Twitter is booming as a social media destination for teenagers who complain about too many adults and too much drama on Facebook, according to a new study published Tuesday about online behavior. It said teens are sharing more personal information about themselves even as they try to protect their online reputations.
Yahoo! announced Monday it would acquire blogging platform Tumblr for $1.1 billion, saying the two companies “share a vision to make the Internet the ultimate creative canvas.”
Yahoo may be on the verge of closing its biggest acquisition during the 10-month reign of CEO Marissa Mayer as she tries to attract more traffic and advertisers to the Internet company’s website and mobile applications.
Sonic the Hedgehog is rolling with Nintendo.
Life on the run for the Internet sensation known as “Kai the Hatchet Wielding Hitchhiker” ended when he asked for a cup of coffee. A Starbucks employee was credited Friday with recognizing 24-year-old Caleb “Kai” McGillvary, wanted in the beating death of a man nearly three times his age.
Google is unveiling a streaming music service called All Access that blends songs users have already uploaded to their online libraries with millions of other tracks for a $10 monthly fee.
NASA’s Kepler planet-hunting telescope is broken, potentially jeopardizing a U.S. mission that opened up whole new possibilities on life outside the solar system.
The four biggest U.S. cell-phone companies are set to launch their first joint advertising campaign against texting while driving, uniting behind AT&T’s “It Can Wait” slogan to blanket TV and radio this summer.
A planned Windows 8 update to address complaints and confusion with Microsoft’s new operating system will be made available for free this year, the company said Tuesday.
BlackBerry maker Research In Motion has unveiled a lower-cost BlackBerry that is designed for emerging markets.
Microsoft’s disdain for Google doesn’t extend to all of its rival’s products.
LinkedIn and Facebook will celebrate the anniversaries of their IPOs just a few days apart this week. But their experiences as publicly traded companies couldn’t be more different.
Astronauts made a rare, hastily planned spacewalk to fix a serious ammonia leak at the International Space Station, and the U.S. space agency said it appeared the repair was a success.