An online petition has encouraged micro blogging site Twitter to make it easier and safer for users to report offensive Tweets in the future.
Google AdWords has announced further changes to increase the ease of use for reporting results, with easier access to bid adjustment data in Google Analytics.
Responding to a question on the issue of including content in expandable boxes with 'see more' buttons, Matt Cutts confirmed this would not be punished unless being done in a deliberately malicious way.
A survey by the American Customer Satisfaction Index has found that US customer satisfaction with search engines, portals and social networks is at its lowest level since 2003.
Insecure mobile Sims are putting millions at risk of being hacked and having their personal information accessed using only a home computer and a bogus operator text message.
Apple has moved to strengthen its security systems after user data on its app development portal was compromised. Researcher Ibrahim Balic released a video warning that he was able to access information such as user names and email addresses, but insisted he only wanted to warn the company about the problem.
In the latest quarterly earnings call, Google CEO Larry Page announced that 75 per cent of active Google Adwords campaigns have already migrated to Enhanced prior to the deadline which will see all campaigns switched to Enhanced.
Segmentation within Google Analytics is set to change dramatically, with the product from the market leading search engine looking to boost the functionality for users.
Falling display ad prices, ad sales and search revenues have been blamed for a continued revenue decline at Yahoo, who published their Q2 2013 earnings yesterday. CEO Marissa Mayer, tasked with turning the company around, has now been at the helm for one year.
The launch of Google for Nonprofits means UK charities will benefit from access to the same free resources as US charities, enabling them to enhance their websites and improve donations.
Sony has abandoned its attempt to overturn a £250,000 fine handed down after user data was reportedly compromised during a high profile hack in 2011.
Matt Cutts has explained how Google handles downtime in a recent video. He looks closely at the consequences of web pages going offline for both short and long periods of time, and the impact it can have on rankings.
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.