Google staff past and present have been sharing stories of living on campus to help boost their career at the company. Some have said they spent time living in cars and vans in Google car parks, sometimes for up to a year.
Webmaster trends analyst John Mueller has been answering questions about whether or not sites will need to wait for another Penguin update in order to see if their work addressing previous issues has been successful.
Twitpic has decided to shut down for good on 25 September, after Twitter demanded the photo-sharing company withdraw its application for a trademark or risk losing access to the API.
Google AdWords has announced the launch of a new ad extension known as Callouts. The short snippets of text are designed to highlight additional product or service information that will appeal to customers.
Google achieved an 88.82 per cent UK search engine market share for August, the same figures it posted the previous month. Elsewhere, Yahoo managed to take 0.3 per cent of the market share from rival Bing.
The mobile taxi app Uber has been declared illegal across all of Germany. A court in Frankfurt made the ruling yesterday, and said that the app lacked the necessary legal permits for drivers to carry passengers.
Google has published a video on its YouTube channel titled 'Introducing Project Wing', which shows a delivery drone dropping off a small package of dog food at a farm in the Australian outback.
Twitter has announced that its analytics dashboard is rolling out to all users. The dashboard - showing tweet impressions and engagements - was previously only available to advertisers, verified users and Twitter card publishers.
As of 1 July 2015, only smartphones that have been manufactured with a 'kill switch' will be sold in California, in an effort to prevent mobile phone theft in the state.
Facebook warns publishers that it is updating the newsfeed algorithm to target click-bait headlines. The social media giant says such headlines drown out the real content which users want to see.
The BBC has provided details of the 12 pieces Google has taken down because of 'right to forgotten' requests since the new legislation came into force in May.
To celebrate the 10-year anniversary of Google's IPO, head of search Amit Singhal has written a blog post that lists his department's 10 biggest achievements since 2004.
Google has made two updates to its AdWords service. The first, a new feature which allows advertisers to track call conversions, has been praised; while the second, a change which forces the use of variant keywords, has been criticised.
Numerous SEO companies and website owners have received an extortion email in which the sender has threatened to permanently ruin their rankings on Google if they do not pay $1,500.
A survey of 18-29 year old consumers by G/O Digital has found that Facebook is the most popular platform for researching small and local businesses.
Apple has followed the example of Facebook, Google and Twitter by releasing a detailed report which divulges the ethnicity and gender structure of its workforce, and has commented that it needs to improve.
A viral article has led some to delete Facebook Messenger from their mobile phones. The article has made many feel that their privacy has been invaded. Yet Facebook and technology experts say that the problem is really in the wording.
New York-based viral content website BuzzFeed has announced that Andreessen Horowitz, a leading venture capital firm from California, has made a $50 million investment in the company, bringing its value to $850 million.
July 2014's UK search market share stats show a slight decrease for Google, while Yahoo rises 0.33 per cent and Bing jumps back above a 6 per cent share for the first time since February.
Some three years since their bitter legal battle began, Apple and Samsung are set to drop all non-US lawsuits against each other, as the two technology giants have reached an agreement and released a joint statement.
Google has launched a new service in the US, News Publisher Center. The search engine says that the new service will help it to discover new content by allowing webmasters to make changes to Google's record of the website.
The long-anticipated iPhone 6 is expected this autumn, but Apple's new advert for the 5S indicates that they would like to push sales of the current model.
Twitter shares have gone up by 35 per cent due to an increase in monthly active users. This is despite a reported net loss of $145 million in its new earnings report.
OkCupid defends the implementation of human experiments on websites. The site founder Christian Rudders says that this is how websites work, adding that modern internet users should expect to be subject to hundreds of tests each day.
The Amazon Fire smartphone is now available to the US market. Its many features include a 4.7-inch screen, a 13-megapixel camera, 3-D imagery, a scanning app and round-the-clock interactive technical support.
Representatives from Google, Bing and Yahoo will today meet EU privacy watchdogs in Brussels to discuss the 'right to be forgotten' ruling - meanwhile in the UK, media editors write to the PM urging him to resist the ruling.
iPhone sales are up by four million units compared to this time last year, despite the iPhone 6's release expected sometime this autumn.
A report looking into the digital transformation of businesses has shown that while many believe they are in the process of change, the reality is different, and that company cultures may need to change.
Whilst almost 20 per cent of the US search currently takes place on Bing, Yahoo has an all-time low grasp of 9.8 percent, according to fresh statistics gathered by comScore.
Microsoft search engine Bing has followed Google's lead and introduced a 'right to be forgotten' form, which European users can fill in to request that embarrassing search results related to them are removed.