Skyhook Promises Constant Mobile Location Without Battery Drain

The SDK version also reduces power use by optimizing how the software interacts with the hardware.

New Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer Skips Earnings Call

Yahoo's new CEO, Marissa Mayer, was absent from the company's quarterly earnings call on Tuesday, disappointing any analysts who might have been hoping for an...

Will Marissa Mayer Bring New Life to Yahoo as CEO?

Yahoo's appointment of longtime Google executive Marissa Mayer as its new CEO is a bet on a strong, competent leader, though one without experience in the...

Skype Glitch Sends Messages to the Wrong Contacts

Skype, a division of Microsoft, confirmed on Monday that a glitch in its software has led to instant messages being shared with unintended parties.

LinkedIn Unveils Redesigned Home Page

LinkedIn unveiled an expected redesign of its home page on Monday, highlighting a cleaner interface and features intended to make updated content easier to find... Owner Betaworks to Acquire Digg

The news-sharing website Digg will be acquired by technology investment firm Betaworks, according to blog posts put out by both companies.

Microsoft Launches Its Own Angel Fund

Microsoft has launched Bing Fund, an angel fund with an incubator program that will make Microsoft resources available to startups..

In Pursuit of Business Plan, Twitter Riles Developers

The changes Twitter is making to its API policies triggered a wave of protest among its developers, but they might be necessary for the strategy Twitter has laid...

EMG Sues Google for Infringing Mobile Device Technology

EMG Technology has sued Google in U.S. District Court, alleging that Google's Chrome mobile browser infringes a patent EMG holds related to touch Internet...

Facebook's App Center Available to All Users in Most English-speaking Countries

Facebook has expanded access to its App Center to all users in Australia, Canada, India, Ireland, New Zealand, South Africa and the U.K., the company said...

Yahoo, Facebook Settle Patent Dispute

UPDATE: In a statement, the companies say they have forged an advertising partnership and will expand an existing content distribution agreement.

Twitter Bolsters Search Functionality

Twitter will bolster search functionality to automatically complete users' queries and suggest related search terms, among other improvements announced in a blog...

Pew Survey: Tech Companies Will Have Mixed Record on Dealing With Repressive Regimes

Internet experts are divided over whether technology companies will cooperate in the coming decade with repressive regimes that seek to limit or monitor...

RealNetworks CEO Quits, Rob Glaser Returns on Interim Basis

Thomas Nielsen has stepped down after just eight months as CEO of RealNetworks, the Seattle-based company best known for its RealPlayer multimedia-streaming...

Twitter Releases First Report on Gov't Requests for User Information

Twitter released a report on Monday about the user information requests it has received from governments this year and how it responded to them.