Angry Tweets When Instagram Announces It Can Sell All Photographs To Advertisers

Angry Tweets When Instagram Announces It Can Sell All Photographs To Advertisers

The popular photo-sharing service Instagram, purchased by Facebook in Sept., is the target of angry tweets on Twitter and other websites after an alteration to its user agreement made reference to the site possibly using shared photographs in advertisements. It is not clear that anything important has changed in Instagram’s new terms of service, which […]

Mozilla, Google Warn Of Internet Freedom Threats

Mozilla, Google Warn Of Internet Freedom Threats

The two companies claim that the Union’s effort to update a telecom treaty may hinder freedom on the internet, according to claims made by the two companies. Mozilla and Google are warning that changes to the rules of the international telecommunications, currently in discussions in Dubai, under the auspices of United Nations International Telecommunications Union, […]

Twitter Involved In Legal Dispute With A Data Reseller

Twitter Involved In Legal Dispute With A Data Reseller

Twitter Inc.’s rule of only 140-character messages has set off a debate in the Silicon Valley over whether social media should or shouldn’t take control over its user-generated content. The legal debate is now before the courts. On Wednesday, a judge in San Francisco granted a temporary restraining order compelling Twitter Inc. to continue giving […]

Microsoft Pricing For Surface With Windows Pro Tablet Announced

Microsoft Pricing For Surface With Windows Pro Tablet Announced

It has been revealed by Microsoft that it will charge $899 (£560) for the most basic version of its Surface With Windows Pro tablet. The new device is going to be released in January and will feature an intel chip that allows it to run the complete version of the Windows 8 Operating System. This […]

Google Found Guilty Of Libel Over Search Results In Australian Court

Google Found Guilty Of Libel Over Search Results In Australian Court

A large hole has been tore into Google’s usual libel defence, with an Australian court throwing out the giant search engine’s argument that it is only a listing tool. All of this came about because it did not remove a link to an incorrect website. The case in Australia is in regard to a chap […]

Adobe Forum Shut Down After Data Leak

Adobe Forum Shut Down After Data Leak

A data leak forced a temporary shutdown of one of Adobe’s user forums earlier on in the week. According to Adobe, the forum Connectusers.com where users discuss Adobe’s Connect online conferencing service was the target of the attack, and was being investigated. The hacker, coming from Egypt hid behind the alias ViruS_HimA, and posted a […]

Should Suicide Websites Be Blocked By Internet Companies?

Should Suicide Websites Be Blocked By Internet Companies?

NORTHER IRELAND: An MP in Northern Ireland has requested that internet providers in the United Kingdom block suicide websites that teach people how to kill themselves. Willie McCrea, MP for the South Antrim constituency northwest of Belfast, intends to present a private members’ bill to the House of Commons on Nov. 13 to raise the […]

Microsoft To Launch Xbox 360 And Netflix In Argentina

Microsoft To Launch Xbox 360 And Netflix In Argentina

The Xbox 360 will officially be coming to Argentina, seven years following its initial launch, according to a report from La Nacion. The move has been confirmed by Microsoft, which additionally made a similar announcement yesterday in Israel. Already made available for pre-sales, the Xbox 369 will be sold for 1,999 Argentine pesos – close […]

Poor iPad Sales Weighting Down Apple Stock

Poor iPad Sales Weighting Down Apple Stock

SAN FRANCISCO – Apple Inc. handed another quarter of luster less results as sales fell below Wall Street targets, pushing iPad stock down over 1%. Apple, the world’s most valued electronics firm whose share price toyed after a few hours with sub-$600 US levels for the first time since August, brought expected results. The company […]