Scientists have turned on a web-based database specifically for robots, designed to let them share information about their behavior and environment.
With interest in the sinking of the Titanic reaching, well, titanic proportions, genealogy site Ancestry.com has released thousands of records online relating to the passengers and crew.
The Federal Communications Commission is hoping to drastically reduce cellphone theft with the introduction of a new, national database of phone IDs.
Google's admitted that its staff scraped a Kenyan competitor's database to try and steal its customers.
Facebook's teamed up with security firm Websense to check every link users click on for malware.
Spanish police have arrested a hacker who attempted to blackmail Nintendo over stolen customer information.
Google and Harvard University have launched a searchable database of over five million books - about four percent of all books that have ever been printed.
The World Oral Literature Project (WOLP) has taken a leaf out of the biologists' book, and launched an online database of the world's disappearing languages.
Around 16,000 sex offenders and prisoners on parole were left unmonitored for 12 hours last week, as a crucial database hit its limits.
Foursquare experienced two outages yesterday, the longest lasting about 11 hours, thanks to an unexpected database problem.
Look, we'd all like our jobs to be made a little easier. But some Spanish forensic anthropologists have a rather big request - the creation of a global database of everybody in the world.