As people head off on summer vacations, they should be aware
that con artists have come up with a new twist on an old financial fraud -- the "grandparent scam" -- that exploits the information tourists post on the Internet during their travel adventures.
Google's Street View feature received a major update Wednesday that
gives Internet users a better look at the Big Apple.
Higher education's latest movement, the mass distribution of online courses, is getting a new member: the University of New Mexico.
A Silicon Valley lawyer who has headed free speech efforts at Google
(GOOG) and Twitter is in the running to be named a top Obama administration
adviser on privacy issues.
An apparent stand-alone music offering from popular social-media company Twitter
appeared online Friday, but access was limited to invited users only, with Ryan
Seacrest claiming to be one of the select few to receive an invitation.
Social media can help you find someone to take care of your dry
cleaning, your errands or your car. But what about the most important thing in
your house: Your child?
Pope Francis' nine Twitter accounts topped the five-million-followers mark.
One of the most awesome things about social media is how many ways you can use it. When you just want to talk to your friends or a like-minded group of people who share a particular interest, Facebook groups are fine, but you should consider Google Plus Communities.
The digital world changed -- again -- and its inhabitants let out a collective social media wail: "RIP Google Reader." Even if a new and better option presents itself, researchers have found, people prefer to stick with what they have known longer.
Silicon Valley technology giant Oracle announced fiscal third-quarter profits Wednesday of $2.5 billion.
Parents can now see how their children's school compares to others across the nation thanks to a new tool by the U.S. Department of Education that reports school-level graduation rates.
To play off its leading online brand, Austin-based WhaleShark Media Inc. is renaming itself RetailMeNot, Inc., the company says.
Travelocity's roaming gnome wants consumers to get off their couches and take a vacation.
Wildlife and environmental campaigners say they have asked Google to stop advertisements in Japan by companies selling ivory products.
The 14 startups -- and the concepts behind them -- selected to participate in TechStars Boston's Spring 2013 program: