There are two stages to this gambit by Yahoo that must be accomplished. They have to beat out Facebook, Microsoft, and anybody else interested in the 10-digit price that Tumblr is likely to fetch in the coming days. Then, they have to let the site be as it is and make no changes at all to the platform. Show More Summary
I shared the article this quote is from last week on my Facebook page but I relate to it so much I had to make it a post. It’s called “This Trendy ‘Strong is the New Skinny’ Thing and what is could mean for the next generation of girls,” and this paragraph could not describe [...]
Three teenagers face sex assault charges after they raped a 12-year-old girl at gunpoint and posted a video of the December attacks on Facebook, prosecutors said.
Software was pitched to the U.S. government, but not yet soldRaytheon Comp. (RTN) has created a social networking tracking program called Rapid Information Overlay Technology -- or "RIOT", for short -- which is building a database of trillions of pieces of data on millions of users' social networking profiles. Show More Summary
The Adena Pipe is now Ohio ’s State Artifact. So what? As a friend of mine implied in a comment to my announcement on Facebook, is it just another meaningless exercise in naming “State Things”? I don’t hink so. And I don’t think youShow More Summary
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Facebook and Google of 10 years ago have a lot in common.
In order for Facebook to grow its business and live up to the high expectations many investors have for the company, it needs to expand its product offerings. We saw this in the past with Google, a company which started with and is still mainly known for its search platform. Show More Summary
After a market debut marred by technical glitches and a deep dive in the company’s stock price, Facebook has spent the past year focused on its biggest weaknesses: how to make money and keep its more than 1 billion users tethered to the social network. Read full article >>
I’m feeling this freebie from Andy After Dark, a Costa Mesa based House producer. “Filthy Fun” is definitely true to its name, it’s just a good vibe. — Follow Andy After Dark: Facebook | Twitter | SoundCloud
Remember the days when Facebook chief executive Mark Zuckerberg used to crow about user growth? The service was connecting 500 million…no, a billion people. Those were the good old days, when Facebook was an upstart. Now, like Google...Show More Summary
Facebook, Evernote, Twitter, Path, Tumblr, and a new company, Ice Breaker are among the first class of apps to expected to receive status as “glassware,” the term Google is using to describe the apps on its spectacle computer. And now...Show More Summary
On Facebook recently, my friend Miranda Horner — an accomplished game editor who works primarily on Dungeons & Dragons for Wizards of the Coast — posted this: I want my chosen industry, the tabletop gaming industry, to be so successful overall that it can afford to take people away from the computer gaming industry instead of [...]
While we don't often find ourselves wishing we had a daily commute down the Peninsula, this adorable news we just can't even deal with: A mother fox and her adorable litter of pups have made their home between the buildings of Facebook's Menlo Park campus. It's almost enough to make us want to stow away on the next shuttle bus down 280, and steal them for ourselves. [ more › ]
A "direct threat" against a U.S. congresswoman — posted on a military-oriented Facebook page that graphically belittled her and her efforts to stem sexual misconduct within the branches — has been referred to U.S. Capitol Police for investigation. The threat was …
So I just made a joke tweet about the artist Hellen Jo, using the time-honored construction of future generations judging us if we don't support that fine cartoonist and illustrator. People got worried. I think what happened is thatShow More Summary
Casa Del Luz, the all-macrobiotic restaurant near Barton Springs, has put out a plea for support on their Facebook as their continued tussles with the city have come to a new head. The problem? Regulatory and zoning issues. [ more ›...
I own a Nokia Lumia 920 smartphone, running Windows Phone 8. It features a rear-facing 8.7-megapixel camera equipped with a Carl Zeiss Tessar lens and is capable of 1080p HD video capture, with PureView technology. The front-facing camera, meanwhile, is 1.3 megapixel with video capture in 720p resolution. Show More Summary
Bang With Friends, the app that connects you with Facebook friends looking to hook up, was removed from the Apple app store only a week after it made its debut.
These are the Millennials. They grew up with computers, instant messaging on AIM, using Facebook in school, they're not afraid to communicate in GIFs or acronyms, and they're poised to do great things in the future. That's why they're worth watching. And that's why I thought I'd put together a list of them.