Facebook has announced it is buying immersive virtual reality gaming company Oculus in a deal worth around $2bn, and promises gaming is just the beginning.
A study by Marin Software predicts mobile will lead in pay per click search ads by the end of the year.
User freedom could be in jeopardy if the US allows other governments or organisations to become involved in internet regulation, according to former President Bill Clinton.
The Turkish government has banned Twitter after a document reportedly incriminating the Prime Minister in a corruption scandal was made available to users.
Larry Page talks to Charlie Rose about Google's plans for the future including machine learning and project Loon.
Google has announced the launch of Android Wear, an extension of its popular OS designed for wearable devices. The first smartwatches are set to launch later this year, with an app developer kit coming soon.
A new power structure will take control over the internet from US government and transfer it to individuals and businesses. It follows from years of activism by civil groups and from the efforts of whistle blowers like Edward Snowden.
In a bid to prevent the surveillance of online activity by governments and other official bodies, Google has started to encrypt searches in China.
Matt Cutts has confirmed that Author Rank is used by Google, and particularly comes into play within its section dedicated to in-depth articles within search results.
Children are to be taught the importance of cyber security as the UK faces lack of skills and awareness in defending itself from cyber-attacks.
Google is facing a class action lawsuit over children making unauthorised in-app purchases; similar problems cost Apple $32.5m earlier this year.
Google rolls out new AdWords customer ratings annotations which it believes should have a positive effect on click through rates for businesses of all kinds.
The search engine has said it will continue to challenge a legal ruling that has seen a controversial video taken down from YouTube after a copyright claim from one of its actors.
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.