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Flynn reveals ties to Cambridge Analytica

By Laurie Bennett   |   August 4, 2017 at 5:26am   |   0 Comments

In yet another revised financial disclosure filing, former national security adviser Michael Flynn will reveal ties to the big-data firm central to the Trump campaign, the Associated Press reports.

Tech giants oppose entry ban

By Muckety   |   February 6, 2017 at 9:21am   |   0 Comments

Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Apple, Netflix, Twitter, Uber and 90 other tech companies have filed a legal brief opposing Donald Trump’s immigration ban, the Washington Post reports.

Thank Robert Mercer and Zuck for Donald Trump, our first Facebook president

By Gary Jacobson   |   November 22, 2016 at 6:03am   |   0 Comments

In the old media world, we would have headlined this story: “The Making of the President 2016.”

More big names sign up for The Giving Pledge

By Muckety   |   May 10, 2014 at 10:55am   |   0 Comments

Seven more wealthy individuals, including Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg and Kinko’s founder Paul Orfalea, have joined the Giving Pledge.

Marne Levine’s sprawling personal network

By Laurie Bennett   |   January 10, 2014 at 11:57am   |   0 Comments

Oddly, Marne Levine’s personal network is bigger than her following on Facebook.

Disney strengthens social network ties

By Laurie Bennett   |   December 26, 2013 at 2:07pm   |   0 Comments

The importance of tech and social networking to the Disney Company’s future was made clear this week with the appointment of Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey to its board of directors.

Facebook’s conservative tilt

By Laurie Bennett   |   July 15, 2013 at 6:14am   |   0 Comments

Mark Zuckerberg’s nascent political life is giving rise to speculation that he leans more right than left.

Breyer clears more time for startups

By Laurie Bennett   |   May 8, 2013 at 8:53am   |   0 Comments

Billionaire venture capitalist Jim Breyer is making some big changes to his calendar.

Sean Eldridge files papers to run for House

By Laurie Bennett   |   February 6, 2013 at 4:59am   |   2 Comments

When we included Chris Hughes and Sean Eldridge in our recent list of Democratic power couples, we had no idea how quickly their profiles would rise.

49ers have a bright future in Silicon Valley

By Laurie Bennett   |   February 4, 2013 at 7:04am   |   0 Comments

One thing 49ers fans can bet on: They’re not likely to experience any power outages at their new stadium.

Tech journos: Yahoo isn’t seeking search deal with Facebook

By Laurie Bennett   |   November 19, 2012 at 9:49am   |   0 Comments

We were intrigued by a Twitter exchange Sunday between two of the most respected tech journalists out there.

The new revolving door: Silicon Valley and Washington

By Laurie Bennett   |   September 15, 2012 at 6:01am   |   0 Comments

Google blocked an offensive video from being seen in several countries this week, as anti-American protests spread.

Facebook board among America’s most powerful (really)

By Laurie Bennett   |   August 28, 2012 at 9:20am   |   0 Comments

Facebook has one of the most influential public corporate boards in the U.S.

Netflix CEO snaps up Facebook shares

By Muckety   |   August 10, 2012 at 2:46pm   |   0 Comments

Netflix Chairman and CEO Reed Hastings likes Facebook enough to buy more than $1 million in stock this week.

Facebook co-founder buys majority stake in New Republic

By Laurie Bennett   |   March 9, 2012 at 6:23am   |   0 Comments

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes has taken another unpredictable step on a unique career path.

Many will reap fortunes from Facebook IPO

By Laurie Bennett   |   February 2, 2012 at 11:26am   |   0 Comments

Facebook’s public offering could put founder Mark Zuckerberg among the top 10 richest people in the world, with an estimated fortune of $21 billion to $28 billion.

Randi Zuckerberg also knows networks

By Laurie Bennett   |   July 5, 2011 at 12:41pm   |   0 Comments

Here, in 82 characters, is the distillation of social networking:

Netflix CEO joins Facebook board

By Laurie Bennett   |   June 23, 2011 at 4:34pm   |   0 Comments

The announcement Thursday that Netflix Chairman and CEO Reed Hastings was joining Facebook’s board immediately pushed up the Netflix share price.

In Japan, government and NGOs can bypass mainstream media

By Laurie Bennett   |   March 14, 2011 at 10:23am   |   0 Comments

While CNN struggles to maintain its hold on televised disaster coverage in the U.S., competition increases by the hour.

Armie Hammer born to the role of Winklevi

By Laurie Bennett   |   November 10, 2010 at 8:51am   |   0 Comments

The persona of the aristocratic Harvard gentleman came so easily to actor Armie Hammer that he played two of them in “The Social Network.”

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