WASHINGTON - Facebook has unveiled a "safety check" tool to allow users to alert friends and family about their status in emergencies, a system it developed after the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan.
SAN FRANCISCO, USA: The rise of smartphone use to access the internet has slowed the number of clicks on advertisements and cut into profits earned by Google in the third quarter of the year. revealed.
NEW YORK, USA: A man accused of founding an online underworld bank that allegedly laundered $6bn for criminals, including child pornographers and drug traffickers, pleaded not guilty before a New York court this week.
SAN FRANCISCO, USA: A huge trove of evidently intercepted Snapchat images and videos were exposed online last week, raising fears about what may be revealed in messages intended to vanish seconds after being viewed.
WASHINGTON, USA: Really high speed Internet connections are likely open up new kinds of communication such as "telepresence" and improve services such as remote health care, a survey of experts has shown.
WASHINGTON, USA: AT&T will have to pay $105m to settle investigations that it added charges to mobile phone bills for unauthorised third-party services such as horoscopes and "fun facts," officials confirmed.
WASHINGTON, USA: Yahoo said some of its servers were breached briefly by hackers, but that the attack was unrelated to the newly discovered Shellshock vulnerability, and that no user data was compromised.
NEW YORK, USA: Hewlett-Packard said it would split into two separate, listed companies with its computer and printer businesses in one company and its corporate hardware and services operations in another.
NEW YORK: Entries have now opened for the 2015 New York Festivals International Advertising Awards competition for the World's Best Advertising. Entries submitted before 16 December 2014, will earn a 10% discount on their entry fees by using code PRN2015.