OpenStreetMap adds A to B directions
Twitter expands ads to outside websites, apps
Twitter unveiled plans Tuesday to sell ads that run outside its own platform in what could be the start of a broader advertising network.
Dating app Tinder premium plan aims at under-30 crowd (Update)
Smartphone dating app Tinder launched a premium paid subscription version on Monday, but drew criticism over a pricing system that charges older users more.
Sony steps up in wearable space with SmartEyeglass
Sony on Tuesday began taking orders for SmartEyeglass Internet-linked eyewear, moving ahead in the market as Google steps back to revise its Glass strategy.
Now someone can manage your Facebook account after you die
Facebook is making it easier to plan for your online afterlife.
The improvement of traffic management by understanding choice behaviour
Research by the University of Twente has shown that many road users do not choose the shortest or fastest route. In some situations, this applies to no less than 75% of road users. There are several reasons ...
Research shows dating site members gather independently for help finding love
When looking for love on the Internet, people who use dating websites have experiences unlike most in the online social world. Interactions are one-on-one, private, directed primarily between strangers—and ...
Flipboard magazines not just for mobile anymore
Smartphones and tablets have been pushing the personal computer aside, thanks in part to popular apps made by mobile-first entrepreneurs like Flipboard CEO Mike McCue.
Google buys smartphone photo handling app Odysee
Google on Monday said that it has bought smartphone photo backup and sharing platform Odysee to beef up picture-handling capabilities at its online social network.
Netflix brings its on-demand TV to Cuba
Streaming US television giant Netflix said Monday it was now offering service to Cuba with "a curated selection of popular movies and TV shows."
China tightens rules on Internet use, online comments
China announced Wednesday that users of blogs and chat rooms will be required to register their names with operators and promise in writing to avoid challenging the Communist political system, further tightening ...
How social media can help and hurt companies during product recalls
Companies are starting to embrace social media as a viable disclosure channel for product recalls, with the goal of limiting and repairing damage to the firms' reputation.