Shortly after midnight Pacific time on October 6, 2010, a new app built by a small team went live on Apple's App Store. Right away, they noticed people abroad signing up for the app, called Instagram; by 6 a.m. the startup was so overwhelmed with traffic that its servers reportedly melted down.
In its latest marketing stunt, Burger King is offering travelers whose flights are delayed free Impossible Whoppers.
HQ Trivia brought joy -- and some cash -- to millions of people, but despite the game's virality, the start-up behind it struggled. Now, that company, HQ, is trying to make a comeback with new games and a subscription service.
Bumble founder Whitney Wolfe Herd is used to bucking traditions.
Facebook's stock took a dive on Thursday following a report that federal regulators may seek to prevent the company from more tightly integrating its social media products.
"Siri, call 911." That's what a man in Charles City, Iowa yelled after his car plunged into an icy river.Gael Salcedo, 18, was on his way to North Iowa Area Community College when his Jeep hit a patch of ice…
Technology is a blessing and a curse for the modern office worker. Lightning-fast computers make the impossible possible. But constant distraction and friction slows work down.
Russian President Vladimir Putin signed a law on Monday that will require manufactures of smartphones, computers, and Smart TVs to install Russian software on them before they can be sold in the country.
Just getting out of a tough relationship and looking for a distraction? This new travel app might be for you.
Apple is facing a backlash from Ukraine after marking the disputed territory of Crimea as a part of Russia in its apps for Russian users.
The video starts with a teenager offering eyelash curling advice to her followers. But this is no ordinary beauty tip.
Huawei CEO and founder Ren Zhengfei believes his company can still become the world's top smartphone brand, even if it remains cut off from Google's software and apps.
The Chinese company behind the social media phenomenon TikTok might try to conquer the competitive world of music streaming services next.
The majority of Americans live paycheck to paycheck, and getting paid every two weeks can lead to problems when unexpected bills show up. But help is now on the way.
It was 2 a.m. and John Martin and his family had finally arrived at their cabin in Lake Tahoe only to discover they were locked out. Martin had forgotten the keys.
The lead developers behind social media tools like Instagram Stories and Boomerang left their jobs to build new features for the very tools they created.
Facebook is taking another step to tie its massive social media applications more closely together at a time when there are mounting calls for the company to be broken up.
Three middle schoolers were charged in connection with a
Bumble's embattled owner is getting acquired by investment firm Blackstone.
Apple redesigned the web pages of its privacy policies Wednesday, its latest effort to distinguish itself from its personal data-selling competitors.
Dozens of third-party apps may have had access to certain Facebook user data for months after the company moved to place limits on that information, the social media giant said on Tuesday.
Visitors to China can now access the country's massive cashless economy.
Chinese-owned social video app TikTok followed the lead of other, bigger social media companies Monday and turned down an invitation to testify in Congress, drawing scathing criticism from Republicans.
Following promises of more transparency, Facebook has a colorful logo that nods to how change is underway at the company and its subsidiaries.