Twitter said it would begin tracking which other applications people have installed on their mobile devices in a bid to better target ads and content.
Amazon slashed the price of Fire mobile phones that stalled after launch early this year, becoming a drag on the US online retail titan's bottom line.
Google began rolling out a way for people to support websites they frequent and, in return, be rewarded with ad-free pages
Twitter's co-founder outlined plans to make cash registers a thing of the past.
Firefox maker Mozilla announced that it is switching to Yahoo as the default service for online searches done through the Web browser in the United States.
Twitter began letting users search through every tweet publicly fired off at the globally-popular one-to-many messaging service since it launched in 2006.
Facebook is preparing a new office version of its social networking site to compete with other sites like LinkedIn.
Microsoft released a test version of Skype that lets people make Internet calls from web browsers, eliminating the need to install special applications.
Facebook said it is making moves to reduce the number of promotional posts that pop up in timelines, in response to users' demands for fewer advertisements.
Standard & Poor's gave Twitter's recent $1.8 billion debt issue a "speculative" rating of BB-.
YouTube introduced a long-rumored subscription music video service with ad-free access to tunes in a challenge to Spotify, Pandora, Apple and others
Yahoo announced it is buying video advertising platform BrightRoll for $640 million to bolster its ability to make money from marketing on desktop computers.
High-tech entrepreneur Elon Musk confirmed that he is working on a web of small, low-cost satellites that could provide wireless Internet around the world.
A body tasked with policing the Internet laid down a two-month deadline for Iran's government to regularise the use of Instagram or access to the site would be blocked.
US President Barack Obama voiced support for a new regulatory system for Internet providers.
Google launched a campaign to raise money to fight Ebola, tossing $10 million into the pot and saying it will match donations to the fund two to one.
Twitter plans to set up shop in Hong Kong early next year, focusing on ad sales instead of the one-to-many messaging service banned in China.
Google confirmed that an executive behind leading mobile device software Android is leaving the company to create an incubator for hardware startups.
Facebook reported its quarterly profit nearly doubled but saw its stock pounded after outlining a plan to invest heavily in the future.
Google is exploring a way to search inside people's bodies for early signs of deadly illnesses such as cancer or heart disease.