US 'concerned' by new Vietnam social media curbs
The United States on Tuesday said it was "deeply concerned" over a sweeping new Internet law in Vietnam which bans bloggers and social media users from sharing news stories online.
TV seems impervious to Silicon Valley's advances
Google's unveiling last week of yet another device it hopes will change the way people watch TV highlights a stubborn truth: The revolution may be televised, but television itself has so far been impervious to a revolution.
Google's call for open Internet hedged in its own rules
When Google was just a mighty search engine, the company championed an open, unfettered Internet. Now that it's selling ultra-fast broadband Internet and TV service in Kansas City, Mo., with plans to repeat the service elsewhere, ...
Vietnam to clamp down on social media news postings
Communist Vietnam is to ban bloggers and social media users from sharing news stories online, under a new decree seen as a further crackdown on online freedom.
UK seeks automatic blocks on online porn
(AP)—Internet service providers in Britain will be asked to automatically block access to pornography sites unless customers opt in, Prime Minister David Cameron announced Monday.
Magnetic CEO, Alibaba jackpot rejuvenate Yahoo
Not much had been going right for Yahoo until it lured Marissa Mayer away from Google to become its CEO last summer. The move is shaping up as the best thing to happen to Yahoo since 2005 when it invested ...
Helping developers create smarter online music-streaming services
If you ever use Spotify, or a similar music-streaming service, there's a good chance your song recommendations, and other personalized features, are powered by novel technology developed and marketed by two ...
Report: Iran opens national email service
Iranian state television says the country has opened its own domestically made national email service.
Yahoo buys startup behind smartphone movie app
Yahoo on Tuesday announced it has bought a startup behind a smartphone movie application, extending a shopping spree launched after Marissa Mayer became chief of the Internet pioneer a year ago.
Twitter CEO defends 'principled' data request policy
Twitter is holding to a "principled" policy on national security data requests and will "push back" in some cases to protect the privacy of its users, its chief executive said Wednesday.
Visual language will result in better services
The number of digital services that we have to deal with has exploded. They are provided through a range of different marketing channels and across various technical platforms, and we order everything from ...
Gogo falls in 1st day of trading on the Nasdaq
(AP)—Shares of Gogo, which provides Internet services on airlines, declined in its first day of trading on the Nasdaq.
Q&A: Dot-com-era icon Larry Augustin ventures into cloud software
With the possible exception of the Pets.com puppet, nobody embodied the first Internet boom more than Larry Augustin. As the founder of VA Linux, he presided over one of the most eye-popping IPOs of all time-the company's ...
YouTube is the most important music source for the Finnish youth, survey finds
YouTube has become the primary music service among young adults, finds a new study by Aalto University. 99% of the respondents to a survey on digital music use listened to YouTube at least sometimes, 35% every day.