Research by Chinese freedom of speech blog GreatFire.org explained how when certain terms are searched for using Bing's international and U.S.-localized portals, some results are not delivered. Bing's Stefan Weitz blames it on a system error.
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The tiny device, which could make a dramatic difference to the lives of diabetics, monitors the levels of glucose in the wearer's tears, though actual crying is optional, and transmits the information to the wearer's smartphone.
Hundreds of thousands of Yahoo users in European countries may have been infected with malware injected into advertising hosted on Yahoo websites. The ads were served in iframes by Yahoo's advertising service, and were hosted on external sites.
Facebook is facing yet more legal action as a result of its privacy practices, this time surrounding alleged "systematic interception" and commercial use of private messages sent between users on the site.
Google has bought military robotics firm Boston Dynamics as part of a series of deals edging the firm closer to a future of robotics products and services. Google's intentions remain top secret for eight recent robotics acquisitions.
Google, Twitter, Microsoft and Facebook are among eight of the world's largest tech companies to sign a joint letter to US congress demanding reforms in the way government agencies collect user data. Their demands align with the USA Freedom Act.
Google will block more than 100,000 unique search terms that could lead to the discovery of child abuse images. Google has added 200 people dedicated to finding and removing sex abuse images. Microsoft is also preparing to announce its own efforts.
Google has won its eight-year battle with The Authors Guild over its Books service, with a judge ruling that Google's use of copyrighted material was allowed under fair use. Google lets users search and view "snippets" of more than 20 million books.
Trendrr creates big data social analytics products for TV and media brands, including Curatorr, which allows clients to curate tweets for broadcast, or analyze discussions on social networks to create ranking lists or voting systems.
The patents show images of a Google Glass-style headset, which would keep track of users' eye movements to create a "gazing log" for advertisers and a sensor that keeps track of pupil dilation in order to judge the effectiveness of ad campaigns.
Twitter has bought local discovery app Spindle. Spindle, available on iOS in the U.S., describes itself as a "news feed for your neighborhood", collating Twitter and Facebook posts from local businesses into a stream of local events and offers.