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Inside Marissa Mayer's Giant 38th Birthday Carnival Bash

Two months ago, Marissa Mayer celebrated her 38th birthday. The queen of Yahoo has had a number of wild bashes in the past. This one took place on San Francisco's Treasure Island on May 26, four days before Mayer's actual birthday. The Theme: Beach Boardwalk, just a few feet from the water.<p>Inside a …

San Francisco

Tooth sensor stops you from lying to your dentist

It's important for dentists to know what you put in your mouth when they're trying to fix your teeth. Lollipops, coffee, booze, cigarettes -- all of …

Apple Retail Workers Sue Over Unpaid Wages, Overtime

Two former Apple Inc. retail employees have sued the tech giant for "millions of dollars" for unpaid wages and overtime compensation, alleging hourly …

Leaked Samsung 'Galaxy Folder' suggests return of the dual-display flip phone

It feels like yesterday we were discussing the alleged death of form factor diversity in the smartphone world, and now Samsung comes up with this: a mid-range clamshell called the Galaxy Folder (SHV-E400K) with displays on both sides of the lid. According to Japanese site <i>RBMen</i>, which discovered a …

Here’s What Brick-And-Mortar Stores See When They Track You

Retailers are already able to track your movements and activities in the physical world like websites do on the Internet. Is that creepy? Decide for yourself.<p>In its guidelines for facial recognition technologies, the Federal Trade Commission paints a rather terrifying picture.<p>“Consider the example …

The U.K. Doesn't Want Motorists Using Google Glass, Obviously

UPS launches 3D printing in San Diego, expanding to more US cities soon

UPS is where you go to ship packages, but if the company has its way, it could eventually become your primary destination for making 3D prints. Only they won't be getting delivered in those signature brown trucks; you'll need to visit a participating UPS Store for the newly announced 3D printing …

Marissa Mayer Spent $200 Million Hiring Her Mobile Team

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Now that Marissa Mayer has invested at least $200 million to buy up as much mobile engineering …

NoFlo turns to Kickstarter to expand program to help non-techies read code

There’s often a powerful communication barrier between programmers and non-technical business leaders when it comes to code. Many people who have …

Amazon’s low-cost cloud is hugely profitable (says rival cloud company)

Since Amazon(s amzn) won’t talk about the profitability of its cloud services business, others are free to speculate, right?<p>Executives at rival …

Adobe goes crazy, gives single-app access to teams for an insanely low price

Late last night, Adobe unwrapped a heck of a deal for teams of designers and developers: It’s letting entire teams get their hands on Creative Cloud apps (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, the works), for $30 per month per user.<p>Well, maybe it’s not such a deal: That’s $360 per year to rent a …

Redfin Now Lets Sellers Test The Price Of Their Homes Before They Hit The Market

With the real-estate market getting more competitive again, finding the right price point when you are selling a home is getting even more important if you don’t want to leave a good chunk of money on the table. Traditionally, finding that price point has been a question of looking at recently sold …

Ding Dong: An Easy Way to Share Locations With Friends

What the world needs is another location-based, social-centric, photo-messaging app, right?<p>If that just made you zone-out and reach for your cup of coffee, that wasn’t the intention. But that’s what Ding Dong is, and in its short lifespan so far, signs are this app <i>could</i> have legs.<p>After a closed …

'Project cardinal' was the secret code that brought Marissa Mayer to Yahoo

Marissa Mayer has been under a magnifying glass since departing her senior executive role at Google to lead Yahoo's rebirth. And while much has been said about the loose spending and acclaimed app launches that have come under her stewardship, relatively little is known about how she actually <i>landed</i> …

Google Launches Real-Time API For Analytics In Invite-Only Beta

Google today launched the beta of its real-time API for Analytics that will finally allow developers to programmatically take action based on the real-time data they get from Google’s service.<p>Google Analytics launched its real-time reporting two years ago, but until now, it was very hard to take …

Carl Icahn Suing Dell and Its Board Over Shareholder Meeting Date

Activist investor Carl Icahn has filed suit against Dell and its board of directors in an attempt to obstruct company founder and CEO Michael Dell from taking the company private.<p>The Dell board already struck down Michael Dell’s $26.6 billion buyout offer, but Icahn is looking to prevent further …

Netflix Has Made It Easier Than Ever to Share Accounts

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Netflix has embraced the fact that something like 10 million people watch Netflix without paying for …

Snaptee, The App That Makes Designing And Ordering Custom T-Shirts Easy, Officially Launches With New Editing Features

Snaptee, the custom T-shirt iOS app that we profiled back in February, is launching to the public today with a fresh look and more options, including a women’s tee and upgraded shipping. Snaptee’s first Android app will also be available by the end of this month.<p>The app was created to make …

Handheld 3D scanner passes Kickstarter goal in a day

You have a part that is broken and you want to 3D print a working replica. How do you create it? Traditionally, you would use a design program and …

Tumblr Might Be Getting Smaller Because of Yahoo!

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Since Yahoo! bought Tumblr back in May, at least two metrics show some sort of decline in usage, …

Wall Street Gives Yelp Five-Star Review as Stock Soars 23 Percent

One day after Yelp easily beat Wall Street analysts’ expectations for the second quarter, the online review site’s stock climbed 23 percent, to …

Wall Street

Netflix to allow 5 viewing profiles on same account

Non-subscribers hoping to check out “Orange is the New Black,” you’re in luck<p>Michael Liedtke<p>August 1, 2013 10:33pm (UTC)<p>SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- Netflix's latest attraction will enable families and other people sharing the same account to set up separate identities so the Internet video service can …

Marissa Mayer's Latest Plan For Yahoo: Hiring Dozens Of PhDs

She's hired 30 PhDs so far this year, with plans to hire another 20, Mayer said.<p>The research group is led by Chief Scientist Ron Brachman, who joined Yahoo in 2005. He's a former director for DARPA, the government agency that created the Internet and, he says, his work on artificial intelligence …