Staying & going: eBay to spend $35M to retain execs, while cutting ties to ALEC

eBay CEO John Donahoe has 23 million reasons to stick around until the company splits in two next year. The San Jose-based e-commerce giant will spend more than $35 million to retain Donahoe and four other top executives until PayPal Read More →

On topic: Tech news to know now

We read the Internet this morning so you don't have to. Here's what's going on: Apple CEO Tim Cook is "deeply offended" by BBC allegations of labor abuse at Chinese factories where iPhones and iPads are built. eBay Read More →

Quoted: Sony hack, extortion likely sign of more to come

"I fully expect to see more actions like this against film studios or other soft targets because they have not paid attention to cyber security for so long." -- Jeffrey Carr, CEO of cyber security company Taia Global, Read More →

Off topic: ‘Interview’ scene, whale party, emailing tools, Colbert farewell

Check out the surprisingly gruesome scene from "The Interview" that likely most angered North Korea. And in non-exploding-head matters, take a peek at this drone video of a humpback-whale feeding frenzy, which, for a frenzy, is Read More →

What privacy will look like in 2025, according to Pew study

As the year winds down, we're being bombarded with predictions about what's in store for 2015. But a new report released today by Pew Research is looking further ahead — at privacy in 2025. The report comes in the wake Read More →

On topic: Tech news to know now

Here's what's on the Thursday menu. U.S. links Sony hack to North Korea, the New York Times reports. Wednesday, Sony announced it would not be releasing "The Interview." Experts are saying the Sony hack may be the Read More →
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