Kleiner Perkins thinks we're in a third wave of technology. Doerr, Zuckerberg, Bezos and Pincus are throwing a $250 million "party" in order to ride it.
The last time venture capitalist John Doerr opined that a technology wave was about to sweep over the globe it was just before the height of the Internet bubble in the 1990s, when he pronounced that the Internet was under-hyped. Yes, there was Internet startup MOREMichael V. Copeland, Senior Writer - Oct 21, 2010 5:38 PM ET
A round-up of the companies, deals, and trends that made headlines.
Every day, the Fortune staff spends hours poring over tech stories, posts, and reviews from all over the Web to keep tabs on the companies that matter. We've assembled the morning's most newsworthy bits below.Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg granted The New Yorker unprecedented access for a profile in the latest issue. Among the revelations: Zuckerberg has 879 Facebook friends, MORE JP Mangalindan, Writer - Sep 14, 2010 8:20 AM ET
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The collective net worth of the super rich on Forbes's annual list of the 400 wealthiest Americans fell by $300 billion over the past 12 months, and the tech sector spilled its share of the red ink.
Microsoft's Bill Gates lost the most -- at least on paper. His net worth dropped from $57 to $50 billion, not enough, however, to keep him from topping the list for the 16th year MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Oct 1, 2009 6:23 AM ET
Apple CEO Steve Jobs was pretty dismissive of Amazon's Kindle electronic book reader when it first came out. "The whole conception is flawed at the top," he told the New York Times a little over a year ago, pointing out that 40% of Americans make it through one book a year or less. "People don't read anymore."
The launch Monday of the Kindle 2 after 14 months of strong sales -- MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Feb 10, 2009 8:37 AM ET
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