In an attempt to encourage more people to vote, Facebook is today promoting an Election Day message atop U.S. members' News Feed and asking them to click an "I'm Voting" button. The company is tracking these special status updates in real-time.
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Editor's Pick Hermione Way, one of the stars of Bravo's new reality show "Start-Ups: Silicon Valley," is a polarizing figure. But she's just being herself, she insists.
Twitter plans to alter its mobile applications with photo filters, but that won't help the information network fight off the surging Instagram.
The sweetly named but oh-so-devastating storm that hit the mid-Atlantic with deadly force also shook up Twitter as people turned to the information network's airways to search and share about Sandy.
It took LinkedIn nine years to reach 187 million members. It took the professional social network about a month to pass 200 million endorsements.
Professional social network LinkedIn handily exceeded Wall Street’s expectations with its third quarter 2012 earnings report.
The nine-year-old company made $252 million in revenue, $2.3 million in net income, and posted Non-GAAP diluted earnings per share of $0.22 for the …
When President Barack Obama or Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney tweet, millions listen. But how well do their 140-character messages resonate with people across the nation?
The powers that be in Chicago have proposed new regulations that, if passed, would mean lights out for startup Uber and its mobile system for booking and paying for black car service.
Foursquare today gave BlackBerry owners the option to use its application to explore nearby recommended places without creating an account or logging in to the service.
Food porn is not for all, but those who do get a rise out of obscene photos of dishes should check out Yelp. The rest of you should shield your eyes, because what you're going to find on the reviews site's new menu pages may be hard to stomach.
Composing a new email is about as commonplace as toasting a bagel. Well, not if Google has anything say about it.
"Best of" lists are everywhere, but the Village Voice has decided to lay claim to the "best of" phrase and is suing reviews company Yelp for use of the seemingly generic words on its website.
Proposed changes to taxi regulations could eliminate the ongoing tension between New York City and Uber.
Warning: people with an elitist view on what it takes to earn the label "geek" may want to look away. For the rest of us, there's a new application called Silicon Valley Status that gives fans of Bravo TV series Start-Ups: Silicon Valley the chance to measure their status against the show's cast.
TechCrunch played middleman in a Facebook IPO-related legal matter that ended with underwriter Citigroup being hit with a $2 million fine, and the firm firing a top analyst.
A scandal squashed. Yes, Uber's Chicago taxi service faces opposition in Chicago, but the attacks are coming from parties with an agenda and not city officials.
Imagine you could get everything you needed from the online world — news, photos, videos, music, movie trailers, product information — without ever having to leave Twitter. That would make Twitter chairman Jack Dorsey very, very happy, and today, we’re …
Newly minted Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has purchased Stamped, a mobile recommendations-focused startup with a team of talented ex-Googlers, to help the company catch up to competitors far ahead in the all-important race for mobile mindshare.
Editor's Pick Discarded for pennies on the dollar, Digg has a new lease on life, but the rebuilt service is almost unrecognizable to those who loved it before. The new Digg is a single, compelling voice speaking for the Internet at large. But whose voice is it?