The Vietnamese developer behind the smash-hit free game Flappy Bird has pulled his creation from online stores after announcing that its runaway success had ruined his "simple life".
New online neighborhoods open Wednesday when a US company starts offering Web addresses ending in ".guru," ".bike" -- and even ".singles."
EBay said Wednesday that activist investor Carl Icahn had taken a stake in the online retailer and was seeking a spinoff of its PayPal financial payments unit.
Google apologised Friday after a major square in Berlin regained its Nazi-era name "Adolf Hitler" on its popular online Maps page for a few hours.
Bruce Springsteen's 18th studio album "High Hopes" went online in the United States Sunday, 10 days before its general release -- and on the 41st anniversary of The Boss's debut outing.
Amazon Thursday said it would give $20 gift cards and pay shipping costs for customers affected by problems at UPS and FedEx that delayed some Christmas package deliveries.
US media company Tribune plans to acquire Gracenote, a giant in music data, for $170 million from media giant Sony, the companies announced Monday.
Freshly leaked documents by former US intelligence contractor Edward Snowden on Monday revealed spies disguised as fantasy characters prowled online games hunting terrorists.
Sexual orientation, private debt, medical records, even your favourite ice cream flavour: do you know much of this personal information is out there and available for sale?
Germany's service-sector union Verdi is planning strike action at the online retail giant Amazon over the busy Christmas holiday period.
Chinese shoppers spent a record 35.0 billion yuan ($5.7 billion) at the country's biggest online marketplaces on Singles Day, their operator said Tuesday, after the festival created by e-tailers to persuade the loveless to console themselves with retail therapy.
Americans are growing more comfortable with online dating, and many are finding a spouse or partner in cyberspace.
Google-owned online ad-placing service DoubleClick on Friday announced that the way has been cleared to include space at Facebook.
Having turned print media upside down, the Internet now is disrupting television, forcing broadcasters to adapt to tablets and video-on-demand to hold onto views and advertisers.
President Barack Obama acknowledged the problems facing the US newspaper industry, ironically in an interview that was distributed via online retail giant Amazon's Kindle e-reader.
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.
The entertainment studios behind Hulu took the online video service off the auction block Friday, opting instead to pump an additional $750 million into the Netflix rival.
Online education service Coursera announced a fresh round of funding from the investment arm of the World Bank and other backers.
Apple dropped its lawsuit Tuesday against rival Amazon for using the term "Appstore" for its online shop for mobile gadget applications.
The Wall Street Journal on Monday reported that several bidders have stepped up to vie for Hulu, an online video website that Internet pioneer Yahoo was said to be eyeing as an acquisition.
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