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The Chinese search giant unveiled a new app distribution model on Thursday.
Tumblr is working to resolve an issue causing seemingly random content to be posted to people's blogs that they didn't put there themselves, with pornography showing up in some instances.
A widely used Bitcoin wallet service plans to issue refunds to people who saw their bitcoins stolen as a result of a weakness in its application.
Twitter has announced a new feature designed to give people a better sense of the context behind the site's characteristically short, 140-character tweets.
Powered by LinkedIn's 200 million users, the new service returns a treasure trove of data on colleges, so you can see where alumni live and work, among other data.
Facebook has designed a system that would allow individuals and advertisers to make direct connections to those physically nearby that share similar interests or are open to receiving certain advertisements.
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The use of tools to detect malicious patterns in apps led Facebook to temporarily disable some legitimate third-party apps that integrate with the social networking website.
Facebook's new mobile payment system may place it in direct competition with PayPal.
Facebook wants to use a new type of flash for long-term storage of data such as photos and videos.
Several Bitcoin wallet applications have been upgraded following a serious cryptography problem in Android that could allow attackers to steal the virtual currency.
Twitter has acquired Marakana, a company that provides open-source training, in a deal that will lead to the formation of a new development program at the social network dubbed "Twitter University."
A prominent U.S. Senate committee has launched a formal inquiry to investigate criminal activity and other risks tied to the use of virtual currencies such as Bitcoins. It's the first congressional inquiry into virtual currencies at a broad scale.