Google is working on a new technology called VP10 that will allow it to squeeze higher-quality video over broadband and mobile networks. And thanks to patent issues with a rival standard, it has a chance to catch on.
During just a single day, roughly one out of every seven people on Earth logged in to the social network, says Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.
Silk Labs wants to weave its software and services into all the new networked devices coming to homes of the future. Behind it: a trio fresh from the ambitious Firefox OS smartphone project.
Players created 85.3 million vaults and spent a combined 29 million hours playing the game during its first month.
Liberty Interactive Corp., parent company of TV shopping network QVC, will acquire the popular mommy-oriented flash-sale site to create "a digital commerce powerhouse."
Japan's finance minister warns this latest scandal could shake the market's trust in the country's corporate governance.
The digital-payments company should see a bright future as a standalone business, in contrast to former parent eBay's need for a turnaround.
The company will sell additional shares and hold a bond offering to raise the required funds that it says will be used to help it transform "into a highly profitable enterprise."
The parent of the wireless carrier gains a set of new online advertising tools in the deal, as well as media sites such as The Huffington Post.
Astronomers have used a trick of general relativity to look around a corner, of sorts, and view a massive, distant galaxy with remarkable clarity.