Google has requested that users fix any duplicate business listings that have arisen as the search giant upgrades local businesses to the new Google Places dashboard.
The latest UK search engine market share data published by StatCounter Global Stats reveals that in February 2014, Google saw a slight dip in volume while Bing enjoyed an increase.
Google webspam chief Matt Cutts takes a detailed look at paid links, including how to identify those which have been paid for using something other than money.
In an effort to increase internet access in developing countries, Facebook looks to make a deal with Titan Aerospace, an innovator of drone technology.
The 2014 Oscars ceremony saw many viewers once again using social media as a 'second screen' during the event, with over two million retweets for a celebrity snap from host Ellen DeGeneres.
A series of cyber attacks which led to the shutdown of Mt. Gox has resulted in an outcry from investors over the solvency of the exchange.
Matt Cutts has addressed writing styles in his most recent Webmaster Help Video. He has addressed whether it is more valuable to go for more simple or technical content, and how to get writing to appear in the search engine results pages.
Google has taken action against two unnamed Polish link networks, according to a tweet from the company's head of webspam Matt Cutts.
On Sunday, smartphone market leader Samsung launched its latest devices the Galaxy S5 and partner technology, the wearable Gear 2 and Gear 2 neo.
A Bing spokesman has said that sites containing a large number of spelling and grammar mistakes are likely to find their rankings will drop.
Google has launched Project Tango to build smartphones with 3D capability. Early prototypes are able to sense 3D motions and geometry, and have been described as experimental devices for the adventurous.
Facebook has bought WhatsApp for $19 billion (£11.4 billion), in a bid to reassert itself in the minds of younger users and make a play for the mobile sector.
According to a recent EU survey, the threat of costly roaming charges causes 1 in 4 to turn off their phones when travelling, and many more to drastically cut mobile internet usage.
VO5 and the Brit Awards will become the first British brands on Wednesday, to use Twitter's multi-screen video service alongside a live broadcast.
Kickstarter fell victim to a security breach last week, triggering an apology from CEO Yancey Strickler after user data was left vulnerable to hackers.
Facebook has added a range of gender options to the site, which is says will allow users to better express themselves than ever before.
Fashion is ahead of the online retail pack, increasing sales by 258% between 2009 and 2013.
Virtual currency Bitcoin has experienced another setback after a series of hacks has left some consumers unable to withdraw coins.
Smartphone manufacturer HTC reveals slumping sales and revenues in its latest financial results. The Taiwan company hopes to reverse two years of decline with a new focus on cheaper smartphones.
Independent game maker Dong Nguyen has taken his Flappy Bird game off app stores after suggesting the reaction to the game was causing him too much distress to continue.
In its first ever earnings call since going public, Twitter has reported of stagnant user growth and a drop in engagement over the past three months. Discover what the social networks plans to do over 2014 to turn this around.
The long running European antitrust accusations against Google have been settled at last, with the case brought to a close over a year later than the identical action in the United States.
Google owned video sharing site YouTube is fighting fraudulent use of the site's viewing system, and will begin periodically checking views to assess whether they are genuine.
The latest UK search engine market share stats have been published by StatCounter Global Stats, showing Bing made a small gain in volume in January 2014 while competitors declined slightly.
YouTube's vice president of content Tom Pickett faced a mixed reception at the music industry's annual Midem show in Cannes, as insiders debated the merits of the site's involvement with artists and labels.
Head of webspam at Google Matt Cutts has confirmed that article directory submission - a technique that has fallen out of favour with most webmasters - is an ineffective and potentially damaging tactic.
French link network Buzzea has permanently shut down, following an announcement from Google head of webspam Matt Cutts that action was to be taken against the website.
Google head of webspam Matt Cutts has revealed in his latest Webmaster Help video why older sites may not maintain their rankings over time; citing complacency as the enemy.
Further information released by whistleblower Edward Snowden suggests that UK and US surveillance companies use popular smartphone apps such as Angry Birds to gather information on users.
Google joins Yahoo, Facebook and IBM in its efforts to further the progress of artificial intelligence through deep learning programmes.