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Jeff Bezos knocks Bill Gates off the top of Forbes' richest people list

Forbes magazine has released its annual list of super duper rich people on Tuesday, and move over Bill Gates because Jeff Bezos is flush with cash. Surprising no one, the Amazon CEO topped the list with a $112 billion net worth. This is a milestone
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Who wants to live forever, asks the book Benedict Cumberbatch is bringing to the screen

The world's richest man made a $42 million investment in a vast clock, now under construction, that is designed to tick away for 10,000 years. Elon Musk sent a car to space that should orbit the sun for millions of years, containing a miniature
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These millennial entrepreneurs think email is too slow for the startup world

There are two types of people in this world. Those who live at inbox zero, who frantically read, remove, and reply to emails the very instant they arrive.  And, then there's the rest of us: Those who live with thousands of unopened emails
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Was Evan Spiegel right to turn down a billion dollars?

Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps support our work. Snap is starting the year off strong. Its quarterly earnings blew past
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Facebook is testing comment downvoting

Hating on dumb Facebook comments may be on the verge of getting a whole lot easier.  Ever the innovator, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg appears to have found a way to transfer all the bickering in your feed into something much more orderly.
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That '26 friends' Facebook rumor was a hoax — but here's how you can actually game the News Feed

The latest hoax that the Facebook world soundly fell for was the idea that only 26 (or 25) friends could see your posts. In copy-paste messages that made rounds on the Newsfeed, Facebook users asked their friends to comment with a simple "hi" to
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Finally, tech's elite speak out against Silicon Valley's unchecked power

They helped create Facebook, Google, and other companies who claim to bring the world together. But on Monday evening, these people gathered to discuss how tech products are tearing us apart.  "Facebook created a business model that essentially
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Facebook's traffic is down 50 million hours per day as Zuckerberg demands fewer 'viral videos'

One of Facebook's core statistics doesn't look so good. Time spent on the network — a number that drives the tech giant's revenue — is down by an estimated 50 million hours per day. Facebook now reaches 2.13 billion people per month and
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Is Facebook's Messenger Kids app good for children? One group says no.

Getting children addicted to social media is now' Facebook's latest bad lewk. In an open letter to Mark Zuckerberg, a coalition of children's health and education organizations and individuals have called on Facebook to shut down Messenger Kids on