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Raunchy Vine videos prompt adult rating

The propensity for people to post porn evidently prompted Twitter on Wednesday to stamp an adult rating on an updated version of its Vine video-snippet sharing software.

Feb 06, 2013
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KPN posts fourth quarter loss; to issue new shares

Royal KPN NV, the largest telecommunications company in the Netherlands, said Tuesday it plans to issue €4 billion ($5.4 billion) in new shares to regain financial stability after a bad year that finished with the company ...

Feb 05, 2013
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Vine video porn posts exposed

Twitter's iPhone video-snippet sharing service Vine had concerns about porn exposed on Monday after adult content was bared briefly in an "Editor's Picks" section.

Jan 28, 2013
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WhatsApp messaging breached privacy laws

WhatsApp's mobile messaging service used by hundreds of millions of customers worldwide breached privacy laws in at least two countries, a joint Canadian-Dutch probe concluded Monday.

Jan 28, 2013
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Skype to replace Microsoft Messenger in March

Microsoft on Wednesday sent out word that it will "retire" its Messenger online chat feature on March 15 and replace it with the Skype Internet telephony service it bought last year.

Jan 09, 2013
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Nielsen taps Twitter for TV show buzz

Nielsen on Monday announced a deal to tap into Twitter to gauge how much online buzz is being generated by television shows instead of simply focusing on numbers of viewers for programs.

Dec 17, 2012
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Instagram to share data with Facebook

Smartphone photo sharing service Instagram on Monday refined its privacy policy to clear the way for sharing data with Facebook, which bought the company earlier this year.

Dec 17, 2012
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Twitter adds Instagram-style photo features

Twitter on Monday added Instagram-style smartphone photo sharing features after the Facebook-owned service made it impossible for Internet users to integrate its images into tweets.

Dec 11, 2012
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Texting turns 20, LOL

It's been an especially fruitful week for rueful lamentations about "kids today." Monday marked the 20th anniversary of the text message. Along with it came the predictable chorus of bellyaching about the demise of literacy, ...

Dec 10, 2012
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