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Monday, Jan 12, 2015 at 3:13 PM

Dating App Tinder Buys Photo-Sharing App Tappy

Dating App Tinder Buys Photo-Sharing App Tappy

Tinder, a dating app, bought Namesake, the maker of ephemeral photo-sharing app Tappy. Read »

Monday, Jan 12, 2015 at 2:40 PM

Twitter Predicts When TV Show Will Succeed

Twitter Predicts When TV Show Will Succeed

A Nielsen study reports that tweets about TV programs can spell success for a new show. Read »

Thursday, Jan 8, 2015 at 11:07 PM

Activist Hedge Fund Doesn't Want Yahoo Buying CNN

Activist Hedge Fund Doesn't Want Yahoo Buying CNN

A major investor, hedge fund Starboard Value, doesn't want Yahoo buying any big acquisitions such as cable news channel CNN. Read »

Thursday, Jan 8, 2015 at 11:02 PM

Real-Life "Pied Piper" Sells Out to Facebook

Real-Life

QuickFire Networks, a real-life startup which reduces video file sizes and upload times like "Silicon Valley"'s fictional Pied Piper, is acquired by Facebook. Read »

Thursday, Jan 8, 2015 at 3:08 PM

Apple Claims it Created 1 Million U.S. Jobs

Apple Claims it Created 1 Million U.S. Jobs

Apple claims on its website that its "app economy" has created more than 1 million U.S. jobs since 2008. Read »

Thursday, Jan 8, 2015 at 3:04 PM

Yelp: FTC Investigation Is Closed

Yelp: FTC Investigation Is Closed

Yelp reported that the Federal Trade Commission is ending its probe into manipulated reviews on the user-generated site. Read »

Wednesday, Jan 7, 2015 at 4:41 PM

Huawei Hopes to Lure Americans with Contract-Free Phone

Huawei Hopes to Lure Americans with Contract-Free Phone

China's Huawei Technologies will jump into the U.S. market with its contract-free Honor smartphone. Read »

Wednesday, Jan 7, 2015 at 3:55 PM

Intel Pledges $300M to Increase Employee Diversity

Intel Pledges $300M to Increase Employee Diversity

Intel promises to invest $300 million to diversify its U.S. workforce, according to reports. Read »

Tuesday, Jan 6, 2015 at 6:39 PM

Girl Scout Cookies Now Have App

Girl Scout Cookies Now Have App

Want Girl Scout cookies? There's now an app to buy them. Read »

Tuesday, Jan 6, 2015 at 5:32 PM

FBI Putting Up Cell Towers to Capture Information

FBI Putting Up Cell Towers to Capture Information

The FBI says it doesn't need warrants to put up decoy cell towers called "stingrays" in public spots to capture mobile phone user identities, information and intercept calls. Read »

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Scott McGrew The host of Press:Here, Scott has 20 years experience as a television reporter, 10 of them covering technology. His work has been seen on CNN, CNBC, MSNBC, Fox News Channel and the BBC. He has been nominated for 10 Emmy Awards, but he’s quick to point out he’s never won any. He has been dabbling in computers since his first Apple II.
Barbara E. Hernandez Barbara is an award-winning business journalist whose work has appeared in the New York Times, San Francisco Chronicle and PCWorld.com. In her spare time, she lends money to entrepreneurs in developing nations, ponders the tech world and spends way too much time on Facebook. Follow her on Twitter @bhern.