LONDON - Eight major U.S. web companies, including Apple , Google and Facebook , made a joint call on Monday for tighter controls on how governments collect personal data, intensifying the furore over online surveillance.
SAN FRANCISCO - At Pinterest, the four-year-old online bulletin board service that is valued near $3.8 billion, some 70 percent of the users are female. But the company's board of directors is 100 percent male.
BOSTON - Security experts have uncovered a trove of some 2 million stolen passwords to websites including Facebook, Google, Twitter and Yahoo from Internet users across the globe.
REUTERS - Facebook Inc has replaced its "Hide All" button with the more succinct "Unfollow," letting users block all messages and posts from selected friends.
SAN FRANCISCO - A growing group of social and mobile Web services are poised to become the next Facebook Inc. Just ask them.
NEW YORK - Short sellers are starting to circle around Twitter shares in their first chance at betting against the micro-blogging site's stock, a sign some investors think the share price will fall.
SAN FRANCISCO - Mobile messaging startup Snapchat rejected an acquisition offer from Facebook Inc that would have valued the company at $3 billion or more, according to a Wall Street Journal report on Wednesday.
REUTERS - As Twitter Inc's chief financial officer planned the company's initial public offering this year, he had one overriding goal: to avoid becoming the next Facebook Inc .
- As Twitter Inc's chief financial officer planned the company's initial public offering this year, he had one overriding goal: to avoid becoming the next Facebook Inc .