| Jul 17, 2013
| 5:00 AM
In the typical life of a viral video, a reality show mishap becomes a YouTube clip, which then reaches the masses online.
Uncommon Content, a New York filmmaker, is betting it can do the opposite.
Uncommon, which produces the Reserve Channel on...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 1:44 PM
Google Inc. is making a splash in the world of digital TV receivers with its tiny, $35 Chromecast device.
The new Google gadget rivals the Apple TV and all Roku devices. However, each digital receiver has its benefits and downsides. Here's how the three...
| Jul 27, 2013
| 9:00 AM
In a corner office at the Museum of Contemporary Art, a big white board is a tangle of names, dates and ideas scrawled in brightly colored markers. At the center is a chart for the video network MOCAtv, plotting new programs on the artist Urs Fischer...
| Dec 25, 2013
| 9:28 AM
There's a good chance you woke up with a new smartphone or tablet this Christmas morning, but as Microsoft can tell you, no one wants to use a device with no apps.
If you've got a new gadget, you need to load it up with the best apps, that way the...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 3:33 PM
Twitter Inc. has launched a full Web version of its popular Vine video-sharing social network, expanding the service beyond its smartphone app.
Vine users can now view and "like" videos, leave comments and "re-vine" others via the new website. Users,...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 3:20 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- The Street's Jim Cramer was asked Monday about Twitter.
He called the money-losing social media high flier a “love stock.”
If that's the case, the honeymoon may soon be over.
Twitter shares fell sharply Monday after a...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 3:14 PM
DreamWorks Animation is expanding its partnership with YouTube.
The Glendale-based computer animation company is teaming up with YouTube to produce a series of daily shows that will highlight some of the most compelling entertainment on the video-...
| Jan 13, 2014
| 5:08 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- For years, Google has been the search engine that connects people to all points on the Internet.
Now it also wants to be the company that connects people's homes to the Internet.
The search giant said Monday that it agreed to buy Nest...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 3:31 PM
What do you do when you have millions and millions of Twitter followers? One option is to fund your very own social network.
Teenage pop star Justin Bieber, the second-most popular person on Twitter with 46.5 million followers, has reportedly led a $1....
| Nov 8, 2013
| 12:01 PM
Earlier this year, Google revamped the comments section of YouTube, integrating it with its Google+ social network. And now, more than 47,000 people are petitioning YouTube to revert the comments section to its original form.
The petition, hosted on...
| Nov 10, 2013
Max Mosley won fame in the motorsports world as the longtime chief of Formula One's governing body. Five years ago, however, Mosley's notoriety spread far beyond the race circuit, and not in a good way. A British tabloid released a prison-themed...