Facebook has posted strong sales results for the second quarter, showing continued success in its advertising business, though its costs also rose sharply.
By Zach Miners | 30 July, 2015 07:46
Service NSW will launch a digital profile for state government services that will minimise the number of times that people have to hand over their personal details.
By Rohan Pearce | 29 July, 2015 09:43
Twitter reported a higher than expected increase in revenue on Tuesday, suggesting progress in the company's efforts to grow its ad sales.
By Zach Miners | 29 July, 2015 07:01
Google is now requiring that publishers that carry its ads comply with a European Union directive and ask their site visitors' for permission before setting cookies on their computers.
By Loek Essers | 29 July, 2015 01:31
Upwards of 10 million people may have visited websites carrying malicious advertisements in the last ten days, possibly infecting their computers with malware, according to computer security company Cyphort.
By Jeremy Kirk | 28 July, 2015 14:08
Most mobile web users are all too familiar with the infamous "interstitial" ad that often pops up to promote a website's native app, but this week Google did them a favor and eliminated its own such ads.
By Katherine Noyes | 25 July, 2015 04:08
The online advertising industry is marshaling a fresh effort to fight click fraud, which steals money from advertisers and undermines faith in online campaigns.
By Jeremy Kirk | 22 July, 2015 14:29
Google's stock jumped more than 7 per cent in the after-market hours on Thursday, after the company reported strong earnings results for the second quarter.
By Zach Miners | 17 July, 2015 06:51
PayPal is fine-tuning its policies after a recently announced plan to make unsolicited prerecorded calls and texts to users drew questions and concerns from customers, regulators and consumer advocates.
By Zach Miners | 30 June, 2015 05:16
A lawsuit alleging that security software from Avira improperly blocked downloads of a software bundle that presented itself primarily as an Angry Birds-style game has been dismissed.
By Jeremy Kirk | 29 June, 2015 11:34
Efforts to fix cybersecurity problems at the U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) may be doomed because the agency is moving too quickly and ignoring some best practices, an auditor said Thursday.
By Grant Gross | 26 June, 2015 04:12
Facebook wants to squeeze as much growth as it can out of its popular Messenger app, even if that means foregoing Facebook.
By Zach Miners | 25 June, 2015 04:51
Twitter has moved well beyond its foundation of 140-character messages. The site will now host videos that play automatically in users' feeds.
By Zach Miners | 17 June, 2015 04:04
It would have been easy enough for Dunkin' Donuts to dismiss the Internet phenomenon "Dressgate" as irrelevant to its brand. What, after all, could an online debate over optical illusions and the color of a dress possibly have to do with pastry and coffee?
By Katherine Noyes | 17 June, 2015 03:29
Dick Costolo has stepped down as CEO of Twitter after five years on the job, relinquishing his post amid longstanding problems including sluggish growth and frequent abusive comments posted to the social network. Twitter cofounder Jack Dorsey, who is also CEO of Square, will be interim CEO when Costolo steps down on July 1.
By Zach Miners | 12 June, 2015 11:03
When you're not liking your friends' photos on Facebook, you're likely to soon have more opportunities to buy stuff.
By Zach Miners | 11 June, 2015 05:19
Website owners are complaining that a free security tool started displaying unwanted advertising pop-ups to their visitors.
By Jeremy Kirk | 10 June, 2015 10:48
You might find yourself browsing more than the shelves at your local store, if Facebook knows you're there. It's expanding a location-aware program that will let businesses pop information into the top of your news feed.
By Zach Miners | 09 June, 2015 07:07
Code repository SourceForge said Monday it will stop including third-party offers without developers' consent into projects that are no longer maintained, a practice it briefly tried but was widely criticized.
By Jeremy Kirk | 02 June, 2015 15:19
A controversial program allowing the U.S. National Security Agency to collect millions of domestic telephone records expired Sunday night after the Senate failed to vote on a bill to extend the authority for the surveillance.
By Grant Gross | 01 June, 2015 11:48
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