Twitter now has more than 200 million active users around the world, with some 10 million of those in the UK underlining its rapid growth as a social media tool.
Google is this week expected to escape the biggest anti-trust investigation for more than a decade by agreeing with US regulators to tweak the way it displays searches.
The National Rifle Association has scaled down its social media presence in the wake of the tragic school shooting in Newton, Conn.
If you use a BlackBerry, you could very well be a pessimist. If you use an iPhone, you're likely an optimist, but chances are your manners are suffering because you're using it too much.
Almost every product you buy now carries a barcode, and its familiar black-and-white lines are used in more than 5bn transactions each day. Its co-inventor, N Joseph Woodland, who patented the idea 60 years ago, has died aged 91.
A proposed global telecoms treaty that would give national governments control of the internet has been blocked by the US and key western and African nations. They said they are "not able to sign the agreement in its current form" at the end of a International Telecoms Union (ITU) conference in Dubai.
Apple shares fell 3.9% in early trading on Friday after the launch of its iPhone 5 received a frosty reception in China, and two analysts cut shipment forecasts.
So here's a fun fact, the average salary of a Facebook intern is over $5,000 a month, according to recent research by Glassdoor
Three large online analytics companies are exploiting a flaw in multiple versions of Microsoft's Internet Explorer browser that lets them track the user's mouse - meaning they can see what people are looking at online.
Social games publisher Zynga had a difficult 2012, but a bright spot is the news that one of its games was the highest grossing iPhone game for the year on the UK and US App Stores.