A US judge dismissed for the second time a billion-dollar lawsuit by entertainment giant Viacom accusing Google-owned website YouTube of knowingly profiting from pirated video clips.
When I got my first smartphone in 2010, I checked Facebook obsessively. But over time, the novelty wore off and opening Facebook's app to check photos, links and posts from friends turned into a chore.
Internet search giant Google says it is investing 300 million euros ($390 million) to expand its continental European data center.
Twitter is doing away with vowels, Google has a "smell button" and the cast of "Wings" is launching a Kickstarter campaign.
In an elaborate April Fool's prank, YouTube announced Sunday it was going dark for a decade, and that the site was merely an eight-year contest to find the best video.
Apple has bought WiFiSLAM, a startup that has been developing a way to use WiFi hotspots to help smartphones navigate large indoor spaces, like stores, airports and conference centers.
For years Myanmar's paranoid junta blocked websites such as Gmail and YouTube. However, when Google chairman Eric Schmidt visits this week, he will find a small but flourishing Internet community.
More than a billion people use YouTube each month, it says, with viewing on smartphones helping drive growth.
YouTube, the upstart repository of cover songs, makeup tips and cat videos, is starting to give television a run for its money.
Groups representing US authors and publishers called Monday on the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers to deny online retailer Amazon exclusive rights to websites ending with .book, .author, or .read.