Coming soon: Netflix earnings (as in today)

It looks like Wall Street is expecting a good show from Netflix today when the company reports second-quarter earnings after the markets close. Numbers, we've got numbers: A Bloomberg survey of analysts expects earnings per share of $1.13 on $1.3 billion Read More →

On topic: Tech news to know now

We've got your tech news links right here. The New York Times takes a look at Silicon Valley's "embrace" — depends on whom you ask, of course — of gays and lesbians. Politico reports about Silicon Valley's "Libertarian Read More →

Quoted: Just how much do we Like our Facebook friends?

"Sometimes you just don’t know what to say to a friend, even if you support them, so it's easier to click 'Like.'" — Moira Burke, Facebook data scientist, on a recent study she and a colleague conducted to look Read More →

Off topic: Food names, book covers, scarce spiders, Wikipedia edits, sleep schedules

When food names are objectionable, should they be changed? Redundant much? Books on book covers. Where have all the spiders gone in drought-stricken California? @congressedits tweets Wikipedia edits made from IP addresses in Read More →

On topic: Tech news to know now

And now, your last tech news links for the week. EU wants Apple to do more about in-app purchases, saying the company has made no firm commitment or established timing on when it will address concerns about protecting consumers Read More →

Quoted: slamming Bill Gates

"Super billionaires aren’t happy apparently... They declare we need to import more foreign workers. Mr. Gates says we need to let more and more people into our country to take those kinds of jobs." — Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., Read More →
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