The typical benefits in Silicon Valley now include massage and five-star food. CNET's Sumi Das visits 1 Hacker Way in Menlo Park to uncover the reason behind Facebook's generous perks.
A new doodle has sprung up this morning, celebrating the birth of the writer of The Barber of Seville.
The social-networking site is being used by my barber, but how will it turn that into cash?
At the WinHEC 2007 conference in Los Angeles, Microsoft managers Glenn Ward and Jim Barber show off features in the Vista operating system that use Windows Rally technology, designed to simplify the setup of network-connected devices such as digital cameras and wireless routers.
Wireless chipmaker SyChip announced Wednesday that it closed its third round of funding with an additional $4.6 million, bringing the round to $19.3 million. New investors for the extra contribution include Genesis Park, Global Strategic Investment, Intel Communications Fund, Markpoint Venture Partners, Masthead and TechQuest. The Plano, Texas-based company closed the first part of the round last November at $14.7 million, according to SyChip Chief Executive George Barber. 3i led the first stage along with participation from Alliance Technology Ventures, Lucent Technologies and Pacesetter Capital. SyChip will use the financing for marketing and development of chips used in cell phones and wireless LAN (local area network) equipment that runs on 802.11b, or Wi-Fi technology.
After just two months on the job, top executive Ken Barber will retire from the Web search engine.
When it comes to tips, email is great. But nobody, not even a barber, beats a cabbie when it comes to handing down the 411.