Apple switched on its push email services for iOS devices in Germany again after posting a bond of €100 million (US$135 million).
Germany's Federal Patent Court invalidated an Apple photo-management patent because Steve Jobs showed how the technology worked during a keynote months before the company applied for the patent in Europe.
PayPal's parent company, eBay, plans to acquire payments startup Braintree for approximately US$800 million in cash to enhance PayPal's mobile capabilities.
The creation of a pan-European patent system will help spread abusive patent litigation to Europe and could lead to E.U.-wide sales bans on products, leading tech vendors have claimed.
Cloud storage locker Dropbox has joined Google, Microsoft, Yahoo, LinkedIn and Facebook in their quest for permission to publish the number of data requests they have received from the U.S. government, and the number of users affected by those requests.
SafeGov.org is calling for strict controls on the use of commercial cloud services for email and documents in education, contending that those services compromise student privacy.
GoDaddy's acquisitions are part of a broader strategy to better service small businesses, according to a GoDaddy PR representative.
Vodafone is close to acquiring Kabel Deutschland, Germany's largest cable operator, for €7.7 billion ($10 billion).
Graphics software company Micrografx sued Google, its subsidiary Motorola Mobility, and Samsung Electronics, alleging that the Galaxy SIII, Galaxy S4 and several Nexus devices infringe three of its patents.
Google will team with the online-learning consortium backed by Harvard, MIT, Stanford and others to build out a new site that can be used to host courses online.
Going head-to-head with Apple and Google, Sony has launched the PlayStation Vita TV set-top box to bring video and games to TVs.
Facebook revealed a new tool that enables news organisations to tap into user comments and display them online or on TV in real-time.
The spike is likely being caused by a botnet, according to one of the original Tor developers.
Hackers, criminals and advertisers are at the top of the list of groups people wish to avoid, according to the survey from the Pew Research Center's Internet Project and Carnegie Mellon University.