Articles by Ryan W. Neal

Originally from Northern California, Ryan W. Neal came to New York to earn his master's in journalism from Columbia University. He joined IB Times April 2013, and is a writer for the technology section. 

He has written for the Santa Barbara Independent, Sacramento News and Review, Summit Daily News, Virgin Red Room, and Forbes Sports Money. He was previously the manager of the blog network at Magnet Media Inc. 

When he's not nerding out about tech, he loves sports and snowboarding. 

Yahoo's 40 percent stake in Alibaba alone may be close to the entire market value of U.S.-traded Yahoo stocks

So What Is Alibaba, Anyway?

The Chinese e-commerce giant's marketplaces and platforms handled more transactions in 2013 than eBay and Amazon.com combined.

Iraq Finally Getting 3G Wireless

Most countries have made 3G the standard, with many already moving on to 4G, but Iraq’s government has not allowed the upgrades to the country’s cellular network.
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Mozilla Names Andreas Gal As New CTO

The former CTO, Brendan Eich, was made CEO only to resign after 11 days due to a controversy surrounding his involvement in an anti-gay marriage bill.

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California Governor Gavin Newsom announced the state could reopen on June 15

Newsom Challengers Face Uphill Battle

Live bears. Reality television. Voter demographics. California's recall election has it all, with almost twenty contenders already vying for the seat.