Google sued for alleged anti-semitism

Google's in trouble again over whether its Autocomplete feature is libelous - and this time complaints of anti-semitism are in the air.

Google finally defeats Microsoft in government contract battle

Google, partnering with Onix Networks, has won a major contract from the Department of the Interior, after threatening to sue the agency for bias.

Microsoft takes stake in Barnes & Noble's e-book business

Microsoft is making a $300 million investment in Barnes & Noble, creating a new subsidiary aimed at promoting the Nook.

Apple claims it pays plenty of tax

Apple's become embroiled in a row about the amount of tax it's paying in the US.

Street View engineer told managers about collecting payload data

Google has released a full version of the FCC's report into its gathering of personal data with Street View cars - revealing that the 'rogue engineer' who gathered the data told colleagues that he was doing so.

House defies Obama to pass CISPA cybersecurity bill

The House of Representatives has passed the controversial Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act (CISPA), despite strongly-worded objections and a threat of a veto from the White House.

Athletes sue Samsung over Olympic app

You might find it interesting to discover just how closely you're linked to Olympic athletes Mark Spitz and Janet Evans - but they're not so keen to get closer to you.

Will Apple decline in a post Steve Jobs era?



Despite Apple's rather impressive success in recent years, one prominent industry analyst believes the company will inevitably decline in a post Steve Jobs world.

First ever loss for Nintendo as Wii sales falter

Nintendo's posted its first ever annual loss, following disappointing sales of the Wii and price cuts for both the Wii and the 3DS.

Apple profits soar on record iPhone sales

Apple's profits almost doubled in the first quarter of this year compared with last, hitting $11.6 billion. Revenue increased 59 percent to reach $39.2 billion.

Motorola wins Xbox 360 patent ruling, pushes for US ban

Motorola's persuaded an International Trade Commission (ITC) judge that Microsoft's Xbox 360 violates four of its patents - and is now pushing for an import ban.

Google more than doubles lobbying spend

Google's laying out more money on lobbying the US government than Apple, Facebook and Microsoft combined.

How to beat the stock market: read online reviews

When you give a product a bad review on Amazon, you're not just influencing other shoppers - you're driving the manufacturer's stock price down too.

Australian 3G 'really 4G', claims Apple

Apple's defending its '4G' branding of the iPad in Australia, saying it's technically correct.

'No-poaching' lawsuit can go ahead

Apple, Google and Intel are among seven technology companies to face an antitrust lawsuit over allegations that they conspired not to poach one another's staff.

Sony-EMI deal expected to win approval today

A Sony-led consortium is set to get the green light from European regulators for its takeover of EMI's music publishing business.

Larry Page 'can't recall' Java licensing talks

Google CEO Larry Page has told a jury his company 'did nothing wrong' by using Java software, acquired by Oracle when it took over Sun Microsystems, in its Android products.

Twitter puts patents in hands of engineers

Twitter's seized the moral high ground by giving control of its patents to its staff, and promising never to become a patent troll.

Android copyright trial starts today

The trial, in San Francisco federal court, is due to start this afternoon or tomorrow, after a deadline passed on Friday for the companies to reach a settlement.

FCC fines Google over Street View probe delays

Google's had its knuckles rapped by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) for being too slow to cooperate with an investigation into Street View's unlawful collection of data.