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Facebook unveiled a bigger, bolder News Feed at its headquarters in Menlo Park, California this morning. The move could affect the income of scads of businesses, celebrities, and news publishers.
A great many businesses lack long-term strategy or top executive engagement in their social media campaigns, according to an Altimeter Group survey. This could mean big money for Facebook and Twitter down the line.
Big online retailers are experimenting with ways to make same-day delivery the new standard of instant retail gratification. But the option of acquiring your stuff hours after you order it might never travel far beyond a few big cit...
San Francisco-based startup Thirst uses natural language processing to find articles that match your interests, even if they change constantly.
Exitround is a San Francisco-based startup that helps other startups get bought up by the big names in Silicon Valley and beyond.
Facebook is unveiling a redesigned News Feed Thursday, potentially rocking the worlds of celebrities, major retailers, news publishers, sports teams, and everyone else who uses the social network to profitably communicate.
With Dow closing at an all-time high, what’s a tech investor, or even an employee of a tech company to do?
Google has done little in the past few months to disguise its ambition to battle Amazon in shopping. But the search leader's latest reported plans to get out in the street and start delivering products directly is a sideshow to...
Jeff Bezos has re-entered the top twenty on Forbes' list of the world's billionaires, riding a wave that has sent Amazon shares soaring by more than 50 percent over the past year.
By almost failing, a demonstration of a "hyper-repellant" industrial chemical was a smashing success at the TED conference. Here's the nail-biting backstory of Ultra-Ever Dry.
It seems like famously engineering-centric cultures like Google are trying to integrate design thinking into their way of doing things. Even the traditionally conservative Harvard Business School now has a new multi-million-dollar I-Lab building. The federal government too is undertaking...
A year ago, RelayRides launched with the idea that people would be willing to rent their cars to strangers to make a little extra cash. Today the company says the vehicles in its peer-to-peer car-renting network are now available in...
Printmaking, origami, and bookbinding sound like activities on the day's arts-and-crafts agenda at camp, not a developer conference. That is, unless you're Salesforce-owned app platform Heroku.
All the handwringing by 7th-grade English teachers and parents over the tens of millions of grammatically challenged texts sent every day misses the point of what texting is: it's speech.
A 13-year-old Maasai who wired up a novel electrical system to discourage lions from attacking his Kenyan village’s cattle. Two teenage girls from Vancouver who sought out river bacteria that can biodegrade plastic trashbags. A 10-year-old banjo virtuoso who makes...
The very nature of how tech products are developed, especially software, fosters a corporate culture that lends itself to likability.
By encoding meaning instead of words, the Free Speech engine can easily render a given piece of information -- like a news article or school lesson -- into any language. Its developer, Indian programmer Ajit Narayanan, presented at the TED...
Groupon CEO Andrew Mason has been fired after another quarterly earnings whiff from the one-time darling of the daily deals business. It's a business that doesn't really have any darlings now.
TED speakers are quoting Marx and talking about extensive new wealth redistribution programs, making the conference for digital elites a surprising hotbed for leftist economic ideas.
That dinged, scratched iPhone with a cracked screen you've been holding onto can get a new life as a live-streaming portal to the view outside your window, or so says San Francisco startup Koozoo, which made its public debut Thursda...