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  • Taylor Swift: Never give 'em a chance to say you're 'crazy'

    Taylor Swift: Never give 'em a chance to say you're 'crazy'
    Watch out for Taylor Swift when she's quiet. "Silence speaks so much louder than screaming tantrums," says Glamour's 75th anniversary cover girl. "Never give anyone an excuse to say that you're crazy." Not that she'd be likely to know it if someone on...
  • No Netflix, No Problem? TiVo Founders' Qplay Set-Top Places Bet on YouTube and Other Free Video

    Here comes another device built to haul Internet video to HDTVs. But with the new Qplay gizmo, you won't be able to watch Netflix's "House of Cards" -- or any other subscription-video content. Instead, the Qplay adapter currently is able to access only...
  • Facebook's clout in wireless industry is growing fast

    Facebook's clout in wireless industry is growing fast
    SAN FRANCISCO — Less than two years ago, disillusioned investors were fleeing Facebook Inc. stock, worried the company would never figure out how to make the leap to mobile devices from personal computers, let alone make money on them. Now, more...
  • Mark Zuckerberg: WhatsApp worth even more than $19 billion

    SAN FRANCISCO -- The hottest ticket at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain: Mobile king Mark Zuckerberg. The Facebook chief executive, fresh off his empire-building move to buy popular mobile messaging company WhatsApp for $19 billion, took...
  • CNN en Espanol, Media Under Siege as Unrest in Venezuela Continues

    The media remains under siege in Venezuela as anti-government street protests continue to escalate. CNN en Espanol anchor Patricia Janiot, a former beauty queen from Colombia, abruptly left the country Friday after allegedly receiving threats from the...
  • A 'Complicated' look at teens and technology

     A 'Complicated' look at teens and technology
    Dr. danah boyd (she prefers to style her name in lowercase letters) is a cutting-edge scholar of technology (at Microsoft Research Center, New York University, and Harvard's Berkman Center for Internet and Society) and a youth advocate with the daunting...
  • Poor data security is a growing crisis [Commentary]

    Poor data security is a growing crisis [Commentary]
    If 2013 has taught us anything, it is that we have a growing data security crisis. Four of the top 10 data breaches of all time occurred last year, with more than 575 million data records accessed, lost or stolen according to one source that tracks data...
  • WhatsApp price ups the ante in a big-spending industry

    SAN FRANCISCO — The $19 billion that Facebook Inc. is paying for a smartphone app, one of the biggest tech deals of all time, made jaws drop even in Silicon Valley, where entrepreneurs tend to have an inflated sense of their own worth. "It's 19...
  • Facebook to acquire WhatsApp

    Facebook to acquire WhatsApp
    SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook Inc., making its biggest bet yet that its future is in mobile devices, stunned the technology world by announcing it would pay $19 billion in cash and stock for a smartphone messaging app. The giant social network is...
  • Facebook's WhatApp Deal Preceded by Rakuten's Viber Buy

    HONG KONG - The rivalry between global internet conglomerates to get into messaging was underlined by Facebook's proposed $19 billion acquisition of WhatsApp. That now makes last week's purchase of rival message service Viber by Japanese giant Rakuten...
  • A Word, Please: Finding some good amid the gloom

    A group of university researchers working with some Facebook folks have recently determined that I'm not a dinosaur. Not yet, at least. Copy editors like me, who for years have been watching our hard-earned grammar skills get discounted with every...