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1 hr ago | Mashable

Founder of 'Russia's Facebook' Says Government Demanded Ukraine Protestors' Data

The founder of the Russian social network Vkontakte says his country's Federal Security Service demanded the personal information of Ukraine's Euromaidan organizers - and he refused to hand it over.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software

5 hrs ago | Fast Company

Mark Zuckerberg Doesn't Seem Too Worried About Facebook's Teen Exodus As His 30th Birthday Looms

Looking at Facebook's recent moves-- What's App , Oculus Rift , the death of in-app messaging --the company seems to be in experimentation mode, grasping to find what works and what doesn't.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Business News

6 hrs ago | Gawker

Is Mark Zuckerberg Too Old to Run Facebook?

The fable of the dropout prodigy is so widely-told in Silicon Valley that it even came back to bite the enfant terrible who inspired it.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Y Combinator, Science / Technology, Internet

6 hrs ago | ITworld

MIT Media Lab project plots history's most popular personalities

According to a new dataset, the big names in technology lag well behind actors, politicians and athletes in terms of global cultural significance Technology seems to be dominating our culture these days.


7 hrs ago | Forbes.com

5 Women Named Ambassadors For Entrepreneurship By White House

Prosperous economies have steady streams of companies starting up and growing. Especially vital are the high-growth firms that market innovative technologies, products, and business models.


12 hrs ago | MoneyWeek

Joe Blackman: Key to success is to put in the hours

A surprising number of entrepreneurs have made their fortunes after dropping out of university.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Facebook

14 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

Intel beats Street despite drop in first-quarter profit

People visit the Intel booth at the 2013 Computex exhibition at the TWTC Nangang exhibition hall in Taipei in this June 4, 2013 file photo.


Related Topix: Startups, Intel, Computers, PC, Facebook, Spain, World News,

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

Twitter Is Quietly Building A $100 Million Business In Big Data

Twitter today acquired Gnip , a company that had access to Twitter's "firehose" of data and packaged it for resale to other companies that want to slice and dice it.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook


Year Ahead in Social Networks: Facebook Will Still Be King, but Don't Count Out MySpace and LinkedIn

CIO - In the fast growing world of social networks, the past year belonged to Facebook .


Related Topix: Social Software, Startups, Facebook, Life, Holidays, New Year's Day/Eve


Google Edges Out Facebook For Drone-Based Internet Deal

Last month, Facebook CEO and Founder Mark Zuckerberg told the world his company plans to "build drones, satellites and lasers to deliver the Internet to everyone."


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Wireless, Emerging Technology, US Politics, US News


When Facebook is a bank...

Facebook is mere weeks away from having a regulatory green light in Ireland to allow its users there to store money on the site, and make payments to individuals, the Financial Times reports.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Western Union, Country

Search Engine Watch

Reflecting on a Successful ClickZ Live New York & A Fond Farewell to Mike Grehan

The inaugural ClickZ Live New York kicked off with a bang earlier this month as more than 2,000 digital marketing participants gathered at the Marriott Marquis in Times Square to listen, learn, and exchange ideas with fellow industry colleagues.


Related Topix: Clickz, Marketing, Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Internet, Science / Technology


7 Ways the Oculus Rift Could Change Entertainment as We Know It

In the wake of Facebook's $19 billion purchase of messaging service WhatsApp, the social network's recent $2 billion acquisition of Oculus VR - makers of the virtual-reality gaming headset the Oculus Rift - feels like a real bargain.


Related Topix: Social Software, Startups, Facebook, Science / Technology, Virtual Reality, Arts, Cinema

Common Dreams

Close the Billionaire Tax Loophole

If our leaders want to balance the budget, here's a suggestion: Congress can scrap a new "Paris Hilton" giveaway that's draining billions of federal tax dollars.


Related Topix: US News, Liberal Political News


Should Google know your deepest darkest secrets?

FORTUNE Google opens up its Explorer Program today, offering the general public an opportunity to purchase Glass for $1,500.


Related Topix: Google, Startups, Cameras


ACLU-NJ reaches settlement with Newark public schools over release of public records

Mark Zuckerberg, pictured here in 2010 with then Newark Mayor Cory Booker, donated $100 million to Newark schools.


Related Topix: ACLU, Newark, NJ, Cory Booker, Education Etc.

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Globe and Mail

'Facebank' is here: Social network to handle payments, transfers

Investor Tools - Spot opportunities, identify market trends and grow your portfolio with a powerful toolkit to help you invest with confidence Those plastic cards in your wallet will soon be heading to the same junkyard as photographic film, cassette tapes and chequebooks.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook

Los Angeles Times

David Fincher reportedly off Steve Jobs film: Who could replace him? [poll]

After the success of "The Social Network," David Fincher's drama about Mark Zuckerberg and the founding of Facebook, the director emerged as the front-runner to bring the story of another tech giant to the big screen: Apple founder Steve Jobs .


Related Topix: The Social Network, Books, Steve Jobs, Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Movies, Entertainment

Silicon Alley Insider

Jeff Bezos And Mark Zuckerberg Are Racing To Dominate The Mobile Payments Business

This is part of the "Tech 360" series offering a 360-degree view of the tech industry, from in-depth reporting to weekly posts on what you need to know.


Related Topix: Jeff Bezos, Startups, Facebook, Amazon


Google Buys Drone Firm That Facebook Pursued, Too

"Titan Aerospace and Google share a profound optimism about the potential for technology to improve the world," Google said in a statement provided to Mashable .


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook