Twitter's new search engine means that you can now search for any tweet ever sent. And there are half a trillion of them now available to view.
Articles by Dave Neal
German Justice Minister Heiko Maas said Google needs observing and noted anything that does not feature in its top search results might as well not exist.
Globally, FISA and NSL demands have increased by 15 percent during the first six months of 2014 and by 150 percent over the five-year reporting period.
The search tool, ICREACH, is reportedly capable of handling 2 to 5 billion new records every day, including email, phone call, fax, Internet, and text message metadata.
Microsoft's search engine Bing has finally responded to the recent European Court of Justice "right to be forgotten" ruling. Bing has created a form for people to use who want embarrassing things written about them to be removed from search results.
How much is a Bitcoin worth today? Now Google can tell you. The search giant has added a Bitcoin calculation tool to its search results for certain queries such as "Price of BTC" or "Bitcoin price". Bing added a Bitcoin convertor in February.
Europe's competition commissioner said he could investigate Google's YouTube if he saw any attempt by the company to abuse its dominant position in online video searching.
Is Google considering giving websites that use strong encryption preferential placement in its search results? Google's Distinguished Engineer Matt Cutts has hinted at this, having recently spoken about about such a move.
Twitter is clamping down on graphic sexual activities and provocative nudity that people post on quick clip video app Vine, making it clear that explicit sexual content is unwanted.
Google reportedly has spent $400 million to buy a London based artificial intelligence company called DeepMind. Neither firm offered up more information, but reports indicate DeepMind's team will be working with Google's search team.
A U.S. court has ordered customer review website Yelp reveal the names of seven of its anonymous reviewers. The order follows a lawsuit filed by a carpet cleaning company which suspected that some of the reviews placed online about it were made up.
Wired found that the block list on Android contains 1,400 odd words. Some are obvious, others less so, and Wired said that even "butt" and "geek" are no no words.
Over time Yahoo built up quite a portfolio of domain names, and it is now ready to part with some of them. Most interesting is sandwich.com. The auction started today and runs for a week. Yahoo is calling the event Domainapalooza.
Just days after the validity of the Bing It On Challenge faced serious questions, Microsoft has apparently decided that people need more marketing pokes aimed at Google and kicked off another Bing It On advertising campaigns, this time in the UK.
Google has not responded in a timely manner to the French data protection authority's demand that it make changes, and will now face sanctions in the form of a fine of more than $400,000. Google maintains their policy respects European laws.
Twitter has launched Twitter Alerts, a way of broadcasting critical information from emergency reporting organizations during emergencies and natural disasters. Users will see highlighted alerts in the Twitter feed and receive push notifications.
"We're delighted that CERN opened its doors to Google Maps Street View allowing anyone, anywhere in the world to take a peek into its laboratories, control centers and its myriad underground tunnels housing cutting-edge experiments," said Google.
The report found that three-quarters of respondents admitted using search engines as a route to their plundered content and that 58% of searches were generic hunts without any pirate tinged keywords. The majority of queries (82%) came from Google.
Yahoo has finally unveiled the logo that it spent 30 days counting down to releasing. Its new logo, designed over on weekend this summer, isn't dissimilar to previous Yahoo logos. It has a slightly slimmer font and retains the exclamation mark.
Google has told the UK High Court that it isn't subject to UK privacy laws because it's a U.S. company. Google is in court because it danced around security settings on the Apple iPhone and collected some users' personal information through Safari.