Who will buy the Los Angeles Clippers if racist owner Donald Sterling is pushed out, as NBA Commissioner Adam Silver intends to do? Oprah Winfrey and Larry Ellison are among the many well-monied names being bandied about.
But of all the people who might-could-maybe become Clippers owners, one is more fun to consider than all the rest: Bombastic boxing megastar Floyd Mayweather, Jr., who on Wednesday told Mashable more about his interest in the team.
The United States government puts hundred of billions toward military spending to fighting terrorism each year, but it’s also putting social media to work combating Al-Qaeda and other extremists. In a report released today, the US State Department… …read more
Facebook unveiled a slew of new products and initiatives at the company’s F8 developer conference keynote on Wednesday, nearly all of them developer-related
Mark Zuckerberg kicked off the event with a few remarks but left most of the talking to other Facebook execs who focused on topics like building apps, growing a mobile audience, and then monetizing that audience. There was an emphasis on helping app developers get off the ground and work alongside Facebook in the process
Facebook has made great strides in mobile over the past 24 months, and the recent acquisition of Parse — along with its simple tools for helping new apps get off the ground fast — only deepened the company’s commitment to growing with mobile …
Who would have thought a social network announcing that it had topped 250 million active users would be seen as such bad news?
On Tuesday afternoon, Twitter revealed that it had 255 million monthly active users in the first three months of this year, an increase of 14 million users from the previous quarter and a gain of more than 50 million users from the same quarter a year earlier. While that might sound like a lot in the aggregate, user growth measured on a year-over-year basis continues to slow.
Look, we get it: wearable tech is big business these days. We also get that childhood obesity is a serious problem. That’s why it’s literally no surprise that the folks at Leapfrog are jumping on the nascent child wearables bandwagon with the… …read more
Brazil and FC Barcelona star Dani Alves drew worldwide acclaim on Sunday when he took a bite out of a banana that a fan threw on the field during an away match against Spanish team Villarreal. Racist taunts, including bananas and other references to monkeys, are an all-too-common way some European …
Those longstanding rumors of Sprint hoping to buy T-Mobile USA may soon come to fruition: Bloomberg sources claim that Sprint has met with six lending banks in preparation for a takeover bid. There aren’t any financing deals in place just yet,… …read more
As the South Korean ferry Sewol began to sink on April 16, some of the 325 high school students onboard captured their last minutes on video.
Television producer Choi Seung-ho called the video the “most heartbreaking scene I have seen in my 27-year broadcasting career,” before he introduced it on a website run by the Korea Center for Investigative Journalism, New York Times reported.