Zachary Caputo

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At Global Gathering, Many Worry About U.S. Strength

When you invite guests over, you probably straighten up the house to make a good impression.<p>This week, the nation's capital is welcoming guests from all over the world. Thousands of finance ministers, central bankers, scholars and industry leaders are in Washington, D.C., for the annual meetings of …

Mark Zuckerberg spends $30 million on four homes to ensure privacy

It's not uncommon for celebrities to buy the properties next to their homes to ensure privacy, but usually when they do this, the neighboring homes are already on the market.<p>But when you're Mark Zuckerberg and worth $19 billion, you can usually find a price that your neighbors would be willing to …

Amazon removes abuse-themed e-books from store

<b>Retailer Amazon has removed several abuse-themed e-books from its Kindle Store after a report highlighted titles depicting rape, incest and bestiality.</b><p>Titles such as Taking My Drunk Daughter had been on sale.<p>Amazon and Barnes & Noble both say they are removing books found by technology news site …

Google to include users' names and photos in web ads

Google has updated its terms of service so that it can feature users’ names and photos in certain parts of its advertising.<p>Google explained that user names and photos will be used for ‘shared endorsements’, which are small, one-line reviews displayed underneath a specific advert or listing on one …

Data Protection

Twitter is hardly alone: Two-thirds of tech companies going public this year were unprofitable

Twitter lost $79 million in 2012 and is on track to lose even more this year. But that hasn’t dampened enthusiasm for its shares, which are likely to start trading publicly next month.<p>Indeed, Twitter has plenty of company among technology startups going public this year: 68% were unprofitable at …

Profit

TOMS Shoes rethinks its 'buy one, give one' model of helping the needy

The "buy one, give one" business model of TOMS Shoes - buy a pair and the California-based company will give a pair to a child in need - has spawned many copy-cats.<p>These days, you can buy an array of products - from solar panels, to baby goods, to soccer balls - and the manufacturer will give a …