Much the way Apple took the reins of advertising on iOS with iAd, Google has a plan to replace third-party advertiser-tracking cookies with a proprietary identifier called AdID.
New policy will prevent ad networks from tracking users' browser activity, a move one ad exec called a "nuclear first strike."
Aptoide files an antitrust complaint in Europe against the search giant for its handling of alternative app stores.
In addition to improvements to the stock keyboard, Apple will open the door to the Swypes and SwiftKeys of the world.
Online music storage and second-hand retailer Murfie has announced that customers can now buy CDs from any online service and ship them directly to their Murfie collections for no extra charge.
The company is working a tracking technology that would extend to mobile devices and the Xbox, says AdAge. But will the cookie crumble away without a fight?
They aren't the only way advertisers and other companies track us, but third-party cookies are the most prevalent Web-tracking technology. Their benefit to users is questionable.
The company announces integrations from outside developers that let people use features and tools from the likes of Avery and Mailchimp.
Interactive Advertising Bureau CEO Randall Rothenberg calls the effort to determine which cookies should be blocked or allowed a "Kangaroo Cookie Court" that will hurt small Internet publishers.
Samsung UK tells us it's looking into claims that some accessories aren't working with the Note 3 running Android 4.4 KitKat.