Facebook's reliance on traditional Web advertising is a thing of the past. Two years removed from its controversial initial public offering, the social network has rapidly become the second-biggest recipient of mobile ad dollars, behind Google. Those tiny smartphone promotions now account for over half of sales.» Read More
Motorola Inc. continues to get good reviews from analysts for its efforts to turn around its cell phone business. A Macquarie Securities analyst upgraded the stock to "Outperform" from "Neutral" on Wednesday.
Exploiting weaknesses in online ad systems is an increasingly common approach for computer criminals around the globe who hope to make a quick buck from the audiences of the sites they attack.
Google Inc. has rolled out a new version of its Chrome Web browser and a version of the Mac browser for mainstream users will be available within months, as the company moves to double Chrome's market share.
Mint, a free Web-based personal-finance application, will continue to compete with Intuit, its former rival and new owner., reports The New York Times.
The dream of quitting the day job and making a living from blog revenue has proved to be far-fetched for most bloggers. But a few entrepreneurs have found success in blog networks.
China potentially could be a $500 billion to $1 trillion a year market for environmentally sustainable "green technologies," a group of businesses and experts said in a report Thursday that urges governments to ease the way for such initiatives.
Differences of opinion about distractions behind the wheel are creating disputes among family members and friends.
Japan's Toshiba Corp plans to bid for French nuclear group Areva's power transmission and distribution unit, four sources with direct knowledge of the situation said, in a deal that could top $5 billion.
Chinese technology company Shanda Interactive Entertainment is planning to spin off its video game unit and raise as much as $800 million in a initial public offering in the United States, looking to follow in the footsteps of rival Sohu.com.
More than 20 million other smartphone users are on the AT&T network, but other phones do not drain the network the way the nine million iPhones users do. Howls of protest are more numerous in the dense urban areas with higher concentrations of iPhone owners.
For decades, the adoption and use of the latest technologies was limited to “tech enthusiasts” or “gadget geeks” but a new study says a shift has taken place. What used to be the pursuit of a few has become decidedly mainstream.
Microsoft’s No. 1 rival is a household name, Google. But a strong candidate for No. 2 is a company that is scarcely known outside the technology industry: VMware.
Vonage Holdings Corp. shares surged more than 35 percent Wednesday on growing views the company would survive despite skepticism over its business model. The stock has climbed more than 300 percent in the last week, a rally that has surprised analysts.
Kristen Nagy, an 18-year-old from Sparta, N.J., sends and receives 500 text messages a day. But she never uses Twitter, even though it publishes similar snippets of conversations and observations.
Wikipedia, one of the 10 most popular sites on the Web, was founded about eight years ago as a long-shot experiment to create a free encyclopedia from the contributions of volunteers, all with the power to edit, and presumably improve, the content.
Shares of chipmaker Advanced Micro Devices Inc. rose more than 8 percent Monday after Citigroup upgraded the company to a "buy." Citigroup analyst Glen Yeung said the upgrade was based, in part, on signs of a stronger AMD relationship with Hewlett-Packard Co.
Software giant Oracle Corp has won U.S. antitrust approval to buy computer maker Sun Microsystems, clearing a key hurdle in the companies' plan to close the $7.4 billion deal before the end of this month.
Google Inc. shares advanced Thursday after Goldman Sachs predicted accelerating sales growth for the Web search leader. Analyst James Mitchell added the Mountain View, CA-based company to Goldman's "Conviction Buy" list in a note to investors late Wednesday.
A U.S. federal court's ruling in a patent infringement case could threaten sales of Microsoft's word processing application. A Texas district court ruled in favor of software firm i4i Ltd. and filed an injunction to stop sales of the 2003 and 2007 versions of Word.
Microsoft Corp. and Nokia announced an alliance on Wednesday to bring business software to smartphones in an effort to counter the dominance of Research in Motion Ltd.'s BlackBerry.
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