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  1. World Cup: Germany-Brazil Becomes Most-Discussed Single Sports Game Ever on Twitter

    12:59 am PDT 07/09/2014
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    The 35.6 million tweets during the game compare to the Super Bowl's 24.9 million as social media activity peaked with a record 580,166 tweets per minute. READ MORE

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  2. Streamy Awards Adds Vine, TV Categories

    10:40 pm PDT 07/08/2014
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    The fourth annual live-streamed award show will honor excellence in online video. READ MORE

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  3. Google Says It Will Take 'Some Time' to Fix 'America' Search Results

    2:21 pm PDT 07/08/2014
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    "Our systems have unfortunately confused the title of the movie 'America,' because it's a common term and appears in many movie titles," the giant Internet firm says of Dinesh D'Souza's film. READ MORE

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  4. Vine Star Caught Shouting Gay Slur (Video)

    12:22 pm PDT 07/08/2014
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    Nash Grier, the most followed person on the six-second video app, has been caught making disparaging remarks about gay people in a short clip that surfaced on Sunday. READ MORE

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  5. World Cup: 5 Key Twitter Stats and Gaffes So Far

    10:02 am PDT 07/08/2014
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    The quadrennial soccer ‎tournament has drawn more tweets per minute than the Super Bowl and seen hashflags become a popular feature, but there have also been some corporate social media blunders. READ MORE

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  6. Candy Crush Game Maker Banks on Soda Saga Sequel

    9:57 am PDT 07/08/2014
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    King Digital Entertainment's follow-up to its record-breaking app, set for a global launch this fall, features improved graphics and new in-app purchases. READ MORE

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  7. YouTube Co-Founder Chad Hurley Invests in U.K. Online Video Network Firm Rightster

    7:07 am PDT 07/08/2014
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    He joins the company's advisory committee as it raises money for two acquisitions. READ MORE

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  8. Wimbledon: Men's Final Draws Fewer, Tournament More Tweets Than in 2013

    3:38 am PDT 07/08/2014
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    The London tennis event attracted more than 6 million tweets overall, up from 5.7 million. READ MORE

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  9. Twitter Promotes Katie Jacobs Stanton to Global Media Chief

    3:38 pm PDT 07/07/2014
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    Katie Stanton, previously Twitter's vp international market development, replaces Chloe Sladden, who recently left the post. READ MORE

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  10. Russian Broadcaster CTC Media Sells Content to Hulu

    2:16 pm PDT 07/07/2014
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    Popular Russian TV series will be available on Hulu and Hulu Plus in the U.S. READ MORE

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  11. VFX Vet Marc Weigert Joins Method Studios As President

    10:50 am PDT 07/07/2014
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    UPDATED: Weigert will maintain his stake in Uncharted Territory, which will be run by his partner, Oscar winner Volker Engel. READ MORE

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  12. Disney Accelerator Names First Class of Startups

    9:26 am PDT 07/07/2014
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    Eleven startups will participate in the 15-week program, which includes $120,000 in seed funding. READ MORE

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  13. Drone Equipped With Camera Flies Into Fireworks Show, Footage Goes Viral (Video)

    9:15 am PDT 07/07/2014
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    A videographer strapped a GoPro camera onto a drone to get some incredible close-ups. His video has been viewed nearly 6.5 million times. READ MORE

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  14. Australian Soap Opera 'Neighbours' to Make American Debut on Hulu

    9:06 am PDT 07/07/2014
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    The half-hour drama will premiere July 14 on Hulu and Hulu Plus. READ MORE

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  15. Amazon Adds Steven Soderbergh-Produced Comedy to Third Pilot Season

    6:49 am PDT 07/07/2014
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    The David Gordon Green-directed "Red Oaks" will debut later this year on Amazon Instant Video. READ MORE

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  16. YouTube Re-Negotiating With Indie Record Labels Following Outcry (Report)

    3:27 pm PDT 07/06/2014
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    Indies were rankled most by what appeared to be an ultimatum, with YouTube telling labels it would remove advertisements on their music videos if they refused the contract's terms. READ MORE

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  17. Tesla Crash: Model S May Have Had Shields to Prevent Battery Fire

    9:17 pm PDT 07/05/2014
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    The headline-generating collision in West Hollywood on July 4 involving a stolen Model S sheds light on why no one has yet been killed in a Model S. READ MORE

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  18. 'Opie and Anthony' Host Goes on Racist Tirade

    10:06 pm PDT 07/02/2014
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    UPDATED: SiriusXM DJ Anthony Cumia wrote a flurry of offensive tweets, calling the woman who allegedly attacked him in Times Square an "animal bitch" and saying he hopes she is "shot and killed." READ MORE

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  19. Facebook to Acquire Video Ad Company LiveRail

    5:08 pm PDT 07/02/2014
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    LiveRail's partners include A&E Networks, ABC Family, PBS, BET, Univision and Major League Baseball. READ MORE

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  20. Lindsay Lohan Suing Over 'Grand Theft Auto' Character

    11:47 am PDT 07/02/2014
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    The actress hopes to have better legal luck over a game allegedly referencing "Mean Girls," paparazzi chases and the West Hollywood hotel where she once lived. READ MORE

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  21. Tinder CEO Calls Discrimination Complaint Inaccurate in Staff Email

    11:46 am PDT 07/02/2014
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    Tinder CEO Sean Rad has responded to the lawsuit brought against the dating app by its former vp marketing. READ MORE

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