| Oct 6, 2014
| 8:35 AM
Facebook Inc. welcomed WhatsApp to its family on Monday as the Silicon Valley social media company closed its $21.8-billion purchase of the popular chat app.
First announced in February, the deal set a stunning high-water mark for an acquisition of a...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 4:09 PM
Drivers who whisk Facebook employees off to the company’s Silicon Valley headquarters each morning in Wi-Fi-equipped buses are looking to unionize, complaining of long hours, split shifts and wages so low they can’t buy homes near their jobs....
| Sep 23, 2014
| 12:10 PM
A Tyrannosaurus rex lumbers forward, belts out a deafening roar, then stomps overhead, and a viewer watching inside a virtual reality headset turns around to see the beast walking away.
The lifelike run-in with a prehistoric monster comes courtesy of...
| Sep 22, 2014
| 5:33 PM
Facebook Inc is set to unveil a new advertising platform to improve effectiveness of online ads, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday citing people with knowledge of the matter.
The product is a redesigned version of Atlas Advertiser Suite, an ad...
| Sep 28, 2014
| 4:26 AM
A proposed merger of Internet pioneers AOL Inc and Yahoo Inc could create a nimbler player in Web video, but strong growth, the measure of success in Silicon Valley, would remain elusive.
Investors are revisiting one of the most speculated Internet...
| Oct 1, 2014
| 5:00 AM
In the 1980s, the heyday of the corporate raiders, Carl Icahn made a name for himself as a persistent aggressor.
He went after stodgy, old-line companies — Gulf & Western, Western Union, Phillips Petroleum, TWA — hellbent to break them up...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 9:16 PM
Twitter Inc said it will remove images or videos of deceased individuals at the request of family members.
"In order to respect the wishes of loved ones, Twitter will remove imagery of deceased individuals in certain circumstances," according to a ...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 6:43 PM
Yahoo Inc said it will join Google Inc to create a secure email system by next year that could make it nearly impossible for hackers or government officials to read users' messages, The Wall Street Journal reported.
The move comes as large technology...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 9:15 AM
Joe Sullivan sat in a suite atop the Rio Hotel this week, with his iPhone’s Bluetooth and WiFi capabilities shut off.
Eighteen floors below Sullivan, who is the chief security officer at Facebook, were thousands of hackers who had descended on Las...
| Aug 11, 2014
| 7:34 AM
Facebook Inc dijo el jueves que adquirirá una compañía que ayuda a proteger computadoras y centros de datos a través de la encriptación de datos.
Facebook no reveló los términos financieros de la compra de PrivateCore, que fue fundada en 2011 y tiene...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 1:59 PM
Alibaba Group came out with a monster roar Friday as its shares began trading at $92.70, up more than 36% from its IPO price of $68. The rest of the day was relatively stable for the new stock, analysts said, falling a nickel below $90 for only a moment...