SAN FRANCISCO -- Facebook shares rose Thursday on news that the giant social network will be added to the Standard & Poor’s 500 index next week.
New Web Pub Focuses on ‘American Renewal’ and Compelling Readers to Act
If you’re looking for something other than cute animals or faux civil rights controverseries to inspire you on the internet, it’s arrived. It’s called NationSwell, a new media company that focuses on good things. Forget if it bleeds, it leads; NationSwell’s headlines are abou
If it turns out to be a slow news day, you can always tune into Sagework’s free, hour long, webinar today at 2pm EST. Last month, we wrote about their resources for journalists to better read financial documents. Today, Chairman Brian Hamilton will continue on that theme in the webinar on
Even without all the revelations of digital government spying coming out of leaked documents from Edward Snowden, 2013 will likely go down in the books as a tipping point away from the old online adage: “On the Internet, nobody knows you’re a dog.”
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We’ve already discussed how the media is increasingly turning to crowdfunding as a source of financing. The Magazine, an all-digital pub focused on non-fiction reporting and essays (about a variety of geeky topics), is the latest outlet to hop on the crowdfunding bandwagon.
Oculus Raises $75 Million for the VR Goggles of the Future
Virtual reality startup Oculus, the company behind the much-hyped Rift VR headset, has landed $75 million in Series B funding.
What is the center of the Bitcoin universe? With a completely decentralized digital currency like Bitcoin, it's hard to say, but today, Silicon Valley took a serious step toward claiming those bragging rights. That's because one of the Valley's most important venture capitalist firms, Andressen Horo
The makers of Loop say they've come up with a way to use your phone itself at any point-of-sale terminal where you would otherwise swipe a credit card -- and the merchant behind the counter doesn't have to install any new hardware or software to let you do it.