, but it's hard not to rally behind it," said Robert Mock, cofounder of Ocean's Halo The Seaweed Chip.
The Motley Fool
Katie Couric, Maria Bartiromo Facing Big Challenges
Last week was one of broadcast television shakeups. Cable business news saw industry veteran Maria Bartiromo depart from Comcast 's CNBC, whose ratings the business titan helped to build throughout her two-decade tenure, for Twenty-First Century Fox 's ABC is not expected to continue for a third season, dissolving a reported $40 million contract.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
The City Wire
Prestige, protests come with Wal-Mart Board service
Serving on the Wal-Mart Stores Board of Directors pays a handsome amount, but it's not without some hazards as the retail giant is regularly a target for protestors from various union-sponsored groups.
FTC to Address 'Blurred Lines' of Native Advertising in December 4 Workshop
Publishers and advertisers have been purposefully deceiving consumers for decades with ads meant to look, act and feel like editorial.
Yahoo buys natural language data startup
Yahoo has acquired SkyPhrase, a natural language processing company that, like Siri and Google Now, makes it easier for computers to better understand and act on human language.