Microsoft will begin charging developers to use the API (application programming interface) for its Bing search engine, the company announced Thursday.
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Google's profit soared 61 percent in the first quarter, but the average "cost per click" paid to Google by advertisers declined for the second quarter running, the company reported Thursday.
When Google rolled out significant changes to Google+ on Wednesday, it did so without first warning developers on the platform, and at least one prominent developer is fuming.
Google+ began rolling out a redesign on Wednesday that it hopes will make the social platform "easier to use and nicer to look at," according to a blog post.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation will head to court on Friday to push the federal government to establish a process that will enable law-abiding Megaupload users to get their files back.
Tabs opened in the Google Chrome browser will soon travel with the user to other devices so long as the user is signed in, according to a company blog post.
Quicken Loans and two affiliated Detroit venture capital firms have issued a call for the roughly 2,000 Yahoo employees who received pink slips last week to move to the Motor City to bolster the blighted city's efforts at revitalization.
The online feminist group Ultraviolet launched a petition on Thursday demanding that Facebook appoint a woman to its all-male board before it becomes a publicly traded company.
Vizzuality launched an open-source data-mapping tool CartoDB this week, promising an easy and customizable way for users to display their geospatial data.
Nearly 60 percent of smartphone users employ apps that access their location data despite having concerns about risks to their privacy and even personal safety, according to a survey conducted by ISACA, a nonprofit group that focuses on risk and security management.
The makers of the mobile app Girls Around Me came under fire Monday for helping men to "stalk" unsuspecting women, but the incident also reveals how much we still have to learn about what social networks reveal about us.
Yahoo on Monday released an open-source Web application framework called Mojito that aims to make it faster for developers to write apps that can run on all major device platforms, including smartphones, PCs, iOS and Android.
The startup Bump Labs threw its hat into the crowded mobile payments ring on Thursday, launching an app that allows people to exchange money by tapping their phones together.
EBay has tapped David Marcus to replace Scott Thompson as president of PayPal effective April 2, the company announced Thursday.
Google has opened its Google+ Hangout service to third-party applications and is adding an apps menu to the video chat application to help people find them.