Category: Business
Facebook is going to start showing ads in the middle of its videos and sharing the money with publishers

Facebook is going to start showing ads in the middle of its videos and sharing the money with publishers

Mark Zuckerberg has been building a video empire. Time to turn it into a business. Facebook wants to show more ads to people who watch its videos and start making money for ...

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Facebook is so, so close to 2 billion users

Facebook is so, so close to 2 billion users

Early on Wednesday, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg penned a post on his decision to enlist 3,000 more people to monitor violent and other inappropriate videos on his social network. ...

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If Fox News can’t tolerate sexual harassers anymore, the rest of America has no excuse

If Fox News can’t tolerate sexual harassers anymore, the rest of America has no excuse

For more than a decade, Fox News' Bill O'Reilly seemed untouchable. Even when a former producer accused him of sexual harassment back in 2004, O'Reilly's alleged sleaziness ...

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Three companies that disrupt the system every day

Three companies that disrupt the system every day

No one ever said you had to go by the book. In a world where everyone’s doing a slight variation on the same thing, you’ve got to hand it to the companies that challenge the way ...

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Facebook to unleash a free version of its Slack killer, Workplace

Facebook to unleash a free version of its Slack killer, Workplace

Facebook wants to be your Slack, now, too. The behemoth social network has made a "coming soon"-style announcement to tout a free version of its Workplace service, a tool for ...

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Massachusetts got stricter about background checks, and 8,000 Uber drivers failed

Massachusetts got stricter about background checks, and 8,000 Uber drivers failed

As cities and states continue to battle Uber and Lyft over regulations, Massachusetts just gave us a peek at what it would look like if every single one of them got serious about ...

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Moto is the dad of tech companies right now thanks to this embarrassing rap video

Moto is the dad of tech companies right now thanks to this embarrassing rap video

In trying to remain relevant, Moto — the tech company that brought us the beautiful Razr — did something super awkward and embarrassing instead. Moto, formerly known as ...

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Google’s plan to root out hateful videos with artificial intelligence

Google’s plan to root out hateful videos with artificial intelligence

Google has an answer for all the brands worried that its automated systems are placing ads on offensive YouTube videos: smarter machines. The search giant said Monday that it's ...

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Apple may have become self-sufficient in producing graphics for iPhones and iPads

Apple may have become self-sufficient in producing graphics for iPhones and iPads

Apple is ending its decade-long licensing agreement with UK-based firm Imagination Technologies in a move that reaffirms the company’s efforts to assume better control over the ...

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Amazon is recruiting social media celebrities to start their own stores on its site

Amazon is recruiting social media celebrities to start their own stores on its site

Amazon is seeking social media celebrities. The online shopping giant quietly launched a new program this week in which influencers with "large followings" can apply to host ...

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