On Sunday Google confirmed earlier reports that the company was relaxing its grip on paid news outlets with its 'First Click Free' policy, and will release new tools that will ease monetization.
In an attempt to fight fake news, Jimmy Wales, Wikipedia's founder, has announced the creation of Wikitribune, a novel news organization that will deliver news "by the people and for the people".
With days left to go, Nintendo has posted a video showing off the Switch's News and eShop sections. The eShop will be the main hub where users can download titles to the console.
A recent study by researchers at Stanford University found that while young people are indeed social media savvy, they have difficulty determining genuine news from sponsored content.
A state media agency in China has announced that it will start cracking down on news websites that use social media as a source for reports without properly verifying them first, to combat false news.
Apple has issued a notice to a Palestinian indie game developer, asking him to re-categorize his game; which highlights the situation in Gaza, in the "News" or "Reference" section.
As many ISPs around Europe block access to the site, a Swedish court says no, and rules in favor of allowing access to the Pirate Bay through Bredbandsbolaget, a Swedish ISP.
Aimed at the mid-range market and competing with the likes of Samsung's Galaxy A5 and the One Plus X.
Reddit launches Upvoted, a news site that channels popular community threads and ideas to a dedicated news site, making it easier to stay current on new stories and ideas.
Huawei has announced the new Ascend P8 smartphone featuring a 5.2-inch Full HD display, Kirin 935 octa-core 64-bit processor and 13MP rear camera with light painting, OIS and dual-colour flash.
At their WinHEC conference, Microsoft has announced a range of new gestures for touchscreen and touchpads in Windows 10 that greatly expand the uses of each and will arrive this summer.
After acquiring a few startups in the past, Microsoft is looking to purchase the social news reader Prismatic, for $30 million. Google, Yahoo, Apple, and Facebook are also reportedly interested.
Facebook is trying to help its users and grow its value. The giant social network is tweaking its algorithms in an effort to limit the number of fake news stories that users see in their timelines.
With Google News now shut down in Spain, publishers in the country are experiencing a sharp decline in their sites' external traffic. However, the internal traffic has surprisingly increased.
Following the approval of amendments in the tax laws in Spain, Google announced that Google News would be shut down in the country as well. But now, the publishers are asking Google News to return.
Google News will be shutting down in Spain in less than a week, ahead of the reform in tax laws due in January. The company won't integrate Spanish publishers in its news feed due to this tax as well.
Twitter experiments with its social networking platform regularly and is considering opening up your personal timeline to display content from people you're not following.
Facebook is taking measures to boost quality journalism by reducing the number of clickbait headlines shown in news feeds and making good headlines more visible.
As the functionality of Windows 8 evolves, an experience that sets itself far apart from iOS and Android takes shape, and for those switching to a Windows tablet there's plenty to get you started.
Microsoft has updated all of its older Bing apps for Windows Phone, adding a number of new features, including the ability to sync data with their Windows 8 counterparts.
Facebook has just unveiled a new news reading service and app, dubbed Paper. This will allow users to view their news feed in a beautiful and intuitive way, similar to the Flipboard design.
Neowin is proud to announce the launch of our official apps for Windows Phone and Windows 8.1, available to download right now, offering an even better way for you to enjoy your favorite content.
A dating company that used an image of Rehtaeh Parsons, a Canadian teen who killed herself after an image of her rape circulated online, has been banned from advertising on Facebook.
In case you somehow missed it, we have some bad news for you: Google Reader is now officially dead. However, there are some good alternatives out there and you can still get your Google data for now.
Samsung's mobile unit VP, Y.H. Lee, has said that the Galaxy S IV will continue to use the plastic design. Lee cited Samsung's need to create large quantities of phones as the reason.
Facebook is looking for new, and more inventive, ways of monetizing their 1 billion users, but they could come at the cost of the advertisers who provide Facebook with the majority of their money.
A newly uncovered patent suggests that Google Glass is going to receive an update that allows for binocular vision, instead of just one lens, increasing the use for Glass tenfold.
Following in David Einhorn's wake, another investor sues Apple in a bid to get them to release some of their $127 billion cash hoard and be more transparent about their executive pay.
Microsoft has released new updates to its in-house developed News and Finance apps for Windows 8, but it is currently unclear exactly what has been changed and improved since the last updates.
Microsoft has posted up more information on how its Bing team created the in-house News, Weather, Finance, Sports, Travel and Maps apps that launched for Windows 8 and RT.
Microsoft has released new updates to its in-house developed News and Finance apps for Windows 8, with both adding new sources for content, performance improvements and more.
A number of the in-house Bing apps for Windows 8 have received some major updates today via the Windows Store, including the News, Weather, Finance, Sports and Travel apps.
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Microsoft's Bing division has released three new Metro apps for Windows 8 (News, Sports and Travel) as part of the Windows 8 Release Preview launch on Thursday.
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