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Week in review: How Steve Jobs terrorized Apple employees in the elevator

August 29, 2011

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Here’s our roundup of the week’s top tech business news. First, the most popular stories VentureBeat published in the last seven days: Why Apple employees avoid getting in the elevator with Steve Jobs — With all of the supernatural success swirling around legendary Apple CEO Steve Jobs as he steps down from the position, it’s easy […]

Worldwide web reaches 20th birthday

August 9, 2011

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The worldwide web was 20 years old this weekend, and a plethora of articles was published marking the occasion. The first website was the work of Tim Berners-Lee, who at the time was working as a physicist at the European nuclear research organisation CERN which has also brought the world such groundbreaking experiments as those […]

Randi Zuckerberg Leaving Facebook To Start Own Social Media Company

August 5, 2011

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Randi Zuckerberg, the sister of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, is leaving the company after six years to start her own social media firm, according to Facebook. Facebook said Thursday that Zuckerberg, who had led Facebook’s consumer marketing team, is leaving to start her own company, reports The Los Angeles Times. The social networking site says […]