Facebook said Monday that it will begin testing a shopping tab for its mobile app as it works to ramp up advertising and online commerce offerings.
Facebook and thousands of other companies could find it vastly more complicated to do business in Europe after a court ruled that personal data sent to U.S. servers is potentially unsafe from government spying.
Before the National Security Agency began complaining about being shut out of encrypted devices, it helped develop software for secure communications that could be adapted by the private sector.
Its backers say it does for music lovers what ultra high-definition television has done for couch potatoes.
German filmmaker Werner Herzog on Monday blasted social media as a forum for "stupidity" as he presented his new documentary about the Internet at the Sundance Film Festival.
Apple is making its play to shake up online music with a subscription service combining on-demand songs, streamed playlists and a social stage for musicians.
Facebook says it will begin test flights later this year for a solar-powered drone with a wingspan as big as a Boeing 737, in the next stage of its campaign to deliver Internet connectivity to remote parts of the world.
Living things accumulate and reproduce information. That's really the driving principle behind life, and behind evolution.
Facebook announced a drive Thursday to be a place for sports with a new online hub for news and sharing on sporting events.
Brussels and Washington reached agreement Tuesday on a data protection deal that will allow Europeans to sue over improper use of their personal information in the United States, the EU said.