Yahoo! looking to buy video streaming start-up
Yahoo Inc., eager to strengthen its video streaming activities, is close to buying the Israeli startup firm RayV, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday.
Twitter pulls out of SoundCloud talks
Twitter has pulled out of discussions to buy the German-based music-sharing service SoundCloud, The Wall Street Journal said Tuesday.
Twitter eyes music-sharing service SoundCloud
Twitter is mulling plans to buy the German-based music-sharing service SoundCloud to fuel growth at the social network, the news site Re/code reported Monday.
Samsung says Galaxy S5 smartphone enjoys brisk sales
Sales of Samsung Electronics' new flagship Galaxy S5 smartphone are outpacing that of its predecessor, the company's co-chief executive said, suggesting it may be regaining momentum in the multi-billion-dollar ...
'AT&T seeks to buy DirecTV'
US telecoms giant AT&T has offered to buy satellite TV firm DirecTV, in the latest move for consolidation in the television and industry, the Wall Street Journal said Thursday.
Facebook woos journalists with 'FB Newswire'
Facebook launched Thursday FB Newswire, billed as an online trove of real-time information for journalists and newsrooms to mine while reporting on events or crafting stories.
Airbnb rental site raises $450 mn
Online lodging listings website Airbnb inked a $450 million funding deal with investors led by TPG, a source close to the matter said Friday.
Five features an Amazon phone might offer (Update)
A report this week in The Wall Street Journal that Amazon is planning to release a smartphone has prompted industry analysts and technology blogs to muse about what the device might offer.
Amazon reportedly plans to release a smartphone this year
After years of rumors, Amazon.com Inc. might finally be getting into the smartphone business.
Amazon 'to release smartphone later this year'
Amazon is preparing to release a smartphone in the second half of 2014, thrusting itself into a market already crowded with Apple and Samsung models, The Wall Street Journal reported.
Lights, action: Tech giants rush into original TV
The battle of the tech giants is now moving into television. Following the success of Netflix and a fresh push by Amazon in online video, the latest players looking to get into the gold rush may be Microsoft, Yahoo and AOL, ...
Yahoo in talks to buy NDN video
US Internet giant Yahoo is in talks to buy the online video service NDN, which could help it compete with YouTube, The Wall Street Journal reported Monday.
Japan institute says 'landmark' cell study should be quashed (Update)
A Japanese research institute said Friday that a study which promised a revolutionary way to create stem cells should be quashed after claims its data was faulty, dealing a huge blow to what was touted as a game-changing ...
US suspects missing plane flew on for hours
US investigators suspect a missing Malaysian airliner was in the air for four hours after its last confirmed contact, and may have been diverted to an unknown location, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.