| May 20, 2014
| 1:23 PM
Hundreds of millions of Indians had their fingers inked blue to show they voted in recent nationwide elections. According to Facebook, 4 million of them clicked the “I’m a Voter” button to broadcast their participation on the social...
| May 22, 2014
| 1:55 PM
Facebook will be making it easier for its users to share less.
Among the new privacy policies announced Thursday was a change to the default sharing setting for new users. Instead of their first posts aumoticatically being shared with everyone, even...
| May 27, 2014
| 8:00 AM
It was about time Mark Zuckerberg realized that Facebook could afford only so much arrogance toward its users before they would seek out other online social media venues. On Thursday, Facebook announced that it would set the default for new users to...
| May 6, 2014
| 6:48 PM
Chinese Internet behemoth Alibaba has filed to sell shares in the U.S., the first step in what is expected to be one of the biggest initial public offerings ever.
The company, bigger than Amazon.com Inc. and EBay Inc. combined, said it was raising $1...
| May 8, 2014
| 6:03 PM
Oh, snap. They don't always disappear.
Snapchat, a mobile messaging app, has been hugely popular among teens and young adults, who have flocked to the service for its purported ability to make their photo messages, or "snaps," vanish a few seconds after...
| May 1, 2014
| 2:57 PM
There appears to be no prospect of peace in San Francisco when it comes to the parade of giant, corporate shuttles rumbling through the streets every day.
On Thursday, a coalition of local activists filed a lawsuit asking a judge to prevent corporate...
| 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 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...
| 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...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 9:05 PM
Tap to watch a TV show clip on Lifetime's iPad app, and a high-definition video ad for the Home Depot begins playing, it seems, even before your finger has left the screen.
Shaving milliseconds to get that and thousands of other video ads loaded...