Facebook Study Tracks Matriculation to Matrimony

For the times when the best graduation present is a spouse.

The Color Purple: Yahoo Tries to Excite Consumers With Month-Long New Logo Reveal

Anticipation — actually, Marissa Mayer — is making me wait.

The Kids Love Twitter; Facebook, Not So Much

Teens want a drama-free social network. Twitter looks to be that network.

Video Shopping Startup Joyus Raises $11.5M in Second Round, Focuses on ROI of Online Retail

Do online retailers need to make it count for merchants?
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Sexual Preferences (Comic)

Here is the latest comic from our Joy of Tech friends at Geek Culture, Nitrozac and Snaggy. Joy of Tech appears three times a week in the Voices section of this site.


When “Likes” Can Shed Light

Facebook users’ patterns of “Likes” on the social-networking site can unintentionally expose political and religious views, drug use, divorce and sexual orientation, researchers said Monday.

Marissa Mayer’s First Live Interview (Which ATD Had to Virtually Sneak Into): God. Family. Yahoo.

Going down those Internet pipes is really tight.

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For Valley Engineers, Big Data and Networking Start-Ups Are Still Sexy

Consumer companies may be hot among investors, but big data and networking start-ups are hotter still to Valley engineering talent, according to a recent LinkedIn report. The study claims that analytics firms and networking start-ups like Cloudera and Arista Networks are garnering the most engineering mindshare. The study took into account the LinkedIn activity of more than 240,000 Bay Area engineers from January through March.

People Say They Care About Their Online Privacy, But Do They Care Enough to Switch?

The rational response to the question, “Do you worry about your privacy online?” is “Yes.”

The iKnow-It-All: The Full AsiaD Demo (Video)

What does a “personal learning assistant” do? Click in to find out.

What Does the Future Gamer Look Like?

One in Five to Own Tablet by 2014, Poll Finds

Exclusive: Chegg Buys Cramster