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mid 30s

Digital revolution: time to question our love affair with new tech | Observer editorial

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Unless we examine our relationship with computing, its advances could lead to trouble for mankindThe internet turned 40 this year. The worldwide web is 22. The personal computer is in its mid-30s and is morphing into the tablet and smartphone. So it's time we stopped bleating about "new" technology and...
Digital revolution: time to question our love affair with new tech | Observer editorial

Facebook IPO to Seek $85 Billion to $95 Billion Value

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Facebook Inc. is planning to set the price range for its impending initial public offering in the high-$20s to mid-$30s a share, valuing itself at roughly $85 billion to $95 billion, said people familiar with the matter. The pricing puts the social network on track to become the most valuable...
Facebook IPO to Seek $85 Billion to $95 Billion Value

Facebook to go public at $85-95B valuation, priced at around $30 a share

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According to the Wall Street Journal, Facebook’s IPO is set to be the massive event that we have all long expected. According to the paper, the company will go public at a valuation of between 85 and 95 billion dollars, pricing the company’s stock around the high 20s to mid...
Facebook to go public at $85-95B valuation, priced at around $30 a share

DealBook: Facebook to Set I.P.O Price Range After Market Close

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The estimated target, which will be included in a revised prospectus filing, is expected to be in the high $20s to mid $30s range, putting Facebook on track to go public with a market value at close to $80 billion or more....
DealBook: Facebook to Set I.P.O Price Range After Market Close

Baby’s first turd and other unshareables: How Mom is too Mom?

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You didn't really want to know that, did you? There was no way she was serious. “Please tell me you’ve never actually seen someone post a pic of their baby’s turd, and that it was just a joke on ‘Friends with Kids,’” I typed on a friend’s Facebook post last...
Baby’s first turd and other unshareables: How Mom is too Mom?

Bentley Flying Spur: car review

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Chinese millionaires love a Bentley. But the last thing any of them wants to do is actually drive this British masterpiecePrice £140,900MPG 19.2Top speed 200mphThere's one easy way to cope with life's scarier moments: close your eyes and jump. I had just taken the wheel of the dizzyingly luxurious Bentley...
Bentley Flying Spur: car review

Why Boomers Won't Release Their Grip On Technology

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Put away the cozy image of the little old lady knitting a sweater for the grandkids, or the distinguished gentlemen playing chess in the park, because the newest elder generation is not going to sit quiety in a rocking chair. Due to its size and timing as the dominant...
Why Boomers Won't Release Their Grip On Technology

Tech Companies Condescend to Move to Midtown

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Wave goodbye, folks. (Photo: flickr.com/jphilipg) With all the froth and flutter about New York City startups, it’s easy to forget they’re not special creatures, free from the tyrannical pressures of the real estate market. Today comes a reminder courtesy of the New York Times, which reports that many tech companies companies, rather...
Tech Companies Condescend to Move to Midtown

Netgear launches NeoTV Prime next-generation video box with Google TV

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Netgear is one of those companies that likes to bring the wide open internet into your living room so you can watch any videos on your TV. That’s why it makes for a good partner with Google, which is invading the living room with its Google TV service. The...
Netgear launches NeoTV Prime next-generation video box with Google TV
Facebook seeks $85 billion to $95 billion valuation for IPO

Facebook pricing IPO in high-$20s to mid-$30s, reports say

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Facebook is reportedly planning to set its price range for public trading, according to reports from the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal. The reported range — said to be somewhere from the high-$20s to the mid-$30s — would put the total valuation of the company to at...
Facebook pricing IPO in high-$20s to mid-$30s, reports say

Twitter conman exposed for posing as policeman during UK riots

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Ellis Ward used the name Inspector Winter to give broadcast interviews, write 'insider' blogs and build up an online followingThe activities of a conman, who allegedly posed as a police officer during the August riots gaining access to victims of looting and broadcasting his experiences on the social network site...
Twitter conman exposed for posing as policeman during UK riots

Facebook Is Looking At A Valuation Of $85-$95 Billion For Its IPO

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Facebook is pricing its IPO in the high $20s to mid-$30s, giving it a valuation of $85 billion to $95 billion, the WSJ reports.  The story isn't online yet, but WSJ star reporter Anupreeta Das tweeted out this tease. More to come ... Please follow SAI on Twitter and Facebook.Join...
Facebook Is Looking At A Valuation Of $85-$95 Billion For Its IPO

Move Over, Social Media Bigwigs: The Real 'Nerds' are Back in Town

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No hoodies for this guy. Marcus Ryu, CEO of Guidewire. (Photo: Business and Leadership) As one of her very first posts for Betabeat, this reporter said “fuck it” and wrote a melodramatic lament of the fact that the tech scene has become overrun with popular kids and self-quantifying jocks, designer...
Move Over, Social Media Bigwigs: The Real 'Nerds' are Back in Town

Don’t crucify Facebook’s CFO — yet

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Yes, David Ebersman was the central player in Facebook’s messy IPO. But it is far too soon to know if he should leave the company. FORTUNE — David Ebersman’s career has been something of a fairy tale. Brown University, research analyst on Wall Street, and a stellar 15-year stint at...
Don’t crucify Facebook’s CFO — yet
Facebook to value itself up to $15B below initial expectations

DealBook: Facebook to Set I.P.O Price Range After Market Close

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The estimated target, which will be included in a revised prospectus filing, is expected to be in the high $20s to mid $30s range, putting Facebook on track to go public with a market value at close to $80 billion or more. Read more »...
DealBook: Facebook to Set I.P.O Price Range After Market Close

Geekdom's a broad church - Q is welcome at our door | James Ball

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The Bond boffin becomes a trendy, cardigan-wearing techie in Skyfall. It's not hard to see how geeks have gone mainstreamPerhaps nothing shows the evolution of the modern geek quite so well as the stalwart of the James Bond franchise, Q - mainly because it missed out most of the steps...
Geekdom's a broad church - Q is welcome at our door | James Ball

Most People Didn't Have A/C Until 1973 and Other Strange Tech Timelines

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We tend to date an innovation from the date a patent was filed or a machine unveiled, but a long time can pass between when something becomes technically possible and when the majority of people are using that thing. Electricity, for example, was a wonder technology of the 1880s, but...
Most People Didn't Have A/C Until 1973 and Other Strange Tech Timelines

Silicon Valley looks for love, at $50,000 a pop

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Meet Amy Andersen. She teaches tech executives, entrepreneurs, and investors from the likes of Apple, Google, Facebook and Salesforce how to date. FORTUNE -- Amy Andersen was on a date. It was one of several with a venture capitalist that a friend had set her up with. On paper, he seemed...
Silicon Valley looks for love, at $50,000 a pop

Why Boomers Won't Release Their Grip On Technology

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Put away the cozy image of the little old lady knitting a sweater for the grandkids, or the distinguished gentlemen playing chess in the park, because the newest elder generation is not going to sit quiety in a rocking chair. Due to its size and timing as the dominant generation...
Why Boomers Won't Release Their Grip On Technology

Still living with your parents at 30? Get a life | Barbara Ellen

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Children who won't leave home are being fools to themselves. And parents should stop mollycoddling themI tried to understand, I really did, but it was difficult after reading the latest report on adult children still living at home: almost three million of the UK's 20-34-year-olds: approaching one in three men...
Still living with your parents at 30? Get a life | Barbara Ellen

15 Google Interview Questions That Made Geniuses Feel Dumb (GOOG)

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Google used to have really embarrassing hiring practices. It would hardly look at applicants who hadn't gone to an Ivy League school, MIT, Cal Tech, or Stanford. It also actually used to ask executives and engineers in their mid-30s about their college GPAs. The worst thing Google HR would do...
15 Google Interview Questions That Made Geniuses Feel Dumb (GOOG)

America, show me your broadband usage

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No caps and no meters for Sonic.NetI write about the Internet. I spend roughly 10 hours a day (or more) on the web. I stream movies, music and use IP communications to talk to sources, friends and family. In short, I demand a lot from my broadband connection. But still,...
America, show me your broadband usage
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