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AMD’s earnings send shares tumbling, analysts’ view mixed

Shares of Sunnyvale chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices dropped nearly 18 percent in early trading Friday after posting earnings yesterday that disappointed Wall Street. But some analysts remain upbeat about the company. AMD's second-quarter sales increased 24 percent from a year ago. Read More →

After slashing share prices, TubeMogul pops in first-day trading

TubeMogul stock soared in its market debut on Friday, with shares of the video-advertising company opening at $8.76, well above the $7 IPO price. Shares popped more than 25 percent within the first half-hour of trading, and by late-morning trading had jumped more 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 →

Off topic: Story time, United States of books, ‘mistakes were made,’ record-setting dinner

Story time: Leave a voicemail about a book and tell a story of your own at Call Me Ishmael. Speaking of stories, non-fiction books about every American state. Some political uses of the popular phrase "Read More →

A Twitter campaign to push Twitter to release its workforce data

Google has done it. So has Yahoo, Facebook, LinkedIn and most recently Salesforce. Apple's CEO told Bloomberg that he will "at some point." But so far, Twitter has not said it will release data about its workforce demographics. Now, Rev. Read More →

NSA spying: Snowden speaks, USA Freedom Act, privacy as human right

We're watching, always watching for NSA spying news. • Edward Snowden says he could "live with" ending up in Guantanamo. In an interview with the Guardian, the now-wanted former tech government contractor — who leaked the secret documents that Read More →

Facebook’s latest app: For celebs only

Everyone knows celebrities get special treatment. Now Facebook’s developed a special app, just for celebrities, that’s designed to make it easier for them to share their thoughts and observations with the rest of us little people. The new app, called Read More →

On topic: Tech news to know now

Once again, we've got your tech news links right here. EU invites Google, Yahoo, Microsoft to talk about the "right to be forgotten" ruling, which requires Internet companies to consider and comply with takedown requests for search-engine results. Meanwhile, Read More →

Valley venture capital investments continue at record pace

Silicon Valley investors poured more money into health care startups and hot consumer apps such as Uber and Airbnb during the second quarter of this year, making the spring months the biggest in dollar volume for venture capital spending than Read More →

Quoted: on Microsoft’s 18,000 job cuts

"Nadella is not wearing rose-colored glasses." — Daniel Ives, analyst at FBR Capital Markets, on Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's announcement today that he's laying off 18,000 employees in the next year. Ives said the software company — which has Read More →
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