Twitter API changes go down badly with developers

Twitter's made changes to its API, restricting the creation of large-scale third party applications - and developers aren't at all happy about it.

Report: Smart app updates go live on Google Play

Smart app updates for Android have gone live on Google Play - promising to save users both time and bandwidth. 



Early Firefox OS build gets ported to Raspberry Pi

The Raspberry Pi is perhaps one of the most hackable and popular bare-bone boards to hit the market over the past year.

Germany re-examines Facebook facial recognition

German data protection officials are taking another look at Facebook's use of photo recognition.

Pinterest pins itself on Android, iPad

The newest darling in the world of social media is now on every major mobile platform.

Why Google is buying Frommer's



Google says it is acquiring Frommer's travel-guide business from John Wiley & Sons Inc for $25 million. 



EA cautiously optimistic about Windows 8

Valve founder Gabe Newell, Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson and Blizzard rep Rob Pardo are all quite apprehensive about Microsoft Windows 8.  



Copyright accusations to influence Google search results

Google's to start demoting sites in its search results that receive large numbers of valid copyright-infringement notices - delighting the content industry, but worrying free-speech campaigners.

Pinterest is finally open for all

The newest rising star in social media is no longer invitation-only.

Emails to appear in Google search results

Google's trialling a new search feature that display results from a user's emails alongside those from the web. It's also launched its Knowledge Graph service worldwide.

Interactive 3D to come to HTML

Web developers could soon be able to start including interactive 3D in their applications, thanks to new standardization efforts.

Chrome extension kills Facebook baby pics

There comes a point in everyone's life when your wild and crazy friends start settling down and work on creating a family.

"Metro" name dropped from Windows 8

A lot of people have expressed distaste for Windows 8's Metro design, so Microsoft has gotten rid of Metro...well, just the name.

Aereo not a concern to CBS

An online platform that lets users stream live TV with no money going to the networks isn't something CBS is concerned about.

Concerns linger over Surface as Windows 8 goes RTM

The final Windows 8 preview build went live in June, signaling the latest iteration of Microsoft's flagship operating system was almost ready for the masses.

MIT researchers code a new programming language

Researchers at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) have written a new programming language dubbed "Halide."



Windows 7 poised to finally dethrone XP

For the first time in what seems like the modern PC era, there will be a new operating system king later this month.

Twitter creates "Political Index" scores

Twitter is now ranking the pulse of the country in a numerical Obama-v-Romney scale.

Amazon Instant Video comes to iPad

After proving its tablet viability on the Kindle Fire, Amazon is now ready to target its streaming video service to a very different mobile audience.

Amazon updates streaming Cloud Player

Amazon has released an update to its Web-based music playing software.