Colin Kroll, Co-Founder of Vine and HQ Trivia, Found Dead at 35 from Apparent...

Colin Kroll, the 35-year-old co-founder of Vine and HQ Trivia, has been found dead in his Manhattan apartment of an apparent overdose. Police told TIME...
Ben Kreimer, a beta fellow at BuzzFeed's Open Lab, works on making an inexpensive 360 degree camera using a drone and two GoPro cameras, Friday, Oct. 2, 2015, in San Francisco, Calif. (Photo: Santiago Mejia, Special To The Chronicle)

Upstart Media Companies Hit Stumbling Block, Scaring Away Some Investors

As legacy news companies suffered tremors over the past decade, money from venture capitalists poured into upstarts that promised to leverage a keener understanding...

Starbucks Expands Uber Eats Partnership, Will Soon Start Delivering Nationwide

Good news, non-morning people! Now your coffee can come to you. Starting next year, Starbucks is expanding their delivery service to 2,000 U.S. locations as...

Akon Teams Up With Samsung to Launch Subscription-Based Streaming App Featuring Classic Films

Akon is making his mark in the app world. The entrepreneur, 45, announced this week he is teaming up with Samsung to launch the Cinémoi...

Mark Zuckerberg Lost $15 Billion this Year, More than Any of the 500 Richest...

Mark Zuckerberg could be ending the year about three-fourths as rich as he was coming into it. Mired in controversy throughout the year, Zuckerberg’s net...

Apple to Build $1 Billion Campus in Austin and Will Expand in Other U.S....

Apple plans to build a $1 billion campus in Austin, Texas, that will create at least 5,000 jobs ranging from engineers to call-center agents...

Google CEO Sundar Pichai Insists Company Works ‘Without Any Political Bias’ as Republicans and...

Google chief executive Sundar Pichai defended his company's search practices on Tuesday in the face of questions from lawmakers on allegations of bias against...

Google Employees Tried to Ban Breitbart from Taking in Advertising Revenue Through Google AdSense...

Google employees considered banning far-right news outlet Breitbart from Google AdSense on 'moral' grounds - which would have stopped it taking in advertising revenue,...

Google CEO Says They Have ‘No Plans’ To Launch Chinese Search Engine

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Google has “no plans” to relaunch a search engine in China though it is continuing to study the idea, Chief Executive...

Senior Ex-Google Employee Says Company’s Management is Frantic About Stopping Employees from Leaking Internal...

A senior former Google employee who quit over its controversial plans to launch a search engine in China painted a picture of a company whose upper...

Apparently, a Lot of People Are Leaving Tumblr After Microblogging Site Bans Porn and...

Tumblr says it's banning "adult content" from its platform in order to make "a better, more positive" place, but the policy change has some users abandoning...

Nearly 4 Billion People, Over Half the Global Population, Are Using the Internet

Some 3.9 billion people are now using the Internet, meaning that for the first time more than half of the global population is online,...

Apple CEO Tim Cook to White Supremacists: ‘You Have No Place on Our Platforms’

Apple CEO Tim Cook addressed white supremacists and “dangerous conspiracy theorists” today, reiterating that hateful content will not have a home on Apple platforms. Cook...

Microsoft Is Building Its Own Chrome Browser to Replace Edge

Microsoft is building its own Chromium browser to replace the default on Windows 10. The software giant first introduced its Edge browser three years ago,...

Quora Says Hackers Stole Up to 100 Million Users’ Data

Quora said it discovered last week that hackers broke into its systems and were able to make off with data on up to 100...

Internal Tensions at Facebook Beginning to Boil Over

In a year teeming with scandals and missteps, Facebook’s latest fiasco has inspired a clutter of leaks, finger pointing, and internal conversations about the future of the company...
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. (Getty)

UK Parliament Publishes Secret Facebook Documents in Case of Developer Six4Three Suing Social Giant

British Parliament has published a cache of secret Facebook documents which it obtained last month from a company suing the social network. A redacted version...

Tumblr to Ban All Adult Content on Its Platform Starting December 17th

Tumblr will permanently ban adult content from its platform on December 17th in a move that will eradicate porn-related communities on the platform and fundamentally alter...

Google Maps Out Plan to Drive Away the Political Right

Google doesn't want to search the web's content -- it wants to control it. That's not news to conservatives, who've been the company's favorite...

‘Daily Caller’ Report Claims Google Engineers Discussed Suppressing Conservative Media Sites

Google engineers discussed on email changing algorithms to disfavor conservative publications after Donald Trump won the 2016 presidential election, it has been claimed. The Daily...