More car shoppers turn to mobile apps for the big purchase
If you're shopping for a car, your first stop may be your smartphone. As consumers grow increasingly comfortable buying smaller items such as clothes and concert tickets from their mobile devices, some are also using their ...
Facebook to buy firm specializing in voice translation
Facebook has agreed to acquire Mobile Technologies, a firm specializing in voice translation software, the two companies said, without providing financial details of the transaction.
Judge blocks NJ state law on online sex ads
A federal judge has dealt a setback to a New Jersey law that would hold Internet providers liable for content sent over their services.
AOL tunes into video ads with Adap.tv buy
US Internet pioneer AOL announced Wednesday that it is buying online video advertising platform Adap.tv in a $405 million deal spotlighting the lucrative potential of the market.
Facebook's 'mobile first' strategy pays off on Wall Street
Just one year ago, the world's largest social network was in Wall Street's doghouse. Facebook Inc.'s highly touted stock market debut had fizzled, and the company's share price was spiraling lower and lower, as critics charged ...
Facebook passes IPO price for 1st time since IPO (Update)
Facebook's stock price has passed its $38 IPO price for the first time since its rocky initial public offering more than a year ago.
Facebook shares rebound from dismal IPO
Facebook shares on Tuesday nearly climbed their way back to the $38 mark from which they plunged after a dismal debut in the stock market last year.
Yahoo's 2Q earnings rise 46 pct, revenue sinks
Yahoo's second-quarter results aren't giving Marissa Mayer a lot to celebrate as she completes her first year running the Internet company.
Surge in growth for online mobile ads, survey shows
Global spending on mobile Internet ads surged 82.8 percent to $8.9 billion in 2012, an industry survey showed Tuesday.
Japan broadcasters ban Panasonic 'smart' TV commercial
Japanese broadcasters are refusing to air commercials for Panasonic's new "smart" television, the manufacturer said, amid speculation they feel threatened by its combined TV-Internet function.
US spent $630,000 to 'buy' Facebook fans
The US State Department was Wednesday under fire for spending $630,000 over two years to win millions of "likes" on its Facebook pages at a time of severe government austerity measures.
Twitter tunes ad targeting system
Twitter on Wednesday said it will begin letting businesses target marketing messages to people who have shown interests in what they have to offer.
Facebook is pulling ads from racy, violent pages
Facebook is pulling ads from pages that contain violence or sexual content. The social network said that on Monday, it will expand its definition of pages and groups that are too controversial to carry advertisements.
US tourism ads entice foreign tourists
The federal government's "Brand USA" campaign to attract international tourists could also have a positive effect on viewer attitudes toward the United States, according to a new study recently published ...