| Oct 23, 2014
| 2:11 AM
Facebook has been blocked by Chinese authorities for over five years, but company founder Mark Zuckerberg appears to be on a new charm offensive to crack the massive market. In a move that has sent tongues wagging across China and around the globe,...
| Oct 27, 2014
| 5:39 PM
The Los Angeles start-up economy seems destined to live in the shadow of Silicon Valley, but PayPal co-founder and venture capitalist Peter Thiel offered some fresh optimism to Los Angeles entrepreneurs and investors. The region's technology industry is...
| Oct 28, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Facebook, the world's largest social-media service, hit 1.35 billion monthly active users as of the end of the third quarter, up 14% year-over-year, and exceeded Wall Street financial estimates.
The company's Q3 2014 revenue was $3.20 billion, an...
| Oct 29, 2014
| 5:32 AM
Facebook Inc warned on Tuesday of a dramatic increase in spending in 2015 and projected a slowdown in revenue growth this quarter, slicing a tenth off its market value.
The hefty spending plans exposed the first signs of stress in the rock-solid...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 5:29 PM
Former Panamanian strongman Manuel Noriega and actress Lindsay Lohan have at least one thing in common: Both recently filed high-profile lawsuits against video game makers, charging that their likenesses were used in games without their permission.
| Oct 30, 2014
| 4:11 PM
Tim Cook was already one of the most high-profile business leaders in the world, and now he is its most prominent openly gay CEO.
Apple's chief executive addressed his sexual orientation publicly for the first time Thursday, coming out in a first-person...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 8:08 AM
Facebook said users would now have option to donate directly to various Ebola relief charities through a button at the top of their News Feeds.
Facebook users can donate to three charities — International Medical Corps, the International Federation...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 6:18 PM
Popular for its matchmaking ability, the rapidly growing dating app Tinder on Thursday launched its first effort at moneymaking.
After seeing Tinder’s monthly user numbers explode seven times over during the last year, the West Hollywood start-up&...
| Oct 20, 2014
| 4:30 AM
I note that Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife have gifted $25 million to fight the Ebola epidemic. I have a great plan for part of the money. Since the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has failed so far, I think we should give $10...
| Oct 15, 2014
| 10:00 PM
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“Humiliate to motivate.” It’s easy to imagine Terence Fletcher (J.K. Simmons), a conductor at the country’s top music conservatory, having that kind of bumper sticker on his car (not that anyone drives in...
| Oct 6, 2014
| 4:09 PM
Drivers who whisk Facebook employees off to the company’s Silicon Valley headquarters each morning in Wi-Fi-equipped buses are looking to unionize, complaining of long hours, split shifts and wages so low they can’t buy homes near their jobs....