| Apr 8, 2014
| 7:45 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — The discovery of a significant flaw in software that was supposed to provide extra protection for thousands of websites has thrown the tech world into chaos as experts scrambled to understand the scope of the vulnerability.
| Jan 21, 2014
| 3:00 AM
In her Beatlemania schoolgirl outfit — gray miniskirt, knee-highs and electric-blue suede shoes — Tavi Gevinson looks like any other fashion-obsessed teen as she wanders the crowded aisles of Los Angeles' American Rag Cie.
"I can't afford,...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 11:19 AM
Yahoo acknowledged late Thursday that its email service has been compromised by a "coordinated effort" to gain usernames and passwords to Yahoo Mail accounts.
The company said on its official blog that it believed that the attackers were attempting to...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 8:09 AM
In a New York Times story about the firing of Yahoo chief operating officer Henrique de Castro, there appears the following passage:
"In the end, the whole misadventure might not matter unless [Yahoo CEO Marissa] Mayer is able to redirect the company...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 10:27 AM
King, the developer of the ultra-addictive "Candy Crush Saga" video game, has registered for the U.S. trademark of the word "candy." King, which contends it possesses the trademark in Europe, is enforcing it against a few games that also use the word in...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 5:00 AM
SAN FRANCISCO — The $19 billion that Facebook Inc. is paying for a smartphone app, one of the biggest tech deals of all time, made jaws drop even in Silicon Valley, where entrepreneurs tend to have an inflated sense of their own worth.
| Feb 26, 2014
| 6:30 PM
Tumblr, the blogging site owned by Yahoo, has appointed its first director of media: Sima Sistani, a former CAA agent who's tasked with developing partnerships with media and entertainment companies.
Sistani most recently was Yahoo's director of mobile...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 11:15 AM
In what may be the first social media marketing campaign by Apple, the Cupertino, Calif., tech company appears to have turned to Tumblr to advertise the iPhone 5c.
A recently launched Tumblr blog called isee5c features five 15-second video clips that...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 12:30 PM
"Parks and Recreation" thesp Aziz Ansari has signed with CAA.
In addition to NBC's "Parks and Rec," Ansari recently debuted his third comedy special "Buried Alive" on Netflix. He remains active on the standup circuit and will resume his "Modern Romance"...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Layer3 TV, a secretive Internet TV startup founded by a group of cable-industry veterans, has landed $21 million in initial financing, led by North Bridge Venture Partners and Evolution Media Growth Partners, a joint venture between private-equity firm...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 11:53 AM
Airbnb, the company that lets users rent their apartments and homes to others, found itself working overtime this weekend to help a New York man whose apartment ended up being used for an adult party.
Ari Teman, who identifies himself as a comedian on...
| Dec 18, 2013
| 7:00 AM
It's a quirky animated show called "Bee & PuppyCat," about a twentysomething professional who has intergalactic adventures with a mysterious creature she calls PuppyCat.
The man who produced the popular online series on YouTube's Cartoon Hangover is 62-...