Obama reassures Internet CEOs on tech privacy
President Barack Obama sought Friday to assure leading Internet and tech executives that his administration is committed to protecting people's privacy, a week before a self-imposed deadline for a review ...
People who die can be virtually immortal in social media
The Facebook page of Bill Watkins' mother lights up at least twice a year, on her birthday and on the anniversary of her death.
"Disclosure motivations" for airing private matters in online public places
Parents just have to ask: "What were you thinking when you shared that personal information on Facebook?"
Massive tech campus sparks mystery in San Jose
San Jose has given the green light to a massive new office complex, but city officials and the developer aren't revealing the name of the technology company that will occupy it.
Google, Facebook drive gains in mobile advertising (Update)
The market for mobile device advertising doubled in 2013 to $17.9 billion and is on pace for strong gains this year, led by Facebook and Google, a market tracker said Wednesday.
EMarketer sees 2014 mobile ad spending at $31.5B
Worldwide spending on mobile advertising is expected to reach $31.5 billion this year, a 75 percent increase from 2013 thanks largely to Facebook and Google, according to a new report by research firm eMarketer.
Alibaba, Weibo see advantages in US listing
In picking the US to launch initial public offerings rather than their home market, Chinese technology companies Alibaba and Weibo are opting for maximum visibility and access to capital.
Zuckerberg says US government threat to Internet
Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg said Thursday he had called President Barack Obama to complain that the US government is undermining confidence in the Internet with vast, secret surveillance programs.
Facebook airs TV-style ads
Facebook on Thursday began weaving video ads into people's news feeds at the leading online social network in a move to grab revenue from the lucrative television market.
Facebook feelings are contagious, study shows
You can't catch a cold from a friend online. But can you catch a mood? It would seem so, according to new research from the University of California, San Diego.
WhatsApp for Android hole may expose chat history
Candy Crush maker sees IPO valuation up to $7.6 bn (Update)
The maker of the addictive mobile game Candy Crush hopes to raise as much as $532.8 million in a New York IPO that would value the company at up to $7.6 billion.
Facebook headquarters cleared after false threat
Police flooded Facebook's headquarters in Northern California to investigate a threat they later found wasn't credible.
Meet the new old thing—mobile messaging
When it comes to online communication, the big thing these days is mobile messaging.