| Feb 4, 2014
| 1:24 PM
Facebook turned 10 Tuesday, and it's letting users get in on its birthday celebration with a new feature that creates personalized videos highlighting users' top content over the years.
The feature is called "Look Back" and can be accessed when users go...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 2:38 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Facebook has agreed to buy popular mobile messaging company WhatsApp for about $16 billion in cash and stock, the giant social network said Wednesday.
WhatsApp's current owners would get $4 billion in cash and about $12 billion in...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 6:23 PM
When John Berlin scrolled through Facebook this week, he, like almost everyone else, saw auto-generated highlight videos of friends’ histories on the site.
He kept seeing the name and photo of one person who didn’t seem to have a highlight...
| Oct 6, 2013
In April, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg told Forbes his personal goal for 2013: To interact with one non-Facebook employee each day.
What a guy!
This piece first ran in Printers Row Journal, delivered to Printers Row members...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 1:28 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Google can now sell ads on Facebook.
The search giant announced on Friday that advertisers who buy ads across the Web through Google's DoubleClick service will soon be able to buy ads on Facebook's real-time ad bidding service FBX....
| Dec 20, 2013
| 9:49 AM
Who knew Bill Gates was such a nifty Reddit user?
The billionaire philanthropist and Microsoft co-founder took to Reddit recently to partake in the online community's Secret Santa Exchange. Gates was matched up with Reddit user NY1227, otherwise known...
| Dec 19, 2013
| 10:26 AM
The redesigned Mac Pro has gone on sale, but good luck getting one anytime soon: Apple won't ship any until February.
The company Thursday morning began taking orders for the two basic models, which cost $2,999 and $3,999.
Apple's website quoted early...
| Mar 25, 2014
| 3:05 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Facebook said it would buy virtual reality company Oculus VR for about $2 billion in cash and stock.
Oculus is the Irvine, Calif., maker of the Rift headset. The company will continue to operate independently within Facebook, Chief...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 12:44 PM
San Francisco bitcoin startup Coinbase raised $25 million in its latest fundraising round, the largest amount ever raised by a company involved with the digital currency.
Coinbase, which offers a digital wallet service that enables users to buy and...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 12:14 PM
British bitcoin exchange Coinfloor opened its virtual doors to customers this week with a stated commitment to meeting government regulations and keeping money launderers out.
The London-based exchange will officially open to trading Tuesday, but it...
| Mar 27, 2014
| 1:49 PM
Mark Zuckerberg on Thursday announced the Facebook Connectivity Lab, a division within his company that is working with drones, satellites and lasers to bring Internet connectivity to those who don't yet have it.
The effort is a part of Internet.org,...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 11:32 AM
When Mark Zuckerberg describes his company’s $2-billion purchase of Oculus VR, makers of the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset, he sounds like a cross between a Zen master and a grandpa encouraging us whippersnappers to spend more time outside....