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Top Twitter moments from the Billboard Music Awards

Twitter lit up Sunday night as musicians and fans flooded the social media site to pontificate and crack jokes about the Billboard Music Awards. From Madonna slurring her words, fueling rumors that the pop diva was drunk, to an unexpected Read More →

Whistleblower emerges amid Google’s U.K. tax woes

A report published by the Sunday Times sheds light on the tone of British lawmakers' grilling of Google over taxes last week: A former Google executive has turned whistleblower, showing the newspaper evidence he says proves that "what Read More →

Mr. Cook goes to Washington: Apple CEO to talk taxes and offshoring

Apple CEO Tim Cook is scheduled to testify Tuesday morning at a Senate hearing about offshore taxes. He will propose a "dramatic simplification" of tax laws to help bring more corporate profit back to the United States, according to the Read More →

Quoted: Tumblr CEO talks ‘awesome’ Yahoo deal

"Before touching on how awesome this is, let me try to allay any concerns: We're not turning purple." — David Karp, Tumblr CEO, on Yahoo's $1.1 billion purchase of the popular blogging site, which was confirmed this Read More →

Ericsson Silicon Valley’s Maya Strelar-Migotti’s Six ways to fire up innovation in big enterprises

As the head of IP and broadband development for Ericsson in Silicon Valley, Maya Strelar-Migotti wrestles with a problem that you hear many leaders of huge, global companies worry about all the time: Now that we're gigantic and hidebound, Read More →

TiECon 2013 advice for women in Tech from VMWare’s Preeti Somal, iControl Network’s Letha Mclaren, Biba Systems Beth Styles, VC Task Force’s June Riley and Stanford’s Neerja Raman

TiECon, Silicon Valley’s annual mega-networking conference, is leaning in big time this year. For the second year in a row the event, which draws entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, technologists and journalists from around the world to panel discussions and on-stage interviews, Read More →

Lego shows off new Mindstorms robot kit, touts summer tour

The folks from Lego Mindstorms stopped by this week to show off their new robot kit, called the EV3, and some of the cool things users will be able to build with it, including three new robot "bonus" models for Read More →

Tech and basketball: Tibco’s Vivek Ranadive scores Sacramento Kings deal

Tech and basketball, a sequel: The new majority owner of the Sacramento Kings is a team led by Tibco Software Chairman and CEO Vivek Ranadive, pending approval. Other tech names on the 30-strong buyers' team, according to the Read More →

Nikola Tesla walks into a Sand Hill Road VC firm…

OK, so maybe making fun of venture capitalists is like shooting fish in a barrel. (Note: No fish were harmed in the producing of this blog post.) That said, the group behind a movement to get a statue of Nikola Tesla Read More →
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