Hurricane Sandy, Social Media And The Role Of Citizen Journalism In Coverage Of The 'Frankenstorm' Discussed In IBTTalks Roundtable
For our second-ever IBTTalks discussion, the IBTimes Tech Team sat down to discuss Hurricane Sandy
Instagram is bringing its popular photo-sharing service to the web in a manner that looks nearly identical to its parent company Facebook (Nasdaq: FB).
Facebook 'Collections': Zuckerberg And Co. Introduce Pinterest-Style Feature To Increase E-Commerce Opportunities
Facebook Inc. (Nasdaq: FB) introduced “Collections” on Monday, another new feature to augment sponsored and branded content on its popular social network.
Facebook Rival GREE Acquires Mobile Developer App Ant Studios In Latest Move To Capture US Mobile Market
GREE (TYO:3632), Japan's $4.7 billion online media giant and regional rival to U.S.-based internet companies like Facebook Inc. (Nasdaq: FB) and Zynga Inc. (Nasdaq: ZNGA) stepped further into America soil on Monday with another developer acquisition, this time of California-based mobile game developer App Ant Studios.
Pre-Market Movers (Agnico-Eagle, ICICI Bank, Alcatel, Nokia, ArcelorMittal, Facebook, United States Steel, Werner, Western Digital)
Agnico-Eagle Mines, ICICI Bank, Alcatel Lucent SA, Nokia Corp, ArcelorMittal, Facebook Inc, United States Steel Corp, Werner Enterprises and Western Digital Corp. are among the companies whose shares are moving in pre-market trading Friday.
In his first public appearance following his social media company's disastrous IPO in May, Mark Zuckerberg's address at Tuesday's TechCrunch Disrupt helped boost the shares price of Facebook's (Nasdaq: FB) close partner Zynga (Nasdaq: ZNGA), which has retained its prominence on the social network's app marketplace despite continuing financial woes and a seemingly endless round of executive departures. Zynga reached a recent stock high in mid-morning morning trading on Wednesday, f...
The FBI's Next Generation Identification would use photographs and biometric data to help law enforcement entities nationwide identify "persons of interest." If NGI's early stages are any indication of where it's heading, privacy advocates and ordinary citizens are right to fear it.
From Charlie Sheen's public unraveling to Todd Akin's "legitimate rape" comment, the most recognizable pop-culture trends in recent years have come from the real-life folly of the public sphere. That's a far shift, media experts say, from the days when a one-size-fits-all monoculture was produced on Hollywood sound stages and back lots.
The Norton Cybercrime Report released Wednesday pegs the total cybercrime cost for the U.S. consumers at $20.7 billion, with close to 71 million Americans falling prey to the online scam.
What is Kik? This article provides an answer to this question, which many people are finding themselves asking as they learn about the newest social networks and electronic communication technologies on the market.
Facebook Inc. (Nasdaq: FB) co-founder Dustin Moskovitz has sold 450,000 shares of his old company for around $8.7 million, according to a regulatory filing, but when it comes to his own ventures, expect him to remain independent.
According to a lengthy Kotaku article, Nintendo has begun openly discussing its direction with the Miiverse.
Intel's Ultrabook Race is the very first race that will put your social networking prowess to the test. Twitter influence will be put to play as four contestants battle for social networking supremacy as they run through the urban jungles of Moscow and Sydney searching for clues and their followers and friends on Twitter and their other social networks aid them in their quest.
IBTimes' weekly roundup of winners and losers in the world of business.
Amid the continue foreclosure crisis, some young people are taking to social media to redirect their frustration and coordinate larger acts of vandalism against abandoned properties.
Though Twitter tried to safeguard itself by not immediately releasing to the police information on a user who threatened a gun massacre at a theater, legal experts say the social media site could have paid dearly for the decision
Outlook.com: Microsoft's New Metro Style Email Service Attracts Over 1 Million Users Just Hours After Launch
Microsoft's Outlook.com, the successor to Hotmail, is just a few hours old, but the new metro style email service has already got more than one million people signing up for it, according to official figures tweeted just over six hours after it was announced Tuesday.
James Eagan Holmes Had Profile On Sex Website, Plus Everything Else We Know About The Colorado Shooting Suspect [PHOTO]
James Eagan Holmes was apparently interested in sexual social networks. A profile, with a clear photo, on a popular sex website, appears to be that of the Colorado shooting suspect, and it appears to be authentic.
As news of Twitter overhauling its mobile channel mobile.twitter.com for feature phones and older browsers made the rounds from July 11, a close look at the new development shows how the mobile channel contributes a significant chunk of revenue for the microblogging site.
Facebook has begun monitoring chat room messages to alert cops against suspicious behavior.
America's leading cyber warrior is distressed about a potentially grim future for cyber-security.
The question on everyone's mind is this: Why would a hot Internet company with an empire of music and culture blogs want to invest its resources in print? Tyler Goldman, Buzzmedia's CEO, said Spin is much more than a print publication.
Five months after its unveiling in early February, Apple is finally ready to release its next-gen operating system for the Mac. On Monday, the company released the golden master of OS 10.8 Mountain Lion to developers so they can begin submitting their Mountain Lion apps before the platform launches on the Mac App Store later this month for $19.99.
Russia isn't the first place that comes to mind when thinking of free speech, but that's exactly where the second World Media Summit was held. Attendees including BBC and CNN heard about a free press from Vladimir Putin, and about world harmony from the North Koreans.
When its partnership with Google for news search expired July 1, social networking site Twitter did not have any counter plan to pull out the latest tweets for real-time news it is hugely popular for. To revive its search results and improve its search functionality for latest tweets on breaking news, Twitter announced enhancements to the search function on its interface July 6.
Slowly but surely, Apple's operating systems are converging, but bonding these two separate systems together would be impossible without iCloud. On Monday, Apple introduced two new additions to the iCloud Beta portal for iOS 6 developers, including the Notes and Reminders apps, before it releases Mountain Lion this month and iOS 6 this fall.
Social Media Day is being celebrated around the world today on Twitter, Facebook and at meetups around the world.
"You guys really suck at journalism," wrote an angry follower of the CNN Breaking News Twitter feed.
Despite the clamor around Facebook (Nasdaq: FB), the No. 1 social networking site, the real king of the social networking sector is International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM), a new survey by IDC found.
At the 2012 Worldwide Developer's Conference (WWDC) in San Francisco, Apple announced that the next version of its OS X operating system for Macs, dubbed Mountain Lion, will be released in July. The company did not give out a specific date and time.