Access to social networking websites may be blocked in Kazakhstan on the campaigning silence day before the elections should the rules of campaigning be violated.
Google began rolling out a way for people to support websites they frequent and, in return, be rewarded with ad-free pages
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.
The US-based Environment News Service accused Malaysian government hackers of shutting down its website .
China's top court is putting pressure on Internet service providers to provide the personal details of Web users suspected of "rights violations".
Hachette Book Group defended itself against accusations of pushing up prices for e-books amid a dispute with online retail giant Amazon.
More than 70,000 people have already asked Google to delete links about them under Europe's "right to be forgotten" ruling, with some of the world biggest news sites the first to be hit.
Several Google websites have been blocked in China, a monitoring service said Tuesday, as authorities step up arrests and censorship before the 25th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown.
Turkey's top court ruled on Thursday that a blanket ban on YouTube violated individual rights and freedoms, clearing the way for the popular video-sharing site to come back.
Online commerce titan Amazon.com on Tuesday said it doubted that it would soon bury the hatchet with book publisher Hachette.
US online giant eBay announced Thursday the launch of Spanish and Portuguese versions of its popular auction and shopping website, hoping to boost its presence in growing Latin American markets.
Indonesia has ordered a ban on popular video-sharing website Vimeo after accusing it of hosting pornographic content, sparking social media fury.
Microsoft was scrambling Sunday to repair a security hole in its widely used Internet Explorer web browser, saying it had detected attempts to exploit the flaw.
China plans to restrict Internet giant Sina's right to publish after finding pornographic content on the portal, a report said Friday, in Beijing's latest move to tighten control of the web.
A US judge threw out Wednesday a lawsuit by Quentin Tarantino seeking $1 million from a gossip website for helping leak a screenplay for his latest planned movie.
Singaporean fans of Hello Kitty raged on the web Thursday after their frantic attempts to buy limited-edition toys from the McDonald's website failed when overwhelmed servers crashed, in the latest frenzy over the Japanese cat to hit the city-state.
Brazil's Congress on Tuesday passed comprehensive legislation on Internet privacy in what some have likened to a web-user's bill of rights, after stunning revelations its own president was targeted by US cyber-snooping.
Popular photo-sharing site Instagram was not working Saturday, as frustrated users quickly turned to social network Twitter and other web sites to share their complaints.
The mass expansion of Internet domain names could cause havoc for the defence of trademarks in cyberspace, the UN's intellectual property body warned on Monday.
Russia has blocked three major opposition news websites as well as the popular blog of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, the latest in a media crackdown that comes amid Moscow's standoff with the West over Ukraine.
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