The Obama administration is calling for stronger privacy protections for consumers as mobile gadgets, Internet services and other tools are able to do a better job of tracking what you do and where you go.
(AP) -- The Walt Disney Co. says net income rose 12 percent in the final quarter of 2011, as revenue inched higher amid company cost cutting.
Facebook Inc. has opened its books to eager investors, but some don't like what they see.
(AP) -- The federal government has shut down dozens of Internet scam artists who had been paying Google to run ads making bogus promises to help desperate homeowners scrambling to avoid foreclosures.
(AP) -- Sina Corp., a popular Chinese web portal operator, sank to a loss in the latest quarter due to writedowns on investments in two online businesses but revenues and microblog traffic were up.
Internet users who want to protect their privacy by stopping advertisers and other companies from tracking their online behavior will have great difficulty doing so with commonly available "opt-out" tools, researchers at ...
Just a week after acquiring Myspace, Orange County, Calif., brothers Tim and Chris Vanderhook strolled through the firm's Beverly Hills headquarters and settled into a corner office with a stunning view of the Hollywood ...
(AP) -- News Corp. has sold struggling social networking site MySpace for $35 million, mostly in stock, according to a person familiar with the matter. The deal values MySpace at a fraction of what News Corp. paid for the ...
US computer security firm Symantec has said that Facebook accidentally left a door open for advertisers to access profiles, pictures, chat and other private data at the social network.
Microblogging sensation Twitter has discussed the prospect of acquisition with Internet titans Google and Facebook, the Wall Street Journal said Thursday.