The view from the top of IT with TechWorld Editor Rohan Pearce
Discriminatory language is as pervasive on sites like Facebook and Twitter as it was a couple of years ago, but fewer teens and young adults seem to be OK with that, a recent survey found.
By Zach Miners | 20 November, 2013 20:16
LinkedIn users will soon have access to a wider range of professionally curated content on the site through a new publishing tool available to businesses.
By Zach Miners | 19 November, 2013 19:25
Google has reached a US$17 million settlement with 37 U.S. states and the District of Columbia over its unauthorized placement of cookies on devices running Apple's Safari browser, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said Monday.
By Grant Gross | 18 November, 2013 19:05
Facebook on Friday moved ahead with some proposed changes to its privacy policies to clarify that users' posts on the site can be used in advertisements, but that users have controls to limit their appearance.
By Zach Miners | 18 November, 2013 07:18
If you're using Twitter on the new iPhone 5S you might start seeing different ads than someone accessing the site with the older iPhone 4.
By Zach Miners | 13 November, 2013 21:57
Despite the threat of sanctions, at least one of Google’s rivals has leaked the search giant’s full proposals that seek to avoid an antitrust fine from European authorities.
By Jennifer Baker | 06 November, 2013 15:22
Consumers are getting more aware that they can be tracked while they walk around stores but plenty still feel uncomfortable about it, according to a new survey.
By Zach Miners | 05 November, 2013 14:05
It's official: Instagram now has ads, and the first one appeared Friday courtesy of fashion designer Michael Kors.
By Zach Miners | 01 November, 2013 19:30
Google’s new remedies aimed at avoiding a fine from the European Commission for allegedly breaking competition rules do not include the Google.com domain.
By Jennifer Baker | 28 October, 2013 13:50
Google’s rivals have been given another opportunity to review the search giant’s latest proposed measures aimed at avoiding a fine from the European Commission for allegedly breaking competition rules.
By Jennifer Baker | 28 October, 2013 12:00
Oracle is rolling out a series of new features for its Eloqua marketing automation suite, hoping to get a leg up on rivals such as Salesforce.com and IBM in the red-hot software segment.
By Chris Kanaracus | 24 October, 2013 18:04
Google's quarterly sales increased again, although the company reported mixed results within its advertising business and a decrease in its Motorola mobile sales.
By Zach Miners | 18 October, 2013 08:18
Twitter, with an IPO looming, needs to make money. To do that, a key focus is being placed on advertising and promoted content around television, the company signaled on Tuesday.
By Zach Miners | 15 October, 2013 22:29
Google will feature users in advertisements that run on its suite of websites when those users recommend products or stores.
By Grant Gross | 11 October, 2013 15:43
Can't find an item in your grocery store? Some retailers want to help, but it could mean tracking your every move as you wander through the aisles.
By Zach Miners | 09 October, 2013 23:03
How many eyes see a tweet about television? Nielsen wants to find out, and let marketers know so they can make more informed advertising decisions on Twitter.
By Zach Miners | 07 October, 2013 19:33
Twitter doesn't seem to have a problem attracting users in international markets, but it definitely has problems making money off them.
By Zach Miners | 04 October, 2013 20:58
Twitter has fewer users and less revenue than Facebook, but in mobile advertising Twitter appears to have dodged the problems that dragged down Facebook's stock after its public offering last year.
By Zach Miners | 04 October, 2013 00:56
More hotels, shops and other businesses will soon be offering free Wi-Fi to customers if they agree in return to "check-in" at the business from their Facebook account.
By Zach Miners | 03 October, 2013 00:27
The European Union is to put Google’s latest proposals to the marketplace in order to allow competitors and rivals to assess the search giant’s plans to avoid antitrust sanctions.
By Jennifer Baker | 01 October, 2013 10:12