Following its IPO in May, a number of top employees have chosen to leave Facebook. Yesterday, another three announced that they would be departing from the social network. The news has caused investors to worry further about the future of Facebook as it has faced a number of problems since its initial public offering.
A preview of Outlook.com has been launched by Microsoft. The design of the new webmail service includes a number of unique selling points, including no display ads and more space for messages. Microsoft's Chris Jones described it as a 'fresh look at email'.
Businesses are coming up with ingenious ways to navigate the restrictive Olympic branding guidelines using ambush marketing. Specsavers have produced posters in Korean that make reference to one of competition's biggest gaffes, while Paddy Power devised an ad campaign around a separate athletics event in London.
Samsung and Apple will be squaring up in a US courtroom today as their battle over smartphone patents reaches fever pitch. The chosen jury members will have to decide whether either company copied the other, with billions of dollars in fines and sales at stake.
Facebook smartphone rumours have resurfaced. It has been suggested that the social network is continuing to work alongside HTC, following its 'Buffy' smartphone project last year. It is thought that the company has even poached former Apple designers and engineers to help develop the smartphone.
In 2011, media analysts GroupM predicted a 16 per cent rise in internet ad spending. They have now revised this prediction to 18 per cent, with print media suffering the biggest dip in advertising investment.
Apple has published its latest quarterly financial results, which show a 21 per cent growth in profits and a 22 per cent rise in revenue. Nevertheless, the figures have come as a blow to investors who were hoping for significantly higher iPhone sales.
There will be no auction of UK 4G bandwidth until 2013 at the earliest, according to telecommunications regulator Ofcom. The organisation has denied that this represents a further delay to their original plan to run an auction by June 2012.
StatCounter Global Stats has published the UK search engine market share data for July 2012. The figures show Google is still leading by a long way despite a drop on last month, while Bing is steadily gaining.
Frank Nuovo, former designer at Nokia, reveals how the company could have led the smartphone market. Despite spending $40 billion of research, Nokia never brought its smartphone or tablet ideas to market, a mistake that has cost the company dearly.
Apple will be forced to display adverts on its UK website and in the media that say Samsung 'did not copy' its iPad design for their Galaxy Tab 10.1. The high court ruling comes just a week after a judge rejected Apple's infringement claims.
A World Bank study indicates that 75 per cent of the planet's population now has access to a mobile phone, up from one billion in 2000 to six billion in 2012. Much of this increase can be found in developing countries.
Former Google executive Marissa Mayer has agreed to become Yahoo's new CEO. While at Google, she was responsible for overseeing products like local search, Google Earth, Google Maps and Google Street View. She is also credited with helping to shape the look of Google's homepage.
MSNBC.com was a joint venture established by Microsoft and media giant NBC in 1996. Today it was revealed Microsoft has sold its 50 per cent stake in the digital network for a reported $300 million. The site has now been renamed NBCNews.com.
Over 450,000 password and usernames have been stolen from Yahoo. During a security breach, hacker group D33ds Company used an SQL injection to take passwords, which were then posted online. It is thought that Google, Microsoft and AOL services have also been compromised.
O2's network failure has continued into a second day, as hundreds of thousands reported a loss of coverage. The problem is down to a fault with the way some numbers are registered on the network, with engineers working through the night to find a solution.
Google has launched a tablet-specific app for its flagship social network. Google+ for iPad features enhanced styling of posts in the news stream, while also making it easier for tablet users to post comments and share content. At the same time, the company has improved its Google+ for iPhone app.
A flagship study from Mediascope Europe shows a far greater percentage of UK internet users than across Europe as a whole. The report also looks at smartphone and tablet use, as well as studying the importance of implementing a good online advertising strategy.
In an attempt to terminate the DNSChanger malware that has earned cyber criminals millions of pounds, the FBI is shutting down several servers. However, an estimated 300,000 computers that use these servers will be left without internet access from 5am today.
Samsung has predicted that profits will rise in the second quarter as a result of surging smartphone sales. The South Korean manufacturer believes that profits will rise regardless of an expected iPhone launch, current Apple patent issues along with the Galaxy Nexus and Galaxy Tab US ban.
The advert for Microsoft's new surface tablet was the most shared campaign in June, with over 250,000 people passing it on. This was more than ten times the amount of shares achieved by Apple's new Macbook ad and Samsung's Galaxy S III.
Apple has emerged best from the latest set of US smartphone market share statistics. Strong iPhone sales mean that the company's share grew by 1.7 per cent, while Google also posted a significant rise. These gains come at the expense of RIM and Symbian.
Google has offered the EU a resolution to its ongoing antitrust investigation, in which the company is accused of favouring its own sites over competitors, giving Google AdWords an unfair advantage over other advertising campaign trackers and using third-party content without permission.
Google was expected to launch a tool to disavow spammy links after hints from Matt Cutts last month. Now it seems Bing has beaten them to it, launching the Disavow Links tool last week - although its reasons for doing so are not yet clear.
Research In Motion (RIM) has announced its financial results, showing a revenue dip that is even worse than expected. The Q1 results are just one factor in RIM's deterioration as the BlackBerry manufacturer has also announced 5000 job cuts and BlackBerry 10 delays.
Google's Android 4.1 has been officially unveiled, including several new features that will change the way mobile search results are presented. The biggest development is Google Now, which will take information it already knows about users to create tailored feedback.
A judge has ruled that Samsung's Galaxy Tab 10.1 cannot be sold in the US after rival Apple complained it had infringed design patents associated with the iPad. Samsung has also claimed that Apple used its patented method for connecting mobile devices to the internet.
After weeks of rumours, Microsoft has finally announced a deal to buy business social network Yammer for $1.2 billion. The messaging service will be included in Microsoft's Office programme, alongside other acquisitions such as Skype.
Google TV will be sold in the UK from July, allowing viewers to use familiar Android software and access content via YouTube. However, the device will cost twice as much as Apple's equivalent product, and Google's first attempt at a television launch in 2010 was less than successful.
Twitter has announced that its recent prolonged outage was caused by a cascading bug. While hacking group UGNazi has claimed that it caused the downtime, Twitter has confirmed that this was not the case. This was the first time the site has suffered an outage for more than an hour since October 2011.