December 21, 2012

2012 Tech Company Report Cards: Who Flunked?

Sam Biddle, Gizmodo


It's the end of the year—and that means it's the end of the semester. Before we all go on winter break, it's time to have a tough conversation, kiddos. Grades are in. Who misbehaved? Who shined? Who got detention?

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December 10, 2012
Facebook, Google & Zynga Unite Against Patents
Josh Constine, TC
Just because you take an abstract idea and say you do it “on a computer” or “over the Internet” doesn’t mean you deserve a patent, according to an amicus brief filed on Friday by Google, Facebook and six other tech... more ››
December 18, 2012
Facebook May Be Experimenting on You
Joshua Lockhart, Make Use Of
Be careful what you agree to on Facebook, they may be experimenting on you. more ››
December 17, 2012
Facebook's Future as Told by Wal-Mart
Rusli & Banjo, Wall Street Journal
Facebook Inc.'s FB -5.06% stock is up more than 50% from its September nadir. But whether the company can keep wooing back investors will depend on deals like its Black Friday experiment with Wal-Mart Stores Inc. WMT -0.42%On... more ››
December 19, 2012
Mark Zuckerberg Is Making the World Better
Dan Lyons, ReadWrite
I don’t like to admit this, but I’m a cynic. So when I see that Mark Zuckerberg has given away a half billion dollars in stock and announced it on his Facebook page, there’s a part of me that wants to point out... more ››
December 21, 2012
Who Owns the Content You Upload?
Osborne & Mohamed, The Guardian
The outrage over Instagram's announcement that it is changing its terms and conditions has turned the spotlight on the relationship between websites and users who upload content, whether it is photos, video, blogs or even games.... more ››