John Shinal is a technology reporter for CNBC.com in San Francisco, covering consumer internet companies, including Google and Facebook, and their impact on consumers, advertisers, and investors.
YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki said in a blog post the service now has 1.5 billion users, who watch more than an hour a day on mobile devices.
CEOs of drone companies lobbied Trump hard for looser rules and found President sympathetic
Facebook's CEO is trying to rebuild his company's image after the site was pummeled by fake news during the election.
Instagram, which is growing faster than Facebook's own site, is hiring someone in L.A. to strengthen ties to Hollywood
Travis Kalanick long opposed tips for drivers and an IPO. With him gone and tipping approved, an IPO is one way to boost worker morale.
Alphabet's Google unit will enter into exclusive talks with San Jose to build offices and employee housing.
YouTube has seen a sixfold improvement in spotting objectionable content 'in weeks' since putting AI-based software on the job.
Facebook didn't send either of its top two execs to a tech meeting with the Trump White House, the only one of the five most valuable firms to skip it
Lyft shares are a hot commodity in private markets right now, even as the new research suggests the company is gaining market share against Uber.
Snap tried to use a trademark on the word "geofilter" to win the rights to the web address geofilters.com, but failed