Ice bucket, Brazil elections popular on Facebook
Day after day, Facebook captures our best and worst moments, from the birth of a new baby to heated political spats. So what got discussed the most in 2014? The Ice Bucket Challenge and the death of Robin ...
Omidyar news venture pushes into 'social journalism'
Internet entrepreneur Pierre Omidyar's fledgling news venture launched an online project Monday led by a journalist known for using Twitter as a reporting tool.
Facebook boosts search on mobile, desktop
Facebook said Monday it is rolling out upgraded search capabilities for mobile and desktop users who want to find favorite posts from their friends on the huge social network.
Internet overload? No, survey says
Most people are happy with the Internet as a source of on-demand information, with only a small percentage hit by "information overload," a survey of US users showed Monday.
HuffPost launches in India, eyes China edition
The Huffington Post launched an Indian version of its news website Monday, seeking to tap the country's exploding number of Internet users, and announced its next big goal was a Chinese edition.
High level engagement in comment sections can curb internet trolling
Scrolling through the comments section on a news site is like seeing a verbal war before your eyes. Internet trolls flourish in an anonymous world, so much so that sites like Reuters and Popular Science have done away with ...
Cyber Monday shoppers give retailers sales bump (Update)
Cyber Monday is turning into Cyber Month. Retailers rolled out discounts and free shipping deals on Cyber Monday, with millions of Americans expected to log on and shop on their work computers, laptops and ...
Iran minister says all web surfers to be 'identified'
Iran's telecommunications minister has said his technicians are developing a system to identify any Internet user in the country at the moment of log-on, the ISNA news agency reported Saturday.
NKorea denies Sony hack, calls it 'righteous deed'
(AP)—North Korea released a statement Sunday that clearly relished a cyberattack on Sony Pictures, which is producing an upcoming film that depicts an assassination plot against Pyongyang's supreme leader.
Internet in Cuba only for the rich—or resourceful
With their smartphones and tablet computers, they look much like young people anywhere in the world.
France orders Internet providers to block Pirate Bay
A French court has ordered the country's main Internet service providers to block notorious file-sharing website The Pirate Bay, according to a ruling published Friday on digital news website Numerama.
Sony hackers leaked data on 47,000 people: researchers
The hackers who breached Sony's computer network have leaked sensitive personal information on some 47,000 individuals, including celebrities, security researchers said Friday.
Facebook 'newspaper' spells trouble for media
Facebook's move to fulfill its ambition to be the personal "newspaper" for its billion-plus members is likely to mean more woes for the ailing news media.
More holiday wish lists go digital
Holly Riefke's two small children still write letters to Santa Claus. Or rather, they print their names on letters Riefke has written on their behalf, and together they drop them into a festive red Macy's mailbox designated ...