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  • Bestselling books the week of 7/17/14, according to IndieBound*

    What's selling best at independent bookstores across America.

  • The New Digital Age

    Google executives Eric Schmidt and Jared Cohen explore the 21st century, in which they see technology reshaping everything from the lives of individuals to the destinies of nations.

  • PayPal restructuring means lost jobs

    PayPal is cutting about 325 jobs as part of a major reorganization by its new president in an effort to head off competition. Though revered on Wall Street, Paypal has a reputation as slow and bureaucratic on Silicon Valley, making it hard to attract top-level talent. 

  • LinkedIn 'influencers': Obama, Romney offer insight in new feature

    LinkedIn is launching 'influencers,' a feature that will encourage users of the professional networking site to sign up to follow the musings and advice of a panel of luminaries including Barack Obama, Mitt Romney, and Richard Branson. LinkedIn hopes the feature will help it extend its clout beyond the help-wanted market.

  • Facebook shares hit new low as lock-up period expires

    It's been a rough run for Facebook. After one of the most-anticipated IPOs in history, Facebook suffered what may be the most-botched public offering as trading glitches marred its first day. It's been almost all downhill for the Menlo Park., Calif., company since then.

  • Facebook stock: 6 intriguing investors

    Facebook stock will make many people suddenly wealthy when it begins trading this Friday. The company is expected to be valued somewhere around $100 billion, with stock expected to sell anywhere between $34 and $38 per share.  Here are six of the more unexpected people set to make a killing with initial public offering of Facebook stock, including a rock star, a graffiti artist, and pair of Mark Zuckerberg’s enemies.

  • Change Agent Young Internet entrepreneurs embrace philanthropy

    Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg, Twitter's Biz Stone, Craigslist's Craig Newmark, and many others have turned their entrepreneurial skills to solving the world's social problems.

  • Zynga launches 'Empire' within days of its IPO

    Zynga launches 'Empire' within days of its IPO

    Zynga debuts 'Empires & Allies' as it prepares to sell shares of itself to the public. Valued at $10 billion, Zynga could make even more with its initial public offering.

  • LinkedIn IPO: How boring became bankable

    The New Economy LinkedIn IPO: How boring became bankable

    The LinkedIn IPO had a wildly successful day on Wall Street. The LinkedIn IPO is likely to be followed by others.

  • LinkedIn files for IPO: What you need to know

    LinkedIn files for IPO: What you need to know

    LinkedIn is ready for its IPO. Here are the questions people are asking and how LinkedIn answers them.