Joe Brown

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New-Parent Perks at Yahoo Get a Baby Bump

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has significantly increased the amount of paid leave new parents can receive — up to 16 weeks for mothers and eight for fathers, among other expanded benefits. Mayer’s recent move to ban telecommuting at the company drew widespread criticism; the new policy brings Yahoo more in line with family-leave perks offered by Google and Facebook.


Buy Signal: Facebook Widens Data Targeting

April 09, 2013 at 6:18 pm PT

EU Probes iPhone Contracts

March 22, 2013 at 7:05 am PT

Samwers Launch €150 Million Venture Fund

March 18, 2013 at 6:26 am PT

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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik