Marissa Mayer: finally has something to crow about. Photograph: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Marissa Mayer finally has something to crow about as Yahoo reported a robust third-quarter performance this week, breaking a long pattern of revenue d(...)

Bethany Mota: The blogger, who makes fashion videos from her California bedroom, has a Hollywood talent agency and lawyer, plus two publicists. photograph: taylor hill/filmmagic

A few months ago, CBS Films wanted Bethany Mota, an 18-year-old video blogger, to make a cameo appearance in the movie The Duff and tell her 7.2 milli(...)

Jonah Paretti, left, founder and chief executive of BuzzFeed with Ben Smith, editor in chief, at offices in New York, last week. The website BuzzFeed plans to use a new $50 million investment to, among other things, introduce new content sections, create an in-house incubator for new technology and potential acquisitions, and put far more resources toward BuzzFeed Motion Pictures. Photograph: Chang W. Lee/The New York Times

Here are three insights about BuzzFeed, the viral content startup: 1. BuzzFeed is a web traffic sensation that draws 150 million average monthly view(...)

Headquartered in Boulder, Gnip also has offices in San Francisco, New York and Washington DC

Twitter has acquired social data provider and long-term partner Gnip for an undisclosed sum. Founded in Boulder, Colarado in 2008, Gnip w(...)

What is Heartbleed? A major threat to the web; catastrophic; the w(...)

A newly discovered bug in widely used web encryption technology has made data on many of the world’s major websites vulnerable to theft by hac(...)

At Chanel, Karl Lagerfeld (above, with model Cara Delevingne) had the Grand Palais mocked up to look like a French hypermarket. Photograph: Stephane Mahe/Reuters

When one thinks of high fashion, one imagines a world of luxury, excess and a beauty that could reduce the most stony-faced person to sobs. For the(...)

The cast of ‘Girls’: Twelve hours after it premiered in the US on HBO, the pay-to-view station released the first two episodes of the comedy series free to watch on YouTube.

So HBO and now Sky are on YouTube. It’s not so much a truce as a you scratch my back I’ll scratch yours acceptance by TV networks that the video strea(...)

There are some shades on the pop spectrum which never go out of fashion. September Girls dig their sound from those vintage long shadows. A five-st(...)

Henrique de Castro, the high-profile executive Yahoo chief operating officer Marissa Mayer poached from Google Inc to become Yahoo’s chief operating officer shortly after she took the helm, will be leaving today after about a year on the job. Photograph: Sebastien Nogier/Reuters

Yahoo chief executive Marissa Mayer dismissed chief operating officer Henrique de Castro after 14 months, amid disappointment with his efforts to boos(...)