Investors Flock to Twitter, Like Facebook, as Year Draws to a Close

It seems Wall Street has determined that social media actually is here to stay, and that Facebook and Twitter really are the only games in town.

T-Mobile’s GoSmart Hopes to Boost Data Use by Offering Unlimited Free Mobile Access to Facebook

The offer is similar to Facebook Zero, a program that the social network has done in partnership with dozens of carriers overseas to enable Facebook use for customers who don’t have data service.

Gates Foundation Picks UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann as Next CEO

The oncologist will succeed longtime Microsoft executive Jeff Raikes, who had said earlier this year that he planned to step down once a successor was found.

Facebook Says It Has Learned Important Android Lessons From Building Home

Meanwhile, the company is plugging away on updates to its core app and other companion products.

Andreessen Horowitz Sells a Third of Its Facebook Shares

The venture firm got between $49 and just over $50 per share and is keeping a significant stake in the company.

Facebook Tries to Make Its Home More Inviting by Welcoming Photos From Other Services

Starting today, Facebook users can also see photos from Flickr, Instagram, Tumblr and Pinterest.
Facebook Home Event in Menlo Park, CA, on April 4, 2013.

Stanford Students Hope Posting Documentary Online Will Get More Women to Code

Speaking at DLDwomen in Munich, the founders of She++ urged women already in the workforce to learn to code so they might be better able to mentor and encourage the next generation.
Ayna Agarwal, speaking Tuesday at DLDwomen in Munich.

What the Tech Industry and Politicians Are Saying About NSA’s Massive Data Collection

Here’s a compilation of what various tech industry leaders and elected officials are saying about the NASA programs that came to light this week.

Facebook Adds Dock Feature in Effort to Make Its Home More Inviting

Facebook is working quickly to try to resolve some of the issues early users had with its big mobile project.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg at the Facebook Home launch event.

Omar Khan on Security, China and the State of the Mobile Industry (Video)

The former Samsung and Motorola executive spoke at D: Dive Into Mobile about the broader mobile landscape and about his new gig as co-head of security firm NQ Mobile.

HTC First’s Trip to Europe on Hold as Facebook Works to Improve Its Home

At I/O, Google Tilts Toward Android Services Over Android OS

HTC First (That Facebook Phone) Drops From 99 Bucks to 99 Cents at AT&T

Facebook Timeline Makes Its Way to Windows Phone, at Least in Beta

Mobile Goes Global

You Don’t Need Facebook Home to Get Your Chat Heads On

Sounding Off on Facebook Home, Privacy and Why Travel Books Are Going Extinct

Facebook Begins Big Ad Blitz To Tout Its New Android “Home”

Can a One-Two Punch of Launches Help HTC Fight Back?

Can Facebook Build an Android-Style Home on the iPhone? Probably Not.

HTC First: The Hardware Side to Facebook Home