Google Maps asked to take down image of an area in Richmond California, which depicts the body of a murdered teen from 2009.
The prime minister has welcomed Google and Microsoft attempts to prevent access to child abuse images, but warned he would bring forward new legislation if the plans were not properly implemented.
Head of search spam at Google Matt Cutts has uploaded a video explaining how to leave comments on blogs, looking closely at what is acceptable and what should be left out to avoid a spam penalty.
Snapchat has turned down a $3bn (£1.87bn) bid from Facebook, the largest bid ever made by the social media giant.
Baidu is being sued for 300 million yuan in a copyright infringement lawsuit brought by a group of online video providers. The Chinese search giant is accused of 'grabbing' video content from other sites.
Apple is rumoured to be developing a larger screened curved iPhone, shortly after the release of Samsung's Galaxy Round in South Korea.
Google's alterations to the way YouTube comments are added and seen has provoked a backlash from users, with many unhappy that they have to sign up for Google+ before they can post.
Wikimedia has announced Beta Features, a program that gives logged-in users the opportunity to test new software before it is fully released. Find out which Beta Features have been rolled out this week.
Twitter has released full details of its IPO, with 70 million shares to be offered at a price of $26 (£16.70)
The latest UK search engine market share data for October 2013 has been published by StatCounter Global Stats, showing slight declines for Google and Bing.
Google has introduced Helpouts, a service where over 1,000 experts are on hand to answer practical questions from users via video.
In an interview with the BBC, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has expressed the hope that Apple can one day work alongside rivals such as Google and Samsung in order to create better products.
After a reported delay of two weeks, Google release the long-awaited Android 4.4 operating system and its accompanying smartphone, the Nexus 5, which boast impressive new search features.
Two financial firms have filed a $124 million lawsuit against Twitter in Manhattan court, claiming the social networking giants tried to advantageously fix their share price for their upcoming IPO.
Google+ has announced a range of 18 new features and tools, aimed at increasing its user base. Tools for photo and video editing as well as custom URLs could well increase its appeal.
A recent University of Southern California study has discovered that in the last 12 months, Google have added over 1200 search locations and more than 750 ISPs to their search infrastructure.
Following the success of an IPO trial run by the New York Stock Exchange, Twitter will sell 70 million shares on the New York Stock Exchange in early November, in an effort to start turning a profit.
Banner ads have been appearing in SERPs as Google runs a "brand image experiment" with over 30 advertisers in the US. Find out how this would impact on organic search result pages if introduced for all branded keywords.
Google rolls out an update to the Ad Rank algorithm, used to determine the rankings of PPC ads. The improvements mean that ad extensions and formats will be used to calculate position, making them more important for advertisers.
The past week has seen a number of small updates emerge from Google headquarters, offering an interesting insight into the latest happenings at the search giant.
Nokia reveals its first venture into phablets and tablets with the Lumia 1520 and Lumia 2520.
A survey from mobile marketers Weve has revealed that young adults are increasingly using mobiles as their main screen. With more than ever purchasing through their mobile device, this has created a vital way for brands to engage with potential customers.
Google shares have risen by 6 percent overnight following the announcement of better-than-expected third quarter results.
The leading Russian search engine Yandex has launched 'Cocaine', an open-source development system which is expected to become a rival to Google's similar service.
Twitter has announced that it will list on the New York Stock Exchange rather than Nasdaq following problems with Facebook's IPO last year. Twitter's IPO is expected to go ahead in mid November despite growing losses.
Burberry CEO Angela Ahrendts is recruited by Apple for the newly created post of Senior Vice President for retail and online stores.
Google has updated its terms of service to include a new system whereby user interaction with a product can be shown to their friends' as a 'shared endorsement'.
As Google confirms that it has been updating PageRank less regularly than it once did, theEword looks at which signals the search engine giant is using to determine the ranking of pages following the Hummingbird update?
Sales of PCs have declined the sixth straight quarter, as tablets become the device of choice for many. Optimising sites for mobiles has now become more important than ever.