| Sep 12, 2013
| 2:00 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Coming soon to Facebook: A new feature to upload and watch video clips.
Facebook is testing a new tool that will automatically play video clips without sound in the News Feed. A user will have to tap or click on the video to make it...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 10:09 AM
Jay-Z’s video for the “Holy Grail” track from his “Magna Carta Holy Grail” album has now made it to YouTube following its 24-hour exclusive premiere on Facebook, a move that’s heightened Facebook’s profile as a...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 12:27 PM
Don't trifle with fans of Taylor Swift. That seems to be the message delievered to Abercrombie & Fitch after the company offered T-shirts bearing the message "# more boyfriends than t.s.," a nod to the singer's much-talked-about dating history....
| Aug 11, 2013
| 5:00 PM
On Jan. 8, his 66th birthday, David Bowie surprised music fans around the world with the announcement that he'd secretly completed a new studio album.
This was a big deal — the first record in a decade from a legendary rock star more or less...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 5:00 AM
In the typical life of a viral video, a reality show mishap becomes a YouTube clip, which then reaches the masses online.
Uncommon Content, a New York filmmaker, is betting it can do the opposite.
Uncommon, which produces the Reserve Channel on...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 8:53 AM
In technology, companies are unveiling new products almost every day, touting each as if it were the one device that will truly change the world.
Rarely is that true, and for every big hit there are many misses.
For whatever reason -- perhaps a...
| Aug 15, 2013
| 2:35 PM
A YouTube app that returned for the Windows Phone this week didn't stay there long. It was taken down by Microsoft after YouTube said the update still violated its terms of service.
"Google [which owns YouTube] is blocking our updated YouTube app for...
| Jun 23, 2013
There are 140 or so miles of highway between the heart of Chicago and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. It's not the most exciting stretch of road unless you look at it as an asphalt umbilical cord.
Coming to terms with the fact that its...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 11:34 AM
After the Supreme Court's rulings Wednesday in favor of marriage equality, many Silicon Valley tech giants joined in the celebrations.
Apple, which in 2008 donated $100,000 to fight California's same-sex marriage ban, told AllThingsD that it strongly...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 6:00 AM
MENLO PARK, Calif. -- Can Instagram be to video what it is to photographs?
Facebook is counting on it.
The giant social network is expected to announce Thursday that its popular photo-sharing app Instagram is adding video.
Instagram, which has...
| Feb 6, 2013
Al Gore hails from Tennessee, but when he comes to California next week, he'll be coming back to his spiritual home. In 2000, Californians gave him a double-digit lead — 1.3 million votes — over George W. Bush for president. His documentary,...
| Dec 20, 2012
| 4:32 PM
Some wingnuts on Twitter have interpreted my silence so far about the independent Accountability Review Board's report reviewing the attack on the U.S. mission in Benghazi as a reluctance to engage this topic again in light of the conclusions of......