Menlo Park California

Sign at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)

Facebook to offer 70 million shares

MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — Facebook plans to offer 70 million shares of its Class A stock in a sale that includes more than 41 million shares from chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, who also […]

12/19/2013

Facebook privacy setting. (Photo credit: Facebook)

Facebook no longer lets users hide from search

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is getting rid of a privacy feature that let users limit who can find them on the social network. Facebook Inc. said Thursday that it is removing a setting that […]

10/10/2013

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks at the company's headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

Facebook to subsidize Menlo Park apartments

  MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — Facebook will subsidize 15 units in an upscale 400-unit apartment complex in Menlo Park so they can be rented at below-market rates. The San Jose Mercury News reports the […]

10/01/2013

Google headquarters in Mountain View, Calif.

Google retools Internet search engine

MENLO PARK, Calif. (AP) — Google has quietly retooled the closely guarded formula running its Internet search engine to give better answers to the increasingly complex questions posed by Web surfers. The overhaul came as […]

09/26/2013

Instagram

Facebook introduces video on Instagram

NEW YORK (AP) — Facebook is adding video to its popular photo-sharing app Instagram, following in the heels of Twitter’s growing video-sharing app, Vine. Instagram co-founder Kevin Systrom said Thursday that users will be able […]

06/20/2013

Facebook logo

Facebook getting ready to change News Feed

NEW YORK (AP) — Amid chatter of “Facebook fatigue,” real or imagined, the world’s biggest social networking company is getting ready to unveil a new version of News Feed, the flow of status updates, photos and advertisements its users see on the site.

03/07/2013

US home prices

Sales of million-dollar homes soar in California

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A research firm says sales of million-dollar homes in California hit a five-year high in 2012, with sales of multimillion-dollar homes showing even bigger gains.

01/30/2013

Facebook shares post biggest single-day gain

NEW YORK (AP) – Facebook shares are posting their biggest single-day gain since going public, jumping 21 percent after the social media company made inroads in mobile advertising and posted accelerating growth in overall ad […]

10/24/2012

German official: Facebook must delete faces

(AP) – A German data protection official has called for Facebook to delete biometric profiles of people stored without their explicit consent. In short, he wants Facebook to delete users’ faces from its databases. The […]

08/15/2012