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Zuckerberg's newest Likes: A daughter and a $45B initiative

The social-networking giant's co-founder announces that his wife, Priscilla Chan, has given birth to their first child. The pair also says they're establishing a new philanthropic initiative with 99 percent of Zuckerberg's Facebook shares.

By December 1, 2015

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Samsung Pay dubbed a hit in its initial rollout

The company's new mobile payments has seen $30 million in transactions in just one month as it prepares to launch in the US where it will battle with Apple Pay.

By September 24, 2015

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Initial iPhone 6S sales to get a boost from China, analyst says

Apple says it's on track to sell more new iPhones during this year's initial weekend than it did last year. China will play a significant role in that, according to Piper Jaffray's Gene Munster.

By September 14, 2015

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iPhone 6S preorders begin with initial glitches

Preorders for Apple's two new phones were set to start online at 12:01 a.m. PT Saturday, but Apple's Web store wouldn't load for some users for nearly an hour. The firm's mobile app did work, however.

By September 12, 2015

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Pinterest launches diversity initiative, will share hiring goals with public

Digital-scrapbooking site announces partnership with startup to find strategies to increase staff diversity. It will share what works and what doesn't, in an aim to help the whole tech industry.

By July 30, 2015

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Facebook's Free Basics cut off in India

The government has halted the program over concerns that Facebook violates Net neutrality by offering only certain Web content for free.

By February 8, 2016

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Amid talk of an initial public offering, SnapChat raises $537.6 million

A possible $16 billion valuation makes the app maker among the world's most valuable startups.

By May 29, 2015

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Fitbit takes first steps toward initial public offering

The wearable fitness device company is counting on investor enthusiasm for its step-tracking tech to help it raise $100 million.

By May 7, 2015

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NYC mayor backs tech initiatives with big bucks

New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio says he sees the tech industry as the great social equalizer. And he announces funding for new initiatives in broadband deployment and education.

By May 4, 2015

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Why India matters to Silicon Valley

Hundreds of millions of Indians are buying their first smartphones. The country's rapid growth has caught the attention of tech companies around the globe.

By February 5, 2016