Facebook hires ex-FTC member to fight privacy issues
By New Statesman - 10 May 14:47

Last month, several US lawmakers asked the company to stop automatically sharing user information wi

Google aggregates services into apps platform
By New Statesman - 10 May 14:42

The search engine giant said the aggregation of services would enable companies to use Google's web

iPad in UK to cost 20 per cent more
By New Statesman - 10 May 14:37

Company attributes this to the cost of doing business in Britain and VAT.

Polaroid donates classic collection to MIT Museum
By New Statesman - 07 May 13:49

Camera company has donated a classic collection of products and prototypes covering its 73 year hist

Social networks in classrooms don’t improve communication
By New Statesman - 07 May 13:36

Study carried out by the Lab for Social Computing at the Rochester Institute of Technology (USA).

Yahoo to launch new ad campaign
By New Statesman - 07 May 11:14

Campaign worth $75-$85 million will promote home page and claw back market share from search-engine

Zettabyte is new unit of measuring digital output
By New Statesman - 07 May 11:11

Online information explosion spawns new word: zettabyte.

Facebook and Twitter traffic grows, new data says
By New Statesman - 07 May 11:08

Facebook and Twitter outdo other social networks in the US in year-over-year growth.

Cable companies’ shares fall over FCC internet plan
By New Statesman - 07 May 10:57

Time Warner Cable falls 8 per cent, Cablevision 10 per cent and Comcast nearly 5 per cent.

Twitter broadcasting election buzz faster than other media
By New Statesman - 07 May 10:52

Tweetminster used Twitter "buzz" to predict the outcome of the election.

US judge declines media's request for papers on Gizmodo raid
By New Statesman - 07 May 10:48

The District Attorney's Office at San Mateo County opposed the request saying they have the right to

Facebook turns off chat system after security lapse
By Matthew Hepplewhite - 06 May 17:53

Users able to view the live chats of their friends.

Google Search to revamp pages this week
By New Statesman - 06 May 14:02

Search engine will offer new tools that automatically customise themselves to individual searches.

Google to launch ebook store by July
By New Statesman - 06 May 13:44

Google has confirmed it will launch ebook store Google Editions by June or July this year.

Brown's speech video tops YouTube charts
By New Statesman - 06 May 13:40

Labour Party receives last-minute fillip after Gordon Brown speech becomes the most-watched video on

Draft of online privacy bill introduced in US Congress
By New Statesman - 06 May 13:31

Debate on bill seeking to regulate online user data-protection policies set to begin.

Pearson to launch social network
By New Statesman - 05 May 16:12

The London publisher is to revamp book site into teenage social network, the Bloomberg Businessweek

Microsoft unveils Spindex to enhance social networking
By New Statesman - 05 May 12:57

New tool currently in a closed preview version for the technology community.

Google keen to broadcast live sports and events on YouTube
By New Statesman - 05 May 12:24

50 million fans watched the IPL games on the site.

BBC websites win Webby awards
By New Statesman - 05 May 12:11

BBC news site wins People's award for the sixth time.

Facebook users want Nick Clegg as PM
By New Statesman - 05 May 12:08

Around three-fifths of those who voted were under the age of 35.

HCL signs $500m strategic deal with MSD
By New Statesman - 05 May 11:45

IT provider HCL Technologies has signed a five-year strategic engagement with pharmaceutical company

Global IT services revenue down 5.3 per cent
By New Statesman - 05 May 11:41

Worldwide IT services revenue totalled $763bn in 2009, a decrease of 5.3 per cent on $805bn in 2008,

Thomson Reuters profits down
By Oliver Luft - 05 May 11:30

News and information giant records a year-on-year fall in Q1 operating profit of 15 per cent.

Google introduces multi-language virtual keyboards for search
By New Statesman - 04 May 14:29

Languages include Arabic and Russian.

Apple sells one million iPads since launch
By New Statesman - 04 May 14:17

iPad users have downloaded 12 million apps and 1.5 million eBooks.

UK witnesses surge in mobile ad spend, says report
By New Statesman - 04 May 14:13

Overall spend on mobile advertising rose by 32 per cent between 2008 and 2009.

Twitter to launch new way to embed tweets
By New Statesman - 04 May 14:09

Embedded tweets will make quoting easier for journalists.

Iron Man 2 on Pirate Bay before North American release
By New Statesman - 03 May 14:21

Pirated copies of the film are on file-sharing website before its scheduled debut.

Automated Twitter setting leads Aussie PM to follow porn sites
By New Statesman - 03 May 12:33

An automated setting on Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd's Twitter account led him to follow por