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Yahoo plans to lay off more than 600 employees as soon as Tuesday, CNBC learnt late Monday.
The hit game is one of the unlikeliest pop-culture crazes of the year — and perhaps the first to make the leap from cellphone screens to the mainstream, the New York Times reports.
The Federal Trade Commission’s proposed privacy mechanism could cause a major shift in the online advertising industry, as companies that have relied on consumers’ browsing history try to make up for what could be billions in lost revenue. The New York Times reports.
These days in Silicon Valley, a billion dollars seems downright quaint. The enthusiasm for social networking and mobile apps has venture capitalists clamoring to give money to young companies. The New York Times reports.
As investors fret that Google’s $6 billion bid for Groupon is too high a price to pay, new details about the company’s sales and growth suggest that it might be more like one of Groupon’s cut-rate deals. The New York Times reports.
The pace at a big company is far slower than at a start-up, a difference that matters to the entrepreneurial spirit, the New York Times reports.
European shares were set to open higher on Thursday, adding to gains in the previous session, and after Wall Street rose on upbeat economic data.
Sean Parker, the entrepreneur behind Napster and Facebook now turned investor, has been thinking a lot about innovation — or the lack of it — in the United States. The New York Times reports.
Remember Chatroulette, the Web site that pairs strangers for anonymous video chats? It was all the rage among the Web’s tastemakers early this year. Then the creeps took over, and the technorati moved on. The New York Times reports.
When Oliver Kreylos, a computer scientist, heard about the capabilities of Microsoft’s new Kinect gaming device, he couldn’t wait to get his hands on it. “I dropped everything, rode my bike to the closest game store and bought one,” he said. The New York Times reports.
When Sam Keller, a former quarterback at Arizona State, sued the video game publisher Electronic Arts last year, he was seeking compensation for himself and other college athletes whose names were not used but whose images he contended were being illegally used by the company. The New York Times reports.
Cisco CEO John Chambers told CNBC Thursday that even he was surprised by the networking giant's dismal revenue outlook, which sparked a selloff in Cisco's stock and the rest of the market.
the New York Times reports.
Start-ups and big companies alike have tried to take on Google by building a better search engine. That they have failed has not stopped brave new entrants. The NYT reports.
Intel, for the first time, has agreed to manufacture another company’s chips at its most advanced factories. The move thrusts Intel, the largest and wealthiest chip maker, into the contract manufacturing business dominated by Taiwanese and Chinese companies. The NYT reports.
Silicon Valley’s venture capital industry is coming to rely on Asia for the initial public offerings that have historically brought its biggest paydays, to judge by deals from Sequoia Capital, one of the Valley’s most prominent financiers. The FT reports.
Spam around the world dropped by an estimated one-fifth after Russia’s pursuit of a suspected spam kingpin, reports The New York Times.
Apple’s PC-versus-Mac battle almost put it out of business. Is it creating a similar one in the smartphone field?
Google likes to have its finger on the pulse of the Web, and that’s becoming harder to do as users increasingly use closed networks like Facebook, reports The New York Times.
As countries expand efforts to gain Western technology, U.S. firms risk having employees expose secrets, reports the New York Times.
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