Facebook and Twitter will combine to own a third of the US display ad market in 2017, according to research firm eMarketer.
The success of Google Fiber has inspired Ting, which offers a low-cost mobile phone service, to get into the gigabit-broadband market.
More than a billion Android handsets are expected to ship by year's end, easily outpacing the 178 million iPhones hitting store shelves, new data from IDC shows.
The world's largest chipmaker by sales continued to post stronger numbers in its PC and data-center businesses, but its mobile unit posted just $1 million in revenue and another huge loss.
A familiar source says HTC could introduce a new line of smartphone later this year.
The online retailers' prohibition comes after bans from Walmart and Sears. Google, Etsy and Newegg also make similar changes.
The world's biggest software maker is creating a new group charged with making its Windows software work across all devices. Microsoft is also jettisoning some top executives, including former Nokia chief Stephen Elop.
Unlike Spotify, the new incarnation of the streaming music service under Apple won't have a way to listen to anything on demand for free, according to a report.
The payments company wants merchants to capitalize on overseas shopping trends like China's "Singles' Day," the biggest e-commerce holiday of the year.
The TV channel is launching a show called "American Genius" that's about bitter rivalries, including the Wright Brothers vs. Curtiss, Colt vs. Wesson and Oppenheimer vs. Heisenberg.