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On the Day of Its IPO, Here's What Americans Think Alibaba Is [Video] New Yorkers give their best guesses

The Alibaba Group is having its initial public offering today. There is no question the "Amazon of the East" is set to make several people wealthy, including co-founders Jack Ma…

September 19, 2014, 12:07 AM EDT

Larry Ellison Steps Down as Oracle’s CEO Continues on as chairman

Larry Ellison has stepped down from his position as Oracle’s chief executive after a 37-year career. He will now serve as the tech company’s executive chairman and chief technology officer,…

September 18, 2014, 7:27 PM EDT

Facebook Will Get 10% of U.S. Digital Ad Spending in 2014 Research shows social giant's digital dominance

Adults in the United States will spend an average of 6 percent of their total digital media time on Facebook—or 21 minutes every day—and the social media giant captures 10…

September 18, 2014, 5:40 PM EDT

Kin Community's Rosanna Pansino
YouTube Network for Women Raises $12 Million Kin Community eyes Canada for expansion

The YouTube women's network Kin Community has raised $12 million through a Series C funding round, and it will use the cash to hire more talent, add sales staff and…

September 18, 2014, 4:34 PM EDT

Are These YouTube Stars Coming to a Theater Near You? The Smosh Movie strikes worldwide distribution deal with Lionsgate

Lionsgate is betting big on YouTubers and will help distribute the upcoming film, The Smosh Movie, giving a dirt world boost to some popular online stars. For those unfamiliar with the…

September 18, 2014, 4:12 PM EDT

The 5 Best Tweets About Jeter's Gatorade Commercial, From Red Sox Fans Sports drink smooths over longtime rivalry

Not even die-hard Boston Red Sox fans can stop watching Gatorade’s buzzy commercial with the New York Yankee’s Derek Jeter today. The 90-second spot, which launched today and has been viewed more…

September 18, 2014, 4:11 PM EDT

TV Stars Get a 228% Boost in Follow Rate When They Live-Tweet Twitter pays off for tube marketers

If TV marketers are having a hard time getting their stars to live-tweet, maybe this stat will help: Cast members’ accounts get a 228 percent increase in follow after live-tweeting…

September 18, 2014, 2:54 PM EDT

5 Hottest Twitter Innovations From Brands Find a bar by tweeting Heineken, and others

Big name marketers are testing just about any type of interaction on Twitter these days to stand out. While some marketers are bulking up their tweets with buttons to drive sales,…

September 18, 2014, 2:36 PM EDT

Apple-U2 Duet Causes a 41% Drop in Social Sentiment Free album actually leads to a bad week after 38 years of good ones

Apple and U2, both launched in 1976, have each been brought down to earth in the last week in a fashion neither brand has likely experienced. All things considered, they…

September 18, 2014, 1:00 PM EDT

EBay Suffers Another Security Hack User credentials have been stolen

Online auction house eBay has once again come under fire for its slow response to a reported hack that drove its buyers to a phony "Welcome" page that gathered users'…

September 18, 2014, 12:12 PM EDT

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