| Sep 12, 2013
| 2:00 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Coming soon to Facebook: A new feature to upload and watch video clips.
Facebook is testing a new tool that will automatically play video clips without sound in the News Feed. A user will have to tap or click on the video to make it...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 5:05 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Call it the anti-Facebook IPO.
It may be the most hotly anticipated initial public stock offering since Facebook Inc. But Twitter Inc. is doing all it can to distance itself from the Facebook fiasco, which has become a case study...
| Sep 16, 2013
| 4:35 PM
"I told you so," my wife said.
She works in New York City and has long claimed that premium parking spaces are available merely by waiting behind vehicles whose drivers are trying to parallel park. They frequently give up and leave a prime spot behind....
| Sep 18, 2013
| 1:08 PM
NEW YORK -- Mayor Michael Bloomberg stepped up his call for universal background checks for gun buyers Wednesday in the wake of the deadly Navy Yard rampage in Washington, D.C., releasing a study that he said showed thousands of felons had used federal...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 9:37 AM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Pinterest has made its first serious step toward making money from its wildly popular service.
The four-year-old online scrapbooking service has launched an advertising business to target its 46 million users.
Pinterest has begun...
| Sep 20, 2013
| 5:14 PM
A former Baltimore firefighter pleaded guilty Friday to a federal sex trafficking charge for his part in running a brothel that pimped out a 16-year-old girl and other women.
Jamar Simmons and Franklin Coit ran brothels at two locations in Baltimore...
| Sep 21, 2013
| 9:25 PM
More people are flocking to downtown Los Angeles — and they have more money to spend, downtown advocates declared as they unveiled the results of a new study.
"We have more people. They're making more money. They are more educated. And they are...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 5:54 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook Inc. has just one question for Wall Street: How do you like me now?
Shares of the social network, which had fallen from favor after its disastrous public debut last year, hit new highs Tuesday, even as U.S. stocks ended...
| Jul 15, 2013
| 4:13 PM
After months of talks with rights-holders, operators of some of the largest online advertising networks announced the steps they'll take to try to cut off online piracy hotbeds from the flow of marketing dollars. Their voluntary best practices drew praise...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 2:43 PM
Disney's ABC Family has coproduced a three-part Web series promoting contraceptive use among sexually active young adults, which it plans to make available online after it airs a forthcoming episode of its comedy series "Baby Daddy."
The July 31...
| Jul 19, 2013
Venture capitalists invested $318 million in young Maryland companies from April through June, an increase of 115 percent from the first quarter, according to a report released Friday by PricewaterhouseCoopers.
About half of that financing, or $150...