The European Commission declined to comment on reports that Microsoft and other firms have complained to antitrust regulations about Google's social networking tool, which could prompt the EU to dig deeper in its investigation into Google.
Following in the footsteps of U.S. shock jock Glen Beck, who set up his own online subscription site after leaving Fox News and of comedian Louis CK, who grossed more than $1m from a web special and charged fans $5, Charlie Higson wants to be at the frontier of TV's move online.
For as little as GBP635 a month, any business can access all tweets written on Twitter going back two years as part of a partnership between Twitter and the British start-up founded by Tweetmeme creator Nick Halstead.
The UK's largest electrical retailer will promote the service, which launches March 1, through its 600 Currys and PC World stores nationwide. KnowHow Movies will feature content from partners Disney, Pixar, Warner Bros and Momentum Pictures, which has UK right to films.
The EU Commission will decide whether to clear the way for a group led by Sony to buy the London-based record label's music publishing business for $2.2 billion. The group includes Blackstone Group, Abu Dhabi's Mubadala Development Co., Raine Group, and movie mogul David Geffen.
Speaking on Tuesday at the Mobile World Conference in Barcelona, Google CEO Eric Schmidt answered an audience member's question by rhetorically asking, "When will smartphone cost what feature phones cost? The answer is next year. It's Moore's Law."
As the March 1 start date of Google's new security policy draws near, growing concern about how data will be gathered and used was the talk of the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
Lady Gaga has launched her own social network website, called Littlemonsters.com.
The top 25 media influencers in UK's digital technology space in 2012 have been named in The Tech Influence 25, a report by Propeller and Cision.
While a UK roll-out is expected later this year, Nielsen will be providing Unilever with reach, frequency and gross rating point measures for campaigns featuring any of the 40 brands it has on the market in the United States.