World | Reuters | Thursday December 5, 2013
Security experts have uncovered a trove of some 2 million stolen passwords to websites including Facebook, Google, Twitter and Yahoo from Internet users across the globe.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 3, 2013
A social media analytics firm, co-founded by two Indian-American entrepreneurs, has been acquired by Apple for over USD 200 million.
Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 3, 2013
Superstar Shah Rukh Khan has touched a new benchmark on his Twitter fan following which has risen to over six million.
Tuesday December 3, 2013
Apple has acquired social media analytics firm Topsy Labs, co-founded by two Indian-American entrepreneurs, for over $200 million.
Reuters | Tuesday December 3, 2013
Topsy is an unusual purchase for a hardware-focused company that has made few forays into social networking.
World | David Streitfeld, The New York Times | Tuesday December 3, 2013
Hard to believe, but there was once a time when the visionaries worked for the government. Rebuilding a ruined Europe, putting a man on the moon, ending poverty, connecting the American interior with highways - these were immense tasks undertaken, an...
Sunday December 1, 2013
After a big-bang listing, Twitter stock seems to be losing its fizz while social media rivals Facebook and LinkedIn are holding the fort amid a portfolio churn by investors. In a dream debut, microblogging site Twitter's stock popped up on NYSE debut...
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday November 30, 2013
The NCW today sought an explanation from BJP spokesperson Meenakshi Lekhi for revealing on Twitter the surname of the female journalist who had accused Tarun Tejpal of sexual assault.
World | Reuters | Saturday November 30, 2013
Josh Romney, the son of Mitt Romney, took to Twitter on Friday to share his role in helping a family whose SUV had crashed into a house in a Salt Lake City suburb.
World | Kenneth Chang, The New York Times | Saturday November 30, 2013
Astronomers are marveling at the death and apparent resurrection of a comet that dove close to the sun on Thanksgiving.
India | Edited by Prasad Sanyal | Friday November 29, 2013
With the Internet emerging as the new political battlefront, a sting operation by website Cobrapost claims to expose how IT companies are using social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter to help politicians build up fake fan bases and also mali...
India | Edited by Prasad Sanyal | Thursday November 28, 2013
Vijay Jolly gathered with a group of BJP workers at Shoma Chaudhury's home and graffiti-ed "Accused" on her name plate.
India | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Thursday November 28, 2013
After an ad featuring Sikh model-actor and jewelry designer Waris Ahluwalia was plastered with racist graffiti, the company responded quickly on November 26. The ad is now the main photo for its Twitter account, which has over 300,000 followers.
World | Associated Press | Wednesday November 27, 2013
China said Wednesday it had monitored two unarmed U.S. bombers that flew over the East China Sea in defiance of Beijing's declaration it was exercising greater military control over the area.
World | Reuters | Wednesday November 27, 2013
Chinese internet users are calling for tough measures to enforce China's new airspace defence zone over waters disputed with Japan, with many saying only war will teach Japan not to mess with Chinese sovereignty.
The Associated Press | Wednesday November 27, 2013
United defender Rio Ferdinand said in a Twitter post: "Landed in Germany....just....I've only just recovered after that choppy landing!"
World | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday November 27, 2013
An appeal against a rape conviction by the teenage son of a Chinese general has been rejected, court authorities said Wednesday, after a case that highlighted the extravagant lifestyles of China's elite.
India | Edited by Nadim Asrar | Tuesday November 26, 2013
On Twitter, the battle between the Gujarat Chief Minister and the teenage Twerking star has become the most closely watched contest.
Offbeat | Agence France-Presse | Monday November 25, 2013
A Chinese thief painstakingly wrote out 11 pages of telephone numbers from a stolen iPhone and sent them to the owner, state media said on Monday.
World | Amy Chozick, Nathaniel Popper, Edward Wong and David Carr, The New York Times | Monday November 25, 2013
Champagne flowed last Monday night as Hong Kong's business elite gathered with top Bloomberg LP executives at a dinner for 100 guests at a cultural center in a former British colonial military complex.