Social Network

  • Facebook's $16 billion IPO one of world's largest
    5-17-2012_49451_l 2012-05-17 22:00:01 UTC
    NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook's initial public offering of stock is shaping up to be one of the largest ever. The world's definitive online social network is raising at least $16 billion, a big windfall for a company that began eight years ago with no ...
  • Companies ask: Does advertising on Facebook pay?
    Untitled 2012-05-17 01:43:33 UTC
    NEW YORK (AP) — Responding to extraordinary demand, Facebook said Wednesday that it would sell more stock in the company's initial public offering. But ahead of the IPO, a debate emerged between two of the nation's largest automakers: Does it pay ...
  • Facebook raises IPO price as offering nears
    Facebook_poll_1084467f 2012-05-15 19:59:49 UTC
    NEW YORK (AP) — Already expected to be the largest-ever initial public offering for an Internet company, Facebook is making its IPO even bigger. The world's largest online social network on Tuesday increased the planned price range for its stoc...
  • Facebook gives more details on mobile usage
    Untitled 2012-05-10 04:11:41 UTC
    NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook says the number of people logging in is continuing to grow more quickly than the number of ads delivered. This is in part because more people are using Facebook on mobile devices, where it shows a very small number of a...
  • Yahoo escalates patent battle with Facebook
    Yahoo-escalates-patent-war-with-facebook_l 2012-04-28 04:49:32 UTC
    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo is bringing out more artillery in its patent battle with Facebook. It is adding new allegations of intellectual property theft to its six-week-old lawsuit against Facebook. In court papers filed Friday, Yahoo Inc. now...
  • Facebook reports lower 1Q net income
    Facebook-money1 2012-04-23 19:56:18 UTC
    NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is reporting, ahead of its initial public offering, expected in May, that its first-quarter net income fell as its revenue rose by comparison with a year earlier. Facebook Inc. said in a regulatory filing on Monday that...
  • Hundreds of thousands may lose Internet in July
    Internet_access_neon_sign 2012-04-20 18:20:10 UTC
    WASHINGTON (AP) — For computer users, a few mouse clicks could mean the difference between staying online and losing Internet connections after early July. The problem started when international hackers ran an online advertising scam to take co...
  • Top U.S. colleges to offer free classes online
    2012-04-18t145925z_1_cbre83h15n400_rtroptp_2_usreport-us-usa-college-online 2012-04-18 16:54:35 UTC
    (Reuters) - Five prestigious U.S. universities will create free online courses for students worldwide through a new, interactive education platform dubbed Coursera, the founders announced Wednesday. The two founders, both professors of computer...
  • Global cyber arms race engulfing Web - Defense official
    439x 2012-04-11 00:58:37 UTC
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A global cyber arms race is engulfing the Internet and the best way to counter the rapidly escalating threat is combining the efforts of U.S. agencies, private firms and international allies, cyber security officials said on...
  • Mona Lisa doesn't need Google Art Project
    6a00d8341c630a53ef0168e9d45a5f970c-600wi 2012-04-10 06:05:51 UTC
    LAT- Since Google Art Project launched, art lovers have been asking why the world's most famous painting -- Leonardo Da Vinci's "Mona Lisa" -- isn't included on the site that features digitized images of works from select museum collections around...
  • Facebook to buy Instagram for $1 billion
    120409_instagram_hmed_1147p.photoblog500 2012-04-10 04:56:18 UTC
    SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook will pay $1 billion in cash and stock for Instagram, a 2-year-old photo-sharing application developer, in its largest-ever acquisition just months before the No. 1 social media website is expected to go public. ...
  • Mike Flynn Seeks Immunity To Testify
    President_barack_obama-1 2017-03-31 03:01:29 UTC
    <blockquote><h2>Former national security adviser may know details of Russia ties</h2> <h3>President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser Michael Flynn is reportedly willing to testify about the Trump team’s ties with Russia in exchan...
  • Romney criticizes Biden on consulate attack
    Rising_sea_levels_amid_hurricane_threats 2012-10-13 04:17:53 UTC
    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Broadening his attack on administration foreign policy, Mitt Romney accused Vice President Joe Biden on Friday of "doubling down on denial" in a dispute over security at a diplomatic post in Libya that was overrun by terrorist...
  • EU sent inspectors to examine Spain deficit figures
    Gunfire_erupted_inside_a_packed_nightclub_in_cincinnati__ohio 2012-03-13 17:10:08 UTC
    Inspectors from the European Commission have been in Spain to evaluate its 2011 budget deficit after the numbers came in much higher than expected, the EU executive said on Friday. Spain said at the end of February that its budget deficit was 8....