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Google's decision this week to share user data across its online services has caught the attention of eight members of the U.S. House of Representatives.
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.
Twitter has acquired Internet security firm Dasient, the Sunnyvale, California startup said on its blog on Monday.
Google has relaxed somewhat its strict real-names policy on Google+: Existing members can now attach an alternate moniker to their profile name, and new members can sign up with just a pseudonym, provided it is an "established" identity online or offline.
Google’s recent move to emphasize results from its own Google+ social networking service is getting some new pushback in the form of a 'Don't Be Evil' bookmarklet that reorganizes the site's search results to place more emphasis on other social networks.
Mozilla extolled the impact of its 12-hour participation in Wednesday's anti-SOPA strike, saying Firefox users and fans generated more than a third-of-a-million emails to Congress.
Google+ now boasts more than 90 million users worldwide, according to Google CEO Larry Page. That's more than double the number of users it had in the previous quarter
Facebook launched the next stage of its Open Graph and Timeline on Wednesday, offering more than 60 new third-party applications. Here's a look at the settings that are available for these new apps and how to adjust them.
Twitter has acquired Summify, a startup that summarizes content in people's Google, Facebook and Twitter social media feeds and delivers a daily digest.
Some U.S. lawmakers have ad a change of heart about the controversial copyright enforcement bills.
Security researchers are worried that the alleged Russia-based authors of Koobface, a piece of malicious software that plagued social networking sites such as Facebook, may slip away before law enforcement can catch them.
A new phishing attack that's spreading through Facebook chat modifies hijacked accounts in order to impersonate the social network's security team.
T-Mobile is offering a calling service for iPhone and iPad users, even though it doesn't sell those devices.
Google will start rolling out on Tuesday a tight integration between its search engine and two of its social media sites, Google+ and Picasa Web.
Little-known company Globaltel was awarded a patent last year that it claims Facebook, Twitter, Microsoft, Nokia, most phone makers, and every carrier in the world infringes.