Nordic countries tell Facebook to stop ads
Facebook should stop unsolicited advertising to users in Nordic countries or face legal action, the Norwegian consumer agency said on Thursday.
Google threatens to drop links to French media
Google has threatened to exclude French media sites from its search results if France implements a proposed law forcing search engines to pay for content, according to a letter obtained by AFP.
Orange 'forces Google' to pay for mobile traffic
The head of French telecoms operator Orange said on Wednesday it had been able to impose a deal on Google to compensate it for the vast amounts of traffic sent across its networks.
Browser wars flare in mobile space
The browser wars are heating up again, but this time the fight is for dominance of the mobile Internet.
Online search ads expose racial bias, study finds
Ads pegged to Google search results can be racially biased because of how certain names are associated with blacks or whites, according to a new study.
Minteye offers no-type CAPTCHA as a security twist
'Do not track' browser push at odds with online advertisers
When Microsoft unveils a new version of its Web browser, users will be able to traverse the Web like always but with one significant difference: The company plans to make "do not track" the default setting.
Researchers unveil new technique to detect bots in casual online games
(Phys.org)—Casual online games, such as FarmVille and Fantastic Contraption, have thousands of enthusiastic followers – but the use of automated "bots" to give some players an advantage is short-changing ...
Teenagers not taken in by raunchy imagery
(Phys.org) -- School-age teenagers are widely exposed to sexualised and raunchy imagery, but are developing their own ways of dealing with it, a Flinders University sociology researcher has found.
Report links Google, Yahoo to Internet piracy sites
Google Inc. and Yahoo Inc., two Internet companies that have long cultivated relationships in Hollywood, are nevertheless placing ads on sites that feature pirated movies, TV shows and music, a new report says.
Evidence continues to point to alcohol as the main cause of nightlife violence, new study finds
The results of a new national study, led by Deakin University, show that alcohol remains the driver for most of the harm experienced in the night-time entertainment districts across the country, with greater levels of intoxication ...
FCC: TV stations must post rates for campaign ads
(AP) -- The Federal Communications Commission voted Friday to require broadcast TV stations to post online the advertising rates they charge political candidates and advocacy groups.
Commercial-free TV: Device impresses judges at technology contest
(Phys.org) -- A design by a team of Arizona State University engineering majors for a device that detects upcoming advertisements on television and videos and can then automatically switch during commercial ...
US in-depth journalism rebirth defies Twitter age
The Twitter age is killing in-depth journalism, while local newspapers are becoming extinct—right?