Google chimes in with Songza purchase

While not official yet, Google is reportedly going to pay somewhere between $15 and $39 million for Songza, a streaming music service that specializes in customized playlists of recommended songs.

Microsoft boosts security in Outlook and OneDrive

Microsoft is increasing the levels of security in some of their major products, reinforce legal protections and increase transparency.

Twitter adds #Ramadan and #Eid hashtags for Muslim celebration

Thursday June 26 marked the beginning of the ninth month of the Islamic Calendar as Ramadan, the month of fasting and Twitter has added new Arabic language capabilities for hashtags.

The 2014 FIFA World Cup uses more data than 171 Super Bowls

The Brazilian firm responsible for Wi-Fi connections inside stadiums says that the 32TB of data already transmitted makes this sporting event the most connected ever.

Businesses to Box and Dropbox: you give us security headaches

Harris Interactive has a new survey that says a big chunk of the enterprise thinks cloud storage is a big time security threat.

FB@Work: Facebook's answer to LinkedIn

The company won't comment on the rumors but Facebook is apparently looking to waste even more of your time at work.

Google's Android L gets a dev preview on Nexus 5 and 7

The next incarnation of Android is still not stable but brave devs can get to play with irrespective.

Smartphones more important than alcohol or chocolate

A new study from Bank of America reveals that mobile phone users would rather give up alcohol or chocolate than their mobile devices.

Twitter rolls out mobile app install program

Today Twitter announced that it was rolling out its “mobile app installs” program, which lets companies promote their mobile apps in users’ feeds.

Google Wi-Fi snooping could lead to class-action lawsuits

The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected Google’s appeal that it did nothing wrong when it used Street View cars to tap into unsecured Wi-Fi networks.

Silent Circle ships security-conscious Blackphone

New $629 hyper-secure Blackphones were shipped today to people who pre-ordered the Android-based smartphones with beefed up security features.

Facebook toys with people’s emotions

A recent study revealed that people on Facebook exposed to positive news stories tend to write positive things and those fed negative stories tend to write negative things.

Address-based storage is the past: Introducing content-centric storage

We spoke to Arun Agarwal, co-founder and CEO of Infinio, about why a content-centric approach to storage is the most intelligent perspective from which to view the future of storage.

Facebook needs to get more diverse

Fully 69% male employees with about 57% being Caucasian, the social networking giant admits that it needs to better reflect the diversity of its audience.

Apple users buy more apps than Android ones

One platform is definitely more expensive than the other.