The US Justice Department and state attorney generals will be discussing on September 25 concerns on the effect of social media on the free exchange of ideas. Justice Department spokesman Devin O’Malley said that they will be probing whether social media companies stifle speech and hurting competition. Tech companies such as Twitter...

The Verge recently divulged that Instagram is building a new standalone app where users can browse a seller’s collection of merchandise and purchase them directly within the app. Sources have said that Instagram believes it is well-positioned to expand into e-commerce, with 25 million businesses already having Instagram accounts. However, Instagram...

Security researchers from EU-based companies tweeted this week that a number of banking trojans and shady apps can still be found on Google Play. Lukas Stefanko from ESET said that he found three astrology apps that had the functionality to steal and send SMS, steal callLogs and banking credentials, and download...

Google’s director of global product policy, David Graff recently wrote that the company is finding it increasingly difficult to discern ads from bad actors and legitimate providers. He added that tech support fraudsters are getting more proficient at what they do. Aside from using websites that instill trust, the scammers...