Heavy Twitter use bad for marriage: study
Heavy Twitter use can lead to conflicts and other damaging effects on marriages and romantic relationships, a study said Thursday.
Facebook admits 'communications' error with emotions study
Facebook "communicated really badly" about a controversial study in which it secretly manipulated users' feelings, the social network's chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg admitted Wednesday.
Deal creating top German mobile company gets OK (Update)
In a deal that creates Germany's biggest mobile phone company in terms of customers, the European Union's antitrust authority on Wednesday approved network operator Telefonica's bid to buy its competitor E-Plus under certain ...
Facebook probed by Britain over mood experiment
Authorities will question Facebook over an experiment in which the social network secretly manipulated the feelings of users to test their mood, officials said Wednesday.
From despair to repair: Dramatic decline of Caribbean corals can be reversed
With only about one-sixth of the original coral cover left, most Caribbean coral reefs may disappear in the next 20 years, primarily due to the loss of grazers in the region, according to the latest report ...
Three years in, future of Google Plus remains unclear
Three years ago this month, Google Inc. launched a new social network with high hopes of countering the rising tide of Internet users who were flocking to Facebook.
Android crypto key vulnerability affects only 10 percent handsets: report
Gas-charged fluids creating seismicity associated with a Louisiana sinkhole
Natural earthquakes and nuclear explosions produce seismic waves that register on seismic monitoring networks around the globe, allowing the scientific community to pinpoint the location of the events. In order to distinguish ...
World Cup breaks Facebook record for online chatter
Facebook on Monday said that the World Cup has kicked up more action at the leading social network than any other event in history.
Google shutting down Orkut social network
Google on Monday said it is shutting down Orkut, its "first foray into social networking," to focus on YouTube, Blogger, and Google+ services that have proven more popular.
Twitter record smashed by Brazil v Chile World Cup match
A total of 16.4 million tweets were sent during Saturday's World Cup game between Brazil and Chile, breaking the record for the number of tweets a minute commenting about a match on the social network.
After Verizon, Germany mulls axing foreign tech
First Verizon got the boot, now the German government is considering pulling the plug on foreign companies that provide hardware for official communication networks.
Notorious pathogen forms slimy 'streamers' to clog up medical devices
A group of researchers from the US has moved a step closer to preventing infections of the common hospital pathogen, Staphylococcus aureus, by revealing the mechanisms that allow the bacteria to rapidly clog up medical device ...
Pope has most clout on Twitter
Pope Francis has by far the most clout of any world leader on Twitter because he is so widely retweeted, a study of political use of the social network showed on Wednesday.