Tag Archives: Silicon Valley

LinkedIn is getting a Facebook-like feature

View gallery .LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner Stephen Lam/Getty Images LinkedIn has a content problem, although not quite the content problem you might think. The professional networking site, acquired by Microsoft (MSFT)…

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Why Snap may be more like Twitter than Facebook

View gallery .Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel Credit: Getty/Michael Kovac Snap (SNAP), parent company of Snapchat, may have more in usual with Twitter (TWTR) than you might think, a new report…

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How GameStop could bounce back after its epic sales miss

View photo .GameStop’s saving grace this year may be Nintendo’s recently released Switch console. GameStop’s (GME) shares plummeted more than 13% on Friday after it reported weak sales the day…

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Amazon is continuing to define what consumers want

View photo .More recent Amazon initiatives such as Prime Now & Flex Delivery aim to deliver orders to your doorstep in two hours or less. When Amazon (AMZN) began offering…

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7 ways Facebook tried to copy Snapchat

For all its ingenuity, Facebook (FB) still has one serious achilles heel: Snap (SNAP). Ever since Snap reportedly spurned a $3 billion acquisition offer from Facebook back in 2013, the…

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Silicon Valley’s favorite sneaker has a wear-and-tear problem

View photo .Allbirds’s Wool Runner sneakers are a hit among tech workers. The problem? They don’t last very long. Pictured: my pair of Allbirds, purchased & delivered mid-January of this…

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Why 'experience' can hurt tech workers in Silicon Valley

Age can be a liability in Silicon Valley. Source: Viewminder/Flickr Silicon Valley is an industry whose foundation was built, byte by byte, with youthful innovation. Look no further than some…

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Facebook puts a price on suburban living for employees

By Olivia Oran & Sarah McBride NEW YORK/EAST PALO ALTO, Calif. (Reuters) – Facebook Inc is offering employees at its Silicon Valley headquarters at least $10,000 to move closer to…

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Obama appeals to Silicon Valley for help with online anti-extremist campaign

By Roberta Rampton & Dustin Volz WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – President Barack Obama on Sunday called on Silicon Valley to assist address the threat of militant groups using social media…

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Facebook makes paid time off for baby leave a global benefit

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Less than a week after Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said he would take two months of paternity leave, the social media company announced it is…

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