Facebook has been monitoring your “private” messages and mining the data to sell to advertisers.
Facebook Ad Exchange Boasts Massive Return On Investment; Is The Social Network Finally Ready To Take On Google?
Facebook (Nasdaq: FB) experienced a brief respite this week following several weeks of dismal business prospects and plummeting share prices. Launching an initial beta mode of its new advertising system known as Facebook Exchange Facebook Exchange (FBX), advertising partners revealed good news that might finally reverse the SanFrancisco-based social media giant's post-IPO fortunes: Facebook is now better at gathering advertising clicks from web users than its fellow internet giant and chief r...
Google, Boingo Expand Wi-Fi Partnership With Another 4,000 Hotspots: What This Means For The Future Business Of Wireless Providers
Google Inc. and Boingo Wireless Inc., made another bold move Tuesday to position themselves as a prominent resource for wireless services by establishing another 4,000 mobile hotspots across the United States. As a promotional event to advertise the new expanded partnership with the companies are also making Wi-Fi free in all the new locations "through the end of September," Boingo said in a statement.
Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi said representatives from Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and Iran would meet behind closed doors during the Arab League summit to discuss the path toward ending the Syrian crisis.
Perhaps it's no coincidence that a week before Amazon is set to make a big announcement it has sold out of the popular Kindle Fire. Is this is prequel to the sequel?
Eric Schmidt, the executive chairman of Google Inc. (Nasdaq: GOOG), sold another 50,000 shares of the company worth around $34.2 million, according to documents filed Wednesday with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Eric Schmidt, the executive chairman of Google Inc. (Nasdaq: GOOG), has sold 103,193 shares of the company worth around $69.3 million, according to Tuesday filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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.
Facebook Inc. (Nasdaq: FB)'s stock may be sinking, but it is forging ahead with an expansion to its campus in Menlo Park, Calif., designed by the renowned architect Frank Gehry.
Barry Diller's IAC/Interactivecorp reportedly has offered more than $300 million to buy information website About.com from the New York Times Co., in a move to expand IAC's Ask.com division.
Apple Inc's market value climbed past $623 billion on Monday, surpassing the record set by Microsoft Corp during the heyday of technology stocks in 1999.
Google's Motorola Files Patent Case Against Apple; Aims To Block US Imports Of iPhone, iPad, Mac Computers
Google Inc's (GOOG), Motorola Mobility filed a new patent infringement case against Apple Inc. (AAPL) claiming features of Apple devices including location reminders, e-mail notification, phone/ video players, and Siri's voice-recognition program infringe on seven of Motorola Mobility patents.
Pre-Market Movers (Focus Media Holding, Research In Motion, Google, Knight Capital Group, CenturyLink, Logitech International, Facebook, J.C. Penney)
Focus Media Holding Limited, Research In Motion Limited, Google Inc, Knight Capital Group Inc, CenturyLink Inc, Logitech International SA, Facebook Inc and J.C. Penney Company Inc are among the companies whose shares are moving in pre-market trading Monday.
The past week was not kind to billionaire Mark Zuckerberg, chairman and CEO of Facebook Inc. Capping it all was word that Zuckerberg had lost his place among the 10 richest technology billionaires, at least temporarily. How can Zuckerberg climb his way back to the top?
It may be hard to encapsulate in words, but consumers know when they're looking at something in a product that Apple did first.
Ross Levinsohn, the former interim CEO of Yahoo! Inc. (Nasdaq: YHOO) has left the company after it hired Marissa Mayer from Google Inc. (Nasdaq: GOOG) as its new chief executive, All Things D reported, suggesting the Silicon Valley giant's focus on its technology division over its media properties.
Investors in Facebook stock are bracing themselves for something wild. The market is bracing for big swings in Facebook Inc (FB.O) shares after the social media company reports earnings for the first time as a public company.
Facebook Inc. (Nasdaq: FB), the world's largest social networking platform, is expected to post a profit in its first quarter as a publicly traded company following revenue growth in the April-through-June period.
Pre-Market Movers (Ocean Power, Google, Diageo, Microsoft, Salesforce.com, Chipotle, Vodafone, ARM Holdings)
Ocean Power Technologies, Google, Diageo plc, Microsoft Corp, salesforce.com, Chipotle Mexican Grill, Amyris, Vodafone Group Plc and ARM Holdings plc are among the companies whose shares are moving in pre-market trading Friday.
At a time when the 7-inch tablet space has suddenly become the talk of the town with already released devices like the Google Nexus 7 and those still under wraps like the iPad mini, a report surfaced Sunday saying that online retailer Amazon is gearing up to unleash its own challenger, a Kindle Fire successor, towards the second half of this year to compete against rival products.
IBTimes reviews winners and losers in the world of business and economics for the week of July 1.
iPad Mini Release Rumors: 'Smaller, Cheaper' iPad Launching By Year End To Challenge Google Nexus 7, Says Bloomberg
Despite an earlier dismissal of a 7-inch iPad by late Apple CEO Steve Jobs, rumors of an iPad mini have been around for quite some time now. Adding to the already churning rumor-mills, a new report surfaced Tuesday, saying that the Cupertino tech giant is indeed planning to launch a smaller and cheaper iPad by year-end.
Google's annual developer conference is just hours away, but an Asustek executive has already confirmed that Google Inc. is set to unveil a tablet co-branded with Asus that is set to rival Amazon's Kindle.
Apple Inc. (Nasdaq: AAPL), the largest company on earth by stock-market value, again took the top spot in Barron's annual survey of corporate respect.
The 59th International Festival of Creativity, known as the Cannes Lions, wrapped up this past weekend. This year, top winners included a blank annual report and an invisible hydrogen powered Mercedes Benz.