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Twitter is partnering with ecommerce service Stripe later this year to introduce "buy" buttons, allowing users to make purchases and process payments without ever leaving the site.
Google's latest acquisition is Gecko Designs -- a Los Gatos, California-based industrial design firm that will help develop Google X products including self-driving cars and internet balloons.
According to reports, Google is working on a new initiative which would give children under the age of 13 their own accounts on Google services like YouTube and Gmail -- with parental guidance.
Xbox Video for Windows Phone has finally received a much-needed update, bumping the version up to 22.214.171.124 and bringing faster playback speeds, better performance, and more refined searches.
China has cracked down on what it calls "internet rumor-mongering," detaining 85 people and punishing 16 websites for falsely spreading rumors about everything from earthquakes to violence.
After it started accepting the popular virtual currency, Wikipedia has seen a surge in donations via Bitcoin -- over $140,000 worth -- in its first week alone.
Following the sentencing of his partner, former senior Microsoft manager Brian Jorgenson has received two years in prison for his role in a $400,000 insider trading scheme.
The Russian government has asked Apple Inc to hand over its source code, citing concerns that the United States and other Western governments might be using it to spy on Russia.
In a sign of the times, Ford Motor Company has decided to drop BlackBerry, who previously supplied company-issued phones for Ford's many employees, in lieu of Apple iPhones.
Those with an iPhone and the Yelp app can now leave a video review up to 12 seconds long for any business or location they want -- with a similar feature coming to Android soon.
Bose audio has formally filed a legal complaint accusing Beats Electronics, soon to be owned by Apple, of violating several patents for noise-cancelling headphone technology.
Sean Stokke, a Seattle stock trader and associate of former Microsoft manager Brian Jorgenson, has been sentenced to 1.5 years in prison after insider trading which earned him over $400,000 in total.
Twitter's workforce of nearly 3,000 people faces a serious diversity issue, company execs say. Recent data shows that nearly 90 percent of the social media site's employees are white or Asian.
For the discerning comic fan, Marvel is offering a rare deal: Access to its online archive of over 15,000 digital comics -- including Captain America, X-Men, and more -- for only 99 cents this month.
Russia's lower parliament has approved an amendment which would require all internet companies, including Facebook and Google, to store data within the country's borders or face being banned.
A man and his two children were kicked off a Southwest Airlines flight from Denver to Minneapolis after writing a tweet -- which he was forced to delete -- about his experience with a rude gate agent.
Microsoft's recent round of nearly 18,000 layoffs has done more than kill several major projects like Xbox Studios: It has severely impacted their relationship with major advertising partners.
Microsoft is apparently in talks with Israeli cybersecurity startup Aorato, which was founded by veterans of the IDF with a focus on Active Directory, for close to $200 million in the next two months.
CNET has said that a database from its website, which included the usernames, emails, and encrypted passwords of over 1 million users, has been stolen by a Russian hacker group known as 'w0rm'.
As part of a massive rebranding, Rap Genius has changed their name to 'Genius' and announced an ambitious new side project: embeddable annotations for any website in the world.
Isis, the mobile payment system which launched last year, has announced that they will rebrand and change their name to avoid similarities with the militant Jihadist group of the same name.
According to CEO Terry Gou, Foxconn plans to deploy robots on their factory assembly lines, which produce devices like the iPhone, in order to cut costs and replace human workers.
T-Mobile's response to the FTC's claims that it engaged in fraud have been nothing but childish and deflective. But with a few actions, they can actually support their fledgling pro-consumer image.
In a recent lawsuit filed by the FTC, mobile service provider T-Mobile has been accused of hiding fraudulent charges to third-party horoscope and other text services in its customers bills for years.
Microsoft has officially announced July's free Games with Gold offerings for the Xbox 360 and Xbox One, which include titles like 'Guacamelee!' and 'BattleBlock Theater'.
The Obama administration has promised that they will push forward legislation extending the US Privacy Act, which protects Americans from unlawful data collection, to European citizens.
Militants from the Jihadist group ISIS are hijacking several World Cup hashtags on Twitter to spread their message, including a call to Westerners to join their ranks.
The US House of Representatives has pushed forward an amendment that would cut funding from the NSA's controversial backdoor searches and stop the NSA from adding backdoors to encryption standards.
In a recently-released series of documents, the British government apparently asserted their right to snoop on the web traffic of British nationals - even if the website is hosted outside of the UK.
Officials in Iraq have reportedly blocked access to all social media sites, including Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube, in an attempt to hinder Jihadist militants who are slowly moving towards Baghdad.
In recently released court documents, Microsoft has objected to a warrant issued by a United States court that requires the company to hand over a customer's emails which are stored overseas.
Alibaba, the massively popular Chinese e-commerce company which specializes in business-to-business and retail trading, has revealed that they will be planning a US debut under the domain 11main.com.
Sony has finally beaten out Nintendo in annual console sales for the first time in 8 years, selling 18.7 million units to Nintendo's 16.3 million. Does it mark a new era of gaming?
The code for Google's newest Chrome email encryption plugin contains an Easter egg that takes a dig at the NSA for leaked slides which showed how the agency could infiltrate Google's data servers.
Ahead of Father's Day, Verizon users can score the HTC One (M8) for $100 off the normal price, and in two new colors: Glamour Red and Amber Gold, in addition to Gunmetal Gray and Glacial Silver.
Microsoft has finally rolled out its Games with Gold deal to Xbox One users, who can download Halo: Spartan Assault and Max: The Curse of Brotherhood for free from today.
Following suit with other nations as of late, China has moved to block almost every single Google service, including Gmail, Google's search engine, and Google images.
A leaked email, sent by Saskatchewan's RCMP media relations division, has noted that the department received a private message on Facebook alerting them of "human remains" found by an area river.
Ubisoft has posted a sneak peek at their E3 2014 lineup, including new games in the 'Assassin's Creed' and 'Far Cry' series and two upcoming original IPs from the studio.
Can the all-aluminum body of the HTC One M8 survive against the full force of a Trackingpoint XS1 sniper rifle, chambered in .338 and fired from 1,100 yards? No, but it's pretty cool to watch anyway.
"Flappy Bird" developer Dong Nguyen says his infamous game will be making a return to Apple and Android in August, this time with a new multiplayer feature.
Google has just announced that the Explorer Edition of their Google Glass wearable computer will be available for purchase to anyone in the United States, for the low low price of $1,500.
According to sources, Microsoft may soon lift a long-loathed paywall and allow users to access video streaming services like Netflix and Hulu without an Xbox Live Gold subscription.
Russia has listed 'The Sims 4' as Adults Only in adherence with a controversial law prohibiting the promotion of same-sex relationships to minors.
Bitly has released an "urgent security update" on their official blog which notes that account credentials "have been compromised," and recommends that all users change their password immediately.
An Egyptian hacker has discovered a fatal flaw with the Siri voice assistant in iOS 7: with the right method, it's possible to bypass the lock screen and access the contact list.
A newly-discovered bug in iOS 7 has revealed that any email attachments sent from an iOS 7 device will not properly encrypt, leaving files potentially vulnerable to attacks.
Netflix beware: Yahoo is making a foray into the television scene with two full-length original series slated to air in 2015, both produced by acclaimed comedic directors from The Office.
Twitter has finally rolled out its flashy new profile redesign, which was first spotted in February, to all users who opt to choose it.