YouTube, the Google-owned video sharing website, said Tuesday it was revamping its comments feed which some web users claimed had turned into a magnet for crude and vulgar postings.
An Internet freedom coalition backed by US technology giants asked Thursday for 21 countries to release information on national security and law enforcement data requests.
The startup behind popular smartphone apps for sharing contacts, pictures or other data by "bumping" smartphones together announced on Monday that it has been bought by Google.
Google on Tuesday said the next version of Android will be called "KitKat" in keeping with its penchant for giving tasty names to its software for powering mobile devices.
Microsoft agreed Tuesday to buy the handset business of former market leader Nokia in an effort to catch up to rivals Apple and Google in the fierce smartphone market.
Microsoft on Friday said that a battle to shed light on secret US government requests for Internet user data would play out in court after failed peace talks.
Taiwan's Hon Hai group has sold part of its patent portfolio involving wearable computing to US technology giant Google.
News that Samsung will unveil a "smartwatch" next month has sent rumour mills into overdrive within the tech community as it second guesses what the much-hyped gadget will offer.
Kazakh-speaking citizens who know English are welcome to contribute to development of the service.
Motorola on Thursday introduced a keenly-anticipated Moto X smartphone in a move aimed at reviving the withered mobile device maker bought by Google for $12.5 billion.
With the shift to mobile Internet gaining pace, some of the big tech firms are adapting and others are not.
Graphics chip star NVIDIA has set a July 31 release date for its Shield handheld gaming and entertainment device powered by Google's Android software.
Google released an upgraded version of its popular maps app for Android-powered smartphones and tablets that ditches a Latitude feature that let people share locations with family or friends.
Apple has filed a trademark application for an "iWatch" in Japan, fuelling speculation the US tech giant is preparing to introduce a wearable computing device.
Internet users are taking a fresh look at "privacy" search engines that do not store data or track online activity, in light of the flap over US government surveillance.
Google said Tuesday it asked a special US court handling national security investigations for permission to publish the number of government requests for data to the Internet giant.
Google revealed top-secret plans Saturday to send ballons to the edge of space with the lofty aim of bringing Internet to the two-thirds of the global population currently without web access.
Google is in talks on a deal worth at least $1 billion to buy the Israel-based GPS mobile navigation app Waze.
Internet giants from Google and Facebook to Yahoo and Zynga are scrambling to adapt to an online world where people reach for smartphones or tablets instead of traditional computers.
Google chief Larry Page and Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg condemned online spying Friday and called for governments to be more revealing about snooping on the Internet.
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