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Facebook buys mobile data compression start-up Onavo for $120m

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Onavo's technology will be built into Facebook apps for iOS and Android
16 Oct 2013

NSA harvests millions of personal email and IM contact lists

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Average of 500,000 address books collected a day, according to latest Snowden revelations
15 Oct 2013

Facebook users no longer able to opt out of appearing in search results

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Privacy feature removed with Facebook claiming it was 'broken' and 'confusing'
11 Oct 2013

The cookie crumbles: Microsoft, Google and Facebook plot the demise of third-party trackers

Cross-platform browsing making cookies redundant, but could give more power to the internet giants
11 Oct 2013

Facebook to build cushy $120m housing complex for employees

Residents can leave their dogs at the pet spa while they laze around the pool after an exhausting yoga session
04 Oct 2013

Twitter hopes to raise $1bn in IPO, despite lack of profit

Investors will be wary of the social media firm's financials, as well as a succession of internet IPO flops
04 Oct 2013

US government: 'Tech firms should not be allowed to publish data requests'

Claims that 'adversaries' would be able to switch providers if they knew which companies the government is working with
03 Oct 2013

Facebook's Luleå data centre is a Swedish model of efficiency

Facebook built its first non-US data centre in northern Sweden to take advantage of low energy costs and free cooling – among many other reasons
27 Sep 2013

Data centres don’t need air conditioning, says Facebook

'Operators need to push the envelope harder,' says Open Compute guru Frankovsky
19 Sep 2013

Prism spying damaging web users' trust, says Zuckerberg

Facebook CEO argues that US government needs to be more transparent about surveillance
19 Sep 2013

Twitter to go public

Twitter has announced that it is to file for an IPO with the US regulators
13 Sep 2013

Facebook shares hit all-time high

Social media firm's stock valued at highest point since entering the market
12 Sep 2013

Zuckerberg and Mayer hit back at Prism critics

Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer says she could go to jail for not complying, while Zuckerberg says government did a bad job
12 Sep 2013

Facebook and Yahoo ask for permission to publish national security-related data requests

US government prohibits companies from disclosing this information
10 Sep 2013

Governments seek data on 38,000 Facebook users in six months

US authorities made over half of requests for user information in first six months of 2013
28 Aug 2013

Court orders Facebook to pay $20m privacy settlement

US Judge orders Facebook to compensate users over unauthorised use of personal information in sponsored stories
27 Aug 2013

Nasdaq technical glitch hits Apple, Facebook and Microsoft

US Securities and Exchange Commission wants to meet with Nasdaq over "technological vulnerabilities"
23 Aug 2013

Facebook founder Zuckerberg launches Internet.org to make internet available to all

Samsung, Ericsson, Nokia, Qualcomm, Opera and MediaTek also involved in Facebook-led initiative
21 Aug 2013

Tesco to release tablet computer to take on Amazon and Apple

Retail giant Tesco will launch cut-price device in time for Christmas
20 Aug 2013

Facebook acquires Mobile Technologies

Social media firm takes on speech recognition and machine translation technologies start-up
14 Aug 2013

Unemployed graduates to help plug 'major' data centre skills gap

Data Centre Alliance to run a 10-day Data Centre Bootcamp to help graduates and the industry
13 Aug 2013

'Google, Amazon and Facebook will gobble up cloud competition' - Trainline IS Director

Josko Grljevic believes the future will be dominated by big cloud providers
09 Aug 2013

Facebook pays boy of 13 share of $1m for amateur security testing

329 'bounties' paid out in two years, with two job offers made by social network’s 'Bug Bounty' programme
05 Aug 2013

Merkel vows to push for tougher EU laws to protect personal data

Different systems across EU makes it harder to control who has access to web users' personal data
15 Jul 2013