John Murrell

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Zuckerberg Gives $500 Million in Stock to Silicon Valley Charity

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said today he and his wife, Priscilla Chan, were donating 18 million shares of the company, currently worth almost $500 million, to the Silicon Valley Community Foundation, a nonprofit that helps channel philanthropic gifts. Zuckerberg said the funds would go toward health and education projects.


We’re Taking the Day Off to Eat Too Much

November 28, 2013 at 3:00 am PT

Yahoo Snaps Up Image-Discovery Startup LookFlow

October 23, 2013 at 10:43 am PT

GoDaddy Acquires Online Invoicing Firm Ronin

October 02, 2013 at 11:13 am PT

Symantec Nominates Two New Directors

August 28, 2013 at 9:49 am PT

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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

— Author Tim Kreider on not getting paid for one’s work