When technology companies start venture capital arms, it's typically because they have massive balance sheets and need to find productive ways to put idle cash to work.
Facebook has become a major driver of traffic to news websites in recent years, but now the social network is making a play to host some of that content on its own site, and give its publishers a share of the advertising revenues.
Mobile internet army, prepare to lift up your virtual pitchforks once more: Twitter is the latest social network to test videos that play automatically in its mobile apps.
Instagram has launched a new spin-off app, Layout, to help people create collages of their images before sharing them on social networks.
A Facebook user is taking his privacy campaign to the European Union’s highest court to prevent US intelligence agencies gaining access to his personal data.
Taking players to a stunning animated world, Ori sets the task of guiding its eponymous hero – a diminutive sprite – to help save the mystical forest he calls home.
Visual novels are a hard sell in the west, the largely Japanese genre being barely a step above choose-your-own-adventure books. The minimal interactivity and reams of text often prove an instant turn-off for many players, so this effort to enliven them seems worthy of attention.
The PlayStation 4 and Xbox One are likely to be the last dedicated games consoles as we know them, according to the boss of Twitch TV.
Apple has been valued at more than $1tn – almost three times as much as Google, the US’s second most valuable company.
Mark Zuckerberg has a gargantuan social network.
Episodic games have proliferated in recent years but, until now, have broadly conformed to a specific blueprint in which storyline has taken precedence over gameplay.
Shareholders engage heated debate of whether Yahoo CEO should stay or leave, as activist investors press for change.