Claim: Facebook to "disappear" in 5-8 years 



A prominent financial analyst says he believes Facebook will lose most of its relevance in less than a decade.

Windows 8 will value your privacy (kind of)

If you like the idea of online privacy, Windows 8 might just be for you.

Final Windows 8 preview released

As promised, Microsoft has released a new preview of Windows 8, saying it includes 'tens of thousands' of improvements.

Google aims to help users vault Great Firewall of China

Google searches in China are notoriously difficult, thanks to the country's notorious filtering system. Now, though, Google's aiming to help by warning users when a search is likely to fail.

Protest group launches 'bat signal' for the web

A new campaign group titled the Internet Defense League is aiming to fight legislation seen as a threat to the freedom of the net.

Paypal to greatly increase in-store presence

Paypal's ability to collect payments in retail stores is about to expand.

Microsoft objects to millions of Google search results

Google's released a list of copyright-related take-down requests - and nearly half of them came from Microsoft, it says.

Facebook launches Camera photo-sharing app

Life goes on, IPO or no IPO, and yesterday Facebook released a new Camera for iOS app that allows users to shoot, filter and share photos.

Office for iPad due this summer

You know how they say if you can't beat 'em, join 'em?

Yahoo enters browser market - but messes up with Chrome extension

Yahoo may have found something to distract from its rather high turnover of CEOs: a new browser plug-in aimed at simplifying search. Unfortunately, though, it's been a bit careless here too.

Microsoft sees 350 million Windows 7 devices this year

By the end of 2012, there might be 350 million devices running Windows 7.

Report: Chrome becomes top browser

In just a few short years, Google's Chrome browser has taken the world by storm.

'Draw Mohammed Day' prompts Pakistan Twitter ban (again)

Pakistan once again blocked access to Twitter over the weekend because of concerns over blasphemy.

Microsoft launches social network for students

Microsoft has opened its rather modest - and somewhat retro - social networking site to the public.

Welsh 'Wikipedia town' plastered with QR codes

It's got nothing to do with the founder's surname, apparently, but the small Welsh town of Monmouth is set to become the world's first 'Wikipedia town'.

Twitter signs up for Do Not Track

In fewer than 140 characters, Twitter has ended months of pressure by announcing that it's to join the 'Do not Track' initiative.

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.

2012 Olympics will be fully streamed online

There will not be one moment of the Olympics that is left untouched.

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.