Software can 'identify online predators'

Researchers have developed a free software app that they say can help detect pedophiles and criminals online.

Apple fixes bug that was crashing new apps

Apple says it's fixed a bug that's been causing some apps downloaded from its store to crash as soon as they're launched.

Digital future seen for next-gen consoles

Will Sony's Playstation 4 and Microsoft's Xbox 720 consoles fail if they do not adopt a digital distribution model? 



Leap second crashes high-profile websites

The addition of a 'leap second' to universal clock time on Saturday caused havoc on the web over the weekend - despite the fact that there was plenty of warning.

Google Chrome crashing new Apple MacBook Airs

Google has acknowledged that a graphic resource leak in its flagship Chrome browser is causing a critical kernel panic issue on new Apple MacBook Airs.

Website exposes dumb Facebook updates

A British teenager has launched a new site called We Know What You're Doing, exposing some of the suicidally stupid messages people still persist on posting on Facebook.

Chrome comes to iOS

Google's Chrome browser is now available for the first time for the iPad and iPhone, free from Apple's App Store.

Redefining poetry in a brave new mobile age

A Concordia University professor has developed new methods of poetic expression using specially designed mobile apps.

Android hits Mac OS X with BlueStacks

BlueStacks has debuted a free public alpha version of its Android app player for Mac OS X.



Indoor GPS locates users precisely

Duke University has pipped companies such as Google and Microsoft to the post to develop an indoor GPS system that can locate users as accurately as 1.6 meters.

Google neural network simulates human brain

Google researchers have built a neural network comprised of 16,000 computer processors in an effort to simulate the human brain. 



Teens lying more about online activity

You may think you know what your teenagers are up to on the internet - but the chances are you don't.

Facebook moves your emails to its Messages folder

Facebook's annoyed users by - all in the name of privacy and convenience - changing users' email addresses to @facebook.com versions.

'Cascading bug' crashes Twitter

Twitter's apologised for the fact that its site was unavailable yesterday, blaming a 'cascading bug'.

Facebook developers can now charge subscriptions

Facebook's dropping its virtual currency, credits, and says it will now allow app developers to charge subscriptions.

Google and Apple challenged over mapping 'spy planes'

US Senator Charles Schumer is calling on Google and Apple to withdraw plans for 3D mapping, calling it an 'unprecedented invasion of privacy'.

Report: Devs prefer Apple iOS over Android



A recent survey conducted by Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster seems to confirm that mobile developers prefer coding apps for iOS.



Expanded Tweets to include more content

Twitter's improving its Expanded Tweets, allowing more content to be previewed from within tweets.

New TLDs: who applied for what

ICANN has revealed the applications for new top-level domains (TLDs) - covering everything from .app to .pizza.

Accelerating Internet search with quantum computing



Researchers at the University of Southern California (USC) recently demonstrated how quantum computing could theoretically accelerate the way web page ranks are calculated.