German data protection authorities said they had blocked Facebook from collecting subscriber data from its subsidiary WhatsApp.
Police in Bangkok announced a crackdown against Thai drivers playing Pokemon Go.
The number of web users in China has risen over 700 million.
Dutch police, Europol and a coalition of cyber security firms launched a new website Monday to fight a surge in "ransomware".
Google said Wednesday its efforts to fight online piracy yielded $2 billion to copyright holders whose content is shown on YouTube.
Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright, who has revealed himself as the creator of the virtual Bitcoin currency, is an elusive individual.
China has the youngest premium car buyers in the world, and their tech-savvy demand for connected cars is driving international automakers.
South Korea's Samsung announced the launch of its mobile payment service in China, a market its arch-rival Apple entered six weeks ago.
US regulators offer broadband subsidies to low-income Americans, saying that Internet access is "a prerequisite for full participation" in modern society.
Chinese consortium led by the Golden Brick Silk Road investment fund offered 10.5 billion kroner ($1.2 billion) to take over Opera Software
Twitter may soon lift its 140 character limit on tweets. 10,000 character tweets could be available as soon as March.
Global app usage soared in 2015 as a growing base of smartphone users found new ways to use their devices.
Turkish Internet servers are suffering a powerful cyber attack from abroad, slowing banking services and fanning fears.
Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg announced that he will take two months paternity leave after his wife gives birth to their first child.
The online social network devoted to making the world more connected began helping couples break up.
A Facebook tool that let people check whether friends were safe after deadly attacks in Paris will be used more widely in the future, the social network said.
Facebook users in France were able to send vanishing missives with its smartphone Messenger application, ramping up the challenge to Snapchat.
A Belgian court gave Facebook 48 hours to stop tracking Internet users who do not have accounts with the US social media giant, or risk fines of up to 250,000 euros ($269,000) a day.
Facebook chief executive and founder Mark Zuckerberg said he believes India will be crucial to getting "the next billion online" and helping to alleviate poverty.
Facebook, making a bigger push to deliver personalized information to its members, said it was expanding its mobile alerts to include sports scores, weather updates and local news updates.