Facebook's advertising revenue soars in 3Q
Facebook grew its advertising revenue by 64 percent in the third quarter, helped by a boost in mobile ads that are becoming an increasingly large chunk of the social networking giant's overall advertising ...
Yelp adds hotel and winery bookings with new partnerships
Travelers often turn to Yelp to check out consumer reviews of hotels before they go on vacation, and now they can book a room directly through its site and app thanks to a partnership with startup Hipmunk.
Yahoo profit surges on Alibaba divestment, mobile (Update)
Yahoo said Tuesday its quarterly profit surged with its sale of shares in Chinese Internet powerhouse Alibaba, and that it was seeing signs of life in its mobile Internet initiatives.
More hackers targeting mobile phones to get bank info, survey says
Hackers are increasingly targeting mobile phones to get into bank accounts of victims and steal money, security researchers said Tuesday.
Samsung phones cleared for US government use
Samsung Electronics Co. said Tuesday some of its Galaxy mobile devices were approved by the National Security Agency for use with classified U.S. government networks and data, a boost to the company's efforts to expand in ...
Strong iPhone 6 demand boosts Taiwan export orders
Booming shipments of the iPhone 6 helped Taiwan's export orders jump 12.7 percent in September year-on-year to a record $43.3 billion, the government said Monday.
Twitter tweets start to sing
Twitter began letting people instantly listen to music and other audio by clicking on tweets from the popular messaging service.
Review: Macs, mobile unite with Yosemite system
(AP)—If you've upgraded your iPhone or iPad to iOS 8, the new software update for Mac computers will seem familiar.
Facebook creates 'Safety Check' tool for disasters
(AP)—Facebook Inc. is launching a tool that lets users notify friends and family that they are safe during or after natural disasters.
Qualcomm buying CSR in $2.5 billion deal
(AP)—Qualcomm is buying British chip maker CSR in a deal worth approximately $2.5 billion as it pushes aggressively into technology that connects devices over the Internet.
Can it be real? Augmented reality melds work, play
(AP)—Mark Skwarek is surrounded by infiltrating militants in New York's Central Park. He shoots one, then hearing a noise from behind, spins to take down another. All of a sudden, everything flashes red. ...
Zynga revamps hit 'Words With Friends' game
Pioneering social games maker Zynga on Thursday launched a new version of "Words With Friends" as the company strives to regain its footing in the mobile device age.
Mobile revolution shakes up Silicon Valley
Smartphones, tablets and other gadgets aren't just changing the way we live and work. They are shaking up Silicon Valley's balance of power and splitting up businesses. Long-established companies such as ...
Hewlett-Packard split aims to sharpen focus
Hewlett-Packard announced plans Monday to break itself into two companies, one with a focus on personal computers and printers, and the other on software and enterprise services.