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Women at Work: A Racy Silicon Valley Lawsuit, and More Subtle Questions About Sex Discrimination
Women can find themselves caught in a double standard at work, needing to promote themselves and yet not appear too pushy.

Apple to Replace AT&T in Dow Index
The step is a reminder of the soaring valuations among consumer-driven technology and social media companies.

Briton Arrested Over Cyberattack on U.S. Defense Department
Data was stolen in June from a messaging service used by the department’s employees, including email addresses and phone numbers for about 800 contacts.

ISIS Is Adept on Twitter, Study Finds
While Twitter has suspended many users linked to the Islamic State, a study says at least 46,000 accounts publicize the group’s message of death.

To Bring Virtual Reality to Market, Furious Efforts to Solve Nausea
Oculus VR, Sony, HTC and other headset makers have incorporated technology to combat motion sickness, paving the way to mass-marketing their products.

In Ellen Pao’s Suit vs. Kleiner Perkins, World of Venture Capital Is Under Microscope
What is really under examination in this trial is the question of why there are so few women in leadership positions in Silicon Valley.

Bits Blog: Reaction to Regulation: 1934 vs. Today
Many of the arguments against the F.C.C.’s net neutrality plan echo those made when the Communications Act of 1934, which created the F.C.C., was passed.
Bits Blog: Google Introduces Long-Anticipated Insurance Shopping Site
The Google Compare auto insurance shopping site could rattle the insurance industry and change how individual brokers do business.

Common Sense: Nasdaq Changed in Its Climb to 5,000
Unlike the Nasdaq composite index at its dot-com peak in 2000, today’s index has companies that are more mature and less concentrated in technology.
Bits Blog: Digital Learning Companies Falling Short of Student Privacy Pledge
A number of ed tech companies said they would improve the security and privacy of their services. But a new report concludes they are falling short of expectations.

Bits Blog: Google Confirms Plans for Wireless Service
The company is experimenting with a network that would rely primarily on Wi-Fi technology and use cellular towers as a backup.

Bits Blog: BlackBerry Announces Leap Phone, Moving Back Toward Touch Screens
The company also teased, in the briefest of fashions, that a curved phone with a slider keyboard might be “coming later this year.”

Bits Blog: Qualcomm and Intel to Introduce New Biometric Security Technology
Qualcomm has a new fingerprint reading technology that it hopes can eventually replace passwords both for devices and apps.
China’s Long Food Chain Plugs In
The country’s sprawling supply chain has challenged governmental efforts to ensure quality, and so its tech giants are working to provide shoppers with useful tools.

Barcelona’s Mobile World
Many of the world’s top smartphone makers — with the notable exception of Apple — converged at the Fira Gran Via complex in Barcelona this week with the aim of enticing buyers around the globe.

Bits Blog: Alibaba Expands in Silicon Valley With Its First U.S. Data Center
China’s largest Internet company, Alibaba, is adding to its modest presence in Silicon Valley, but not in the way many have expected.

Women at Work: How Men Can Succeed in the Boardroom and the Bedroom
Men don’t lose out when there is gender equality. They do better at work, and better at home, where marriages are happier when work is shared.
Membership in Clinton’s Email Domain Is Remembered as a Mark of Status
A domain name set up for Hillary Rodham Clinton shielded her correspondence and was used for coveted accounts that conferred prestige and closeness to the secretary of state.
Civic Boosters: What Is the Next ‘Next Silicon Valley’?
Lots of places lay claim to being a budding tech innovation hub, some with more justification than others. Orlando, for instance, is no Provo.

Nextdoor Social Network Digs Deep Into Neighborhoods
The start-up and its investors see opportunities in the company’s more than 53,000 microcommunities.

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