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Culture

Follow the Money: Did Men Earn Quintuple What Women Made at Kleiner Perkins?

Pro tip for an aspiring VC: Be a managing member. That’s where the money is.

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February 26, 2015, 2:23 PM PST

Voices

We Won the Internet! What’s Next?

The tech world has emphatically proven that its voice can move mountains in Washington.

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February 26, 2015, 1:19 PM PST

Commerce

What Amazon’s Hire of Former Obama Spokesman Says About Its PR Machine

Amazon and Jeff Bezos are not accustomed to being on the negative side of public perception. That has changed recently.

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February 26, 2015, 12:56 PM PST

Mobile

You Don’t Need to Wear VR Goggles to Do VR, Says Ad Tech Startup

“I believe in a couple of minutes, not an hour in VR.”

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February 26, 2015, 12:45 PM PST

Social

Facebook Expands Its Gender Options for Users — Again

Facebook adds “custom” gender option for users who want to fill it out on their own.

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February 26, 2015, 12:27 PM PST

Voices

No, You’re Not Giving Away Your Online Identity

There are plenty of creepy technologies that surreptitiously harvest consumer data and don’t ask for permission. But that’s not how third-party identity works.

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February 26, 2015, 11:22 AM PST

Policy

FCC Approves Net Neutrality in Partisan Decision

Passes in a 3-2 partisan vote. But Netflix should be happy.

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February 26, 2015, 10:02 AM PST

News Brief

Elon Musk’s Hyperloop Moves Closer to Becoming Reality

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February 26, 2015, 9:46 AM PST

General

Time for the Apple Watch? Event Slated for March 9.

Whether the timepiece will be a hit is anyone’s guess.

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February 26, 2015, 9:21 AM PST

Enterprise

IBM Says Cloud, Mobile and Data Businesses Will Reach $40 Billion by 2018

IBM’s CEO wants $40 billion from “strategic imperatives” by 2018.

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February 26, 2015, 8:19 AM PST

General

China Drops Leading Technology Brands for State Purchases

Purportedly a response to the Snowden leaks, it’s more likely a bid to take business away from Cisco.

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February 26, 2015, 8:17 AM PST

Mobile

Could Opbeat’s Developer Tools Attract Big-Name Suitors?

Opbeat is building the kinds of tools big tech companies like to gobble up.

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February 26, 2015, 8:00 AM PST

Voices

There’s Room: Six Ways to Support a Diverse Work Culture

I didn’t know that software engineering could be creative, compelling work — and I didn’t recognize that there was room for someone like me.

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February 26, 2015, 7:00 AM PST

Code/Media

Meet the Man Who Fills Your News Feed: Facebook Product Boss Chris Cox (Video)

Here’s the full video from last week’s spotlight interview at Code/Media.

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February 26, 2015, 6:01 AM PST

Reviews

Exclusive First Look: Logitech’s Wireless UE Speakers Challenge Sonos

Logitech’s UE Megaboom and Boom will be able to connect 10 or more speakers this summer, and this review is a sneak peak of that experience.

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February 26, 2015, 6:00 AM PST

Media

Did the Pay TV Guys Stay Flat Last Year — Or Lose More Than a Million Subscribers?

“Cord cutting appears to have accelerated markedly,” says analyst Craig Moffett, a former cord cutting skeptic.

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February 26, 2015, 5:45 AM PST

General

Tech Startups in the Ellen Pao Trial: Z-A-A-R-L-Y, Z-U-O-R-A and T-U-M-B-L-R

How do you spell that? What does it do?

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February 26, 2015, 5:23 AM PST

Mobile

Google to Bring Paid Search Results to Google Play Apps

Google Play paid developers $7 billion over the last 12 months.

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February 26, 2015, 5:00 AM PST

Mobile

Apple Watch Gets Its Own 12-Page Ad Spread in Vogue

Apple positions the Apple Watch like a Jimmy Choo shoe or Hermes bag.

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February 25, 2015, 5:16 PM PST

Voices

The Future of Robotic Driving (Comic)

Here is the latest comic from our Joy of Tech friends at Geek Culture, Nitrozac & Snaggy.

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February 25, 2015, 4:47 PM PST