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Video: Marissa Mayer, Marc Benioff, Tim Berners-Lee talk privacy at Davos

Couldn't make the World Economic Forum this week in Davos, Switzerland? It's OK, neither could a few heads of state. But here are some high-tech highlights. Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, CEO Marc Benioff and World Wide Web Read More →

On topic: Tech news to know now

Here's what's on the end-of-the-week menu. Apple spent $699,133 on security for Tim Cook — whose compensation more than doubled during a banner year for the company — in 2014. Apple is reportedly giving China access Read More →

Quoted: on the rise of the ‘unicorn’ startups

"It used to be that unicorns were these mythical creatures. Now there are herds of unicorns." — Jason Green, a venture capitalist at Emergence Capital Partners, on the growing number of "unicorns," or billion-dollar tech startups. In fact, unicorns are becoming Read More →

LeapFrog in a swamp of trouble

LeapFrog, the Emeryville company whose LeapPad has been popular in the educational toy category, has warned investors that it would miss earnings projections, the company said in a press release. The company cited weaker than expected holiday sales, particularly Read More →

Words Linkedin job hunters ought to avoid

People looking for a new job need to first look in a thesaurus before posting their self-promoting blather on Linkedin, according to the Mountain View-based online professional network. Among the various terms that career-seeking members overuse on the site, Linkedin noted Read More →

Off topic: U.S. of change, transit timelines, forensic entomology, NFL bad lip reading

Demographically speaking, what will America look like in 5 years? 10 years? Map and graphics. Attention, transportation nerds, check out these rapid transit timelines. When insects help solve crimes. And silly video time: Read More →

Tech jobs: Nice, if you can keep them

Numbers, we've got numbers. One report shows just how well tech jobs paid last year. But another report shows a lot of those jobs went up in smoke in 2014. U.S. tech industry jobs paid an average of $89,450 in 2014, Read More →

Ford grows Silicon Valley research office

Ford announced Thursday that it is opening a new research center in Palo Alto. Read More →

Apple’s share of Asian smartphone market on the rise

Propelled by strong iPhone 6 sales, Apple is claiming more market share in Asia -- even on arch-rival Samsung's home turf. A new report published by Counterpoint Research shows that Apple has made significant gains in South Korea, China and Read More →

On topic: Tech news to know now

We've got your tech news links right here. EBay shares are up sharply today after yesterday's announcement of 2,400 layoffs, earnings, plus the possibility that it will split into three companies instead of just two. Analyst says Apple paid more money Read More →
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