Facebook profits tripled to $642m as revenues soared 72% in the first quarter of 2014, with the company continuing to shift its customers – and advertisers – to its mobile platform. Comfortably beating
See progress (or decay) on the march, right on your computer screen. Even as Google continues expanding its Maps—going as far as documenting polar bear migrations—the company has to regularly dispatch
Technology giant Apple reported profits of $10.2bn (£6.1bn) after selling 43.7 million iPhones during the three-month period ending 29 March. Apple also announced plans to buy an additional $30bn of its
Tech giant Apple chose a bombshell solution to the problem of its struggling share price, launching a full-on charm offensive to win over investors with a financial candy basket of stock splits and huge
The business idea was perfect, really. Mix a child-friendly fantasy game based in a magical kingdom with a line of action figures that could be placed on a 'portal' to interact with the on-screen action.
A little education goes a long way toward ensuring you'll recover from a serious traumatic brain injury. In fact, people with lots of education are seven times more likely than high school dropouts to
Troubled online game-maker Zynga reported a first-quarter loss of $61m (£36m). That compares to a $25m loss just a quarter earlier and a profit of $4m during the same period last year. Zynga also said
Twitter can be a very tricky place, a lesson the New York Police Department has just learned the hard way. The force asked followers to tweet a photo of themselves with officers and add the hashtag "myNYPD"
Drones are becoming more common in our skies, performing a variety of tasks, from taking photos to monitoring crops and potentially even delivering broadband. But there are strict rules about their usage,
European ride-sharing service Carpooling.com has today launched new features for its mobile apps designed to make it easier for passengers to meet up with drivers. While Carpooling.com focuses on providing
The dollars flowing into the Capitol from tech companies are showing little signs of abatement: Google spent $3.8 million on lobbying in the first quarter, AT&T $3.7 million, Verizon $3.5 million, Comcast
(RaStudio via iStock) A new government proposal abandons the principle of “net neutrality,” invites Comcast to start charging tolls April 23, 2014 10:27pm (UTC) The New York Times is reporting that the
Amazon's dead-set on killing off the grocery store, with a same-day delivery service and even a Dash gadget for restocking items around the house. Now the retailer's going one step further, taking on and
Revising an old biology analogy Textbooks (here are just a few) say the surface area of the human gut is about 300 square meters, or about the size of a tennis court. But who will fact-check the fact-makers,
Later in the call, Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg corroborated that statement, saying that the company was focusing on consumer growth and moving "very slowly" on monetization. That's why you're seeing an
Apple CEO Tim Cook took time to answer a question about Microsoft Office for iPad arriving this past month, and his answer was surprisingly long. “I do see that Office is a very key franchise,” he said,
Instagram is trying to make its "Explore" section feel more personal, rather than overload users with photos from celebrities they care little or nothing about. Or at least that's the idea, according TechCrunch.
Peer-to-peer lenders may be in for boom times. The type of social-driven lending that helped fund flashy startups such as virtual-reality goggles maker Oculus VR could more than double over the next few
Gadgets are probably the last thing you'd look for on Etsy's DIY-heavy marketplace, but that could soon change. Today the NY-based company announced that it's acquiring Grand St., an online retailer focused
But this time, Google has a behind-the-scenes stake. It offered to help Samsung cover costs. In testimony on Wednesday, Apple's lawyers showed a video in which a Google attorney confirmed that there were