| Apr 6, 2015
| 3:07 PM
Euro falls near $1, but European goods remain pricey
Americans hunting for a bargain on a new Beemer, bottle of Chateau Margaux or Hermes handbag thanks to the sliding euro should put away their gold cards. European luxury goods sold in the U.S....
| Apr 6, 2015
| 9:14 AM
"RightThisMinute" wants to save you time — the minutes and hours you might spend trolling the Internet for interesting new videos in a search you could never hope to get ahead of.
Instead, "RightThisMinute" invites you to tear your eyes from your...
| Apr 1, 2015
| 9:28 AM
Since Apple shook up the music world with iTunes a little more than a decade ago, online music has exploded and become the central way many people enjoy and discover music. Internet services such as Pandora and Spotify have millions of users. Now, several...
| Mar 26, 2015
| 8:42 AM
Twitter has launched live-streaming video app Periscope, developed by the startup it bought earlier in 2015 for a reported $100 million, upping the battle with overnight mobile-app streaming sensation Meerkat.
"We think it's a perfect complement to...
| Mar 19, 2015
| 8:14 AM
Two-year-old Francisco Sanchez Jr. spends six hours a day mesmerized by a smartphone. He summons his favorite “Ninja Turtles” episodes with the touch of his tiny fingers.
So long, Saturday morning cartoons. Welcome to the post-TV era of...
| Mar 16, 2015
| 6:30 PM
Companies like Google and Twitter recently released kid-friendly versions of their social media apps YouTube and Vine, leading to a collective sigh of relief for parents of young children, tweens and teens. There are many...
| Mar 6, 2015
| 9:00 AM
Have you ever dreamed you were a bowl of pasta? And then your girlfriend sat down with a fork?
Yes or no, you’ve got to check out a new short YouTube video (portions of this video contain nudity) by the Venezuelan group Sogni Culinari (roughly:...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 12:06 PM
It turns out that measles isn't spread just by tourists at Disneyland. It's also incubated and disseminated through YouTube.
That's the short version of a new study published in Vaccine, which is one of those peer-reviewed journals that scientists...
| Mar 2, 2015
| 11:52 AM
Beyonce, Rihanna, Taylor Swift, Drake, Kendrick Lamar and Katy Perry are among the winners for the 2015 YouTube Music Awards.
After taking a year off, YouTube is set to bring back its awards show on March 23. The format, however, is slightly different....
| Feb 4, 2015
| 5:00 AM
One tune will clearly go down as China's song of the year for 2014: "Little Apple."
The novelty single, made by a comedic filmmaking duo known as the Chopstick Brothers, might best be described as a Chinese "Macarena": It features simple yet danceable...
| Jan 31, 2015
| 6:40 PM
Here's a riddle of the Internet age: Netflix doesn't offer its service in China, so it blocks communication with Chinese computers. Yet an estimated 20 million people in China watch movies on Netflix. How? Through some simple software that masks a...