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3 hrs ago | The Daily Beast

Let's Talk About Silicon Valley RacismBy Samantha Allen

In a culture that maintains its belief in the individualism of the American entrepreneurial spirit, we tend to turn Silicon Valley tech founders into heroes and public figures.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software, The Social Network, Ferguson, MO, Blog News

5 hrs ago | World Magazine

Internet for everyone

A simple smartphone app may become the key that unlocks economic development potential for dozens of underdeveloped nations.


Related Topix: Cellphones, Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Cell Phones, Electronics

7 hrs ago | Express India

Cold Shower: Ice Bucket Challenge

Would you dump a bucket of ice-cold water on your head for a charitable cause? Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, Microsoft founder Bill Gates and CEO Satya Nadella, Google founders Larry Page and Sergei Brin and Amazon chief Jeff Bezos have already done so.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Microsoft, Bill Gates, Google, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

Thu Aug 21, 2014

San Jose Mercury News

Redwood City and Ravenswood school districts each get $1 million grant from Zuckerberg foundation

Three Redwood City elementary schools will get to split a $1.06 million donation from Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg's education foundation, the district announced this morning.


Related Topix: San Mateo County, CA, Redwood City, CA, Education Etc., Startups, Facebook, Social Software, East Palo Alto, CA

The Daily Caller

State Department Bans Diplomats From Ice Bucket Challenge

In a move forwarded by State Department lawyers, U.S. diplomats are now prohibited from taking part in the ice bucket challenge to avoid ethics violations, Politico reports .


Related Topix: George Bush, Startups, Facebook, US Politics, US News, Joe Biden, Conservative Political News

Silicon Alley Insider

Silicon Valley's Tech Elite Are Spending Millions To Live Like Kings...

Facebook cofounder Dustin Moskovitz and friends at Burning Man, who have helped pitch their own tents and slept in scorching heat like other Burners.


Related Topix: Arts, Burning Man, Startups, Facebook


Tom Cruise takes the ice bucket challenge - watch

Tom Cruise has taken the ice bucket challenge to raise awareness of Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis .


Related Topix: Action Movies, Mission: Impossible, Thriller, Adventure, Mystery Movies, Celebrities, Tom Cruise, Startups, Facebook

Ars Technica

The other strange tale of Facebook's disputed origins

Prosecutors said it took decades for Bernard Madoff to pull off one of the largest financial scams in US history to the tune of $65 billion, an elaborate Ponzi scheme perpetrated against the upper crust of society.


Related Topix: Social Software, Startups, Facebook, Bernie Madoff, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Harvard University, Weird


Billionaires silent after big splash

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, billionaire Michael Bloomberg and Citigroup exec Carlos Gutierrez gave immigration reform firepower last year, when they lent their money or names to the cause.


Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Startups, Facebook, Social Software, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Steve King

Wed Aug 20, 2014


Coding in N.J. classrooms: 'Language' of computer science grows as life-skill

Microsoft founder Bill Gates got his first exposure at age 13. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg started when he was about 12. Twitter creator Jack Dorsey was 8 and Dropbox founder Drew Houston was just 5. These gurus of tech were only kids when they began learning how to program a computer.


Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, Microsoft, Startups, Facebook, Bill Gates


What's New With Facebook?

"This is a good quarter for us," stated Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on a conference call with analysts recently, "But there's still so much room to grow."


Related Topix: Social Software, Startups, Facebook, Mobile Marketing, Advertising

The Japan Times

U.S. ice bucket challenge picked up by Japan's movers and shakers

The so-called Ice Bucket Challenge campaign asks contenders to dump a bucket of ice water over themselves, post a video on social media, and then nominate three friends to do the same.


Related Topix: Jpop, Ayumi Hamasaki


Why the Ice Bucket Challenge Is a Watershed Moment for Facebook

The Ice Bucket Challenge has been a juggernaut this summer. Everyone in your Facebook feed - from Tim Cook to your parents - is pouring ice water on their heads to raise awareness and money for ALS research.


Related Topix: Social Software, Startups, Facebook

I programmer

Code In The Classroom

Continuing its push to give all school students the opportunity to learn to code, Code.org is inviting educators to check out the beta of its K-5 Computer Science Curriculum, which will be launched in September.


Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, Microsoft, Startups, Facebook

Metro UK News

Potheads panic as 'Facebook Drug Task Force' rumours go viral

Yes, something went wrong. You tried to buy drugs - and the Facebook Drug Task Force is calling the police Thousands of weed enthusiasts are feeling quite gullible today, after hoax reports of a 'Facebook Drug Task Force' were bandied around the internet.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook

Tue Aug 19, 2014

KTVU Oakland

Bay Area favorites jump on the Ice Bucket Challenge bandwagon

Love it or hate it, the ALS ice bucket challenge is having an extended moment in the social media spotlight.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Bill Gates, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Alameda County, CA


Nutonian's Michael Schmidt Recognized as an Honoree of MIT...

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This morning, MIT Technology Review named Nutonian founder/CEO Michael Schmidt one of its 35 Innovators Under 35 , a "list of exceptionally talented technologists whose work has great potential to transform the world."


Related Topix: Cambridge, MA, Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Facebook


Facebook: Protest For Gaza Censored and Steven Argue Blocked From Posting

Despite the attempts by Facebook to censor the Oakland block the Boat protest, the protest successfully blocked a ship of the Israeli Zim shipping line from unloading on August 16th, 2014.


Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Social Software, Startups, Facebook, Palestinian Territories


Lyft COO Out After Tensions With Founders

According to sources close to the situation, Lyft COO Travis VanderZanden has left his job, after some level of tension with its founders.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook

The Washington Post

CEOs doing the ice bucket challenge

Aug 14, 2014: Chicago Cubs vice president of baseball operations Theo Epstein is dunked with a bucket of water as part of the ice bucket challenge in awareness for ALS research.


Related Topix: Public Relations, Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, Startups, Facebook, Microsoft