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Twitter unblocks controversial content in Pakistan after review

The company had blocked the content in May at the request of the telecom regulator

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Report: Oracle in talks to buy hospitality tech vendor Micros for more than $5 billion

Micros' products would likely be aligned with Oracle's sales, marketing and support software lines

Hackers use YouTube to sell stolen credit card numbers, group says

An Internet safety group calls on YouTube to more proactively police uploaded videos.

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Salesforce takes a shot at Zendesk, Freshdesk with Desk.com upgrade

Desk.com customers can 'grow' along with Salesforce.com, unlike rivals, according to an executive

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Bing gets a performance boost from reconfigurable chips

In a project called Catapult, Microsoft is using field-programmable chips to speed up certain tasks

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Box buys cloud storage startup for streaming technology

Box will incorporate Streem into its cloud and file-sharing service.

Pinterest ramps up location search

The new tool is faster and better at predicting users' intentions, the company said.

FCC looking into complaints that broadband ISPs are dragging their heels

The agency is asking for information about complaints that large broadband providers are deliberately not upgrading peering arrangement to favor their own video services versus streams from, say, Netflix.

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New Apps security feature causes Google user confusion

Prompts to enter their mobile number for account verification caused an increase in support requests from puzzled users.

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Priceline will eat up OpenTable for a $2.6 billion tab

The companies share the same customers, Priceline CEO says

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HP CIO Ramon Baez sees your future in the cloud

In this Q&A, Baez explains how CIOs can make the most from the cloud and big data

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Large SAP customers are eager to enter the cloud, survey finds

But security and integration concerns over cloud services linger, according to the study

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PayPal launches 'PassPort' site to help merchants seize a growing overseas market

The site includes country-specific information, including shopping customs