Facebook is moving closer to becoming more of a checkbook, at least according to one report.
The Financial Timesreports that Facebook is “weeks away” from gaining regulatory approval in Ireland for a service in which users can store money on the social network and transfer funds to one another.
Day one of Coachella has come and gone, paving the way for a stellar day-two lineup of nearly 30 musical acts — all of which you can watch via the live streams, below
Lorde, fresh off performing with Nirvana at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, is among the many highlights of the day. “Happy” man Pharrell Williams will also entertain the Coachella audience just before headliner Skrillex closes out the night.
The first weekend of Coachella begins Friday, and you don’t have to be anywhere near the music festival to watch the action. Three live streams will bring 30 acts to you
Outkast’s late-night performance, which is billed as a reunion show for the hip-hop duo after a decade away from the road, appears to be the biggest attraction of day one. Other live-streamed acts will be Zedd, Ellie Goulding, Bastille, Girl Talk, AFI, Aloe Blacc and more.
Canada’s tax authority shut down its online tax-filing services on Tuesday night to safeguard taxpayers’ information after the major security bug Heartbleed was exposed.
Canada’s Revenue Agency (CRA) temporarily blocked access to its online tax filing services as a “preventative” measure to “safeguard the integrity of the information we hold,” a spokeswoman told the The Wall Street Journal. The measure was taken as “a precaution until the agency can be sure the risks have been…
OAKLAND, Calif. — The soccer players at Oakland International High School speak 33 languages and come from 32 different countries and, though the beautiful game unites them, they can’t play it the way other kids do because their school lacks a key facility: a pitch
The students, who are refugees, asylees and recent immigrants from far-flung places like Iraq, Afghanistan and Nigeria, have grown fed up with the skinned knees and missed practices that come with playing on asphalt. So they’ve…
Marissa Mayer may soon take a break from acquiring companies and instead acquire some TV shows.
Yahoo is “close” to ordering four high-quality online TV series with budgets of as much as a “few million dollars” per episode, according to a recent report in the Wall Street Journal. This would effectively put Yahoo in competition with a different group of Internet companies, including Netflix, Hulu and Amazon
Think you know who will replace David Letterman? Now you can put your money where your mouth is.
Gambling website Bovada has released its odds for the next host of the Late Show on CBS. Stephen Colbert, who Mashable reported was the frontrunner for the gig, is also Bovada’s favorite at 5/2 — meaning a $1 bet would pay off with $2.50.
You know it’s a good time to be a multichannel YouTube network when you’re acquired for millions by another multichannel YouTube network — which, incidentally, was itself recently acquired for even more millions.
Big Frame was picked up Wednesday for $15 million by Awesomeness TV, which last year was bought by DreamWorks Animation for $33 million (and considerably more, if it hits certain incentive targets).
In 1995, Nintendo released a video game system called the Virtual Boy, which was touted as a virtual reality gaming platform. In short, you would be able to feel as though you were in the environment of every game. This idea, while interesting on paper, was poor in terms of execution and it seemed like no one took a stab at virtual reality in gaming since then. Yes, there might have been rumblings here and there but no company wanted to make another attempt at it.