Tech

Sign at the entrance of Google offices in Brussels.  (Photo credit should read GEORGES GOBET/AFP/Getty Images)

European Union Threatens To Slap Google With $6 Billion Fine Over Alleged Antitrust Violations

Google is battening down the hatches after the European Union issued a formal list of grievances accusing the Mountain View-based company of abusing its power as the world’s most dominant search engine.

04/16/2015

A french user's Netflix interface. 
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Netflix Shares Shoot Up 20% On Subscriber Growth

Netflix impressed investors with its subscriber growth, and the stock is surging

04/16/2015

Star Wars emojis. (Disney/Twitter)

Twitter Rolls Out #StarWarsEmojis Ahead Of ‘The Force Awakens’ Release

If you thought the Internet had run out of ways to hype the release of the next “Star Wars” movie, you were wrong.

04/16/2015

This September 12, 2013 photo illustration shows the newly designed Yahoo logo seen on a smartphone. Yahoo has refreshed its logo for the first time since the Internet companys founding 18 years ago. The new look unveiled September 4 is part of a makeover that Yahoo Inc. has been undergoing since the Sunnyvale, California company hired Google executive Marissa Mayer to become Yahoos CEO. AFP PHOTO / Karen BLEIER (Photo credit should read KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

New Deal Keeps Yahoo As Microsoft’s Search Engine Partner

Yahoo and Microsoft will keep working together on search, but Yahoo is getting more control over the how its search page looks and works.

04/16/2015

Employees and sellers of the online marketplace Etsy, stand with the CFO Kristina Salen on the floor of the Nasdaq as the company becomes a public company began Thursday morning under the ticker symbol 'ETSY' on April 16, 2015 in New York City. The Brooklyn based marketplace, a site for people to buy and sell crafts and other handmade and vintage items, priced its initial public offering at $16 a share on Wednesday evening. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Shares Of Online Marketplace Etsy Double On 1st Day Of Trading

Shares of online crafts marketplace Etsy are surging in its debut as publicly traded company.

04/16/2015

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Apple’s Chinese Solar Project, US Forest Conservation Gains Greenpeace Recognition

Apple is expanding its environmental efforts by investing in a new Chinese solarpower project and preserving 36,000 acres of “sustainable” timberland in Maine and North Carolina.

04/16/2015

KIIP Rwards System (The Valley Girl Show)

Teenage College Grad’s New Business Rewards You For Playing Mobile Games

Imagine if you got a free cappuccino every time you beat someone in Words With Friends, or $5 off at Safeway every time you reach a new level in Candy Crush Saga. That’s the concept that 19-year-old KIIP CEO and Founder Brian Wong had when he built a company to reward people.

04/15/2015

Pope Francis waves at the faithful on St. Peter's square on April 15, 2014 after his weekly general audience at the Vatican. (Photo by Vincenzo Pinto/Getty Images)

Pope’s iPad Engraved ‘His Holiness Francisco’ Sells For Over $30K

A mystery buyer is now the proud new owner of the Pope’s iPad.

04/15/2015

The 30-year-old, who said he wants to confront income inequality in America, has slashed his own salary and raised the minimum salary at his company to $70,000. (CBS News)

Seattle CEO Cuts His Own Pay To Give Workers $70,000 Minimum Wage Amid Fight Over Income Inequality

While fast food workers across the country and San Francisco are demanding restaurant chains pay them a $28,000 yearly salary, one Seattle CEO is taking matters into his own hands to fight income inequality.

04/15/2015

Guests attend the revealing of the All-New Guitar Hero Live game by Activision on April 14, 2015 in New York City.  (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Activision)

Guitar Hero Launching Comeback Tour With New ‘Live’ Version

Activision is launching a new version of the game called Guitar Hero Live, five years after its last update.

04/15/2015