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.
Colossal internet resource Wikipedia has begun beta testing for new feature Wikipedia Nearby, which can quickly provide information on significant landmarks in the user's near vicinity.
Apple CEO Tim Cook has appeared at the All Things Digital D11 Conference in California, answering questions covering Apple's shares and taxes, promising 'game changing' products in development, and questioning the appeal of Google Glass.
QR codes are to be introduced on Mercedes-Benz vehicles, with the intention of helping in the event of a car accident.
Waze may shortly be the subject of a $1 billion bid from Google, with Facebook amongst the competing bidders for the map software service.
Matt Cutts has officially announced the roll out of Penguin 2.0, a major update to the Penguin web spam algorithm. This is set to target black hat spam, resulting in a noticeable impact on 2.3 percent of queries.
After a five year legal battle, the High Court has found in favour of Interflora in a landmark AdWords case. Marks and Spencer's bidding on the Interflora brand name for PPC ads has been ruled as trademark infringement, with a damages payment yet to be decided.
Google AdWords has officially introduced the new Keyword Planner tool, which will be replacing the existing Google Keyword Tool and the AdWords Traffic Estimator in the near future.
Writing in a column for The Observer newspaper, Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt has outlined his thoughts on how the UK should go about reforming tax law for big corporations.
Marissa Mayer is in talks with Tumblr concerning a possible investment or acquirement, according to AllThingsD. Could this deal provide Yahoo with what it needs to gain access to a more youthful mobile-friendly audience?
Action has been taken against thousands of link sellers who had been influencing rankings as part of a PageRank network.
New features expected to be added to Google Maps have been released earlier than planned, as the search engine briefly put the new site live ahead of the expected unveiling at Google I/O this week.
Matt Cutts, head of webspam at Google, has spoken out on a number of plans that the search giant has for the next few months, including details of a significant update to Google Penguin.
Twitter UK director Dick Costolo is reported to have stepped down over the weekend, but is likely to remain CEO of Twitter's main operation. The move comes just days after UK subsidiary TweetDeck was dissolved by Companies House, following repeated failures to file accounts.
Facebook has revealed that its app launcher interface for Android has been downloaded more than one million times since it launched four weeks ago. It has also been found that Facebook Home is now available on Samsung Galaxy S4 and HTC One.
YouTube has launched a monthly rundown of the most popular adverts on their website, with April's top spot going to Evian's dancing babies.
Nokia CEO Stephen Elop has been criticised by shareholders for his decision to switch to the Windows phone OS. The company appears to be struggling as new devices like the Lumia fail to grab sufficient market share from Apple and Samsung.