Tech blog AllThingsD relaunches as Re/code
The technology news blog AllThingsD has relaunched under the name Re/code under a partnership with NBCUniversal, after splitting with News Corp's Wall Street Journal.
China city caps car-buying to curb pollution
Another Chinese city has capped the total number of car licence plates it will issue annually, state media said Sunday, following moves by Beijing and other metropolises to curb pollution and congestion.
News Corp buys 'social news' agency Storyful
Rupert Murdoch's publishing group News Corp. said Friday it had acquired the "social news agency" Storyful, which seeks to merge journalism with social media.
More mentions in the FT linked to greater popularity of stocks
A six-year study of the Financial Times has found that the more frequently a company is mentioned in the newspaper in the morning, the greater the volume of shares traded in that company during the same day.
Omidyar-Greenwald news venture gets name, $50 mn
The news project to be launched by eBay founder Pierre Omidyar with investigative reporter Glenn Greenwald got a name on Thursday along with its first tranche of funding, $50 million.
China's flag-bearing rover photographed on moon
China hailed its lunar probe mission a success after the country's first moon rover and the landing vehicle that carried it there took photos of each other on the surface, state media reported.
China to launch moon rock-collecting probe in 2017 (Update)
China said Monday it was on track to launch a fifth lunar probe with the aim of bringing back lunar soil and rock samples following the successful moon landing of a space probe.
Natural disaster relief: How does psychological distance affect donations?
When natural disasters occur, news reports can tug on our hearts and influence how we react to relief efforts. According to a new study published in the Journal of Consumer Research, consumers are more likely to make a fina ...
Facebook delivers more news in News Feed
Facebook is boosting its efforts to put more news in its News Feed.
Anticipation builds for China's first moon rover mission (Update)
China Sunday made final preparations to launch its first lunar rover mission, the latest step in an ambitious space programme seen as a symbol of its rising global stature.
China to send 'jade rabbit' to Moon: state media
China will launch its first ever moon rover early next month, state media said Tuesday, with the vehicle named "Jade Rabbit" in a nod to Chinese folklore.
Yahoo pushes further into news with 'global anchor'
Yahoo made a fresh move Monday to expand as a media group, naming a star "global anchor" to be the face of its digital news brand.
NY Times puts video news updates on website
The New York Times on Wednesday unveiled short video newscasts on its website, updated at least three times daily, as part of its effort to compete in the digital space.
Scripps to end 96-year-old newswire, refocus
E.W. Scripps is ending its newswire launched in 1917 and will refocus on new media platforms, underscoring the troubles facing the newspaper industry.