| Jul 1, 2014
| 5:24 PM
A United Kingdom regulator said it would probe the controversial 2012 Facebook experiment that looked at whether the emotional bent of news feed posts was contagious.
Facebook has come under attack after details of the study were released in recent...
| 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...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 5:01 PM
Facebook Inc has approached some of YouTube's biggest content producers to get them to distribute their videos on the social network, the Wall Street Journal said on Thursday, citing people familiar with the matter.
Facebook seems to be taking on...
| Sep 11, 2014
| 6:18 PM
The U.S. government in 2008 threatened to fine Yahoo Inc $250,000 a day if it failed to turn over customer data to intelligence agencies, according to documents unsealed on Thursday.
The documents shed new light on how the government dealt with U.S....
| Sep 12, 2014
| 12:29 AM
The sheer size of the Chinese market is so alluring to Western companies that even pro-internet freedom firms like CloudFlare may have to put moral outrage to the side in their pursuit of new business.
San Francisco-based CloudFlare has a policy of...
| Sep 6, 2014
Alibaba Group Holding has set the price range of its initial public stock offering $60 to $66 a share and hopes to raise a record-shattering $24.3 billion in what would be the biggest IPO ever.
At $66 a share, the Chinese Internet behemoth would be...
| 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...