Twitter's move to comply with government requests and block tweets in specific countries could blunt its edge as a political tool, but there may be an upside in helping to unmask censorship, some privacy experts say.
Twitter can now remove tweets from users' feeds in specific countries while keeping them visible elsewhere.
Google will be able to combine data from several Google services when a Google Accounts user is signed in, as part of a rewritten set of privacy policies that the company announced this week.
Next year will see one more regional Internet registry run out of IPv4 addresses, but 2012 will be more of a year to prepare for the inevitable shift to IPv6, according to networking experts.
T-Mobile USA will receive spectrum licenses in 128 U.S. markets and a seven-year roaming agreement, in addition to $3 billion cash, after AT&T dropped its deal to merge with T-Mobile.
The U.S. International Trade Commission will block the importation of some HTC products starting next April 19, after it found that the company infringed Apple patents.
The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board recommended on Tuesday that states outlaw the use of all electronic devices, while driving, including cellphones with hands-free kits.
PhoneFactor, an authentication system that uses mobile phones as a second factor for improved security, is now available as an app for Apple's iPhone and iPad.
Research In Motion is taking on mobile device management for Android and Apple iOS devices as well as its own products, introducing the BlackBerry Mobile Fusion product on Tuesday.
As mobile video finally starts to take off, content providers and carriers may clash over economics before they find a way to share the costs and benefits.
AT&T has pushed back the expected date of its proposed $39 billion merger with T-Mobile USA, saying now that the deal will close in the first half of 2012.
Ice Cream Sandwich, the latest version of Android, is likely to ease the fragmentation of the operating system, some device executives believe.
The Apple iPhone is attracting more new subscribers than expected to Sprint Nextel, and it will probably ease rather than worsen congestion on the carrier's 3G network, Sprint executives said.
Sprint Nextel is ending unlimited data plans for all devices except smartphones, bringing the era of all-you-can-eat mobile data in the U.S. nearer to a close.
Attorneys for Apple and Samsung Electronics gave arguments before a U.S. federal judge on Thursday in a patent infringement suit over Samsung's Galaxy tablets.