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What’s next for Yahoo after Alibaba IPO?

Alibaba shares are up, Yahoo shares are down. How is Yahoo — which owns nearly a quarter of Alibaba — being affected by Alibaba's IPO today? In the run-up to the Alibaba IPO and Yahoo's expected windfall, the Silicon Valley company's Read More →

Quoted: Alibaba’s Jack Ma looks back

"Fifteen years ago I only earned, like, $20 a month." — Jack Ma, chairman of Alibaba, which began trading today on Wall Street and is now worth about $230 billion. Ma told CNBC he got his inspiration from America after visiting Read More →

Facebook sticks with real-names rule after meeting with drag queens

Facebook is sticking with its real-name rule after a meeting Wednesday with drag queens and others who argued that the social network's requirement puts people at risk. San Francisco Supervisor David Campos, who attended the meeting, held a press conference afterwards Read More →

Net neutrality proposal draws record number of comments

When it comes to whether and how the government should ensure net neutrality on the Internet, record numbers of people wanted to put in their 2 cents. More than 3 million comments were submitted to the Federal Communications Commission on its so-called Read More →

Google Transparency Report: Government requests for data still rising

Google has released its latest Transparency Report, covering the first six months of the year, and the trend continues: The numbers of government requests for user information are going nowhere but up. Since the last report, they've risen 15 Read More →

Quoted: Tim Cook on privacy and how Apple’s business is ‘very different’

"Our business is not based on having information about you. You're not our product. Our product are (iPhones), and this watch, and Macs, and so forth. And so we run a very different company. I think everyone has to ask, Read More →
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