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Fired Yahoo Exec Gets $58M for 15 Months of Work
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Fired Yahoo Exec Gets $58M for 15 Months of Work

Yahoo's recently fired chief operating officer, Henrique de Castro, left the Internet company with a severance package of $58 million despite only serving 15 months on the job, NBC News reported. Read »

2 hours ago
Zuckerberg Tells Silicon Execs to Go Abroad

Zuckerberg Tells Silicon Execs to Go Abroad

Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg said that he wants his staff and other techies to explore the world outside... Read »

Apr 16, 2014
Anarchist Group Wants $3 Billion from Google

Anarchist Group Wants $3 Billion from Google

The Counterforce, a seemingly San Francisco-based anarchist group, wants Google to donate $3 billion to... Read »

Apr 16, 2014
Google's 1Q Earnings Disappoint As Ad Prices Slip

Google's 1Q Earnings Disappoint As Ad Prices Slip

Google's first-quarter earnings growth faltered as the Internet's most influential company grappled with... Read »

Apr 16, 2014
Protesters Descend on Apple Store, Decry Offshore Earnings

Protesters Descend on Apple Store, Decry Offshore Earnings

Apple has up to $102 billion in cash stashed overseas, according to protesters who on Tuesday asked the company... Read »

Apr 15, 2014
SF Workers Protest Tax Exemptions for Tech Companies

SF Workers Protest Tax Exemptions for Tech Companies

Hundreds of San Francisco union workers took to the streets on tax day to protest the city’s three-year old payroll... Watch »

Apr 16, 2014
Journalist Says Google Glass Led to SF Assault

Journalist Says Google Glass Led to SF Assault

A passer-by ripped Google Glass from the face of a tech reporter in San Francisco on Friday. Watch »

Apr 15, 2014
Dropbox Defends Condoleezza Rice Appointment

Dropbox Defends Condoleezza Rice Appointment

In response to criticism of Dropbox's appointment of former national security advisor Condoleezza Rice to its board,... Read »

Apr 14, 2014
Google Is Letting Anyone in the U.S. Buy Glass – Only for One Day

Google Is Letting Anyone in the U.S. Buy Glass – Only for One Day

Any adult in this country can become an Explorer by visiting the Google Glass site and buying Glass for $1,500 plus... Watch »

Apr 15, 2014
Politics Test Silicon Valley's Russian Ties

Politics Test Silicon Valley's Russian Ties

Entrepreneurs and investors say Silicon Valley's fast-growing financial ties with Russia's tech sector are... Read »

Apr 13, 2014
NASA Approves Monday Space Station Supply Launch

NASA Approves Monday Space Station Supply Launch

A space station supply shipment is on for Monday. NASA decided Sunday to stick with the planned launch of the SpaceX... Read »

Apr 13, 2014
Spacewalk Needed to Fix Space Station Computer Outage

Spacewalk Needed to Fix Space Station Computer Outage

NASA has ordered spacewalking repairs for a serious computer outage at the International Space Station, after... Read »

Apr 12, 2014
How to Protect Yourself Against

How to Protect Yourself Against "Heartbleed" Bug

The "Heartbleed" bug has caused anxiety for people and businesses. Now, it appears that the computer bug... Read »

Apr 11, 2014
Salesforce Inks SF's Biggest-Ever Office Lease

Salesforce Inks SF's Biggest-Ever Office Lease

Cloud computing giant Salesforce just inked the biggest-ever office lease in San Francisco, and the biggest... Read »

Apr 11, 2014
Google to Sell Glass to Bigger Pool of Consumers

Google to Sell Glass to Bigger Pool of Consumers

Google will sell the "Explorer" version of Glass to any U.S. resident who places an online order for the... Read »

Apr 11, 2014
Google Is Letting Anyone in the U.S. Buy Glass – Only for One Day

Google Is Letting Anyone in the U.S. Buy Glass – Only for One Day

In a post on its Facebook page around noon on Thursday, Google Glass announced that it's going to open up... Read »

Apr 10, 2014
Dropbox Adds Condoleezza Rice to Board

Dropbox Adds Condoleezza Rice to Board

San Francisco startup Dropbox adds Condoleezza Rice to its board of directors. Read »

Apr 9, 2014
Santa Cruz-Based Startup Takes On PayPal

Santa Cruz-Based Startup Takes On PayPal

Undaunted by the giants in the game, online payment services startup PayStand is seeking to undercut PayPal. Read »

Apr 9, 2014
NASA Testing

NASA Testing "Flying Saucer"-Shaped Designs for Mars Landings

The flying saucers of science fiction movies might be the shape of things to come for future Mars missions that are... Watch »

Apr 10, 2014
Uber Helps Passengers Pitch to Google Ventures

Uber Helps Passengers Pitch to Google Ventures

Uber is giving people in the Bay Area the chance to have their big ideas heard by Google Ventures. Watch »

Apr 9, 2014
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