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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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LinkedIn To Lease 26-Story Building In Downtown San Francisco

The professional networking company LinkedIn has signed a lease for an entire 26-story building under construction in San Francisco.

04/22/2014

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks during the 2013 America Bar Association (ABA) annual meeting on August 12, 2013 in San Francisco, California. The ABA honored Hillary Clinton with its highest honor, the ABA Medal. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Hillary Clinton Talks Tech In Bay Area Visit, Admits Mulling 2016 Presidential Run

Hillary Rodham Clinton said Tuesday that if Silicon Valley executives want to persuade Congress to let them hire more high-skilled professionals from abroad, they would have a better case if they also funded college-based training programs for U.S. workers.

04/08/2014

Mark Zuckerberg (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Facebook CEO Reaps $3.3B Gain From Stock Options

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg reaped a $3.3 billion gain last year by exercising stock options in the social networking company that he founded in a Harvard dorm room.

03/31/2014

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Facebook Buys Virtual Reality Firm Oculus For $2 Billion

Facebook has agreed to buy Oculus for $2 billion, betting that its virtual reality technology may be a new way for people to communicate, learn or be entertained.

03/25/2014

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Twitter Access Blocked In Turkey

Turkey restricted access to Twitter on Friday hours after Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan threatened to “root out” the social media network where wiretapped recordings have been leaked, damaging the government’s reputation ahead key local elections this month.

03/20/2014

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