Facebook is reportedly planning an initial public offering next year that will value the social network at more than $100bn.
Microsoft has secured its $8.5bn acquisition of internet telephony firm Skype, after getting approval from both the European Commission (EC) and the US Federal Trade Commission.
When it comes to financial products, new credit card firms are the most successful online. Emily Gorton, staff writer for Choose, looks at why traditional banks are reluctant to take risks promoting their products online, and why they are losing out as a result…
Chinese search giant Baidu posted second-quarter profits up 95% on a year ago at $253m, following rapid growth in advertising revenues.
Many Brits are unaware of the financial risks of using their mobile phone to browse the internet, a survey from thinkbroadband.com has found.
New changes to Financial Services Authority (FSA) regulation on the use of mobile phones and electronic devices, may mean that many FSA-regulated businesses may be forced to ban private devices from the workplace, according to mobile voice provider Natterbox.
Piracy, copyright and free speech are the key issues reflected in ‘Internet Heroes and Villians award nominations for this year’s ISPAs awards.
An unnamed footballer is suing Twitter after details of a super-injunction he obtained were published on the micro-blogging site.
Shares of China’s largest social networking firm Renren have lost almost all the gains made since its US stock market debut last week, trading down 8%. The drop follows lingering accounting concerns and fears of further regulation and censorship from China’s government.
The regulation of online content and businesses has proved a difficult challenge for all countries. Latest to change their approach is China, with the government this week announcing a new agency to oversee internet regulation in China. This comes as big Chinese firms float in the US and investors are looking for clearer guidance about … [Read more…]