Windows 8 preview to be updated in June

Microsoft will dole out an update to its Windows 8 consumer preview in a couple months.

Email creator inducted into Internet Hall of Fame

Ray Tomlinson sent the first network email in 1971 and saved the now familiar "@" symbol from probable extinction. 



Free tool reveals all about Facebook app privacy

For those bewildered by the privacy issues surrounding Facebook apps - and let's face it, who isn't? - there's a new FCC-endorsed service available to rate them.

Hulu Plus hits 2 million subscribers

It isn't quite to the level of Netflix, but Hulu Plus is certainly holding its own.

Companies struggle to correct faulty Wikipedia entries

Well, bang goes the lazy journalist's version of research: a survey has found that a whacking 60 percent of Wikipedia articles about companies contain factual errors.

Top universities to offer free online courses

Web-based courses from Princeton, Stanford, the University of Michigan and the University of Pennsylvania are now available for free from start-up Coursera.

Greenpeace sticks to its guns over iCloud report

Apple's fighting back against claims that its newest data-center is a coal-guzzling blight on the planet - but Greenpeace isn't convinced.

Gmail outage reported this afternoon

Earlier today, millions of Gmail users were unable to check their e-mail.

Google Drive to give 5 GB to all: report

A few solid details about Google's cloud-based storage service are starting to emerge.

Windows 8 will come in three flavors

We're getting a few more details about Microsoft's next-generation operating system.

Apple wants to democratize iOS development

Typically, if you want to develop an application for the iPhone or iPad (iOS) you need to be a programmer. If you're not a programmer, your only other option is to hire a developer.

Facebook opens up more user data

Facebook has today improved users' ability to see what information the company is holding about them - but hasn't gone far enough, according to privacy campaigners.

Google+ revamped - but developers not happy

Google has tweaked its Google+ social network, claiming it's now more functional and flexible - but has riled developers by failing to give them any warning.

Youtube begins live video monetization

Another thing that used to be free can now start charging money.

Chrome OS gets updated with Aura UI

Some techies are adamant about running Windows as their operating system of choice and would probably never even seriously considering loading another one.

Windows XP's days are numbered

It's time to start counting down.

Titanic passenger records released online

With interest in the sinking of the Titanic reaching, well, titanic proportions, genealogy site Ancestry.com has released thousands of records online relating to the passengers and crew.

YouTube kicks off huge 3D overhaul

Apparently someone over at the Youtube offices in California thought that it would make a lot of sense if Web browsers needed to put on a pair of 3D glasses before watching the latest viral videos. 

Pinterest overthrows LinkedIn, Google+

In just a few short months, a new name in social media has taken everyone by storm.

Smart Navy robocopters can pick out pirates

Unmanned Navy aircraft will soon be able to distinguish small pirate boats from other vessels, says the Office of Naval Research (ONR).