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Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer earns the same as a man with similar experience would in her position, a study says.

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Yahoo! CEO Marissa Mayer earns the same as a man with similar experience would in her position, a study says.

A Bright Spot in Tech’s Gender Gap

The technology world is still run by men. They have more than 80 percent of the software developer jobs, according to the U.S.  Bureau of Labor Statistics. And they hold most of the leadership positions. But there’s good news for the...

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Yuri Milner, co-founder of investment firm Digital Sky Technologies, predicted three websites that will survive until 2113.

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Yuri Milner, co-founder of investment firm Digital Sky Technologies, predicted three websites that will survive until 2113.

Three Websites That Will Last 100 Years: Yuri Milner Predicts

Yuri Milner, the Russian investor whose early bet on Facebook made him a billionaire, thinks three websites will endure for 100 years. Not surprisingly, the world’s largest social network was one of them. The other two he named are Google...

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg expressed optimism about mobile, but the numbers aren't there yet.

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg expressed optimism about mobile, but the numbers aren't there yet.

Facebook Is a ‘Mobile Company,’ But Is That a Good Business?

Mark Zuckerberg described Facebook today as a “mobile company,” but he has a long way to go to prove that mobile is a viable business. Zuckerberg’s opening statements on Facebook’s earnings call lasted about seven and a half minutes, and...

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Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg introduces Graph Search at the company's headquarters in Menlo Park, California.

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Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg introduces Graph Search at the company's headquarters in Menlo Park, California.

First Impressions of Facebook’s New Graph Search

If you follow directions, Facebook’s new search engine is pretty amazing. But veer off course, and the results reveal just how limited the tool is right now. During an event today at its headquarters in Menlo Park, California, Facebook introduced...

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Facebook plans to show off what it's been working on during a news conference at its headquarters.

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Facebook plans to show off what it's been working on during a news conference at its headquarters.

Live Blog: Facebook Event

Please refresh your browser every few minutes to see my updates. 11:15 a.m. Facebook’s searchapalooza event has come to an end. 11:12 a.m. Hey, Zuck! Remember that company you agreed to spend $1 billion on? Will we be able to...

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Axel Toelke (left) and Ijad Madisch, the CEO and co-founder of Berlin startup ResearchGate.

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Axel Toelke (left) and Ijad Madisch, the CEO and co-founder of Berlin startup ResearchGate.

ResearchGate’s 2013 Resolution: Make Money

Since opening its doors in 2008, ResearchGate has aimed to be the Facebook for scientists — a website for medical researchers to connect and share their findings. But following Facebook’s disastrous initial public offering last year, ResearchGate is spending 2013 trying...

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Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg introduced a video-calling feature to his site last year.

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Facebook Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg introduced a video-calling feature to his site last year.

Facebook Fixes Webcam Vulnerability After Receiving Tip

Facebook has patched a security vulnerability that would have allowed hackers to turn on users’ webcams without their knowledge and post the videos to their profiles. The bug was discovered in July by two computer-security researchers in India, according to...

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The New York Times instituted a paywall on its website last year, a controversial move that has yielded great results.

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The New York Times instituted a paywall on its website last year, a controversial move that has yielded great results.

The New York Times Paywall Is Working Better Than Anyone Had Guessed

Ever since the New York Times rolled out its so-called paywall in March 2011, a perennial dispute has waged. Anxious publishers say they can’t afford to give away their content for free, while the blogger set claim paywalls tend to turn...

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Apple has more than 435 million iTunes accounts stored in the company’s database, according to Talal Khan, an analyst.

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Apple has more than 435 million iTunes accounts stored in the company’s database, according to Talal Khan, an analyst.

Apple’s ITunes Would Be One of World’s Biggest Media Companies

Google, Facebook and even Yahoo have been hailed as visionary companies that aren’t just disrupting old media, they’re replacing it. That conjecture hasn’t applied as readily to Apple, which after all deals in high-end hardware, not eyeballs or advertising. A closer look, however, reveals...

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Attendees of Ideo's sanitation hackathon collaborated on tools for highlighting Ghana's open defecation issues.

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Attendees of Ideo's sanitation hackathon collaborated on tools for highlighting Ghana's open defecation issues.

Flush With Ideas: Hackathon Tackles Ghana’s Toilet Troubles

During a hackathon last week at the San Francisco offices of design firm Ideo, there were laptops, whiteboards, pizza and beer. Oh, and photos of feces on the walls. The 40 software developers who attended the Hack Sanitation event were...

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