A method for tracking users across the Internet called "canvas fingerprinting" is simple to stop, but average Internet users may not know how to do it.
By Jeremy Kirk | 25 July, 2014 12:18
Three stealthy tracking mechanisms designed to avoid weaknesses in browser cookies pose potential privacy risks to Internet users, a new research paper has concluded.
By Jeremy Kirk | 22 July, 2014 11:27
eBay subsidiary Magento will close down its Magento Go and ProStores platforms that provide online storefronts for small and medium businesses.
By Rohan Pearce | 02 July, 2014 10:32
Twitter said Monday it has agreed to acquire TapCommerce a mobile advertising company focused on re-engaging people who have downloaded advertisers' apps.
By John Ribeiro | 01 July, 2014 16:59
You will likely see more ads on your Twitter feed that link to mobile apps in the Apple and Google stores.
By Zach Miners | 01 July, 2014 03:51
The Digital Advertising Alliance, a consortium of advertising trade groups, will roll out two new apps later this year aimed at giving mobile device users a choice of what ads they see.
By Grant Gross | 27 June, 2014 04:43
By Grant Gross | 24 June, 2014 06:04
Promotional texts and other messages from Twitter are fine if you consent to them, but some are going out to old phone numbers that have been around the block, according to a new lawsuit.
By Zach Miners | 21 June, 2014 10:50
Google is well-known for building its own server hardware to meet the unique needs of its massive compute network, but that won't always be the case, according to the head of its infrastructure team.
By James Niccolai | 19 June, 2014 08:09
Facebook is moving to offer users a familiar trade-off: their browsing privacy in return for more targeted advertising. Those who find that no deal at all will be able to use opt-out tools, but all users will be given a little more control over the ads they see.
By Peter Sayer | 12 June, 2014 21:58
Google hopes to simplify how local businesses manage their information on its sites and apps by consolidating a variety of scattered tasks under a new online service.
By Juan Carlos Perez | 12 June, 2014 05:38
Five Australian startups pitched ideas for the Internet of Things at a Vivid Sydney event.
By Adam Bender | 05 June, 2014 11:22
Telstra has turned to a tech startup for a context-based, self-service support system currently being tested with 10,000 broadband subscribers.
By Adam Bender | 28 May, 2014 12:16
It's a product that actually costs nothing, is up against entrenched competitors, and exists in a category that enterprises have in the past been wary of. All in all, marketing open source to marketers was probably never going to be an easy job.
By Rohan Pearce | 27 May, 2014 14:27
Twitter data generated during the State of Origin matches between New South Wales and Queensland will be collected from the 9jumpin iOS/Web app to produce real-time stats showing which state is getting the most support online.
By Hamish Barwick | 27 May, 2014 11:48
Facebook is suing a former advertiser on its site, claiming he ran multiple ad accounts to promote sexual content and used a simple trick to scam the social network out of US$340,000.
By Martyn Williams | 24 May, 2014 08:23
For small retailers, the relationship between the number of store visits and actual sales can be foggy. A new tracking device aims to provide clarity.
By Zach Miners | 22 May, 2014 16:48
It might be time to change the adage "the customer is always right" to, "the customer with the most followers is always right."
By Zach Miners | 22 May, 2014 10:50
Chalk up another victory for corporate surveillance: Five years after advocates came up with an easy way to let you browse the Web with just a little privacy, the Do Not Track system is in tatters and that pair of boots you looked at online last month is still stalking you from website to website.
By Zach Miners | 22 May, 2014 10:41
TripaAdvisor, Expedia and Booking.com are under investigation by the Italian Competition Authority.
By Peter Sayer | 22 May, 2014 01:34
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