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Sunday, 01 February 2015
Facebook profit jumps a third
12:53 | 29/1/15
Facebook's quarterly profit jumped 33.8 percent from last year to US$696 million as ad revenue and membership grew at the leading social network.
Tech Bytes - January 29, 2015
10:42 | 29/1/15
This week's Tech Bytes looks at a new invention that takes the sweat out of skateboarding.
Drones could be used to fight scrub fires
08:50 | 29/1/15
Drones are being tested to detect and map hotspot areas around large scrub fires in rural areas.
Youth protest against 'sin' of selfies
05:03 | 29/1/15
Young Indonesians have taken out their cellphones in protest against a Muslim cleric who has declared selfies a sin because they promote pride and arrogance.
Buddy Holly hologram to 'perform' in Texas
02:33 | 29/1/15
Rock 'n' roll icon Buddy Holly is to be brought back to life for a new virtual performance as a hologram.
Twitter cracks down on Islamic State supporters
01:04 | 29/1/15
The fight against Islamic State is taking place online as well on the battlefield, with 18,000 Twitter accounts linked to the group suspended in recent months.
Taylor Swift's social networking accounts hacked
12:55 | 28/1/15
Taylor Swift's Twitter and Instagram accounts were briefly taken over by hackers, who threatened to release nude photos of the pop superstar.
Apple posts record profit
11:39 | 28/1/15
Apple's quarterly profit soared to a record US$18 billion on the back of unprecedented iPhone sales, the tech giant says.
Govt employee admits crashing White House drone
11:06 | 28/1/15
The US Secret Service is continuing to investigate after a small drone crash landed at the White House on Monday.
Asteroid that narrowly missed Earth had a moon
07:03 | 28/1/15
An unusually large asteroid that just skimmed by Earth had its own moon, NASA has said as the US space agency released its first radar images of the flyby.
Facebook denies hack attack after outage
03:02 | 28/1/15
Facebook says the outage that affected it and its photo-sharing site Instagram wasn't caused by hackers despite a tweet by the group Lizard Squad.
Coinbase opens regulated bitcoin exchange
12:35 | 27/1/15
Bitcoin wallet operator Coinbase has opened the first regulated US exchange for the alternative currency.
Facebook launches Lite app
12:08 | 27/1/15
Facebook says it is testing a lightweight version of its mobile app for mobile phones with poor-quality internet connections in emerging markets.
Turkey demands Facebook block pages
09:46 | 27/1/15
Turkey has ordered Facebook to block pages deemed insulting to the Prophet Mohammed or it will be shut down.
Facebook and Instagram back online
09:08 | 27/1/15
Social media websites Facebook and Instagram are back online after an apparent worldwide shutdown.
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