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Mar 8, 2012 2:48PM ET
"Startup" was the word of the day on Capitol Hill, as the House of Representatives passed the JOBS Act with practically no resistance.
Mar 8, 2012 2:00PM ET
Get out your microscopes, history buffs, because researchers have finally managed to put together a single picture that includes the entire three-by-five-mile wreck site for the HMS Titanic.
Mar 8, 2012 11:00AM ET
What would you do if you had a few hundred million dollars to burn? Whatever you did, you'd certainly never stash it all in a savings account, right?
Mar 8, 2012 8:37AM ET
The Justice Department's warning to Apple about the company's apparent collusion with publishers on e-book pricing couldn't have been better timed.
Mar 7, 2012 4:21PM ET
Every week we're taking a tally of who's getting heard, what they're saying, and why it matters. This week:
Mar 7, 2012 12:28PM ET
Tim Cook unveiled a new iPad with a high-res Retina display, a faster A5X processor and an upgraded camera at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco on Wednesday.
Mar 7, 2012 12:10PM ET
On Tuesday afternoon, Facebook welcomed Israeli president Shimon Peres to its campus, where he spoke to the company's leadership about everything from Israeli's tech industry to the role of social media in promoting world peace.
Mar 7, 2012 10:37AM ET
After James Murdoch's resignation from News International, new revelations ranging from the attempted suicides of staffers to an executive-level conspiracy against the police are adding a macabre layer to an already twisted story.
Mar 7, 2012 8:17AM ET
Less than a week after calling Sandra Fluke a "slut" on the air, Rush Limbaugh ran his mouth again on Tuesday, calling investigative journalist Tracie McMillan a "babe", an "authorette" and, more broadly, one of "these single white women."
Mar 6, 2012 5:14PM ET
We hate to spoil your spring, but all of that positive progress the stock market made toward getting the Dow Jones Industrial Average breaking 13,000 seems a little premature after the bottom fell out on Tuesday.
Mar 6, 2012 4:26PM ET
A week after The Wall Street Journal boldly declared that Google+ was a ghost town, Google offered The New York Times a different version of the story.
Mar 6, 2012 2:42PM ET
Now that over a dozen companies have bailed on Rush Limbaugh after he called Sandra Fluke a "slut" on air, a couple of new companies are swooping in to buy up that abandoned air time.
Mar 6, 2012 1:38PM ET
Given its history of offering free services in exchange for runnings ads alongside them, Google is taking a step towards the pay-to-play model with the launch of its new iTunes equivalent: Google Play.
Mar 6, 2012 12:57PM ET
As fanboys and girls anticipate Apple's big iPad announcement on Wednesday, you're probably looking down at your scratched iPhone and starting to feel like it's kind of tired.
Mar 6, 2012 10:07AM ET
The Federal Bureau of Investigation says that they've identified and arrested all of the key members of the now defunct hacktivist group LulzSec thanks to the clandestine cooperation of the group's chief who told many of Anonymous's secrets.
Mar 5, 2012 4:37PM ET
President Obama and his administration have decided to move the G8 summit from the Windy City to Camp David, that wooded retreat in Maryland.
Mar 5, 2012 4:19PM ET
Despite the fact that China's been cast in the role of an economic boogieman—last month, Mitt Romney called the country a cheat and a job-thief at an appearance in Ohio—the country's economy is actually slowing down.
Mar 5, 2012 2:05PM ET
Sen. John McCain will call on a repeat performance of the kind of military operation that dislodged Muammar Qaddafi from Libya in Syria, asking the U.S. military to begin air strikes to protect Syrian opposition forces.
Mar 5, 2012 11:55AM ET
BuzzFeed's newest vertical, a tech news section called FWD, looks great with its nice grey logo and BuzzFeed-y layout. But we're not sure the coverage so far goes beyond gimmick.
Mar 5, 2012 10:18AM ET
Bloomberg seems very excited about its newfangled "Bloomberg Billionaires Index" which, like Forbes' "The World's Billionaire List" before it, serves mainly as a reminder of how much money you don't have.
Mar 2, 2012 4:49PM ET
The rash of twisters wreaking havoc on the South this week has apparently claimed an entire town in Southern, Indiana. Clark County Sheriff's Department Maj. Chuck Adamstold reporters that the town of Marysville is "completely gone."
Mar 2, 2012 3:50PM ET
It's hard not to make a cheesy pun about Facebook friending practically all of the major banks on Wall Street for its upcoming mammoth of an initial public offering.
Mar 2, 2012 2:36PM ET
Put on your slippers and run downstairs, fanboys and girls, because it's like Christmas morning for iPad lovers who've been waiting for details about their toy.
Mar 2, 2012 2:14PM ET
The founders of Yelp, the same company that rejected a $500 million acquisition offer from Google two years ago, must be feeling absolutely fantastic about their first day trading on the stock market. But Google hasn't given up trying to take over the listings business.
Mar 2, 2012 1:54PM ET
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is touting his ability to use military power against Iran in the near future, telling Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, "Like any sovereign country, we reserve the right to defend ourselves against a country that calls and works for our destruction."
Mar 1, 2012 6:29PM ET
Even if you haven't heard of the upcoming Internet TV project Aereo, you can probably sympathize with the consortium of studios that isn't happy about a competitor profiting off of the content they worked hard to produce.
Mar 1, 2012 5:04PM ET
Even though it's not a full review, you can tell from the tone of New York Times food critic Pete Wells's latest blog post that he doesn't mind writing a scathing thing or two about the restaurants his predecessor fawned over.
Mar 1, 2012 4:33PM ET
The entire United Nations Security Council is doing something about the increasingly horrific situation in Syria.
Mar 1, 2012 3:33PM ET
The data dependent army of tweeters are fuming over AT&T's announcing that it will cap its unlimited data plans.
Mar 1, 2012 3:08PM ET
Shirley Sherrod deserves high praise for speaking with such fairness and empathy about Andrew Breitbart's unexpected death on Thursday.