Twitter had a new idea to shield its users from abuse they face from its other users: A word filter to block out tweets with particular words people don’t want to see. Twitter is rolling out a feature...

Dating app Tinder is rolling out an update on Tuesday that will give match seekers a lot more freedom to describe their gender. The online service is also adding new protections to prevent transgender...

Facebook and Snapchat have helped video boom on mobile phones. Now Pinterest wants in on the action. The search and discovery network launched a native video payer and autoplay videos on Tuesday. That...

Snap, the company previously known as Snapchat, has privately filed documents with the Securities and Exchange Commission for an IPO, according to sources with knowledge of the company’s plans. This...

Facebook will buy back as much as $6 billion in stock from shareholders beginning in the first quarter of 2017, according to a document filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission Friday. Usually...

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg doesn’t think fake news influenced last week’s presidential election. But it turns out he does think fake news is a problem on Facebook, and late Friday night he laid out...

A traditional college education is expensive. LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner also thinks it might be overvalued. “Historically here, there’s been a tremendous amount of weight that’s been given to four-year...

Airbnb has grown to a $30 billion valuation as a global marketplace for home and apartment rentals. Now the company has launched what it hopes can be another growth engine: An “experiences” business...

Northern California media companies now reach two billion people every day, taking billions of dollars in advertising revenue from the East Coast media conglomerates. Silicon Valley is known for tech innovation...

If you want an idea of how seriously Amazon is pursuing the idea of shopping by voice, look no further than the way the executive who runs the initiative describes it on his LinkedIn page: “Amazon 2.0.”...

A mini firestorm erupted today over a report that Apple was purposely limiting the performance of the modem chip in the iPhone 7. Bloomberg reported that Apple was intentionally throttling the performance...

Google has done a much better job combating fake news than Facebook, but there is still a big problem it needs to fix: “newsy” Google search results that seem like they have been editorially approved,...

On the 25th of November is again Black Friday. But where does the term come from and how well are the savings available? You can find everything you need here. Originally an American phenomenon, Black...

Apple wants its iPhone to the tenth anniversary with OLED displays. Due to supply bottlenecks, however, there will be only one of the three iPhone-8 models with this display technology. IPhone 8: OLED...

Chiphersteller Intel may close its department for smart small appliances, many employees are already announced. The departure from the Wearables market had already indicated itself after a product recall. According...