YouTube viewers might get the option of paid subscriptions for ad-free access to the popular online video-sharing service.
Twitter saw its shares hammered after reporting quarterly results that largely met expectations but failed to allay concerns about growth of the messaging platform.
Estonian Finance Minister Juergen Ligi announced his resignation after he caused a furore with Facebook comments seen as insulting to the education minister.
US stocks capped a strong week on a high note as good earnings from Microsoft and others overshadowed a poor report from Amazon
Facebook released an application that lets people create virtual "rooms" to chat about whatever they wish using any name they would like.
Microsof reported quarterly profits ahead of most expectations, as revenues got a boost from its Xbox consoles and Internet "cloud" services for enterprises.
Twitter set out to weave itself into mobile applications with a free "Fabric" platform to help developers build better programs and make more money.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange said he was "confident" his asylum status will be resolved, as he awaits an imminent ruling on his case by a Swedish court.
Yahoo said its quarterly profit surged with its sale of shares in Chinese Internet powerhouse Alibaba.
Amazon has reached a deal with American book publisher Simon & Schuster, the companies said.
Monica Lewinsky said she was one of the first victims of cyber-bullying, becoming "Patient Zero" after falling in love with Bill Clinton.
Facebook sued lawyers who represented a man claiming he was entitled to a stake in the huge social network, saying they should have known he was a scam artist.
People found guilty of Internet "trolling" in Britain could be jailed for up to two years under government proposals outlined on Sunday.
Twitpic put out word that the service is shutting down after all, apologizing for a "false alarm" that a merger would be its salvation.
Twitter began letting people instantly listen to music and other audio by clicking on tweets from the popular messaging service.
The rise of smartphone use to access the Internet, and slowing clicks on ads, cut into profits by Google in the third quarter, the company has revealed.
Google said its profit in the past quarter dipped slightly from a year earlier, even as revenues for the technology giant showed a sharp increase.
For years, Google has been the undisputed leader in online advertising, but Facebook is gaining quickly in the fast-evolving market.
Facebook and Apple are covering the costs for female employees to freeze their eggs to delay childbearing which could hamper their careers.
Microsoft-owned Skype unveiled a new app enabling users to send short video messages to stay "connected between calls."
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