Facebook: NYC prosecutors got data on 381 users
Facebook says New York City prosecutors who were building a disabilities-benefits fraud case last year got data from the Facebook accounts of 381 people.
Social pressure stops Facebook users recommending products on social media sites
Facebook has more than 1.23 billion active users worldwide, with over 50 per cent of all users logging on to it on any given day. Most of Facebook's revenue comes from advertising and the company is looking at ways to make ...
Google starts "forgetting" things in Europe (Update 3)
Google on Thursday said that it is "forgetting" things in Europe to comply with a legal ruling granting people the power to have certain information about them removed from searches.
New cut in EU phone roaming charges on July 1
Roaming charges for EU mobile phone users will reduce further on July 1, including a 55 percent price cut for data downloads, the European Commission said on Tuesday.
Researcher finds over 300,000 servers still Heartbleed-vulnerable
How to keep prying eyes away from your online life
Encryption was once the province of the paranoid. But no more.
Facebook accepts blame for brief outage (Update)
Facebook took the blame Thursday for a brief outage that resulted in a flood of comments—chiefly on rival social network Twitter.
Line app urges password changes as Japan probes hacking (Update)
Smartphone messenger application Line, which has hundreds of millions of users across Asia, was urging people to change their passwords Thursday as Japanese police investigated the hacking of hundreds of ...
Amazon Appstore opens to BlackBerry users
Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry announced Wednesday a deal with Amazon giving its users access to more than 240,000 software applications from the online retailer's Appstore.
BlackBerry announces new messaging security
Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry announced Monday the release of new "enhanced security" for its popular BBM messaging, aiming to win back corporate users with high security needs such as banks.
Facebook offers users control on ads viewed (Update)
Facebook said Thursday it would begin allowing users more information about the ads delivered to them, and to block marketing messages they don't want to see.
Content kingmaker—quality or webpage position?
In today's Information Age, it's easy get overwhelmed by online content. On YouTube alone, over 100 hours worth of video is uploaded every minute. Showcasing the most interesting content allows providers ...
Humanitarian liking on Facebook
"Liking" a page on the social networking site Facebook is a new form of civic engagement and humanitarian support, so concludes research published in the International Journal of Web Based Communities. According to the pa ...
How Apple's new iCloud pricing compares to rivals
When it comes to cloud services, Apple has been lagging behind its rivals for quite a while, but this week, the tech titan took some steps to play catch-up.