Australian broadcaster hires social media reporter
By New Statesman - 13 December 10:49

ABC's new recruit Latikia Bourke has more than 10,000 followers on Twitter

CNBC launches live financial news iPad app
By New Statesman - 13 December 10:06

Users can access live stock quotes from the New York Stock Exchange and the NASDAQ

WikiLeaks dissidents launch rival whistleblower site
By New Statesman - 13 December 10:02 will not publish leaked documents directly online, but will make it available to partn

Google trims down results to suit searcher’s needs
By New Statesman - 13 December 9:57

Search company's new feature is yet another way for people to trim down their results

YouTube extends allowed video duration for select users
By New Statesman - 10 December 11:12

Users who have played by the rules of the site's "community guidelines" will be allowed to upload lo

UN human rights chief defends Wikileaks
By New Statesman - 10 December 11:05

UN Human Rights Commissioner concerned by pressure exterted on companies supporting WikiLeaks

Bebo co-founder Birch rejoins social network
By New Statesman - 10 December 9:54

Birch sold Bebo to AOL in 2005 for $850m

Women more likely to use Twitter in the US
By New Statesman - 10 December 9:49

Study found that the microblogging service is popular among young adults, minorities, and those who

Zuckerberg pledges to donate most of his wealth to charity
By New Statesman - 10 December 9:44

Facebook founder is among 17 billionaires who recently signed up to Giving Pledge

AskMen undergoes revamp, adds new features
By New Statesman - 09 December 10:54

Lifestyle site to benefit from social media upgrades.

Random chat site Chatroulette is UK's fastest rising search term on Google
By New Statesman - 09 December 10:52

The fad for the videochat website kept the general election off the top spot

US daily pulls down paywall for one month
By New Statesman - 09 December 10:44

$20 per month fee put on hold to tantalise potential customers with the site's striking changes.

Sunday Times iPad app to launch on Friday
By Dominic Ponsford - 09 December 10:23

App will offer access to all 12 sections of the website plus a new interactive TV guide

Yahoo launches hyperlocal news site in the US
By New Statesman - 09 December 10:22

Yahoo on Wednesday launched a new local site that offers local news, activities and deals of a few n

Google to launch 'search without search' in 2011
By New Statesman - 09 December 10:01

New concept which takes into account a user's location and context to figure out what pieces of info

Twitter products VP Jason Goldman steps down
By New Statesman - 09 December 9:55

Goldman said he will still be involved with the microblogging site as an advisor

Facebook not to disable WikiLeaks account yet
By New Statesman - 09 December 9:51

"We haven't received any official requests to disable the WikiLeaks page" said a spokesman

Laurie Penny: tell me what a rapist looks like
By Laurie Penny - 09 December 9:33

When talking about Julian Assange, remember: if global justice movements had to rely solely on people of impeccable character to further their cause, we would probably still be trying to end slavery.

Twitter embeds more multimedia content onto its panel
By New Statesman - 08 December 10:13

Instagram,, Rdio, Slideshare and DipDive will be among the 20 companies that will embed thei

Facebook to add 100 jobs in Dublin
By New Statesman - 08 December 10:08

Company currently has 200 employees at its Dublin base so with new additions, staff strength will in

Wait until 2012 to judge me, says Yahoo’s Carol Bartz
By New Statesman - 08 December 10:02

Bartz reminded investors that it would take two years to resolve technical issues on which Yahoo had

Google buys UK speech technology firm to boost voice output capacity
By New Statesman - 08 December 9:56

Search company is confident that it is moving towards "Star Trek future"

Lord Patten applies for BBC Trust chairman job
By New Statesman - 08 December 9:52

UK's Department of Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has been looking for a suitable candidate to succ

Mail Online has second-largest web audience among world newspapers
By New Statesman - 07 December 15:32

More than 32 million people visit the British newspaper's site every month

Twitter denies keeping WikiLeaks out of trending topics
By New Statesman - 07 December 15:18

Media reports claimed the site had deliberately kept off the tweets from its hot topics

Lonely Planet appoints Dominic Rowell as managing director of digital
By New Statesman - 07 December 15:13

Rowell takes over the new responsibility from Kelly Brough, who resigned as global online director l

London's Southwark Council to allow recordings of its meetings
By New Statesman - 07 December 15:08

Request approved although video recordings will require prior consent

Print media 'very resilient' and paywalls unpopular, says study
By Dominic Ponsford - 07 December 10:58

KPMG study also found that a large majority prefer printed products over online and mobile devices.

Businesses to leverage more social networking tools by 2011: IDC report
By New Statesman - 07 December 10:35

Many small and medium-sized businesses will turn to social networks such as Facebook to establish a

WikiLeaks founder to appear in UK court
By New Statesman - 07 December 10:32

Lawyer representing Assange states that the whistleblower site's founder has not been charged with a