Twitter eyes music-sharing service SoundCloud
Twitter is mulling plans to buy the German-based music-sharing service SoundCloud to fuel growth at the social network, the news site Re/code reported Monday.
Partisan media driving a wedge between citizens, study finds
Viewing partisan news reports from both the conservative and liberal viewpoints doesn't make people more accepting of citizens on the other side of the political fence, new research finds.
'Social media' no panacea for traditional news outlets
News organisations get the most engaged readers by working on their own to build brand loyalty, not through referrals from social media or search engines, a study showed Monday.
Flipboard buys rival news reader Zite from CNN
Flipboard on Wednesday announced it is buying rival online news reader Zite from cable news stalwart CNN, boldly declaring a bid to become "the world's best personal magazine."
China to launch moon rock-collecting probe in 2017 (Update)
China said Monday it was on track to launch a fifth lunar probe with the aim of bringing back lunar soil and rock samples following the successful moon landing of a space probe.
Anticipation builds for China's first moon rover mission (Update)
China Sunday made final preparations to launch its first lunar rover mission, the latest step in an ambitious space programme seen as a symbol of its rising global stature.
Tweets reveal news readership patterns around the world
For many international news followers, having a cup of coffee while reading the morning newspaper has turned into scrolling a Twitter feed to catch up on important news as it happens throughout the day. In a new article published ...
Apple's new iOS 7 makes bold statement
With consumers eagerly awaiting the release of two new iPhones this week, the more dramatic change may be in the software, not the hardware.
Twitter buys mobile advertising startup
Twitter is moving deeper into mobile advertising with the purchase of MoPub, a startup focusing on mobile ad exchanges.
Hyperlocal news down, not out amid AOL retreat
Hyperlocal news, the Internet's version of community journalism, has taken a blow with major cutbacks at AOL's Patch, but it may not be time to write its obituary.
AOL trims its Patch news operations (Update)
AOL said Friday it was cutting an unspecified number of jobs at its Patch hyperlocal news operations, while consolidating or closing some Patch sites.
British PM urges boycott of 'cyberbullying' websites
British Prime Minister David Cameron on Thursday urged Internet users to boycott certain social networking sites, after a teenage girl who was bullied online committed suicide.
Digital company buying US publication Newsweek
The once-influential US publication Newsweek is being sold to the all-digital news publisher IBT Media, the company said.
Bebo founders buy website back for just $1 mn
The British couple who sold social networking site Bebo for $850 million (655 million euros) five years ago have bought back the company for just $1 million and say they will relaunch it.