Amazon may be working on a smartphone with hologram-like 3D Amazon is reportedly developing a smartphone that sports a 3D screen that relies on retina-tracking technology to make images seem to float above the screen like a hologram. With the smartphone, users would be able to navigate through content by using their eyes alone, according to two unnamed people who discussed the phone with the Wall Street Journal. More
YouTube launches pay channels with campy flicks Roger Corman's campy B movies, children's shows like "Sesame Street" and "Inspector Gadget," and inspirational monologues by celebrities — these are among the 30 channels that will require a paid monthly subscription on YouTube coming soon. More
FCC moving forward on speedier in-flight Internet service U.S. federal telecommunications regulators are pushing ahead with efforts to bring faster Internet service to commercial and private airline flights. The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday started deliberations on a proposal that would offer a new type of in-flight broadband service promising U.S. More
How Mark Zuckerberg learned to love the Facebook IPO But Zuckerberg said for the first time on Wednesday that he has become a fan of the IPO. The hoodie-clad CEO famous for wanting Facebook to remain a private company for as long as possible –- and advising all other Silicon Valley startups to ... 09/12/2013 - 6:40 am | View Link
Mark Zuckerberg marries sweetheart Priscilla Chan PALO ALTO: Facebook ... the ring featuring 'a very simple ruby' that he designed himself. The ceremony took place in Zuckerberg's backyard before fewer than 100 guests, who all thought they were there to celebrate Chan's graduation. Even after the IPO ... 05/19/2012 - 5:39 pm | View Link
Smile, you've just become Facebook millionaires! Grim-faced geeks' $104billion party... with laptops, Red Bull and a takeaway And workers at Facebook’s headquarters in California ... wealth by as much as $20billion. When trading began, shares were selling around 10 per cent higher than anticipated, around $42 per share, with 100million sold within the first five minutes. 05/18/2012 - 12:48 pm | View Link
Red Bull, DJs and roller hockey (but no champagne): How Facebook workers celebrated IPO windfall with all-night 'hackathon' at California HQ But at Facebook’s headquarters last night they hardly even bothered to open the champagne. Instead hundreds of software engineers and technicians gathered at the Palo Alto, California, office held and all night ... Zuckerberg was due to ring ... 05/18/2012 - 10:47 am | View Link
Video & Photos: Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg Rings In The NASDAQ Bell Facebook is the second company ever to ring in NASDAQ’s bell remotely on its IPO day ... Our mission is to make the world more open and connected. All of you out there have built the largest community in the history of the world. 05/18/2012 - 7:55 am | View Link
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Facebook Facebook is a social utility that connects people with friends and others who work, study and live around them. People use Facebook to keep up with friends, upload an ... 03/7/2014 - 3:08 pm | View Website
Valleywag Facebook billionaire conservationist Sean Parker just stepped down from his investor gig at Founders Fund, where he worked for years within one of tech's most ... 03/7/2014 - 10:43 am | View Website
Facebook Pre-IPO. Zuckerberg wrote a program called Facemash on October 28, 2003 while attending Harvard as a sophomore. According to The Harvard Crimson, the site was ... 03/6/2014 - 11:56 am | View Website
One of the questions I've been asked repeatedly since word emerged that a Malaysian Airlines 777 had disappeared, is how can a modern airliner flying at 35,000 feet suddenly lose all contact? First, there needs to be an understanding of the type of contact that an airliner in flight typically has.
The Vietnamese government says it has spotted two large oil slicks off the southern coast of the country that are believed to be from the Malaysia Airlines 777 that disappeared from radar yesterday. The slicks are between 6 and 9 miles long, AP reports. They are consistent with the type of slick that would be caused by jet fuel, the Vietnamese government says.
Google chairman Eric Schmidt and Director of Google Ideas Jared Cohen led a discussion at today’s SXSW event in Austin, Texas, which described the ways technology is impacting privacy, security and policy on a global scale.
The two Google execs said they visited at least 35 countries, a majority of them unstable autocracies such as North Korea, and examined the impact technology is having on citizens in those countries.
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As citizens are empowered with mobile phones and connectivity, Eric Schmidt said “revolutions are going to be easier to start, but harder to finish."
According to a report from Pew Internet, emerging nations are catching up to the U.