From the hot metal press to desktop publishing and broadcasting via radio or television, the media has always been driven by technology. Here's how the 125-year-old Financial Times is adapting.
Google is already a leading provider of mapping services, but it snatched up Waze because social mapping is smarter and more useful than just getting from Point A to Point B.
Microsoft’s “experimental research project” in social search, aptly called Socl, is ready to compete with the big networks. On Tuesday, the company rolled out new features, including a meme generator and animated GIF creator.
Facebook appears to have a new product up its sleeve that it will unveil next week at its headquarters in Menlo Park, California.
Glipho aims to become a "social publishing engine" for bloggers. It's neatly organized and easy to use, but right now, at least, Glipho's social reach is limited by the size of its own social network.
For the second year in a row, social media sites (including gaming and dating sites) are leading the way in consumer security and privacy protections, beating out Internet retailers and banks, according to an annual comprehensive audit by the Online Trust Alliance (OTA).
Google CEO Larry Page and Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Friday issued personal statements denying any knowledge of the National Security Agency's Prism surveillance program.
In an effort to quell outrage over the National Security Agency's surveillance programs, President Obama says the government is striking a balance between security and privacy.
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.
Like segregating your followees into manageable groups? Now you can't complain about bumping up against Twitter's List limitations.