| Dec 8, 2014
| 11:41 AM
Considering how devoted everyone involved in the meltdown of The New Republic is to the principles of trenchant journalism and lucid policy analysis, the most remarkable thing about the event is how obtuse they all are about the magazine's past, present...
| Dec 9, 2014
| 10:14 AM
I was the first Los Angeles Times reporter to interview Sam Zell after he bought the newspaper's parent company, Tribune, in 2007. During our interview at the executive jet terminal at LAX, he was blunt, crude and profane. He started the meeting with an...
| Jan 1, 2015
| 9:05 PM
The mega-rich donated heavily in 2014, with the 10 largest single donations totaling $3.3 billion.
The top donation of the year was a $1-billion bequest from the late Ralph Wilson Jr., a Detroit businessman who owned the Buffalo Bills football team,...
| Jan 5, 2015
| 9:37 AM
This year, Mark Zuckerberg is hoping you'll stop constantly checking Facebook, at least long enough to read a few books. The CEO and founder of the popular social media site is starting a book club, and he'd like you to join him.
In a post on —...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 1:21 PM
Social media, especially Facebook, profoundly has changed the way we announce death and/or its imminence, the way we find out about loss, the way we mourn, the language we use to comfort the grieving and the status of those who do the comforting. That...
| Nov 22, 2014
| 9:02 AM
SAN FRANCISCO - La mayor red social del mundo en número de usuarios, Facebook, ha apostado de lleno por la construcción de "drones" que le permitan "llevar internet" a todas partes y está ampliando su equipo de ingenieros aeronáuticos, según informó hoy...
| 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 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,...
| Nov 18, 2014
| 12:09 PM
Facebook wants to help you organize your social circles and keep up with technology news – but not necessarily at the same time. The social media giant on Tuesday announced the launch of two separate products: Groups, a feature it has broken off...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 4:14 PM
Johns Hopkins University astrophysicist Adam Riess, who shared the 2011 Nobel Prize in physics, has taken home another prestigious award for his work on the expanding universe.
He showed that the universe is not just still expanding but that the...