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Facebook expands privacy checkup tool

Source: Business Balla | May 22 2014, 5:00pm CDT | by Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — More Facebook users can expect to see a blue cartoon dinosaur popping up in their feeds, reminding them...
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Tech industry wages soar in the Bay Area

Aug 22 2014 8:23am CDT | Source: San Francisco Business Times

Technology industry employees in the Bay Area continue to have the highest salaries in the nation. Compensation for tech workers in San Francisco jumped 19 percent in 2013 to $156,518, according to a story in the San Francisco Chronicle. That was largest increase out of the 34 markets nationwide. Workers in the mid-Peninsula earned on average $291,497 a year, down 5 percent from 2012 but still the highest wage in the country. The figure is somewhat skew ...
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17 Companies You Didn't Know Were Founded By MIT Grads

Aug 17 2014 2:58pm CDT | Source: Business Insider

When it comes to star entrepreneurs in tech, Harvard and Stanford are the first two schools that come to your mind.  We all know that Mark Zuckerberg launched Facebook in a dorm room at Harvard. Microsoft founder Bill Gates is a well-known Harvard dropout. Sergey Brin and Larry Page were Ph.D students at Stanford when they founded Google. Yahoo co-founders Jerry Yang and David Filo also developed their site while at Stanford. But there’s a school that deserves ...
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Gates invents system to douse himself with ice water to benefit ALS patients

Aug 15 2014 2:27pm CDT | Source: Seattle Business Journal

Ever the innovator, Bill Gates designed and built a pulley system to douse him with water to become the latest tech leader to take part in the viral ice bucket challenge to benefit the ALS Association. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella took part in the challenge, with onlookers cheering nearby, earlier this week. Nadella then challenged Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and Google CEO Larry Page to take the challenge next. Then Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg challenged Ga ...
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10 Things In Tech You Need To Know Today (AAPL, CSCO, GOOGL, AMZN, AOL)

Aug 14 2014 5:07am CDT | Source: Business Insider

Today’s “10 Things In Tech” is sponsored by  Good morning! After two days of rain, we're getting the sun back in New York today. Here's the news: 1. Cisco announced plans to lay off 6,000 employees yesterday during earnings. 2. Lenovo reported a 23% increase in profits, and the CEO talked to the WSJ. It's a good Q&A if you're interested in the smartphone market. Lenovo is the ...
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10 Things In Tech You Need To Know This Morning (AAPL, MSFT, NFLX, TWX, IACI)

Aug 7 2014 5:33am CDT | Source: Business Insider

YouTubeMeredith Perry, founder of uBeam.Good morning! The weather in New York is pretty boring lately, in a good way. It's going to be sunny with a high in the mid 80s today. Let's news it: Tinder, the dating app that has a major investment from IAC, might be raising new money from Benchmark at a $1 billion valuation. A startup called uBeam has made progress on being able to charge devices through the air much like WiFi connect ...
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10 Extremely Wealthy Tech Executives Who Choose To Live Frugally

Aug 6 2014 3:58pm CDT | Source: Business Insider

REUTERS/Tim ShafferEBay founder and chairman Pierre Omidyar in Delaware, December 7, 2009. While some tech executives are quick to splurge on yachts and mega-mansions, others aren't so flashy with their riches. Mark Zuckerberg, for example, drives a $30,000 Volkswagen GTI, while Sergey Brin likes to buy things in bulk at Costco. We've rounded up 10 tech executives who have made millions or even billions with their compa ...
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QUIZ: Is This Quote From A Communist Leader Or A CEO?

Aug 4 2014 10:06am CDT | Source: Business Insider

Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg, and Bill Gates are exemplars of capitalism. Che Guevara, Leon Trotsky, and Karl Marx are pillars of communism. Each gets called "revolutionary" — so what do they have in common, aside from massive visions and egos?  All of them try to change the way regular people live in society, either by putting a computer on every desk or overthrowing the bourgeoisie.  Maybe that's why the capitalist leaders' language sounds ...
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How to overcome the main challenges faced by IT departments

Jul 31 2014 11:34am CDT | Source: BetaNews

IT departments always used to be the butt of jokes. Perhaps this was because being nerdy and geeky wasn't hip and cool until social media took the world by storm and made multimillionaires out of self-confessed geeks like Facebook's founder Mark Zuckerberg and Twitter co-founder Biz Stone. Technology firms like Apple and Google are partly responsible for making consumer IT cool, but the IT department is still often viewed as an impenetrable world only inhabited by ...
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