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EBay Bets $240M on Mobile Banking

San Jose, Calif. — EBay Inc. announced Thursday that it has agreed to pay $240 million in cash to acquire Zong, a provider in...

Apple's App Downloads Surpass 15 Billion

San Jose, Calif. — Apple Corp. announced Thursday that over 15 billion apps have been downloaded from its app store from more than 200...

Disney's Iger Says Owners "Committed" To Hulu Sale

Sun Valley, Idaho — Weeks after Hulu’s board began to explore a possible sale, Walt Disney CEO Bob Iger announced at the Allen &...

Gaming Revenue to Exceed $74 Billion in 2011

San Francisco, Calif. — Consumer spending on video game software and hardware is expected to hit $74 billion this year, research group Gartner predicted...

Facebook Partners with Skype

Palo Alto, Calif. — Facebook announced today during a live press conference on their Facebook Live page that they have partnered with Skype to...

Twitter Gets Analytical with BackType

Twitter announced Tuesday that it had acquired analytics startup BackType, a move that AdWeek said will enable the microblogging company to offer more services...

E-mail Spam Decreases 82.22 Percent, Opens Doors To New Virus

Mountain View, Calif. — Symantec, a security software manufacturer for computers, released a chart June 29 in their blog that outlined the decrease in...

Zynga Paid $53.3M for Mobile Gamer Newtoy

San Francisco, Calif. — Zynga ended much speculation when its recent IPO filing disclosed the social gaming firm had paid  $53.3 million for Newtoy,...

Yahoo! Gives Clues

Yahoo! announced the official launch of Yahoo! Clues, a free service designed for serious business like analyzing site traffic and helping advertisers select key words,...

3D TV Sales Projected To Decline in 2011

California — Consumer interest and sales of 3D TVs are estimated to decline in 2011 while sales for connected televisions rise, according to SNL...