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Does this Newsweek cover hurt women in tech?

If you are a girl standing in line at the grocery store and see the above Newsweek cover, chances are you don't think, "I can't wait to go to Silicon Valley when I grow up and start my company. " The Read More →

Apple stock soars to new high

Still riding high on its stellar earnings, Apple's stock soared to a new intraday record Friday morning. Shortly after the markets opened, Apple's stock climbed to more than $120, above the previous closing high of $119 and intraday high of $119.75. Investors are Read More →

The top IPOs of 2015 (Spoiler: they include Uber and your favorite Greek yogurt)

With Box soaring 66 percent in its long-awaited debut this month, and Shake Shack, the New York burger chain, opening trading this week at an astonishing 131 percent above its offer price, 2015 is off to strong start for IPOs. According Read More →

On topic: Tech news to know now

Here are your end-of-the-week tech news links. Google agrees to better inform users about its catch-all privacy policy, which Britain's data protection regulator says is too vague. East Coast vs. West Coast: Rapper Jay-Z seems to be taking on Dr. Dre's Read More →

Quoted: Comparing Apple and Microsoft

"You have to acknowledge that Microsoft has been successful and it still is. But clearly, they’ve struggled over how to protect the Windows franchise while not having that hold them back in other areas. I think even Microsoft would agree Read More →

Off topic: Squat at the station, library drawings, underwater forest, resized countries

Squat and ride: To fight obesity, Mexico is encouraging residents to do 10 squats in exchange for a free subway ticket. Branching out: Drawings of public libraries in Toronto. An underwater forest believed to be Read More →

Carmelo Anthony invests in Whistle, a startup to track your dog’s activity

Carmelo Anthony has made a fortune playing basketball, and now he's investing that money in puppies. Anthony's fund Melo7 Tech Partners, which he founded with businessman Stuart Goldfarb, has thrown a hefty chunk of change into San Francisco-based Whistle, which makes dog-activity monitors. Read More →

Facebook launches new ‘Place Tips’ tool

Some Facebook users headed to a restaurant, museum or other places may notice a new feature pop up today on their smartphones. Competing with other location-search apps such as Foursquare and Yelp, the new tool called "Place Tips" shows users Read More →

Google might thank Apple’s big phones for ad revenue boost

When Google releases its fourth-quarter earnings report late Thursday, it is unlikely to match the stunning gains shown by Apple earlier this week. But the development that made Apple's profits so huge -- bigger smartphones -- could also be helping Google. "In Read More →

Stock talk: Yahoo, Alibaba shares falling

Yahoo and Alibaba — two companies in the spotlight this week — are seeing their shares fall sharply today, in the wake of Yahoo's decision to spin off its stake in Alibaba, and the Chinese e-commerce giant's earnings results today. Yahoo's Read More →
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