The business hasn't officially launched, but Pryte's team has access to wireless operators in emerging markets, which fits with a key Facebook goal.
Apple hires former Levis executive Enrique Atienza to help it run its retail operations in the US, according to a new report.
The online retail giant acquires the publishing rights to 3,000 titles from Avalon Books, whose romance, western, and mystery books eschew sex, cursing, and excessive drinking.
A new gadget can capture and culture circulating cancer cells shed by a tumor, providing important data about cancer progression and how patients respond to treatment.
The Samsung Contour, a new flip phone for MetroPCS, comes in candy-apple red.
Among the news of new URL shorteners and Australian Internet filters comes one of the darkest moments in microblogging. Microsoft has pulled down their new Twitter-like site in China because it turns out it wasn't Twitter-like at all. It was in fact more like Plurk. In fact it looked like maybe they stole Plurk's code. We also get morally outraged at good business plans. Or stupid people. Or something. Just watch. Or listen.
Among the news of new URL shorteners and Australian Internet filters comes one of the darkest moments in microblogging: Microsoft has pulled down its new Twitter-like site in China because it turns out it wasn't Twitter-like at all.
Music giant signs deal to integrate eJamming's Audiio software into virtual worlds and new sites to help musicians collaborate on songs and form bands.
The social media company did not disclose financial details, but various reports peg the deal worth between $50 million and $75 million.
The Palo Alto, Calif.-based start-up hires veteran googler Sheryl Sandberg to replace outgoing Chief Operating Officer Owen Van Natta.