Facebook-sponsored study claims the company added $227 billion to the global economy last year.
Police in Sweden have raided The Pirate Bay and seized servers, citing alleged violations of copyright law.
The iPhone 6 Plus alone accounted for 41 percent of all phablet sales in the US in the fall, according to research firm Kantar Worldpanel ComTech.
The company's service allows consumers to swap established currencies for the digital kind without the speculating inherent in trading exchanges.
As part of a second wave of cuts announced in July, Microsoft is laying off 2,100 employees worldwide on September 18.
Apple and Samsung will account for almost half of those shipments, but vendors in emerging regions will increasingly move the market, says research firm Juniper Research.
Now open to all Google Apps for Education users, Classroom helps teachers work with students in and out of the classroom.
At Gamescom 2014, Sony reveals that its game console has sold 10 million units to consumers, signifying strong momentum continuing from its last sales update in April.
The young Chinese company has quickly gained market share and now takes its place in the top 5 as the "star performer" in the second quarter, according to Strategy Analytics.
Ephemeral photo sharing app Slingshot is now available for iPhone and Android anywhere in the world.