Spotify deals with random shuffle and us mortals
Research pair finds color a big factor in how much an image is shared on Pinterest
Belgian groups deem Facebook's updated terms of service agreement unlawful in Europe
Journalists' use of social media in decline according to study
The annual Social Journalism Study, conducted by Canterbury Christ Church University and Cision, has highlighted that while the majority of UK journalists now use social media for their work, they actually ...
Next Google Maps adventure: Soaring through Amazon jungle
For its next technological trick, Google will show you what it's like to zip through trees in the Amazon jungle.
Iran says ready to let in Google, other Internet firms
Iran could allow Internet giants such as Google to operate in the Islamic republic if they respect its "cultural" rules, Fars news agency said Sunday quoting a senior official.
Local media have positive slant toward local businesses, Rice University expert finds
When local news media report about hometown companies, they use fewer negative words than when reporting about nonlocal companies, according to research by business experts at Rice University and the University of Texas at ...
White House drafts privacy bill, consumers push for more
(AP)—Amid "rapid growth" in the collection of data on Americans, the White House is proposing legislation that calls on businesses to do more to help consumers protect their personal information.
Google backflips on Blogger sexual content ban
Days after announcing a ban on sexually explicit content or "graphic nudity" on its Blogger platform, Google has reversed course.
QR codes engineered into cybersecurity protection
QR, or Quick Response, codes – those commonly black and white boxes that people scan with a smartphone to learn more about something – have been used to convey information about everything from cereals ...
Australian laws on storing phone, Internet records to change
(AP)—A parliamentary committee on Friday recommended a major rewrite of draft laws that would force Australian telcos and Internet providers to store customers' personal data for the convenience of law enforcement agencies. ...
German consumer groups warns Facebook over data protection
(AP)—German consumer groups said Thursday they will file a lawsuit against Facebook unless the social network changes its terms of service.
Spotify woos karaoke users with new lyrics feature
Fans of a bedroom sing-along can now look beyond karaoke systems as music streaming giant Spotify tries to attract their attention by integrating lyrics into its service.
Facebook adds new gender option for users: fill in the blank
Facebook users who don't fit any of the 58 gender identity options offered by the social media giant are now being given a rather big 59th option: fill in the blank.