Well, now we know why Google News wasn't, well, very new for four hours on Tuesday: the company had frozen the site to implement a new redesign aimed at making it more personalized.
Researchers from Lockheed Martin and the University of Maryland have kicked off a study of social media website chatter - which could theoretically be used to help emergency responders save lives during disasters.
The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) and Twitter have reached an agreement over charges that the latter entity failed to protect users from security breaches which allowed hackers to access a number of accounts.
People trust Apple more than Facebook, and Google more than Twitter, according to a poll from Zogby Interactive.
Twitter has added a location feature, allowing users to tag tweets with specific places.
Twitter is warning that the World Cup could lead to outages, after a week in which the site has been up and down like a soccer ball.
In the wake of its Promoted Tweets launch, Twitter has acquired web analytics company Smallthought Systems.
Twitter is testing a new URL shortening feature that it says will improve security - and that could also give Twitter a lot more saleable information on its users.
Baboons with MBAs who can type 140 characters a minute jump to front of employment line.
There are nearly two-and-a-half times as many people using mobile Facebook, Twitter, and Myspace apps than there were last year, confirming it as the dominatingly largest growth area for the industry.
Twitter is banning third-party ads, saying it's all about preserving the site's integrity. So not about the money at all.
The American Civil Liberties Union is to help two Twitter users fight to keep their identities secret after they tweeted criticism of Pennsylvania attorney general Tom Corbett.
The Dalai Lama is to hold his first Twitter conversation today, bringing spiritual sustenance to Buddhists in China in 140 characters or fewer.
Twitter has been stepping up its presence in the mobile world. Until recently, it relied on third-party developers to create Tweeting apps and provide users with a variety of mobile Tweeting options.
Security researchers have positively identified an automated toolkit that creates a custom bot using Twitter as a virtual command and control (C&C) platform.
Google has just pushed out its latest update to the Android version of Google Maps, which adds a slew of new functionality including the ability to instantly post location info to social networking sites.
Motorola is reportedly preparing to launch an Android-powered smartphone with a "flip-around" display in June 2010.
A British man has been fined £1,000 for sending a tweet in which he joked about blowing up an airport.
Twitter is back to normal after fixing a rather embarrassing security glitch that allowed users to forcibly add celebrity members of the popular social networking site to their "followers" list.
No, Apple's nascent Gianduia platform will not kill Flash for the masses. That is what HTML5 is for - at least according to Steve Jobs.