ISPs in the US will now send users a series of warnings if they are suspected of file sharing, under the Copyright Alert System. The scheme is being run across five major providers, with repeat offenders potentially having their internet access limited.
The new Nokia 105 and Nokia 301 devices will have battery life of over a month, the Finnish mobile developer revealed at the Mobile World Congress event which is currently underway in Barcelona.
Google's Matt Cutts has released a blog post warning webmasters to avoid paid links, after retailer Interflora was punished for exchanging paid links with media sites.
Google Shopping has rolled out new paid-for services in 11 new countries, including the UK. This change will see a global transition to paid product listings, where retailers will have to pay for their products to appear in the Shopping search results.
Sony has unveiled details of their next console, the Playstation 4. Speaking at an event in New York, the technology giant revealed superior graphics and increased sharing options with friends.
Ofcom has auctioned off UK airwaves to be used for 4G coverage, with winning bidders including Vodafone, O2 and Three. Despite huge benefits to the public, smaller mobile companies may have missed out, while the auction did not raise the predicted £3.5bn.
Apple is the most valuable company in the world, according to the annual rankings produced by Brand Finance. However, a strong showing from Samsung has seen it jump from sixth to second.
A hacking attempt on Facebook described as a 'sophisticated attack' took place last month, however the social media giant revealed that all user data remained completely safe.
Twitter has announced that its API is set to get two additions over the next few weeks. There will be the introduction of metadata for language detection, and developers will also be able to detect the quality of a tweet.
A study into social advertising trends has revealed that 66 per cent of advertisers are including paid social advertising as part of their online campaigns, and around half include social promotions in their offline advertising material.
UK search engine market share stats for January 2013, published by StatCounter Global Stats, reveal that Google has suffered yet another dip in search volume, while Bing continues to grow. Meanwhile, coming changes could also spell success for the Microsoft search engine.
Bill Gates stated that he believes Bing to be 'the superior product' to Google, speaking on a range of technology issues during an 'Ask Me Anything' session on the popular website Reddit, which is also frequented by Barack Obama.
Dutch patent-holders claim Joannes Jozef Everardus van der Meer was awarded the rights to the 'like' button in 1998, five years before Facebook appeared.
Russian search engine Yandex has become the fourth largest search engine, pushing Bing down to fifth place. Google is still in first place, while China's Baidu and Yahoo are ranked second and third.
Google AdWords is to see significant changes today, with a number of updates to be made. Enhanced campaigns are being introduced to the service, with major differences to targeting and scheduling.
The Australian High Court has overturned a previous ruling, deciding that Google is not responsible for misleading or deceptive content third parties include in AdWords PPC ads. Google's battle with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission has lasted several years.
Superbowl 47 saw the Baltimore Ravens take on the San Francisco 49ers in New Orleans. The Ravens came out on top in the game, but there was a very different winner in the race for most Google searches during the contest.
Mobile network Three has announced plans to give users an upgrade to 4G at no extra charge, in direct contrast to rival network EE's controversial price plan.
CEO Thorsten Heins announced that Research In Motion (RIM) will be trading under BlackBerry from 4 February 2013. At the BlackBerry 10 launch event, he also unveiled the touch-screen Z10 and the Q10, which comes with a keyboard.
YouTube users may soon have to pay a monthly subscription fee for certain premium channels, as well as one off 'pay-per-view' videos. Unnamed sources have reported that YouTube are considering introducing these premium elements.
Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has revealed the company is launching a "big push" to regain search engine market share as well as an interface overhaul. Yahoo's Q4 2012 earnings published this week reveal growth for the first time in four years.
Twitter has been overtaken by Google+ in terms of active monthly users, becoming the second most popular social network behind Facebook.
Google has moved to reassure users with a blog post outlining the processes it goes through whenever a government data request is received, including the reasons why it may or may not comply.
Facebook has blocked its competitors from the social graph, preventing Twitter and Yandex apps from accessing Find Friends, an action it previously took against Twitter and Google.
Changes to Google image search are to be introduced today, with the process of finding pictures through the search giant streamlined significantly. The new version is expected to benefit webmasters, with a higher click through rate and reduced load on hosting servers.
Google's Q4 earnings totalled $14.42bn, according to an announcement yesterday. This means the company made a record $50 billion (£31.5bn) during 2012, despite problems with declining cost per click and the Motorola Home deal not being included.
Twitter has revealed tweet data related to Barack Obama's inauguration speech, with over a million tweets sent in total, compared to fewer than 100,000 in 2008. This huge increase shows not only the expanded influence of social media, but how successfully the President has utilised it.
Google says it took down 224 million 'bad ads' during 2012 for violating its advertising policy. 889,000 user accounts spanning 223 countries were also removed.
Google CEO Larry Page talks about the search engine giant's moon shot projects and the importance of technology companies thinking further afield.
eBay has revealed their financial details for 2012, with the online auction company bringing in $757m in profit over the year. It is believed that the improvement in sales is largely down to the increased popularity of shopping on mobile devices.