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Facebook Preps Messenger for Payment Processing? - Posted October 6, 2014
Will users of Facebook's Messenger applications feel comfortable enough to send... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Fires Back at Internet.org Critic - Posted August 4, 2014
Most companies respond to criticism in the press with statements by executives or spokespeople, but Facebook answered a column in ... [AllFacebook]

WhatsApp Co-Founder Brian Acton: We'll Bring Facebook 'Another Billion Users' - Posted June 5, 2014
As soon as the ink dried on Facebook's acquisition of messaging application WhatsApp, industry leaders questioned whether the social network overpaid with its $19 billion buy. So why did Fac... [AllFacebook]

'Hot Mom' Maria Kang Draws Heated Comments On Facebook With Another Photo - Posted March 12, 2014
Facebook's "Hot Mom" is a hot topic agai... [AllFacebook]

Are We Certain Facebook Is Doomed, Vivek Wadhwa? - Posted March 7, 2014
Vivek Wadhwa, a research professor at ... [Lost Remote]

Are We Certain Facebook Is Doomed, Vivek Wadhwa? - Posted March 7, 2014
Vivek Wadhwa, a research professor at ... [AllFacebook]

Mark Zuckerberg Calls Snapchat 'A Super-Interesting Privacy Phenomenon' - Posted January 15, 2014
Photo-messaging application Snapchat reportedly ... [AllFacebook]

6 Trends From Facebook's Compassion Research Day - Posted December 5, 2013
Facebook is hosting the fourth Compassion Research Day Thursday at its headq... [AllFacebook]

How Facebook's Open Academy Offers College Credits To Computer Science Students Working On Open-Source Projects - Posted November 14, 2013
Computer-science students at 22 universities ... [AllFacebook]

Facebook Engineer Carlos Bueno Pens Kids' Novel On Computer Science, Critical Thinking - Posted September 23, 2013
Facebook Engineer Carlos Bueno does more than work on the world's largest social network. Bueno is the author of Lauren Ipsum, a novel about computer science and critical thinking, aimed at k... [Lost Remote]

Facebook Kicks Around College Football's AP Top 25 Preseason Teams - Posted August 30, 2013
The 2013 college football season ... [AllFacebook]

Former LA Times Tech Reporter Bets on Lighthaus - Posted August 28, 2013
David Sarno is ready to roll up his sleeves. Per a nifty item in Fast Company by ... [morningmedianewsfeed]

Former LA Times Tech Reporter Bets on Lighthaus - Posted August 28, 2013
David Sarno is ready to roll up his sleeves. Per a nifty item in Fast Company by ... [FishbowlNY]

Video Ads On Facebook: 3Q? 4Q? 2014? - Posted July 24, 2013
The next big revenue-driver for Facebook will likely be its long-rumored introduction of video ads... [AllFacebook]

Your Invisible Facebook Friends - Posted July 16, 2013
[caption id="attachment_132116" align="alignleft" width="300"] KR MEDIA Productions / Shutterstock.com[/caption] Tech insiders frequently reference the fact that most social networks are dominated by a small number of active content creat... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook Engineer Lars Backstrom Responds To BuzzFeed Post On Why Users Don't Know How Many Friends Have Seen Their Posts - Posted July 15, 2013
"The Number Facebook Doesn't Want You to See," a post on ... [AllFacebook]

Semantic Web Jobs: Stanford University - Posted June 28, 2013
Stanford is looking for an E-Resources Metadata Librarian in Palo Alto, CA. According to the post, "This position has primary responsibility for loading vendor-supplied records for electronic resources into the library's SirsiDynix Sym... [semanticweb.com]

Stanford Cookie Clearinghouse Aims to Give Users More Say Over Online Tracking - Posted June 19, 2013
Stanford University's Center for Internet and Society dove into the nitty-gritty of online privacy today, announcing a Cookie Clearinghouse that will maintain "allow" and "block" lists to help refine which websites should be allowed to set cookies in a user's br... [SocialTimes.com]

Yahoo Acquires Productivity App Astrid - Posted May 1, 2013
Yahoo continues its buying spree, announcing today that it had acquired Astrid, a Web- and mobile-based productivity app. Astrid's products will cease operations in 90 days. Premium subscribers will received refunds for the unused portions of the subscriptions. Astrid is based in San Francisco and its staff consists he... [AllFacebook]

Yahoo Acquires Productivity App Astrid - Posted May 1, 2013
Yahoo continues its buying spree, announcing today that it had acquired Astrid, a Web- and mobile-based productivity app. Astrid's products will cease operations in 90 days. Premium subscribers will received refunds for the unused portions of the subscriptions. Astrid is based in San Francisco and its staff consists he... [SocialTimes.com]

Facebook's Mike Schroepfer, Jocelyn Goldfein Discuss Challenges Of Finding Female Engineers - Posted April 22, 2013
Facebook Chief Technology Officer Mike Schroepfer and Dire... [AllFacebook]

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg Announces Formation Of 'Lean In' Online Community - Posted March 6, 2013
March has been a busy month for Facebook Chief Operating Officer ... [AllFacebook]

STUDY: One-Third Of Facebook Users' Friends See Their Posts, On Average - Posted March 6, 2013
The reach achieved by posts from Faceboo... [AllFacebook]

Square Exec Accused of Harassing a Male Employee Was Involved in Homophobic Incident - Posted January 25, 2013
Keith Rabois, who resigned as COO of Square yesterday, said today that his resignation stemmed from a lawsuit alleging that he had sexually harassed a male employee at Square, the successful payments processing startup led by Twitter co-... [AllFacebook]

New Year, New Skills: Get Ready For The Future With MOOCs - Posted January 7, 2013
[caption id="attachment_34454" align="alignleft" width="300"] Photo courtesy: Flickr/CollegeDegrees360[/caption] Was one of your New Year's resolutions to build up your knowledge, skills and talents for the new digital world? If so, there are plenty of online options to help you achieve your goals, and at no cost to you, from the crop of MOOC... [semanticweb.com]

Is 'Organic' Food a PR Scam? - Posted September 6, 2012
First the big news: A recent study performed by the Stanford University School of Medicine found "little evidence of h... [PRNewser]

Tech and Govt. Vets Form Dream Team Firm - Posted August 14, 2012
Big names, big news: Eastwick--a tech communications agency that helped build some of Silicon Valley's biggest brands over more than two decades in the business--has offici... [PRNewser]

Semantic Web Jobs: Stanford University - Posted November 28, 2011
The Stanford Digital Library Systems & Services (DLSS) department is looking for a ... [semanticweb.com]

Who Attended SemTech 2009? A Partial List of Attending Organizations - Posted February 16, 2010
The 2009 Semantic Technology Conference (SemTech) took place June 14-18, 2009 in San Jose, California. SemTech is produced by Semantic Universe and brings together the entire marketplace of semantic technology vendors, developers, researchers, start-ups, investors and customers. Here is a small sample of the hundreds of companies who signed up... [semanticweb.com]

Date and place of the 'RDF Next Step' Workshop settled - Posted February 10, 2010
A few weeks ago W3C announced the organization of an "RDF Next Steps" Workshop. At the time of the announcement the dates and the place of the Workshop were not settled yet. They are now... The Workshop will indeed take place on the 26 and 27 of June, 2010, and hosted... [semanticweb.com]

SemTech 2009 - List of Attending Organziations - Posted July 2, 2009
The official attendance count for SemTech 2009 was 1170 individuals, from the following organizations (note many organizations were represented by multiple attendees). ... [semanticweb.com]

Scholar Can Quote from Joyce Novel After All - Posted March 26, 2007
A Stanford University professor who sued James Joyce's estate for the right to quote excerpts from FINNEGANS WAKE and letters between the author and his daughter will be able to use the material after agreeing to settle the case, reports the AP. As part of an agreement reached this week, the... [GalleyCat]

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