A New York Times investigation says private messages and details about users' friends were made available to third parties - and that some of the data-sharing deals were still active this year.
Seda Basay-Yildiz and her young daughter were threatened by five German police officers in an anonymous fax message.
State-run telecoms monopoly announced Cubans will be offered full internet access for mobile phones beginning this week.
The software company has found stability under CEO Satya Nadella by focusing on software and services over the internet, or the cloud, with long-term business contracts.
Apple Inc tops the list at over $1 trillion after crossing that threshold in September. Microsoft’s market capitalisation was Wall Street’s highest in late 1998 through early 2000 before the dot-com bubble burst.
The statement from CEO Sundar Pichai follows a New York Times report which says the tech giant protected Android creator Andy Rubin after he faced accusations of sexual misconduct.
As the company marks 20 years, it has grown from simply a better way to explore the internet to a search engine so woven into daily life its name has become a verb.
Google has been ordered to put a stop to its anti-competitive practices in Turkey.
The South Korean electronics giant, the world's leading smartphone maker, unveiled its latest flagship Galaxy Note 9 in August.
The Silicon Valley stalwart's stock has surged more than 50,000 percent since its 1980 initial public offering, dwarfing the S&P 500's 2,000 percent increase during the same almost four decades.
The company said it removed 32 accounts from Facebook and Instagram because they were involved in "coordinated" political behaviour and appeared to be fake. Nearly 300,000 people followed at least one of the accounts.
Twitter registers drop in market value by more than $6 billion as it begins containing online hate and trolls that has in turn hurt its standing with investors and declined its monthly users.
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