For nearly 7,000 of the more-than-12,000 U.S. requests during the first half of 2013, only non-content data was disclosed. However, more than 4,500 requests during that period resulted in the disclosure of actual user content by Yahoo.
Facebook had its eye on cloud service company Parse for years and considered a different partnership before snapping up the company in April, Parse CEO Ilya Sukhar says.
By getting into the business of selling application development tools, Facebook wants to support an even tighter bond between apps and the site.
Yahoo's ongoing attempt to reinvent itself now includes a new logo.
Topsy announced Wednesday that it has indexed Twitter’s complete archive of public tweets dating back to 2006, giving users simple search tools to use.
Microsoft wants to build a better mobile phone through its acquisition of Nokia's mobile phone business. One way it hopes to do that? By improving its maps applications to better compete against Google's.
Facebook hopes a large wood working shop installed in one of its buildings on the Facebook campus will inspire some of its employees to apply some new thinking to the jobs they were hired to do.
Twitter confirms the Trendrr acquisition in a tweet, saying that the company would help the social network “build great tools for the rest of the TV ecosystem.”
What do bitcoin, emoji, and selfies have in common? They're all now official words, at least according to the Oxford dictionary.
Yahoo has redesigned its Sports, Movies, Music, TV, omg, Games and Weather sites with a more consistent look and some personalized tools, the company said Tuesday.
A U.S. judge has approved a $20 million fund for Facebook to settle a class-action advertising suit, despite objections from groups representing minors on the site.
As of this past May, 70 percent of U.S. residents ages 18 and older access the Internet via high-speed broadband, although the rate of broadband adoption has been sluggish, according to survey results released Monday by the Pew Research Center's Internet and American Life Project.
The NSA paid millions to compensate companies' surveillance costs, new documents claim.
Half of teenagers have avoided a mobile app due to concerns about personal information, a new Pew Research Center's Internet and American Life Project survey found
According to a declassified document from the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, the National Security Agency acquired thousands of digital communications from Americans as of 2011 -- a misuse of its authority, the Electronic Freedom Foundation contends.