Facebook finally made the appointment it needed to change its shameful billionaire boys club to a slightly less shameful boys club, appointing COO Sheryl Sandberg to the board of directors Monday afternoon.
Every single one of Tumblr's 178 employees will get money from the $1.1 billion Yahoo deal, which means that if the site hadn't let go of its three editorial team members last month, they too would have received $371,00 — each.
In a pushy move, Facebook just made the Facebook email address you probably didn't even know you had the default email address on your timeline, hoping to push users to its messaging service.
Microsoft not only dumped all of its hardware partners before making the Surface tablet, like a boyfriend playing his various squeezes, it first forced them into a race to the bottom, leaving them once it had wrung out every last drop of their value.
Morgan Stanley will soon let its 18,000 financial advisers have access to Twitter -- that access, however, will be very limited and thus, their tweets will be very boring.
The latest installment in The New York Times' iEconomy series, which details the gadget company's "short on pay" American workforce, doesn't make us want to give up our iProducts or protest Apple headquarters.
In the decades-long quest to perfect animated hair, the makers of Merida's wild locks in Pixar's Brave have gotten one step closer to perfection.
Discovered: A human bird flu pandemic is a real possibility, these flowers could cure depression, alcohol improves your quality of life, and the Arctic climate is in trouble.
After intriguing some with his idea for Instaglasses—spectacles that tint the world like Instagram—designer Markus Gerke has clarified that he has no plans to move these glasses out of the concept phase, to which we say: Phew.
Following unfortunate user-endorsements like the one from Facebook user Nick Bergus, whose joke made him the face of Passion Natural Water-Based Lubricant, Facebook has made its Sponsored Stories advertising set-up more transparent.
Discovered: Mars has tons of water, space's new planets are too close for comfort, elephant seals make good scientists, and fructose (sugar!) could be healthy, after all.
Although a hacker group called UGNazis is telling at least one news outlet that they caused the Twitter outage today, the @TwitterComs handle, which offers official statements for the company, has a different explanation: a "cascaded bug" in one of its infrastructure components.
With its recent product and software announcements and PR moves, all signs point to comeback for Microsoft, but it just hasn't quite gotten there yet.
Oracle CEO Larry Ellison is so rich he doesn't have to settle for some no name island off the coast of nowhere, he can buy up a well-known Hawaiian island off the coast of Maui.
Discovered: The real key to happiness, the penguins don't appreciate the warm weather, smoking causes skin cancer, too, a protein that could regenerates nerves.
Everyone knows that Nigerian scam e-mails, with their exaggerated stories of moneys tied up in foreign accounts and collapsed national economies, sound totally absurd, but according to research from Microsoft, that's on purpose.
Microsoft's big news today is that Windows Phone 8 will have what it calls a "shared core" with the same Windows 8 software as tablets and PCs.
Following Microsoft's too-secret, ill planned, last minute Surface announcement on Monday, today we have another big Microsoft event, thankfully minus all that contrived hype we got the other day.
Video chatting, one of the few data features of a smartphone that involves talking, doesn't look so appealing in the coming data-centric future.
Discovered: Antibacterials are making us sick in a different way, thinspiration is scientific, do you e-mail a lot? You might be depressed, and a case for mom blogs.
After the unfortunate timing of General Motor's withdrawal of its Facebook ad-dollars, the social network just got an unexpected endorsement from Coca-Cola, which said it will stick with its precarious model.
Spotify just announced a free mobile radio app for iPOS devices, which has some tech watchers suggesting might mean trouble for rival music streamer Pandora, yet we can still think of one big reason to keep that Pandora in our rotation: Its algorithm.
After days of speculation, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announced more than the tech bloggers anticipated, with not one, but two tablet products and what it calls "touch covers."
Discovered: Teen driving laws work, a delicious way to lose weight, cheap drugs aren't always the best kind of drugs, and our oceans can't hold all of our carbon dioxide anymore.
Following its expensive buy-up of Instagram, Facebook has grabbed another mobile, photo-centric app, with its acquisition of facial recognition app maker Face.com, hoping to beef up its currently lack-luster mobile department.
For once acclaimed start-up Justin.TV success came when the company stopped operating like a Silicon Valley start-up.
Discovered: BPA's effects will last generations, graphic smoking labels work, don't work out if you're depressed, and breast milk kills HIV.
To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Graphics Interface Format this month we put together a history of the animated GIF -- in GIF form.
Even more impressive than having the flashiest it technology, is paying someone to work that technology for you. But the real elites don't even have to think about technology.
Time to figure out all the possible things that could happen at Monday's mysterious Microsoft event.
Discovered: Why your baby is a pot-head, soda isn't making kids fat, here's something that does contribute to obesity, and a cure for Ebola?
Facebook has yet to prove its business model to the world, with its stock hovering at $27, well beneath its $38 IPO price, and its value to advertisers questioned. But of late we've seen some ideas that might make Facebook some real money.
Thanks to venture capitalist Fred Wilson, a backer of hip tech companies like Twitter and Tumblr, there's a new catch phrase to describe Silicon Valley politics: "Obamacare scares me."
Following Ellen Pao's gender discrimination claims against the Venture Capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, the company has responded without addressing many of the harassment claims Pao alleges.
Reviewers have gotten their hands on the big talk of the Apple announcement bonanza Monday, the revamped MacBook with Retina Display.
ICANN, the organization that runs the world's domain names, today released a first round list of applications for new domain name extensions, some of which will become a regular part of our Internet lexicon and some of which will fade away into oblivion.
Discovered: Blame La Niña for that warm Spring, kids really do send nudie pics to each other, women doctors make a lot less money than their male counterparts, and no ice at the Northeast Passage this year.
After hearing about the multiple child rapes that happened on Skout, an online people-meeting app that links up with Facebook, we're convinced this so-called kids on the Internet debate needs to come to an end.
Discovered: Humans for certain caused ocean warming, diesel fumes cause cancer, Prometheus style interstellar travel isn't happening anytime soon, personalized e-mails do not work, and scale walls like Spider-Man with this backpack.
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