Facebook Hits a Record High

Thursday morning, the stock market showed its glee over Facebook's second-quarter earnings. The company's shares hit a record high of $76.74 - that's the highest they've gone since Facebook went... |
New Web App Aims to Bring Synapsify's Text Ranking to the Masses

Synapsify, a startup that ranks the best information out there on a given subject so you don't have to, just launched a web-based app that aims to make all that machine learning usable by mere... |
How Apple and Google Plan to Reinvent Healthcare

Mike Dittenber had always wanted to go skydiving. There was only one problem: "At my heaviest I clocked in around 330 pounds," says Dittenber, a technical writer from Michigan. "That's above the... |
Microsoft Reports $23.38B FQ4 Revenue Including $2B In Phone Top Line, Misses With EPS Of $0.55

Today after the bell Microsoft reported its fiscal fourth quarter performance, including revenue for the period of $23.38 billion and earnings per share of $0.55. Analysts had expected the company... |
Facebook's $2B Acquisition Of Oculus Closes, Now Official

Facebook now owns Oculus. The $2 billion acquisition deal of the virtual reality pioneer announced in March has been approved by regulators and today become official. The U.S. FCC's anti-trust... |
Amazon is Testing "Kindle Unlimited," an eBook Subscription Service for $9.99/Month

Amazon is testing an ebook and audiobook subscription service called "Kindle Unlimited" that offers "unlimited access to over 600,000 titles and thousands of audiobooks on any device for just... |
TellApart Buys Freshplum To Chase You With Personalized Shopping Discounts

Promo codes are dangerous. Rather than seducing customers, people already planning to buy will find and use them to knock a few dollars off a retailer's profits. But Google Ventures-backed... |
Sunday's World Cup Final Broke Activity Records on Facebook

Facebook's data team looked at the volume of global conversation around the final match between Germany and Argentina on Sunday and found the World Cup finals match was the biggest sporting event... |
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