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What should Yahoo get rid of?

The struggling Internet giant is trying to decide which of its services it should keep or dump. Yahoo Real Estate, or maybe even Yahoo News, could be on the chopping block, analysts say.

By November 21, 2015


Yahoo is trying to become one of the smartphone cool kids

The Internet giant wants to make sure it's relevant on mobile devices -- especially among young people. Is the budding portfolio of CEO Marissa Mayer pointed in the right direction?

By August 8, 2015


After Uber's stumble, is it Lyft and Sidecar's time to shine?

Both Lyft and Sidecar see significant bumps in business after Uber's publicity blunders, but it appears it'll take more than a boycott to oust the top dog.

By November 26, 2014


First Heartbleed attack reported; taxpayer data stolen

Canadian police arrest a man they say used the notorious bug to nab about 900 social insurance numbers, along with other possible data.

By April 16, 2014


Snapchat gambles with a promising hand

In the bet of the decade, the young company has apparently traded a lot of cold, hard cash for promissory notes that it hopes to bank at a later date.

By November 13, 2013


Vine famous: Twitter's quirky app unleashes a new wave of video stars

The loopy video app is providing young adults, aspiring actors, and YouTube stars with a new place to showcase their quirky creativity -- and stars are emerging.

By August 18, 2013


Instagram, take two: Video is the new picture

commentary Copycat though it may be, Facebook's Instagram is in the best position to introduce mobile video sharing to the masses.

By June 20, 2013


With #Music, Twitter speeds its media domination march

Twitter's latest big move may be evidence that its goal is to create -- and control -- a series of media channels across music, TV, movies, and more.

By April 19, 2013


Video not yet ripe on Twitter's Vine

Limited traction of Twitter's 6-second video app reveals that video-sharing as a genre is lagging years behind photo-sharing.

By March 25, 2013


At SXSW, brands take over

This year's interactive festival is dominated by marketers and corporations with high-priced agendas. Even Oreo cookies are part of the mix.

By March 9, 2013