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Yahoo moved to strengthen the mobile portion of its revamped Flickr photo sharing service, acquiring the developer behind a popular photo editing app.
Microsoft's Bing increased the amount of "bird's-eye" imagery to Bing Maps by nearly half, but you still can't use it within the Windows 8 app.
Changes at Yahoo keep on coming; this time there's a new look for Yahoo Search.
Apple joins Facebook and Yahoo on Microsoft's side of the search-engine wars, but Bing's role as a backstop might still work to its disadvantage.
Yandex wants to use Open Graph and Schema.org to introduce something similar to Twitter deep linking, which allows users to access mobile apps from inside a tweet.
A recent government leak revealed the existence of a vast government data mining operation that included the participation of nearly all the top Web companies, with the exception of one: Twitter. Why did the powerful micro-blogging platform find itself not included in the program?
You have the right to be secure in your electronic communications. Here are a few tips on how to do it.
The six strike antipiracy measures have taken effect, although not all ISPs are playing, and apparently at least one entertainment company is practicing a variation on the policy.
Amsterdam authorities have conceded that people may rent out their rooms and houses on Airbnb as long as they don't do it all the time and abide by certain rules, the city government said on Friday.
Facebook is gearing up for a new project to simplify its advertising platform, making it easier for marketers to decide how to place ads across the site.
Rakuten, Japan's largest online retailer, is acquiring a U.S. logistics firm as it continues to build out its infrastructure to compete with foreign rivals like Amazon.com.
Amazon.com has set up a website with its brand in India, but will not be selling on the site.
If online distribution of digital editions is the future of magazines, you'll need someplace to host the files. Microsoft's SkyDrive has volunteered.
The new Yahoo privacy agreement allows the company to scan your email for information to create targeted advertisements.
A Japanese entrepreneur who founded one of the country's largest web portals and was a national celebrity before being jailed for securities fraud is now free and has launched a firm to develop smartphone apps.