With its just announced, much-anticipated Moto X phone, Google has decided to play up the vanity angle, understanding that consumers care as much, if not more, about personal style than substance — a complete turn-around from Motorola's usual pitch to robot-loving tech dorks.
Since Yahoo! bought Tumblr back in May, at least two metrics show some sort of decline in usage, notes BuzzFeed, which could suggest that Yahoo! ruined the service — or not.
Last night the notably profane account @Real_Kaplan, the flagship of a family of parody accounts based on allegedly "cranky" Peter Kaplan, editorial director of Fairchild Publications and former editor of The New York Observer, was warned by Twitter of a possible suspension for swearing at another user.
Sean Parker, the man who recently wrote a nearly 10,000-word diatribe against the press, lamenting that "nothing is sacred on the Internet, not even a wedding," invited Vanity Fair to report on his wedding.
Now that Marissa Mayer has invested at least $200 million to buy up as much mobile engineering talent for Yahoo as possible, she's certainly not going to neglect her new, very important hires.
Facebook stock briefly traded above its $38 initial offering price on Wednesday, before dipping back to close at $36.80, inspiring thousands of news reports, blog posts, and tweets. But what did it mean?
In an attempt to further distance itself from the NSA's massive data collection programs, Twitter has disclosed more information than ever in its bi-annual transparency report, including a hint at how often the secret FISA court comes calling
We already knew the NSA has potential access to most of the Internetting we do through PRISM and other programs, but the latest Edward Snowden leak reveals just how easy it is for the government to access and analyze a whole lot of information.
If you want a pair of Google Glass, better start cozying up to the nearest glasshole because, just like they did in the early days of Gmail, Google has instituted an invite only policy, in which current Glass owners can extend the magic of face-computing to a lucky friend.
The rumored auto-play ads coming to Facebook that sound like the worst thing in the entire world, will pull in somewhere between $1 million or $2.5 million a day, which is enough money that Facebook probably doesn't care how much they will inevitably annoy users.
Google Glass is going to Hollywood in a new partnership with the USC, CalArts, RISD, UCLA and AFI film school, which sounds dandy for the creative potential of Google Glass, if only the glasses had better battery life.
On Tuesday, President Barack Obama will visit yet another American business to talk about his economic policies. A survey of his past such visits suggests almost no effect on those business sectors — but a small effect on stock prices.
The next big thing in technology is all-knowing apps that do what you want before you ask, also known as "predictive search," and the theoretical version of it is both creepy and cool, but so far it's neither.
The conventional wisdom goes that despite the media's obsession with Twitter, the platform actually has quite a small Internet presence.
The rumored cheap iPhone just got itself a rumored name: The iPhone 5C.
In an almost too predictable pattern, Apple's brand new supplier, Pegatron, is committing some very familiar labor violations because a plant that overworks and underpays is cheaper for Apple.
With the Oxford Dictionary changing its definition of "marriage" to now include gay to mirror the brand-new gay marriage law in Britain, we decided to take a look at how other somewhat official state dictionaries define the word.
The U.K porn ban includes more than just porn, according to participating ISP providers that spoke with the Open Rights Group.