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  • Slide's Levchin takes lead role in Google's social efforts

     
    We told you earlier this week that Slide executive Keith Rabois is joining Square, the mobile payments startup run by Jack Dorsey, co-founder of Twitter. Max Levchin, the PayPal co-founder who was chief executive of Slide, was recruited by Google to...
  • Vanity Fair issues annual hot-or-not list of media executives

     
    Time to put away the flowers, booze and pleading phone calls to Vanity Fair editor Graydon Carter. The magazine's annual list of the most powerful in entertainment, technology, finance and culture, hits newsstands Thursday and is already on its website......
  • Start-ups are searching for users, not a fight with Google

     
    An interesting trend is emerging among Web search start-ups: Nobody wants to compete with Google -- or they don't want to admit that they're trying. Perhaps it's not all that surprising. The Mountain View, Calif., search giant dominates the market,...
  • Insert virtual coin to play Pac-Man on Google [Updated]

     
    Google Doodle comes out with its first interactive logo: a playable homage to Pac-Man....
  • Obama on immigration: System's broken, fence won't work, Arizona's wrong, beware demagoguery

     
    Full text of the Democrat's latest remarks on immigration. No specifics or timetable for fixing it. will Congress have the courage?...
  • Reel China: Will it play in Peoria and Shanghai?

    Reel China: Will it play in Peoria and Shanghai?
    Moviegoers in China enthusiastically see American films, yet the reverse is almost never true. But you'd think if there would be someone who might bridge the divide — someone whose personal background, connections and professional expertise could...
  • Nike goes 'Back to the Future' with McFly shoes

    Nike goes 'Back to the Future' with McFly shoes
    The Nike MAG shoes worn by Marty McFly -- er, actor Michael J. Fox -- in the classic film "Back to the Future Part II" have long been an unattainable holy grail for sneaker-heads. Now, finally, the MAGs have taken the leap from the silver screen into the...
  • How "little bets" lead to extraordinary outcomes

    In January of 1996, Ph.D. students Larry Page and Sergey Brin began working on a research project at Stanford University. Over the past decade and a half, what began as a project to understand and prioritize library searches has transformed into a...
  • Dropbox inventor determined to build the next Apple or Google

    Dropbox inventor determined to build the next Apple or Google
    Four years ago, Drew Houston was just another super-smart hacker with ambitions of starting his own company. He'd strap on headphones to block out everything but the endorphin rush as he cranked code late into the night on a new service that instantly...
  • Facebook files for IPO; hopes to raise $5 billion

    Facebook files for IPO; hopes to raise $5 billion
    Facebook has filed papers for what's expected to be the largest initial public offering ever to come out of Silicon Valley and one of the largest in U.S. history. Ending months of breathless speculation, the 8-year-old social networking company has...
  • Google's first hire, Craig Silverstein, leaves for start-up

    Google's first hire, Craig Silverstein, leaves for start-up
    Google's first hired employee, Craig Silverstein, is leaving the tech giant where he's worked since its founding to sign on with the rising education start-up Khan Academy. Silverstein -- who was technically Google's third employee, after co-founders...
  • The Google doodle: A highly creative home page homage

    The Google doodle: A highly creative home page homage
    Photographer Robert Doisneau is known for Parisian street scenes that reflected his fascination with what he called "the marvels of daily life." Four of his images — including his famous (if posed) 1950 picture of a kissing couple — graced...