The world's online population will double to five billion by 2020 presenting "huge" business opportunities for tech start-ups on the cutting edge of the unprecedented expansion, the head of Google Europe said Thursday.
The instant messaging app Telegram, created by Russian Internet guru Pavel Durov, says it has blocked dozens of accounts associated with the jihadist Islamic State group.
Facebook users in France were able to send vanishing missives with its smartphone Messenger application, ramping up the challenge to Snapchat.
What can you tell about people and their situations from only 140 characters? Apparently, quite a lot according to a new study about Twitter just published in PLOS ONE. To date, no research has tapped the vast data from social ...
A Facebook tool that let people check whether friends were safe after deadly attacks in Paris will be used more widely in the future, the social network said.
Facebook on Wednesday released a Notify application designed to keep iPhone users up to speed on the latest news and entertainment happenings.
The deadly attacks in Paris may soon reopen the debate over whether—and how—tech companies should let governments bypass the data scrambling that shields everyday commerce and daily digital life.
Streaming music service Pandora announced Monday it is buying "key assets" from Rdio to bolster its position against Apple, Spotify and other rivals.
It's been a week since the terrorist attacks in Paris and the hacktivist group Anonymous has further expanded its online confrontation with the Islamic State (IS). Its campaign was originally captured under the #OpISIS banner, ...
Survivors of the Paris attacks seeking shelter and people worried about friends or families all took to social media overnight following a wave of attacks in the French capital that killed 128.