Facebook Tops 2.5 Million Active Advertisers, Adds TV-Like Ad Buying

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Marchex Announces Chief Revenue Officer Senior VP, Customer Evangelist Hires

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Facebook, eyeing TV dollars, rolls out new ad products

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Facebook Inc. introduced a slate of new advertising products on Sunday, most of which are aimed at luring television advertisers onto the 1.5-billion user social network. The advertising options, most of which will also be available on Facebook-owned Instagram, are designed to take advantage of the social network's strengths on mobile devices....

Viral dog 'Manny the Frenchie' comes to Portland for charity

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Manny the Frenchie is the most followed bulldog on social media, boasting more than one million Facebook page likes and more than 800 thousand Instagram followers. Manny traveled from his home in Chicago to Portland to help raise money for the Pacific Northwest Bulldog Rescue ....

Biowars Games, Comics Make Immunology Accessible (Exclusive)

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PM Modi at Facebook: 'Like' all the way

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SAN JOSE: It was "Like" all the way. Facebook headquarters in Silicon Valley provided Prime Minister Narendra Modi the perfect platform to showcase his social media skills and vision for Digital India with a townhall meeting where he and his host Mark Zuckerberg shared intimate stories that hit all the right buttons....

War on IS a focus of UN General Assembly amid stalemate

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When worl... . FILE - This picture released on July 13, 2015 by the Rased News Network, a Facebook page affiliated with Islamic State militants, shows an Islamic State militant sniper in position during a battle against Syrian gover... ....

Indian leader Narendra Modi arrives for whirlwind Silicon Valley visit

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A crowd of adoring supporters welcomed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi when he landed at Mineta San Jose International Airport just after noon on Saturday, opening a historic weekend visit meant to spark business and technology ties between Silicon Valley and the world's most populous democracy. As his Air India jumbo jet landed, a few hundred...

Pope pets: Cute animals celebrate #PopeinPhilly

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At least that's what we're surmising by the abundance of photos of pets dressed in papal regalia that have adorned Twitter, Facebook and Instagram in the past few days....

Facebook chief announces project to connect refugee camps to the Internet

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A woman carries child while crossing a border from Croatia near the village of Zakany, Hungary, on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2015....

Merkel Confronts Facebook's Zuckerberg Over Policing Hate Posts

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel confronted Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Officer Mark Zuckerberg on how his company is progressing in efforts to curtail racist posts, after her government complained the social network wasn't doing enough to crack down on recent xenophobic outbursts. Attending a luncheon on the sidelines of a United Nations...

Mark Zuckerberg, Gates make bid for universal Internet access

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United Nations, Sep 26 : Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and Microsoft billionaire Bill Gates today threw their weight and resources behind the goal of bringing Internet access to everyone in the world by 2020. The pledge is part of a United Nations effort to eradicate extreme poverty by 2030, a goal set on Friday during a special summit at the...

Outrage at Indian PM's Visit

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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks during a joint press conference with Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny at Government Buildings, Dublin, Ireland, Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2015....

Sierra Madre water treatment system broke, discolored water complaints rise

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SIERRA MADRE >> The city sent notices to residents Friday, saying an increase in yellow-water complaints are the result of a break in the water treatment plant. “Portions of the city are experiencing an increase in water discoloration due to the temporary shutdown of the water treatment system that had been somewhat effective in...

Tech CEOs among guests at state dinner

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A high-wattage collection of Hollywood studio chiefs and technology big-wigs convened at the White House Friday for a state dinner in honor of Chinese President Xi Jinping, even as cybertheft of American trade secrets remains a major point of contention between Washington and Beijing. The White House invited marquee names from Silicon Valley,...

Scott McNealy's Wayin gets $15.4M from investors including SAP's Plattner

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Wayin, the latest venture from ex-Sun Microsystems CEO Scott McNealy, got a considerable boost Friday with a fresh $15.4 million infusion from big-name investors including SAP co-founder Hasso Plattner. Also participating in the round, which was led by an undisclosed new investor, were David Duffield, founder of PeopleSoft and co-founder and...

How to Set And Achieve Your Goals on Twitter

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Social Media Jobs: Hearst Digital, LIU – University Center

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Rare visit by Indian prime minister enthralls Silicon Valley

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" For a change, Silicon Valley is buzzing about something besides a sleek new device, mind-bending breakthrough or precocious billionaire. A rare visit by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi this weekend has captivated his extensive fan club in the area and commanded the attention of major U.S. technology companies eager to extend their reach into...

Liam Lyburd jailed for life for 'chilling' Newcastle College massacre plot

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A judge has jailed a teenager for life after deciding it was "only a matter of time" before the loner carried out a massacre at his former college. Liam Lyburd, 19, had amassed a fearsome arsenal of pipe bombs, a Glock semi-automatic pistol, 94 expanding bullets, a machete and a "kill bag", and planned revenge on Newcastle College after it kicked...

Facebook updates a long-ignored feature

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Facebook's experimental makeover of Notes, the features that lets you write nicely-formatted long posts, was apparently a success. Now the social network is making its redesign official, Facebook revealed Friday....