Don't-Miss Web and Social Software Stories
Chrome security engineers have proposed that all websites that don't encrypt traffic be marked as insecure by browsers.
Snapchat doesn't offer an official Windows Phone app yet, but it's asked Microsoft to remove the unofficial ones, some of which have proved risky to users.
With a revamped profile and gamification, the sports-focused social network aims to undercut its major-league rivals.
Legal battles, labor scuffles, and dirty business tactics were on the rise this year as start-ups moved from sharing resources to on-demand everything.
At present, Facebook is pushing search queries to people and places that it has stored on its network.
Want to make GIFs, but you can't be bothered to use a photo editor or some of the other online tools? Try YouTube's ridiculously easy method.
Some sites have subdomains pointed at old domains that have long expired and can be registered by attackers
Uber drivers operating in Portland, Oregon risk fines up to $5000 as the ridesharing service comes to the city.
During its launch this week, Wire promised a Skype built with today's technologies. But when it comes to use privacy the new service doesn't appear to be that different than other platforms that came before it.
Scoot Networks lets riders reserve scooters by the hour
A solid Internet connection isn't always available on the road. Here's three ways to stay connected almost anywhere.
The broadband service is already in Kansas City and Provo, Utah.
The network promised a lot of great changes are coming to direct messages in the next year. The first is here.
A neural network-based system scores above average in writing natural captions.
There's no shortage of enterprise-centric Facebook facsimiles, but now Facebook itself may be looking to enter the fray.