The Obama administration and some of America’s biggest technology companies have agreed a tentative deal that would allow the firms – including Facebook, Google, Yahoo, LinkedIn and Microsoft – to tell the public more about how the US Government collects information on their customers.
Software for Google Glass culls information from social media profiles, dating sites, and criminal registries - plans for a smartphone app are in the works
A woman murdered while house-sitting for wealthy friends at their waterfront home in an idyllic Sussex village may have been the victim of bungled burglary, police said on Tuesday night.
It used to be just angry celebrities (and Moses) who wrote open letters. Now, even America's top businesses are taking the president to task, says Clare Dwyer Hogg
US lawsuit claims professionals' social network harvested email addresses without consent
A worrying tale of two Citys in which loyal fans are treated with contempt by ruthless operators
First Minister Alex Salmond is left in the rough over 'Great Dunes of Scotland' investment
Senior executives from the internet giant Google are to be recalled before MPs to answer allegations that they misled Parliament over their tax affairs.
It is expected to be a customisable recommendation tool to compete with the likes of Yelp and TripAdvisor
In a sign of our changing times, a forthcoming white paper out of the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton school bears the title, "OMG My Boss Just Friended Me."
HSBC’s global profits have risen to £13.8 billion, a 15 per cent annual rise and one of the healthiest profits ever reported by a British company.
Job tsar's appointment raises fresh questions over David Cameron's choice of key advisers
Investors have been waiting a long time for the chance to buy into a business loved by its 800 million users
From Dave'n'Barack to trendy club nights and Boris's wiff waff, we can't get enough of ping pong. Howard Jacobson sings the praises of a great game, while Will Dean looks at the healthy state of table tennis in Britain
These days, job applicants don't just need a good CV – they need a clean bill of web health. Rhodri Marsden on cyber snooping by employers
As technology shares soar, it's easy to make comparisons with the 1990s dotcom boom