Hiring its new CEO away from PayPal indicates that the Internet company still believes it can thrive on its own.
I'm deputy editor of MIT Technology Review. I’ve been a technology journalist for 12 years, reporting on the Web, computing, telecom, and the business of technology from Silicon Valley, New York, and Boston. Before I came to MIT Technology Review, I was the technology and media editor for the Associated Press.
Brian Bergstein's Stories
Social networking grew up in 2011, becoming more of a fundamental underpinning of the Web.
The fast pace of technological change has inspired a new literary form: the memo that warns an entire company it must alter its course.
A maker of high-end design software accidentally discovers a consumer hit.
A booming business in virtual goods drives profits at the online gaming company.
Yahoo researcher Judd Antin says that encouraging users and employees to pursue points and virtual badges may not achieve the desired results.
Shares in the company soared on their first day of trading, but that has more to do with technical factors than the underlying prospects for the business.
The new biography of Steve Jobs offers insights about Apple's future direction.
Google reveals how often governments ask it to banish things from its services and how often it complies.
How cloud computing is shaping strategy at one of the world's largest outsourcing companies.