Peter Sunde, one of the co-founders of torrent website Pirate Bay is currently working on a new product, with Heml.is designed to provide a completely secure and untraceable instant messaging service.
Apple has decided to abandon a two-year dispute with e-commerce giant Amazon over the usage of the trademark 'app store'. The decision coincides with the fifth anniversary of Apple launching its app store, having seen 50 billion app downloads in that time.
Microsoft has recently announced that Windows 8.1 will be launched in late August. Among a number of new features is Smart Search, where Bing Ads can be used to connect users with highly relevant ads.
After trialling the service since January, Facebook is set to introduce a full version of Graph Search to all US English users over the next few weeks.
The 'Father of the mouse' passed away on Tuesday aged 88. The acclaimed inventor reimagined the evolution of computing to become what we know today.
Users of Google AdWords will benefit from increased ease and speed of reporting, following changes to the service to introduce an integrated platform.
The UK's search engine market share stats for June 2013 have been published by StatCounter. The data shows a dip for Google, while Bing and Yahoo have shown some improvement - and it's a similar story in the US.
Whistleblower Ed Snowden is seeking asylum in numerous countries after the US revoked his passport, Snowden remains in Russia at present.
Instagram has generated a lot of interest since it launched video content last month, and this has come at the expense of rival Vine, which has experienced a dip in social media shares.
DuckDuckGo has launched its Search & Stories app following the steady growth of its web-based search engine. The new app for iOS and Android aims to combine search and stories, while it also allows its users to search anonymously.
Amazon AutoRip has proved highly popular in the United States, offering users a free digital copy of all the music they buy. The service has now been expanded to the UK.
24 search engines including Google, Bing and Yahoo have received letters from the US Federal Trade Commission, urging them to ensure there is clear distinction between their paid and natural search results.
According to a leading EU lawyer, Google is not to blame for the data that appears on its SERPs. Instead, Niilo Jaaskinen suggests individual sites must be held more accountable for their content.
Internet giant Google has been given 35 days to delete the data it harvested without authorisation between 2008 and 2010, while collecting panoramic images for its popular Street View service.
Facebook-owned Instagram and Twitter-owned Vine go head-to-head as Instagram announces the introduction of 15 second video clips. With 130 million monthly users compared to Vine's 13 million, will the new feature become a success for Instagram?
Microsoft has announced a number of changes to the upcoming Xbox One, following a largely negative reaction from gamers since the console was unveiled.
The US government's PRISM surveillance programme is believed to be the cause of a huge rise in search volume for DuckDuckGo. The anonymous, tracking-free search engine surpassed the three million daily searches milestone yesterday, just eight days after passing 2 million.
Culture Secretary Maria Miller has said that solution talks between politicians and ISPs have so far been a "dialogue of the deaf" in the lead up to today's summit.
Facebook is rumoured to be putting together an alternative for Google Reader, which will close down for good on July 1. The social network will attempt to tempt users away from other options such as Summly and Feedly.
Matt Cutts explains that if Google search results were run through the top heavy algorithm, they would be safe.
From today, Facebook users will be able to discover a wealth of information on a range of topics, following the introduction of Twitter style searchable hashtags.
According to the latest search engine market share data from StatCounter Global Stats, Bing and Yahoo enjoyed an increased share in May 2013. Meanwhile Google has dipped but remains at over 90 per cent of UK search volume.
Apple's voice search app, Siri, will use Bing as its default search engine following the iOS 7 update. The company announced the change yesterday at their worldwide development conference in California.
Google CEO Larry Page has issued a blog post in which he denies claims that the search engine has been helping the US government gather the online history of any individual.
Google has stated that by looking at data from searches and paid clicks prior to the release date of a film, the search engine giant is able to predict whether a movie will be a box office success or flop.
Google AdWords has announced full beta testing for images within PPC campaigns, following on from the success of sporadic testing which has taken place in previous months.
No love has been lost in the continuing battle for 3G rights between Apple and Samsung, as the latter won a ruling at the ITC in the US.
Blocking access to adult content on browsers has once again become a subject of public conversation, over a year after the proposal was rejected in government.
On the anniversary of a protest against the Chinese government The Great Firewall of China has implemented its new censorship policy on online encyclopaedia, Wikipedia.
Nick Clegg warns against a Communications Data Bill revival, suggesting that it could impact on personal privacy, while internet companies state that the legislation could affect internet freedom.