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Yahoo has appointed PayPal president Scott Thompson as its new CEO, filling the void left by the fired Carol Bartz.
Computerworld's Mike Elgan thinks more people should emulate Steve Jobs in 2012 and take advantage of new technology to change the world.
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.
Online spending so far this holiday season in the U.S. was 15 percent higher than last year, rising to $35.3 billion, according to figures released Wednesday by comScore.
Giant domain name registrar GoDaddy.com has pulled its support from the controversial Stop Online Piracy Act after owners of several websites announced they would take their business elsewhere.
GoDaddy may be backing down from its support of SOPA, but if you're irked enough to take your business elsewhere, senior contributor Glenn Fleishman explains how to transfer your domain name between hosting providers.
Email's great for sending small items, but when it comes to sharing large files, it's not quite up to task. In this Macworld Video tip, we explain how to set up a Dropbox account so that you can exchange files of all sizes with your friends and family.
Joining its fellow social-networking companies in the public release of internal code, LinkedIn has opened sourced software obtained in October with its purchase of the IndexTank search-engine software provider.
Facebook spammers have started using rogue browser extensions to prolong the life of their scams, researchers from Web security vendor Websense warned.
A hearing to debate and amend the controversial Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) in the U.S. House of Representatives has been delayed, likely until 2012.
Givit is an online video sharing service that focuses on making it easy to share videos privately with friends and family. This week, the service announced an iOS app to augment its Web-based offering.
Japanese game developer Square Enix said Thursday that a server for a fan site with information on 1.8 million users had been hacked, but it was unclear if any data had been stolen.
The developers of AdBlock Plus, an extension for Firefox that blocks advertising on websites, are trying to contain a brewing controversy over their decision to allow some non-flashy ads to be displayed by default.
A U.S. House of Representatives committee has scheduled a debate and vote on controversial copyright legislation, the Stop Online Piracy Act, as the bill's main sponsor offering an amendment meant to address some concerns with the bill.
The social networking service on Thursday released Twitter 4.0 for iPhone and announced a new, unified design.