Don't tell me not to fly, I've simply got to.
Google is to make a significant change to its search algorithm from Monday, downgrading websites that persistently breach copyright laws.
It just ain't fair.
Google is to pay a record $22.5m (£14.4m) fine to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in the US after it tracked users of Apple's iPhone, iPad and Mac computers by circumventing privacy protections on the Safari web browser for several months at the end of 2011 and into 2012.
New York mayor Michael Bloomberg has unveiled a new crime-fighting system developed with Microsoft – and revealed that the city will take a cut of the profits if it is sold to other administrations.
They are tent poles of the economy, companies so big that for many, it can seem hard not to do business with them. Now Apple and Amazon are moving like a pair of lumbering synchronized swimmers to plug gaping leaks in their online security policies.
When Steve Jobs launched the first iPhone he invited Google's former chief executive Eric Schmidt on stage, but one of the most successful collaborations in Silicon Valley is gradually being unpicked.
Wikipedia was inaccessible globally for a couple of hours on Monday after someone accidentally cut through fibre cables connecting its servers in Florida.