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Funding for U.S. startup companies soared 57 percent in the first quarter to a level not seen since 2001, as venture capitalists piled more money into a growing number of deals, according to a report due out Friday.
Loves to start a conversation ... William Shatner enjoys live tweeting about sci-fi television shows, and the actors love him doing it too.
So the news broke recently that yes, Mrs. Doubtfire 2 is underway. 21 years after the Chris Columbus-directed original became a wild success and helped propel Robin Williams' career further into "Dramedy" territory, someone thinks it's a good idea to try and compete with the Madea franchise.
Turkey's government said on Thursday it still hopes Twitter will open an office in the country, a day after the social networking site ruled out any such move.
The two companies are now talking to media agencies to get brands involved in what ITV sees as a social media experiment with huge potential.
On Wednesday, the Twitter account for Mike Dickinson , the Virginia Democrat who sought to take the House seat currently held by Rep. Eric Cantor , R-Va., was deleted after he called the Tea Party an "anti-American virus."
After promising that her new single would be coming "sooner than you think," Ariana Grande has now revealed a few more details about the song.
The US Airways employee responsible for sending out a pornographic tweet Monday will not be fired, the company said, because it was a mistake.
A tweet tagged #WatchOnSky turns the tweet into a remote control that lets you watch or record the show in question.
Whether you need to promote your brand, share event pictures, connect with your clients or create a buzz, social media marketing is a necessity and not an option any more.
Yahoo Inc barely managed to expand its core advertising business in the first quarter despite Chief Executive Marissa Mayer 's two-year effort to revive growth at the Internet pioneer.
Her Tuesday night "Bangerz" tour concert at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Mo., has been canceled, according to a statement from the arena.
"Tattarrattat" is the longest word in the Oxford English Dictionary. The word was coined by James Joyce in his 1922 book "Ulysses" to describe a knock on the door.
The Tribeca Film Festival is now a teenager. And like most teens, its eyes are on a lot of screens.
FORTUNE This morning Twitter acquired Gnip , a social data company, for an undisclosed amount.
Twitter Inc. said Tuesday that Gnip has already played a "crucial role" in collecting and digesting the public data that people share on its short messaging service.