Hua Ruobin started using Blued two years ago to meet other gay men in China, setting up weekend dinners or dates in karaoke bars.
After US regulators issued new privacy rules for kids' mobile apps, online stores are flooded with cute software programmes that quietly collect vast amounts of data.
Court is considering the free-speech rights of people who use violent or threatening language on Facebook and other social media.
Internet mogul Kim Dotcom, accused of pocketing more than $175m from pirated copies of movies and other material, says he is broke and facing jail in New Zealand.
Computer security firm Symantec said it uncovered stealthy software wielded as part of a years-long spying campaign, most likely by a nation state.
25 November 2014, 07:56
Telecommunications firm Cable & Wireless has helped Britain eavesdrop on millions of internet users worldwide, a report says.
20 November 2014, 07:59
Facebook launched FB Techwire, billed as a showplace for technology talk shared by influential sources.
19 November 2014, 12:40
Facebook is launching a new free mobile app for its popular Groups feature that lets users create and interact with communities on the site, whether they're based on hobbies, geography or culture.
19 November 2014, 08:09
Shares in LinkedIn dived as talk spread of plans by Facebook to step into its turf with a version of the leading social network tailored for the business world.
19 November 2014, 08:05
The South Korean chicken mogul who bought one of Napoleon's famous two-pointed hats for $2.2 million says he sees the French emperor as a guiding "spirit" for modern entrepreneurs.
16 November 2014, 08:08
Facebook said it is making moves to reduce the number of promotional posts that pop up in timelines, in response to users' demands for fewer advertisements.
13 November 2014, 10:41
For millennia, the sight of a comet filled humans with awe or dread.
12 November 2014, 14:51
Cosmic landing: Final countdown nears for space probe's 10-year odyssey to land on a comet.
12 November 2014, 07:34
Ford bets it all on aluminum-bodied F-150, which heads to dealers next month.
11 November 2014, 07:49
Microsoft leaves Nokia behind with latest Lumia phone.
06 November 2014, 07:33
A senior EU official has hit out at 'lobbying efforts' that the search giant is carrying out.
05 November 2014, 07:42
Google search guru Amit Singhal believes the search-engine of the future will be "a perfect personal assistant" - knowing what you want, when you want it.
04 November 2014, 12:54
A Thai university student was sentenced to prison for defaming king on Facebook.
03 November 2014, 11:38
Hotels try to speed guests through check-in process; smartphones are being used as room keys.
03 November 2014, 07:41
Corporate networking site LinkedIn has reported better-than-expected quarterly profit and revenue as more businesses used its services to hire staff.
31 October 2014, 07:35
IBM and Twitter will work together to integrate Twitter's data into IBM's analytics services for businesses, both companies said.
30 October 2014, 14:03
Apple CEO Tim Cook publicly acknowledges that he is gay for first time.
30 October 2014, 13:51
Microsoft Corp launched a device called "Microsoft Band" that will allow users to monitor their fitness and exercise regime, marking the world's largest
software company's debut into the wearable technology market.
30 October 2014, 07:39
YouTube viewers might get the option of paid subscriptions for ad-free access to the popular online video-sharing service.
29 October 2014, 07:29
Twitter's efforts to improve user engagement and growth rates are taking longer than expected to gain traction, prompting a wave of rating and price target cuts.