Former CEO of Yahoo Scott Thompson will be paid $7 million in bonuses for five months of work. He will not receive a severance package. Thompson is succeeded by Yahoo CEO Ross Levinsohn.
A new study revealed that most Facebook users do not trust the company to keep their information private. It also revealed that a large majority of respondents rarely interact with ads or other sponsored links on the site.
GameStop, in an effort to push digital sales, will be $20 and $50 vouchers to be used on Steam, the video game distribution platform for Mac and PC games, at all of its U.S. retail locations.
Twitter has launched a new email newsletter that will be delivered weekly. The email will include the most-shared stories from the users that a given person follows and some of the most engaging tweets.
Mona Dotcom, wife of MegaUpload.com founder Kim Dotcom, was apparently spoiled rotten -- and now she wants her stuff back from the government.
NASA is challenging students, teachers, game developers and interested civilians to create web and mobile-based apps using data from the planetary data system.
The LinkedIn Corp. (NYSE: LNKD), the business-related social-networking company, considered buying online job-listings provider Monster Worldwide Inc. (NYSE: MWW), but decided against the purchase, according to Reuters. Meanwhile, the private-equity firm Silver Lake Partners continues to have interest.
The Pebble Smartwatch, a wrist watch that connects to mobile devices such as a smartphone or tablet, recently became the most-financed project in the history of Kickstarter, the crowd-sourced funding platform. As of today, the project has raised more than $10 million.
Jimmy Kimmel awarded Tanning Mom the Mom of the Year award on his show. Then, there was a memorable acceptance speech.
The United States Postal Service has banned the international shipment of tablets, smartphones and other devices that contain lithium ion, lithium alloy and rechargeable batteries. The ban goes into effect starting May 16.
Amazon could be launching a color Kindle e-book reader in the second half of 2012 according to a new report.
Bing, the third most popular search engine in America, has been drastically redesigned. Even more shocking than the site's fresh new look is the new social media integration.
Nina Dobrev, the 23-year-old Bulgarian-born Canadian model and actress, recently paid a visit to Conan to promote the hit television show she stars on, the Vampire Diaries. During the show, Dobrev demonstrated a yoga move to Conan during which she groped him with her feet.
The lead actor of AMC's hit series Mad Men, Jon Hamm, recently filmed a video for Rookie, the online publication for teenage girls. Hamm answers several questions for teenage fans including sensitive subjects such as whether it's okay to fart in front of significant others and whether guys experience the same gut-wrenching feelings that girls do when they fall in love.
Mark Zuckerberg?s appearance in the kickoff to Facebook?s IPO roadshow this week was generally seen as a success, except for one tiny detail: Some Wall Street veterans thought that Zuckerberg?s attire -- his trademark hoodie and jeans -- was an abomination.
CEO of AOL Tim Armstrong set out to settle all the rumors and address the growing concerns among Patch employees and AOL investors this morning in a conference call.
AOL is shopping TechCrunch, Engadget, Joystiq and other properties of AOL Tech according to a recent PandoDaily report.
Draw Something, the popular doodling app that was recently bought by Zynga as part of a $200 million deal in March, appears to be losing its mojo: Recent data from Appdata shows that Draw Something players are leaving in droves.
Thanks to researchers from Emory University, you may soon know more about what your dog is thinking. The research team, who published their findings in PLoS One, attempted to learn more about human-dog relationships from the perspective of a canine.
?Robopocalypse? author Daniel Wilson explains how to surivive a robot apocalypse in an animated YouTube video.
Facebook IPO Roadshow Begins, Mark Zuckerberg Explains Instagram Purchase: Twitter Was Interested Too
Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg reportedly spoke to a group of New York investors to explain his vision for Facebook's long-term growth strategy during the kickoff to the company's IPO Roadshow. Zuckerberg also explained his company's purchase of Instagram, which could be worth more than $1 billion.
The Microsoft Xbox 360 with Kinect is only $99 -- if you're able to get to one of the 16 participating Microsoft Stores in the United States
Google has invested in Machinima according to a new AllThingsD report. The announcement was made in the wake of the company's $200 million commitment to promoting YouTube across the Google content network.
In the wake of raising $70 million in a Series D round of funding, the popular cloud-based note-taking service Evernote has announced that it has acquired Cocoa Box Design, the publisher of popular iPad handwriting app Penultimate.
Ever wonder what it would be like to interact with a 3D hologram like the ones that appear in Star Wars? A team of researchers at Queen's University in Toronto is working on creating a way to project 3D holograms for video chat using a Micosoft Kinect.
Zynga recently began featuring popular brands and brand-related words as choices in Draw Something. Users have been willing drawing brand-related words in Draw Something.
Google News Adds Realtime Coverage, Google Plus Discussion: Is The Information Provided Actually Relevant?
Google News U.S. Edition has added new features to its homepage that will help keep readers updated one the latest news breaks. But is the company providing the most relevant conversations surrounding news stories?
Kevin Rose, the founder of Digg.com and Revision3, recently announced that Revision3 has been acquired by the Discovery Communications, the parent company of the Discovery Channel.
YouTube is eager to drive more traffic to its original content channels and change its image as a hosting site for viral content and other homemade videos.
Evernote's $1 billion valuation, among the recent success of other technology companies, raises questions about whether there's a technology bubble that's ready to burst.