Facebook on Tuesday began letting marketing messages slip past ad-blocking software on desktop computers.
The United States, Japan and 10 other countries have requested a UN investigation of North Korea's ballistic missile tests in a move that could lead to targeted sanctions, according to a joint letter obtained by AFP on Wednesday.
Yahoo sealed a deal Monday to sell its core business to telecom giant Verizon for $4.8 billion, ending a two-decade run as an independent company for the internet pioneer. The agreement announced by the two companies after months of negotiations comes following a years-long decline for the iconic firm that introduced many people around the world to the internet.
Metro officials kicked-off the agency's bike-share program today with nearly 300 bicyclists -- including Mayor Eric Garcetti -- riding out of Grand Park to several bike stations sprinkled throughout downtown Los Angeles.
The JPL-managed Juno spacecraft is on its first full day orbiting Jupiter today after completing a 1.7-billion-mile odyssey lasting almost five years on a mission scientists hope will give them insight into the makeup of the planet and the origins of the solar system.
BlackBerry on Tuesday said that it is killing off its Classic smartphone with a physical keyboard as part of an effort to modernize its lineup.
Facebook said Tuesday it has signed a series of deals to pay celebrities and media companies to produce content for its new live video streaming service.
Beverly Hills joins cities around the globe with the official ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Pilot Bike Share program and demonstration. The City Council kicked-off the program Tuesday in front of the North Crescent Drive-South Santa Monica Boulevard corner of City Hall.
Facebook on Tuesday denied allegations from a former news curator that it scrubs its site of articles by and about political conservatives.