| Sep 12, 2013
| 6:17 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- It was the tweet heard around the Twitterverse: "We've confidentially submitted an S-1 to the SEC for a planned IPO. This Tweet does not constitute an offer of any securities for sale."
Twitter's surprise announcement of its long-...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 10:56 AM
Canon and filmmaker Ron Howard have teamed for movie contest "Long Live Imagination."
Filmmakers of all skill levels can enter a short film inspired by photographs already chosen by the contest organizers. One of the photos that can be used as a...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 8:48 AM
Virginia Beach filmmaker Jon Abrahams has won yet another honor. His short film "Will Power" is one of 20 finalists in a contest run by the camera company Canon and veteran director Ron Howard, according to a news release.
Abrahams, the 33-year-old...
| Jun 15, 2013
| 6:46 AM
There was a time when you couldn't walk past a news stand without tripping over a new Kanye West interview. Times have changed. News stands have basically ceased to exist, and Yeezy's a little more judicious about who gets to publish his thoughts. (Also,...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 2:51 PM
The group (RED) is raising awareness about AIDS on the 32nd anniversary of the discovery of the disease by attempting to set a world record on Vine, Twitter's new video social app.
The nonprofit organization, which drives donations toward the Global...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 10:56 AM
Thousands of students got an in depth look into Oprah Winfrey's difficult childhood and rise to success when she visited the Ball State University campus, Monday afternoon.
Winfrey's visit was a part of the 16th installment in Ball State graduate...
| Oct 16, 2012
| 7:33 AM
Ball State alum and TV host David Letterman will return to his old stomping grounds next month—and he’s bringing Oprah with him.
The “Late Show” host will appear with Oprah Winfrey on November 26 in Emens Auditorium. The program...
| Aug 5, 2011
| 9:36 PM
Blacks are more likely to use Twitter than whites....
| Aug 11, 2011
| 4:35 PM
U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron said his government is considering blocking social networks and messaging services such as RIM's BlackBerry, saying the services are encouraging the worst riots since the 1980s....
| Aug 24, 2011
| 4:35 PM
Lift is the first start-up from San Francisco incubator Obvious Corp. And what is Lift? A social network that seeks to encourage its users to reach their goals. How does it do that? Lift and Obvious Corp. aren't saying as of now. But according to reports,...
| Sep 9, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Twitter has megabucks in the bank and no interest in going public anytime soon. That was one of the headlines from an informal conversation with Chief Executive Dick Costolo at the company's San Francisco headquarters Thursday....
| Nov 16, 2011
| 9:36 PM
Brad Garlinghouse, a Silicon Valley executive brought in to help turn around AOL in 2009, is leaving the struggling Internet company, he confirmed Wednesday. "Hard decision as I'm leaving a bunch of awesome people -- working on some very good stuff -- but...