Google to downgrade pirate sites in search results (Update)
Google Inc. is altering its search results to de-emphasize the websites of repeat copyright offenders and make it easier to find legitimate providers of music, movies and other content.
Judge scolds Samsung, lets patent trial proceed
The judge in a massive smartphone patent case reprimanded Samsung for releasing excluded evidence on Friday but rejected a bid by Apple to order a verdict in the case.
'Do not track' browser push at odds with online advertisers
When Microsoft unveils a new version of its Web browser, users will be able to traverse the Web like always but with one significant difference: The company plans to make "do not track" the default setting.
Samsung begins producing fastest embedded NAND storage
Samsung Electronics announced today that it has now begun volume production of an ultra-fast embedded memory for smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices in 16-, 32- and 64-gigabyte (GB) densities.
Struggling RIM launches mobile version of tablet
Research in Motion unveiled a mobile version of its PlayBook tablet in Canada as the struggling BlackBerry maker looked to gain footing in the fast-growing market.
Pay-TV industry divided on Web strategy
Want to watch an episode of TNT's "The Closer" online? You have to fill out a form on TNT's website, proving you have a cable or satellite television subscription. And your cable or satellite provider also needs to have a ...
Apple rejoins green tech program after spat
Apple said Friday it was rejoining a program to certify its products as environmentally friendly after a controversy that could have dented sales of its popular gadgets.
Google urges governments to share disaster data
Google on Monday urged governments to get better at sharing information to allow citizens and first responders to make better use of the Internet during natural disasters.
Mobile advertising worth $5.3 bn in 2011: survey
Some $5.3 billion was spent on mobile digital advertising in 2011, a survey showed Wednesday in the first industry-sponsored measure of what is expected to be a booming market.
Mobile ads' promise eludes Facebook, other businesses
Mobile ads are the Holy Grail of revenue for anyone with a social-media plan.
Google tips China searchers to hot-button terms
Google on Thursday tuned its search engine in mainland China to tip people off when they try to use characters that evidently prompt censors to derail queries.
Hot Apple developers rally gets June 11 keynote
A sold-out Apple gathering devoted to tailoring programs for the company's coveted gadgets will kick off in San Francisco on June 11 with a keynote presentation by top executives.
Apple VP: New project is 'most important,' 'best work we've done'
Jonathan Ive, Apple's senior vice president of industrial design, said that despite the iMac, iPhone, iPod or iPad, Apple's current project is its best.
Yahoo seeks to shake up search, Web browsing
(AP) -- Joining the battle to redefine Internet search, Yahoo is taking aim with a new browser enhancement it calls "Axis."