Apple WWDC Update: new Macbook Air uses Haswell, Safari doesn't suck as much, web developers will need to buy a new system

WWDC, Apple's annual orgy of announcements, self-love, and fanboy mania is also home to announcements that can shift billions of dollars around stock markets, from consumers into Apple's pockets, and from Google into Android updates.

Google faces UK action over Safari tracking

Google is facing legal action in the UK, over the Safari privacy breach  that saw the company slapped with a record fine from the Federal Trade Commission last year.

Consumer Watchdog fails to increase Google fine

Google is facing the biggest fine ever imposed by the Federal Communications Commission, a massive $22.5 million.

Record fine for Google over Safari tracking cookies

Google's been hit with a whacking $22.5 million fine for violating a privacy settlement with the FTC and tracking the activity of Safari users.

Pearltrees iPhone app goes live

Pearltrees is routinely used to embed data related to a particular topic in a way that is easy to navigate.



Google faces record fine for privacy breach

Google may be forced to pay an unprecedented $22.5 million fine for violating Apple users' privacy, according to reports.

Record-breaking Safari update patches mass bugs

Apple patched 83 vulnerabilities in its Safari browser yesterday.

Google will add "Do Not Track" to Chrome

If you use Chrome and you don't like the idea of Google tracking your every click and website visit, you will soon have a "do not track" option.

FTC urged to investigate Google over Safari cookies

Three US lawmakers have written to the Federal Trade Commission querying whether Google's been violating a consent agreement that it reached with the FTC last year.

Google accused of illicit iPhone tracking

Google's been accused of 'tricking' Safari to bypass security settings and track iPhone and iPad users' locations through cookies.

Android nabs #2 spot for mobile browsing

The browser that comes built-in with Google's Android operating system has just become the second most popular mobile browser.

Study linking IE users to low IQ was a hoax

A seemingly legitimate study that showed Internet Explorer users as having starkly low IQs has turned out to be an elaborate hoax.

Google Apps ending support for older browsers

If you've been hesitant to update your Internet browser, you may want to pay attention to this.

Mac Defender variant sidesteps Apple's security patch

A new variant of Mac Defender has been spotted in the wild. The latest iteration of the malware is apparently capable of neatly sidestepping a recently released OS X security update targeting the original Defender.

Critics say pro-Android browser study hella flawed

A study that compared browser load times on Android versus iOS is being slammed with criticism.

Chrome reigns supreme as Safari and IE Pwn2Owned

Google's Chrome browser reigned supreme on Thursday as hackers at the Pwn2Owned conference successfully exploited Apple's Safari and Microsoft's Internet Explorer. 

Is Internet Explorer dying?

It seems as if Microsoft's bloated Internet Explorer (IE) browser may be headed to the scrap heap. And you know what? It's about damn time.

Internet Explorer 9 beta reaches 2 million downloads

Within just two days, more than two million people have downloaded the beta version of Microsoft's newest Internet browser.

Drive-by iOS jailbreak sparks security concerns

The recently launched JailBreakMe website allows users to easily crack a variety of mobile Apple devices. However, the drive-by patch has also sparked serious concern amongst numerous security researchers.

Internet Explorer continues to build back market share

After years and years of seeing other browsers chip away at its browser dominance, Microsoft's Internet Explorer is gaining back market share, and that trend has continued with the latest numbers reported.