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Daily Archives: July 6, 2012

Actor Andrew Garfield plays Spider-Man, a superhero with a penchant for Sony products.

Photograph by Jamie Trueblood/Columbia Pictures/Everett Collection

Actor Andrew Garfield plays Spider-Man, a superhero with a penchant for Sony products.

‘Spider-Man’ Spins Web of Sony Products and Bing Searches

Spider-Man is spinning more than a web these days. In the comic book superhero’s latest flick, “The Amazing Spider-Man,” cinema goers won’t find a single iPhone, even though it’s the most popular smartphone in the U.S., nor any of Apple’s...

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A programmer in the 1950s works in a data processing room with a Remington Rand UNIVAC computer and tape drives.

Photograph by H. Armstrong Roberts/Everett Collection

A programmer in the 1950s works in a data processing room with a Remington Rand UNIVAC computer and tape drives.

Search for Programmers Leads Agency Down Road to ‘Diablo’ Hell

In Silicon Valley, Google, Facebook and others try to court in-demand programmers by offering high salaries, stock and office perks such as free lunches. At one Israeli advertising agency, they’re attracting job candidates by offering demons. When BBR Saatchi &...

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