Apple bows to pressure over renewable energy

If you want to get Apple to do something, try dressing up as a giant iPhone. It's worked for Greenpeace, whose campaign against the company's reliance on 'dirty power' has succeeded.

Google creates Knowledge Graph for better-targeted search results

Google's introduced what it's calling the Knowledge Graph to search results, aiming to make them more context-relevant.

Google eyes Chrome browser for iOS

Google is reportedly coding an iOS-specific version of its Chrome browser for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.

As IPO looms, Facebook changes privacy policy again

Facebook's updating its data use policy yet again, in an attempt to satisfy the Irish data protection authority - and potential shareholders.

Bing revamped with clearer social content

Microsoft's rolling out its first big update to Bing since the search engine first launched three years ago.

Microsoft under heavy fire for Windows 8 browser blockade

Microsoft has come under heavy fire from Mozilla for allegedly blocking third-party browsers from operating in Windows 8 (RT-ARM) Classic mode.

Facebook creates new App Center, aims to promote mobile

Facebook's created an App Center - not so much a store, but a showcase where users can browse the best Android, iOS, mobile and web apps that integrate with the social network.

Dell touts Linux laptop for Android, JS devs

Dell is prepping a dev-centric laptop that runs Ubuntu 12.04 on XPS13 Ultrabook hardware.

Are you a Facebook addict?

Well, Facebook addiction must exist: Norwegian researchers have created a psychological scale to measure it.

How to measure your Facebook addiction

Dr. Cecilie Schou Andreassen of the University of Bergen has a theory about why some people develop chronic Facebook dependency.

Windows 8 sparks concern amongst vendors

Microsoft Windows 8 has long been touted as the savior of the laptop and notebook market - which faces a very real threat from Apple's iPad and various Android tablets. 

How celebrities spread Twitter's biggest-ever story

Steve Martin and Kim Kardashian drove the breaking of the news of Osama bin Laden's death.

Google Chrome OS to get Drive integration

Mountain View is preparing to integrate its new Google Drive Cloud-based storage platform with the upcoming version of its flagship Chrome operating system.

Apple: iOS and OS X will not converge

Apple CEO Tim Cook says iOS (iPad) and OS X (iMac, MacBooks) will remain two distinct operating systems for their respective lineup of devices.

Google Drive goes live

Mountain View has finally take the wraps off its long awaited Google Cloud-based Drive, which can be used to create, share, collaborate and store data. 

Email creator inducted into Internet Hall of Fame

Ray Tomlinson sent the first network email in 1971 and saved the now familiar "@" symbol from probable extinction. 

Free tool reveals all about Facebook app privacy

For those bewildered by the privacy issues surrounding Facebook apps - and let's face it, who isn't? - there's a new FCC-endorsed service available to rate them.

Companies struggle to correct faulty Wikipedia entries

Well, bang goes the lazy journalist's version of research: a survey has found that a whacking 60 percent of Wikipedia articles about companies contain factual errors.

Top universities to offer free online courses

Web-based courses from Princeton, Stanford, the University of Michigan and the University of Pennsylvania are now available for free from start-up Coursera.

Greenpeace sticks to its guns over iCloud report

Apple's fighting back against claims that its newest data-center is a coal-guzzling blight on the planet - but Greenpeace isn't convinced.