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A former Microsoft bigwig says Amazon's workaholic culture is typical in tech

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Steven Sinofsky

As the world debates whether Amazon's work culture is or isn't a white-collar sweat shop, one tech bigwig has an interesting take: the same culture exists at most big companies and can be "used to represent either success or failure," believes Steven Sinofsky.

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Facebook is trying to make it even more tempting for you to buy products from the News Feed (FB)

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Facebook has announced a series of new features to its Dynamic Product Ads format as it looks to make it even more tempting for users to buy products directly from the News Feed, opening up additional ad revenues from retailers.

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Why coders get into 'religious wars' over programming languages

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If you hang out with programmers enough, one of the first things you'll notice is their very, very closely-held belief that their favored programming language is the only correct one. 

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A Twitter cofounder's VC firm just raised a $123,456,789 fund to build 'world-positive' companies

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Good news for fans of large, sequential numbers.

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