Judy Ly

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Facebook CFO David Ebersman Sold $43 Million Of Facebook Shares

The trade was pre-scheduled, so it doesn't reflect on Facebook's business. It just shows off the kind of wealth Facebook has created for some of its employees as the stock trades above $45. He still holds 650,962 share in his name, and just shifted 1.4 million more into trust for his family, …

Dropbox Is All Business On The Same Day Amazon Announces Competing Product

At Dropbox’s office on Wednesday, employees milled around in ties and collared shirts–foreign attire for any Silicon Valley startup–as the San Francisco-based company announced plans for a revamped business service. It was prescient timing too, as CEO Drew Houston and his cloud storage firm prepare …

Why Facebook Was Willing To Pay $3 Billion In Cash For Snapchat

This is a bold move from both Facebook and Snapchat.<p>Snapchat is a two-year old app that lets people send photos to friends that vanish 10 seconds or less after they're opened. It has no revenue, but makes up for its lack of revenue with eye-popping growth and engagement numbers.<p>It's hot now, but …

Live From the Runway: Inside the 18th Annual Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show

Candice Swanepoel rocked the $10 million fantasy bra, Taylor Swift danced with Karlie Kloss, and Adam Levine blew kisses to fiancée Behati Prinsloo. …

IBM preparing to launch a Watson cloud service, lease out APIs to developers

Need a little help from a supercomputer? You just might get it: IBM is getting ready to release a more powerful version of its Watson supercomputer, and it'll be available for rent. According to the <i>PC World</i>, the company is working on a Watson-based cloud service that developers can use to build …

Mark Zuckerberg's sister thinks you should spend less time on social media

November 13, 2013 | 10:02 AM<p>Embed Code<iframe src="https://www.marketplace.org/2013/11/13/tech/mark-zuckerbergs-sister-thinks-you-should-spend-less-time-social-media/popout" frameborder="0" width="100%" height="240px"></iframe><p>Copy<br>• Close<p>Embed Code<iframe …

Silicon Valley

Apple’s multi-billion dollar spend on gadgets you’ll never see

<i>Bloomberg</i> claims to have some info on how Apple plans to spend some of the $10.5B it has set aside for capital expenditure over the next year, saying that the investments will span everything from lasers to robots.<p>Apple is spending more on the machines that do the behind-the-scenes work of mass …

Microsoft’s Visual Studio 2013 Launches With New Online Tools, Previews Browser-Based Code Editor

Microsoft today launched the latest version of its Visual Studio tools for developers at an event in New York City. The new version includes a number of user interface improvements, smarter tools for inspecting existing code in its context and support for Windows 8.1 application development. All of …

Teardown of Retina iPad Mini Reveals A7 Chip, LG Display, Larger Battery

The experts at iFixit have performed another one of their usual high-quality teardowns on Apple's new iPad mini with Retina display, revealing that while the device is nearly unchanged visually from the original iPad mini, it features a number of internal upgrades such as an A7 chip and M7 motion …

Motorola Announces The Moto G: What The iPhone 5C Should Have Been

Motorola today announced the Moto G, a mid-market smartphone designed to give consumers a high quality experience for the fraction of the price. The Moto G is the global successor to Motorola’s well-received Moto X and sports better quality hardware than most cheaper smartphones sold around the …

Russian subway now accepting 30 squats as payment for ride

Want a free subway ride in Russia? All you have to do is work up a little sweat.<p>In an effort to promote both the upcoming<p>Olympic GamesinSochiand a healthier lifestyle, the Moscow metro has set up a special vending machine that offers travelers one free ticket in exchange for performing 30 …

Making of ACA management failure

In the days after HealthCare.gov went live, White House chief of staff Denis McDonough quietly dispatched Jeff Zients, a favorite West Wing fixer, to assess the operation and report back.<p>When Zients did, President Barack Obama learned the project was in worse shape than suspected — riddled with …

Associated Press News

Manny Pacquiao could consider retirement after Rios bout

BANGKOK (AP) — Manny Pacquiao's trainer says the Filipino boxer will contemplate retirement if he fails to perform well against Brandon Rios this month.<p>Freddie Roach said if the Rios fight "does not go well, we will seriously talk about his retirement," but that Pacquiao was training as well as …

Michael Jordan shoes up for auction

A former Utah Jazz ball boy is preparing to auction off the sneakers worn by Michael Jordan during Game 5 of the 1997 NBA Finals, when the iconic …

How a Victoria's Secret Angel Gets Her Wings

Model Sara Sampaio and wingmaker Julie Wilkinson give us a behind-the-scenes look at some of this year's splashiest wings.<p>What makes a Victoria's Secret Angel an Angel? Ask Adriana Lima, Tyra Banks, Miranda Kerr, Heidi Klum, or any other members (or notable alumnae) of Victoria's Secret's famous …

How A Deeper Customer Understanding Can Energize Innovation

Energy companies have a powerful tool to drive sales: Specialized outreach to understand–and market–end-users<p>In the popular film, <i>Field of Dreams</i>, the protagonist Ray Kinsella hears a voice that whispers, “If you build it, they will come.” Kinsella heeds the voice and builds a storybook baseball …