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  • Twitter announces, via tweet, that it has filed for an IPO

    Twitter has filed for an initial public offering of stock, months earlier than expected. The 7-year-old microblogging site announced the news -- via tweet, of course -- on Thursday afternoon: "We've confidentially submitted an S-1 to the SEC for a...
  • Getting past the clouds of doubt and seizing joy

     Getting past the clouds of doubt and seizing joy
    Today we debut Balancing Act, a weekly column from the Tribune's Heidi Stevens that will explore the challenges — big, small, tragic, comic or all of the above — of juggling life and work in a not-always obliging world. An overwhelming...
  • Apple makes Fortune 500's top 10 for first time; Facebook makes list

    Apple makes Fortune 500's top 10 for first time; Facebook makes list
    Despite having a rough year on Wall Street, Apple cracked the topĀ 10 in the Fortune 500 list for the first time, jumping from No. 17 to No. 6. The Fortune 500, compiled by the business magazine Fortune, ranks the largest corporations in the U.S. based...
  • Fox bets on stars! ESPN eyes Open. Pressure on Sony to split

    Fox bets on stars! ESPN eyes Open. Pressure on Sony to split
    After the coffee. Before the ESPN and ABC upfronts. The Skinny: I got through the day without any pizza. Let's see if I can make it two in a row. Tuesday's headlines include Fox's new TV schedule for next season. Also, a hedge fund manager is pressuring...
  • Yahoo plans announcement Monday in N.Y., Tumblr's hometown

    Yahoo is set to hold a news conference Monday, and many believe the company might announce it is acquiring Tumblr. Rumors began swirling Friday about the possible acquisition, saying Yahoo is interested in buying Tumblr, a social network whose...
  • Yahoo, Tumblr take to social network to confirm $1.1-billion deal [video chat]

    Yahoo, Tumblr take to social network to confirm $1.1-billion deal [video chat]
    Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer and Tumblr CEO David Karp both took to Tumblr Monday morning to confirm what we all suspected: Yahoo is buying Tumblr. Mayer's Yahoo will be paying $1.1 billion for Tumblr, most of it in cash, but the social network will continue...
  • Tumblr users take to blogs to express fear over 'Yahoo takeover'

    Tumblr users take to blogs to express fear over 'Yahoo takeover'
    Many Tumblr users are already up in arms over worries that their beloved blogging service could lose its hip edge under Yahoo's control. The blogging website was filled with rants after Yahoo announced on Monday it was acquiring Tumblr for $1.1 billion....
  • Flickr photo-printing service could bring more revenue to Yahoo

    Flickr photo-printing service could bring more revenue to Yahoo
    This week’s flashy redesign of Flickr shifts the Yahoo-owned photo-sharing website away from subscription revenue and more toward ad revenue. But Yahoo also could look to monetize another Flickr feature: printing hard copies of photos. Flickr...
  • No moms in macro trading? Paul Tudor Jones backpedals on comments

    Anne-Marie Slaughter. Marissa Mayer. Sheryl Sandberg. Paul Tudor Jones? The founder of Tudor Investment Corp. seems, almost by accident, to be the newest voice in the debate about women at work. The hedge fund honcho, ranked 123rd on Forbes’...
  • Sexism a problem in Silicon Valley, critics say

    SAN FRANCISCO — Speaking before a gathering of women in technology, Facebook Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg recalled an uncomfortable exchange with two men on a different stage discussing the scarcity of women in the industry. One...
  • Stop getting drunk to stay safe

    Stop getting drunk to stay safe
    Emily Yoffe's recent Slate article, "College Women: Stop Getting Drunk," suggesting that parents warning to their young daughters that drinking to incapacity leaves them vulnerable to many dangers — including sexual assault — touched off a...