Kari Lipschutz
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LinkedIn's New Rival: Facebook

Social networking makes for social recruiting

Could Facebook soon rival LinkedIn as a job-recruitment tool? A Wall Street Journal article says it could be possible sooner rather than later. Facebook’s presence as a recruiting aid is…

Discounted Internet for Low Income Households

Comcast makes good on deal with regulators

Getting online will now be more affordable for some in 39 states. Comcast is rolling out a new initiative to help low income households connect to the Internet at discounted…

Sex, Love, and Smartphones

Tech-lovers would give up sex over phones

Would you rather give up your smartphone for a week or sex? According to a national survey, a third of Americans would easily eschew a night of passion in favor…

The North-South Technology Divide

iPhone and Android have regional devotees

The north and south of the United States have always had opposing personalities. A recent study shows that technology might be the most recent indicator of the divide. A report…

Apple's Controversial Success in China

Civil society highlights company's questionable practices

Apple products are becoming coffeehouse fixtures in China more than three years after the company opened the doors of its first store in Beijing. In a recently published piece, Foreign…

White House: Twitter Helped Debt Agreement Along

Virtual pressure pushed deal

Late Sunday, congressional leaders and U.S. President Barack Obama announced that an agreement had been reached over the U.S. budget and impending debt crisis. The Twittersphere has been eager to…

PBS Plans for Transatlantic Venture

U.K. to gain another public broadcaster channel

The BBC might soon have a public broadcasting companion in the U.K. PBS has long been the go-to channel for those Americans looking for public television programming and reports suggest…

UBS Ditches WTC Move

Deal dropped due to bank's shaky finances

The new World Trade Center site is now down one tenant. UBS confirmed that it will not be moving into the new development despite “advanced talks” between the bank and…

Google Acquires IBM Patents

Portfolio grows after Nortel snub

Google made its most recent move in the ongoing great game of acquiring tech patents. The company purchased a bundle of more than 1,000 patents from IBM, according to a…

Campaign Takes On Barefoot Running Craze

New Balance's tagline: 'Like barefoot, only better.'

A 2009 best-seller by Christopher McDougall made shoemakers very nervous. The book, Born to Run, told the near-mythical tale of groups around the world that run incomprehensible distances with ease,…