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In speaking out against a proposal in the U.K. to allow government intelligence to monitor digital communications, Tim Berners-Lee has said that the problem with companies like Facebook and Google is not that they collect vast troves of data about their users, but that they don't share with them what they learn from it.
The explosive success of the social networking service Pinterest wouldn't have been possible without the easy scalability of the Amazon cloud services, an executive for Pinterest said.
Flash is a problem for iDevices, which makes mobile access to a website problematic. Here's what smart shops are doing about it.
Deferred reading app Read It Later has renamed itself Pocket, shed its price tag, and added a variety of new features.
Microsoft will begin charging developers to use the application programming interface for its Bing search engine.
The announcement last week that the Wikimedia Foundation will switch from Google Maps to OpenStreetMap for its cartographic needs marks the latest in an an increasingly long line of high-profile defections.
Apple's new iPad, already a hit with consumers with its high-resolution display, is nonetheless underwhelming some HTML 5 developers.
After weeks of rumors of a pending reorganization, Yahoo announced this morning that the company is laying off about 2000 workers.
Ordinary email programs don't cut it when you need to send messages to a long list of people. Here's what web-based group email services can do for your company or organization.
Security vendor Trend Micro has been tracking a hacking campaign called Luckycat that has been linked to 90 attacks, including some aimed at Tibetan activists, tying it to a group based in China.
If you use Instapaper or ReadItLater to save articles for later reading, Read Later betters your Web browser for reading on your Mac. And it lets you read saved articles when offline.
Yahoo websites worldwide will comply with visitors' Do Not Track preferences starting later this year, the company announced Wednesday.
A ruling from the European Commission on allegations that Google abused its dominant market position is expected after April 9.
A do-not-track law focused on protecting Web users' privacy may not be necessary, with private groups working to implement recommendations from the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, the agency's chairman said Monday.
Google has released Chrome from the penalty box and reinstated the browser's PageRank after a 60-day self-imposed sentence over a rule-breaking marketing campaign.