Google’s browser Chrome is taking an increasing share of global Web usage, while Microsoft’s market leader Internet Explorer is in decline, according to new figures.
Google plans to crack down on pirated content, pledging to remove material which infringes copyright from its main search service “within 24 hours”.
Amazon has invested $175m (£112m) in Living Social, a rival to popular deals site Groupon.
Japan’s anti-monopoly watchdog has approved a tie-up between Yahoo Japan and Google but warned it will keep checking for possible violations.
Google is set to launch its ‘Google Editions’ electronic book store early next year in the UK, taking on the likes of Amazon and Apple in the growing online publishing market, according to a news report.
Google is close to buying e-commerce coupon website Groupon for as much as $6bn (£3.9bn), according to a news report.
Leading Russian search engine Yandex is set to go public with a billion-pound IPO, according to a report.
Gune has added an additional 14 options to its meta mobile search tool.
The popular NHS Choices health website has been exposed automatically ‘tracking’ all Facebook users that visit, according to new research.
In a speech this week, Ed Vaizey, minister for Culture, Communications, and Creative Industries, set out the government’s vision on ‘Net Neutrality’. He outlined three principles: openness, transparency and freedom to invest and innovate. Thinkbroadband takes a closer look at the prospect of a two-tier internet.