29415 Results for

2008

Article

'Game of Thrones' drives traffic spike for HBO -- and dings Netflix

A twice-yearly Internet traffic report provides a peek at how the season premiere of the hit fantasy series boosted viewership of HBO's online services.

By 28 May 2015

Article

Business is booming, says Airbnb CEO

Brian Chesky says the peer-to-peer home rental site is doing so well that it doesn't need more investments. Despite that, an IPO doesn't look imminent.

By 28 May 2015

Article

Microsoft tried to buy Salesforce for $55B, report says

The world's largest software maker was poised to make its biggest acquisition to date, but talks fell through, according to CNBC.

By 23 May 2015

Article

US regulator orders PayPal to pay $25 million in refunds, fines

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau claims PayPal signed up consumers to its credit service, PayPal Credit, without their permission.

By 20 May 2015

Article

@POTUS: President Obama gets exclusive Twitter account

President Barack Obama's twitter handle sets a new world record for gaining 1 million followers in the shortest time, but he'll have to pass it on to his successor.

By 19 May 2015

Article

Apple buys GPS firm Coherent Navigation, reports say

Apple will likely use the company's tech and resources to improve and expand its own mapping and navigation technology.

By 19 May 2015

Article

Uber accused of stealing trade secrets

A lawsuit against the ride-hailing company alleges the original technology used for its app was ripped off from another fledgling startup.

By 15 May 2015

Article

Former Vevo, Sony top execs join music-video startup Vadio

Rio Caraeff, who led Vevo from its beginning until he departed in November, joins a former Sony Pictures vice chairman at Vadio, which helps streaming-music services add video to their offering.

By 12 May 2015

Article

Meet the world's most successful geek-turned-politician

In Iceland recently, CNET's Eric Mack tracked down one of the world's most impressive geek politicians, Pirate Party leader Birgitta Jonsdottir.

By 13 May 2015

Article

Science now helping to develop better chocolate

Scientists have used X-ray to peer into the sweet brown heart of chocolate to discover what causes it to turn white.

By 8 May 2015