NEW YORK (AP) - Pinterest is allowing small businesses and corporations to create official accounts, a move that could be an early step toward profitability.
Pinterest Inc. burst onto the tech scene last year, appealing to designers, wedding planners, chefs and anyone else who likes to collect and
By BARBARA ORTUTAYAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Facebook's stock is up more than 7 percent despite expectations that it would fall because more than 850 million additional shares in the company are being freed up for sale.
Shares of Facebook Inc. are up $1.48, or 7.5 percent, at $21.
VIENNA (AP) - A court in Austria has upheld a Facebook ban for state broadcaster ORF after the country' broadcast regulators ruled that its statutes do not allow it a presence on the social media site.
The Administrative Court was acting on an appeal from ORF, which challenged the regulators
By The Associated Press
NEW TOOLS: Party officials have embraced social media, hoping it can help guide public opinion and stir up excitement about this week's staid and scripted leadership transition summit.
EXAMPLES: Typical posts include pictures of grinning delegates on Tiananmen Square
LONDON (AP) - The beleaguered BBC is asking its staff to tone down the tweets.
Britain's national broadcaster is in crisis over its bungled reporting of a child sex-abuse scandal. Its top executive has resigned, two more have temporarily stepped down and others are facing disciplinary
By VERENA DOBNIKAssociated Press
NEW YORK (AP) - Kate and Warren Sherwood had to think quickly about what to take when Superstorm Sandy's surge flooded their barrier island and caused five houses on their block to burn to the ground. Luckily for their two black cats, Schwartz and Scooter,
By ALEXA OLESENAssociated Press
BEIJING (AP) - During China's last party congress, the cadres in charge of the world's most populous nation didn't know a hashtag from a hyperlink. But five years on, there's a new message from Beijing: The political transition will be
HUFFINGTON POST - Occupy Wall Street movement supporters were outraged by the bank bailout. Now they want to start a bailout that people can actually get behind.
Dubbed the Rolling Jubilee, Occupiers have created a program to buy distressed consumer debt and then erase it. That will "
By ANICK JESDANUNAP Technology Writer
NEW YORK (AP) - Superstorm Sandy convinced me that I should do something new: raise money toward hurricane relief. If it weren't for the ease of nudging my friends and family to contribute by way of social media and online fundraising tools, I'm not
BAY ST. LOUIS, Miss. (AP) - The man who integrated the University of Mississippi says he's troubled and confused by the protest there against President Barack Obama's re-election.
But James Meredith tells WLOX-TV (http://bit.ly/RtAoXJ ) students shouldn't get sidetracked by what he