UK businessman Daniel Hegglin has taken Google to the High Court to try to prevent anonymous online abuse which has seen him named a murderer and a paedophile from appearing in the search engine.

BT has admitted that it is in preliminary talks with two mobile companies about an acquisition, one of which is Telefonica (O2).

Google Play has removed an app called 'Ass Hunter' from its store following complaints over its depiction and encouragement to kill gay men.

Social media should be viewed by all businesses as providing a real time view of the performance and perception of a brand or product or service, said Phil Worms, marketing director of iomart, the headline sponsor of the Social Buzz Awards.

Google has come under pressure from the European Parliament to separate its search engine from the rest of the company’s activities.

Tesco Clubcard has worked with We Are Social to launch of a campaign with aims to find the perfect presents for friends and family via Twitter.

The National Mobile Service Provider Mobitel won three esteemed awards at the recent ‘e-Swabhimani 2014 Awards’, the prestigious national awards that gives recognition for the best e-content and innovative ICT applications in the country.

Mobile communications app Viber has set its sights on the social media market with the launch of Public Chats, a feature that lets users interact and share content and conversations on their phones as it looks to stand out in a “jostling marketplace”.

Yahoo has won one back from Google: It will replace Google's search engine on Firefox's Web browser in the U.S. - a notable coup for Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer, a former Google executive.

Twitter’s struggle for stronger earnings growth has taken a knock after a leading US ratings agency downgraded its debt to ‘junk’ status.

Facebook has set out plans which will see promotional posts asking fans to buy something, enter a competition or install an app appear in news streams less.