| Sep 4, 2014
| 2:10 PM
In the last week of August, Twitter entertained dozens of potential young recruits at a chic studio, while Facebook served drinks and snacks to job-seekers at its own office. More than 175 showed up to a similar event at Google in June.
| Sep 5, 2014
| 2:21 PM
Facebook Inc is prepared to spend billions of dollars to reach its goal of bringing the Internet to everyone on the planet, Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Friday.
"What we really care about is connecting everyone in the world," Zuckerberg...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 8:19 AM
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd has launched a virtual reality headset for its new Galaxy Note 4 phablet using technology from Oculus VR, a company that Facebook Inc is buying for $2 billion.
The wireless headset, called Samsung Gear VR Innovator Edition,...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 3:20 PM
Venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byer has agreed to invest in fast-growing messaging startup Snapchat at a valuation close to $10 billion, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday, citing people with knowledge of the matter.
| Aug 27, 2014
| 5:28 PM
Alibaba Group Holding continued to build excitement for its upcoming initial public offering by reporting a surge in mobile growth and big financial gains in its most recent quarter.
For the three months that ended June 30, the Chinese e-commerce...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 3:53 AM
Kraft Foods Group Inc. said Friday that it is offering up to 1.5 million shares of stock via a "social stock plan."
Through a partnership with San Francisco-based Loyal3 Securities Inc.,, Kraft said its social media stock plan allows investors to invest...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 4:16 PM
Twitter Inc.'s increased efforts to hold onto new users succeeded in the second quarter, the company reported Tuesday, providing investors some confidence that the social network can persuade more Internet users to join its flock.
Shares of the...
| 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...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 4:08 AM
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's upcoming public offering will give Yahoo Inc billions of dollars for a potential shopping spree that investors hope will jumpstart its comeback.
But with numerous holes to fill and soaring tech company valuations, Yahoo will...
| Sep 19, 2014
| 6:13 PM
Alibaba Holding Group's initial public offering was a monster success, roaring out of the gate Friday at a 38% premium to its offer price, sucking $21.8 billion into the Chinese online powerhouse's coffers.
The largest U.S. IPO ever sent thrills through...
| Sep 15, 2014
| 7:50 PM
What started as a one-man project and quickly grew into a computer game phenomenon played by tens of millions of children and adults worldwide will be absorbed by Microsoft Corp. for $2.5 billion.
Microsoft announced Monday that it will buy the maker of...