The FTC has released a set of guidelines for companies using facial recognition technologies in a gentle warning that nevertheless goes too far for one commission member.
Fed up with business owners paying for fake reviews, Yelp is to introduce a system to warn users when it believes they're being misled.
Fancy yourself as a backroom Bladerunner? The FTC is offering a $50,000 reward for anyone that can come up with a way of killing off the robocalls that can make life so annoying.
Twitter has blocked access to a neo-Nazi account at the request of the German government, the first time it's put its local censorship plans into action.
Enthusiasm for HP’s (Palm) webOS remains quite high, even if the industry heavyweight is no longer actively promoting the open source OS.
With Google cracking down on dodgy links, many reputable sites have suffered as links outside their control damage their search rankings. Now, though, the company's introducing a tool designed to let webmasters avoid this happening.
Hewlett Packard (HP) may have reduced its support for the wayward (Palm) webOS platform, but as we previously reported, the open source OS is now finding a new life on Android hardware.
Hacking collective Anonymous has hit out at Wikileaks for - rather astonishingly - imposing a paywall on most of its content.
Computer engineers at China's Tsinghua University are coding a cross-platform, cloud-based operating system for the masses.
A group of industry heavyweights including the four biggest browser makers, along with Apple, Google and Microsoft, are promising to centralize developer resources.
Mountain View is currently rolling out its full Play platform to Google TV devices.
Linaro is a not-for-profit (NFP) engineering organization tasked with consolidating and optimizing open source for ARM architecture, such as the Linux kernel, power management, graphics and multimedia interfaces.
If you find that none of your friends is taking any notice of your Facebook posts, you may decide to try and make them less boring. But US users now have an alternative - pay Facebook to shove your news right under your friends' noses.
Software modders know all too well that customizing an Android ROM can be a time consuming process - even for veteran users.
Iran has lifted its block on Google services, imposed last week, but says it's planning extra censorship of YouTube.
Early adopters of Windows 8 believe it isn't as good as Windows 7, a poll has shown.
A major firestorm erupted earlier this week after Intel CEO Paul Otellini reportedly told employees Microsoft's Windows 8 operating system will be released before it is "fully ready."
This Christmas, Facebook hopes, we'll all be swapping gifts using a new service allowing users to send pressies to their friends.
BlueStacks and AMD have teamed up to launch AppZone, a curated collection of Android apps for Windows PCs.