The Wall Street Journal says that Amazon is expanding its hardware offerings with a whole new line of gadgets, including a lame-sounding "audio streaming device" and a pair of next gen smartphones.
A bundle of new discoveries on a rocky hill in Israel may upend the community of Biblical historians struggling to understand Judah in the time of King David.
Twitter joined the battle to keep New York's District Attorney out of Occupy protestor Malcolm Harris's tweets on Thursday in what might be a landmark move.
What if you made a joke and no one laughed? That's exactly what seems to be happening to Sacha Baron Cohen as he rolls out his latest creation, The Dictator, over the past few months.
Based on accounts we've seen, the first stop on Facebook's IPO roadshow was a hectic event.
There's a faint glimmer on the horizon for daily deals sites, the much buzzed-about businesses (think Groupon) that exploded onto the e-commerce scene last year only to fade into irrelevance a few months later.
We knew well before Facebook bought Instagram for a billion dollars that people really liked photo apps on their iPhones and Androids.
Uploading Beastie Boys' never-before-seen live performance on Chappelle's Show to YouTube seemed like such a fitting tribute to the late Adam Yaunch (a.k.a. MCA). That is, until Viacom took down the video for copyright infringement.
A week after its fifth birthday, Tumblr got hit with a grownup copyright infringement lawsuit—and a gnarly one at that.
For the average computer user, it's easy to overlook the fact that giant corporations own the rights to the source code that makes the machine perform even the simplest task.
Adam Yauch will be remembered first and foremost for his genre-altering music career, but the artist better known as MCA did much more than that.
General Mills recruited the Pillsbury Dough Boy, Starbucks gave away money and Pizza Hut created more weird concoctions in this week's Social Business Index.
Just over a year after she was anointed queen of content, Arianna Huffington has been knocked down the ladder a couple of rungs at AOL.
Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson is only four months into his big job running one of the world's largest tech companies, and he's already found himself in a scandal—and it's a sort of funny scandal at that.
Have you ever imagined a time when your natural body parts could be easily swapped out for bionic versions? That's not possible now, but science is getting us closer to realizing that scifi scenario.
Sprinkled between rants about mobilizing jihadi fighters and destroying the United States, there's an a lot of commentary about the American media in the recently released Osama bin Laden letters. The only problem is that Bin Laden probably didn't write these things.
Roger Ailes doesn't have any trouble getting face time with the nation's top conservative lawmakers because, conveniently, they're showing up in droves at his second floor office in the Fox News headquarters.
Following a number of FOIA requests, the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF) now has a list of the towns, counties, states and agencies with permission to fly drones.
The social media sphere continued to spin this week as spring set in. National Amusements topped the charts, bumping Disney down to number two. Whereas the rest of the top 10 stayed stagnant, there was a lot of movement in the teens, with NBC Universal and WWE both winning the biggest mover status.
After getting pummeled by market forces for the better part of last year, the lights are starting to flicker back on at Bank of America.
Starting on May 2, advertisers will be able to buy the privilege of slapping their logo on the Tumblr dashboard.
Wall Street analysts and tech bloggers are still talking about the news of Facebook acquiring Instagram, holding a magnifying glass close to the deal to see if they might spot a clue about the imminently huge Facebook initial public offering.
If you haven't heard of the Pebble Watch yet, you might want to get your checkbook ready before clicking this Kickstarter link.
Down along the Gulf coast, the beaches look cleaner, the birds less tar-covered, but the longterm consequences of the BP oil spill are leaving their mark under the ocean's surface.
The new "Listen" button on Facebook musician pages does exactly what you think it should do: It plays that artist's music, for free and for as long as you want to play it.
The Democratic National Committee has shifted into high gear now that Mitt Romney is the guy to beat, and they're headed straight to YouTube where a video juxtaposing Romney's affection for Ted Nugent and Ted Nugent's hope that President Obama will "suck his machine gun."
As much as we'd love to trust the Internet's favorite crowdsourced store of knowledge, it's time to face the truth: It's a flawed system.
Greenpeace isn't pulling any punches with its annual report on Internet companies and their energy consumption.
Julian Assange sounds downright chipper when he's introducing his new talk show, The World Tomorrow, an unlikely but fertile opportunity for the Wikileaks founder to stay in the public eye, even as he's still under house arrest in England.
The freakout over a Tina Brown Newsweek cover story is basically becoming a cliché at this point, but the addition of Slate's contrarian-at-large Katie Roiphe made this week's troll-bait all but irresistible.
Exactly one week after peaking at over $623 a share, Apple's stock appears to be in free fall having sunk for five consecutive days.
America's plan to curb greenhouse gas emissions was going so well… until the economy turned around. The Environmental Protection Agency broke the bad news in its greenhouse gas inventory report for 1990 through 2010.
For five years starting July 1st, Jim Yong Kim will be the president of the World Bank meaning the United States continues its streak when it comes to installing its citizens at the top of the global financial institution.
The United States Postal Service is having a hard time finding a new ad agency to take on the challenge of making snail mail seem cool again—and for understandable reasons.
It seems like every time we turn around, Google's trying to convince everybody that they're the best and every other tech company is just the worst. And who can blame them?
Mitt Romney didn't waste any time pulling his wife Ann into the fray at his address to the National Rifle Association on Friday, a speech his advisors say marks the beginning of the general election.
Discovered in Green: The effects of nuclear fallout on bird sex, cars powered by the human bowels (sort of), how your meat-eating habits are destroying the earth and a sad story about oysters.
Sergey Brin and Larry Page pulled a fast one on Wall Street today, not only releasing reasonably impressive quarterly earnings numbers but also creating a new class of non-voting shares -- "effectively a stock split," as they put it in a press release.
Mitt Romney just got himself a small army of campaigners in the God-fearing, stringed instrument-playing, formerly Santorum-supporting Duggar family.
Recently former Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum confessed his reasons for dropping out of the GOP primary race on the radio Thursday afternoon, and boy was he candid.
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