Google received 12,000 requests from people seeking to be "forgotten" by the world's leading search engine on the first day it offered the service, a company spokesman in Germany said Saturday.
The quandary for those who run social media networks is how to make money on them without antagonising and thus losing users through distracting ads.
Microsoft on Friday released a test version of Skype that lets people make Internet calls from web browsers, eliminating the need to install special applications.
That live streaming app Periscope, which allows a real-time video broadcast from a phone to the internet, has been acquired by Twitter and represents the next logical step in the process that has seen socia ...
Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon may be the name of the game but it takes less than that to connect any two users on Facebook.
Some of social media's greatest stars aren't even old enough to tweet: Pictures of kids playing dress up, having meltdowns and even in the bathtub adorn Facebook walls. Diaper-donning toddlers dancing to ...
Plans to transfer control of Internet overseer ICANN from US hands to a globally representative body could be jeopardised unless a deal is reached before the 2016 US elections, the group's chief warned Monday.
Google search guru Amit Singhal believes the search-engine of the future will be "a perfect personal assistant"—knowing what you want, when you want it.
Facebook said it is testing a version of its leading social network tailored for getting jobs done in workplaces instead of tuning into the lives of friends.
Researchers investigate how conflicting interests threaten to negatively impact the Bitcoin ecosystem
Bitcoin, a peer-to peer online payment system that was conceived in 2008, has experienced considerable growth in popularity and has increasingly been adopted as a viable payment scheme in mainstream electronic ...
Have the UK police successfully broken anonymity on the internet? They certainly seemed to imply as much when the National Crime Agency proudly announced last week that it had made 660 arrests after an ope ...
Yahoo said Sunday it plans to introduce "end to end encryption" for email this year to boost privacy protection for users concerned about snooping from governments or hackers.
Activists pushing for free, open access to academic papers will eventually defeat publishers who seek to lock scholarly findings behind paywalls, the founder of the world wide web said today.