2012 is almost over! So what better way to celebrate than to kick back and watch some of the GIFs that defined the Internet this past year?
The failure of Facebook's Poke app has revealed the social giant's nature as a doppleganger. And it won't stop until nothing in the tech world is left.
After the U.S. Senate recently passed a bill to make sharing video content online easier, Netflix aims to bring "social sharing" features to users in 2013.
It looks like Randi Zuckerberg, Mark Zuckerberg’s sister and the mind behind Bravo’s grating reality show “Start-ups,” had an awkward encounter with Facebook’s decidedly murky privacy rules this Christmas. Seemingly, even Clan Zucks isn’t immune…
The future is now. With the year coming to an end, we look at some of the sci-fi tech that's already becoming science fact.
Despite being a dark horse in the smartphone wars, Windows Phone may do well this holiday season. Here are some of the best social apps - and their requisite alternatives - for Windows Phone 8.
A new startup, focus@will, claims to have found the secret to music actually making you productive instead of distracting you.
ICANN held its domain name auction this week. The results promise to change the Web as we know it next year.
The U.S. Federal Trade Commission is showing its teeth today. On top of expanding privacy law to make it more difficult to track children, the FTC is now ordering data brokers to hand over the information they’ve collected on online consumers, exposing their…
Heads up, marketers: The way Facebook handles third-party apps has changed, but it may be for the better. Stories published on official pages will no longer have the currently subtle attribution linking out to apps like Hootsuite and Seesmic. It’s a small…
What filter goes best with user rage? Instagram's new Terms of Service earned some panicked responses from its users - but the truth is you probably wouldn't have stopped using it anyway.
After a long wait, Google's music service is finally bringing a scan and match feature to US users. Now all those previously acquired tracks can have a home inside the storage service.
After a rocky start, Apple Maps is reportedly returning to the drawing board - and getting a little help from social app Foursquare.