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The Facebook website is displayed on a laptop computer. (Photo Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Facebook Tests ‘Buy’ Button To Help Businesses Boost Sales

Facebook is testing a “Buy” button in its latest effort to help businesses boost their sales through the world’s biggest online social network.

07/17/2014

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California Law Criminalizing Jurors Who Disobey Judge’s Orders To Stay Offline Repealed

Gov. Jerry Brown signed AB2683 on Tuesday, repealing a law that made it a misdemeanor to disobey a judge’s order to stay off electronic devices during a trial.

07/08/2014

The Facebook website is displayed on a laptop computer. (Photo Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Iranian Hackers Created Fake Social Network Profiles To Spy On US

The firm iSight Partners uncovered an espionage campaign which targeted more than 2,000 U.S. military and political leaders.

05/30/2014

(L-R) Alice@97.3's Jayn & Sarah (credit: Alice@97.3)

Top 15 Words Added To Merriam-Webster Dictionary

Words like “selfie,” “turducken” & “hashtag” have officially entered American vernacular…

05/19/2014

LinkedIn headquarters in Mountain View. (CBS)

LinkedIn Continues Silicon Valley Building Spree, Eyes Massive Expansion In Mountain View

Almost everywhere in Silicon Valley, another high-tech building is taking shape. Professional social networking site LinkedIn is one of the companies leading the latest building boom.

05/07/2014

Twitter CEO Dick Costolo. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Twitter CEO Pushing Back At Predictions Of Doom As Stock Price Slides

Last week, San Francisco-based Twitter announced first quarter revenue of $250 million, but saw slowed growth in active users. Since that report, stock price has been hit hard. For the year it’s now down 42 percent.

05/05/2014

A sign outside LinkedIn headquarters in Mountain View. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

LinkedIn Posts 1st Quarter Loss As Investment Expenses Rise

LinkedIn (LNKD) suffered a first-quarter loss as the online professional networking service ramped up its investments in projects aimed at attracting more users on the lookout for better jobs and career advice.

05/01/2014

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Shares Of Twitter Hit All-Time Low After Earnings Results Show User Growth Slowing

Twitter shares were at an all-time low in after-hours trading Tuesday after earnings results that indicated active monthly users of the messaging service were not growing as anticipated.

04/29/2014

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LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner’s Compensation Soars To $49 Million In 2013

LinkedIn CEO Jeffrey Weiner’s compensation rose about 42-fold in 2013 amid big gains in the professional networking service’s stock price.

04/28/2014

A wax figure of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg at Madame Tussauds Wax Museum in San Francisco. (CBS)

Mark Zuckerberg Immortalized In Wax At New Madame Tussauds In San Francisco

Even before the latest branch of Madame Tussaud’s famed wax museum officially opens on San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf, one of tech’s biggest name has checked in at the wax statue museum.

04/23/2014

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