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With Nearby Friends, your location history is private to you and only you -- until the social network decides otherwise. Surprised? Don't be. Facebook is in the advertising business.
The ad technology will allow Facebook partners to target ads at users on and off its website.
Mozilla says the new Firefox ad initiative takes a kinder, gentler approach to pitching you products.
Social networks are poised to become even more personal as they become a vehicle for e-commerce, too, predicts the co-founder of a payment processing startup.
Before you sync your iCloud or reinstall your apps, you need to lock down your iPhone or iPad. Here are seven important tweaks (and more) you can set to bolster your privacy.
CNET breaks down Alibaba's sprawling e-commerce empire and explains why everyone's been talking about the Chinese company's initial public offering.
Android launchers are apps that can spice up your phone's home screen or act as a personal assistant. Here's what you need to know about how they work and how to choose one that's right for you.
Facebook's second quarter included a surprise scandal that raised concerns about how powerful it can be and what we give up to use the network.
Google reaches across the aisle to Apple's platform with its hit game, which sees you running around real-world locations claiming them for your team.
Alternative social network tries to stand out with a new mobile app that lets users message with friends, and businesses too.