McAfee arrives in US after deportation

Anti-virus pioneer John McAfee, wanted in connection with a murder in Belize, has arrived in Miami after being deported by Guatemala.

What the world searched for in 2012

Google's published its list of the most-searched terms of 2012, showing the world to be particularly interested in Whitney Houston, Gangnam Style and Hurricane Sandy.

Where did all the porn go?

Google has tweaked its algorithm to make porn images harder to find in the US, making SafeSearch the default option for image searches.

Linux Kernel 3.7 goes 64-bit for ARM

Linus Torvalds has announced the official release of Linux Kernel 3.7.

Twitter adds photo filters in battle with Instagram

As promised, Twitter has added Instagram-style features to its service, allowing users to edit photos and apply filters.

Iran launches own version of YouTube

Following blocks on YouTube earlier this year, Iran has launched its own video sharing alternative offering only 'appropriate' content.

Google to charge small businesses for Apps

Google is to start charging small businesses for Google Apps, including Gmail and Google Drive.

Instagram disables Twitter photo integration

Facebook-owned Instagram has disabled a feature that allowed Twitter users to view full versions of photos on the social network. Without Twitter Cards, pictures now appear distorted or cropped.

These PCs-on-a-stick run Ubuntu Linux

A developer by the name of AndrewDB is currently in the processing of modding Ubuntu Linux so that it runs on inexpensive PCs-on-a-stick powered by Rockchip RK3066 processors.

XBMC 12 Frodo hits beta 2 and Android

The first beta version of XBMC 12.0, also known as Frodo, went live in mid-November for Windows, OS X the Raspberry Pi and Ubuntu - but not Android.

Election, iPhone 5 and Kim Kardashian top Yahoo searches

Yahoo has released its list of the most-searched terms for the year. The  list reveals that, unsurprisingly, we've been very interested in the US election - but have relaxed by following the Kardashians and dreaming of an iPhone 5.

Windows 8 is off to a slow start

Analysts at the NPD Group say Microsoft's flagship Windows 8 operating system is off to a "slow start."

Video: Winulator runs classic Windows games on Android

A developer by the name of Dan Aloni has coded an emulator that allows users to play classic Windows games (95 or 98) on Android devices.

Are all your Facebook friends stressing you out?

Having heaps of Facebook friends may make you look popular, but is actually a source of stress, researchers say.

Facebook policy changes come under fire

Two US privacy groups are calling on Facebook to scrap its plans to do away with user votes on policy changes.

Facebook wants to scrap user votes on policy changes

Sometime today, if you're a Facebook user, you'll get an email from the company asking you to vote away your right to vote on the company's governance.

Report: Windows 8 sales are less-than-stellar

Sales of Microsoft's flagship Windows 8 operating system are reportedly hovering "well below" Redmond's internal projections.

Unofficial Netflix app hits Ubuntu

The desktop browser version of Netflix relies on Microsoft Silverlight and isn't exactly compatible with Linux - at least up until now.

Netflix arrives on Ubuntu - with a fix

Ubuntu is without a doubt one of the most popular flavors of Linux, as the operating system is fully capable of running smoothly even on outdated or anemic hardware.

Facebook expands Gifts service

Facebook's made a big expansion to its Gifts service, teaming up with retailers and service providers from babyGap to ProFlowers.